Monday, April 1, 2013


Written by Gwenda on April 1st 2013
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental

You will need:

Font of choice – I used Coventry Garden, found

Scrapkit is another beautiful kit called Eranae by Nika of Devilish Designz.
The colors in this kit made me drool lol. Beautiful!!
Nika’s kits are being sold at SATC. You can purchase them

Tube of choice. I used a new one by Ismael Rac called Night Time Love. You can purchase these fantastic tubes from his shop

Mask of choice – I used 0Mask 046
I’m not sure where I got this mask, so if it is yours, please let me know and I will either remove it, or give credit.
You can download this mask.

Open a new raster 700 x 700 and fill white.
Layers – new raster layer.
Selections – select all. Paste Paper 5 into selection.
Apply mask 0Mask 46
In layers palette, merge group.
Duplicate – mirror.
Merge both mask layers together.

Frame 3 – Resize 80%
Paste above the mask layer. Sharpen.

Tube – Paste above frame and move into desired position.
Duplicate, and in layers palette, move one copy below the frame.

Click inside frame with magic wand.
Selections – modify – expand 4.
Layers – new raster layer. Paste Paper 2 into selection. DO NOT DESELECT.
Selections – invert. Click on bottom tube and hit delete.
Sharpen paper
Dropshadow frame.
Dropshadow top tube, and erase the bits you don’t want seen.

Element 24 (tree) – Resize 80%. Paste above paper layer, but under bottom tube and slide to the left. Erase trunk so you can slide it down a bit.
Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror.
Dropshadow both.

Element 49 (white butterfly scatter) – Resize 80%. Paste above top tube layer and slide to the left.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element 3 (flower on branch) – Flip. Resize 50% then 60%. Paste above element 49 layer and slide down.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element 2 (flower) –Resize 50% twice. Paste above element 3 layer and slide to the left.
Sharpen. Duplicate. Slide slightly right and down.
Dropshadow both..

Element 5 (vase) –Resize 60%. Paste between the two element 2 flower layers.
Slide left and down.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element 29 (trailing vine) –Resize 85%. Paste above top element 2 flower layer and slide to the top left.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element 31 (blue rose) – Mirror. Resize 50% then 65%. Paste above element 29 layer.
Slide to top left to cover top of trailing vine.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element 6 (bird) – Resize 50% then 60%.
Paste above element 31 layer. Slide to bottom left. Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror. Resize this copy 85%. Slide to bottom left.
Dropshadow both.

Element 19 (butterfly) –Erase the sparkle trail at the bottom of the butterfly.
Resize 50% twice. Paste above element 6 layers and slide to the bottom right.
Free rotate left 25. Sharpen. Use this one to cover the bottom of her arm.
Duplicate twice. On one copy, Resize 85% twice. On the other copy, Mirror and resize 85%.
Dropshadow all three.

At this point I went back and erased the bottom branches of the tree on the right, so that the butterflies stand out more.

Add any other embellishments of choice.

Crop & resize if desired.

Add copyrights and name.

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