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This tutorial

was written by me, Gems, on July 3rd 2009

Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

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I am using the wonderful art of Suzanne Woolcott

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this was written in PSPX
and assumes you have a good understanding
Scrapkit by Me included in SUPPLIES or from my Blog

masks#4 and #226 by Chelle which you can find HERE

Font i used - Licorice
Plug ins-Eye Candy4-Gradient Glow-optional

ok off we go!!

Open a new canvas 650 x 650 and flood fill with white
Get paper of choice from the kit, i used paper3
paste as a new layer,
layers > new mask layer >from image
find wsl-mask#4 > ok
Layers > merge > merge Group

Choose a different paper from the kit, i used paper4
paste as a new layer,
layers > new mask layer >from image
find wsl-mask#226 > ok
Layers > merge > merge Group

Hide the white background layer
layers merge > merge visible
un hide the white background.
Open up your fragment frame and resize to 60%
copy it and paste it as a new layer

Open the envelope and resize by the same amount, paste as a new layer,
use your pick tool to angle the envelope to the left.
Open up your fan, resize as before
and place it to the right,
add a small drop shadow 1-1-5-50
with the fan layer active
layers duplicate,
on the top duplicate, use the pick tool to resize the fan
and angle slightly more.
Open your twin hearts and resize with your pick tool.
Open up your paper frame, paste it as a new layer
on the paper frame layer, layers-duplicate
use your pick tool to angle one slightly left the other slightly right.
open and resize by 60% your ivy,
paste as a new layer
add a drop shadow 1-1-5-50
on your ivy layer, layer palette-duplicate,
on the duplicate -image-mirror.
On your layer palette
drag one ivy layer inbetween the 2 paperframe layers
and have the ivy other above both frames.
I resized my ribbons and bows by 60% and added them as new layers
add a drop shadow if you wish.
See my finished tag for reference.
Use your pick tool to angle and place and resize again if necessary.

Open up your lil violets resize by 60%
paste as a new layer, make sure they are your top layer
add a deep clear drop shadow
Activate your top paper frame
get your tube and paste as a new layer
use your pick tool to move it into place
with its edge slightly over the inside edge of the frame
on your tube layer
layer palette-duplicate your tube and move the lower tube
under the first paper frame and the ivy in between.
activate your top tube
use your eraser tool and just erase the parts of the tube
around the frame edge and the ivy.
add your paper butterfly i resized by 30%
and then resized again with the pick tool.
Add your Name-i used licorice font and i added a white gradient glow

add your ę and licence info

once happy save as a jpeg or a png

all done!! 

ArtworkęSuzanne Woolcott amideow Gems09