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!

My blinkie

My Weather

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 “Angel of Love” from
Verymany.
You can purchase the tube at

The matching kit is “Lovely Angel” by
Tiny Turtle Designs.
This gorgeous kit can be purchased at

You will need the png mask 331 from
and my mask
0056..

Font of choice.





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


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

Make a new layer, select all, paste paper 1 into the selection, apply my mask,  resize it 85% and move up and to the right a little.

Paste Mizteeque’s mask and resize it 60%, you should already have the canvas selected, float and defloat the mask, make a new layer, paste paper 1 into the selection, deselect, delete the original black mask layer, duplicate the paper layer and merge the copy down onto the original then move down.

Paste element  86, resize 80%, duplicate, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

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

Paste element  23, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  91, mirror, position behind the hearts and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  104, resize 50%, position above the hearts and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  46, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  84, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  79, resize 27%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  74, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  70 on the top, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  73, resize 22%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  60, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  90, resize 18%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  17, 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 ”Officer Friendly” from
Barbara Jensen.
This tube is part of pack 110 and can be purchased at

The kit is “Oenophile” from
Karmalized Scraps
and can also be purchased at

You will need the png version of mask 324 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.

Paste the mask and resize it 90%, select all, float and defloat it, make a new layer, paste paper 3 into the selection, deselect, delete the original black mask layer and move he paper copy up and to the right.  When I had finished my tag I duplicated this mask, moved the copy down and to the left and did some erasing so just a little showed at the bottom.

Paste element  31, resize 75%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  22, resize 85%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  16, resize 45%, position behind the tube and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  24, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  18, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  20, resize 55%, position on the right, duplicate, move the copy over to the left and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element  21, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  1, resize 15%, duplicate, mirror one copy and rotate it 20 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element  35 on the top, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  23, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  24 again,  resize 50%, duplicate, mirror the original copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

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

Paste element  5, resize 23%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  24 again, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  7, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  2, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  14, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  33, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  25,  resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  13, resize 6%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste spray 1, resize 60% and move into place.

Check your layers and make any adjustments (remember to duplicate the mask), then crop your tag, add your copyright information and text and export on a transparent background as a png.















In this tutorial I used the lovely “Windsor Red” tube
from the latest pack 110 by
Barbara Jensen.
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is “Merry Christmas” from
Karmalized Scraps
and can also be purchased at

You will need Christmas mask 1 from
(you will find them under the Snags tab).

Font of choice.





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



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

Paste the mask, resize it 80%, select all, float and defloat it, make a new layer, paste paper 1 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.

Paste element  2, resize 90%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste frame 3, resize 50% select the interior of the frame with your magic wand and expand the selection by 20, make a new layer below it and paste paper 6 into the selection, deselect, apply the drop shadow to the frame, merge it down onto the paper, rotate it 10 degrees to the left and move into place.

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

Paste element  36, resize 20%, position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste wordart 1, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  4, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  27 on the top, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  5, resize 10%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Paste element  30, resize 8% and rotate 150 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

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

Paste spray 3, resize 60%, mirror 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 fabulous tube “Jokers Wild” from
the latest pack 111 by
Barbara Jensen.
You can purchase the tubes from

The kit is “Steamed” from
Karmalized Scraps.
This great steampunk kit can also be purchased 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 650 pixels and fill with white.

Paste the mask and resize it 85%, select all, float and defloat it, make a new layer, paste paper 10 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.

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

Paste element  9, resize 50% and position on the right, duplicate, mirror the copy then rotate it 90 degrees to the right and position on the right, apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element  8, resize 50%, position on the right, duplicate, mirror and flip the copy and position on the left, apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element  19, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  44, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  3, resize 50%, select the interior with your magic wand and expand the selection by 20, make a new layer below it and paste paper 1 into the selection,  paste the close up tube, resize 90% and 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  42, resize 23%, position below element 3/paper/tube layers, apply the drop shadow and do a little cutting gand pasting to bring the bulb part of the element to the top.

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

Paste element  11, resize 20% and mirror, position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  39, resize 17%, duplicate, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element  41, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  10, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Paste element  2, resize 12% and rotate 20 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  43, resize 27%  and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  47, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste spray 1, 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 “”Miracle” from
The tube comes with several layer options and can be purchased at

The kit is “Vintage Winter” from
Graphics of Fantasy.
This another beautiful freebie kit and can be found at
Please read the terms of use for this kit.

You will need Christmas mask 39 from
Kopona.

Font of choice.




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


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

Paste the mask and resize 20%, select all, float and defloat it, make a new layer, paste paper 8 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.

Paste element  20, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  106, resize 75%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  125 and resize 50%, click anywhere on your canvas with your magic wand to make a selection then invert the selection and contract it by 10, make a new layer below the element and paste paper 2 into it, deselect, apply  the drop shadow to the frame, merge it down onto the paper and move into place.

Paste element  13, resize 90% and move into place.

Paste element  99, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  119, resize 70%, position above the clock and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  130, resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  21, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  24, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  66, resize 40% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  85, resize 60% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  93, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  39, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  11, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  86, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  3, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  102, resize 13%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  103, resize 13%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

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

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

Paste element  71, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  72, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  27, resize 8%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element s 116, 117 and 118, resize each 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  14 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 “Isgerda” from
This is a fantastic tube with some wonderful options and can be purchased at

The kit is “Ice Cristals” from
Graphics of Fantasy.
Another awesome freebie kit, thank you so much!
You can find it on
Please read the terms of use for this kit.

You will need Christmas mask 2 from


Font of choice.




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



Open a new transparent canvas 650 by 800 pixels.  Select all, paste paper 159 into the selection, deselect, apply the mask with the "Invert mask data" box checked and resize it 85%.

Open another canvas 700 by 750 pixels and fill with white. Paste the mask and move it up and to the left a little.

Paste element  29, resize 75% and move into place.

Paste element 125 and move into place.

Paste element  153, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  94, resize 90% and move into place.

Paste element  154, resize 65% and move into place.

Paste element  114, resize 75% and move into place.

Paste element  43, resize 75% and duplicate, move the original over to the left, pull the copy down a little and to the right and apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element  100, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  31, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  129, resize 50% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  111, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  131, resize 30%m place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  95, resize 27%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  90, resize 90% and position behind the tube.

Paste element  152 on the top, resize 25% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  49, resize 75%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  76, resize 90% and move into place.

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

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

Paste element  6, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  110, resize 80% and move into place.

Paste element  136, resize 35%, duplicate, resize the copy another 90% and position both copies below the tube.

Paste element  146, resize 40%, duplicate and move into place.

Paste element  134 on the top, resize 8% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  123, resize 10% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  141, resize 75% and move into place.

Paste element  106, resize 90% 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 “Waiting for New Year” from
You can purchase the tube at

The matching kit “Waiting 2020” is from
Bella Caribena
and can be purchased at

You will need mask 32 from the Christmas set from

Font of choice.





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.

Paste the mask, resize 22%, select all, float and defloat it, make a new layer, paste paper 16 into the select, deselect and delete the original black mask layer.

Paste element  141, resize 70% and move into place.

Paste element  14, resize 50% and move into place.
  
Paste element  19, resize 80%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  9, resize 90%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  16, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  27, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  30, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  15, resize 50% and move into place.

Paste element  62, resize 45% and move into place.  Select the interior with your magic wand and expand the selection by 15, make a new layer below it and paste paper 15 into the selection then mirror it, mirror the tube then copy and paste it, resize 65%, change the blend mode to “Overlay” and position in the element, invert the selection and hit delete, deselect and apply the drop shadow to the element.

Paste element  26, resize 60% and move into place.

Paste element  28, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  45, resize 50% and flip, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 33, resize 18%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  41, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Undo the mirror on the tube and paste again, resize 33%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  53, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  61, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  114, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  54, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  25, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  166, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  98, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  157, resize 50% 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 fabulous kit
“A Grinchy Christmas”
From
You can purchase the kit at

You will need my png mask

Font of  choice.





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.

Paste the mask, select all, float and defloat it, make a new layer, paste paper 4 into the selection, deselect,  delete the original black mask layer, duplicate the paper layer and merge the copy down onto the original

Paste frame 6, resize 50%, select the interior of the frame with you magic wand and expand the selection by 10, make a new layer below it and paste paper 12 into the selection, deselect, apply the drop shadow to the frame, merge it down onto the paper and move into place.

Paste element  42, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  98, resize 90%, mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste  wordart  4, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  41, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  100, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  110, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  72, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  104, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  66, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  25, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  44, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  176 and move into place.

Paste element  172 and move into place.

Paste element  103, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  175, resize 80%  and move into place.

Paste element  39, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  36, resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  161, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  159, resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  45, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  62, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  154, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  13, resize 15%, position below element 154 and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

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

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

Paste element  170, resize 70%, rotate 90 degrees to the left 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 a beautiful tube from 
 called “Fairy wings”.
You can purchase the tube at

The kit is “Red Winter” from
Bella CaribeƱa
and can be purchased at

You will need mask 6 from 48 mask frames set from Kopona

 and mask 41 from the Christmas frame mask set also from Kopona

Font of choice.




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


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

Paste mask 41, resize 20%, select all, float and defloat it, make a new layer, paste paper 2 into the selection, deselect and delete the original black mask layer, move the paper layer down and to the left, duplicate it, rotate the copy 90 degrees to the right, resize another 90% and move up and to the right. 

Paste mask 6, resize 20% and position below the first two masks, select all, float and defloat, make a new layer, fill with colour #5c4a36, deselect and delete the original black mask layer. 

Paste element  28 on the top, resize 85%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.  You may have to erase the bottom of the trunk.

Paste element  6 (numbered 113 in some kits), resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  81, resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  46, resize 23%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  96, resize 55% and move into place.  With your freehand selection tool set to point to point, draw a selection through the middle of the element and across the bottom of it something like my screenshot below, make a new layer below the element and paste paper 1 into the selection, deselect and apply the drop shadow to the element.   I then used a low opacity brush around the bottom of corner of this element to blend it in. 



Paste element 92, resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste the tube, resize 18% and apply the drop shadow then move into place doing some careful erasing to position the reindeer in element 96.

Paste element  27, resize 65%, position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element 54, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  24, resize 80% and move into place.

Paste element  86, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  82, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  14 on the top, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  105, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  109, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  101, resize 15%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  79, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

Paste element  99, resize 7% and rotate 30 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  106, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  112, resize 12%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  3, 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  35, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  25, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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










In this tutorial I used the tube 42-3 from
You can purchase the tube at

The tube inspired kit is from
and also available at

This tube and kit was my birthday gift,
thank you CDO.

You will need the png version of mask 874 from
and mask 6 from 

Font of choice.




Other than the word art, I used a drop shadow of vertical 0, horizontal 5, opacity 85, blur 10.



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

Paste Rachel’s mask, resize 80%, select all, float and defloat the mask, make a new layer, paste paper 2 into the selection, deselect, delete the original black mask layer, duplicate the paper layer, merge the copy down onto the original and move into place.

Paste the Kopona mask, resize 30%, again, select all, float and defloat, make a new layer and paste paper 2 into the selection, deselect, delete the black mask layer, duplicate the paper one, merge the copy down and move into place.

Paste element  7, resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  12, resize 75% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  16, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  14, resize 40%, duplicate, mirror one copy, place in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

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


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

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

Paste the wordart and resize it 60%, make a new layer, fill with the colour #dad8d2, go back to the word art, select all, float and defloat it, invert the selection, click back on the coloured layer and hit delete, deselect and delete the original black word art layer.  Apply inner bevel to the new wordart as my screenshot below and then apply the drop shadow changing the blur to 5. 




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

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

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

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

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

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

Paste element  11, resize 25% and rotate 90 degrees to the left, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

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

Paste element  3, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  6, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  14 again, resize 30% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check your layers and make any adjustments.

Paste the tube mirrored just above Rachel’s mask, change the blend mode to “Hard Light” and move into place.  Activate Rachel’s  mask, select all, float and defloat it, invert the selection and hit delete on the tube, deselect and merge the tube down onto the mask. 

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 lovely tube “Santa’s Helper 5” from
You can purchase the tube at

The matching kit “Santa’s Help” is from
Tiny Turtle Designs.
This is a gorgeous kit and can be purchased at

You will need the png mask 331 from
and mask 52 from the Christmas Frame Mask set at

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.

Paste the Mizteeques mask, resize 83% and move up, select all, float and defloat it, make a new layer, paste paper 9 into the selection, make another layer, paste paper 11 into the selection and deselect.  
Merge the gold paper down onto the green one and delete the black original layer.

Paste mask 52, resize 15%, again, select all, float and defloat, make a new layer, fill with colour  #21440a, drag below the paper mask layer and move into place.

Paste element 20, resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  102, resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  64, resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  92, resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  6, resize 30%, position below the tube and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  27, resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

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

Paste element  87, resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  15, resize resize 40% and position on the left, duplicate, flip the copy and position it on the right, apply the drop shadow to each.

Paste element  98, resize 76%, position on the top and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  4, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  49, resize 60% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  86, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  102 again, resize 25% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  34, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  91, resize 20%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

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

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

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

Paste element  126, resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

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

Paste element  70, resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Paste element  89, 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.
























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