I worked with gimp, a free piece of software alternative to photoshop and let me tell you - it ain't easy for graphic illiterates like me!
But, anywho, here is one photo I started with:
dafont!) for my company name!
Another photo I used was:
And, again, with my amazing gimp abilities, I transformed it into this:
I decided to use the latter of the two, as seen here on my etsy page!
To get great advice on how to do this yourself, click here for etsy tutorial!
Come visit my etsy site! Okay, it is a work in progress, but I promise it will be updated soon!