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Saturday, March 17, 2012
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This Tutorial was written on March 17th, 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 Barbara Jensen
Use must purchase a license to use her artwork and can do so HERE
This particular tube that I'm using is an exclusive tube at Creative Additcions
You can find this forum HERE be sure to check it out.
It's a lot of fun with a lot of different contests and great friends to meet.

Scrapkit of Choice
I am using a PTU Kit, “Cupcake Surprise” by Designs by Sarah
Which you can find for purchase HERE

Mask of Choice
I am using Mask84 by Weescotslass
Which you can find for download to use HERE

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

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

Open frame 2
Add to your canvas
Reszie down by 70%
Add a drop shadow

Open pp9
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas below your frame
Use your magic wand to select inside the frame
Select → Modify → Expand, by 3
Invert the selection and on the paper layer, press delete

Open pp6
Resize to 600px by 600px
Add to your canvas below the other paper layer and add your mask here.

Open your tube and add it to the top of your canvas
Resize and reposition and you'd like to
Once you're happy with this duplicate the tube
On the bottom add a drop shadow
On the top one:
Filter → Blur → Gaussian blur, 3.0 px
Change the blend mode to soft light

Add your tube two more times to your canvas between the frame and the brown paper layer.
Flip one horizontally.
Resize and reposition as you'd like, erase any part that are outside the frame on both
Then change the blend modes to luminostiy and the opacity to 50%

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

frame 5 (no drop shadow)
splatter 2 (no drop shadow)
beads spill (no drop shadow)
beads spill (no drop shadow)
beads spill (no drop shadow)
ribbon 4
ribbon 5
chocolate (change the blend mode to soft light)
ribbon 1
cookie 1
button 1
flower 1
flower 3
button 2
flower 2
bow 1
bow 1
add sparkles of choice (optional, I used for another kit I had)

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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