Here's a closeup of the letters so you can see the texture:
Open up the alpha sheet file and your image (or layout) in Photoshop Elements (or Photoshop):
Click on the rectangular selection tool:
Now draw a box around the letter, number, or symbol you want to use:
Next click on the drag tool:
Drag the letter onto your image or layout:
Here you can resize it to fit your layout using the transform feature.
Just continue selecting and dragging each letter you want to use into your layout. Here's the photo I made using this alpha. I thought the burlap went so well with a photo of the kids riding in a wagon at Smolak Farms last year:
Click here to grab your digital alpha sheet. Happy August everyone!