Monday, January 2, 2012

Look But Don't Touch


1 tube of choice – I used the wonderful artwork of Jay Fife which can be purchased from Up Your Art  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice - I used Nadall here

Weescotlass Mask 208 here

Plugs Ins:
Eyecandy 3.1 – Glow

“New Years Party Glitz” is tagger size scrap kit created by Karen of Sweet Occasion Designs and can be purchased from Butterfly Blush Designs.  You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Karen for a classy kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~~ Lets get started ~~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Silver Frame 3 as a new layer.
Resize 20%
Make your Selection Tool active set on Circle.
Starting at the center of the frame, pull your mouse outward until the dotted lines run along the center of the frame.
New Raster layer below the frame.

Open up Paper 1.
Use your Selection Tool set on Rectangle and section out an area that does not have flowers on it.

Make your working canvas active.
Paste Into Selection.
Selections/Modify/Inside Outside Feather:
Both checked
Feather Amount: 43
Tap the delete key twice.

Close out your white background.
Merge Visible.
Reopen your white background.

Copy and paste Silver Frame 1 as a new layer.
Resize 20% and 70%
Move both frames into position – see my tag for reference.

Highlight the top frame.
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Flood fill with #000000
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below the frame.
Tap the delete key.
Change the Properties to Hard Light.
Lower the Opacity to about 65.

Highlight the bottom frame.
Repeat the above step accept show a different area of your tube below the frame.

Make your Selection Tool active set on Round Rectangle.
Create a rectangle approximately 525 x 225 pixels.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 6 Into Selection.
Apply Eyecandy 3.1 – Glow:
Width: 3
Opacity: 100%
Opacity Drop Off:  Fat
Color: white

Free rotate Left 30 degrees.
Move into position – see my tag for reference.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Position in front of the circle layer.

Add your elements.  I used:
Mask:  Resize 70%/Use your Eraser Tool and erase everything accept the feathers/Duplicate
Party Tiara:  Erase everything accept the feather
New Year Word Art 1 – Scrap and Tubes
Swirl 3 – Scrap and Tubes:  Resize 80%
Bow 1:  Resize 25% and 80%
Heart 7 – Scrap and Tubes:  Resize 20%/Free rotate Left 30 degrees/Duplicate/Mirror/Resize 70%

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste 4 Into Selection.
Apply the mask.
Resize 110%
Merge Group.

Add your name.
Apply Eyecandy 3.1 – Glow:
Same settings

Resize all layers 80%

I’d love to see your results.
Email me!


  1. Thanks Bev for using my kit and creating this great tag for me!

  2. You're very welcome Karen. LOVED the kit!!