Scrapkit used for this tutorial is a FTU one from LKD 'April Showers'

direct download for Kit  HERE

Check out LKD's blog.. she has lots of freebie kits to snag :)

artwork of ŠPinup toons also used

License # CDO-2339

Supplies (animation & mask )


#1. Open paper3.jpg  Shift + D to duplicate.. close the original.. the copy

will now be your working image. Right click on the paper's layer and promote to background layer.

Apply the mask that was in the supplies zip to the paper layer using the settings below.

Merge/ merge group... duplicate the mask layer and merge down on the two layers.


#2. Open the element splatter. png resize 40% copy over to your working image.

apply a 3dDrop shadow on the splatter.. using a dk blue that's in the frame..

Open frame 1.png resize 25% copy over to your image.

#3. Use your magic wand tool and click on the inside of the frame to select it... go to selection/modify/expand/ 5 pixels , Add a new layer below the frame

fill with white.. add a 3D drop shadow on the frame.

#4. Add another new layer.. and move it to the bottom of the layer palette and fill with white.

#5. Add the tube you're going to use now.

Open the leaves edger. png resize 22%  erase the ends where it is too long for the side of the frame

Open bow1.png resize 18% The bow isn't the right color.. so I colorize the bow

#6. Open flower1.png  resize 40% duplicate and resize 75%

Open flower2.png and resize 40%

Open hearts.png resize 25%

Type the text you want with in the frame.. you will have to turn the text to match the angle of the frame.

if you have all the elements on there you want , Right click on the top of window and COPY MERGE

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

duplicate the one frame till you have 12 frames.. to match the sparkle animation

#8. Open the .mng sparkle animation 

Ctrl + A to select all the frames. .on both animations

Drag F:1 of the sparkle ani to F: 1 of the new animation from PSP

let go of mouse when you get it placed where you want it..

Check the animation.. if all looks well... Save as a GIF

you should be done!

Toodles till next time