Thursday, April 21, 2011



This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
April 21,2011
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
a tube by Elias Chatzoudis
You can find his tubes at
PTEThe tube I used was purchased
at MPT when he sold there.

Tube of choice
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by Schnegge
Called Sweet Treats of Life
You can find it on her blog
Mura's Meister Copies Plugins

Open a 600x250 new image.
Choose your tube & scrap supplies.

Select your font tool.
Choose a large chunky font.
Stroke width 2
Stroke color black
Fill set to null

Caps locks on
Type out word of choice.
Enlarge as wanted.
Convert to raster.

Using your magic wand,
click inside each letter.
You may have to hold the shift button
down to keep all the letters selected.

Selections modify expand by 1
Paste a paper of choice as new layer.
Selections invert & press delete.
Move the paper under the word outline.

Paste your tube close-up & position
as wanted inside the letters.
Press delete.
Select none.

Add a drop shadow to both the outline
& close up layers
2,2,50,5 Black
Fill the bottom layer with black or another dark color.

Merge the letter layers together
Move them down to the bottom on your tag.

Open an element of multi-colored dots or circles.
Paste as a new layer & arrange on one side of the
Duplicate once & mirror.

Paste your tube closeup between the dots &
letters layers. Position on one side of the forum

Open flowers of choice.
Resize 50%
Paste on the opposite side of your
tube closeup. Position on the tag
to appear to coming up from the top
of the words.
Add the earlier drop shadow.

Choose a cupcake of choice.
Resize 20%
Paste at bottom of tag in front of the word.

Click on the black background layer
Font tool color white size 8 a good clear font.
Type out the same word as earlier. Type
it just once. Convert to raster.
Muras Meister copies tiling tiling gap 2
Lower the opacity to about 46 on this layer.

Merge layers visible.
Add a border size 2
Do borders twice using a different color each time.
Resize 98%

Add copyright info & name.
Save as a png or jpeg.
Thanks for trying my tutorial!

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