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Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Lil Witchy




In this tutorial I am using a really cute little scrap kit called
“Lil Witchy” by Pimp’d Designz.
You can get the kit here.
The kit includes the little witch girl.
Thank you Cora!

You will also require a mask,
I used Insatiable Dreams  mask 191, here.

Font used Mia's Scribblings,
which is a free front, you can get it here.


Don’t forget to sharpen your elements after resizing/rotating to take away the blurriness (effects – sharpen – unsharp mask – radius and clipping 5, strength 50).


Open a new transparent canvas 650 by 600 pixels and flood fill with white.

Open one of the papers and copy, I used pd-pp-07. Make a new layer on your canvas, select all, paste the paper into the selection and apply your mask. Resize 90%.

Open pd-frame-04 and paste as a new layer. Resize 70. Select the interior of each part of the frame with your magic wand and expand the selection by 10. Open your paper again or choose another one and copy, make a new layer below the frame and paste the paper into the selection. Apply a drop shadow to the frame, vertical and horizontal 2, opacity 70, blur 5.

Open pd-tree and paste as a new layer. Resize 65%, drag down below the frame and paper layers and place in position, apply the drop shadow.

Open pd-mesh, paste as a new layer and bring to the top. Rotate 90 degrees to the right, resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open pd-spider and paste as a new layer. Resize 25%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open pd-button-02 and paste as a new layer. Resize 80%, place in position on the top left hand corner of the frame and apply the drop shadow.

Open pd-fence and paste as a new layer. Resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open pd-bat-string and paste as a new layer. Resize also 70%, hang the bats on the fence and apply the drop shadow.

Open pd-cauldron and paste as a new layer. Resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open pd-broom and paste as a new layer. Resize 15%, rotate 10 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open pd-cat and paste as a new layer. Resize 50%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open pd-lil-witch and paste as a new layer. Resize 65%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check the position of all your elements an erase any part of the tree that is showing at the bottom of the frame.

Open pd-sparkle-01 and paste as a new layer. Resize 70%. Drag down until the layer is just above the mask layer and position towards the top. Apply a drop shadow, this time vertical and horizontal 1, opacity 70, blur 3.

Open pd-print-01 and paste as a new layer. Resize 70% and place in position towards the top, right hand side. Duplicate this layer and move over so some sparkles show on the left hand side, then erase the rest of the sparkles, just leaving the few on the left. Apply the last drop shadow to both layers.

Open pd-sparkle-02 and paste as a new layer. Resize 80% and place in position so its showing below the top, left hand corner of the frame (you may need to bring the layer to the top to position and then move down again).

Crop your tag and resize as required. Add your text and copyright information if you have used a tube. If you have not used a tube, give credit to the designer.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial, if you have any questions or would like your tag featured on my gallery, please email me here.

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