For this tutorial you will need the following:
Paint Shop Pro, I am using PSP X7, you should be able to use any version.
Tube of choice, I am using the artwork of Ismael Rac (2014 Candy Pigtails tube)
which you need a license to use.
Scrap kit of choice. I am using a PTU kit, St. Paddy's Day by Niqui's Designs
Font of choice, I am using Irish Unicalfabeta
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 element 7 copy and paste as a new layer
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 12 copy and paste as a new layer
click delete on your keyboard, leave selected
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer, resize by 61%
arrange in your frame
erase the bits that hang out of your frame where you don't want them
add your elements
element 62 resize 60% arrange on bottom left
element 45 resize 45% arrange behind element 62
element 63 resize 45% arrange to the right of element 62
element 40 resize 35% arrange to the right of the goody bag
element 61 resize 35% arrange on the bottom right
element 28 resize 35% arrange on top right, duplicate, mirror, merge together,
duplicate & drag down, merge together
crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save