This tutorial is © tagcatz designs 2014. 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. I use X5 but any version will do.

This tut uses a FTU scrap kit from Anna's Attic called Shake Your Shamrocks, and is available HERE
The animation is from Sophisticat Simone and is available on her blog - it's package 261-270 HERE
The woman image is copyright to Alphadesire and is available for purchase from PFD HERE
Supplies are HERE

Open a new image 600 x 600 and flood fill with white
You can resize it later if you wish
Open paper 7, resize to 600 x 600, copy, close and paste as new layer
Load your mask and then merge group
Open your Alphadesire tube, choose the variation you want to use and then resize to about 550 height, copy and close
Paste as new layer and position her just a tad to the right
Click your group layer to activate it
Open the rainbow, resize to about 400 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the right a bit
Put a couple of shamrocks on the right side, covering the bottom edge of the rainbow
Open smiling coin 1, resize to about 200 height, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move over on top of the shamrocks
Open pot of gold 2, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the left just a bit, and erase the handle part that shows
Open the house, resize to 400 height, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move the left side
Add whichever cupcake you like best - you'll need to resize
Click your tube layer to activate it
Open the pipe, resize to about 17 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move down in front of the cupcake
Go through your layers and add drop shadows - I used 3, 3, 20, 5, black
Add your copyright info and license number for the Alphadesire tube
For my text I used Hut Sut Ralston, #fd7700
Give your text a small drop shadow - I used 2, 2, 20, 2, black
Merge your bottom two layers together
Copy this layer and go to AS and paste as new animation
Duplicate until you have 21 frames and then minimize for now
Open Sophisticat Simone animation 261
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your background frames
Edit, select all
Make sure to move your slider to the left so frame one is on the screen - you want to paste into frame 1
Edit, paste into selected frame (frame 1)
Position about 1/4 of the way from the top, and click once to set it in place
Minimize for now
Back to PSP
Close the eye on your merged background
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 21 frames
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your animation frames
Edit, paste into current frame - again frame 1
Position where you want and then click once to set it in place
If you want to resize, click animation, resize animation and choose the size you want
Save as a gif file and you're done!
I hope you enjoy your new tag!

tagcatz