Written by Gwenda on April 16th 2011
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You will need:
Font of choice – I used Dali, FTU font found
Scrapkit called Tendre Poison
This a PTU kit from Addictive Pleasures, and can be purchased from
Tube of choice. I used Poison Ivy by Maxine Gadd. These tubes can be found at MPT
Mask of choice – I used WSL4
Open new raster layer 700 x 700 and floodfill white
Layer – new raster layer
Selections – select all
Paper 1 paste into selection.
New raster layer –
Paper 8 paste into selection
Deselect. Sharpen both. Close off paper 8 for the moment
Apply mask WSL 4 to paper 1 ( green one ). Merge group, then stretch mask out to fill canvas. Duplicate & merge down.
Open Paper 8 layer ( gold ) and apply same mask, Merge group, but do not stretch this one out. Go to adjust sharpness – sharpen more.
Frame 3 Copy & paste. Dropshadow.
Click inside frame with magic wand and expand 6. Layers – new raster layer and paste Paper 4 into selection. Deselect. Adjust hue & saturation to 30 91. Sharpen.
Vine – paste over frame on right. Duplicate – mirror – flip. Dropshadow
Paste tube over frame. Dropshadow and move up. You can adjust placement later when all other embellishments are in place.
Frame 2 – resize 50% and paste as new layer on left. Free rotate left 20. Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror and move back to left hand side overlapping other frame slightly. Merge down. Dropshadow.
Paper 9 – resize 70% and paste under heart frames. Sharpen.
Click inside heart frames, making sure you get all the little bits. Expand 6 selections – invert.
Click on paper and delete. Deselect.
Go to textures – weave with the following settings:
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Merge frame down to paper.
Book – resize 60%. Free rotate left 15 and place under heartframe. Sharpen. Dropshadow
Doodle – resize 75%. Paste above white background bottom right of canvas. Duplicate – mirror – flip. Erase small bit sticking up at the top right. Dropshadow.
Vine 2 – Flip – mirror and place bottom left. Move so that the stalky bit is hidden by the ribbon on the heartframe. Duplicate – mirror. Dropshadow both
Rose – resize 50% place on right. Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror. Dropshadow both
Flower – paste bottom right. Dropshadow
Locknkey – resize 50%. Mirror. Sharpen. Dropshadow.
Bottle 2 – resize 60%. Place to the right
Ribbon 2 – resize 50%
Mask – resize 75%. Free rotate right15. Sharpen twice. Dropshadow
Bottle – resize 50%
Add any other embellishments of choice.
Crop & resize if desired.
Add copyrights and name.