For this tutorial you will need the following:
Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X, you should be able to use any version.
Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac which you need a license to use. You can get it at his store HERE.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using Love Kills by Farrah's Designer Scraps.
Font of choice, I am using sick capital vice.
Plugins: Filter Factory Gallery B Cut Glass
Just remember that my choices of papers and elements is just a suggestion, change it up and make it yours! You don't have to follow mine exactly.
Let's get started!
Open a new canvas 650 x 650 white background.
Open frame 1 copy and paste as a new layer, image resize by 25%.
Click inside the frame with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand by 4.
Open paper 2, resize by 25%, copy and paste as a new layer, selections, invert, click delete on your keyboard. Leave selected and drag the paper below your frame.
Open the close up of your tube, copy and paste as a new layer.
Duplicate your tube, hide the top one, drag the original below your frame. Use your eraser to erase the parts that hang over the bottom part of the frame. Deselect and add a drop shadow.
Unhide the top tube, erase the parts that hang over the bottom of the frame. You don't have to be real careful because the bottom tube will show. This way it's easier to delete the bottom part without having to go pixel by pixel.
Open the heart element, resize by 20%, rotate to the left by 16.
Open paper 2, copy and paste as a new layer, drag it so it is just above your white background layer resize by 16%.
Make the frame layer active. Selections, select all, float, defloat, invert. Take your eraser tool, make the paper your just added and erase everything outside of the outer edges of your frame, deselect.
Adjust blur, gaussian blur by 20.
Apply filter factory gallery B cut glass with the settings at 49 on top 50 on the bottom. Resize by 110% and drop the opacity to around 60.
Open the mesh, resize by 20% copy and paste as a new layer, arrange it to the top left, drag the layer down so it is just above the background we just made. Duplicate, mirror, flip. Merge both of the mesh layers together and add a drop shadow.
Open flower 3, resize by 20%, copy and paste as a new layer, free rotate to the right by 70. Arrange along the bottom of the frame, drag this layer below the heart layer. Duplicate.
On the duplicate flower, resize by 80%, free rotate to the right by 15. Add drop shadow to both flowers.
Open the leaves, resize by 16% and rotate to the right by 83 and add a drop shadow.
Add your name, copyright and credits as needed.
Crop, resize and save.