Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Springtime Elegance

Supplies Needed

1 tube of choice – I used the wonderful artwork of Mitzi Sato-Wiuff and can be purchased from PSP Tube Stop.  You must have a license to use.

Font of choice – I used Dragon is Coming here

Dangerously Delicious Mask Floral Mask 2 here
You can find it under Saturday, February 8, 2014

Plug Ins used:
Mura’s Meister – Copies
Cryptology – Weak Noise

“Teal Lime Kit” is a full size scrap kit created by Sheryl of Granny Enchanted and can be purchased from Heartbeatz Creationz.  You can visit her blog here.  Thank you Sheryl for a beautiful kit! 
This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP. 

~~ Let’s get started ~~

Open up a 700 x 700 blank canvas.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Ribbon-Teal-58-GE as a new layer.  Leave it exactly where it is.
Resize 25% - leave it exactly where it is.
Effects/Distortion Effects/Polar Coordinates
Rectangular to Polar checked
Wrap Checked
You ribbon should now be an oval.
Free rotate Right 90 degrees
Click inside of it with your Magic Wand.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
New Raster layer below the oval ribbon.
Copy and paste Polka Tiny Blue Light 12in 58 GE Into Selection.

Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle and create a rectangle approximately 250 x 350 pixels.
New Raster layer.
Paste the same paper Into Selection.
Lock the layer by clicking on the lock at the top of your layers pallet.
Adjust/Blur/Motion Blur:
Angle: 180
Strength: 39%
Apply Cryptology – Weak Noise:
Use Default Settings.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance
Duplicate the layer and move both of them into position – see my tag for reference.

Copy and paste Ribbon-White-58-GE as a new layer.
Resize 4%
Free rotate Left 90 degrees
Move both of them into position over the top left rectangle paper – see my tag for reference.
Once they’re in position then highlight the top ribbon in your layers pallet.
Merge Down.
Move into position over the bottom left rectangle paper.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Position it in front of the frame.
Duplicate the tube layer and move below the frame.
Change the Properties of this tube to Soft Light.
Highlight the paper layer.
Click anywhere outside of it with your Magic Wand.
Highlight the tube just above the paper.
Tap the delete key.

Copy and paste Flower-Teal-58-GE as a new layer.
Resize 5%
Apply Mura’s Meister - Copies
Choose Encircle
Change the top 3 numbers:
Number: 24
Shift X: 60
Shift Y: 60
Resize the flower ring 80%
Move both into position – see my tag for reference.

Add your elements.  I used:
Scatter-Pearl-Teal-58-GE:  Resize 40%/Duplicate
Flower-White-58-GE:  Resize 13
Flower-White-58-GE again:  Resize 10%/Duplicate
Flower-Teal-58-GE:  Resize 10%/Duplicate/Resize 70%

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Plaid Teal Lime 12 in 58 GE Into Selection.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Raidus: 10
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Copy and paste Flag-Trim-Teal-58-GE as a new layer over the mask layer.
Resize 20%
Make your Pick Tool active (so you can find the element behind everything!) and move the flag up on your canvas a little to move it into position – see my tag for reference.
Apply the mask (to this element layer).
Merge Group.
Change the Properties to Multiply.
Lower the Opacity to about 46.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground and Background: #5b9584
Type your name.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Resize all layers 85%.
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!


  1. So beautiful and refreshing! Love your work, Beverly. hugs Mitzi

  2. Awe, thank you so much Mitzi. Love your artwork so much. So beautiful. I've gotten a lot of compliments on your artwork, and when I posted this tag it was no surprise when the compliments flooded in. All especially loved the colors! xx

  3. Just finished the tut...... GORGEOUS tag and easy to follow instructions as always!! Thanks Bev and Mitzi Sato-Wiuff :-)