Pure Beauty

Pure Beauty


PTU scrap kit "Let It Be Beautiful" from Butterfly Kisses Scrap, HERE.

Tubes of choice. I'm using artwork from PinUpToons. Purchase tube and license from HERE.

zuzzanna_mask10 from HERE.

Xero-Bad Dream & Porcelain

Filters Unlimited 2.0

Drop Shadow of choice.


Let's begin. Be sure to save as you go.

Open mask and minimize.

Open New Image 600x400-transparent background, flood fill with #52107b.

Effects-plugins-Filters Unlimited 2.0 with following settings:



Open new layer. Selections-select all

Copy paste paper 10 into selection, deselect.

Apply mask with invert mask data checked. Merge group.

Flood fill layer active,

selections-select all-float-defloat-modify-border-inside-3-OK.

New layer above mask layer. Flood fill inside marching ants with #52107b.

Image-Canvas Size-700x700.

Magic wand inside frame/mask, copy paste your tube resize to your liking.

Move to left side of frame. Selections-invert-delete. Deselect.

Duplicate tube, Image-mirror. Merge down.

Duplicate, set blend mode to screen.

Original tube layer set blend mode to Luminance (L), opacity to 40.

Copy paste main tube, resize to your liking centered between your 2 tubes. Add drop shadow.

Effects-plugins-Xero-Bad Dream with following settings:



Effects-plugins-Xero-Porcelain with following settings:



Magic wand inside frame/mask, select-invert delete bottom part of tube, deselect.

Main tube layer-Selections-select all-float-defloat-modify-contract-5-OK.

Erase any part of mask and border that is covering face of tube. Deselect.


Time to add the elements, add drop shadow to each.

*Refer to my tag for placement*

StarCurtain - Resize 80% all layers unchecked. Place above flood fill layer.

HeartWisp - Resize 50% all layers unchecked. Duplicate, Image-mirror.

Place above border layer.

Sparkles01-Flood fill layer active Selections-select all-float-defloat-invert

Sparkle layer active-delete. Deselect. Place above main tube layer.

Deco02 - Resize 125% all layers unchecked. Adjust-sharpness-sharpen. Place at bottom layer.

Resize your tag to your liking all layers are checked.

Add © info, license #, watermark and your name.

We are done. Hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

Feedback is always welcome HERE.


This tutorial was written by K'Lani on October 11, 2011.