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Things Needed For This Tutorial
  • Paint Shop Pro (This is done using 9), but should be able to be done in newer versions.
  • 2 Images of your choice.
  • No Outside Plugins or Filters needed....
  • Scrap kit "Bleeding Love" by Diane of CandysTreats ...We will be using the Freebie add on's to create this tag....found here.   Be sure to download both Freebie 1 & 2.  Also, the PTU version can be purchased at Stargazer Scraps.
Please Note..All Settings remain the same unless otherwise noted.
Let's get started.....
1.  Open your Images of choice....Image/GreyScale....Image/Increase Color Depth/16 Million Colors, and Minimize them for now.
Open the following Items in the "CT-BleedingLoveFreebie".... Lovehearts, Paper6, Paper22, Branch1, Doodle2, LeafFrame3, and LoveRibbon2.  And from the "CT-BleedingLoveExtras" ....FrameExtra1  (These are the items I used to create the tag you see above.  Feel free to use what items you like.)  Minimize for now.

Or use another kit that works better....just have fun with it.

Also Note:  If you use another scrap kit...the Resize settings will need to be done according to the scrap kit you are using.  My settings may not work right.

2.  Open a new image 550 X 550 pixels....Flood fill with white....this should give you plenty of room to work.

3.  Make the "Paper22" active....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag.

4.  Image/Resize at 52% ....all layers unchecked (Smart Size)....Image/Rotate/Free Rotate to the left at 8 degrees.

Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow....Vertical & Horizontal 4, Opacity 40, Blur 5, Shadow on new layer - unchecked.

5.  Make "Paper6" active....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template.

6.  Image/Resize at 48% ....all layers unchecked (Smart Size)....Image/Rotate/Free Rotate to the Right at 6 degrees.....Apply same drop shadow

7.  Make "FrameExtra1" active....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag.

8.  Image/Resize at 62% ....all layers unchecked (Smart Size)....Image/Rotate/Free Rotate to the left at 5 degrees.

With your mover tool...place it so it is in the upper left of the tag.  See my tag for placement.

9.  Make your first image active....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag.

In your layers pallet...move this image below the frame layer.  Image/Rotate/Free Rotate to the left at 5 degrees.  Resize as needed...position it how you like.

10. Make the frame layer the active layer.  With your Magic Wand....click inside the frame.

Selections/Modify/Expand by 8....Make the image layer active.  Selections/Invert...Edit/Cut

Selections/Select None....You may want to Adjust/Sharpen once.

11. In your layers pallet....Hide the bottom layer.  Make any other layer active...Layers/Merge/Merge Visible.  With your Mover tool....Click on the active layer and with your up directional arrow on your keyboard.  Click it a total of 10 times to move the layer into to correct position for our next few steps.

12. Make "LeafFrame3" active....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag.

13. Image/Resize at 58% ....all layers unchecked (Smart Size)....With your mover tool...place it so it is in the bottom right of the tag.  See my tag for placement.

14. Make your other image active....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag.

In your layers pallet...move this image below the frame layer.  Resize as needed...position it how you like.

15. Make the frame layer the active layer.  With your Magic Wand....click inside the frame.

Selections/Modify/Expand by 8....Make the image layer active.  Selections/Invert...Edit/Cut

Selections/Select None....You may want to Adjust/Sharpen once.

16. Make the frame layer the active layer again....Apply same drop shadow

Layers/Merge/Merge Down

17. Make "Doodle2" active....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag....Image/Mirror

18. Image/Resize at 75% ....all layers unchecked (Smart Size)....With your mover tool...place it so it is in the bottom left of the tag.  See my tag for placement.

In your layers pallet...move the doodle below the leaf frame layer.  Layers/Merge/Merge All Flatten.

19. Make "Branch1" active....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag.

Image/Resize at 70% ....all layers unchecked (Smart Size)....With your mover tool...place it so it is in the bottom right of the tag.  See my tag for placement....Apply same drop shadow.

20. Make "Lovehearts" active....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag.....Image/Mirror

21. Image/Resize at 53% ....all layers unchecked (Smart Size)....With your mover tool...place it so it is to the right on the tag.  See my tag for placement....Apply same drop shadow.

22. Make "LoveRibbon2" active....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag.

23. Image/Resize at 65% ....all layers unchecked (Smart Size)....With your mover tool...place it so it is on the top right of the tag.  See my tag for placement....Apply same drop shadow.

24. Finially....Layers/Merge/Merge All Flatten.

Don't forget to add the proper copyright info....add you name.

Crop off any and all extra white around your finished tag....

 
That's it...Your all done.  If you are using it for a Tag you may want to resize....I like to use 65%.  Now if you are using it for a header, no need to resize.
To save your image go to File/Export and export the JPEG Optimizer and Optimize at anywhere between 15 and 20 or whichever setting you prefer :)
You are done!! Hope your results were great ones :)
Hope you enjoyed this tutorial.  As much as I did writing it.  Any similarities to other tutorials are Entirely coincidental.  Please do not translate or Script this tutorial.  Please do not Claim any of it as your own."
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