Acorn Adorned


This tutorial was written by me on August 22nd, 2015 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.


Tube of choice. I am using the art of Ismael Rac. You can purchase his tubes here.

PTU kit from BLT Dezignz called Acorn Adorned. You can purchase this kit here.

Mask MM2 by Dangerously Delicious Designz. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Peas & Carrots.


Alien Skin Xenofex 2 – Constellation


Open Frame2. Resize by 75%, all layers unchecked. Now resize all layers by 26%.

With your magic want tool, click inside the frame layer. Make sure to get the extra parts. Selections, modify, expand by 10. You can also choose to use your selection tool instead of the magic wand tool and make a selection slightly smaller then the frame.

Open PP11 & resize by 17%. Paste your paper above your frame. Selections, invert & press delete. Deselect & move this layer below your frame layer.

Open your mask & PP7. Resize your paper by 17%. Paste as a new layer onto your frame canvas. Move this layer to the bottom. Apply your mask, merge group.

On your mask layer, Alien Skin Xenofex 2 – Constellation using the following settings:


Now lets add our elements:

Dangles – resize by 6%. Paste above your frame layer & place to the top of the frame.
Branch3 – resize by 12%, rotate right. Place to the bottom.
Ribbon2 – resize by 12%. Place to the bottom. Rightly slightly to the right.
ChineseLanternBranch – resize by 12%. Place along the left side fo the frame.
Angel – resize by 12%. Place over the Chinese Lanterns, moving slightly down.
Foliage – resize by 15%. Place to the bottom left corner of the frame.
Birdhouse – resize by 12%. Place to the upper right.
Hat – resize by 10%, flip horizontal. Place over the upper right corner of the frame.
Bird – resize by 3%, flip horizontal. Place over the top of the birdhouse.
Flower4 – resize by 18%. Place to the bottom left.
Flower5 – resize by 6%. Place over the previous flower.
Bags – resize by 8%. Place to the bottom right.
Broom – resize by 20%. Place to the left side of the bags.
Acorn – resize by 12%. Place to the bottom of the broom.

Open your tube, resizing as necessary. Paste as a new layer above the dangles layer. Place to your liking over the frame. Erase any part of the tube that extends below the leaves.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Apply a drop shadow of choice to your layers, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.


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