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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 beautiful tube “Snow Queen” from
You can purchase her at

The kit is “Love you Snow Much” from
You will find it at

You will need mask 2015(2) from

Font is 

You will need the free plug in “Copies” by
If you are unable to get this plug in to work check out my
 Tips & Tricks page for info on how to get older 8bf plugins to work. 

You will need animation shop for the animation and my snow





I used a drop shadow of vertical 0, horizontal 5, opacity 65, blur 10.



Open a new transparent canvas 750 by 850 and fill with white.  

Paste the mask and resize 25%.  Select all, float and defloat the mask, make a new layer, paste paper 1 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.

Paste frame 7 and resize 90%, select the interior with your magic wand, expand the selection by 40, make a new layer below it and paste paper 2 into the selection, paste the tube, resize 80% and postion in the frame, invert the selection and hit delete, deselect.  Apply the drop shadow to the frame and lower the opacity on the tube to around 70.

Paste element 26, resize 70%, duplicate, mirror the copy, position below the frame layers and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 6 and resize it 20%, apply the Copies plug in on the default settings apart from changing the number to around 100, erase all the stars that are outside of the mask, cut and paste a few more if you want, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste spray 3 on the top and move into place.

Paste the tube again, resize 55%, cut off the bottom from just below her waist and apply the drop shadow.

Paste spray 2 and position a lot the bottom of the tube.

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

Paste element 22, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 44, resize 40% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 65, resize 25% and flip, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 53, resize 90%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 17, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 21, resize 50% and rotate 30 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 25, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check your layers and make any adjustments.

Paste element 7, resize 15% and duplicate, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 12, resize 30%, position below the white lacy flower and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 29, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Crop your tag now and add your copyright information and text. I resized my tag 90% as it had got little large!!

Open the snow animation in Animation Shop, you may need to resize it depending on the size of your tag, I resized it 120% (Animation – resize animation).  Right click on your tag, copy merged and paste it in Animation Shop.  There are 10 frames in the snow animation so you need to duplicate your tag until you have 10 frames in that also.  Activate the snow, select all the frames and copy them  (Edit – Select all – Edit – Copy), activate the tag, again select all the frames, right click on the first one and “Paste into selected frame” and paste the snow on the tag.  Run your tag through the Optimization Wizard and save it as a gif.













In this tutorial I used the lovely tube “Santa’s Helper” from
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is “Timeless Tradition” from
This lovely kit can be found at

You will need Christmas mask 3 from

Font is




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


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

Paste the mask, resize it 48% and mirror it.  Select all, float and defloat the mask, make a new layer, fill it with the colour 081f03 and delete the original black mask layer.  Make another layer and fill the selection with paper 24 and change the blend mode to “Colour (Legacy).  Paste element  42, resize it 50%, position on the left edge of the mask, invert the selection, hit delete, change the blend mode on the element to “Hard Light” and lower the opacity to around 40, delect.    Close off the white background layer, merge visible and reopen the white layer.

Paste element 114, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 77, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 115, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 72, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 83, resize 80% and position just above the cottage.

Paste element 6, resize 33%, position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 7, resize 35% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 38 on the top, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 82, resize 45%, duplicate, resize the copy another 80% and move into place.

Paste element 44, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 108, resize 25% and rotate 10 degrees to the right, position below element 44 and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 94, resize 40%, duplicate, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 59, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Place element 34, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 33, resize 15% and mirror, place in position below the copies of element 94 and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 108 again above element 34, resize 15% and duplicate, position one copy above the parcel with the green ribbon, the other above the trunks and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 36 on the top, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Place element 4, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 24, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 12, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 28, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 21, resize 6%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Place element 31, resize 6%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 118, 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.











I this tutorial I used the tube 3 “Metallic” from pack 99 by
Barbara Jensen.
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is “Spreading Cheer” from
You can purchase the kit at

You will need mask 10 from
Click on the “download all masks” button on the right.

Font is 




I used a drop shadow of vertical 0,  horizontal 5, opacity 65, blur 10.


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

Pate the paste and resize it 25%.  Select all, float and defloat the mask, make a new layer, paste paper 16 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.

Paste element 127, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 128c, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 103 and resize 50%.  Select the interior of the element with your magic wand and expand the selection by 20, paste paper 4 below the element, resize it 25%, move into place, invert the selection and hit delete then apply the drop shadow to the element.

Paste the tube, resize 65%, position her coming out of element 113 and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 112, resize 50%, position below the paper in element 103 and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 114, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 76, resize 40% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 2, resize 30% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 120, resize 55% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 87, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 115, resize 40%, duplicate, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 121 on top of the frame, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 84, resize 18%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 64, resize 33%, duplicate, mirror one copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 66, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 67, resize 35%, mirror and flip, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 44, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 90, resize 35% and mirror, position behind the train so it shows above it, duplicate, move the copy down and position so a bit shows below the train erasing the parts at each end and apply the drop shadow to each.

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

Paste element 61, paste element 25% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste wordart 1b, resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 3, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 6, resize 12%, flip and rotate 40 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 18, resize 27%, 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 beautiful tube “Happy Xmas” from
This is a really beautiful tube you will want to use over and over.
You can purchase it at

The kit is “Christmas Crush” from
Another lovely kit from Dee!
You can purchase it at

You will need the mask from the template 28416 by

Font is 




I used a drop shadow of vertical 0, horizontal 5, opacity 65, blur 10.


Open a new transparent canvas 650 by 750 and fill with white.

Paste the mask and resize it 23%, select all, float and defloat the mask, make a new layer, paste paper 17 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.

Paste spray 10 and move into place then use the Pick tool on your mask layer to stretch it down a little longer.

Paste element 86b, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste frames from papers 2, resize 35% and rotate 90 degrees in either direction, duplicate and move below the tube.

Paste element 61, resize 80%, apply the drop shadow and change the blend mode to “Luminance (Legacy)”.

Pate element 53, resize 70% and apply the drop shadow.

Get the two frames, the deer head and the tree into position.  Activate the left hand frame and select the interior with your magic wand, expand the selection by 5, make a new layer below it and paste paper  10 into the selection.    Paste the tube, resize 70% and position in the frame, invert the selection, hit delete on the tube and deselect.  Duplicate the paper and the tube, mirror the tube and position both in the right hand frame.  Apply the drop shadow to both frames and change the blend mode on the tubes to “Overlay”.

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

Paste element 11b just above spray 10, resize 30% and move into place.

Paste spray 11, duplicate and place in position.

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

Paste element 43 just below the tube, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 14, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 56, resize 20%, place in position on the right, duplicate, mirror the copy and rotate it 20 degrees to the left and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 50, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 34, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 39, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 81b, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 25b, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 1c on the top, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 65, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 2c, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 29, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 49, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 77, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 68, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element 74, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 37, resize 20% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 58b,  resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 16, resizse 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 60b, resize 18%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 83, resize 18%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 2d, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste spray 4, resize 50%, mirror and move into place








In this tutorial I used the beautiful tube “Christmas Angel 2” from
You can purchase her at

The kit is “Hush of Winter” by
This is a stunning kit and this is my third tutorial with it.
You can purchase the kit at

You will need mask 24116 by

Font of choice.



I used a drop shadow of vertical 0, horizontal 6, opacity 60, blur 15.



Open a new transparent canvas 700 by 650 and fill with white.

Paste the mask and resize it 35%, select all, float and defloat the mask, make a new layer, paste paper 18 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.  I stretched this mask layer down a little to make it a bit longer.

Paste element 97, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element93, resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste frame 3b, resize 50% and rotate 90 degrees in either direction.  Select the interior of the frame with your magic wand and expand the selection by 10, paste paper 1 below the frame, resize it 35%m position in the frame, invert the selection and hit delete,  deselect.  Apply the drop shadow to the frame and merge it down onto the paper.

Paste element 79, resize 70%, position below the merged frame layer and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 98, resize 40%, position on the right below element 79, duplicate mirror the copy , position it on the left above element 79 and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 108a on the top, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 74, resize 30% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 63b, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 96, resize 40%, position behind the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 82, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 83, resize 70%, duplicate, position one copy on the left and the other below the frame layers on the right.

Paste element 23, resize 25%, duplicate, mirror the original, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 87, resize 65% and move into place.

Paste element 81, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 73, resize 45%, duplicate and move into place. 

Paste element 62b, resize 15% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 78, resize 60%, position below element 73 on the right and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 2b, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 49, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 66 on the top, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 26, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 86, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 69, resize 18%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 44, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 29, 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 3 from the latest pack 100 by
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is “Racing the Clock” from
I just loved this kit, its aweome!
You will find it at

Font is 




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



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

Paste element 217, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.  We are going to duplicate this in a bit. 

Paste element 213, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 215, resize 53% and move into place.

Paste element 42, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 43, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 148, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 147, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Go back to element 217 and duplicate it, drag this copy down lower on the canvas, delete the part that overlays with the top copy (you just want the very bottom of it) hiding the join below element 147, I also erased a few specs right at the bottom  and apply the drop shadow. 

Paste element 126, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 193, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 190, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 93, resize 25%, duplicate, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.


Paste element 128, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.
Paste element 75, resize 35% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 130, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 214, resize 50%, position below element 128 and erase the part that is to the left of that element.

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

Paste frame 7, resize 37% and position below the tube.  Select the interior of each part of the frame with your magic wand, expand the selection by 10, paste paper 41 below the frame, invert the selection and hit delete.  Paste the close up tube, resize 80% and position in the left had section of the frame, invert the selection,  hit delete and change, change the blend mode to “hard Light and lower the opacity to around 40.  Paste the close up tube again but this time mirrored,  resize as before, position in the right hand section of the frame, hit delete, change the blend mode to “Luminance (Legacy)” and lower the opacity to around 50.   Apply the drop shadow to the frame.

Paste element 133, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 69, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 47, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow. 

Paste element 59, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 72, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 97, resize 18% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 122 on the top, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 13, resize 7%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 92, resize 7%, 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 “Cosy Evening” from
Verymany.
You can purchase this lovely tube at

The it is “Autumn Passion” from
This is a stunning kit and you can purchase it at

Font of choice.




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


Open anew transparent canvas 700 by 700 pixels and fill with white.

Paste spray 11, resize 85% and move into place.

Paste spray 8, resize 75% and move into place.

Paste element 107, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 84, resize 47%, place in position below element 107 and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 60, resize 40%, position behind the clock and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 8, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste wordart 1, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 92, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste spray 4 and position below the wordart.

Paste spray 1, resize 50% and move into place.

Paste element 105, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 95c, resize 50% and duplicate, position one copy on the top on the left, one on the right below the clock and apply the drop shadow to each. 

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

Paste element 78b, resize 30%, position below the tube erasing any parts that overlap and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 75, resize 30% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 6, resize 20% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 36, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 37, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 91, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 4b, resize 10% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 83, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 58, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 80b, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 46, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 4b again, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 71, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 73, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 81, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 97, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 94, resize 22%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check your layers and make any adjustments.

Close off the white background layer, right click on your tag and “Copy merged”, open the white background layer and click on it to activate it, right click again and “Paste as a new layer”.  Go to Adjust – Blur – Gaussian blur and apply with a radius of 20 then lower the opacity to around 75.

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 fabulous tube “Catwoman Tongue Lashing” from
Barbara Jensen.
This tube comes from the latest pack 100 and can be purchased at

The kit is “Dangerous B*tch 2” from
and can be purchased at

You will need mask 234 by
And my mask

Font of choice.




Unless noted, 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 17 into the selection, apply my mask and resize 90%.

Make another layer, paste the paper into the selection again, deselect, apply Mizteeques mask, resize 90%, duplicate, move one copy down and to the left and the other up and to the right.

Paste element 109, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste frame 4, resize 40% and position behind element 109.  Select the interior of the frame with your magic wand, expand the selection by 20, paste paper 8 below the frame and resize it 40%, position in the frame, invert the excess, the delete on the paper, deselect and apply the drop shadow to the frame.

Paste the tube on the top, resize 60% and move into place, apply a drop shadow of vertical 0, horizontal 15, opacity 100, blur 30 with the box “shadow on a new layer checked”.  Go back to the tube and apply the main drop shadow to it.

Paste element 181, resize 60% and positon just above the frame.

Paste element 103, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 132, resize 20%, duplicate, position behind the buildings and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 92, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 104, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 133, resize 65% and position on the left, duplicate, mirror the copy, resize it another 90%,  position on the right and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 93 on the top, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 110, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 87, resize 17%, place in position on the left and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 77, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 88, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 107, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Pate element 86, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 132 again, resize 15% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 87 again, resize 15% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 46, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 41, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 39, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 89, resize 13%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 21, resize 13% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 51, resize 13%, mirror and rotate 30 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 55, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element 31, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 45, resize 13%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 42, resize 13% and rotate 60 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 185, resize 30% and move into place.

Check your layers and make any adjustments.  I used a low opacity brush on the bottom right hand corner of the buildings layer to blend it in a bit.  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 a tube from the latest pack 100 from
You can purchase the tube from

The kit is “Autumn Reverie” from
This is an awesome kit and I have used it before on a tutorial,
you can purchase it at

You will  need pretty black ink mask 3281*2500 from

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.

Paste the mask, resize it 20% and mirror it.  Select all, float and defloat the mask, make a layer and paste paper 33 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.

Paste element 161, resize 38%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 164, resize 35% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 156, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 104, resize 55% and move into place.

Paste element 159, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 155, resize 55% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste frame 14, resize 25%, position behind the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 88, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste frame 15, resize 20% and rotate 10 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 7, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 45, resize 23% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 107, resize 35%, duplicate, merge the copy down onto the original, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 97, resize 35% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 153 on the top, resize 20%, recolour a97e4c, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 29, resize 16%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 78, resize 12% and rotate 20 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 37, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 87, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 34, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 32, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 151, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 130, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 26, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 31, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 36, resize 18% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 35, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 21, resize 3%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 118, resize 12% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 1, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 5, resize 35%, 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 cute tube “Sleepy Santa Koala” from
You can purchase this gorgeous tube at

The kit is “Xmas Down Under” from
This is an awesome kit and I really enjoyed working with it
particularly as my son lives in Australia.
You can purchase the kit at

You will need mask 2 from set 113 by
Rachel.

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 17 into the selection, deselect and apply the mask.

Paste element 83 and resize 60%.  Select the interior of the element with you magic wand (be sure to include the small island at the bottom)  and expand the selection by 1, make a new layer below it, paste paper  10 into the selection and deselect.  Go back to the element and again select the interior of it with your magic wand, go to Effects – 3D effects – Cut out and apply with the settings on my screenshot below.  Deselect, close off the white background and mask layers, merge visible and then reopen the closed layers.





Paste element 133, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 76, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 84, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 130, resize 40%, duplicate, mirror the copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 131, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 134, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 91, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 87, resize 65% and position below the sand, duplicate, mirror and flip the copy and resize it another 60% and move into place along the bottom of the sand.

Paste element 106, resize 40%, duplicate, mirror the copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element 103, resize 40% and mirror, place in position between the two copies of element 106 and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 75, resize 35% rotate 10 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 19, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 132, resize 25% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 112, resize 15% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste elemet 59, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 41, resize 15% and rotate 30 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 2, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

paste element 15, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element 29, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 63 on the top, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 23, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 115, 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 118, resize 15% and mirror,  place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 42, 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 3, 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 “Coffee” from
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is “Winter Coffeeland” by
You can purchase it at

You will need mask 3605942 from

Font of choice.




I used a drop shadow of vertical 0, horizontal 5, opacity 65, blur 10.


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

Paste the mask and resize it 50%, select all, float and defloat the mask, make a new layer, paste paper 22 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.  When we have our tag finished we will stretch this paper mask layer a little longer.

Paste element 106, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 105, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 50, resize 40% and place in position.  Click anywhere on your canvas outside of the element with your magic wand to make a section and expand it by 20, paste paper 2 as a new layer below the element, resize 40%, move into place, hit delete to remove the excess and deselect.  Apply the drop shadow to the frame and merge it down onto the paper.

Paste element 61, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 62, resize 50% and position below element 61.

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

Paste element 57, resize 30% and mirror, position behind the merged frame layer and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 52, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 107, resize 60%, apply the drop shadow and erase all the flakes that are outside of the tag. 

Paste element 102 above the merged frame, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 86, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 66, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 36, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 42, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

paste element 73, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 92, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 47, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 27, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 7, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 95, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 74, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 28, resize 15% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 94, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 17, resize 7%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element 9, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check your layers and make any adjustments, this is when I stretched the mask down a bit longer, then crop your tag, add your copyright information and text and export on a transparent background as a png.









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