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My Amazing DTC and WE Payment History

Danielle and Michelle asked that we all think about providing some proof of the way our payment histories have evolved over the sites since we joined as contributors. I joined in January 2014 and have submitted and posted every single day since. There is no doubt whatever that the growth in popularity of both sites has been truly amazing and that is all down to the wonderful work done by the two ladies who co-founded and run the sites between them. I can testify unequivocally that posting every day – preferably several posts on each site – does result[...]

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Create Golden Shaded Text on Sand in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial I will show you in detail all steps taken in the process of creation of golden shaded text effect, embedded in sand texture. We are going to use layer styles and sand texture (a photo taken by me) as well as default Kartika Font of Bolt Style and one Color Balance Adjustment Layer. All Photoshop versions are applicable. On the screenshot below you can see the preview of the final result: STEP 1 Firstly go to File, New in order to create a new photoshop .psd document. Name your new file Text on Sand for example,[...]

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Evolving Feelings Concerning the Celebration of Halloween

Ghosts, skeletons, ghouls and fairies: how many people will dress up or decorate their houses to celebrate the things that frighten us on Halloween this year?  Is this custom demonic? Satan worship?  What is a sensitive Christian to do? There are thousands of articles on the internet about the history of the celebration of Halloween.  When people write about the topic it seems to stir deep emotions in readers.  Many of the articles have attracted comments from the outliers in both camps– those who do use it for pagan worship, and conversely those who believe its pagan origins present[...]

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Create Glossy Text with Soft Stripes Gradient in Photoshop

From this sixteen-steps-only tutorial of mine you will learn how to create dazzling golden shaded text effect. In order to achieve the final result we are going to use only layer styles, custom radial gradient for the background as well as default Aparajita Font of Bold Style. All Photoshop versions are applicable. On the following screenshot you can see what you are going to create: STEP 1 Firstly create a new photoshop document- .psd file (File, New). Name this new file Glossy Text for example then set its Width to 1000px and Height to 600px. Insert 96 Pixels/Inch for[...]

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Posting – Mixing it with the Big Boys.

Newbie writer, or long time professional with a good personal following? On revenue share sites, does experience make that much difference to earning potential? Quality and content certainly make a difference in the big wide, page ranking world of search engines, but what about on site? Certain content has always made a difference on whether a writer’s latest offering will continue to earn long term. The usual evergreen topics such as weight-loss, how-to’s, alternative medicines, work-at-home mums, earning on the internet, parenting, and the myriad others, will continue to attract readers long after other posts have fallen by the[...]

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Create Blue Chrome Text in Adobe Photoshop

From this tutorial you will learn how to create glowing blue chrome text effect. In the process of work we are going to use lots of layer styles, golden shaded gradient (for the background) as well as default Arial Black Font and default Filters- Noise, Motion and Gaussian Blur and Chrome. All Photoshop versions are applicable. On the screenshot below you can see what you are going to create: STEP 1 Start by creating a new .psd file (File, New). Name your Photoshop document Blue Chrome Text then set its Width to 1000px and Height to 600px. Insert 96[...]

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Trunk or Treat: How to Throw a Halloween Tailgate Party

The Halloween tailgate party called Truck or Treat is a way to provide Halloween fun, food and treats for all ages. All you need for Trunk or Treat is a few vehicles, some treats and a little imagination. Trunk or Treat is a favorite among Church groups here in the south. This type of Halloween tailgate party provides the children with a safe environment on Halloween in which to get treats, provides adults with the opportunity to wear costumes, easily decorate for Halloween, and in short, it brings children and adults together for fun and food. For this Halloween[...]

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How to Create Awesome Glossy Text in Adobe Photoshop with Layer Styles and Halftone Pattern

In this tutorial you will see all the steps taken in the process of creation of beautiful glossy text effect. We are going to use layer styles and default gradient (for the background) as well as default Hobo Std Font and Halftone Pattern Filter. All Photoshop versions are applicable. Below you can see a preview of the final result: STEP 1 At first create a new .psd file (File, New). Name your Photoshop document Awesome Glossy Text then set Width to 1000px and Height to 600px. Set the Resolution to 96 Pixels/Inch then choose RGB for Color Mode and[...]

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How to Find Local Haunted Houses for Halloween

As the fall season arrives accompanied with brisker temperatures, changing of the leaves, and an overall sense of summer’s coming to an end, many people turn their attention to autumn activities. With Halloween falling on October 31, many seasonal events begin at the end of September. In many regions the month of October is filled with apple cider, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and, perhaps the most prominent activity, haunts. In honor of Halloween many haunted attractions have emerged as a way to celebrate the season as people tend to enjoy experiencing the creeps and scares that complement Halloween. Haunted[...]

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A Halloween Night in the Winter Holiday Hotspots.

Over the last twenty years Halloween has become one of those festivals which seem to be celebrated wherever people go. Thought to have originated with the Celts in Wales, UK, and in Ireland, it eventually arrived in America and Canada. The Americans, never ones for doing anything by halves, developed Halloween into a massive party night. House gardens (yards), decorated with all manner of witches, warlocks, black cats, hob-goblins, spiders webs, broomsticks and black and orange balloons. Children and adults wearing all styles of fancy dress, the obvious witches, pirates or evil gnomes to sexy nurses and pop stars.[...]

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How to Create Futuristic Style Text in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial I will show you all the steps taken to create super cool futuristic style text effect. In the process of work we are going to use layer styles as well as Patchwork Texture Filter and default DejaVu Sans Font of Bold Oblique Style. All Photoshop versions are applicable. Below is a preview of the final result: STEP 1 Start by creating a new .psd file (File, New). Name your Photoshop document Futiristic Style Text, insert 1000px for Width and 600px for Height. Set the Resolution to 96 Pixels/Inch then choose RGB for Color Mode and Transparent[...]

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1 Thing To Like About Writedge And Daily Two Cents

What is Writedge and Daily Two Cents? Writedge and Daily Two Cents are writing sites where you can earn residual or passive income. There are actually many things that I like about these two platforms but, for this particular article, I’d like to focus on just one thing.  Right now, this is what stands out most to me since I just experienced this recently (in fact, I’ve experienced this several times already on both websites) and so I wanted to write about this and share this with others. What am I talking about? What’s one of the things that I[...]

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Why Put Cats in Costumes?

Cats in costumes come out to play for a wide variety of reasons. You might dress your cat up for Hallowe’en as everyone else is playing dress up, but there are many other reasons and times you might dress your cat up. These days, putting cats in costumes is a huge industry and manufacturers are responding to it in droves! That said, you might need some inspiration when it comes to cat costume ideas. Keep on reading and be inspired. You might even be able to come up with a few other ideas on your own! The cute cat[...]

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Create Grunge Style Banner in Adobe Photoshop

From this tutorial you will learn how to create awesome grunge style banner. In the process of work we’ll be using mainly layer styles as well as default custom shapes and brushes and Sakkal Majalla default Font to achieve the final result. All Photoshop versions are applicable. If you don’t like the default brushes I have used, you can download and apply another grunge brushes. This is what you are going to create: STEP 1 Create a new Adobe Photoshop document (File, New). Call this new .psd file Grunge Banner, insert 900px for Width and 300px for Height. Banners[...]

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Unique Halloween Costume Ideas

Will You Have an Out of the Ordinary Halloween Costume This Year?

It’s that time of year again! People are thinking about their Halloween costume, and what they’ll be this year. There are a few common costume ideas, including vampires, witches and devils. But what about something out of the ordinary? Some people want something completely different, and here are a few ideas to help. The Scary Disney Princesses Think Disney princesses (or princes) with a twist. I’ve seen some people choose to go as the bad guys, but right now I’m thinking about the Disney princesses specifically. What about those that have been through the wars, or what happened after[...]

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