Saturday, September 20, 2014


Written by Gwenda on September 21st 2014
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental

You will need:

Font of choice – I used Tara Type, found

Scrapkit is a Pay to Use kit called Hallowitch by Nika of Devilish Designz.
Thank you Nika for another beautiful kit!
You can purchase this kit from ScrapsnCompany

Tube of choice. I used Selina by Vi Nina. You can purchase these lovely tubes from 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.

New canvas 700 x 700
Fill white.

Layers – new raster layer.
Selections – select all. Paste Paper 6 into selection.
Apply mask
Duplicate - mirror.
Merge both mask copies together

Element 11 – Resize 60%.
Paste above mask layer and slide to top left corner.
Duplicate, and slide one copy to the top right corner.
Dropshadow both

Frame 4 – Resize 80% then 90%.
Paste above element 11 layers.

Click inside frame with magic wand.
Selections – modify – expand 2
Layers – new raster layer.
Paste Element 29 into selection DO NOT DESELECT
Layers – new raster layer.
Paste Element 46 into selection DO NOT DESELECT
Layers – new raster layer.
Paste Element 6 into selection.

Do a quick check now to make sure your layers are in this order. From the bottom:
White background
Mask layer
Element 11 layers
Element 29
Element 46
Element 6
Frame 4

If necessary, in layers palette, arrange layers so that they are in the correct order
Sharpen all
Dropshadow frame.

Element 23 (web) – Resize 80%.
Paste above frame layer.
Duplicate. Merge both web layers together.

Element 47 (gate) – Resize 40%.
Paste above element 43 layer.
Free rotate Left 10 and slide to bottom left corner.
Duplicate. Mirror
Dropshadow both.

Element 33 (black vine) – Resize 60%.
Paste above gate layers.
Free rotate Left 90 and slide to top right corner.
Duplicate - mirror
Dropshadow both.

Element 10 (signpost) – Resize 50%.
Paste above black vine layers.
Slide to bottom right.

If you want to write on the sign, do so now.
I used Tara Type font, and free rotated right 13.
Dropshadow words, then merge down to the sign.
(This way you can move the sign later if you want to)

Element 38 (leaf) – Resize 50%.
Paste above signpost layer.
Slide to bottom right corner.
Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror.
Dropshadow both.

Element 14 (hill) – Resize 80%.
Paste above leaf layers.
Slide to bottom left corner.
Duplicate. On bottom copy, resize another 80% and slide to the bottom right corner.
Dropshadow both

Element 28 (mushroom) – Resize 20%.
Paste above element 14 layers.
Slide right and down a little..
Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror.
Move copy back to other mushroom
Dropshadow both

Element 43 (cross) – Resize 40%.
Paste above mushroom layers.
Free rotate Left 20
Slide to far left.

Element 2 (branch) – Resize 70%.
Paste above cross layer.
Slide up and right.

Element 25 (acorns) – Resize 10%.
Paste above branch layer and slide to desired position.
Sharpen. Duplicate – flip. Place as desired.
Duplicate this copy – mirror. Place as desired
Dropshadow all three.
Merge all three acorn layers with branch.
(This way you can move the branch later if you want to)

Tube – Resize 85%.
Paste above branch with acorns layer.
Slide to the left.
Erase the bottom.

Element 18 (cauldron) – Resize 40%.
Paste above tube layer.
Slide to bottom left corner.

Element 13 (star swirl) – Resize 40% then 75%.
Paste above element 18 layer.
Slide to bottom left and position just above cauldron.
Duplicate. Merge both element 13 layers together

Element 16 (book) – Resize 65%.
Paste above element 13 layer.
Slide to bottom right corner.

Element 9 (cat) – Resize 50% then 85%.
Paste above book layer.
Slide to bottom center.

Element 22 (Owl) – Mirror.
Resize 30% then 75%.
Paste above cat layer.
Slide to top right, and position on branch

Add any other embellishments of choice.
Resize if desired.
Add copyright and name

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