Wednesday, May 11, 2011



This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
May 10, 2011
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
2 tubes by Melissa Dawn.
The tube is available at

Tube of choice
Scrap of choice.
I’m using one by designs by sarah
Called Dreaming
It is available at Pimp My Tags
with Scraps
Xero Porcelain Plugin

Open a 600x600 new image.
Open your tube & scrap supplies.

Open a frame of choice.
Resize 88%
Paste as a new layer.
Add a drop shadow
2,2,50,5 black

Click inside the frame with the
magic wand tool.
Selections modify expand by 4

Paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections invert & press delete.
Move the paper under the frame layer.

Paste a grass hill element as a new layer.
Position within the frame as wanted.
Once happy press delete.

Paste your tube of choice between the paper
& frame layers. Duplicate once.
Move the copy tube to top in layer palette.
Back on the original,
Press delete.
Select none.
Add a drop shadow to the tube & grass layer.

Now on the tube copy layer,
erase the parts of the tube showing on the
frame which you do not want shown.

Open your second tube.
Resize 30% & mirror it.
Paste behind your main tube inside the frame.
You want it to appear in the background of your tag

Open standing flowers.
Mirror the tube once.
Resize 50% & 80% once each.
Paste on side of the frame.

Open a flower cluster.
Resize 50%
Mirror once.
Arrange on a corner of the frame.
Duplicate once -mirror & flip.
Move both layers to the bottom layer
in the layer palette.

Open a flower vine.
Resize 60%
Paste along the flower clusters.

Open a doodle.
Resize 85%
Paste along the bottom of the frame.
Add a drop shadow to the doodle.

Open flying butterflies.
Resize 60%
Paste on the bottom left corner of the frame.

Merge together the layers within the frame.
Duplicate once.
On the copy frame layer, resize 40%
Rotate free rotate right 25

Arrange the small frame on the bottom right
corner of the larger frame.
Duplicate once & mirror.
Arrange the 2nd small frame beside the first
small frame.

Apply Xero Porcelain to the two small frames.
Softness 88
Strength 128
Brightness 128

Add wordart or saying of choice
to the tag.
Convert to raster if needed.
I positioned mine near the bottom part
of the tag.
Add a drop shadow.

Resize 88%
Add copyright info & name.
Save as png.
Thanks for trying my tutorial.

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