Monday, November 30, 2009

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
Nov. 30, 2009.
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
For this tutorial, I’m using
The art of Jennifer Janesko
You need a license to use
The art both which can be purchased at

Tube of choice
Scrap of choice
I’m using a PTU kit
By Creations by Jo called
Wonderful Time Of Year

1) Open a 600x600 new image.
Open a frame of choice & resize as needed.
For the one I chose I resized by 55%.
Copy & paste as new layer.

2) Now take your selection tool
& draw out a square on top of your frame.
This can also be done by selecting inside the frame
Using magic wand.
It varies which is easier on the frame you are using.

3) Open a scrap paper of choice & paste as new layer.
Go to selections invert & press delete.
Select none.
Move under frame layer.
Add drop shadow
2,2,50,5 black to frame.

4) Paste your tube as new layer.
Move the layer so its under the frame layer
& position as wanted.
Duplicate once & move copy layer to top.
X out the bottom tube layer.
Using your eraser tool & zoom if needed,
Fade out the top tube some & erase the parts
Showing past the frame.
You want to show like the tube is in the frame.
Once done, Un’x the top layer & drop shadow.

5) Open icicles & resize by 50% once & 75% once.
Paste as new layer.
Move in layer palette to under frame layer.
Add drop shadow.

6) Choose a candle element.
Resize by 50% & 75% once each.
Paste as new layer on bottom corner of frame
Or as desired.
Add a drop shadow.

7) Open a bow & resize 50%
Copy & paste as new layer.
Position on a top corner & add drop shadow.

8) Merge Layers visible.
Resize all layers 88%.
Add wordart or saying as wanted.
I resized by 50% & 80 % to use the wordart in the kit.
Paste as new layer & add drop shadow.

9) Add copyright info & name.
Save as jpeg or png.
Thanks for trying my tutorial.

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