Thursday, March 10, 2011


Written by Gwenda on March 10th 2011
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental

You will need:

Font of choice – I used Brady Bunch remastered, FTU font found

Scrapkit called Spring Wishes
This a FTU kit from Scraps Dimensions at

Frame from Lacarolita
8th set down

Tube of choice. I used Celestine by Elias Chatzoudis. This tube was purchased through MPT, but his work can now be found at

Mask of choice – I used WSL84

Open new raster layer 700 x 700 and floodfill white

Layer – new raster layer. Selections – select all
Paper1  paste into selection. Deselect.
Apply mask WSL84
Stretch to sides, and down.
Reduce opacity to 59

Open Lacarolita frames. Frame 3 ( white one) Resize 50%. Copy & paste on top of mask layer
Adjust Hue & Saturation to 38  252

Daisies2  Resize 60%. Paste over frame on left.
Free rotate left 10
Sharpen. Sharpen More

Decor2  Resize 60%. Flip
Paste over frame, under daisies.
Erase the bit sticking up.

Decor  Resize 40%. Sharpen twice. Paste over decor2.
Duplicate, mirror, flip and move to the left as shown on my tag

Daisies  Resize 50% then 80%. Paste on top left of frame.
Free rotate left 25. Sharpen, duplicate – mirror

Bird2  Resize 30%. Mirror. Sharpen twice & paste over daisies.

Pond  Resize 80%. Sharpen
Paste on top of frame layer as shown in my tag.

Flower1  (daffodils) Resize 30%. Mirror. Sharpen
Paste under frame on left as shown.

Set FG to #257ba1  and BG to #c6e6f4
Make a FG gradient 45 degrees and 1 repeat

Click inside frame & expand by 8. New raster layer under frame & fill with gradient. DO NOT DESELECT

Effects – Mura Meister cloud. Change settings to effect 100, amount 33, grain 3 – All other settings on 0. Deselect.
Set opacity to 73

Select – float – defloat – new raster layer under the blue – fill white – deselect

Butterfly4  Resize 20% then 80% Sharpen
Layer duplicate mirror & resize as desired.

Tube  Copy & paste ( I used the one with the mushroom ).

Add words at the top if desired

Dropshadow all layers except the mask

Crop & resize to your liking

Add copyrights.

Add any other embellishments of choice.

Crop & resize if desired.

Add copyrights and name.