3 tubes of choice. I am using the tubes from Barbara Jensen's new Holiday package C HERE
"Blue Christmas" a New Beautiful Christmas Scrap kit by Chica's Designz HERE
Plugin>Funhouse>Patchwork (Optional) HERE
Ok Let's create a Beauty!!!
Open and new image 700x750 pixels and flood fill white.
Copy and paste paper 9 ~ re-size 90%. Apply Effects>Plugin>Funhouse>Patchwork. Creating a background for the animation. (Optional)
Copy and paste Frame 17 ~ re-size 80%. Duplicate>Image>Mirror.
Copy and paste Paper 5 ~ re-size 25%. Place one on each frame but on it's own layer. Move below the frames. Effects>3D>Drop Shadow, settings: V4, H8, Opacity 50, Blur 8. Use these same settings through out.
Copy and paste 1st full tube in the middle of the frames. Drop shadow.
Copy and paste the head of the 2nd tube in the top right corner frame. Drop shadow and move below frame, using your eraser tool, erase tube outside frame.
Copy and paste the same tube, once again, in the frame below the head, placing her bottom inside the frame. Move below the second set of frames. Erase tube outside frame.
Copy and paste the head of your 3rd tube inside the top left frame. Drop shadow and erase tube outside frame.
Copy and paste this same tube once again, placing her bottom inside the frame below. Drop shadow, erasing tube outside frame.
Copy and paste Doodle 7 from Chica's "Blue Christmas" scrap kit. Re-size 60%. Duplicate>Image>Mirror.
Copy and paste this Doodle once again, Duplicate>Image>Mirror.
**Hide all layers but the Doodles. Layers>Merge>Visible. Now Unhide all layers. Now having all Doodles on one layer. Move the merged Doodles above the white background.
Add the elements you wish from Chica's beautiful kit, Drop shadow all elements.
I used Heart Ribbon 4 ~ re-sized 30%. Duplicate>Image>Mirror.
Butterfly 8 ~ 20%. Duplicate>Image>Mirror.
Satin Flowers 1 & 4 ~ 30%.
Star Bow 4 ~ 30%, Duplicate>Image>Mirror
Pointsettia Bouquet 1 ~ 30%.
***Re-size all layers 83%, 581 pixels, or to your liking.
Add Watermark, Copyright and name. Font of choice. I used Love Light Font, any script you like would work well.
Save as jpg or png if you are not going on with the animation.
On your paper background, Adjust>Add/Remove Noise>Add Noise with these settings:
Random Checked, Monochrome Checked, Noise 38. Layers>Copy Merged and paste in Animation Shop as a new animation. Go back to PSP, undo the noise. Change Noise to 40, copy merged again and paste in AS after the first frame. Back to PSP and repeat these steps once more changing the Noise to 42. Run your animation, save as a GIF....an effect of beautiful snow!!!