Author: Precious Beauties
• 4:33 PM
Supplies Needed:
Tube of choice, I am using one of Keith Garvey purchased from MPT, you can now find his work at PTE
Scrap kit Americana by Seven’s Scraps
Blue Stars here

Open a new image 700 x 700 with a white background. We will crop later so don’t worry about the size right now, you can also resize when your finished.

Open Frame 03 and resize by 80 percent, rotate right. Copy and paste as a new layer. Using the Pick tool resize the frames width a little more. Click inside the frame with the Magic Wand. Go to Selections - Modify - Expand by 3.

Open a paper of choice, resize if desired. Copy and paste as a new layer below the frame. Go to Selections - Invert and hit delete on your key board.

Apply a drop shadow to the frame layer.

Open Stars and paste as a new layer below the frame background. Resize if needed.

Open another paper of choice and paste as a new layer above the white background. Apply the mask to this layer. Delete the mask layer and merge group.

Copy and paste the tube as a new layer, resize if needed. Paste inside the frame erasing anything out past the frame that you don’t like. Apply a drop shadow.

Open Balloons 01 and resize by 80 percent. Copy and paste as a new layer in the upper left hand corner. Apply a drop shadow.

Open Flag 01 and resize by 50 percent, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer right below the balloons. Apply a drop shadow.

Open Flower 02 and resize by 35 percent. Copy and paste as a new layer covering the star holding the balloon strings. Apply a drop shadow.

Open Flower Beaded Ribbon 03 and resize by 80 percent, go to Image - Rotate Right. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place on the right hand side on top of the frame. Apply a drop shadow.

Open Star 01 and resize by 50 percent. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place at the bottom right corner of the frame. Apply a drop shadow.

Open Flower 04 and resize by 40 percent. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place above the USA star. Apply a drop shadow.

Open Flower 01 and resize by 40 percent. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place on the right bottom corner under the left side of the USA star. Apply a drop shadow.

Open Star 03 and resize by 50 percent, go to Image - Free Rotate and rotate left 10 degrees, sharpen. Copy and paste as a new layer on the lower left hand side. Apply a drop shadow. Duplicate, mirror and place above the blue flower on the right hand side.

Open Butterfly 04 and resize by 30 percent, mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer above the white flower on the left hand side, apply a drop shadow.

Open Butterfly 06 and resize by 30 percent. Copy and paste as a new layer on top of the white flower. Apply a drop shadow.

Pick a color from your tag, add the text “GOD BLESS THE USA” at the bottom of the tag. I added a white gradient glow set at 3, you can add a drop shadow or whatever you prefer.

Add any copyrights and your name.

Crop, resize if desired.

Save as a PNG.

Wow, that went FAST…lol. I hope you enjoyed using one of my tuts. I would love to see what you have created with it.
What do you think?
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