This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to make your tag unique by using your own choice of tube and scrap kit. If you want your tag to look just like mine then use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is purely coincidental.
Tube is an exclusive by Lady Mishka. It is called Bunny 1 and you can purchase her at http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=490_554&products_id=18209
The matching scrap kit is by Kizzed By Kelz. It is also called Bunny 1 and you can purchase it at http://scrapsncompany.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=18220
Mask of your choice. I am using mask #350 by Weescotslass Creations. You can get her awesome masks at http://weescotslasscreations.blogspot.com/2009/04/masks.html
Font of your choice. I am using 2 Peas Evergreen.
Drop Shadow used throughout:
0 0 75 5.00 black
Open element 59 and shift+D to duplicate.
Close the original.
Make your canvas large enough to work with.
Using your magic wand select inside the frame.
Selections modify and expand by 5.
Layers new raster layer and drag under the frame.
Open paper 6 and copy and paste into selection.
Selections select none.
Copy and paste your paper again as a new layer.
Drag to the bottom.
Apply your mask.
Delete the mask layer and merge the group.
Add a drop shadow to the frame.
Open your tube and copy and paste as a new layer.
Re-size as needed.
Place on the far right side of the frame.
Add a drop shadow.
Now lets dress this tag up with some of the great elements from the kit.
I will list the elements I used .. you can use the same elements or choose others that suit you and your tag.
If you want your tag to look just like mine then use my tag as a reference for placement of the elements.
Elements I used:
18(duplicated and used a few of them)
63(duplicated and used a few of them)
Using your font add some text to both the bottom and middle boards of the sign.
I chose to make mine look like they were carved in and this is how you do that .
This is the way I do it and others may do it another way so however you accomplish it is what matters in the end.
Type out your text and then convert it to a raster layer.
Selections select all float and defloat.
Now go to effects 3D effects cut out with the following settings:
Offset – V 0 H 0
Attributes – Opacity 80 Blur 100
Shadow color Black
DO NOT CHECK FILL INTERIOR
Add your name to the top board of the sign.
Add your copyright and licensing information.
Crop and save.