My personal TOU is:
Do not post my entire tutorial on any sites. Just share the url link. All my tutorials are of my own creations and can't be claimed as your own. Any resemblance to other tutorials is purely coincidental. If you need to contact me for any reason, you can reach me at Also, if you would like to share your tut results with me, please send them to the above e mail address. I would love to see your view on what I have here! Hugz~ Karee


Saturday, December 28, 2013

PostHeaderIcon Goth By Choice with Di Halim

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For this tag, I used the awesome work of Bibi's Collection you can get here at ScrapNCompany.  The kit is called Sexy Craziness.  Plus, you can get the tube by Di Halim Goth Angel there, too.  I started with the 700 x 700, as usual.  I used papers 5, 6, and 7 with masks MC_Mask_11, MCbyTonya Mask2_vi, and MCbyTonya Mask4_vi from Creative Misfits Creations here.  Element 12 is between the last paper 6 and the next one 7.  You place it where you want it, duplicate three times, mirror, and flip, so you have four of them covering the areas you want.  In front of those are papers 7 and 5 with masks, so the next element is 11 fit to show as much as you want.  Gradient glow and drop shadow where you want in this whole process.  Element 25 is placed in front of that so it fits on the page with the spikes.  Element 64 is in front of that where you want it to be seen.  Then, element 3 of glass is placed where it looks like it comes from element 25.  Element 9 is in front of that, so you have the spider web placed how you want.  Element 18 of sparkles are in front of those, and I duplicated it with a mirror to have them on both sides.  Element 20 of stars is in front of that placed where you want them.  I did a duplicate and flip to have them in two places.  Element 51 is in front of that.  I placed them in the upper left had corner, mirrored, and flipped to have them in both corners.  Element 29 is placed on and free rotated 90 degrees, so it is facing the opposite way.  It was duplicated and flipped to have on top and bottom.  Element 45 is sized and duplicated, so you can place one in front of element 29 and one behind it.  This way you can erase what you need to make it look as if it is hanging on the wire.  Element 22 is placed on the side how you like, and I duplicated and mirrored to have it on both sides.  From there, I put my copyright, my watermark, whatever statement I want to make, and a name on it.  Make sure to save as you go, and you can share anything you make with me at my email.
Below are three other tags I made with this background because I liked it so much!  I used Di Halim from PFD, an exclusive from PFD, and Anna Liwanag from CDO in these tags.  Enjoy!

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Saturday, December 14, 2013

PostHeaderIcon Life is a Dream - PTU Snow Queen kit Barbara Jensen tube!

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Start with your canvas of 700x700.  I used two masks.  Mask6bywynter and MC_Mask 13.  Most of my masks are from Creative Misfits and Vix, but these are from Creative Misfits here.  I used papers 2 and 3.  You can gradient glow and drop shadow, wherever you wish.  I do it a lot to make things stand out, or to make them look darker.  Element 3 is right in front of the back paper.  Place it how you like to be able to see as much as you like.  Element 5 is front of that the same way as the element before.  Element 19 is in front of that.  I placed one where I wanted it, duplicated, mirrored, and flipped, so the would be going different ways.  Merge those layers together, when they are placed right.  Element 72 is placed in front of that to show as much as you want it to with a duplicate and flip.  Plus, you merge the layers together.  Element 70 is in front of that one with an inner bevel from eye candy 3.1 and drop shadow to make it seen.  Your front paper is in front of that with the second mask.  Element 51 is in front of that paper.  Place the first one where you want it, duplicate, move the second one where you want it, and merge the layers down.  Element 46 is in front of that one, sized smaller to fit, and made to stand out.  Element 72 is placed in front of that where you want it.  Element 4 is in front of that placed how you want it to look.  Element 2 is in front of that with a placement of how you like.  Element 65 is in front of that with a placement of how you prefer it to look.  Element 21 is in front of that fit to the canvas.  Element 37 is in front of that around the moon elements with the other element of 26 in front of it sized to fit where it needs to be.  Element 73 is placed behind the moon element to look like you want, so element 24 is in front of it sized to fit.  In front of that, I put element 8 sized to fit and look right.  The tube is the awesome work of Barbara Jensen with a quote by Mother Teresa on it.  I love the whole quote, but you can't fit it all on a tag.  From there, you make sure you have a copyright, watermark, and a name on it.  Below, I have other tags I made with this background.  They are different looks for it. One has the work of Alfadesire, and the other two have the work of Disco_science.  Anyone with questions can find my email address on the right side, and you can show me what you did with the same kit!  I would love to see what you did with my tut.  Hugz~~  Karee

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Sunday, November 24, 2013

PostHeaderIcon Christmas with Tatyana Haustova, etc.

This is a tag I made with the cute girl from Tatyana Haustova.  You can get the tube here. The kit I used is called Holly Jolly Joy by Niqui's Designs here.  I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving, and a Joyful Christmas!  There are three more with one an On Top tag that I did with this kit, but I used Alex Prihodko and Keith Garvey!

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Saturday, November 16, 2013

PostHeaderIcon PTU - Keith Garvey Before You Judge Me

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I used the wonderful work of Keith Garvey on this that you can get here.  My scrap kit is called Black Velvet by Starz Creationz that you can get here.  I use PSP X2 Ultimate, so let's get started.  Using a 700 x 700, I started with three papers 5, 6, and 10.  I used three different masks called SD Mask #2, SKDS circle mask 2, and Sparkle Mask 1 by Tonya.  They are all available at Creative Misfits here.  I play with my masks by stretching and making them smaller.  I took element 43 Feather, and element 46 White Feather.  Each of them, I placed where I wanted and, throughout, I gradient glowed and dropped shadow where I liked.  I took frame 6 and frame 7 to size them how I wanted.  Individually, I sized each and used the magic wand.  Selections, Modify, and expand to what size will cover the size you make with element 64.  If you need to change element 64's size to fit, you can resize and make it bigger.  I promoted layer, deleted the old layer, and put the promoted layer behind the frame for each one.  Then, I merged both frames and ball layers together, placed them where I wanted them side by side, and I merged those layers down together.  In front of that, is element 20 Sparkles that I put where I wanted, duplicated, and mirrored, so I could have them where I wanted.  I took elements 30 White Starz and 31 Black Starz, so I could have them in the corners I wanted.  With each element, I duplicated, mirrored, and flipped, so each color would be in separate corners.  I merged the Black Starz together and the White Starz layers together for more control.  My paper 5 and mask by Tonya are in front of that, and I made it smaller with a flip to it, so my element 11 Glitter could be seen in the image.  In front of the paper/mask layer, there is element 12 Splatter placed where I wanted, duplicated, and mirrored.  They are not together and are far enough apart, so you can see both splatters from below and above.  I placed my words Judge Me in the next layer, but for the background you use the 11 Glitter where you want it and flip it to have two on the image.  For the front layer of my background, I place element 5 and element 6 Pearls in the places from the top that I wanted, merged the layers, duplicated, and flipped, so it could be at the bottom, too.  From there, I put my tube, my copyright, watermark, wording, and name on it.  Below are two more I made with the background changed a little.  Both are using the wonderful art work of Barbara Jensen you can get here.  Hope you enjoy the tut, and you can always send me remarks, show off tags, questions, etc. at the email on my page.

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Saturday, November 9, 2013

PostHeaderIcon No BS featuring Freya Langford-Sidebottom - FTU

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My Welcome Back Tut here is using Freya Langford-Sidebottom's tube Taurus available at AIL here.  The kit is Alika's Scraps psp asylum.  You can get it here.  Ok, I start with a 700x700 cause I like them big.  Plus, you can gradient glow and drop shadow, whenever you like with whatever you want.  I used papers 7, 8, and 10 with three different masks.  I put as05 in the upper right hand corner where I wanted it, duplicated the layer, and mirrored it.  I duplicated that layer and flipped it, and I, again, mirrored.  Two of the papers are in front of that, then you put as99 and place as you want.  As01 was placed in the upper left corner, duplicated, mirrored, and flipped.  I merged those two layers together.  The same was done with as02, except on the other side.  As29 was put on, duplicated, and mirrored, so they cross.  As03 I put on the side like I wanted, duplicated, mirrored, and flipped, so there is one on either side.  The third paper is in front of all that.  As81 I put in the middle where I wanted and used effect Alien Skin Eye Candy bevel to make it look thicker.  In front of that, I put as110 and placed where I wanted.  From there, I put as20 on a side of the tag, duplicated, and mirrored.  Next, I put as43 in the center with as23 in front of it, but I changed the properties on as43 as Luminance (L).  This makes the color change.  I placed as59 and as97 where I wanted, and I used bevel on both of them.  After this, you use whatever tube you want with whatever statement you like to make on it.  Plus, never forget, your copyright and watermark.  Thanks for viewing my tutorial page and come back anytime.  My email is here to contact me anytime or show me what you did with my tutorial.  I would love to see anyone else's versions of my tutorials because I know I like to see what you all can come up with that is different.  Thanks for waiting on me!!  Glad to be here and alive!

Below, I used a tube I had from AIL by Wendy Gerber with the some differences in the background, and I used the tube Roxy by Verymany at Picsfordesign you can get here on the on top tag.  Enjoy!

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

PostHeaderIcon I am back...

I am back to making tags, so it is time for anyone to get to the group at new.boomerplace, and anyone who wants to grab my tags to be with us.  I have most of a tag created to put here, but I am working on it, still.  Look forward to more from me!  I am so happy to be back!!
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

PostHeaderIcon Missing tags, artists, and friends...

Ok, so I have had quite a time with all my great friends knowing what I have been going through, but I feel like I might get closer to where I need to be to pull this all back together.  Granted, it will take time, but I know I have a good support system.  I have some great friends who tell me they love my work, and I love them for waiting forever for me.  For those of you who think I am that good, I hope you know I love you.  I am a fighter and will be because this is something I love to do!  When I do come back, I hope to include a new person in the group and as many old ones and new ones as I can get because I want to come back big!  I want the tag world to know I am back, so I can show you I might have taken a long time to get better but I can come back just as good!  I am still CT for AIL and Pink creationz/Starz Creationz, as far as I know.  They keep me, I hope, but I want to expand, too.  If you like my creationz and want my work on your wall, I would be flattered!  I am coming back to New Boomer place when I can, but I still can't give an exact date.  I just know that I haven't done enough self advertising as I want or need, so help me spread this word out there!  I love my friends, family, and supportive folk who have followed me through all this hell.  Love and hugz to all~~  Karee   See you as soon as I can get there.  :)

Friday, February 15, 2013

PostHeaderIcon Not sure how long I will be gone...

I am in the hospital at the moment, so I had to take a break.  It was very unexpected, but I hope to be home in a lot less time than I was before! I had already started on a tag with a FTU kit and awesome tube from Artistically Inclined Licensing!  Look forward to that, and soo much more! I miss tagging, so I will have a lot more!  You can still email me.  Hugz~~ Karee

Ok, adding this April 5th because of how this is going.  I am going to get my leg taken care of with some pelvic bone because of an infection I have.  It is going to take longer, but I won't quit making when I get home.  I miss this and my tag friends so much!
Thursday, January 31, 2013

PostHeaderIcon Sassy and Classy - PTU

For this tag, I am using the art of Verymany.  You can purchase his/her work here.  I am using a kit by Pink aka Starz Creationz that is called Tickled Pink with Emo that you can purchase here.    I start with the 700x700 image, so let's get started.

My background is three different masks with three different papers.  I used papers 4, 5, and 6.  I took the sparkles and placed them how I wanted them in the left upper corner.  From there, I duplicated and mirrored, duplicated and flipped, and duplicated and mirrored.  I merged all those layers down to have just one.  Used Emo string 1 on the side to size as I liked, and mirrored it.  Remember to gradient glow and/or drop shadow on anything whenever you want.  I used Heart 2 where I wanted and beveled it with eye candy 4.  I used Emo pary and merged it a bit to fit across.  The erase tool helped me merge, so it didn't look off.  I put it where I wanted on top and duplicated with a flip.  I put the stars in the upper left corner like I wanted and mirrored with a flip.  I merged those layers to duplicate it and mirror it.  That way, I had stars on all sides.  I took the skull heart and beveled it, too,.  Placed it in the bottom right hand corner where I wanted.  From there, I put my copyright, watermark, and any words I wanted!  I would love to see any you make from this.  I have two added tags below I made with Zlata's art work and Verymany, again.  Remember, to show me your stuff or ask questions.  I am open to anything.  Thanks for viewing and make yourself a follower ;) .

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

PostHeaderIcon Templates...

I know there are a lot of templates that are cool and nice to work with, but does anyone make a tag from scratch anymore?! Templates have seemed to take away the creativity that was the tag from scratch. I like them, and I use them, but I try to mess up the stuff as much as I can, so it seems mine. I just like making them from scratch. Does anyone agree, or am I out here on my own? Would appreciate any feedback. Thanks, Karee
Sunday, January 20, 2013

PostHeaderIcon Dark Beauty with FTU kit

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With this tag, I am using the art of misticheskaya from Pics for Design.  You can purchase her here.  The scrap kit I used is from Alikas Scraps.  It is in the PTU now FTU area here.  She makes wonderful scrap kits, so it is worth looking into.

Open your new image 700x700, for me.  I used papers 5, 7, and 10 for the background, and two different masks.  Before I start, remember to gradient glow and drop shadow when and where you want.  Element 60 was copy and pasted.  Free rotate it 90 degrees, so you can put it on the side.  Duplicate and mirror, so it is on both sides.  Element 65 was copied and pasted behind it, so that it fit between the openings on element 60.  When it was where I wanted it, I duplicated, and mirrored.  I repeated with a flip and mirror of that to get four of them.  Element 38 was copy and pasted.  Free rotate it 90 degrees, so you can put it across the top.  Duplicate the layer and flip.  Element 28 copy and paste, so you can place where you want it.  From there, mirror and flip.  Element 17 was placed on there where you want, and I flipped it to have the thicker side on top.  Take the magic wand and paste element 56 in there.  Promote and delete, so the mirror ball is in the background.  Take the magic wand to element 17, again, past the tube, move to where you want, promote, and delete.  Make sure the promoted layers are behind the frame.  I duplicated the layer.  On the back layer, I changed the properties to Luminance (L), and front was put on screen.  Element 35 was copied and pasted on there to fit half, so you can duplicate and flip the layer to have it all over.  Element 26 was copied and pasted in behind that.  It was placed in the corner where I wanted and duplicated with a mirror and flip to make it go in both corners.  Element 15 was put in the corner and done the same as Element 26, except I used the hue and saturation of 8 and 0 to make it the gray color.  Element 34 was copied and pasted on there to see it on the bottom.  Then, I put a mirror and flip on it to have it go the other way on the top.  Element 53 is the last in front of the background.  I moved it around to see as much as I could of it with all of the stuff in front of it.  From there, you put the copyright, your watermark, whatever you want to say, and a name on it.  I would love to see what anyone does with this, so you can email them to me at  Plus, that is for questions, too.  Thanks for viewing, and I hope you become a follower!  Hugz, Karee

Below, I just differed in elements and put more promoted layers with frame I chose. Plus, I am using her art from Scraps and the City that can be purchased here.  Any questions about it can be sent to the same address above.

Thursday, January 17, 2013

PostHeaderIcon No Angel

Here is another tut from me.  I used the art work of Di Halim from pics for design.  That you can purchase here.  The scrap kit I used is called Hot Jinx by Bibi's Collection.  It can be purchased at Scraps and the City here.  Filters used are Eye Candy 3.1 and Eye Candy 4.  Remember to gradient glow and drop shadow, whenever you desire.
To start, I opened my 700 x 700 image.  I used papers 3, 13, and 14 for the background with two different masks.  Between the front two mask layers, I copy and pasted element 41, and I sized it to fit in the corner to be seen.  Duplicated the layer and mirrored it.  In front of that, I pasted element 65 and sized to fit.  Element 81 was put in front of that to where I wanted, then duplicated, and flipped it, so it could be seen the way I wanted.  Now, the rest is in front of the mask layers.  Element 73 was put on to look like it was an effect coming from the moon.  Element 53 was copy and pasted on where I wanted, duplicated, and flipped to have it on the top and bottom.  Element 51 was put on to look like it was coming up from the bottom cloud effect.  Element 11 was copy and pasted on, duplicated to the number you want, and spread to different areas to have them appear around the tag.  When I duplicate an element, I, usually, merge the layer down when the fit is right, so I can move it how I want and put effects all at once.  Element 19 was put on and sized to fit.  I duplicated it.  The back one was inner beveled with eye candy 3.1, and the front one I used bevel with eye candy 4 and inner bevel with 3.1.  I changed the  properties on the front and back, so they would appear the way they are.  Element 33 was copy and pasted and sized to fit the bottom of the tag.  Element 76, 56, 43, and 13 were used to copy and paste wherever you want to show them.  (You may notice that element 56 has the word a lot spelled wrong.)  Element 37 and 77 were placed to show a moon with a cloud cover effect.  From here, you put your watermark, copyright, and whatever wording you want on the tag.  Below, I used the Jinx tubes that can be bought at Scraps and the City, too, and the scrap kit was made to go with them. Please ask questions or show off tags made from my tuts! I would like to have a slide show to show off others, someday. Hugz and thanks for stopping by, Karee

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

PostHeaderIcon Tag show off by Freya Langford-Sidebottom

 I used a template by Divine Intentionz here, and a tube by Freya Langford-Sidebottom that you can purchase at Artistically Inclined Licensing here.  The scrap kit I used is called Suicide Love and can be bought at Scraps and the City here.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013

PostHeaderIcon Fans in Denial

With this tut, you will need the template 455 from Divine Intentionz Here.  I am using the artwork of Amy Matthews from CDO.  You have to have a license and can purchase her tubes here.  You will be needing the filters Eye Candy, Tramages, Xero, Xenofex 2, and dsb flux.  The scrap kit used is called Baby I was Born this Way by Soxsational Scraps sold at Artistically Inclined Licensing here.

Let's start:  Open the template, and shift D to duplicate.  Delete the name layer.  Select the front circle, float, defloat, and paste paper 11 on it.  Promote the layer and delete the rest.  Effects Eye Candy Swirl with default settings.  Select the circle behind it, float, defloat, and paste paper 10.  Promote the layer and delete the rest, again.  Effects Tramages to Accelerating Glass.  Select the white circle, float, defloat, and paste paper 12 there.  Promote the layer and delete the rest.  Select the black squares, float, defloat, and paste paper 3.  Promote the layer and delete.  Use Xero with fritillary with default settings.  Select the larger rectangles, float, defloat, and paste paper 9.  Promote/delete.  Use Xenofex 2 with cracks with default settings.  Select the squares, float, defloat, and paste paper 1.  Promote/delete.  Use dsb flux with spider web with default settings.  With all the dotted spots, select, float, defloat, and paste paper 3.  Promote/delete.  Select the thin rectangles, float, defloat, and paste paper 12 to fit.  Promote/delete.  Select the smaller circles, float, defloat, and paste paper 2.  Promote/delete.  Use Tramages with gradient/spokes ratio with default settings.  Select the larger circles, float, defloat, and paste paper 7.  Promote/delete.  Use Tramages with Hex Lattice using default settings.  As for the back ground, I have two masks using paper 10 and paper 11.  In all of this, you can gradient glow and drop shadow when you want and where you want.  I  took the close up of the tube, selected the front circle, and pasted her on there.  Promote/delete.  I set her properties to Luminance (L).  You can use whatever elements you want.  I used Blin 2, Blin3, Skull 2, staples, web1, wire, and zipped lips2 on my tag.  With the word art, I selected the white back, floated, defloated, added a raster layer, and flood filled with black.  I selected the front word art, floated, defloated, added a raster layer, and colored it with a darker color from the skirt on the tube.  Again, I selected the layer I had just colored, floated, defloated, added a raster layer, and colored the word fans with a lighter color from the skirt.  If you can't just keep it to the word fans, use the erase tool to make it fit the word.  Add watermark and copyright with a name, and you are done!  My TOU works for all my tags.  Thanks for stopping by and become a follower ;).

Friday, January 4, 2013

PostHeaderIcon Star of Life

This tag was made by me, Karee, on January 3, and it is original, so any resemblance to another tag is coincidence.
Open an image the size you like.  Mine are, usually, 700 x 700.
I am using the work of Tim Lowery.  I got him from PTE, but he is, now, at Artistically Inclined Licensing here.  The scrap kit I used is by Scrapz n Pleasures, and it is only at Scraps and the City here.
I used three different papers, and two different masks.  The papers I used were 4, 7, and 8.
In between the front layer of the masks and the second, you can put element 28.  Right in front of the masks, you put element 37 and fit to size.  Remember to gradient glow and drop shadow whenever you want.  I took element 31 and fit it to the lower left corner to fit to size.  Then, I mirrored and flipped it and merged the layer down.  I duplicated that layer and mirrored it.  Element 49 was placed behind 36, so it was fit to size behind it with some out on the edges.  Take the magic wand to the middle of element 36, modify to expand by 4, and copy and paste the close up.  Promote that part and delete the rest, so you have the face looking through.  Duplicate that layer, and you put the properties of screen on the front layer and Luminance Legacy on the back layer.  I took element 48 and free rotated it 90 degrees.  I sized it on the sides to fit.  On top of that, I put element 25 and sized to fit.  Element 47 was placed on the top to fit the image, duplicated, and flipped.  Element 43 was sized to fit on element 47 to appear as if it was dangling.  From there, you use tube of choice, watermark, copyright, and whatever wording you want.  Remember, questions or tags to share go to  Thanks for viewing!

For the tag below, I used the art work of Ismael Rac which you can purchase here.  The scrap kit was made for this tube specifically.  I didn't duplicate my layer with element 31.  I didn't add 36, and I did add elements  11 and 4.  Moved element 47 over, too.  Plus, my fit to size on the glitter element was bigger.

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My name is Karee, and I am a single woman with no kids, except my cat, Onyx. I have been doing tags and PSP for quite some time. It has to be over 6 years, but I haven't kept track. It is what I do to relax and have fun. I run a tagging group on My New Boomer Place, but it is called Grade A Smartasses! Come over there to join in. Hoping to have more FTU and PTU tuts here for you all. Tongue n' Cheek Tagz means I put a statement on my tags, so mine have more than just a name on them! Hugz~ Karee Btw, I can't seem to get blinkies to work on my page for right now. I CT for AIL and follow a lot of blogs. As soon as I can get them to work, I will try to get the blinkies up to make them accessible.

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