For this tutorial you will need the following:
Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X, you should be able to use any version.
Three tubes of choice, I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac, which you need a license to use. You can get them at his store, here.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using Winter's Kiss by Jen's Sweet Temptations and you can find it here.
Font of choice, I am using Sweet Home Oklahoma
Missy Tag Template 430 by Missy at Divine Intentionz, which you can find here.
Mask: Vix Big mask 18 which you can find here.
Plugins: Xero Porcelain
Just remember that my choices of papers and elements is just a suggestion, change it up and make it yours! You don't have to follow mine exactly.
Let's get started!
Open your template, shift D to duplicate, close the original.
Delete raster 1 layer. Change the canvas size to about 850 x 600 to give yourself room to work.
Fill the various shapes by making the layer you want to work with active (click on that layer in your layer palette) click on the shape with your magic wand, layers, invert, copy and paste the paper, click delete on your keyboard. & deselect. Do this for all layers except frame back 1, 2, & 3, glitter back, and their frames. Add drop shadows as you go and delete the original layers.
Add noise to the frame back 1, 2, and 3 layers with the following settings: Uniform, monochrome checked, 100%, then add drop shadow.
For each of the frame back layers, fill with a paper as you did above, but leave selected, then copy and paste your tube, arrange it within that area, click delete on your keyboard and deselect. Do this for each of the frame back layers.
Duplicate each of your tubes. On the top layer, adjust blur, gaussian blur 3. Set blend mode to soft light. On the original tube layer (bottom) apply xero porcelain using the default settings, except change the blue to 0.
Add a drop shadow to the tube layer you just applied the filter to. Do this with each tube.
Copy and paste a paper just above the white background layer. Apply your mask by opening your mask, got to layers, new mask layer, from image, find the mask in the drop down box, click ok, click yes on the pop up, delete the mask in the layers pallet and merge group.
Add any elements you like.
Add your text, copyright and credits as needed.