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 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 lovely tube “Dreaminess” from
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is “I’m So Hollow” from
This is one of my favourite kits from Dee and I have
used it several times.
You can purchase it at

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 650 by 750 pixels and fill with white.

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 4 into the selection, deselect, apply the mask, resize it 95% and mirror it.

Paste element 88 and move into place.

Paste element 62, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 10b, resize 75%, position towards the bottom of the mask and apply the drop shadow.

Paste cluster 8, resize 75%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 44, resize 30% , position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 58, resize 120%, position on the left (this will cover the skull in the cluster, we will put one back later), duplicate, mirror the copy, drag it below the original and position on the right, apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 68, resize25% and mirror, position on the right below element 58 and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 84b below the tube, resize 75%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 9, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.  Go back to element 84b and erase the hanger that shows behind the crow.

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

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

Paste element 30, resize 60% and move into place.

Paste element 41, resize 40% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 131 on the top, resize 50%,  duplicate, mirror the copy and resize the original another 80%, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 113, resize 70% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 72, resize 23%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 126, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 73, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 76, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 22, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 122, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 75, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 35, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 121, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 51, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 46, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 47, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 65, resize 20%, 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 tube “Witch Janette” from
This is a fun tube with several layers and can be purchased at

The kit is “A Taste of Halloween”.
Another fabulous freebie by

You will need my mask

Font is 




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 7 into the selection, deselect, apply the mask and resize it 75%.

Paste element 41, resize 90%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 61, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 54, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 39, resize 80%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 77, resize 30%, rotate 10 degrees to the right and position behind the tube.  Select the interior with your magic wand, expand the selection by 20, make a new layer below it and paste paper 8 into the selection, paste the tube again, resize 70%, position in the element, invert the selection and hit delete, deselect.  Apply the drop shadow to the frame and change the blend mode on the tube to “Hard Light”.

Paste element 21, resize 25%, position below the frame/tube/paper layers and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 48, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 59, resize 50% and position on the right, duplicate, position the copy above the cauldron and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 56, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 18, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 7, resize 12%, duplicate and bring one copy to the top, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 34, resize 12%, position behind the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 5, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 31, resize 35% and move into place, duplicate, mirror the copy and position behind the right hand skulls layer.

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

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

Paste element 23, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 10, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 58, resize 28% and duplicate, position one copy on the top and one below the tube and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 11, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 1, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check your layers and make any adjustments.

Paste element 25s, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 49, resize 50% and move into place.

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 “Forest Elf” from
You can purchase her from

The kit is “Protected Forest” from
This is a lovely kit available 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 650 by 750 pixels and fill with white.

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 35 into the selection, deselect, apply the mask and resize 90%.

Paste element 68 and resize 40%, 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 35 into the selection, deselect, apply the drop shadow and merge the arch down onto the paper.

Paste element 150, resize 40%, position below the merged arch and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 151, resize 40% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste frame 11, resize 40%, position so it shows  lower down on the right edge of the merged layer, duplicate, position this copy so it shows on the left top side and erase the parts that overlap, duplicate the part on the left, mirror it and position on the top right edge,  apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 70 on the top, resize 50%, duplicate, resize the copy another 70% and mirror it, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste the tube, resize 25%, position between the two copies of element 70 and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 5, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 148, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 104, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 111, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 48, resize 18%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 143, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 3, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 18, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 138, resize 15%, position in front of the fox, duplicate, mirror the copy and position on the right, apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 43, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 44, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 108, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 109, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 80 on the top, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 137, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 39, resize 13%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 35, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 76, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 53, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 62, resize 15% and rotate 40 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 114, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 29, resize 5%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 156, resize 40% and move into place.

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 fantastic package 41
comprising three tubes by
and a kit from
available for purchase at

You will need my  mask

Font of choice.




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


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

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 4 into the selection, deselect, apply the mask and resize 95%.

Paste element 32, mirror, place in position towards the top of the mask and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 18, resize 55%, place in position on the right and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste frame 4, move into place and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 21, resize 65%, position below the tube, apply the drop shadow and change the blend mode to “Luminance (Legacy)”.

Paste element 40, resize 25%, duplicate and mirror the copy, position the copy on the right below the tube, the original above the frame on the left and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 2, resize 90% and duplicate twice, flip and mirror the top copy and position top/right , position the middle copy to show to the left of the tube, move the original down and to the right and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 38, resize 50%, position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 28, resize 40% and mirror, position on the top and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 9, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 45, resize 22%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 1,  resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 43, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 36, resize 40%, drag below element 43, duplicate, place one on the right,  the other  further down on the left and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 30, resize 65% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 3, resize 40% 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 (use your Pick tool to stretch out element 43 wider to fit the text) and export on a transparent background as a png.


















In this tutorial I used the tube “Witch 10” by
You can purchase her at

The kit is “Twilight Magic” from
You will find it at

You will need mask 114 from

Font is





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



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

Open the mask and mirror it.   Make a new layer on your canvas, select all, paste paper 20 into the selection, deselect and apply the mask.

Paste element 134, resize 85%, mirror and position over the mask layer.

Paste element 79, resize 50% and move into place.

Paste element 127, resize 60%, erase the lower part of the trunk, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 128, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste frame 1, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 80, resize 65% and move into place.

Paste element 129, resize 23%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 9, resize 15% and rotate 30 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 77, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 81, resize 50% and mirror, position behind the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 103, resize 30%, duplicate, position the original on the left below the tube and copy on the right above her, apply the drop shadow to each.

Pate element 36, resize 15% and rotate 10 degrees to the right, position behind the tube and applyt the drop shadow

Paste element 56, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 19, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 14, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 133, resize 60% and move into place.

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

Paste element 37, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 123, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 18, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 52, resize 27% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 91, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 21, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 22, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 27, resize 10%, 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 tube “Flamenco” from
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is “Dancing Flame” from
This gorgeous kit is available at

You will need mask 1 from

Font of choice.




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


Open a new transparent canvas 650 by 800 pixels and fill with white.

Paste the mask and resize it 38%.  Select all, float and defloat the mask, make a new layer, paste paper 11 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.

Paste element 6, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 92, resize 48%, place in position and apply the drop shadow but with the opacity set to 95 and blur to 20.

Paste the tube, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow (remember to alter the settings back).

Paste element 35, resize 20%, position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 8, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 95, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 111, resize 80%, duplicate, merge the copy down onto the original and move into place.

Paste element 99 on the top, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 48, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 3, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 65, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 31, resize 13%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 37, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 46, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 44, resize 18%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 64, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste some of the roses, resize 10%, position around the bottom elements and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 158, resize 40% and move into place.

Check your layers and make any adjustments.  Set your eraser tool to size 70 and opacity 20 and dab around the end of the piano keys to blend them out.   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 “Halloween Witch 2” from
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is “Which Witch” from
This is a fabulous fun kit with some great elements and be purchased at

You will need hw18 mask by

Font is



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


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

Paste the mask and resize it 22%, select all, float and defloat the mask, make a new layer, paste paper 6 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.

Paste spray 11b, resize 70% and move into place.

Paste element 45b, resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 36, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 49, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 3, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 69, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 75b,  resize 45%, place in position behind the tube and apply the drop shadow,

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

Paste spray 2, resize 50%, duplicate, position to back of the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 31, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 22, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 21, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 61b, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste spray 2 again, resize 40% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 19, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 11, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 43, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 56b, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 70b, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 4, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 39, resize 58%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 10 on the top, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 53a, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 79, 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 6, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 90, resize 22%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 92, resize 22%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 40b, resize 18%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element 7b, resize 10%, mirror and flip, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 1, resize 20% and mirror, position below the banner and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 85, resize 40% and flip, place in position erasing any above the banner and apply the drop shadow.

Paste spray 6, resize 60% and move into place.

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








In this tutorial I used the tube “Steampunk 17” from
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is “Inspired by Time” from
I  have used this awesome kit before!
You can purchase it at

You will need my mask

Font of choice.





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


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

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

Paste spray 12, resize 80%, recolour 7a5835 and move into place. 

Paste wordart 1c, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 82b, resize 90%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 110, resize80%, position just above the mask and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 89, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 58, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 16, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 48, resize 70% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 90, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 2, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 59, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 8 just below the tube, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 108a, resize 60%, duplicate, place in position erasing the parts that overlap and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 5, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element 34, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 86, resize 33%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 10, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 13, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 36, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 84, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 44, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 43, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 14, 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.











In this tutorial I used the tube “Evils Bride” from
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is “Devilish Night” from
This is an awesome kit and can be purchased at

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 element 111 and resize 65%.

Paste element 113 and resize 75%.

Paste element 101, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste frame 12, resize 40% and move into place.  Select the interior of the element with your magic wand, expand the selection by 10, make a new layer below it and paste paper 19 into the selection, deselect, apply the drop shadow to the frame and merge it down onto the paper.

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

Paste element 2, resize 35% and mirror, place in position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 62, resize 50%, position below element 2, duplicate, move both copies into place erasing the parts that overlap and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 8 below the tube,  resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 66 on the top, resize 45%, recolour black, duplicate, mirror the copy and resize it another 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 112, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 3, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 98, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 50, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 23, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 104, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 24, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 25, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 12, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 47, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 67, resize 15%, duplicate, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 13 resize 10% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 58, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 51, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Pate element 20, resize 3%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 82, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 18, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 118, resize 40% and move into place erasing any sparkles on the tube’s face.

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 “Mysterious Night” from
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is also called “Mysterious Night” and is from
You can purchase it at

You will need mask 18 by Millie at
and mask hw17 by

Font of choice.




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



Open a new transparent canvas 650 by 800 pixels and fill with white.

Open Millie’s mask and mirror it, make a new layer on your canvas, select all, paste paper 4 into the selection, apply the mask,  resize 65% and move down.

Paste Fecnikek’s mask and resize it 22%, you should still have your canvas selected so float and defloat the mask, make a new layer, paste paper 4 onto the selection, deselect, delete the black mask layer, duplicate the paper layer, merge the copy down onto the original and move it up.

Paste element 127, resize 30% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 71, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.  We will erase the bottom part of this when we have more elements in place. 

Paste element 83, resize 70% and move into place.

Paste element 124, resize25% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 123, resize 42% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Check the positioning of your elements so far and erase the part of the castle/moon element at the bottom.

Paste element 38, resize 40%, position below the red and black trees and change the blend mode to “Soft Light”.

Paste element 89, resize 28%, apply an inner bevel as in my screen shot below, place in position, duplicate, mirror the copy and position to fill in a bit more on the right erasing the drips you don’t want and apply the drop shadow to each.




Paste element 86 on the top, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 74, resize 50%, drag below the tube, duplicate, place both copies into position erasing the parts that overlap and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 125, resize 30%, duplicate and move into place.

Paste element 42, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 111 above the tube, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 85, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 12, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 77, resize 33%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 88, resize 15%, drag below the skulls, duplicate, place in position erasing a couple of petals so the layers look a little different and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 126, position again below the skulls with the larger tuft on the right, duplicate, move this copy over to the left and erase the larger tuft, duplicate this copy with the smaller tuft, bring it to the top, mirror it and resize it another 80%, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 43, resize 10% and rotate 20 degrees to the right, position above the green grass layer with the large tuft and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 8, resize 17% and mirror, 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 tube “Halloween Witch” by
You can purchase the tube at

The matched kit is “Halloween Magic” from
You will find the kit at

You will need 4hwmask2 (2) 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, resize 17% and mirror, select all, float and defloat, make a new layer, paste paper 10 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.

Paste the tube, resize 33% and apply the drop shadow.

Paste frame 9, resize 25% and position behind the tube.  Select the interior of the frame with your magic wand, expand the selection by 10, make a new layer below the frame and fill with colour 242222, paste the tube mirrored, position in the frame, invert the selection, hit delete and deselect. Change the blend mode on the tube to “Hard Light” and lower the opacity to around 55 and apply the drop shadow to the frame.

Paste element 68, resize 50% and move into place, apply the drop shadow, duplicate, merge the copy down onto the original and change the blend mode to “Soft Light”.

Paste element 108, resize 60%, position behind the frame layers and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 71, resize 50%, place in position, apply the drop shadow and change the blend mode to “Lumianance (Legacy)”.

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

Paste element 2 above the frame and cobweb layers, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 64, resize 15% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 119, resize 30%, mirror and move into place.

Paste element 109 on the top, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 70, resize 50% and position behind element 109.

Paste element 42, resize 25% and rotate 30 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 8 on the top, resize 15% and rotate 30 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 102, resize 40%, duplicate, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

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

Paste element 32, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 28, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 21, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 79, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 103, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 80, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 24, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 103, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 104, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 59, resize 23%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 38, resize 7%, duplicate, mirror one copy, 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.











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