Newborn Photo edit background: The background effect was done using the brush tool on soft and masking out the baby. on a seperate layer I used the brush tool to color the background which colored over the outer edges of the baby. I then added a mask which allowed me to remove the brush on the baby as I desired.
Sprinkles in Springs Tutorial on making a mask. Uses sheer fabric (tulle), fabric scissors, ribbon, black fabric paint, saran wrap, tape. She has all of the info and PDF files for mask templates! Wow Kara, follow her for more!