In this age of social media, Instagram is the most popular photo-sharing platform. It’s a place to socially connect with your friends, family, and acquaintance. You share your moments of the day via Instagram stories.
We try to make our Instagram stories look really presentable but it’s boring now to just upload a photo on your Instagram story, so now you can make your story look more unusual than others by decorating them. We collected some really good and easy ideas to decorate your Instagram story.
NOTE: This is only applicable for the iOS users.
Different cute Instagram story decoration ideas in 2023
Creative ways to decorate your Instagram story:
1. Individual letters for text:
Write each letter individually for a more aesthetic look. You can match the letters if you want to by drawing a line with a neon pen.
2. Add multiple photos to a single story and make a collage:
For this capture a random photo and fill the screen with your favorite color by holding the marker tool for a few seconds. Now copy the desired photo and paste it on your Instagram story. Copy the other photos to the clipboard and paste them on that page too. Choose any two or more photos, add Polaroid frames from the search bar, and add some stickers and GIFs to make it a fun collage.
3. Use different fonts:
Instagram has 5 different fonts and all of them are very cool. When adding any story, for any text use different for a single line it will make your text look more cool than usual. For example, if you wanna wish your friend a happy birthday this hack is gonna help you so much.
4. Add Neon dots:
If you want to upload a story of any special event or occasion all you have to do is to add neon dots all around the photo and your photo will look fancier than before.
5. Add an outline of the photo
To make your story look like an edited photo draws an outline around the photo and then use the eraser tool to erase the outline after small intervals. It will give your photo a cool edited look.
6. Use long stripes for text:
Choose the typewriter font and click on the “A” icon. Click the space button continuously to make a long stripe. Add them to your desired place and add text on the stripes.
7. Use colorful live backgrounds
Take a random photo, find any colorful GIF. Fill the screen with the GIF save the story and reopen it. Copy your desired photo and paste it on your Instagram story. Now choose the marker tool, select a color then press&hold on the screen to fill it. Add any text you want to, then use the eraser tool to erase the background & show your GIF.
8. Use the ‘peek-a-boo’ style
Select your photo to add on the Instagram story, use the marker tool, and hold it on screen for some seconds to fill the screen. Now click on the eraser tool and write anything or you can swipe randomly. Your photo will be shown as background. You can use this to make a guess photo.
9. Making a collage of photos:
So this is one of my favorite way to decorate my Instagram story. It can turn out in two ways:
So for this select, the photo of your choice, now click on Aa, and choose the fourth font. Now type a dot and then click on the icon “A” present on the top right next to the color icon to make a stripe now press the space button several times to make a long stripe. Now copy the photo you have already selected and paste it in the bar like the following. Add the text of your choice and make it more fun by adding neon dots.
Select the photo now choose the fourth pen from the right “the highlighter” and long press on the screen to fill the screen. Now select the last font and again type a dot(.) and then the “A” icon. Now click the return button to move in a downward direction and click space to fill it repeat it several times to make a long vertical bar. Now adjust the bar in the center of the screen and paste the same copied photo you have selected before. You can type your desired text and add some fun with neon dots.
10. Holiday photo decor:
Select the photo and fill the screen of your desired color with the highlighter pen (the fourth one from the right). Now search a Polaroid in the sticker store (third icon from the right on the screen) and adjust the Polaroid frame to your face and use the eraser tool (second from the right) to remove the inner part of the frame. Now add some text and stickers to make it look beautiful. You can also add neon dots all around the photo.
11. New post photo decor:
Click a random picture and fill the screen with any color of your choice now copy your photo and paste it on the screen. Now choose the last font, this time you have to make a square so again type a dot (.) and click on the “A” icon present on the top next to the color icon. Now press space 3 times to make a perfect square. Repeat the same procedure and make a white square. Now adjust your photo and the squares like the following that only the borders of the squares will be shown. Now again select the last font and type new post. Repeat this 2 times and make two text bars one in black color and one in white add them in the corners. Now finish this up by adding some fun stickers like flowers.
So, these were the different methods you can use to decorate Instagram stories. Following these tips let you make the best out of your Instagram experience.
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