Mother's Day: how to create a free message card with BeFunky | Publishers

Mother's Day: how to create a free message card with BeFunky | Publishers

On Mother's Day it is common to send personalized messages, either in person or on social networks. With the BeFunky photo editor, which has versions for the web, iPhone (iOS) and Android, it is possible to assemble cards from scratch for free, adding images, text and illustrations. Once ready, the site still allows you to share the art with your mother. So that you have no problem when creating your message card, we have prepared a tutorial on how to do it.

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BeFunky a free online editor Photo: Divulgao / BeFunkyBeFunky a free online editor Photo: Divulgao / BeFunky

BeFunky a free online editor Photo: Divulgao / BeFunky

Step 1. Access the BeFunky page. On the homepage of the website, choose the "Design" option, right on the top bar;

The online editor BeFunky has the option of creating art, in "Design" Photo: Reproduo / Clara BarretoThe online editor BeFunky has the option of creating art, in "Design" Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

The online editor BeFunky has the option of creating art, in "Design" Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

Step 2. Access the "Blank Templates" option on the left sidebar and then choose the "Social Media" section to determine the format you want for your card. If you don't want to make a specific card for social networks, just choose from the other template options (such as event graphics, blog resources, etc.);

BeFunky allows you to create art using ready-made templates or create from scratch Photo: Reproduo / Clara BarretoBeFunky allows you to create art using ready-made templates or create from scratch Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

BeFunky allows you to create art using ready-made templates or create from scratch Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

Step 3. As we are going to make a post for Facebook, we chose the option "Facebook Graphic", but it is also possible to make covers for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube, posts for Pinterest, among others;

The online editor BeFunky has specific art formats for social networks Photo: Reproduo / Clara BarretoThe online editor BeFunky has specific art formats for social networks Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

The online editor BeFunky has specific art formats for social networks Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

Step 4. Select the photo cone in the upper left corner of the screen, under "Image management";

After choosing the format, start creating your message card in BeFunky Photo: Reproduo / Clara BarretoAfter choosing the format, start creating your message card in BeFunky Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

After choosing the format, start creating your message card in BeFunky Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

Step 5. Now, if your photo is in your personal file, choose "Computer". If you want an image from Facebook or Pixabay (free photo site), you can insert it by clicking on the dots next to the blue button;

The BeFunky website allows you to choose photos from your computer, Facebook or the free photo site Pixabay Photo: Reproduo / Clara BarretoThe BeFunky website allows you to choose photos from your computer, Facebook or the free photo site Pixabay Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

The BeFunky website allows you to choose photos from your computer, Facebook or the free photo site Pixabay Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

Step 6. In this case, we will choose Pixabay photos. Therefore, select the "Pixabay" tab on the top bar and then write the image you want to find in the search bar;

Pixabay works like Google Images, with the difference that all photos are not copyrighted Photo: Reproduction / Clara BarretoPixabay works like Google Images, with the difference that all photos are not copyrighted Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto

Pixabay works like Google Images, with the difference that all photos are not copyrighted Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto

Step 7. After writing what you want, select the chosen image and click on the "x" to close the box;

Any photo chosen by Pixabay can be used for different purposes, as they are all free Photo: Reproduo / Clara BarretoAny photo chosen by Pixabay can be used for different purposes, as they are all free Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

Any photo chosen by Pixabay can be used for different purposes, as they are all free Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

Step 8. Double click on the chosen image to insert it on the card. Then, adjust it to the size you want and position it. You can add as many photos as you want;

  It is possible to insert as many images as you want on the BeFunky card Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto  It is possible to insert as many images as you want on the BeFunky card Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto

It is possible to insert as many images as you want on the BeFunky card Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto

Step 9. After configuring the image, go to "Background Image" and choose a color for your card;

BeFunky offers general color options, but also allows you to see their variations Photo: Reproduction / Clara BarretoBeFunky offers general color options, but also allows you to see their variations Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto

BeFunky offers general color options, but also allows you to see their variations Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto

Step 10. You can see the color variations by clicking on "Current color", just below the "Background image" section;

To see other colors, just choose the option "current color", in BeFunky Photo: Reproduo / Clara BarretoTo see other colors, just choose the option "current color", in BeFunky Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

To see other colors, just choose the option "current color", in BeFunky Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

Step 11. In "Design elements" you can insert the most varied illustrations. They are organized into categories such as "birthday", "wedding", "travel", "illustrations" etc. In this case, we chose birthday to add commemorative images;

BeFunky also has several illustrations that can be inserted in the card Photo: Reproduction / Clara BarretoBeFunky also has several illustrations that can be inserted in the card Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto

BeFunky also has several illustrations that can be inserted in the card Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto

Step 12. When choosing an illustration, you can also change its color and tone. Then, position it on the card by dragging the mouse;

All illustrations also have their colors editable in BeFunky, as well as size Photo: Reproduction / Clara BarretoAll illustrations also have their colors editable in BeFunky, as well as size Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto

All illustrations also have their colors editable in BeFunky, as well as size Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto

Step 13. Finally, go to the "Text" option in the left corner. Then, type whatever you want and choose font, size and color. Finally, place the text in the image;

In addition to the images and illustrations, the design section allows you to insert texts into BeFunky Photo: Reproduction / Clara BarretoIn addition to the images and illustrations, the design section allows you to insert texts into BeFunky Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto

In addition to the images and illustrations, the design section allows you to insert texts into BeFunky Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto

Step 14. When your card is ready, select "Save" at the top. You can choose where to download the edited image: directly on the computer, on Facebook, on Google Drive or on Dropbox. In this case, we will put it directly on Facebook;

BeFunky allows you to save on different online platforms and on your computer Photo: Reproduo / Clara BarretoBeFunky allows you to save on different online platforms and on your computer Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

BeFunky allows you to save on different online platforms and on your computer Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

Step 15. After choosing the Facebook option, allow BeFunky to publish by clicking on "Continue as …";

To publish on Facebook, you must be logged in to the desired account Photo: Reproduo / Clara BarretoTo publish on Facebook, you must be logged in to the desired account Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

To publish on Facebook, you must be logged in to the desired account Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

Step 16. Choose who can see your post and confirm the action in "Ok" in the bottom right corner of the window.

The publication will be made after confirmation from Facebook Photo: Reproduction / Clara BarretoThe publication will be made after confirmation from Facebook Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto

The publication will be made after confirmation from Facebook Photo: Reproduction / Clara Barreto

Those who have a BeFunky account can also share on other social networks, in addition to Facebook: Pinterest, Tumblr and Twitter.

The BeFunky editor allows its users to share images on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr and Twitter Photo: Reproduo / Clara BarretoThe BeFunky editor allows its users to share images on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr and Twitter Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto

The BeFunky editor allows its users to share images on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr and Twitter Photo: Reproduo / Clara Barreto