How to Create Custom Backgrounds in PowerPoint
Creating custom backgrounds in PowerPoint allows each presentation you design to be unique and memorable.
Sure there are templates and designs available. These definitely make creating a slideshow easy. But why would you want to use a design that someone else will have used? …especially if you want to create something new and unique. When you’re sharing information, teaching a task, or whatever details you might be presenting, you’ll capture your audience’s attention so much more quickly with a fresh, customized design.
Now, in my tutorial, my example may be a bit more loud and distracting than you want. I suppose it depends on your slideshow’s purpose. However, I created mine the way I did as I wanted to ensure you saw a full sampling of all available in the customization of a background in PowerPoint.
If you’ll take a look at my graphic for this post, you’ll see another example of a custom background in PowerPoint. I created it, then used the Snipping Tool on my PC to crop it out, pulled it into PicMonkey and cropped it the way I wanted it. Just another cool way to use custom backgrounds in PowerPoint!
Take a look at this video to see all you can do – solids, patterns, pictures, textures, gradients (my favorite!):
There you go. Right-click, Format Background, go to town…
Tell me in the comments below which background you love the best!