Thursday, February 14, 2013


Written by Gwenda on February 13th 2013
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental

You will need:

Font of choice – I used Bellbottom Laser, found

Scrapkit is a Pay to Use kit called Sultane by Nika of Devilish Designz.
Thank you Nika for letting me play with your gorgeous kits!
You can purchase this kit

Tube of choice. I used Masquerade by Alena Lazareva. I love this tube!
You can purchase it through Up Your Art

Mask of choice – I used WSL4

New canvas 800 x 800
Fill white.

Layers – new raster layer.
Selections – select all. Paste Paper 4 into selection.
Apply mask WSL4
In layers palette, merge group.
Stretch mask to all edges.
Duplicate, and on one copy drop opacity to 50%.
Merge both masks together.

Frame 3 - Resize 80%. Sharpen.
Duplicate and slide bottom copy to the left slightly. Free rotate it left 10.
Do not merge the frames.

Click inside the top frame with magic wand.  Selections - modify - expand 4
Layers - new raster layer. Paste Paper 3 into selection.
Sharpen Paper 3 and move it below the top frame.
Click inside the other frame with magic wand.
Selections - modify - expand 4
Layers - new raster layer. Paste Paper 3 into selection.
Move this paper under the bottom frame.
Dropshadow both copies of Frame 3

Element 15 (white flower) – Paste above mask layer and slide to bottom right corner.
Duplicate - mirror. resize this one 75%. Sharpen.
In layers palette, move left flower up to sit above bottom frame and position as desired.
Dropshadow both element 15 flowers.

Element 4 (gate) – Resize 80%.
Paste below Paper 3 layer and slide to the right.
Sharpen. Duplicate- mirror – flip. Slide down a bit
Dropshadow both.

Tube – Position above the top frame layer.

Element 42 (brown leaves) – Mirror. Resize 60%.
Paste above tube layer and slide left.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element 9 (stalky plant) - Resize 80%.
Paste above Element 42 layer and slide to the right so it sits over the frame.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element 41 (brown & black flower) – We want to get the effect of blossoms growing on the stalk of element 9.
Resize 40% then 70%.
Paste above element 9 layer.
Sharpen. Slide over the bottom bit of element 9 (stalk).
Duplicate flower. Resize 70%. Sharpen.
Slide this one up and left a little.
Duplicate it, and slide to the right and up a bit.
Repeat, sliding left.
Duplicate again. Resize 80% and slide up. Sharpen.
Duplicate again and resize  80%.
If you want more blossoms, then go for it – this is your tag after all J
Dropshadow all.

Element 29 (white flower branch) - Resize 60% then 80%.
Paste above the top element 41 flower.
Free rotate left 55. Sharpen
Slide to the bottom, and slightly to the right

Element 2 (roses) – Mirror. Resize 50% then 80% Paste over element 29 layer.

Element 7 (red & white flower scatter) - Resize 50%. Paste above element 2 layer.
Sharpen. Slide to the bottom right.
Duplicate – mirror. In layers palette move this copy to sit above the mask layer. Slide up a bit.
Dropshadow both.

Add any other embellishments of choice.

Crop & resize if desired.

Add copyrights and name.

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