Thursday, January 10, 2013


Written by Gwenda on January 9th 2013
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental

You will need:

Font of choice – I used Blackletter, found

Scrapkit is an awesome Pay to Use kit called Rosemary’s Baby by Nika of Devilish Designz.
Thank you Nika for this fantastic kit! I got the honour of naming this one too!
You can purchase this kit

Tube of choice. I used Lenore by Michael Calandra. You can purchase these great tubes from CDO

Mask of choice – I used 0Mask046 LT.
I’m not sure where I got this mask, so I have supplied it. Please let me know if this is yours, and I will either remove, or supply credits.

Moss, or some sort of grass. I have supplied the one I used.

New canvas 700 x 700
Fill white.

Layers – new raster layer.
Selections – select all. Paste Paper 2 into selection.
Apply mask 0Mask0461 LT
In layers palette, merge group.
Duplicate mask and merge both mask layers together.

Frame 6 – Resize 70%. Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Tube - Paste below frame.

Click inside frame with magic wand.
Selections – modify – expand 4
Layers – new raster layer. Paste Paper 3 into selection. DO NOT DESELECT.
Layers – new raster layer. Paste Paper 5 into selection.
Make sure Paper 5 is above Paper 3. Drop opacity of Paper 5 to 55
Sharpen both papers.
Dropshadow tube and Frame.

Element 70 (flower) – Paste over mask layer. Slide to bottom right corner.
Duplicate – mirror..
Dropshadow both.

Element 64 (scatter) – Resize 60%.
Paste above flower layer and slide to the left near the top of the frame.
Duplicate – mirror. Merge both scatters together.
Duplicate merged scatter. Resize 40% and slide up to the top centre.
Dropshadow both.

Element 28 (tree) – Resize 60% and paste above scatter layers. Slide to top right corner. Sharpen
Duplicate and slide to left.
Dropshadow both.

Element 52 (dead tree) – Resize 70%. Paste above element 28 tree and slide to top right corner.
Sharpen. Duplicate - mirror.
Dropshadow both.

Element 27 (gravestone) – Resize 50%. Paste above dead tree layers and slide left.
Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror
Dropshadow both.

Moss (from my supplies) – Paste above frame and slide to left.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element 21 (books) – Resize 40%. Paste above moss layer and slide to right
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element 23 (flower branch) – Resize 60%. Paste above books layer.
Slide to the right, so it sits at the side of the frame.
Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror, and slide back to the right and down a bit.
Dropshadow both.

Element 5 (ivy) – Resize 70% then 30%. Paste above flower branch layer.
Free rotate right 90.
Slide to sit over edge of frame on the right.
Duplicate – mirror, and slide to the right and up.
Dropshadow both.

Element 53 (path) – Resize 80%. Paste above ivy layers. Slide to the bottom left

Element 11 (candlestick) – Resize 50%. Paste above path layer.
Sharpen and slide to the right.

Element 93 (dandelions) – Resize 30% Paste above candlestick layer and slide right.
Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror and slide to the right and down a bit.
Dropshadow both.

Element 37 (basket of apples) – Resize 50%. Paste above dandelions layer and slide to the bottom right corner.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element 35 (chain) – Resize 80%. Paste above basket of apples layer and slide to left of frame.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element 100 (crow) – Resize 30%. Paste as top layer.
Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror and resize 90%
Dropshadow both.

Add any other embellishments of choice.
Resize if desired.
Add copyright and name

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