Lavender Dreams


This tutorial was written by me on October 28th, 2014 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 Alex Prihodko. You can purchase his tubes here.

FTU kit by Candy’s Treats called Twisted Fairytale. You can find it here.

Mask 92 by Millie’s PSP Madness. You can find it here.

Font of choice. I am using Kleymissky.

Filters: EyeCandy 4000 Gradient Glow (opt.)


Open Cluster 3. Set the canvas size to 900 x 840. Resize all layers by 67%.

Open glitter Brown 2 and minimize. On your cluster, add a new raster layer. Floodfill this layer with your glitter pattern. Move this layer below the frame layer.

Open your mask and minimize. Apply your mask to your glitter layer. Merge group. Using the pick tool, extend the edges of the mask layer to the edges of the canvas. Make sure you don’t skew this layer.

On your cluster layer, use your freehand selection tool to select the edge of your cluster. Make sure this selection is slightly smaller than the cluster.

Open Paper 4. Copy and paste as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and move this layer below the cluster layer.

Open the Rope. Resize by 80%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Move this layer so it just above the mask layer.

Open the Lights. Resize by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer above your cluster layer. Place slightly down from the top of the cluster.

Open Flower 7. Resize by 30%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Place over the lights near the border of the first and second frame.

Open your tube. Copy and paste as a new layer just below the cluster layer, resize to your liking. Place a copy of your tube behind each frame. Merge your tube layers together. On the paper layer, select all, float, defloat. On the merged tube layer, selections, invert and press delete. Deselect.

Duplicate your merged tube layer, blur, gaussian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen. On the original merged tube layer, set the blend mode to Luminance (L), opacity 44.

Copy and paste your tube again and place above the flower layer, resizing as necessary. Place slightly to the right. Duplicate, gaussian blur using the same settings as before. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 40.

Open the Sparkly dust. Resize by 69%. Copy and paste as a new layer.

Add your name, copyright and license info. You may apply EyeCandy 4000 to the text if you like.

Apply a drop shadow of choice, then merge visible. Save as a PNG.

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