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Instagram stories are your mainstay for quick and easy everyday interactions on the platform. When learning how to post a story on Instagram, it’s important to lock down the basics. After all, you need to know how to create your own Instagram stories before leveling up and learning hacks and tips for creating one-of-a-kind IG stories. (We love changing our Instagram story backgrounds and creating custom Instagram story templates!). 

While there are many different pre-built wallpapers you can use, it’s way more exciting to make your own wallpaper for your phone. You look at it multiple times a day, every day, so it should represent you to the max! PicsArt’s vast selection of editing tools, free-to-edit images, and stickers makes it so easy to challenge conventional readymade wallpapers and realize your very own wallpaper ideas for phones. Just choose a theme, mood, memory, or a dream and start experimenting with color and forms to create your custom iPhone wallpaper.

You may have seen stories on Instagram that look too good to have not been customized and wondered, “Hey, how do I do that on my Instagram account, too?” 🤔 Whether you’re sharing a later-gram or a hilarious repost from one of your friends, you can always customize your content share to your own personal style. One of the easiest, littlest known hacks comes with learning how to change background color on Instagram stories.

You know what they say: Friends who edit together, stay together! At least that’s the case for Jeanne Bransbourg, Kayla Sheeger, Emma Linderman and Ophelia Tucker, the foursome behind the PicsArt and Instagram account @theaveragegatsby. The four girls all met through school and became fast friends thanks to their love of the creative. If you’re familiar with their account, then you know just how easily you can get lost scrolling through their themed, freestyle collages. Their profile is the perfect place to go for endless amounts of inspiration. via PicsArt We got to dive into the creative minds of all four of the girls. Check out our interview with them below! What’s the inspiration behind the collages you make? Emma: I get inspiration from a lot of different things. When we first started, we would make collages inspired by people’s names, which people get weirdly into. I think we can…

We are excited to announce that we’ve collaborated with Google to implement their Machine Learning (ML) Kit technology in PicsArt’s Android app to power our Magic Effects. Now, you’re probably wondering what does this all mean, right? Well, in a nutshell it means that PicsArt Android users will now be able to produce awesome, one-tap Magic Effect edits with PicsArt’s full suite of Magic Effects, on-device and even more quickly. Pretty great, huh? Our ML Kit integration will rollout with the next PicsArt Android update, and we guarantee that it’s going to be *magical*. PicsArt photo editor, collage maker and sticker maker is a totally new kind of creative community, with over 100M+ monthly users. PicsArt has collaborated with brands like Dior, Jared Leto’s band Thirty Seconds To Mars and Lindsey Stirling. Supermodels Izabel Goulart, Doutzen…

Originally from a one-stoplight town in Pennsylvania, LA-based digital artist, Anna McNaught, has been inspiring creators both on and off PicsArt. If you head over to her profile, @annamcnaughty, you’ll get lost in an array of dreamlike photo edits. Naturally, we were curious about this artist’s endless imagination! Check out her interview with PicsArt below, and then check out the surreal tutorial inspired by one of her images. via PicsArt What made you join PicsArt?   The freedom for total creativity! What are your favorite PicsArt features? I love the Dispersion tool and the stickers! What inspired your love of art? I grew up surrounded by art – my grandfather was a children’s book illustrator and art runs in the family. I always knew I wanted to pursue a creative career but it wasn’t until 2 months ago that I took the leap to take my art full time. And…

From celebrities to artists, lately everyone has been throwing it back to the 90’s with VHS-inspired photo edits. It’s true, you could dig around in your parents’ basement for the old family camcorder, or you could check out the tutorial below and learn how to make an awesome VHS glitch effect using PicsArt photo editor and collage maker. If you’re pinched for time and want to quickly add some VHS overlays to your photos, check out all of this awesome premium content on the app. Just subscribe to PicsArt Gold, and it’s all yours! PicsArt photo editor, collage maker and sticker maker is a totally new kind of creative community, with over 100M+ monthly users. PicsArt has collaborated with brands like Dior, Jared Leto’s band Thirty Seconds To Mars and Lindsey Stirling. Supermodels Izabel Goulart, Doutzen Kroes, and Natalia Vodianova have shared PicsArt remixes on their social media. Download the…

If you’ve noticed an influx of cute puppy pictures on your newsfeed today, then you probably already know that it’s National Puppy Day! Yeah, our hearts just might explode from how happy National Puppy Day makes us. At this point you’re probably wondering if there’s anything better than cute puppy pictures and National Puppy Day memes. Well, it’s a pretty close call, but we think we’ve got something, and it’s our super adorable ode to National Puppy Day 2018. We’re going to show you how to use our photo editor and collage maker to turn your best dogfriend into giant dog stickers, inspired by Christopher Cline. It’s the perfect way to celebrate all of the cute puppies of the world! Plus it’ll keep you busy until National Dog Day on August 26. Download PicsArt photo editor and collage maker for iOS, Android or Windows. First you’ll need to make your dog…

We’re so excited to announce that we’ve partnered with LOVE TV for a Valentine’s Day editing challenge! You can now use the amazing LOVE TV stickers to start spreading the love through the #LOVETVchallenge. You can submit your love images to the challenge on PicsArt. The top 10 edits shared to PicsArt (as chosen by LOVE TV) will be featured on their site and social channels. Winners also get a free LOVE TV membership! Share your submissions using #LOVETVchallenge #loveis and #PicsArt. Also, be sure to check out the details and fine print below. Details Enter your love edits from 2/2-2/9. Use your own photos or #FreeToEdit images on PicsArt to create an edit that fits the LOVE TV challenge theme. Submissions are limited to three entries per user. Voting for the challenge will take place 2/10-2/12. Winners will be announced on Valentine’s Day, 2/14. Fine Print Winners must be…