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 Alicia Mujica, which you need a license to use. You can get it at PTE.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit by Shani @ Wicked Princess called A Little Corny.
Font of choice, I am using Abaddon
Mask: Vix Big Mask 05
Plugins: no outside filters used
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 750 x 750 white.
Open frame, copy and paste as a new layer, resize by 85%. Take your selection tool set at rectangle and draw out a rectangle over your frame. Just go in a little from the center on all sides.
Open paper 7, resize by 60%, copy and paste as a new layer, drag it between the frame and background. Selections, invert, click delete on the keyboard. Leave selected.
Open the house, resize by 55%, copy and paste as a new layer, drag between the frame and background paper. Arrange how you want it, click delete on your keyboard.
Add a drop shadow to the frame and house.
Open your tube, copy and paste on the right side of the frame, resize if needed, add drop shadow.
Open ghost lamp, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange on left side, add drop shadow.
Open the moon, resize by 40%, copy and paste as a new layer, mirror, add drop shadow, arrange on the right side.
Open the cat, resize by 25%, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange on right, add drop shadow.
Open bad bug, resize by 25%, arrange on the base of the lamp, add drop shadow.
Open bats2, resize by 25% arrange over top of frame, add drop shadow.
Copy and Paste paper 6 as a new layer, drag just above white background.
apply mask by going to layers, new mask layer, from image, find your mask in the drop down box, click ok. Delete the mask and merge group. Drop the opacity to about 75
Crop, resize, add credits and text, then save.