Written by Gwenda on September 24th 2013
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You will need:
Font of choice – I used Alba Matter, FTU font which can be found
Tube of choice. I used Dean Yeagle’s Mandy in Grass, which I purchased through CILM. You can now find Dean’s awesome tubes at CDO
Scrapkit called Autumn by KittzKreationz
This a lovely FTU kit which can be found
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
Open new canvas 700 x 700
Layers – new raster layer.
Selections - select all. Paste Paper 7 into selection.
Apply mask 0Mask046 LT
In layers palette, merge group.
Duplicate mask. Merge both layers together.
Duplicate – mirror. Merge both mask layers together.
A37 (frame) – Paste above mask layer.
Set foreground color to #fff7c4 and background to #71a42e
Make background gradient 45 degrees with 1 repeat (green on outsides).
Click inside frame with magic want. Selections – modify – expand 8
Layers – new raster layer. Fill with gradient.
In layers palette, move color gradient layer below frame.
A26 (sparkles) – Paste above gradient layer.
Tube – Paste above frame.
A41 (sunflower) – Resize 50%. Paste above tube layer. Slide to the right.
Duplicate sunflower. Move down and left a bit.
A56 (Ivy) – Resize 60% then 75%. Paste above sunflower layers. Slide to the bottom right.
A8 (oak leaves) – Paste above ivy layer. Slide to the bottom left corner.
Duplicate – mirror. Slide this copy up a little.
A12 (pumpkin cluster) – Paste above oak leaves layers. Slide to the bottom right corner.
A3 (ribbon) – Paste above cluster layer. Slide to the bottom right corner.
A36 (kitten) – Resize 80%. Paste above ribbon layer. Slide to the bottom left corner.
A63 (cat and pumpkin) – Resize 50%. Paste above kitten layer. Slide to the bottom.
A21 (squirrel) – Resize 60%. Paste above cat with pumpkin layer. Slide to the bottom.
A69 (beads) – Resize 70%. Paste above squirrel layer. Slide to the right.
A48 (butterfly) – Resize 50% Paste above beads layer. Slide into desired position.
Add any other embellishments of choice.
Crop & resize if desired.
Add copyrights and name.