Friday, 16 January 2009

Lollipop Love

Supplies needed:
Tube of choice- I am using the fantastic art of Elias Chatzoudis you can purchase

Scrap kit is FTU called Dusky Days By Frosted Illusions Here

Mask WSL_Mask241 By Weescotslass Here

Template DBA_Template125 By Designs By Ali Here

Font I used is MoonDanceTwo


Lokas Software - Gel

O.K Let's Go

Open your template layer and SHift D to duplicate, Image-canvas size 600x600 (all layers ticked), Delete original template layer, back to duplicated template and delete the copyright layer, Layers-new raster layer, Selections-select all, floodfill white. Layers-arrange-send to bottom.Select Raster 2 layer, Selections-select all, Selections-float, Selections-defloat, Open paper FI_DuskyDays Paper2, edit-copy, paste as a new layer onto duplicate template, Selections-invert, Hit delete, Selections-select none. Delete Raster 2 layer.

Do the same for copy of Raster 2 layer, then delete copy of Raster 2.Select Raster 1, Selections-select all, Selections-float, Selections-defloat, Open FI_Dusky Days Paper1, edit-copy, paste as a new layer onto template, Selections-invert, hit delete, Selections-select none. Delete Raster 1 layer.

Do the same with Raster 3 using FI_Dusky Days Paper4, but I resized this paper to 500x500 pixels before pasting as a new layer.Make Raster 1 the active layer, Open image of choice and paste as a new layer I resized by 85%, add dropshadow of choice I used 3-3-34-3 Black,

Select Raster 6, Selections-select all, float,defloat,selections invert, select raster 3, using the eraser tool delete any parts of your image that overhangs from Raster 6, Select None.

Add a dropshadow to Raster 6, 2, 5.

Activate Raster 1, effects plugins - Lokas Software - Gel, with settings shown below.


Add dropshadow.Select Raster 4, Open FI_Dusky Days Paper5, resize 600x600, edit-copy, paste as a new layer, Layers load/save mask from disk, WSL_Mask241, Delete Black Mask layer, select yes from popup box, Layers-Merge-merge group.

Select Raster 1, Open FI-Dusky Days Frame2, resize (pixels) length 600 pixels, then resize again by 80%, paste as a new layer onto tag, Image free rotate 35degrees right, all layers NOT ticked. move to the right slightly.

Using magic wand select inside the frames, selections-modify-expand by 3,Open FI_Dusky Days Paper6 resize to 400x400, edit-copy, paste as a new layer onto tag, move across so that the paper covers the inside of both frames, Selections-Invert, delete, select none.

Move this layer below the frame layer. You can now add parts of your orginal Image to the frame or another image,

Add any other elements of choice to the tag.

Add your name and copyright.Save as .png or.jpg or however you prefer.

I hope you found this tutorial easy to follow,

any problems please don't hesitate in letting me know.

I would love to see you results.

Luv Jo.xx.


  1. Wonderful Tut ... but where can I get the Template?

  2. Sorry I managed to miss out the template.
    Its Template number 125 By Designs By Ali.
    Heres the link.
    the tut has been updated.

  3. Hello!
    Very sweet beautiful art work! I love pink and candy ^. ^