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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Thanksgiving



Happy Thanksgiving, fellow Americans!   Celebrate your gratitude through tags with Chili's fabulous Thanksgiving kit, which comes in a traditional autumn palette of maple and cranberry reds, various orange tones ranging from pumpkin to sunset, and wood, with accents of cream, orange-gold, black and tan.  This kit is part of the great Thanksgiving 2017 collab, which is ON SALE for $8 here!

Below are example tags showing use of the kit.





CT TAGS ~ Atlana




"Atlana" by NataliaNZ is a lovely tube perfect for autumn tags that fall between formal and casual.  She's dressed in rose and burnished orange dress with gold trim, soft brown boots, and gold and jade-bead dangle earrings that compliment her eyes.  She goes well with a variety of autumn scrap kits or use her against a backdrop photo of the autumn colors in your area!

All of Natalia's tubes come in a nice large size for use in full body size or as a close up head shot.  Atlana is available for purchase at the following stores:  

PFD
S&CO
Hania's
Scrap and Tubes

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.





Tuesday, November 21, 2017

CT TUTORIAL ~ Natural Autumn Beauty



NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written November 4, 2017.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using "Autumn Babe 9", part of the Autumn Babes pack by Julia Fox.  This pack comes with nine awesome tubes of different styles.  You can purchase the pack here.

-- scrap kit of choice.   I am using a gorgeous kit called "Fall Dress" by Bibi, which you can get here.
-- template of choice.  I'm using a template by Melissa.
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask by ATM.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color white.
-- the plugins Bevel Boss and Gradient Glow.
-- font of choice.  I am using Knight Brush.


Sunday, November 19, 2017

PTU CLUSTERS ~ Fashion Rose Fall



Combining autumn with romance is the theme of Chili Designz' gorgeous kit "Fashion Rose Fall".  this kit is made to match a lovely Andy Cooper tube and comes in a palette of rosy pink, burgundy, and rose-brown with accents of red, silver, champagne and black.  you can purchase the kit here and my clusters here

below are example tags showing off my clusters, as well as use of the kit.






Friday, November 17, 2017

CT TUTORIAL ~ Cold Colors






NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written November 17, 2017.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using Danny Lee's "Nostalgic Cold".  You can purchase her here.

-- scrap kit of choice that includes at least one scenic paper.   I am using an awesome matching kit by Rieneke, which you can purchase here.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugin Mura Meister Copies.
-- font of choice.  I am using Andara Script.


Monday, November 6, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Sad Sad Autumn


Autumn is sometimes considered to be a "sad" season; as summer's warm and carefree days turn to chill with occasional rain and bright sunshine dims with the shift towards winter.  This is the theme of Chili's kit "Sad Sad Autumn", which uses a unique palette of slate, pewter and black, with accents of porcelain, cream and smoky blues. This kit is ONLY available in the Sad Autumn Store Collab, which includes this kit AND many other awesome items here.

Below are example tags showing use of the kit.




Saturday, November 4, 2017

CT TUTORIAL ~ Gothika




NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written November 4, 2017.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using "Gothika" by Lysisange.  You can purchase her here.

-- scrap kit of choice with scenic papers included.   I am using a matching kit by Lil Mz's Brainstorms, which you can get here.
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask by Simone.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins Mura Meister Copies and .
-- font of choice.  I am using Diploma.


Thursday, November 2, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Lapa



NataliaNZ's lovely "Lapa" is a perfect tube for your collection to use in your casual autumn tag designs.  She's dressed in a warm orange sweater, dark jeans and simple jewelry, and holding a "clover" style leaf.  She goes well with a variety of autumn scrap kits or use her against a backdrop photo of the autumn colors in your area!

All of Natalia's tubes come in a nice large size for use in full body size or as a close up head shot.  Lapa is available for purchase at the following stores:  

PFD
S&CO
Hania's
Scrap and Tubes
Daelman's Design
DigiDivas

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.





BLOG TRAIN ~ Highland Winter


Hopped on the Pampered Pups Blog Train and November's theme was Highland Winter, with a palette I could not resist trying out.  I have created for you a great set of eight papers.  they are both PU and CU allowed, and I'd love to see what you do with them.






And don't miss all of the other great stops on this train!

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Crossbones




Be stylish this Dia de los Muertos with GraphFreaks' great new pack, Crossbones and bonus tube Candy!  Crossbones is a cute blonde in a skeleton-patterned minidress and thigh-high stockings and boots, while bonus tube Candy is dressed in a dark blue dress and a lovely facial design of basic black and white, allowing her bright blue eyes to shine.  These tubes are great for Halloween and Day of the Dead both.

Each girl comes in a full size tube with two closeups (half size and face), perfect for whatever Day of the Dead designs you can conjure up.  You can purchase the tube pack here.

Below are tag designs showing the use of the tubes.


Saturday, October 28, 2017

PTU CLUSTERS ~ Djamila



Exotic and bright is the theme of "Djamila", a gorgeous kit by Chili.  This kit was made to match a beautiful Lysisange tube and comes in a vivid palette of royal orchid, dark violet, fucshia and gold, with accents of lavender, crystal and black.  you can purchase the kit here and my clusters here

below are example tags showing off my clusters, as well as use of the kit.








Thursday, October 26, 2017

BLOG TRAIN ~ Ghouls and Goblins




 In need of some extra Halloween goodies?  Jump aboard the Ghouls and Goblins freebie blog train run by Bibi's Collection!  

My contributions to this year's train are a set of frames and a gravestone element, both CU/PU.  All items come large size for easier use in your design needs.

You can download the frames here and the gravestone here.

and don't forget to visit all the great stops on the train by clicking here!



Wednesday, October 25, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Witchy Fall



For a fun and different color scheme for Halloween, Chili's kit "Witchy Fall" is an excellent fit.  This kit has a fun palette of violet, burnt and pumpkin oranges with accent colors of black, white, lighter purples and potion neon green.  You can purchase the kit here or the Colors collab, which includes this kit AND many other awesome items here.

Below are example tags showing use of the kit.







CT TAGS ~ Witchy Woman




Get your wicked magic on with GraphFreaks' newest, "Witchy Woman".  A lovely redhead in black lace and silver jewelry, she won't need her spells to put you under her thrall.  She also comes with a bonus tube, "Wicked Witch"!  With her intense eyes and magic at her fingertips, she's sure to bewitch anyone who crosses her path (or sees your tags)!  

Each witch comes in a full size tube with two closeups (half size and face), and to go with them are two awesome kits by Jenn's Designs, "Wicked Witch" and "Dark Witch Night", both a great compliment to their chosen tubes.  You can purchase the tube pack here and Jenn's kits here.

Below are tag designs showing the use of the tubes and the kits.





CT TAGS ~ Ortena




Spooky yet charming, Natalia's "Ortena" is a great tube for your non-scary Halloween tagging needs.  This blue-eyed girl is out for a night of trick or treating fun, armed with her jack o' lantern bucket and wearing a gothic lady costume complete with bat-winged skull silver earrings.    

Ortena comes in a nice large size, so she can used in full body size or as a close up head shot.  She is available for purchase at the following stores:  

PFD
S&CO
Hania's
Scrap and Tubes
Daelman's Design
DigiDivas

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.





Monday, October 23, 2017

CT TUTORIAL ~ Audrey's Voodoo




NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written October 23, 2017.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using "Audrey" by Tammy's Welt.  You can purchase Audrey here.

-- scrap kit of choice.   I am using a kit by Lil Mz's Brainstorms called "Donia Catrina", which you can get here.
-- template of choice.  I am using a template by Jill.
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask by Wynter.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins Tramages and Gradient Glow.
-- font of choice.  I am using Fack.


Friday, October 20, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Justine




Haunting beauties are always good for Halloween tags and this tube by Natalia NZ fits that bill.  "Justine" is an alluring green-eyed lady and her full-length black gown and silver-and-emerald jewelry are a great fit for Halloween or an every day glamorous goth look.    

Justine comes in a nice large size, so she can used in full body size or as a close up head shot.  She is available for purchase at the following stores:  

PFD
S&CO
Hania's
Scrap and Tubes
Daelman's Design
DigiDivas

Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.





Thursday, October 19, 2017

CT TUTORIAL ~ Dead Man's Bride




NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written October 18, 2017.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using a tube by Mariel that is part of S&CO's Dead Bride Night Collab part two.  Each part of the collab is FREE with purchase of $13.50 or more and you can get part here.

-- scrap kit of choice.   I am using a kit by FwTags Creations, also part of this collab pack.
-- template of choice.  I am using Template #17 by Melissa.
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask by Vaybs.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins EyeCandy Bevel Boss, Corona and Gradient Glow.
-- font or alpha of choice.  I am using an alpha by Designs by Sue that is part of the collab pack.


Monday, October 16, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Pumpkin Party




If you love fall, have a Pumpkin Party!  This lovely autumn kit by Chili Designz features a mostly orange palette that fits its name with primary palette colors of pumpkin and sunset oranges, squash and sunflower yellows and oak with accent colors of green-brown, mahogany, beige, and orange-yellow.  You can purchase the kit here

Below are example tags showing use of the kit.



Tuesday, October 3, 2017

CT TUTORIAL ~ She's Spellbinding




NOTE: you MAY link to this tut. you MAY print it out for later use offline. you MAY NOT claim it as yours or take anything else from it. this tutorial is ©Ruby/Stormlight, written October 3, 2017.



Supplies needed:
-- PSP
-- main tube of choice.   I am using Andy Cooper's "Maiden Witch", part of S&CO's new Halloween Fun collab.  The collab is FREE with purchase of $13.50 or more and you can get it here.

-- scrap kit of choice.   I am using a kit by Joan called "Pumpkin Flash", also part of the collab.
-- template of choice.  I am using a template by Ali.
-- mask of choice.  I am using a mask by Tonya.
-- wordart of choice.  I am using wordart by Tweety, which is a free gift with purchase of $4 or more.
-- Jazzy's basic drop shadow setting of 2, 2, 50, 3 and color black.
-- the plugins Tramages, EyeCandy Bevel Boss and Gradient Glow.
-- font of choice.  I am using Panhandler.


Saturday, September 30, 2017

CT TAGS ~ Letana



For those who love gorgeous autumn tubes, NataliaNZ's "Letana" is the perfect addition to your collection - a stunning beauty clad in a phenomenal strapless gown that flows with nature's colors of deep reds, green-golds and hints of autumn orange, gold leaf jewelry and a wreath of tiny yellow autumn flowers in her hair.    

Letana comes in a nice large size, so she can used in full body size or as a close up head shot.  She is available for purchase at the following stores:  

PFD
S&CO
Hania's


Below are some tag examples showing use of the tube.