This tutorial was written by me, Zuzzanna on 11th December 2009
any resemblance to any other tutorial is completely coincidental.

The tube is Marie Lu 

You will need my supplies here
Mask from Chelle incl. in the supplies
I made the box, bow, bag, pointsetta and flake
do not share my supplies in other tutorials without my permission.




Font used is Santas Big Secret you can get that here

Filter: VanDerLee - snowflakes

Open the supplies in psp

Select the box it has two layers (box and shadow layer)
select the box layer and add a new layer
draw out a selection inside the box feather set to 10
select your paintbrush these settings



color white and spray in side the selection like this


still selected copy and paste the trees as new layer
select invert - delete - select non
now choose one of the bear parts and resize to fit inside the box
you can adjust the shadow layer to your liking depending on the tube you use

add the supplied elements place them to your liking and give everything drop shadow
add a new layer drag it to the bottom - floodfill white
new layer floodfill #5c2020

layers - new mask layer - from image
find VSL mask 83
merge group

write your name and place it on the bag
I used a red color from the bow  and effect cutout



 add the proper copyright

x-out your white background layer and crop merged opaque

merge the layer you sprayed, the trees and the tube layer visible

select all - float - defloat
filter Van Der Lee - snowflakes



deselect
copy merge - paste as new animation in AS

back in psp - undo twice
 add snowflakes again only changing the random seed
repeat that til you have four frames in AS
save as gif