A Mothers Love
Tube of your choice. I am using the work of Irene Shpak. I got this tube when she was with MPT. I am not sure where to get her tubes now or if you even can but you can find her gallery at http://ireneshpak.deviantart.com/
Scrap Kit is a freebie by Designs by Megan Turnidge. You can get it at http://www.designsbymeganturnidge.com/blog/?p=232
Mask of your choice. I am using mask #351 by Weescotslass Creations. You can get her masks at http://weescotslasscreations.blogspot.com/2009/04/masks.html
Font of your choice. I am using Brotherhood Script. You can get it at http://www.dafont.com/brotherhood-script.font
Eye Candy Gradient Glow - Optional
Open the frame from the kit and shift+D to duplicate.
Close the original for use later.
Re-size to a size that you want to make your tag.
This will be the base with a mask added around the edges.
Image free rotate to either the left or right 90 degrees to make it horizontal.
Make your canvas large enough to give you plenty of room to work with.
Using your magic wand select the inside of your frame.
Selections modify and expand by 4.
Open paper called polkadots.
Copy and paste as a new layer and drag under the frame.
Selections invert and hit delete.
Selections invert again.
Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer within the framed area.
Delete any hanging outside of the frame if you wish.
I chose to have some bits hanging out to give it some dimension but this is completely up to you.
Add a slight and not very dark drop shadow to both your frame and the tube.
Open paper polkadots 2 and copy and paste as a new layer.
Drag to the bottom.
Apply the mask of your choice.
Delete the mask layer and merge the group.
Make your mask fit nicely around the frame with not too much overhang either by re-sizing it or using your pick tool to shrink it around the tag.
Use the following elements to create a line along the bottom and up the right hand side of the frame.
Just re-size and place them randomly to create a border/line effect all along the bottom and up the right hand side of the frame.
Adding a slight drop shadow to each element.
Once you are done and happy open the ribbon element.
Copy and paste as a new layer and place along the bottom to the left hand side.
I erased some bits on mine as I did not like the loop on it but this is up to you.
Add a drop shadow.
Open momslove wordart and copy and paste as a new layer.
Re-size so it will fit nicely along the top of the frame.
Add a drop shadow.
Add a gradient glow if you wish to help it stand out.
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.
Crop and save.