This tutorial was written by me on April 22nd, 2013 and was written assuming you have a general knowledge of PSP. You will need the following supplies:
Scrap kit: I used a wonderful New Year's FTU kit by Candy's Treats. Download from her blog HERE. Please remember to leave a thank you for hard work freely shared, it's always appreciated!
Template #291 by Missy. Download from her blog HERE. Template download links are located on the left side.
Mask #133 by Vaybs
Eye Candy 4000, Gradient Glow
Font: I used Bank Gothic Light, available at a number of places. A web search will result in multiple links.
~~ Remember to save often! ~~
Place the mask in your PSP mask folder or a folder of your choice.
Open the template in PSP, shift + d to duplicate, close the original.
Delete the credit layer. Change the canvas size to 750 x 750. Unhide the background layer and flood fill the blank area with white.
Activate rectangle1 layer; select all, float and defloat. From the kit, open Paper 8 and resize 70%. Copy and paste as a new layer; invert selection and tap delete. Deselect and delete original layer. Apply drop shadow, I used H&V 2, Opacity 63, Blur 10.
Activate rectangle2 layer; select all, float and defloat. Paste Paper 8 again (it will still be on the clipboard) and follow the instructions above.
Activate oval layer; select all, float and defloat. Open Paper 6 and resize 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer, invert selection and tap delete. Deselect and delete original layer.
Adjust > Hue and Saturation > Colorize > Hue: 28, Saturation: 142. Click OK.
Apply drop shadow, I used H&V 0, Opacity 63, Blur 12.
Activate circle layer; select all, float and defloat. Add a new raster layer and delete original.
Change foreground to gradient with these settings:
From the drop down menu: choose Foreground/Background
Flood fill the selection with this gradient and deselect.
Resize the tube 90% and mirror. Copy and paste as a new layer. Apply drop shadow; I used V 2, H 6, Opacity 50, Blur 15.
From the kit, open the velvet ribbon element and resize 70%. Copy and paste as a new layer and move below the tube. Arrange so it looks like she's sitting on the ribbon.
Activate the circle paper layer. Select all, float and defloat. Invert the selection.
Activate the ribbon layer and tap delete. Deselect. Apply drop shadow, I used H&V 2, Opacity 63, Blur 10.
Activate large dangerous layer. Using the magic wand, click inside each of the letters. Flood fill with the gradient above, check the box beside Invert this time. Deselect and apply drop shadow.
Activate star2 layer. Select the "Change To Target" brush, which is located in the fly-out menu directly below the paint brush tool. Here's what it looks like:
Change the settings to: Size: 999, Hardness: 100, Step: 10, Density: 100, Thickness: 100, Rotation: 0, Opacity: 100, Continuous: unchecked, Mode: Colour
Change foreground to #d6b36e. Center the brush on the canvas and left click once. Repeat for star1 and dotted line. Drop shadow.
Open velvet ribbon curls and resize 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Mirror and free rotate 4 degrees left. Arrange as shown. Drop shadow.
Open buttonglitter1 and resize 25%. Copy and paste as a new layer and place over the curled ribbon. Duplicate, mirror and arrange on the left side of the circle. Drop shadow.
Hide the background layer and merge visible. Resize merged layer 90%. Unhide background and add a new raster layer. Flood fill new layer with foreground colour. Adjust > Add/Remove Noise > Gaussian, 50%, Monochrome checked. Click OK.
Apply Vaybs mask #133 and merge mask group.
Crop and resize your tag. Add your name (Bank Gothic Lt, Size 48, Stroke 0, colour: black.) Apply Eye Candy 4000, Gradient Glow with these settings:
Under the Colour tab: choose the fat preset
Under the Basic tab: Glow Width: 3.00, Soft Corners: 0, Overall Opacity: 100, Draw Only Outside Selection: checked. Click OK. Apply drop shadow.
Save as a png and you're finished, enjoy your new tag! Thanks for trying my tutorial.