Sunday, October 29, 2017

Fall is Here

Supplies Needed

1 tube of choice – I used the artwork of Verymany which can be purchased here

Font of choice – I used Signature of the Ancient here

Jwy mask 10 here

Divine Intentions template 63 here

Plug Ins used:
Mura’s Meister - Copies
DSB Flux – Bright Noise
Brush Strokes: Crosshatch

“Autumn Leaves” is a FTU tagger size scrap kit created by Barbara of A Cowgirl’s Creations and can be downloaded from her link here.  Thank you so much for another beautiful kit, Barbara!   
This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP. 

~~ Let’s get started ~~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Delete the copyright Info layer.
Highlight the white background layer.
Image/Canvas Size:
800 x 450 px
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 5 as a new layer.
Resize 65%
Make your Selection Tool active set on Rectangle.
Section off the left side of the frame:

Tap the delete key.
Duplicate the half of the frame that’s left.
Move both of these frame layers below Square 1 template layer.
Match them up so they make a nice frame to the template layer.
Merge Visible both frame layers.
Duplicate – move into position behind Square 2 template layer.

Highlight Square 1 template layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Apply Brush Strokes – Crosshatch:
Stroke Length: 16
Sharpness: 2
Length: 1

Paste as New Image

Make your working canvas active again.
New Raster layer.
Paste Into Selection.
Change the Properties to Multiply.
Merge Down.

Make Square 2 template layer active.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Paste Into Selection.

Delete Square 1 and Square 2 template layers.

Highlight Circle 1 layer.
Click on it with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Copy and paste your Tube as a new layer above the paper layer.
If you’re using the same tube as I did, resize 35%.
Move into a position you like.
Right click on it in your layers pallet.
Choose “Promote Section to Layer” from the sub menu.
Delete the original tube layer.
Change the Properties of the tube to Soft Light.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Circle 2 layer.
Repeat the above step accept omit the tube.

Highlight Small Rectangle 3 template layer.
Merge Down.
Merge Down again.
All the small rectangles should now be on the same layer.
Click on all the rectangles with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Apply the same Brush Stroke – Crosshatch effect:
Use same settings accept change the Stroke Length to 8.
Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste Flower 1 as a new layer.
Resize 8%
Apply Mura’s Meister – Copies:
Choose Encircle.
Change the top 3 numbers as follows:
Number: 35
Shift X: 50
Shift Y: 80
Resize the circle of flowers 70%
Move both flower circles into position over the circle papers – see my tag for reference.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
If you’re using the same tube as I did, resize 25%
Move into position in front of the right circle.

Add your elements.  I used:
Mesh:  Free rotate Left 90 degrees
Leaf Cluster:  Resize 60%/Duplicate
Sprinkle:  Resize 70%
Charm:  Resize 40%
Flower 5:  Resize 15%/Duplicate/Resize 70%
Button:  Resize 20%/Duplicate 3’s for a total of 4 buttons

Highlight your white background.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 8 Into Selection.
Apply the mask.
Free rotate Left 90 degrees.
Merge Group.
Resize 110%
Duplicate the mask layer.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Color Pallet:
Foreground: #1d0b03
Background: #a2282d

Make your Text Tool active.
Set the stroke to 1.0
Type your name.
Convert to Raster layer.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Make your Freehand Selection Tool active set on Freehand.
Section off the bottom 1/3 of your name (make the line a little wavy).
Press Ctrl + H
The Feather Selection Box will open –
Feather amount: 30
Apply DSB Flux – Bright Noise:
Intensity: 37
Darker checked

Close out your white background.
Resize as you like.
Save your tag as a PNG.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.   
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!


  1. Lovelovelove the latest one!! Oh H.. lol... I love 'em all......!

    1. Oh yay! I'm thrilled you're enjoying them!!

  2. Hi Bev, I was not able to download the mask you used in this tutorial. I kept getting a message that the page could not be found.

  3. Oooooo, so sorry!! The link should be working now. Thanks for letting me know!!