By The Sea


Supplies Needed

  • PSP- I used X but will work in any version
  • 1 Tubes of Choice

  • I used the Artwork of Elias Chatzoudis 
    You will need to purchase a license to use his work 
    here from MPT. 
  • Font of choice I used Zing Diddly Doo Zapped
  • You can download it from 1001 Fonts here 
  • Plugin Required Xero Porcelain
  • here
  • Scrapkit used is from the very talented Laura of Cinnamon Dreamz
  • Please visit her blog site here
  • Her Kit By The Sea can be purchased from Tantrum Scraps here
  • The Mask is from Chelle
  • Please visit her site here
  • Look under Downloads,Mask is WSL_Mask167

Okay let's get started

Open a new image 600x600 (we can resize later) 
Open your Tube and Mask 
Open the Scrap Kit I used Paper12, Paper15, Paper16,Frame5, Rope, Shells, etc 
Open any extra embellishments and ribbons of choice if you would like to use them. 

Layers, new raster layer floodfill with white. 
Copy and Paste Paper12 as a new layer 
Resize by 90% 
Layers, new mask layer, from image, find WSL_Mask167 
Source Luminance Checked, Invert Mask Data unchecked, OK. 
Merge Group. 

Copy and Paste Frame5 as a new layer 
Resize by 80% 
Image, free rotate right by 90 Degrees. 
Resize again by 80% 

Using your magic wand tool, click inside the frame. 
Once you have the marching ants, Selections, modify, Expand by 5, 
Add a new raster layer 
Copy and paste Paper16 into selection, 
Move this layer below the frame layer. Keep selected. 
Repeat the add a new layer, paste Paper15 into selection, Select none. 
Change the Opacity level of Paper15 to Hard Light. 

Add your tube, Resize to suit. 
Add a drop shadow. 
Apply plugin. 
Plugin Xero Porcelain 
Softness 50, Strength 128, Brightness 128, 
Red Channel 0, Green Channel 0, Blue Channel 255, Ok. 

Add the beaded string to the top of the frame, resize to your liking. 
Add a drop shadow. 

I then added the rope, (this is optional) 
Resize it to you liking, then duplicate and mirror, then duplicate rotate by 90 degree, and duplicate again 
Overlap them to form a box, once happy cross out all other layers and merge visable, 
Using your selection tool delete any parts you dont need. 
You can wrap it around you tube if it suits. 

Add any shells or other embelishments. 

Once happy with the positoning of all parts of your tag. 
Duplicate the mask layer. 
Image, mirror and position these two layers behind the frame where suitable, (use my tag for reference) 
Duplicate the top mask, and resize by 80%, position this down the left corner. 
Duplicate this layer, Image, mirror. Positon to the bottom right. 
Duplicate this layer,Image, free rotate, left by 15%. 
Image Mirror. Move to the middle bottom. 

Back on your Top Paper layer, duplicate it twice. 
Leave the bottom layer as is 
On the middle layer, make sure it is highlighted, apply filter, Eye Candy 4000, Jiggle 
Movement Type Bubbles, Bubble Size 36.00, 
Warp Amount 7.20, Twist 20, Random seed 1, OK 
On the top layer, make sure it is highlighted, 
Apply the same filter again but press Random Seed once, OK 

Add your name, and all appropriate © 

That’s it, all done. 

Now for Animation 

Cross out the middle and top layers of the papers 
Edit, Copy Merged all other layers, 
In AS paste as a New Animation 
Back in PSP, cross out that paper layer and open the middle layer, 
Edit, Copy Merged all other layers, 
In AS paste after Current frame, 
Back in PSP, cross out that paper layer and open the top layer, 
Edit, Copy Merged all other layers, 
In AS paste after Current frame, 
Edit Select all, Animation frame properties, change this to 25 OK 
View Animation 

Once happy with your creation 
Resize to your liking 
and your done. 

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial 


Layout and Tutorial ©Janelle written on July 15th, 2008. 
Any similarities to this tutorial are purely coincidental & unintentional. 
This represents my thoughts and creations. 
Registered with Tutorial Writers Inc. 
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