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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 tube “Little Witch with Chihuahua” from
You can purchase the tube at
Pics for the Design.

The kit is a great freebie called  “Dark Witches” from

You will need mask “4hwol (4)” from
and 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 750 pixels and fill with white.

Make a new layer and fill this one with the colour #9e3106,  apply my mask and resize it 80%.

Paste Fecnikek’s mask and resize it 22%, select all, float and defloat it, make a new layer, paste paper 002 into the selection, apply the drop shadow and delete the original black mask layer.

Paste element  018, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  024, resize 80% and place in position erasing the part below the gates.

Paste element  025, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  014, resize 50%, duplicate twice and close off the top copy, resize the original copy another 80% and move it over to the right, position the second copy on the left and apply the drop shadow to each.

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

Paste element  001, resize 20%, position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  0031, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  0032, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  0033, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  039, resize 25% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  029, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  037, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  015, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  019, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  030, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open the closed copy of element 014, bring it up to above the pumpkin, resize it another 80% and mirror it, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  008, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  005, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  007, resize 7% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  006,  resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  034, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  002,  resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  021, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  035, resize 12% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check your layers and make any adjustments.  I duplicated the orange mask, resized it 80%, mirrored it and positioned so a little showed around the bottom of the tag.

Paste element 011, resize 70% and position below the two book cluster elements at the back.  Paste the element again, this time resize it 50% snd position behind the group of bottles,  

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 “Verena” from
You can purchase the tube at

The matching kit also called “Verena” Is by
Kizzed by Kels
and can be purchased at

You will need the png version of my mask

Font of choice.





I used a drop shadow of vertical 0, horizontal 5, opacity 85, blur 19.


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

Paste the mas and resize it 95%, select all, float and defloat it, make a new layer and paste paper 11 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.

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

Paste element  97, resize 90%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  143, resize 95%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  80, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  83, resize 75%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  88, resize 75% and mirror, position behind the tube and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  21, resize 67%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  63, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  50, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  70, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  86, resize 25% and rotate 10 degrees to the right,, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  99, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  153, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  52,  resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  60, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  54, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  60 again above the tube,  resize 30% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  48, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  144 above element 80, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 147, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  145 on the top, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

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

Paste element  127, resize 50% and move into place.

Paste element  149, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  122,  resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  154, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  98, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  139, resize 23%, 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.   I used the Pick tool on my mask to squeeze it in a little narrower.











In this tutorial I used the tube “Dreamcatcher” from
This beautiful tube can be purchased at

The kit is “Indian Makoi” from
Bella Caribeña.
This is a really lovely kit that I really enjoyed working with
and can be purchased at

You will need mask 1 from set 86 by

For the animation you will need Animation Shop 
and the free Fire Animation 301 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 pixels and fill with white.

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 8 into the selection, deselect, apply the mask, resize it 90% and move up a bit.

Paste mask 2 from the kit, resize 80% and move into place.

Paste element  72,  resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  44, resize 80% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  17, resize 75% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  107, resize 75%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  110, resize 55% and flip, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  113,  resize 50% and rotate 90 degrees to the right.  Select the interior of the element with you magic wand and expand the selection by 20, make a new layer below it and paste paper 8 into the selection, deselect, apply the drop shadow to the frame, merge it down onto the paper and move into place.

Paste element  64, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  146, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste the tube, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.
Paste element  77, resize 40%, position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  83, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  54,  resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  42,  resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  150, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  12, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  56, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  108, resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  76 on the top,  resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  21, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  70, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  77 again, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  154, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  60, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  156, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Check your layers now, make any adjustments and add your copyright information and text.



ANIMATION:

Starting at the top, close off all your layers on the tag down to but not including the fire and merge visible. Close off that merged layer, open the previously closed layers and again merge visible.

Open Simone's animation in Animation Shop, you will see it has 21 frames.  Go to Animation - Resize Animation and resize it by 60%.

Copy the bottom merged layer on your tag, paste it in Animation Shop and duplicate it until there are 21 frames the same as the fire.  Select all the fire frames, click on the tag frames, select them all, right click and paste the fire onto the tag frames.  Back in PSP, copy the top merged layer, paste it as a new animation, duplicate it as before, select all the frames and again paste on the tag.

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








In this tutorial I used the lovely tube “Cross Fit” from
Barbara Jensen.
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is “Waiting for You” from
Bella Caribeña
and can also be purchased at

You will need the png version of mask 316 from

Font of choice.




I used a drop shadow of vertical 0,  horizontal 5, opacity 65, blur 15.


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

Paste the mask and resize it 90%, select all, float and defloat the mask, make a new layer and paste paper 3 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer, move the paper layer up and to the left.

Paste element  23, resize 60 and position and the bottom, duplicate twice, position one copy on the right, flip the last copy and position on the left.

Paste element  63, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 70, resize 70%, mirror and flip, click inside the element with  your magic wand to make a selection, expand the selection by 10, make a new layer as paste paper 12 into it, deselect, apply the drop shadow to the frame, merge it down onto the paper and move into place.

Paste element  89, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 14, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  2, resize 80%, mirror, place in position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  46, resize 70%, mirror and rotate 20 degrees to the left,  place in position and apply the drop shadow.


Paste element  57, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  76, resize 90%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  2 again,  resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  45, resize 40%, duplicate,  place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  100 on the top,  resize 70% and move into place.

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

Paste element  67, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  37, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  65, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  66, resize 13%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  102, resize 40% and move into place.

Paste element  95, 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 a tube from
The tube comes with  many options and can be purchased at

The kit is another awesome freebie called “Frightful” from
Thank you Miz, love your freebies!

You will need png mask 311, also by

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 90%, select all, float and defloat it, make a new layer, paste paper 10 into the selection, deselect, delete the original black mask layer and move the paper layer up and to the left.

Paste element 94 and move into place.

Paste element  63, duplicate, place in position erasing the ball that is far out on the right had side and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element  53, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  58, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  100 and resize 45%, select the interior with your magic wand, expand the selection by 10, make a new layer below the element and paste paper 10 into the selection, pate one of the tubes (I used purple), change the blend mode to Luminance (Legacy), resize 55%, position in the element, invert the selection and hit delete, deselect.  Apply the drop shadow to the frame, merge the tube down onto the paper and then merge the frame down and move into place.

Paste element  26, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  67, resize 60%, position at the top below the wreaths and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  41, resize 30%, move into place erasing the post that shows and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  33,  resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  93 below the Ouija board,  resize 48%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  81, resize 20%, mirror and rotate 20 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  82, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  45, resize 10% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  42, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  51 above the Ouija board, resize 15%, place in position behind the tube on the right and apply the drop shadow.      

Paste element  32, resize 27%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  50 above the tube, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  83, resize 28%, duplicate, mirror and flip one copy and position below the Ouija board and position the other on the top.

Paste element  95, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  20, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  72, resize 30% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  44,  resize 6%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  51 again,  resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  88,  resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  90,  resize 37%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  78,  resize 27%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  11,  resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  57, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  6,  resize 25% 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 “Violet Vixen” from the
latest pack 109 from
Barbara Jensen.
Barbara’s tubes are available at

The kit is “Remember” from
Bella Caribeña
and can also be purchased at

You will need mask 3 from set 2 from

Font of choice.





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


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

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 4 into the selection, apply the mask with the “Invert mask data” box checked, deselect, resize it 80% and move it up and to the left a little.

Paste element  28, resize 70% and move into place.

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

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

Paste element  8, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  89,  resize 40% and move into place.

Paste element  57, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  58, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  118, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  44, resize 50% and move into place.

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

Paste element  88, resize 60%, move into place and apply the drop shadow with the “Shadow on a new layer” box checked then erase the part of the shadow that is on the reflection.

Paste element  3, resize 30%, move into place, again apply the drop shadow on a separate layer and erase the part that’s on the water.

Paste element  90, resize 40%, position below element 88,  place in position erasing the trunk at the bottom and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  56,  resize 40% and move into place, set your eraser to size 50 and opacity 30 and run along the bottom of the element to blend it in.

Paste element  16,  resize 20%, position below the bird and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 83. Resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  149, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  7, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  58 again, resize 40% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  146, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  139, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  37, resize 7% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  38, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  61, resize 4%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  79, resize 23% 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 fab tube “Tall Tails”
From the latest pack 109 from
Barbara Jensen.
You can purchase the tube from

The kit is “Hallow” from
Bella Caribeña.
A great Halloween kit also available at

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 mask 2, resize 90% and move up and to the right, duplicate, resize the copy another 75% and move down and to the left.

Paste element  96, resize 60%, move up and to the right, duplicate, resize another 90%, move down and to the let and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element  111, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 72, resize 75%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  75, duplicate, mirror one copy and position both behind element 72.

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

Paste mask frame 5 and resize 65%, select the interior of the frame, expand the selection by 10, make a new layer below it fill with colour #2a2b2c, paste the tube again, position in the frame, invert the selection and hit delete, deselect.  Change the blend mode on the tube to “Hard Light” and merge it down onto the coloured layer, apply the drop shadow to the frame, merge that down onto the tube/colour layer and position below the tube.

Paste element  130, resize 60% and move into place.

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

Paste element  99,  resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  64, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  98, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  105 on the top, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  128, resize 25%, position below element 105 and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  101, resize 30%, place in position erasing the part that shows at the bottom below element 105 and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  89, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  42, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  11, resize 30%, place in position on the left, duplicate mirror this copy and position on the right and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element  112, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  127, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  137, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  81 on the top, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  135, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  51, resize 22%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  90, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  44, resize 5%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  62, 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 fabulous bundle “Loving you Forever” from
Bella Caribeña.
This bundle comprises the tube from Attila Elegance with
 kit and clusters from
Bella
and is absolutely free with a purchase of $10 from 

You will need mask frame 60 from
(20th mask down on page 2).

Font of choice.



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



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

Paste mask 1 from the kit, resize 70%, position towards to the top, right hand corner of your canvas duplicate,  mirror the copy, resize it 90% and position towards the bottom, left hand corner.

Paste the mask frame, resize 65%, select all, float and defloat the mask, make a new layer , paste paper 2 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.  Duplicate the paper layer, mirror one copy and position it towards the top, right hand corner, move the other copy down to the bottom, left hand corner. 

Paste element  63, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  67,  resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  156,  resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  90, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  41, resize 30%, place in position behind the bridge and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 57, resize 30%, place in position above the bridge  and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  39, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  4, resize 50%, place in position erasing  the part that shows to the right of the tube and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  24, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  64, resize 45%, mirror and move into place.

Paste element  24 again,  resize 40% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  41 again,  resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  33, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  149,  resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  118, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  28, resize 30, duplicate, mirror one copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  53 on the top, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow (its on the right just in front of the girls skirt).

Paste element  152 on the top, resize 15%, duplicate, mirror one 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  108, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  60, resize 15%, mirror and move into place.

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

Paste element  77, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  58, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  64 again, resize 50% and move into place.

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

Paste element  27, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  9, resize 5%, duplicate, mirror one copy, 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 “Princess of Darkness 2” from
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is “Darkness Divine” from
This is a fantastic kit and can be purchased at

You will need the png version of my  mask

Font of choice.




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


Open a new transparent canvas 900 by 800 pixels and fill with white.

Paste my mask, resize it 60% and move over to the left. 

Paste frame 2 and resize 40%.  Select the interior of the frame with your magic wand and expand the selection by 10, make a new layer below it and paste paper 2 into the selection, paste the tube, resize 60%, position in the frame, invert the selection and hit delete, deselect.  Apply the drop shadow to the frame, change the blend mode on the tube to “Overlay”, close off your white background and mask layers and merge visible, open the closed layers and move the merged layer into place.

Paste element  126, resize 45%, duplicate, merge the copy down onto the original, place in position, apply the drop shadow and merge down onto the merged frame layer.

Paste element  113, resize 20%, place in position, apply the drop shadow and again merge down onto the merged frame layer.

Paste element  118, resize 75%, mirror and position below the merged layer.

Paste element  130, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  85,  resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  77, resize 90% and move into place.

Paste element  37,  resize 70% and move into place.

Paste element  70, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  47, resize 70% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  123 above the merged frame layer, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste the tube again, resize 22%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  86, resize 45%, duplicate, position below the merged frame layer and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element  2, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  1, resize 15%, position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  37 again, resized 50%, mirror and move into place.

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

Paste element  32, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  109.  Resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  45, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  67, resize 55% and move into place.

Paste element  7 on the top, resize 18%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  6,  resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

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

Paste element  48, resize 15%, mirror and flip, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  108,  resize 10% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  5,  resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  72, resize 13%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  51,  resize 13% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  95, resize 18%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste word art 2, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 112, resize 80% 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 tube “Caetana” by
You can purchase the tube at

The matching kit is “Caetana Thoughts” by
Bella Caribena
and can be purchased at

You will need the png mask 309 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 750 pixels and fill with white.

Paste the mask and resize it 75%, select all, float and defloat the mask, make a new layer, paste paper 14 into the selection, deselect, delete the original black mask layer and move the paper one over a little to the right.

Paste element  48,  resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  47 resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  7, resize 75%, duplicate, mirror the copy and resize it 95%, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element  137,  resize 50%, position below the building so some shows to the left of it and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  73 above the building, resize 30%, duplicate, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element  33, resize 30%, position between the two copies of element 7 and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  133, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  39, resize 40% and move into place.

Paste element  60, resize 30% and rotate 10 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  151, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  66,  resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  97, resize 13%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  76, resize 15%, duplicate, resize one copy another 90%, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

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

Paste element  68, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  96, resize 13%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  91, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  115, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  151 again,  resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  27, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  11,  resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  124,  resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  106, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  122, resize 6%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  22, resize 40%, 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 a freebie kit “Halloween Town” from
(you will need to scroll down)
This kit is part of a freebie blog train.

You will need mask mask 1 from

My mist png

Font of choice.




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



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

Paste the mask and resize it 70%.  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 element  39,  resize 40% and move into place.

Paste element  35, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  51,  resize 85%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 13, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 45, resize 80%, position behind the scarecrow, erase that shadowing bit at the top on the right and any that shows to the left of the scarecrow and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  49, resize 22%, duplicate and mirror one copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  12, resize 80%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  34,  resize 80%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  9, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  31, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  19, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  17,  resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  30, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  42,  resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  47,  resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  1, resize 13%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  33, resize 20% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste my  mist and position below the crow.

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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