This tutorial is my own creation Oct 27, 2014
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Scrapkit used is
Tiny Turtle Design's '
Tube used is from
I made the text in Photoshop and supply it in the
zip along with the Mask. Save the Mask in your mask folder.
I used Paint
Shop Pro X 6 for this tutorial.. other versions may be
#1. Create a new image 900 x
900 pixels. I start big.. then resize down later if I want.
#2. Open paper Autumn Moments
(19).jpg . Drag its layer over to your new working image.
#3. Go to Layers/Load-Save
Mask/Load Mask from disk.
Find the gemsmasks-179.jpg on the
drop down browse for the masks.
Use the settings below.
#4. After the mask is applied, on
the layer palette you can merge/ merge group,
instead of the 3 mask layers there
is just one.
#5. Now duplicate the mask layer
and merge/down.. so that the two mask layers are one.
it was a lil too transparent for my
#6. We are still not done with the
mask layers BUT.. to see where they need to be positioned you need
have the frame there. So open the
element Autumn Moments (45).png
and either copy and paste it over
to your working image or drag it's layer
over to the working image.
Move the mask layer kind of
to top left as seen below.
Now duplicate the mask layer
again... and move it down and to the right as shown.
#7. Be sure you are on the frame
Using your magic wand tool set on
20 tolerance , feather 24. Click on the inside of the
frame, it should be selected now..
on the layer palette.. highlight the top Mask layer and Delete/ or
Highlight the bottom Mask layer and
It should look like below. Leave it
Selected... and open paper (31).jpg
Copy and paste this paper's layer
over to your working image.. making sure its on the bottom layer.
If you don't want the feathery look
around the edges of the inside of frame, when you
select it back up at step 7.. have
the feather set on 0.
Now is just getting what elements
you want on your image.. I put
(70).png next, (90).png duplicated
on each side. (50).png rose cluster next..
(84) .png is sparkles.. I used 4
layers of those.. resized them pretty small.
the bow (88).png is under the rose
I didn't put a 3D drop shadow on
the bow.. cause it's kind of transparent.. but I did on
everything else.. well not the
You can arrange your elements the
way it looks good to you...
that's the great thing about
doing graphics.. there is no set rules..
Do what you like that looks good