Tube of choice,I am using a freebie,Baby Joanelle.from Crystal at Crystals Cottage Scraps here. She is soooo precious Crys! Thank you!
Scrapkit is Beary Christmas from Kristi from Scrapin Divaz here and you can purchase it here. This kit is just too adorable,great for so many things!! Thank you Kristi!!
Template of choice,I am using a template from Poppy,diamond template 2,at Creative Misfits Creations here. Thank you Poppy!
Mask of choice,I am using mask 40 from Linda also at Creative Misfits Creations here.
Font of choice.
-This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP-
Dropshadow for tut:
Open template/paste paper 5/right click/new mask layer/from image/select mask/ok/layers/merge/merge group/layers/duplicate/position both layers.
Highlight left strip/magicwand/papste paper 15 into selection(under edit)/deselect.
Repeat on bottom&top strips.
Rpeat on left,top and bottom diamond strips using paper 9.
Repeat with all strip borders using paper 4.
Highlight dots layer/selections/select all/float/defloat/paste paper 14 into selection/deselect.
Repeat with frames using paper 16.
Highlight small diamond/click on the border with your magicwand/paste paper 14 into selection/deselect/then click inside of the diamond/paste paper 19 as a new layer/position/selections/invert/delete/deselect/right click on paper layer/merge/merge down to diamond layer.
Click inside frames with your magicwand/selections/modify/expand by 4.
Paste paper 6 below frame layer/resize 10%/selections/invert/delete/do not deselect.
Paste tube/if using the one I am/resize 57%/position/delete/repeat for 2nd frame/deselect/dropshadow.
Hide masks and white background layer/layers/merge/merge visible/dropshadow/unhide layers.
Paste doodle 1 below merged layers/layers/duplicate/position both.
Moving up top/paste bear 2/resize 40%/position/dropshadow.
Paste bow 2/resize 40%/position on the left/layers/duplicate/image/mirror/position copy over first bow/right click/merge/merge down/dropshadow/layers/duplicate/image/mirror.
Paste holly/resize 50%/layers/duplicate/position both/dropshadow.
Paste candy cane 1/resize 50%/position/dropshadow.
Paste stocking 1/resize 50%/position/dropshadow.
Paste tube/resize 60%/position/dropshadow.
Image/resize all layers 25%.
Hope you enjoyed my tut,would love to see your results.