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How To: Create Valentine’s Day Cards + Content for Social Media using the Instasize App

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 - No comments

How To: Create Valentine’s Day Cards + Content for Social Media using the Instasize App

Who said Valentine’s Day was just for lovers?! We view Valentine’s Day as a day of love - celebrating with whoever you’re lucky enough to hold close. With social media playing such an integral part of our day to day lives, avoiding the massive amount of Valentine’s Day posts that your feeds and timelines are about to be flooded with sounds impossible. So why not join in on the fun? Instasize - a premier photo editor + content creating tool kit gives you the ability to completely transform the photos you’ve taken with your smartphone into engaging content pieces that both your friends and followers will love. The app is free to download for both IOS and Android platforms: http://instasize.com
Spice your feed up this V-Day with some border love. Create custom family collages to show the special people in your life just how much you appreciate them. The app currently has two available border packs that contain a plethora of Valentine-y backgrounds. And at the start of this week the people over at Instasize introduced a flashy new Marble Border Collection we’re obsessed with. Keep reading to find out what types of content you can be creating for your various social media platforms - all created in under 2 minutes and with the Instasize App.
Borders & Collages:

You can find the Valentine’s Day themed border packs within the apps border editor. After selecting a photo to edit, click on the border icon (it looks like a square within a square) and from there you can download the “XOXO”, “LOVE”, and “Marble” border collections. Here is the step by step breakdown on how to re-create the collage above:
1. Open the Instasize App (download here: https://instasize.me/xcSO/Qcc3FcaruK)
2. Tap the “plus” sign to select which format you wish to edit.
3. Tap the “collage” icon.
4. Choose up to 6 images to be placed in a single collage. (we chose 3 to begin with)
5. At the top, you may swipe left to see different layout options.
6. Tap the layout option you wish to use.
7. At the bottom of the editing screen, tap the “borders icon”
8. Choose either the LOVE or XOXO border packs.
9. Select Valentines borders of choice.
10. Use the bar above to adjust border width
11. Next to the “borders” icon, tap the “A” icon, meaning text.
12. Write your desired message (we wrote “XOXO”) followed by the checkmark when complete
13. Swipe left to choose from an array of fonts. (We love “Cute Love” font)
14. Pinch with two fingers to move or adjust size of text.
15. To add another text, swipe right at the bottom until you see the plus sign and tap.
16. Next type your family’s name to complete your valentines card. (The Sorenson Family)
17. Move Text to desired area on photo.
18. Share with friends, family, and followers!
Valentines Card w/ Text:
These easy to make cards are the perfect addition to any Instagram Stories, Snapchat, and/or Instagram feed. The Instasize App comes equipped with over 30 fonts to choose from for creating themed content online. Best part? You can make add text to any photo in under a minute. GO.
1. Open the Instasize app.
2. Tap the plus sign at the bottom.
3. Tap the “photo” icon to choose your image.
4. Apply desired filter on top.
5. At the bottom tap the “A” icon meaning text.
6. Type your message “My Loves” and desired color of text.
7. Choose font (we used Playlist Script)
8. Position text on image.
9. At the bottom scroll all the way to the left until you see the “+” sign to add another line of text.
10. Repeat steps 6-8
11. To create the lines on either side of your text like pictured above above, repeat step #9 and type — side by side to create a “line”
12. Create two and add to each side of text “My Loves”
Unlock new fonts, filters, and border collections every month with a subscription to Instasize Premium - enjoy a free 7 day trial on us: https://instasize.me/xcSO/Qcc3FcaruK
Valentine’s Quote w/ Background

Another great addition to any Instagram Stories, Snapchat, and/or feed are themed text posts. We’ve discovered that our borders (typically used with photos) make phenomenal backgrounds for quotes! Here’s how to recreate the above image on your own device.
1. Open the Instasize app.
2. Tap the plus sign at the bottom.
3. Tap the “photo” icon to choose an image (it can be any image, we’ll be removing it from the frame so we can have full access to the border).
4. At the bottom scroll to find the borders icon.
5. Choose desired border from the “XOXO” or “LOVE” pack.
6. Pinch your photo to make it small and slide it off to the side until you no longer see your photo.
7. Find the text icon below
8. Type out your Valentines message.
9. Choose font (we used Blackout Midnight)
10. Position text on border.

With 20 different border backgrounds to choose from there’s really no reason why you shouldn’t be posting some fun + engaging content this Valentine’s Day! Tag the Instasize app on Instagram for a potential chance at being featured.
Instagram: @instasize.official




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