Tutorial By Marleschka
This tutorial was made in PSP X2 but can be done in any version. For this tutorial I used a scrap kit by Charlie from here at PSP Pals, which you can get Here. You can download the parts individually or the whole kit. Tube of the girl is by Anne.
Please Note: Layers are turned off in the tube files. You can get my zipped file Here
You will also need the filter Alien Skin Eye Candy 5, Impact.
Place the mask in your masks folder.
( 1 ) Open a new transparent canvas 700×545. Flood fill with #ffffff.
( 2 ) New Layer. From the scrapkit bring up poinsettia-kit_bg3_psp-pals. In your foreground patterns find this pattern with these settings, Angle 0, Scale 150, flood fill your canvas with this pattern.
( 3 ) Layers. Load/Save Mask, Load Mask From Disc and find the poinsettia-mask. Apply with these settings checked, Source Luminance, Fit to Canvas, Hide all mask & Invert not checked. Layers merge, merge group.
( 4 ) From the scrapkit bring up poinsettia kit_frame 1_psp-pals. Copy and paste as a new layer onto your image.
( 5 ) With your magic wand and these settings, Mode: Add(Shift) Match Mode: RGB Value, Tolerance 0 & Contiguous ticked click inside all parts of the frame.
( 6 ) New Layer, layers arrange move down. Effects Alien Skin Eye Candy5 Impact, Glass. Click on Manage, then Import and scroll to the scrap-blend27 folder and then click on the poinsettia file I provided in the zipped file. Close the window then click on OK.
( 7 ) Click back on your frame layer and merge down.
( 8 ) Bring up the tube @nn_060807_photos_148_achild_tdstudio_small, copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Image resize and resize by 75% all layers unchecked. Place her to the right in the frame. (see my image) Layers arrange move down.
( 9 ) Take your selection tool, rectangle and make a selection around the part of the girl that overlaps the frame at the bottom and hit your delete key.
(10) Take your Freehand selection tool set to point to point and make a selection around the cushion in the girls hand. Be careful around the fingers. Adjust Hue and Saturation, Colorise with these settings, Hue 207, Saturation 42. Keep the selection.
(11 ) New layer. Selection modify contract by 3. From the scrapkit bring up poinsettia kit_watercolor_flower_psp-pals, copy and paste into the selection. Selections, select none. Layer merge, merge down.
(12) Effects 3d effects, drop shadow with these settings, Vertical -2, Horizontal 2, Opacity 100, Blur 10 and color #634a67.
(13 ) Click back on your frame layer, should be at the top. From the scrapkit bring up poinsettia kit_lacebow_psp-pals, copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Image resize and resize by 45% all layers unchecked. Place it to the top right of the frame (see my image) Effects 3d effects dropshadow with these settings, V & H 2, Opacity 50, blur 10 and same color as before. Repeat with V & H at -2.
(14 ) From the scrapkit bring up poinsettia kit_butterfly_psp-pals, copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Image resize and resize by 35% all layers unchecked. Image free rotate and rotate by 45 deg to the right. Place it at the bottom left of the frame. Give it the same dropshadow as before.
(15 ) Bring up the tube poinsettia-text, copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Place it at the bottom left (see my image) Drag this layer below the frame layer.
(16 ) Place your name on it if you wish and layers merge, merge visible. Save as a jpg file and you are finished.