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 Alicia Mujica which you need a license to use.
This tube is a CDO Exclusive 13-C, available only at CDO
Scrap kit of choice. I am using the inspired by kit, by Monti
Font of choice, I am using DJB Carly Sue Got Married
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
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer
Now add your elements:
element 17 arrange behind tube
element 15 arrange on bottom left below element 17,
duplicate twice, mirror one, arrange across bottom so it fills space below element 17
element 13 resize 70% arrange on bottom right, duplicate & mirror
element 11 resize 40% mirror & arrange on bottom left
element 7 arrange behind bridge on right
frame arrange behind bridge and tree
click inside with your magic wand, selections, modify, expand 2, selections, invert
open paper 1 copy and paste as a new layer
click delete on your keyboard, deselect
element 19 arrange on left behind frame, duplicate, mirror, resize 75%
element 21 arrange at bottom between grass layers
element 10 resize 20% arrange in heart frame
crop and resize
add your copyright and credits as needed
add your text and save