Friday, December 9, 2011



Font of choice - I used Five $ Matter here

Monti Circular Mask here

“Home for the Holidays” is a tagger size scrap kit created by Ria of Meetjes Scrap and is part of a collaboration that can be purchased from Exquisite Scraps.  You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Ria for your absolutely gorgeous portion.

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

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

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

Make your Selection Tool active set on Circle.
Make a circle approximately 450 pixels.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 2 Into Selection.
Adjust/Add Remove Noise/Add Noise:
Uniform and Monochrome checked
Noise: 75%
Selections/Modify/Contract by 3
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 6 Into Selection.

Set your Selection Tool on Rectangle.
Create a rectangle approximately 225 x 525 pixels.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 4 Into Selection.
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

New Raster layer.
Create a rectangle approximately 575 x 200 pixels.
Copy and paste Paper 1 Into Selection.
Give it the same slight Inner bevel.

Add your elements.  I used:
EL 4:  Resize 50%/Duplicate/Resize 70%/Free rotate Left 70 degrees/Duplicate Original/Resize 70%/Free rotate Right 70 degrees
EL 1
EL 2
EL 10
EL 7:  Resize 40%
EL 5:  Resize 50%
EL 9:  Resize 40%/Free rotate Right 40 degrees
EL9 again:  Resize 40%/Free rotate Left 30 degrees

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper 5 Into Selection.
Adjust/Blur/Gaussian Blur:
Radius: 8
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
Foreground:  #000000
Background: #971f27
Stroke: 1.0
Give it a slight Inner Bevel:

Resize all layers 80%.

I’d love to see your results.
Email me!

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