PTU "So Christmas" kit from Butterfly Kisses Scraps, HERE.

Tubes of choice. I'm using what came with this kit.

Font of choice. I'm using Honey Script.


Eye Candy - Gradient Glow

Drop Shadow: 5-5-65-5-Black


Let's begin. Remember to save often.

New image 700x700, we will resize when finished.

Copy paste Frame01, resize 75%.

Magic wand inside frames, selections-modify-expand-8-OK.

Copy paste paper of choice. Deselect.

Magic wand inside one frame. Selections-modify-expand-8-OK.

 Copy paste tube. Resize tube to your liking, selections-invert-delete-OK. Repeat this step with the other frames.

Tube 1 - set Opacity to 70%

Tube 2 - Set blend mode to Luminance

Tube 3 - Set blend mode to Hard Light


Let's add the elements adding drop shadow to each.

**Refer to tag for placement**

Glitter - Resize 85%. Move up, duplicate, flip.

Corner02 - Resize 75%. Duplicate, mirror, flip, merge down.

Apply Gradient Glow with the following:


Present02 - Resize 40%

Present01 - Resize 40%

Mouse - Resize 25%

Reindeer - Resize 50%

Tree02 - Resize 75%

SparkleTree - Resize 85%

Lights - Resize 50%

WordArt01 - Resize 35%. Rotate-left-15. Sharpen.

Resize tag to your liking.

Add your copyright, license and name. Save.

We are done.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

Feedback is always welcome HERE.


This tutorial was written by K'Lani on November 10, 2011.