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Friday, February 24, 2012
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This Tutorial was written on February 24th, 2012 by Ashly
It is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please do not copy and do not post elsewhere.
Do not translate or script.
This tutorial is written as if you have a general knowledge on how to use the program.

***What you'll need***
Program of Choice.
I am using Photoshop CS5

Tube of choice.
I am using the artwork of Amy Matthews
Use must purchase a license to use her artwork and can do so HERE

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using the PTU scrapkit, “A Love So Sweet” by Designs by Sarah
Which you can find for purchase HERE

Mask of Choice
I am using TripletasticDreamMaskTagStyle by Vix
Which you can find for download to use HERE

Additonal Filters Needed
Xero – Radiance
Xero - Porcelain

~*~*~ Let's Get Started~*~*~

Start a new canvas
600px by 600px
Flood fill with white.

Open frame 3 and scale down to 80%
Rotate to the left about 18 degrees
Add a drop shadow.

Open pp6
Reszie to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas and have below your frame
Use your magic wand and select inside of your frame
Select → Modify → Expand, by 5
Invert the selection and on the paper layer add a drop shadow.

Add your Tube to your canvas, resize and position.
I did mine so that it looks like she's leaning against the frame a bit.
Add a drop shadow
Filter → Xero → Porcelain
All at default except the blue channel at 0.

Filter → Xero → Radiance
Click random a few times until you get an effect you like for your tube.

Filter → Sharpen → Unsharp mask
All at default

Open pp1
reszie to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas ust above the white background
Apply your mask here.

Add the tube between the frame and the paper backround a couple of times, using different blend modes on each.

From right to left I used the following:
Luminostiy, opacity at 50%
Hard light, opacity at 53%
darken, opacity at 34%

Now add which elements you'd like
I used the following from the bottom up with a drop shadow unless stated:

print 3 (no drop shadow)
print 1 (no drop shadow)
marshmellows 1
ribbon 4
bow 3
cupcakes 2
flower 2
flower 1
flower 2
love word art (added an outer glow as well)
flower 1
bow 1
sparkles (no drop shadow)

Add your name

Image → Trim
Top left pixel color all boxes checked

Resize if you'd like to

****Most Important****
Add your copy right information

If you're happy with you're result save to your liking and you're done!

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