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 Creepy Cuties, which you need a license to use.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using Immortal Love, a PTU kit from Designs by Stina
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.
Add a drop shadow of your choosing to tubes & elements throughout. I usually use 1, 1, 50, 5 unless otherwise noted.
Let's get started!
Open a new canvas, 750 x 750 white background.
Open frame 9, copy and paste as a new layer, resize by 80%,
click inside it with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand by 3, selections, invert.
Open paper 23, copy and paste as a new layer, click delete on your keyboard, leave selected, drag this layer below your frame layer.
Open your close up tube, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange inside the frame.
Duplicate the tube. On the top tube layer, adjust blur, gaussian blur 5, change the opacity to soft light.
On the bottom tube layer, change the opacity to Luminance(L).
Open heart splatter 2, copy and paste as a new layer, drag down so it's just above the white background layer. Resize to 80%, duplicate and rotate the duplicate right 90
Open banner 2, copy and paste as a new layer. Resize by 45%, rotate right by 12
Open rose 12, resize by 25%, copy and paste as a new layer, arrange it over the ribbon, duplicate and mirror.
Add your mask if you're using one.
Crop and resize, add your name and copyright info then save.