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.

Scrap kit is by Chili Designz called Monster Hunter and is available at S&CO HERE
The woman is copyright to Vinegar and is available at CDO HERE
The mask is FTU from Rocked by Rachel and you can get it HERE It's mask 3 in set 72
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
We can resize later if you wish to do so
Open paper 2, resize to 600 x 600, copy, close and paste as new layer
Load your mask with source luminance, fit to canvas and hide all mask checked
Merge group
Open frame 2, resize to 400 x 400, copy, close and paste as new layer
Rotate it left a bit
Open paper 6, copy and close
With your magic wand, click inside the frame
Selections, modify, expand 5
New raster layer
Edit, paste into selection
Deselect
Move this below the frame layer
Open web, resize to about 320 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the upper right corner of the frame background
Click your group layer to activate it
Open one of the flowers, resize to your liking and move to the left side so it peeks out from behind the frame
Open another flower and do the same on the right side
I also added some leaves on the right side - resized
Click your top layer to activate it
Open your Vinegar tube, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move her up just a bit
Click your frame layer to activate it
Open candles 2, resize to 420 width and put behind the girl
Open the torch, resize to 75 width and move to the left side of the frame
Open monster 9, resize to about 280 width and move to the bottom left side of the frame
Activate your tube layer
Choose one of the pumpkins you like, resize to suit and move to the bottom right side of the girl
Open the cat, resize to suit and move to the bottom left of the girl
Open the chain, resize to about 225 width and move down in front of the girl, overlapping her skirt a bit
Activate the girl layer
Set your eraser tool to default size and set the opacity at 30%
Soften the bottom of the skirt a bit so it's not such a defined straight line
Activate your top layer
Open one of the teddy bears, resize to about 130 width and move to the bottom right of the girl
I also added two bottles - choose the ones you want - resize quite small and move to the bottom right in front of the pumpkin
Add the raven, resized quite small to the bottom left
Go through your layers and add drop shadows to your elements
I used 0, 3, 30, 6, black
If you wish to resize, do that now before adding any text
Add the copyright info and license number for the Vinegar 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
Reduce the opacity of this layer to 60%
For my text, I used Rat Infested Mailbox, #293c24
I gave it the same gradient glow as the CR
Merge visible and save as a png file
Thanks for trying my tut!
tagcatz