Monday, September 3, 2012


Written by Gwenda on August 31st 2012
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental

You will need:

Font of choice – I used Bellbottom Laser, FTU font found

Scrapkit called Hotel California by Digicats. Part of a FTU blogtrain

Tube of choice. I used one by Jessica Dougherty. This tube was purchased through CILM, but her work can now be found at

Mask of choice – I used WSL84 which can be found

Open new raster layer 700 x 700 and floodfill white

Layer – new raster layer – selections select all  - paste Paper 07 into selection. Deselect
Apply mask WSL84.
Merge group.
Stretch mask to fill canvas.
Duplicate – Mirror
Merge both together.

Glitter Splatter  – Paste over mask in bottom left corner.
Duplicate – mirror – flip.
 Dropshadow both.

Day Lily – Paste above glitter splatter layer, in top left corner.
Duplicate – mirror – flip.
Dropshadow both.

Frame 01 – Paste as new layer.

Tube -  Paste over Frame 01 and position as desired. Dropshadow.

Click inside Frame with magic wand. Selections – modify – expand 3
Layers – new raster layer. Paste Paper 07 into selection.
Dropshadow Frame 01
Move Paper 07 circle underneath frame.

Sparkles – Resize 60% and position over Paper 07 circle.

Diamonds – Position to the left, above the frame.

Pine Tree – Resize 70%. Sharpen.
Position to the right.
Duplicate – mirror, and move it back to sit against the other tree, but slightly down.
Dropshadow both.

Ribbon 02 – Position at the bottom, over the tube.

Candle – Position to the left.

Shoe & Pearls – Resize 40%. Sharpen.
Position over Candle. Dropshadow.

Pink Champagne – Resize 60%
Position to the right.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Desert Rose – Resize 35%. Position left, under the shoe & pearls layer.
Duplicate – Mirror. Resize 70% and in layers palette move up above the Pink Champagne layer.
Dropshadow both.

Day Lily – Flip. Resize 25%.
Position under the Desert Rose on the left. Sharpen.
Duplicate and move to the right.
Duplicate – flip and move down to the bottom of the tag (see mine).
Dropshadow all 3.

Butterfly – Resize 20%. Sharpen.
Duplicate – mirror and position as desired.
Dropshadow both.

Add any other embellishments of choice.

Crop & resize if desired.

Add copyrights and name.

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