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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Book of Love

This is a fairly easy tutorial


Scrap kit of choice - I am using the lovely "Vintage Valentine" by Babycakes Scraps
which canbe purchased from her blog, Creative Scraps Store, Cotton Candy Kreations
or Aussie Scraps (full list available on her blog)
Thank you Lynne for this gorgeous kit! Such wonderful elements to work with
Image of choice - or you can use mine (supplied)
WSL_Mask224 by Chelle found on her blog (supplied)
Font of choice - I used LaineDayScript (supplied)

Xero Improver (Xero set 3)
Xero Radianace (Xero set 4)
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow (optional)

My Supplies here

~ Step 1 ~

Place the plugin files (.8bf files) into your PSP plugin folder
Open mask and font and minimise for later

Paste Pink Rose Frame as new layer and resize by 65%
Paste image below frame layer and position to your liking

Activate frame layer
Using your magic wand click the area around the frame
Selections / Modify / Expand by 10

Activate your image layer and hit delete

On the image layer
On your image layer go to
Effects / Plugins / Xero / Improver
Default settings

Effects / Plugins / Xero / Radiance with the following settings:

Duplicate then
Adjust / Hue & Saturation / Colourise
Hue - 250
Saturation - 55

Hide your background layer then
Layers / Merge / Merge Visible

Duplicate layer
On original (bottom layer)
Image / Rotate by 20 to the right
Position to your liking

Unhide your background

~ Step 2 ~

Paste Pink Ribbon as new layer
Resize by 30%
Position and carefully erase overhang

Paste Charm Tie as new layer
Position on the ribbon's bow
Duplicate then change blend mode to Multiply

Paste Pink Wand as new layer
Resize by 60% and position to the left under the ribbon

Paste Hanging Charm as new layer
Resize by 30% and position to the right

Paste Lace Heart as new layer
Resize by 10% and position over the Hanging Charm

You can add any other elements you wish

~ Step 3 ~

Activate your background layer
Paste Paper Thirteen as new layer and resize by 80%

Layers / New Mask Layer / From Image
Locate WSL_Mask224 in drop down
Source Lumincance checked
Invert mask Data UNchecked

Layers / Merge / Merge Group

Reduce opacity of this layer to 60%

Add your name, watermark and any copyright and you're done!

Thank you for trying this easy tutorial


©Tutorial written by Stina on 9th February 2009
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