Use Your Own Photo as A Christmas Background - Holiday Borders Tutorial

With the holidays steadily approaching (Christmas is legit 3 days away, how did this happen) we understand that a ton of photos are about to be taken. Pictures of family, food, friends, Christmas trees, etc. are about to flood your social streams. We're here today to show you how to make YOUR personal Holiday photo stand out amongst the rest using your own images as the perfect Christmas Background.

Imagine this, it's Christmas morning and you're scrolling through Instagram looking at one Christmas themed photo after the other. You've taken one yourself, FOMO (fear of missing out) is at an all time high, you want to post it but will it truly stand out? If you use Instasize to edit, then YES. Yes it will. And here's how:

Adding Borders to Photos - Using Pics You've Already Taken

  • Step 1:

    You're going to want to get up close and personal with anything that you think will make a pretty Christmas background. For the Holidays you can't go wrong with using photos of your decorated tree as a border background! And for the purpose of this tutorial, that's exactly what we're going to us! Snap multiple photos to mess around with when it comes time to add it as your border! This photo will be the background of your original image, so keep that in mind! The more festive and colorful you go, the better!

    Holiday Photo Holiday Border Photo

    Holiday Photo Border Photo
  • Step 2:

    Open Instasize and choose whichever photo you want to post. Make sure you use our cropping tool to crop your photo into the perfect square. When it comes to adding your own image as a background, having your original image be square will better allow that background to be seen! This also allows for an overall cleaner look.

    Cropping Holiday Photo

  • Step 3:

    Tap the Border Icon from the editor and then select Photo. Then choose the photo you wish to use as your border.

    Adding Borders with Instasize

  • Step 4:

    Voila! Your one-of-a-kind Christmas themed photo creation is ready to be shared. Truly stand out this Holiday season by taking your content creating to the next level using the tools Instasize provides.

    Holiday Photo with Border

Find out how to get crafty with our text editing tools in our Creating Holiday Content with Text on Instasize blog post.

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