Translated into English by Sonel
with permission from the creator, Snakelady


Snakelady's Original Tutorial here in Dutch

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Plugins you need for the border

Filter - Greg's Factory II (Poolshadow)
Filter - Krusty's Fx vol III 1.0 (Grid Mover)

The Plugin Filters will only be used for the border,
so if you do not have the Plugin Filters, you can still make the tag.

Supplies here

The lovely tube is from Azyzam, see her website here
The Scrapkit is from petit moineaux, her blog here


Let's start!

Open new image 700x500 transparent.

Selections - Select All

Copy tendresse (8) - Edit - Paste into Selection.

Keep selected.

Layers - New Raster Layer.

Copy tendresse (5) - Edit - Paste into Selection.

Selections - Select None.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow : 2-2-75-10 Black.

Activate the bottom layer.


Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top.

Image - Resize: 85% Bicubic - Resize All Layers not checked.

Apply the same Drop Shadow

Copy tendresse (53) and paste as New Layer.
Move to the right (see example).

Layers - Arrange - Move Down.

Apply the same Drop Shadow.

Activate Top Layer.

Copy template 11357 and paste as a New Layer.
Move to the right (see example).

Layer Properties - Blend mode on Luminance (Legacy).

Copy tendresse (61) paste as New Layer.
Move to the right into the corner (see example).

Put the Blend mode also on Luminance (Legacy).

Copy the woman tube and paste as a New Layer.
Resize : 75% - Bicubic - Resize all layers not checked
Move to the left into the corner.

Apply the same Drop Shadow.

Copy tendresse (30) and paste as New Layer.
Move to the left.

Copy tendresse (34) and paste as New Layer.
Move left - down to the bottom.

Move the layer down to raster 3.

Activate Top Layer.

Copy tendresse (57) and paste as a New Layer.
Move to the top right.

With your Freehand Selection Tool, cut out a piece of the pin (see example).

Place your watermark and name on the tag.
I used the font Ahoy Cabin Boy.

Layers - Merge - Merge All (Flatten).

To make the Border

Image - Add Borders - 1 pixel #edeeef

Image - Add Borders - 30 pixels #9e938f

Select the border with your Magic Wand.

Effects - Krusty's FX vol 111 1.0 - Grid Mover

Effects - Greg's factory II - Poolshadow.
Standard settings - change only the two bottom settings to 128

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - same settings as before.

Selections - Select None.

This is an alternative result made by Snakelady.


An Alternate version made by Sonel.

Brown Bear Tube © Kaylin (Serendipity Tubes)

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I hope you have had much pleasure with this tutorial.
Please leave the names and watermarks on the tubes intact.
Do not use anything without Snakelady's permission and no hot-linking please.
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©Snakelady 17-04-08. All Rights Reserved.