gtt-pinkdreamstagtut-irene.jpg picture by GTF-Tags
 

This tutorial

was written by me, Gems, Oct 30th 2009

Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

My tutorials are registered with Twinc

I am using the wonderful art of Suzanne Woolcott

You need a licence to use Suzannes work, which you can purchase through

Gorjuss Art

this was written in PSPX and
assumes you have a good understanding.

I dont use many PTU kits in my tuts however this is such a beautiful kit and i had alot of requests to tut the tag..so ...


Scrapkit ptu -Thumbelina by Irene Alexeeva HERE

Mask 108 by me HERE



Font i used - 2peas Scrapbook


ok off we go!!

Open up my Mask and minimise to your system tray
Open a new transparent canvas 650x650

flood fill with white.
Get paper1 and resize to 21% of original
paste as a new layer

go to
layers-new mask layer-from image
click on your drop down and find gemsmasks-108
source luminance checked only.
apply the mask,
go to layers-merge-merge group. Duplicate the mask layer
Layers-merge-merge down

Get your scatteredflowers resize to 26% of original
paste as a new layer.
move them near the top of the canvas
duplicate and move the duplicate down to the bottom of the canvas

Get pinkframe and resize to 28%
paste as a new layer add a small drop shadow
1-2-50-6.00
(apply the same drop shadow to all elements as we go along)

Use your freehand selection tool(lassoo) tool
and select around the middle of the frame
Get paper3 and resize to 21%
paste as a new layer
selections-invert-hit delete button.
select none.
On the layer palette Move your layer below the frame.

Get your checkeredframe and resize to 28%
Paste as a new layer and bring to the top of your canvas.
Use your pick/deform tool to angle slightly if you wish.

Use your lassoo tool and select around the middle of the frame
Copy and paste a different paper (i used paper9)
selections-invert-hit delete button.
select none.
Move the paper below the frame.
Activate the checkered frame layer-duplicate
On the duplicate resize to 75%
goto image-free rotate-rotate left 95
all layers is UN checked.
Now drop this frame below the first , larger checkered frame.
See my tag for reference
go to adjust-hue & saturation-colourise
Hue-245 saturation-74

Open your fence from the scrapkit resize to 30%
copy and paste as a new layer and drop this below all your elements
use your pick tool to angle to the left.

Activate your top layer
open your glass hearts resize to 26% paste as a new layer
over your vertical checkframe
gtt-pinkdreams-screeney1.jpg picture by GTF-Tags 
duplicate resize the duplicate to 80%
duplicate the resized heart then resize this to 80%
(You should have 3 hearts all getting smaller)
Now use your pick tool to move them
below each other and angle them to the right and left
use your pick tool to angle to the right slightly.
gtt-pinkdreams-screeney2.jpg picture by GTF-Tags

Get your nutshell boat resize to 15%
then resize to70%
Paste as a new layer and drop behind the horizontal check frame
see my tag for reference.
Get your birdhouse resize to 22%
paste as a new layer
go to image-mirror
then move the house to the left and
drop it below the check frame as well.

Now open up the 3 doodle flowers
resize them to 22%
paste them as new layers and
drop them behind the horizontal check frame.
duplicate and bring the duplicate layer above the frame layer
use your eraser tool to get rid of the top layer stems and remove any messy lines
Open your pink curled ribbon
resize to 22% and paste as a new layer
layers-arrange-bring to top
Use your pick tool to angle the ribbon
along the same line as the check frame.

Get your lantern resize to 22%
paste as new layer and use your pick tool to place
Once happy, drop it behind the horizontal check frame.
duplicate and bring the duplicate layer above the frame layer
use your eraser tool to get rid of the top layer stem and remove any messy bits
This will make it look like the lantern is dangling over the frame.

Get your 3 moths and resize to:
moth1-30%
moth2-22%
moth3-25%

Copy and paste the resized moths 2 and 3 so they are around the lantern
paste moth1 over to the right on the fence.
Use your pick tool to angle and resize if you wish.

Get your umbrella and resize to 25%
copy and paste as a new layer
make sure its at the top
go to layers-arrange-bring to top.

we're almost there!!

Open up 3 hydrangeas
resize to 26%
paste them as new layers and
duplicate 2 of the flowers so that you have 5 altogether
Use your pick tool to resize a bit smaller on the 2 duplicated flowers
and to angle the others and stagger them as you did with the glass hearts.

Get your main tube, Paste as a new layer resize if needed place in the frame,
when happy duplicate your tube and drop the duplicate down
below the horizontal check frame.
Use your eraser to remove the tube showing under the bottom of the frame
Make sure you do both layers!

Get your magicdust resize to 30%
copy and past as a new layer
layers-arrange-bring to top.
Use your pick tool to place at the top half of the canvas
duplicate
move the duplicate to bottom half of the canvas.
Hide your white background and the grouped mask layer
activate your top layer
layers-merge-merge visible
un hide all
Resize your main top layer to 90%
layers-merge-merge visible
resize to90%
Adjust-sharpen
Add your name and all your ę & licence info

and then save!


Thats it your done!!


I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and i hope you found it easy to follow?

any problems at all please feel free to shout!!

Hugs Gemsxx


ArtworkęSuzanne Woolcott www.gorjuss.co.uk SW521 Gems09