Saturday, March 16, 2013


This tutorial was written by MagsTags on March 16, 2013. Resemblance to any other tutorial is totally coincidental. Please do not copy or claim as your own or paste this tutorial anywhere on the Internet without written permission. Anything you create from this tutorial should be for personal use only. No profit is to be made from your results. It is strictly forbidden to Script or Translate my tutorials.

Materials Needed
A tube of choice. I used the Beautiful artwork of
©Elias Chatzoudis which can be purchased @ (EC)
You will need a license to use his art.
I used the Beautiful PTU Scrap Kit
by Tezza's Dezigns, "Spring-A-Ling"
you can purchase @
Drop Shadow stays the same unless
otherwise indicated.
C/P = Copy/Paste
ANL= As New Layer
NRL= New Raster Layer
DS= Drop Shadow
NRL - New Raster Layer
R= Resize
LD= Layer Duplicate
Let's Begin!
Open Tube
Shift-D close the original
File - New Image - Transparent 700 x 600
Open Frame3 C/P ANL R - 125% Add DS 2,2,75,3
Move Upward left
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Open Birdhouse2 C/P ANL Add DS
Open Birdie C/P ANL R - 30% Add DS
Open Butterfly C/P ANL R - 50% Add DS
Open ButtonFlowerVine C/P ANL Add DS
move down under Layer Raster 2
LD, Image Mirror - Image Flip - Image Mirror
Eraser Tool - Clean inside Frame3 
for Layer Raster 6 & Copy of Raster 6
  Click Layer Raster 1
Open FlowerDoodle C/P ANL R - 65% Add DS  
LD - Image Flip
With Move Tool, move upward a bit like mine
Again Eraser Tool - Clean inside Frame3
for Layer Raster 7 & Layer Copy of Raster 7

Click Layer Raster 3
Open Frame3 C/P ANL
LD - 3 times and position
one to the side a bit and the 
other 2 beneath the top ones
(spread them out a bit like mine)

Click Layer Raster 9
Open HappyFrog C/P ANL
Open HappyCaterpillar C/P ANL R - 65% Add DS
Open Puffles3 C/P ANL R - 65% Add DS
Open Mushroom1 C/P ANL R - 40% Add DS
Open Mushroom2 C/P ANL R - 35% Add DS
Open Mushroom3 C/P ANL R - 45% Add DS
Layer - Move up
Click Layer Raster 9
Open FlowerChild2 C/P ANL R - 50% Add DS

Open Paper7 Copy
Click Layer Raster 2
Magic Wand - Click inside Frame3
Select - Modify - Expand by 10
Layer - NRL
Layer - Arrange - Move down
You should have Layer Raster 16 Active
Paste Into Selection
Select None
Crop Tool - See Image
Once you have the Image Cropped
Spread a bit the top - bottom and left side a little bit
then double click on the dark areas
and your image should be cropped 
to about 541 x 598 
give or take a bit.

Word Art (Optional)
Choose a Fat Font
I used Font: Rootin TootinJF
Open Paper12
Text Tool 
Foreground Color - 000000 BLK
Background Color - choose the tab
pattern and click on Paper12

Click Layer Raster 14
Write Text of Choice
I wrote: "Spring is Here"
Move upward and add DS of Choice

Add Tube of choice and 
Resize if necessary
Click Layer Raster 6
LD - Image Flip - Image Mirror

Add ©Copyright Info & Name
Once satisfied with your tag
Layers - Merge Visible
Save as PNG
Your Done!!
I really do hope you enjoyed doing this 
tutorial as much as I enjoyed writing it.
Would love to see your creations.
Please just email me @ (MagsTags)
with "Spring is Here"
on the subject line.
Hugs & Blessings

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