Scrap kit used for this tutorial is from
Tiny Turtle Designs ' Burgandy Christmas '
İAlexandra Vanek also used
This tutorial was written in PSP X9 Dec
27, 2016. It would help if you had a working knowledge of PSP.
Plugin used is
#1. Open paper (23).jpg Shift + D to
duplicate the image.. Close the original, Keep the duplicated
image as your working image.
Right click on the background layer on layer
palette.. and promote background layer.
Apply the mask to the paper layer. Merge/ merge
#2. Go to image/ canvas size 900 x
900 center justify.
#3. Open Frame (99) (Pinkish rectangle frame)
C & P it over to your working image.
on your mask layer use your deformation tool to
pull out the edges of the mask layer some.
#4. Use your magic wand tool to select
the center of the pinkish frame.
Go to Selections/ modify/ expand/ 10 pixels.
Add a new layer below the frame layer.
Open paper (14).jpg Right click on the top of the paper window and COPY
on the new layer on your working image , Paste
in to selection. Your image should look like below.
#5. Apply a 3D drop shadow on the frame
layer V =0 H=5 Opacity 60% blur 10 color black
Use this setting for all the shadows on the
#6. Open element (121).png (Oval pink frame)
Position it below the paper layer under the rectangle frame
To the left side then duplicate the oval frame
and move to the right side.
#7. Position like below. then merge the
two oval frames together.
#7. Open paper (17).jpg C & P it
over to your working image. Position below the oval frames.
#8. Use your magic wand tool and click on the
inside of the two oval frames.
Go to selections/ modify/ Expand/ 10 pixels/
INVERT and cut on the tan paper layer.
#9. Apply your 3d drop shadow on the oval
#10. Place the tube you're going to use
on the top layer in the middle of the rectangle frame.
Open element (106).png (pine spray) place on
the left side below the tube layer.. then duplicate and mirror , place on the
Merge the two pine sprays. duplicate and flip
and move down to bottom where they poke out from under the bow. (step #17)
#11. Open element (126).png (flower cluster).
resize 75% place on the right side.. duplicate and mirror.
erase part of the bottom stem of the flower
#12. Open element (6) (brown flower) resize 40%
Colorize it using the below settings.
#14. Darken the flower using Curves
#15. Placement of the flower below.
#16. Open element (80) (3 flowers) resize
Open element (76) (Pink rose) resize 35%
colorize the same as you did in step 12.
#17. Open element (107) Pink bow. colorize same
as in step 12.
#18. Resize all layers now 88%.
Reminder: Don't forget to put a layer
with the copyright info for the tube!
go to image/ canvas size 850 x 850
#19. Add a new layer on the bottom of the layer
palette.. fill with white
On the mask layer use your deformation tool to
pull out the corners where you can see it past
all the elements but not so close it goes over
#20. Open element (1)(pink star) resize 30%
C & P it over to your working image.
below is before I copied the star over to my
working image, I just wanted you to see how to do the free rotate.
Go to image/ free rotate 25% to the
right. Place it under the flower layers on the right...
#21. Duplicate the star and mirror it. Merge
the two star layers.
#22. Open element (33).png (white snowflakes)
position over the left on top of the stars layers.. duplicate and mirror.
#23. Below is how I merged my layers... all the
bottom layers (below the stars) and all the top layers (from the snowflakes on
Just have the stars on a layer to them selves
and multiply the star layer 2 times.. so you have 3 layers all together of the
#24. Apply Xenofex 2/ constellation on
each of the star layers.
First with these settings then on the other
star layers... hit the Random seed button with each star layer.
#25. Hide two of the star layers... have the
top merged layers and the bottom merged layers showing.
Right click on the top of your image and COPY
#26. Open your animation shop now. Right click
on it's desktop and paste as a new animation.
Back to PSP... Hide the one star layer that was
visible and un hide the next star layer
Right click on the image top and COPY MERGED...
over in animation shop.. right click on top of your new animation
and paste behind the currant frame.
Back to PSP.. hide the one star layer that was
showing... and unhide the 3rd star layer... COPY MERGED
Over in animation shop.. paste behind
current frame. You should end up with a 3 framed animation.
Check your animation to see if it looks ok...
if so... Save as a GIF.