Monday, April 22, 2013


Written by Gwenda on April 22nd 2013
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental

You will need:

Font of choice – I used Beauty school dropout, found

Scrapkit is a beautiful PTU scrapkit called Romance by Tracey of Scrapz n Pleazure.
You can purchase this kit through SATC

Close-up tube of choice. I used Amber by Zlata M.
You can purchase these beautiful tubes from SATC

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.
You can download it

My grey scalloped frame

Open new canvas 700 x 700
Fill white.

Layers – new raster layer.
Selections - select all. Paste Paper 3 into selection.
Apply mask 0Mask046 LT
In layers palette, merge group.
Duplicate mask. Mirror. Merge both mask layers together.

Set foreground color to #a9baca and background to #3a2739.
Make a background gradient 45 degrees with 1 repeat.

Grey scalloped frame (from my supplies) – Paste as a new layer.
Selections – select all. Selections – float. Selections – defloat.
Layers – new raster layer. Paste Paper 7 into selection.
Delete template layer.
Sharpen paper

Click inside frame with magic wand. Selections – modify – expand 6.
Layers – new raster layer. Fill with gradient.
Give frame inner bevel of choice.
Dropshadow frame.

Element 31 (dark blue leaves) – Mirror.
Paste below gradient layer and slide to the top left corner.

Element 3 (flowers) – Paste above mask layer and slide left.
Duplicate – mirror.
Dropshadow both.

Element 5 (tree) – Resize 60%. Paste above the frame layer. Slide to top right corner.  Sharpen

Element 9 (blue leaves with lilies) – Paste above the element 5 tree layer and slide to bottom right corner.
Duplicate. Resize this 60% and slide it down to the bottom right corner.
Duplicate twice. On one copy – mirror.
Leave the other copy exactly as it is for now.
Dropshadow all four element 9 layers.

Element 26 (pink twigs) – Resize 60%. Paste above the biggest element 9 layer (the one you didn’t resize). Slide to bottom left corner.  Sharpen.
Duplicate – mirror.
Dropshadow both.

Tube – Paste between the two smaller element 9 layers on the right.
Slide into desired position.

On the top copy of element 9 (the one directly above your tube), carefully erase most of the plant that covers her back.

Element 19 (butterfly) – Resize 50%. Paste above the top element 9 layer.
Duplicate – mirror. Resize 70%
Duplicate – mirror.
Dropshadow all three butterflies.

Add any other embellishments of choice.
Add copyrights.

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