About Me

Hello and welcome to my blog! I am Vivienne, living in the UK and married with a son who now lives in Perth, Australia and a daughter who has given me two gorgeous grandsons! Paint Shop has been my hobby for more years than I can remember and I love making tags. I have always loved doing tutorials written by others and a couple of years ago started writing them myself. As well as tag tutorials, I also have a Tips and Tricks page where you will find tutorials on basic Paint Shop techniques. I hope you enjoy my blog and have fun with my tutorials. Please be sure also to check out the Tag Gallery and see some of the awesome results to the tutorials!

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My Weather

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My Licenses

Alicia Mujica - LDS1095

LDS_584

AMI - AMI5350

Arthur Crowe - AC495

Artistic Dreams Imaging - ADI-01632

Barbara Jensen - BJ0784

BJVIP18

Celinart - C1841P

Creative Design Outlet - CDO-1951

CILM - CI-1360LM

Digital Chaos - DC-113

Dreaming with Bella - DWB1607

Dreamscape Imaging - DSI582

Elias Chatzoudis - EAS10253

Garv - KG2307

KATNKDA - NK1759

My Tubed Art - MTA_F133

MTA-1337

My PSP Tubes - MPT1875

Myka Jelina - MK1328

Scraps and the City - SATC1209

Scraps & Co. - S&CO209

Suzanne Woolcott - SW169

Pics For Design - PFD_Dragonfly

PSP Project - TPP01390

Psp Tubes Emporium - PTE1351

Stickerchick – SC1875

TooshToosh - Toosh2548

Up Your Art - UYA0859

Verymany - VMT_Dragonfly

Zindy - ZZT439

Zlata_M - zlatam_dragonfly

Dees’Sign Depot – DD_CTVG

TinyTurtle Designs - TTD02490


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In this tutorial I used the tube “Sugar Skull” from
I just love this tube!
You can purchase it at

The kit is “Blood Rose Beauty” from
This is an awesome kit with some fabulous elements!
You will find it at

You will need my mask

You will also need the mask

Font is





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



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

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 11 into the selection,  apply the mask, mirror and resize 95%.

Open element 114 and apply the 20-20 mask to it twice, paste on your canvas, resize 55% and move down. 

Paste element 112, resize 40% and move into position. 

Paste element 113, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 141, mirror and flip, resize 40%, position over the moon/tree part of the mask and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 89. Resize 48%, apply the drop shadow, change the blend mode to “Hard Light” and move into position.

Paste element 9, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 143, resize 50% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 120, resize 20%, drag below the tube, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 142, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 110 on the top, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 57, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 14, resize 12% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 129, resize 8% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 55, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 15, resize 15% and apply the drop shadow, position in the trunk, zoom right in and erase the bottom of the bear so he is inside the trunk.

Paste element 37, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 19, resize 17% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 33, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 29, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 30, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 146, resize 60% and place in position.

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.









In this tutorial I used the awesome art of
You can purchase Yuriko’s tubes at

The kit is “Lonely Deception” by
This is an awesome kit and can be purchased at

You will need my  mask

Font is 




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



Open a new transparent canvas 750 by 800 pixels and fill with white.

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 28 in to the selection, deselect, apply  the mask and resize 95%.

Paste element 89, resize 40%, place in position, apply the drop shadow and change the blend mode to “Overlay”.

Paste element 93, resize 17% and move into place.

Paste element 122, resize 75%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 121, resize 40% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste frame 15, resize 30%, rotate 20 degrees to the right and place in position.   Click anywhere on your canvas outside of the frame to make a selection, invert the selection and contract it by 20, make a new layer below the frame, open paper 31, mirror it then copy and paste into the selection, deselect and apply the drop shadow to the frame.

Paste element 91 on the top, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 128, resize 13% and place in position.

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

Paste element 54, resize 35%, drag below the tube, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 126, resize 43%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 101, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 95 on the top, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.  I recoloured these leaves to match the leaves on the tube. 

Paste element 70, resize 15% and rotate 20 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 55, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 61, resize 4% and rotate 20 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 59, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 26, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 30, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 64, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 36, resize 15% and rotate 10 degrees to the left,  place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 96, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 38, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 41, resize 15% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element 6, resize 35% and mirror, 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.









In this tutorial I used the lovely tube “Girl with Horse” by
The tube can be purchased at

The kit is “Rocky Ridge Road” from
I have used this kit in a tutorial before.
You will find it at

You will need my mask

Font of choice.




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 11 into the selection, deselect and apply the mask.

Paste spray 14, resize 85% and mirror.

Paste spray 6a, resize 70%, mirror and move over to the right.

Paste element 11, resize 80/5 and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 26, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 28, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 122, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 57, resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 45, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 104, resize 35%, position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 53 on the top, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 32, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 19, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 125, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 17, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 126, resize 18%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 18, resize 45% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 1, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 127, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 94b, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 61, resize 30%, 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.












In this tutorial I used the amazing art of
You can purchase Enys’ tubes at

I used the fabulous freebie kit “Poison” from
This is an awesome kit thank you Miz!

You will need my  mask

Font of choice.




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



Open a new transparent canvas 750 by 800 pixels and fill with white.

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 14 into the selection, deselect, apply the mask and resize 95%.

Paste element 102 and resize 55%.  Select the interior of the arch with your magic wand, expand the selection by 20, make a new layer below the element and paste paper 15 into the selection.  Deselect, apply the drop shadow to the frame, merge it down onto the paper and move into place.

Paste element 98, resize 35% and rotate 90 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 58, resize 50% and rotate 20 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 92, resize 55%, duplicate and mirror the copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 19, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 18, resize 35% and rotate 10 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Pate element 59, resize 25% and rotate 20 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 40, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 50, resize 25% and rotate 20 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 93 on the top, resize 55%, duplicate and close the copy off for now, place the original in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 97, resize 20%, drag below the grass, duplicate, mirror the copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 74, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 7, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 11, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 4 on the top, resize 22%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 8, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 96, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 6, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 9, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 56, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 36, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 33, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 76, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 70, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open the copy of the grass that you closed off, bring it to the top for now, resize it another 50% and apply the drop shadow.   Position it in front of the candlestick and the bottle to the left of the candlestick, dab around the bottom with you eraser on opacity set to 50 to blend the line at the bottom in.   Duplicate this layer and move it over to the right in front of the sunflower.    Duplicate again, resize 80% and position above the pestle and mortar.

Paste element 81, resize 10%, position just below the edge of the top copy of the grass and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 68, resize 25%, duplicate, mirror the copy and resize it another 80%, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

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.

















In this tutorial I used the beautiful tube “Snow Leopard” from
You can purchase the tube at

I used a beautiful winter kit “Winter Guardian” from
This kit is packed with beautiful elements and papers but
I only used a few as I wanted to keep the tag simple.
You can purchase the kit at

For the animation you will need
Animaton Shop
and my

Font of choice.




I used a drop shadow of vertical 0, horizontal 5, opacity 35, blur 10.


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

Paste element 118, resize 65% and mirror.

Paste element 77 and resize 50%.

Paste element 76 and resize 70%.  Position these two elements towards the bottom of the tag.

Pate element 110, resize 45%, duplicate, mirror the copy and resize it another 80%, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 108, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 113, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 61, resize 65% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 48, resize 33%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.  Go back to element 61 and erase the part that shows in the archway and to the left of this element.

Paste element 128, resize 50% and position along the bottom of element 48.

Paste element 18, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 107, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 64, resize 20%, position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 94, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 102 on the top, resize 5%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 103, resize 5%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 129, resize 40% and place in position, apply the drop shadow with the box “Shadow on a new layer” ticked and erase the part of shadow that is on the reflection part of the element.

Paste element 78, resize 60% and place in position. 

Paste element 14, resize 12%, place in position, apply the drop shadow with the box still ticked and again erase that part from the reflection.

Check your layers and make any adjustments then crop your tag and add your copyright and text.  If you are not continuing with the animation, export your tag on a transparent background as a png.



ANIMATION:

Save your tag with the white background and open it in Animation Shop and also open the snow animation.   You will see the snow animation has 10 frames so duplicate your tag until that also has 10 frames.

Activate the animation and select all the frames, activate the tag and again select all the frames then right click on it, go to “Paste into selected frame”  and paste the animation on the tag.

Run your tag through the Optimization Wizard and save as a gif.













In this tutorial I used the tube “Razors Blade” from pack 91 from
This tube is awesome and is my favourite from the new pack.
You can purchase the tube at

I used a kit inspired by Enamorte’s October 2017 bonus tube from
I loved working with this kit!
You can purchase it at

You will  need my masks

Font of choice.




I used a drop shadow of vertical 5, horizontal 5, opacity 95, blur 15.



Open a new transparent canvas 750 by 800 pixels and fill with white.

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 2 into the selection, apply mask 0038 and resize 85%.

Make another layer, paste paper 3 into the selection, deselect, apply mask 0007 and resize 85%.

Paste the wordart and place in position top right.

Paste element 6, resize 65% and rotate 10 degrees to the right, duplicate and merge the top copy down onto the original (this is just to make the mesh stand out more), place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 19, resize 80%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 2, resize 80%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.  I recoloured this element purple.

Paste the main tube, resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 17, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 1, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 7, resize 40% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 12, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 13, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.


Paste element 22, resize 80% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 20, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 10 on the top, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 9, resize 35%, duplicate and mirror the copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 14, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 16, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 15, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 4, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check your layers and make any adjustments.

Paste the close up tube above the word art, resize 90% and mirror, place in position (for the same effect as mine on the tube you need to place it in the same place as I have on the heart mask).  Go to the heart mask, select all, float and defloat it, invert the selection and hit delete on the tube, deselect.  Erase the part of the tube that covers the mask below her neck lowering the opacity of the eraser to 10 around the bottom of the neck to blend it in.

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












In this tutorial I used the tube “Summer  Breeze” from the latest pack 91 from
You can purchase the tube from

The kit is “Fall Affair” from
and can also be purchased from

You will need my mask

Font of choice.




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



Open a new transparent canvas 750 by 800 pixels and fill with white.

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 1 into the selection, deselect, apply the mask and resize 80%.

Paste element 14, resize 60% and duplicate, rotate one copy 10 degrees to the left and position on the left, resize the second copy another 90%, mirror it and position on the right, apply the drop shadow to both.

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

Paste element 33, resize 40%, drag below the tube, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 32, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 12, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 4, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 24 on the top, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 13, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 9, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 37, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 11, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 10, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 16, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 15, resize 33%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 38, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check your layers and make any adjustments.

Paste the close up tube and mirror it, drag down to just above the mask, resize 80%, change the blend mode to “Hard Light” and place in position.  Go back to the mask layer, select all, float and defloat the mask, invert he selection and hit delete on the tube, deselect and lower the opacity on the tube to around 70.

Crop your tag, add your copyright information and text then export on a transparent background as a png.













In this tutorial I used the fabulous tube “Twice Shy” from the latest pack 91 from
You can purchase the tube from

The kit is “Floral Fantasy” from
The kit can also be found at

I used mask 095 from

Font of choice.




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

Open a new transparent canvas 750 by 800 and fill with white.

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

Paste element 27, resize 55% and move into position.

Paste frame 6 and resize 90%, select the interior of the frame with your magic wand, expand the selection by 20, make a new layer below the frame and paste paper 7 into the selection, deselect, apply the drop shadow to the frame and merge it down onto the paper.

Paste element 3, resize 90%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 37, resize 30%, drag below the tube and position on the right,  duplicate, mirror the copy and position on the left, apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 24, resize 35%, position between the copies of element 37 and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 26, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 34 resize 30%, position just below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 11 on the top, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 13, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 39, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 5, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 4, resize 15%, duplicate and mirror the copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

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









In this tutorial I used the fab tube “Steampunk 11” from
You can purchase the tube from

The kit is “Steampunk Wilding” from
Love the fairground elements in this kit!
You can purchase it at

You will need the free Metal Peacocks filter from
(its filter 10 in Gallery E).

You will need my masks

Font is





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



Open a new transparent canvas 750 by 800 pixels and fill with white.

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 33 into the selection, apply mask 0024 and resize 90%.

Make another layer, paste paper 22 into the selection, deselect, apply mask 0023 and resize 95%.

Paste element 63, resize 55%, position towards the top of the masks and apply the drop shadow.

Pate element 117, resize 45%, duplicate, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.  Using my tag for reference, erase any parts of element 63 that show outside the trees. 

Open frame 16 and resize it 30%, copy it and paste “As a new image”.  Go to “View” and check the Rulers box.   Activate your Pick tool and push the right hand edge of the frame in until it measures 150 width (see my screenshot below).  Then copy the frame, paste it on your canvas and move it over to the left.  You can now untick the Rulers box. 




Select the interior of the frame with your magic wand, expand the selection by 5, paste paper 33 below the frame and resize it 30%, position in the frame, invert the selection and hit delete, deselect.  Duplicate both the frame and the paper twice and move each pair into position.

Paste the full size tube, resize 30%, mirror and position in the left hand frame, select the interior the frame and expand it as before, invert the selection and hit delete on the tube, deselect.     Open you Warp Brush, pick the Expand mode and size 150 then use it on the tube to distort it.  You will need to sharpen up the tube after you have used the brush as it makes it blurry (check out my Tips & Tricks page for sharpening) and you may need to erase any that has “blown” outside the frame.  Change the blend mode on the tube to “Overlay” and merge it down onto the paper.  Now apply the Metal Peacocks filter to the merged layer hitting on Randomize until you get a nice mirror effect.  Apply the drop shadow to the frame.    Repeat the above with the other two frames without mirroring the tube.

Paste the tube again, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 2, resize 20%, drag below the main tube, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 100, resize 30% and rotate 20 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 41, resize 25% and rotate 90 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 40, resize 20%,  place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 1, resize 20% and rotate 20 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 43, resize 20% and rotate 20 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 38, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 55 on the top, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 49, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 22, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 24, resize 20% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 71, resize 20%, position below the carousel and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 20 on the top, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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













In this tutorial I used the beautiful tube “Fairy 4” from
You can purchase the tube from

I used the matched kit “Fairy Dust Dreams” from
This is a lovely kit and can be purchased at

You will need my  mask

Font of choice.




Unless otherwise noted, I used a drop shadow of vertical and horizontal 5, opacity 55, blur 15.


Open a new transparent canvas 750 by 800 pixels and fill with white.

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 7 into the selection, deselect, apply the mask and resized 85% and move down lower on the canvas.

Paste element 99, resize 80% and position towards the top of the mask.

Paste element 55, resize 40%, place in position and change the blend mode to “Overlay”.

Paste element 51, resize 50%,  place in position and apply the drop shadow but with the blur set to 40.

Paste element 112, resize 50%, drag below element 51, place in position and apply the drop shadow (remember to change the settings).

Paste element 46 on the top, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 111, resize 50% and positon along the bottom of the castle, duplicate, flip the copy, duplicate it again and position both below element 51, one on the left and one on the right. 

Paste the tube, resize 30%, place in position erasing any that shows below the heart element and apply the drop shadow.

Go back to element 51, duplicate it, drag the copy to the top and erase the back part of it so that the tube and elements look inside it. 

Paste element 54, resize 30%, drag below the tube, place in position and blend out the straight end on the left using your eraser with the brush size 100 and opacity 10.  Duplicate, move the copy down a bit and again do any blending in with the eraser.

Paste element 83 above the tube, resize 35%, place in position erasing any below the heart element and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 89, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 88, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 38, resize 20%, place in position, erase the parts that are cover the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 100, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 102, resize 40%, drag below element 100, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 31, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 111 again, resize 35% and place in position.

Paste element 33, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 28, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Pate element 113, resize 60%, mirror and place in position.

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.



















In this tutorial I used the awesome art of
You can purchase Enys’s tubes from

The kit is “Hallow Warnings” from
This is a truly awesome kit, I just love it!
You can purchase it from

You will need my mask

Font of choice.




I used a drop shadow of vertical 0, horizontal 5, opacity 85, blur 15.


Open a new transparent canvas 750 by 760 and fill with white.

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 18 into the selection, deselect, apply the mask and resize 90%.

Paste element 54, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 89, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste frame 20 and resize 55%.    Select the interior of each section of the frame with your magic wand and expand by 5, make a new layer below the frame and paste paper 18 into the selection, deselect.  Apply the drop shadow to the frame, merge it down onto the paper and move into position.

Paste element 106, resize 30%, duplicate and flip one copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 9, resize 40% and rotate 90 degrees in either direction, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 49, resize 40%. place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 144, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 69, resize 40%, drag down below the red frame, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 91 on the top, resize 30% and rotate 10 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 125, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 31, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 121, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 128, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 137, resize 25% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 123, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 126, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 154, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 35, resize 23%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 151, resize 27%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 111, resize 60%, position on the left, duplicate, position the copy on the right and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 68, resize 20%, position between the two copies of element 111 and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 19, resize 15% and place in position.

Paste element 122, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 16, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 4 on the top, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 22, resize 35%, apply the drop shadow with the box “shadow on a new layer” checked then erase the shadow on the sparkles, leaving it just on the moths.

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.











In this tutorial I used the tube”Autumn Bouquet” from
You can purchase the tube from

I used the kit “Clockwork Sun” from
You can find this fab kit at

You will need my mask

Font of choice.




Unless otherwise stated, I used a drop shadow of vertical 0, horizontal 5, opacity 85, blur 15.


Open a new transparent canvas 750 by 800 pixels and fill with white.

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 17 into the selection, deselect and apply the mask.  Resize the mask 85%, duplicate it and change the blend mode on the copy to “Hard Light”, close off the white background layer, merge visible and reopen the white layer.

Paste element 57, resize 75% and apply the drop shadow.

Paste frame 8, resize 50% and move into place.  Select the interior of the frame with your  magic wand, expand the selection by 20, make a new layer below the frame and paste paper 15 into the selection.  Paste the full size tube, resize 80%, position in the frame, invert the selection, hit delete, and deselect.  Apply the drop shadow to the frame and the tube and change the blend mode on the tube to “Hard Light”.

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

Paste element 98, resize 60%, drag below the frame  group, place in position erasing the bottom part of the trunk that shows and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 58 above the frame group, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 56, resize 60%, place in position erasing the bottom bit of the post that shows and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 69, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 60, resize 50%, apply the drop shadow, change the blend mode to “Hard Light” and move into place.

Paste element 66, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 2,  resize 35% and rotate 40 degrees to the right, place in position  and apply the drop shadow but changing the horizontal to 15.

Paste element 59 on the top, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow (remember to change the settings back).

Paste element 32, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow .

Paste element 22, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 30, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check you 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.









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