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Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Panda





In this tutorial I used the awesome tube “Panda” from
I just love Verymany’s animal tubes!
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is “Geisha Daydream” from
This fab kit with some awesome elements can be purchased at

You will need mask 63 from Simone at

Font is





I used a drop shadow of vertical 0, horizontal 5, opacity 75, blur 10.


Open a new transparent canvas 700 by 800 pixels and fill with white.

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 25 into the selection, deselect, apply the mask and resize 90%.

Paste element 228, resize 30% and erase the top red seal, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 219, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 155, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 167, resize 60%, drag below element 155, place in position erasing the part that sticks out on the left and apply the drop shadow.

Paste the tube on the top, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 129, resize 12%, drag below the tube, duplicate, mirror the copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 202, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 100, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 101, resize 20% and rotate 20 degrees to the left,  place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 204, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 205, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 192, resize 25% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 5, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 6, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 89, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 93, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 74, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 186, resize 15%, duplicate, mirror the copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 4, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow

Paste element 95 on the top, resize 13%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 61, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 13, resize 15% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 63, resize 10% and flip, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 99, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check your layers and make any adjustments, then crop your tag, add your copyright information and text and export on a transparent background as a png.



Sunday, 23 July 2017

Noon Nap






In this tutorial I used the freebie bonus tube “Noon Nap” from
This is a free tube that comes with pack 89.
You can purchase the pack at

I used a gorgeous kit inspired by tube 22-2 from Enys Guerrero by
You can purchase the kit at

I used mask 0501 by

Font of choice.




I used a drop shadow of vertical 0, horizontal  5, opacity 75, blur 10.



Open a new transparent canvas 700 by 750 pixels and fill with white.

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 1 into the selection, deselect, apply the mask and resize it 90%.

Paste frame 3, resize 55% and place in position.  Select the interior of the frame with your magic wand, expand the selection by 40, make a new layer below it,  paste paper 1 onto the selection and deselect.  Paste the tube,  resize 45%, apply the drop shadow and position in the frame.  The best way to do this is to draw an oblong selection around the left part of the tube, delete that part, paste it as a new layer, drag it below the frame and join the two parts up.

Paste element 15, resize 25%, drag below the tube, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 8 on the top, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 19, resize 35%, position bottom right on the frame, duplicate, mirror the copy and position on the left, apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 25, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 13, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 18, resize 25% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 6, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 7, resize 40% and rotate 80 degrees to the left,  place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 20, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste the wordart, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check your layers and make any adjustments, then crop your tag, add your copyright information and text and export on a transparent background as a png.





Saturday, 22 July 2017

Making Waves






In this tutorial I used the cute tube “Dinky” from
He is so adorable!


The kit is “Splash” from
This is a gorgeous kit an there are many more elements,
word arts and papers than I have used.
You can check it out and purchase it at

I used mask 4 from set 163 from

Font of choice.




I used a drop shadow of vertical 0, horizontal 5, opacity 55, blur 10.


Open a new transparent canvas 750 by 750 pixels and fill with white.

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 14 into the selection, deselect, apply the mask and resize 90%.

Paste element 77, resize 80%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 26, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  34, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste the tube, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 50D, drag right down to just above the mask and place in position.

Paste element 50C and place in position.

Paste element 1, resize 65% and rotate 90 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 75 just below the tube, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 24a, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 41, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 15a, resize 40% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 19, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 16, resize 22% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 12, resize 30% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 22b, resize 30% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 42, resize 50% and duplicate, position one copy on the right, drag the other copy down below the palm and position on the left and apply the drop shadow to each. 

Paste element 90 below the tube, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 84, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 49a, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 104a on the top, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 28, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 68, resize 15% and flip, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 102, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check your layers and make any adjustments.

Paste spray 8 below element 90 (the bag), resize 90% and place in position.

When you are done, crop your tag, add your copyright information and text and export on a transparent background as a png.








Snap To!






In this tutorial I used the fab layered tube “Snap To” from
This tube is in pack 89 and can be purchased at

I used the kit “Fabulous” from
I have already written a couple of tutorials with this kit.
You can purchase it also at

You will need maskMask 1 from Set 2 from 

You will also need the “Metal Peacocks” filter from

Font of choice.



I used a drop shadow of vertical 0, horizontal 5, opacity 85, blur 10.


Open a new transparent canvas 700 by 750 pixels and fill with white.

Paste the mask and resize it 48%.  We are going to use it just as it is.

Paste frame 3, resize 60% and move into position.  Select the interior of the frame with your magic wand and expand the selection by 20, paste the tube below the frame, place in position, invert the selection and hit delete, deselect.   Apply the drop shadow to the frame, change the blend mode on the tube to “Luminance (L)”, lower the opacity to around 65 and apply the Metal Peacocks filter (I used the default setting but you can play around with it).

Paste the tube again on the top, resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 3, resize 30% and flip, drag below the tube, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 21, resize 55%, duplicate and mirror the copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste  element 7, resize 45%, position between the copies of element 21 and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 31, resize 45% and mirror, place in position just below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 4, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 30, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 29 on the top, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 2, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 34, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 12, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 27, resize 20% and duplicate, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 25, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 28, resize 35% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 26, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check your layers now and make any adjustments, then crop your tag, add your copyright information and text and export on a transparent background as a png.