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Open a new image 400x400, transparent background.

*Add a new raster layer.*

Select the text tool. Type the letter "b" using Dizzinz's Sweetheart font, size 300, floating, anti-alias. Use a light color; we will be deleting this layer later, but you want to be able to see the shape through your grapevines. Deselect the heart. ("Ctrl" "D")

*Add a new raster layer.*

Select the draw tool, Use these settings:

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Set your foreground color to a darker color than your heart. Draw a squiggly line the shape of your heart.

Open one of your wood textures. I used this one:

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Minimize this image for later use.
Select your magic wand tool. Use these settings:

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Click on your squiggly line to select it. Flood fill with your wood pattern. Keep the line selected. Add an inner bevel with Eye Candy using these settings:

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**NOTE** If you don't have Eye Candy, you can get the same effect with an inner bevel. I used these settings:

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