This tutorial is © tagcatz designs 2015. It may not be copied or reproduced in whole or in part without my written permission.

This tutorial assumes a basic working knowledge of PSP and AS.

Scrap kit is by Chili Designz called Fairy Garden and is available at S&CO HERE.
The animation is by SophisticatSimone and is available at Hania's Design Store HERE.
The fairy is copyright to Sara Butcher and is available at CDO HERE
The mask is FTU from Moonbeams & Spiderwebs and you can get it HERE It's mask 65
You'll need the plugin Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient Glow and you can get that HERE


Install your plugin before beginning
Put the mask in your masks folder
Open a new transparent image, 600 x 600 and flood fill with white
Open paper 9, resize to 600 x 600, copy and close
Paste as new layer
Load your mask with source luminance, fit to canvas and hide all mask checked
Merge group
Flip vertical
Open frame 3, resize to 245 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move up and to the left
With your magic wand, click inside the frame
Selections, modify, expand, 5
New raster layer
Open paper 12, copy and close
Paste into selection
Effects, texture effects, blinds - set width 3, opacity 30, check horizontal and light from left/top, color #2b82ac
Deselect
Move this below the frame layer
Click the frame layer and merge down
Duplicate this layer and move down and to the right
Click your group layer to activate it
Open leaves 4, resize to 270 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move to the top right
Open flower 9, resize to 215 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move to the top right
Open sparkles 3, resize to about 650 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move up to the top - play til you find what you like!
Click your top frame layer to activate it
Open greenery 2, flip horizontal, resize to 350 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move over the frame on the right side
Open greenery, resize to 300 width, copy and close
Move so it's over the previous greenery on the right side
Open leaves 2, flip horizontal, resize to 290 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move to the bottom left
Open the lamp, resize to 120 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move to the bottom right
Open the key, resize to 135 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move in front of the lamp
open flower 6, resize to 140 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move to the bottom left of the frame on the left side
Open flower 4, resize to 140 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move down and slightly to the right of the blue flower
Open the string of lights, resize to 300 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move to the top of the frame on the right side
Duplicate this layer and move to the top of the frame on left side
Open one of the birds you like, resize very small and sit on the light on the left side
Open the blue bow, resize to 190 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move to the top middle of the frame on the left
Open leaves 9, resize to 300 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move down in front of the pink flower on the left
Open your Sara Butcher tube, copy and close
Paste as new layer
Open the snail, rotate left 90 and resize quite small
Put it at the bottom left
Go through your layers and add drop shadows to your elements
I used 0, 3, 30, 5, black
Add the copyright info and license number for the Sara Butcher tube
Convert to raster
Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000, Gradient Glow
On the color tab choose white
On the basic tab, 7, 25, 100, draw box checked
Lower the opacity of this layer to 60%
For my text I used #215d7b and gave it the same gradient glow
Starting with your top layer, merge down to and including the fairy layer
Close the eye on this merged layer
Click any other layer to activate it
Edit, copy special, copy merged
Go to AS and right click to paste as new animation
Duplicate until you have 15 frames and then minimize for now
Open the animation from SophisticatSimone - #75 in package 25
Edit, select all
Animation, resize animation and choose 400 width
Animation, reverse frames
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your background frames
Edit, select all
Edit, paste into selected frame - frame 1
Position so the left end of the animation extends across the two flowers on the bottom left
Click once to set in place
Minimize for now
Back to PSP
Open the eye on the top merged layer and copy it
Go to AS and right click to paste as new animation
Duplicate until you have 15 frames
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Edit, paste into selected frame - again frame 1
Position and click once to set it in place
If you wish to resize, click animation, resize animation and choose the size you want
Save as a gif file
Thanks for trying my tut!

tagcatz