This tutorial is © tagcatz design 2016. It may not be copied or reproduced in whole or in part without my written permission.

This tutorial assumes a basic working knowledge of PSP and AS.

Scrap kit is by SophisticatSimone called ScrapSS_IB-TheVintageAngel-12-1 and is available at CDO HERE
The lady is copyright to Jennifer Janesko and is available at CDO HERE
The animation is by SophistictSimone too, also at CDO in package 138 HERE
The mask is FTU from Creative Misfits and you can get it HERE This is an older mask, and there's no picture but scroll down to Sparkle and Bling and there's a download link there
You'll need the plugin Eye Candy 4000, Gradient Glow and you can get that HERE


Install your plugin before beginning
Put the mask in your masks folder
Open a new transparent image, 600 x 600 and flood fill with white
We can resize later if you wish
Open paper 1, resize to 600 x 600, copy, close and paste as new layer
Load your mask with source luminance, fit to canvas and hide all mask checked
Merge group
Duplicate this layer
Pull the top node down to about 1/3 from the bottom
Open frame 2, rotate it left so the top is horizontal, resize to 485 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the left and up a bit
Open your Jennifer Janesko tube, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move below the frame layer and resize her to fit inside the frame
Her head will need to be slightly above the edge of the frame since the tube is flat on the top
Erase any bits above or below the frame
Open element 21, resize to 220 height, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the bottom left of the frame and rotate left so it's almost horizontal
Open element 13, resize to 170 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the bottom left
Open element 10, resize to about 400 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move so it's overlapping the right side and the bottom of the frame
Open element 8, resize to 450 height, copy, close and paste as new layer
Rotate left 90 and move down over top of the flowers on the bottom
Open element 5, resize to 140 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the bottom and slightly right
Open element 14, resize to 135 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the bottom right
Open element 17, resize to 200 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the right side
Open element 15, resize to 100 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the bottom between the candles and the heart
Go through your layers and add drop shadows to your elements
I used 0, 4, 37, 7
Add the copyright info and license number for the Jennifer Janesko tube
Reduce the opacity of this layer to 70%
For my name text, use a nice script font #293523
Convert to raster
Effects, plugins, Eye Candy 4000, Gradient Glow:
On the color tab choose white
On the basic tab: 8, 25, 76, draw box checked
Activate your top group layer and merge down, merge down again
Copy this merged layer and go to AS
Right click to paste as new animation
Duplicate until you have 16 frames and then minimize for now
Open your SophisticatSimone animation #413 in package 138
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your background frames
Edit, select all
Move your slider over so frame 1 is on your screen
Edit, paste into selected frame (frame 1)
Position about the middle of the tag and click once to set in place
Minimize for now
Back to PSP and close the eye on the merged background layer
Click any other layer to activate it
Edit, copy special, copy merged
Go to AS and right click to paste as new animation
Duplicate until you have 16 frames
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your tag frames again
Edit, paste into selected frame - again frame 1
Position and click once to set in place
If you wish to resize, click animation, resize animation and choose the size you want
Save as a gif file
Thanks for trying my tut!
tagcatz