Looking For A Specific "name Plate"
Posted 04 May 2012 - 07:02 PM
I've purchased Syndee's Vintage Scrapbook Paper Mini and I love it! However, I'm looking for the "name plate" used by Joyce Schardt in this sample LO.. I checked the related list of products, but I'm just not seeing it.
Help? Or maybe it's something she created using a shape tool? It's probably right there in front of me.
Posted 05 May 2012 - 04:48 AM
So funny Gayle - I thought that too as I was searching - made me think of the Tree of Doom search! heehee
Posted 06 May 2012 - 05:52 AM
Click the images below to be taken to the product page :)
Posted 06 May 2012 - 12:15 PM
Yes, I did make it. Easy enough and here is how using a Mac with CS5.
Step 1: Use the rounded rectangle tool with a 50px radius to make the initial shape. Rasterize. Highlight the layer. Command D to create the marching ants. Go to Select>Modify>Contract 20-30 px. Go to Edit>Stroke about 4-6 px. Command D to deselect. On the same layer use the stoke command to put a small line (2-3 px) around outside edge of shape. Step 2: Copy layer. Command D to create the marching ants. Go to Select>Modify>Expand 20-30px. Place a new layer under the shape layer. Fill with paint bucket, any color. Command D to deselect. Copy a small section of Syndee's Vintage Scrapbook Paper and Paste on top of layer you just created. Clip together and merge the two layers. Go to Image>Adjustments>Levels and move arrow on left side slightly to the right to darken the color. And finally place a stroke around layer and small shadow. The brads are from "A Waltz to Remember Collection". The pixel sizes are approximate and you will want to adjust them according to the size of the label that you are designing. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me. Meanwhile, I'm off to restore my house to it's original condition. Oh, but I hate to remove those precious fingerprints!
Posted 06 May 2012 - 07:45 PM
The instructions were excellent, and despite the fact that it took me a few tries, worked perfectly as written for PS5. Fun stuff!!
Glad to hear that you had such a happy weekend, Joyce! Can't wait to see recent pictures of those sweeties!