Saturday, December 28, 2013


Written by Gwenda on December 28th 2013
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental

You will need:

Font of choice – I used Bauhaus 93, found

Scrapkit is yet another beautiful Pay to Use kit called Butterfly Fire by Nika of Devilish Designz.
As always, a pleasure to work with your kits Nika, thank you
Nika’s kits are being sold at ScrapsnCompany.
Click on the link to buy this, and others  

Close up tube of choice. I used the matching tube by Danny Lee. Butterfly Fire can be purchased at ScrapsnCompany

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 new canvas 700 x 700
Fill with white.

Layers – new raster layer.
Selections – select all. Paste Paper 5 into selection.
Mirror paper.
Apply mask 0Mask 46
In layers palette, merge group.

Frame 2 – Resize 90%. Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Frame 1 – Resize 80%. Paste above Frame 2 layer. Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element 28 (sparkles) – Resize 75% then 80%. Paste between the two frame layers.
Close-up tube – If you are using the same one as me, resize 70% then 90%.
Paste above Frame 1 layer and slide to desired position.
Duplicate tube, and in layers palette move one copy to sit directly below Frame 1.

Click on Frame 1 layer. Using selection tool, draw around Frame1 with magic wand, making sure you include the little spaces. ( I used the white line close to the inner edge as a guide) Layers – new raster layer. Paste Paper 5 into selection. DO NOT DESELECT YET.
Selections – invert. Click on Sparkles layer and hit delete. Click on bottom tube copy and hit delete.
In layers palette, make sure the paper is sitting above Frame 2, with sparkles layer next, then bottom tube, then Frame1.
On top copy of tube, Dropshadow, then erase the bottom to make it appear as if she is popping out of the frame.

Element 16 (orange daisy) – Resize 50% then 60%. Paste above top tube layer and slide to bottom left corner.
Sharpen. Duplicate twice for three copies.
On one copy – mirror and slide up slightly.
On another, resize 85% and move down and left slightly. You can always rearrange these later.
Dropshadow all three.

Element 34 (grass) – Resize 50%.
Paste under the top daisy layer and slide to bottom left corner.
Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror. Slide down slightly
Dropshadow both.

Element 6 (leaves) – Resize 85%.
Paste above grass layer and slide to bottom
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Element 22 (red flowers) – Resize 85%. Paste above leaves layer.
Slide to bottom, and erase the left half.

(The top copy of the orange daisy should be sitting as the next layer)

Element 3 (cluster) – Resize 85%. Paste above top daisy layer and slide to bottom left corner.
Sharpen. Dropshadow

Element 20 (butterflies) – Resize 75% Paste above cluster layer.
Free rotate Left 90, and erase the top five butterflies.
Slide to top right corner
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Butterflies from tube – Paste above element 20 butterflies layer and position as desired.
Duplicate and move.
Dropshadow both

Add any other embellishments of choice.

Crop & resize if desired.

Add copyrights and name.

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