Written by Gwenda on April 31st 2011
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You will need:
Font of choice – I used
Harlow solid italic, found
Scrapkit by Blue Dream Designs called You make my Heart Blue FTU found
Tube of choice. I used Fashion by Cris de Lara. I purchased this tube through MPT, but I’m unsure where the tubes are being sold now sorry
Mask of choice – I used WSL4
Scrapity Scraps Template 40 which can be found
Open SSAM Template 40. Copy, and close original
Move top, mid and bottom rectangle layers together and merge the three into one layer. Rename merged rectangles.
Repeat the above with the three rectangle border layers. Rename merged rectangle borders.
Image – canvas size 700 x 700
Floodfill bottom white
Layers – new raster layer. Selections – select all
Paste Paper 8 into selection. Deselect.
Apply mask WSL4
To fill template layers:
Selections – select all – float – defloat. Layers – new raster layer – paste paper into selection. Deselect. Sharpen.
Fill template layers as follows, starting with the bottom layer:
Big Circle = Paper 5
Smaller circle = Paper 6
Border smaller circle – Add inner bevel and dropshadow
Big Rectangle = Paper 8. Dropshadow
Square = Paper 5. Add Penta dot jeans on default settings. Dropshadow
Line square – Drop opacity to 46. Inner bevel & dropshadow.
Merged Rectangles – Set foreground colour to #554d3a and Background to #c5bd8f. Make FG Gradient with 45 degrees and 1 repeat. Fill the 3 rectangles.
Merged rectangle borders – Add inner bevel and dropshadow.
Small dotted lines – Fill with #c5bd8f. Inner bevel & Dropshadow.
Long dotted lines – Fill with #c5bd8f. Inner bevel & Dropshadow.
Paste tube as top layer. Move into position and dropshadow.
Beads – Resize 80% twice. Erase the last 3 on the right. Sharpen.
Duplicate – flip and move up a little. Move this one below the tube layer. Dropshadow both.
Flower 2 – Mirror. Resize 80%. Duplicate and resize 80%. Move down slightly.
Duplicate yet again. Mirror this one and move it down to just above the smaller circle layer. Dropshadow all three.
Bling Heart – Resize 70% twice. Free rotate right 8 degrees. Erase part so it looks like it is hanging. Dropshadow.
Spiral Heart – Resize 75%. Duplicate and resize top copy 75% again. Dropshadow.
Lock 2 – Resize 50% twice. Dropshadow
Add any other embellishments of choice.
Close background and merge visible.
Crop & resize if desired.
Add copyrights and name.