# How to Create a Quick Sparkling Diamonds Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

Are you looking to make your designs shine? Then learn how to create a quick diamond text effect in Photoshop.

Some fonts can make creating certain text effects much easier. This tutorial will show you how to use a dotted font, with a couple of layer styles, to achieve a simple, glittering diamond effect. Let's get started!

And if you want to save time, Envato Elements offers ready-to-use patterns and graphic styles, like this blue diamonds text pattern for Photoshop:

## What You'll Learn in This Diamond Pattern for Photoshop Tutorial

• How to create the background
• How to create the text and style the first layer
• How to style the second text layer
• How to add the flares

## What You'll Need

The following assets were used during the production of this sparkling diamond text tutorial:

## 1. How to Create the Background

### Step 1

Create a new 1342 x 755 px document.

Set the Foreground color to #161819 and the Background color to #010101.

... and then click and drag from the center of the document to one of the corners.

Duplicate the Background layer.

### Step 2

Double-click the Background copy layer to apply a Pattern Overlay effect using the following settings:

• Blend Mode: Overlay
• Pattern: DP1-E

This will style the background.

## 2. How to Create the Text and Style the First Layer

### Step 1

Create the "Diamonds" text using the font Fortuna Dot, the Size 200 pt, and the color #a7a59f.

Duplicate the "Diamonds" text layer and change the copy's Fill value to 0.

### Step 2

Double-click the original text layer to apply the following layer style:

Add a Bevel and Emboss with these settings:

• Size: 10
• Gloss Contour: Ring
• Check the Anti-aliased box
• Highlight Mode: Vivid Light
• Shadow Mode - Color: #a6a6a6

### Step 3

Let's start creating the Photoshop diamond texture. Add a Contour with these settings:

• Check the Anti-aliased box.
• Range: 25%

### Step 4

Add a Texture with these settings:

• Pattern: Mesh Transparent BG

### Step 5

Add a Pattern Overlay with these settings:

• Pattern: Crystal Pattern
• Scale: 10%

### Step 6

• Opacity: 50%
• Distance: 10
• Size: 5

This will create the first layer of the effect.

## 3. How to Style the Second Text Layer

Double-click the copy text layer to apply the following bling text layer style:

### Step 1

Add a Bevel and Emboss with these settings:

• Technique: Chisel Hard
• Size: 6
• Uncheck the Use Global Light box
• Angle: 82
• Altitude: 53
• Gloss Contour: Ring
• Check the Anti-aliased box
• Highlight Mode: Linear Light
• Shadow Mode - Opacity: 0%

### Step 2

• Check the Anti-aliased box.

### Step 3

Add a Texture to the sparkle text effect with these settings:

• Pattern: Double lined
• Depth: 500%

### Step 4

Add an Inner Glow with these settings:

• Noise: 49%
• Color: #b3b694
• Source: Center
• Size: 16

### Step 5

Add a Pattern Overlay with these settings:

• Blend Mode: Soft Light
• Opacity: 65%
• Pattern: Nebula (from the default set "Patterns").

This will style the second layer of the effect, adding some color using the Pattern Overlay effect, and more glossiness using the Bevel and Emboss settings.

## 4. How to Add the Flares

### Step 1

Time to add some finishing touches to the bling text style. Set the Foreground color to #f4f1e3, pick the Brush Tool, and open the Brush panel (Window > Brush). Choose one of the Stars and Flares Brush Set brush tips, and modify its settings as shown below:

### Step 2

Create a new layer on top of all layers, call it Sparkles, and change its Blend Mode to Linear Light. Then start clicking to add some sparkling flares at the edges of the text.

## Congratulations! You're Done

In this tutorial, we created a simple background and two text layers. Then, we styled both text layers using different layer effects to achieve a crystal-like look. Finally, we added a couple of flares to make the sparkling diamond text effect pop a bit more.

Zoom in a bit to see how convincing this diamond pattern for Photoshop really is. Incredible, right?

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Take a look at some of our favorite sparkle text effects below!

### 1. Ultra Realistic Chrome Text Effect (PSD)

The chrome aesthetic of this download is for fans of sparkling text. It's an effect that's realistic and can make all of your text and logos shine. The simplicity of using this metallic text in Photoshop makes it a must-have in your personal collection.

### 2. Black Diamond Logo & Text Effect (PSD)

If you want a unique take on the diamond look in your text, this black glitter has the shine you're looking for. The PSD file comes with four diamond patterns for Photoshop, giving you plenty of options for experimenting.

### 3. Ice Chrome Photoshop Layer Styles (PSD, ASL, PAT)

Feeling chilly? It might be the cool metal text of this Ice Chrome download. The download comes with ten metallic text Photoshop layer styles, plus a bonus one for falling snow! You won't need to be a world-class designer to use this sparkling text effect.

### 4. 3D Gold Luxury Text Style Effect (PSD)

Speaking of sparkle text effects, you can't go wrong with going gold. This option features an easy-to-edit PSD file that gives your text a 3D face lift. It's well-organized, so you can easily make changes quickly even if you're a Photoshop beginner.

### 5. Treasure Text Effects (PSD)

This final download is a true treasure chest of stunning, sparkling text effects. Do you want a bling text style? It's here. What about a cool diamond pattern for your text in Photoshop? That's here too, and more. The organized Smart Object layers make this a top choice for you.