Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Country Gal Sweeter Than A CandyCane

This tut was written for those with a basic knowledge of psp.
I am using the awesome artwork of Elias Chatzoudis.
The tube is called Country Girl.
You need a license to use this art work. 
 Please do not use without a license.
My license was when he still had his store.

You can find this art at CDO  HERE
Supplies Needed
I used PSPX...but any of them should work.
Template by Millie's PSP Madness 721 HERE
Check out the rest of her blog HERE
Scrap Country Christmas by MarieL Designs  HERE
Check out the rest of her blog HERE
WSL_Mask 84 HERE

EyeCandy 4000-Chrome

Font of Choice, I used Pamega Script

Drop Shadow usually V2 H2 50 black
Use whatever drop shadow you prefer
 *Remember to add your drop shadow as you go along*

Open the Template, hold the shift key and hit the letter d to duplicate, close the original.
Delete the credits.
Paste paper 5, apply your mask, delete, merge group.  Paste paper 2, apply the same mask, delete, merge group. Take your Pick tool and resize both mask how you like below the template layers.
Starting at the bottom of the template layers, merge layer 2 down with layer 1, select all, float, defloat, new raster layer, fill with #7a933d, then apply the xero filter-Fritillary with these settings
5, 30, 32, 22
Select circle 3, paste paper 2, invert, delete, select none, delete the template layer also.

Merge layer 5 down with layer 4, select, float, defloat, paste paper 1, invert, delete.

Select layer 7, merge down with 6, select all, float, defloat, paste paper 3, invert, delete.

Select layer 8, add a new raster layer, fill with #b4b58d.

Select layer 9, float, defloat, paste paper 2, invert, delete.

Layer 10, the dotted lines, add noise at 100%, sharpen once.

Select layer 11, float, defloat, paste paper 1, invert, delete.

Select layer 12, new raster layer, fill with #b4b58d, add the fritillary filter with the same settings as before, keep selected, add your tube to one side, delete, select none, duplicate the tube and mirror, adjust, merge the tubes together, then duplicate, go to Adjust Gaussian Blur, blur at 4, change the blend mode to soft light, merge down.

Layer 13, add noise at 100% or what you prefer.

On the wordart, select the top, apply EyeCandy 4000, Chrome with these settings
Reflection Map-Outdoor tif.
Bevel width 10.80
Height and smoothness 50
Thickness 0, Ripple width 72
Inside marquee checked
Color the wordart to a color you prefer I colored mine with #b4b58d.
Paste your tube in the center below the wordart layer, now move the wordart down to cover
the straight edge of the tube.

Paste element 32 at the bottom under the wordart.
Resize element 44 to 60%, paste on the right below the wordart.
Paste element 3 under the wordart.
Resize element 55 to 40%, paste on the left below the ribbon layer.

Resize element 35 to 35%, paste at the upper right below the tube layer, duplicate, resize to 75%, duplicate three times and place them where you like.
Resize element 36 to 25%, duplicate, place one on the left and the other on the right where you like.

Paste element 59 below the tube layer on one side, duplicate, mirror, adjust, duplicate again, move above the tube layer, resize to 75% and place on the tube how you like.

Resize element 16 to 25%, paste at the upper right side below the tube layer.
Paste element 22 above the mask layer on one side, duplicate, mirror.
Resize element 43 to 25%, paste on the right side above the ribbon.
Resize element 30 to 25%, mirror, place at the upper left.

Add any other elements you would like, make it your own.

Crop your tag to be sure no stray shadows are on the edges of your tag.
Resize first, then add your copyrights and name.

That's it
Hope you enjoyed doing my tut.


  1. Stunning tag and tut.. Thank you for all the wonderful shares with us

  2. You are very welcome, glad you like them :)