If you’d like to know more about adding text and text effects you’ll want to read the new tutorial posted today. Learn to add text for titles and for journaling. The examples below were made using the Warp Tool.
Learn how to do text cutouts or cut text out of patterns or papers to match your project.
How about applying effects? You can use Effect on text layers the same as other layers.
If you use Photoshop instead of Photoshop Elements, Karen at Snickerdoodle Designs has an excellent tutorial How to Warp Text in Photoshop.