This tutorial is © tagcatz designs 2015. 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 Chili Designs called Rosy Memories and is available at S&CO HERE
The candle flame animation is FTU from SophisticatSimone, available on her blog HERE
The woman is copyright to Enamorte and is available at CDO HERE
You'll need the plugin Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient Glow and you can get that HERE
Mask and font of choice


Install your plugin before beginning
Open a new transparent image, 600 x 600 and flood fill with white
Open paper 5, resize to 600 x 600, copy, close and paste as new layer
Load your mask and then merge group
Open frame 10, resize to 450 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Rotate left a bit
Open the book, copy, close and paste as new layer
Rotate right a bit
Click your group layer to activate it
Open flower 2, copy, close and paste as new layer - then move to the top right
Open the grass, resize to 580 width and move to the bottom of the tag
Open trail, resize to 480 width and move to the top left
Open flower 5, move to the top
Open heart, move to the top left
Click your book layer to activate it
Open lamp, resize to 480 width and move down and to the right
Open vase, resize to 110 width and move to the right side, overlapping the lamp a bit
Open bowl, resize to 230 width and move to the bottom right, in front of the vase
Resize the bird quite small and sit on the edge of the bowl
Open the brooch, and place on the left side of the book - about even with the lamp
Add the bow on the left side near the top of the brooch
Open talcum, resize to 130 width and move to the bottom left
Open the puppy, resize to about 150 width, flip horizontal and move to the bottom left
Open your Enamorte tube, copy, close and paste as new layer
I also erased a bit of the bottom of the book
Go through your layers and add drop shadows to your elements
I used 0, 3, 30, 5, black
Add the copyright info and license number for the Enamorte tube
Convert to raster
Effects, plugins, Eye Candy 4000, Gradient Glow
On the color tab choose white
On the basic tab, 7, 25, 100, draw box checked
Lower the opacity of this layer to 60%
For my text I used Tia Maria Script, #930d25
I gave it the same gradient glow except changed overall opacity to 80%
Merge all flatten
Copy and go to AS and right click to paste as new animation
Duplicate until you have 8 frames and then minimize for now
Open the candle animation from SophisticatSimone's birthday package
Edit, select all
Animation, resize animation and choose 75%
Edit copy and then close
Maximize your tag frames
Edit, select all
Edit, paste into selected frame - frame 1
Position the flame over the candle in the lamp 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