Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Christmas at My Place

Clicking on the image will enlarge to full view.

1 tube of choice - I used the wonderful artwork of Elias Chatzoudis here
Font of choice - I used Jester here
Xenofex 1.0 - Shower Door
“Happy Holidays” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Julie of Bits ’n Bobs and can be purchased at Exquisite Scraps. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you so much for another terrific holiday kit, Julie!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 x 700 transparent image.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Frame s as a new layer.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of it.
New Raster layer below the frame.
Flood fill white a gradient of choice.

Copy and paste Knot 4 as a new layer.
Free rotate left 90 degrees.
Resize 90%
Position at the right side of the frame.

Copy and paste Ivy 2 as a new layer.
Resize 70%

Add your embellishments. I used:
Holly 2
Paper Christmas 1
Rudolf 2

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Close out your white background.
Merge Visible.
Highlight the merged layer.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur
Radius: 15
Apply Xenofex 1 - Shower Door
Default Settings

Crop your image.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 80%.

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

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