For this tutorial you will need the following:
Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X, you should be able to use any version.
Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Roman Zaric, which you need a license to use.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using Forever Love, a PTU kit by Designs by Sarah, which you can find at Pimp My Tags With Scraps.
Simply Beautiful template by Brutal Designs
Font of choice, I am using
Mask: WSLMask 84 by weescotslass link to masks is on the right side of the blog
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.
Add a drop shadow of your choosing to tubes & elements throughout. I usually use 1, 1, 50, 5 unless otherwise noted.
Let's get started!
Open your template, delete the credits layer.
Fill the layers of the template using your papers by clicking on the layer with your magic wand,
go to layers, modify, invert, copy and paste the paper as a new layer and
click delete on your keyboard. Deselect, and delete the original template layer.
Open forever love window 1, copy and paste as a new layer
Use your selection tool set on circle, left click in the middle of the love window 1, and hold down
the mouse and pull out until the dotted line goes out as far as the silver border.
Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange in the window, selections, invert, click delete on your keyboard
open a paper copy and paste and arrange below the tube, click delete on your keyboard.
resize by about 40%
Rotate to the right by 25, arrange on the top left of tag.
Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, resize as needed, arrange on your tag
Add any elements you'd like. I used the following:
Key, resized 60%
Rose, resize 45% rotate 90 to left
Hearts notes swirl, resize 75% rotate left 25
raven, resize 25%
Make a new layer just above the white background, flood fill with a gradient of your choice.
Open your mask, go to layers, new mask layer, from image, find your mask in the drop down box and click it, click ok. Go to your layer palette, click on the mask and delete. Merge group.