Mele Kalikimaka

"Mele Kalikimaka"

What you need:
Tube of choice, I am using artwork by Elias Chatzoudis
Scrapkit, Mele Kalikimaka" by me here
Font of choice, I used Lithos Pro Regular
Graphic Program of choice, I use PSP X2

Let's Begin!

1. Ope a new transparent image
Open all of your supplies

2. C/P the frame of choice as a new layer
Create a new raster layer behind the frame layer
Using your magic wand tool, select the open area of the frame
Go to Selections>Modify>Expand>8
C/P a paper of choice inside the selection
C/P the tube of choice
Duplicate after you have it positioned
Drag one layer behind the frame layer
Trim the top layer so it appears to be tucked inside the frame
Now Trim the bottom layer tube so it doesn't stick out around the frame
Create a new raster layer above the frame layer
Go to your Pre-Set Vector Shapes and choose Eclipse
Drag the tool around the out side of the frame
Adjust as needed
Select your text tool and type "Mele Kalikimaka"
Merge the text layer down to the raster layer
Delete the Vector layer
Add drop shadow to your text layer

3. C/P a bracket of choice as a new layer
Add drop shadow
Duplicate and mirror and rotate 6 degrees to the right
Add drop shadow again
C/P the santa flamingo
Add drop shadow
C/P the Palm Tree and drag it behind the flamingo
C/P a gift bow of choice 
Add drop shadow
C/P the sand overlay included
Drag behind all other layers
Duplicate a total of 2 more times and position it similar to the sand in the tag above
Merge all layers visible

Add copyright info and name and you are done!
This tutorial was written on Nov. 12, 2009 at 1:58 PM by Pimp'd Tagz