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Secret Garden




By © Purplechick Creations
Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely coincidental
and unintentional.
This tut uses PSPX2 but can be used with other versions.

Please do not share or place on another website!!

Supplies
* Scrapkit secret garden from CBJ , it's a PTU kit and you can buy it at aussie scraps
* Tube of your choice, I used a tube from Suzanne Woolcott You can buy her tubes at her site here. This one was bought at AMI when they sold her tubes there. Please don't use without a license!
* Wordart here, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the picture of the wordart to download.
* Font of choice.
* Optional, Eyecandy 4000/Gradient glow.

Remember to save often :-)
Have fun!!

1 Open a new transparent image 800 by 800, I always use a large workspace, you can always crop or resize later, floodfill with white.
2 Open the secret garden frame1 in PSP
3 Edit/Copy Edit/Paste as a new layer.
4 Image/Resize with 80%, all layers UNchecked.
5 Click insise the frame with your magic wand with these settings:



mode add shift, rgb value, tolerance 0, contiguous checked, feather 0, outside checked.

6 Selections/Modify/Expand with 5 pixels.
7 Layers/New raster layer.
8 Open one of the papers in psp, I used paper 2.
9 Edit/Copy Edit/Paste into selection.
10 Keep selected!
11 Layers/New raster layer
12 Selections/Modify/Contract with 5 pixels
13 Effects/3D effects/Cutout with these settings:



Horizontal and Vertical 0
Opacity 100
Blur 10
Shadow color black

14 Move the paper layer under the frame layer.
15 Selections/Select none.
16 Open your tube in psp.
17 Edit/Copy Edit/Paste as a new layer.
18 Move inside of the frame on top of the paper layer but under the framelayer.
19 Duplicate the tube and move that one to to top, so one tube is under the framelayer and one is on top of the framelayer.
20 Now take your erasertool and erase the parts you want on the toplayer. It doesn't have to be that presize because you have an extra tube under it...Erase also the parts you need to on te bottomlayer ( I had some of the tube sticking out of the framebottom)
21 Give the tube a dropshadow of choice or use mine (make sure you use the bottom tube for this)



horizontal 2
vertical 2
opacity 55
blur 5
color black
shadow on new layer UNchecked.

22 Give the frame a dropshadow
23 Open secret garden dust in psp.
24 Edit/Copy Edit/Paste as a new layer
25 Use your picktool to make it more vertical.
26 Move this on top of the white layer to the bottom of the frame tag, see mine for reference.
27 I duplicated it a few times and mirrored some and put it around the tag...play with it a bit to your liking.
28 Open secret garden swirl doodle in psp.
29 Edit/Copy Edit/Paste as a new layer
30 Image/Resize with 80%, all layers UNchecked.
31 Move this on top of the dustlayers to the left side of the tag.
32 Layers/Duplicate.
33 Image/Mirror
34 Image/Resize with 75%, all layers UNchecked.
35 Move a bit to the bottom, see my tag for reference.
36 Open secret garden felt flower of choice, I used the green one.
37 Edit/Copy Edit/Paste as a new layer
38 Image/Resize with 25%, all layers UNchecked.
39 Move this on top of the doodles to your liking. I duplicated the flower a few times and resized in different sizes.
40 Open secret garden gem in psp.
41 Edit/Copy Edit/Paste as a new layer
42 Move this on top of the felt flowers, (Note: when you resized some flowers, you need to resize the gem too!)
43 Open secret garden flower string in psp.
44 Edit/Copy Edit/Paste as a new layer.
45 Move this under the framlayer to the left side of the tag, see mine for reference.
46 Open the yellow bird in psp.
47 Edit/Copy Edit/Paste as a new layer.
48 Image/Resize with 60% all layers UNchecked.
49 Put the bird to the bottom of the tag on the doodle, see my tag for reference.
50 Open one of the bows, resize and put to the bottom of the tag on the two ends of the doodles, see mine for reference.
51 Open the wordart in psp.
52 Image/Resize with 25%, all layers CHECKED.
53 Edit/Copy Edit/Paste as a new layer.
54 Move this layer on top of the dust layers to the right side of the tag, see mine for reference.
55 Layers/Duplicate.
56 Image/resize with 85%, all layers UNchecked.
57 Layers/Duplicate.
58 Image/resize with 85%, all layers UNchecked.
59 Line them up a bit.
60 Give everything you want to stand out a dropshadow.
61 Take your texttool and a fancy font and write your name in the frame.
62 Layers/Convert to a raster layer.
63 Give it a dropshadow or go to Effects/ Plugins/Eyecandy 4000/Gradient glow, with the glow widht to 5 and a color from your tube.
64 Image/Resize with 80%, all layers CHECKED. or to your liking.
65 Add your watermark and proper credits if necessary.
66 File/Export as a jpeg :-)

That's it!!!
I hope you had fun making this tag
huggers Paola

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