So Fun

So Fun


PTU Scrap kit called "La Playa" by Bibis Collection. Available for purchase at Butterfly Blush Designs.

Tube of choice. I'm using the wonderful artwork of Elias Chatzoudis. You may purchase his tubes and license at PTE.

Font of choice. I'm using "Simply Glamorous".



Eye Candy - Gradient Glow

Xero - Radiance


Drop Shadow:



Let's begin. Remember to save often.

Open new layer 700x700 with transparent background.

Copy paste Element 45, rotate right, resize 85%, sharpen.

Magic wand inside frame, copy paste paper 2, resize 80%.

Selections-modify-expand-8-OK. Selections-invert-delete, deselect.

Add your tube, resize to your liking. Apply Xero-Radiance:


Add this drop shadow: 3-3-65-5-Black (tube only)


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

Refer to tag for placement.

Element 57 - Resize 73%, sharpen, flip. Place at bottom of frame not letting the bottom of frame show, erase any part of the frames corner that's peeking out from under the sand. Refer to the example:

Element 54 - Resize 65%, move to the right of frame.

Element 65 - Resize 50%, place at bottom of tree.

Element 60 - Resize 65%, place at bottom of bush.

Element 55 - Resize 60%, free rotate-left-25-ok. Sharpen. Place left of frame.

Element 52 - Resize 50%, sharpen. Place under umbrella.

Element 31 - Resize 35%, sharpen. Place next to lounge chair.

Element 24 - Resize 50%, sharpen. Place behind drink.

Element 25 - Resize 50%, sharpen. Place next to bush.

Element 7 - Resize 75%, sharpen. Move behind lounge chair.

Element 6 - Place behind umbrella. Add gradient glow:


Element 33 - Resize 40%. Place on sand.

Element 65 - Resize 75%, sharpen. Place above umbrella. NO DROP SHADOW!

Element 69 - Add gradient glow:



Crop and resize tag to your liking.

Add 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 June 16, 2012.