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.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using Cool Summer, a PTU kit by Pimp'd Designz, available at Pimp My Tags With Scraps
Font of choice
Mask of your choice
Plugins: no outside plugins
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 850 x 850 pixels with a white background.
Open frame 1, copy and paste as a new layer, rotate by 90,
resize 85 %
Click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify 3, invert
Open paper 13, copy and paste as a new layer, click delete on your keyboard, leave selected
Open your tube, copy and paste as a new layer, erase the bits that hang out of the frame where you don't want them.
Now we'll add our elements. Check my tag for exact placement
Snow cone, resize 35%
Strawberry resize 30% rotate left 20
Melon, resize 20% rotate left 90
Popsicle 2, resize 20% rotate right 20
popsicle 1, resize 20% rotate left 20
Sunglasses resize 25%
Rainbow, resize 50%
add your mask
crop and resize
add your copyright and credits
add your text and save