We have an amazingly powerful design tool. With a little time and patience anyone can create world class designs that would rival any professional graphic designer. But sometimes to get the effect, you want you have to get a little creative.
One of the most common questions we get is how to add a border to a design and there are a couple of ways to accomplish this. Both are really easy to do,
The easiest way is to browse through our clipart selection and take a look at the decorative borders that we have available. They are located all the way at the bottom of the categories under design elements. There is a lot of good stuff there and it is definitely worth a look through.
However sometimes you don’t want something fancy. Sometimes you just want just a plain rectangle border. Well, I wouldn’t be the Tech Ninja if I couldn’t tell you how to do it. Don’t worry, it’s actually pretty easy.
1) Use the rectangle tool and create a rectangle that covers the entire sign but does not go past it. It will default to red but don’t worry, we will fix that in a moment.
2) Once you have the rectangle in place, Click the button that says color and has a paint bucket. In the box that pops up, you will see a dropdown menu. Click that and select none and click okay.
3)Once you have done that click the button that says outline. You can then select the color you want and adjust the thickness. As you adjust the thickness, you will see your border appear. When you have it as thick as you want it, click okay and there you have your border.
See, that was painless and now you have a cool trick to take your design to the next level..