This tutorial uses a free kit by Sheila Reid. ' Rustic Charm' 2015 Blog train.

Direct download in case Sheila takes the kit off her blog  HERE

Artwork by ęBarbara Jensen.  # License BJ 3511

 I wrote this tutorial using PSP X 6. but you could use any version of PSP

Supplies ( WSL_Mask84.jpg and animation file)


#1. Open the element paper vintageframe.png  Shift + D to duplicate the frame.  Close the original.  Resize the frame 35%

On the duplicated frame image, go to image /rotate right. then

image/ canvas size 800 x 800  Center justify.

#2.  Open paper swirls.jpg. Use the deformation tool to scale down the paper so that it fits inside

the frame area.

#3. Duplicate the frame layer and duplicate the paper layer so you have two frames and two papers

#4. Open the tube your going to use... Use the deformation tool set on scale to resize the tube as needed.

Put the tube below one of the frames like below. Then duplicate the tube layer and mirror

put it in the other frame .  Cut off any of the tube that's showing outside of the frame.

One mine below I need to cut off the bottoms of the tubes. Don't forget to put a 3D drop shadow on the tubes and frames

V= 0 H=5  opacity 70% blur 12.0  black

#5. Next merge the frames with their  paper and tubes Have the frames separated individually

#6. Image/ free rotate/ have the rotate single layer checked.  right 35%

#7. Image/ free rotate left 15% on the left frame.

#8.  Now open paper wordwithtulle.jpg  C & P it over to your working image to the bottom layer.

Apply the mask to the paper.

#9. After you've applied the mask and merged group... use the deformation tool set on scale

and pull out the mask so that it goes to the image edges but NOT over the edges.

Add a new layer on the bottom of the layer palette and fill with white.

#10. Open element stamped cardboard tag. Resize 50%

Open element pink paper rose.png and resize it 30%

C & P it over to working image.

#11.Open element blue paper rose.png resize 30% C & P to working image.

Open element star scatter.png resize 40%

Open the whitebow.png resize it 25%


#12. Open element burlapbannerpiece.png resize 35%

Open the pinkbannerpiece.png resize 35%

Open the bluebannerpiece.png

Open the colorfulheartstamp.png resize 30%

Open the metal wordart Charming.png resize 24%

#13. After you position all your elements the way you want.... add a new layer on top of layer palette and put the copyright

info for the tube... lower the opacity of the layer.


#14. Open the element butterfly.png resize 30%  Don't forget your shadows on all the elements.

I merged all layers now.. Resized 85% Sharpened once...Right clicked on top of image and COPY MERGED.

#15. Open your animation shop and right click on it's desktop and paste as a new animation.

Open the animation file that was in the supplies zip. Ctrl + A to select all the frames.. it has 25 frames to the mng animation.

Duplicate the one frame you pasted from PSP till you have 25 frames also.

Select all the frames.. Click , hold and drag F: 1 of the blue dot animation over to where you want the dots on your new animation.

Don't let go of the mouse button till you've placed the dots where you want them... Check your animation.

if all looks well. Save as a GIF.


Toodles till next time.