Snaggable versions of this tag in my Fotki album
For this tutorial you will need the following:
Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X7, you should be able to use any version.
Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Misticheskaya Christine tube which you need a license to use.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using Santa Baby a PTU kit by BLT Dezignz
Font of choice, I am using Ravie
Plugins: no outside plugins used
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 a new canvas 850 x 850 pixels with a white background
open frame 2 copy and paste as a new layer
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 2 copy and paste as a new layer
click delete on your keyboard,
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 70%
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them
add your elements:
cake resize 45% arrange on bottom left
gift resize 35% arrange to the right of cake
shoes resize 35% arrange in front of cake and gift
flower resize 45% arrange behind and to the right of the gift
bling 2 resize 65% arrange on top of the flower
tag resize 55% arrange behind and to the right of the flower
crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save