Thursday, October 17, 2013


Written by Gwenda on October 17th 2013
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental

You will need:

Font of choice – I used Brady Bunch, found

Scrapkit is called Summertime Sadness. This is a FTU sampler by Gothic Inspirations. You can find this kit

Tube of choice. I used a gorgeous tube by Carrie Hall. These tubes can be found at Up Your Art

Mask of choice. I used WSL84 by Wee Scots Lass. You can find that

Image – canvas size 700 x 700
Floodfill white

Layers – new raster layer
Selections – select all.
Paste Paper 5 into selection.
Apply WSL84 mask.
In layers palette, merge group.
Stretch mask to top and bottom.
Mirror Mask.

Flower 2 – Paste above mask layer and slide to bottom left corner.
Duplicate – mirror – flip
Dropshadow both.

Bling – Paste above Flower 2 layers. Slide to top right corner.
Duplicate – mirror – flip
Dropshadow both

Frame 3 –Paste above bling layers.
Move up slightly.
Click inside frame with magic wand (don’t forget corners and the piece inside the chain). Selections – modify – expand 10.
Layers – new raster layer. Paste Paper 4 into selection.
Sharpen paper.
Move paper below frame.
Dropshadow frame.

Lantern –Paste above frame layer.
Slide up to top right.

Grass  –Paste above lantern layer. Slide to bottom of frame.
Sharpen. Duplicate twice, so you have 3 copies.
Rename the top copy GRASS1
Rename the middle copy GRASS2
Rename the bottom copy GRASS3.
On GRASS3, resize 80%. Slide down and to the right.
On GRASS1, Resize 50%. Slide to bottom right corner.
Dropshadow all three.

Leaves 2 – Resize 80%. Paste above grass layers. Slide to bottom right corner. Sharpen.

Tube – Paste above Leaves 2 layer. Slide to side of frame and position as desired.

Tree – Resize 80% twice. Paste above tube layer. Erase trunk.
Slide right. Sharpen.

Leaves 3 – Mirror. Resize 50%
Paste above tree layer. Slide left.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Sign – Resize 60% then 80%. Paste above leaves 3 layer. Slide to bottom right corner.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.
If you want to add some words on the sign, do it now.

(Your GRASS1 layer should be next)

Leaves 1 – Resize 80%. Paste above GRASS1 layer.
Free rotate left 90. Slide to bottom left.
Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror.
Dropshadow both.

Flower 4 – Resize 50%. Paste above Leaves 1 layers.
Free rotate right 30.
Slide left. Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Flower 1 – Resize 40%. Paste above Flower 4 layer.
Slide to bottom left.
Sharpen. Dropshadow

Flower 3 – Resize 50%.
Paste above Flower 1 layer. Slide down and left.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Heart – Resize 50% then 70%.
Paste above Flower 3 layer.
Slide to bottom right.
Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror. Resize this copy 80% and slide to the right.
Dropshadow both.

Bird – Resize 40% then 80%.
Paste above Heart layers.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Add any other embellishments of choice.

Crop & resize if desired.

Add copyrights and name.

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