Saturday, January 26, 2013


Written by Gwenda on January 27th 2013
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental

You will need:

Font of choice – I used BluePlate special, FTU font found

Scrapkit called Abby Love by Bibi’s Collections.
You can purchase this gorgeous kit

Tube of choice. I used one by Jessica Dougherty. This tube was purchased through CILM, but her work can now be found at

Mask of choice – I used one called 0Mask 046. I’m not sure who this belongs to, so if it’s yours, please let me know and I will either remove it, or give you credit for it. You can download it from

Open new raster layer 700 x 700 and floodfill white

Layer – new raster layer – selections select all  - paste Paper 09 into selection. Deselect
Apply 0Mask 046. Merge group.
Duplicate – Mirror
Merge both together.
Duplicate again and merge both together.

Element 35 (Frame)  – Paste over mask in centre.
Click inside frame with magic wand. Selections – modify – expand 2.
Layers – new raster layer. Paste Paper 9 into selection.
Sharpen Paper.
Dropshadow frame.

Element  27 (sparkles) – Resize 90%. Paste above Paper 9 layer and slide to bottom. Sharpen.
Duplicate – mirror – flip.
Dropshadow both.

Element  26 (vine)– Paste as new layer above frame layer. Erase bottom left trailing piece and slide to bottom left.
Duplicate. Free rotate this one left 90. Mirror and slide to the left and up.
Sharpen and Dropshadow both.

Element  83 (white flower) -  Paste over top vine layer and slide to the left.
Duplicate – mirror and slide back to the left and up.
Dropshadow both.

Element  8 (shell line)– Resize 80% and paste above white flower layers.
Slide to the bottom of the frame.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element  11 (spiky plant)– Mirror. Paste above shell line layer.
Erase most of the stalk and slide to the left.
Duplicate. Resize 80% and slide down a bit.
Sharpen. Dropshadow both.

Element  57 (fern)– Paste above spiky plant layers and slide left.

Element  23 (pink vine)– Resize 80% and paste above fern layer.
Sharpen. Slide to bottom left.

Tube – Paste above pink vine layer and slide right.
Using the freehand selection tool (which you can find using the dropdown box next to your magic wand), carefully draw around the lily in her hair.
In layers palette, right click and promote selection to layer.
Slide this lily down to the bottom centre. Duplicate – mirror and slide back to the other one. Position as desired.
Dropshadow Tube and both lilies.

Element 58 (pink grass)– Mirror. Resize 75%. Sharpen.
Paste above lily layers.

Element 17 (pink flower stem)– Mirror. Resize 60%
Paste above the pink grass layer and slide to the left.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element 25 (bottle) – Paste above pink flower stem layer and slide left.

Element 2 (hibiscus flower)  – Resize 60%. Paste above bottle layer and slide to bottom. Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror. Resize 80%. Slide back to the left a bit.
Dropshadow both.

Element 7 (shell) – Resize 50%. Paste between the 2 hibiscus flower layers.
Sharpen. Duplicate. Resize this layer 80%. Free rotate left 25.
In layers palette, move this copy to sit above the top hibiscus flower layer, (so you have Hibiscus, shell, hibiscus, shell.)
Dropshadow both shells.

Element 16 (pink lily) – Paste above top shell layer and slide left.

Element 83 (white flower) – Paste above pink lily layer and slide to bottom right.
Duplicate – mirror. Resize this one 80%.
Sharpen. Dropshadow both.

Add any other embellishments of choice.

Crop & resize if desired.

Add copyrights and name.

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