Instagram Design

Instagram design posts covers stories

PicMonkey is perfect for designing Instagram Stories, posts, and more!

Instagram design posts covers stories

How to use Instagram templates

Choose a template

Select a stylin’ Instagram template from our ginormous design template library.

Customize for your brand

Click and replace words and pics. Use Brand Kits to keep it on-brand.

Export to Instagram

When your design is ready to go, just export and upload to the ‘gram.

How to make Instagram Stories

  1. Choose Templates from the left side of the editor.

  2. Type “Instagram Stories” in the Template search field.

  3. Click a template to open it in the editor.

  4. Customize with your own photos, graphics, or text.

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Stories step-by-step

A tutorial on how to design Instagram Stories in PicMonkey.

schedule your posts
Schedule your posts

Design, plan, and post your Insta Stories with PicMonkey + Later.

How to make Instagram posts

  1. Choose a template from

  2. Simply click and replace our text and images with yours.

  3. Your design autosaves in Hub where it remains editable.

  4. Export your image and upload to Instagram. Need to post elsewhere to? Smart Resize makes it fast.

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17 post ideas
17 Insta post ideas

We all need some inspo sometimes. Here are 17 post ideas to keep your feed fueled.

size matters
Size matters

We’ve rounded up all the latest Insta format sizes (there are more than just squares!) so you don’t have to.

Marketing your business on Instagram

Create a biz account

Business accounts let you sell goods and track analytics.

Get bizzy

Advertising on Insta

Build a successful marketing strategy on Instagram.

Tell me more

Selling on Instagram

Run a successful e-tail business on the ‘gram.

Start selling

Get more followers

Tips for expanding your audience.

Grow your ‘gram

Make custom Instagram Highlight covers

  1. Open a Highlight cover blank canvas. Find it here.

  2. Select a background color.

  3. Choose from our Insta Story Highlight graphics, center on canvas.

  4. Export your design, and upload to Instagram.

Read the in-depth tutorial: Make Custom Instagram Highlight Covers in PicMonkey

Graphics for Instagram

We have 6,000+ customizable graphics for your designing pleasure. Check out these sets and more:

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PicMonkey graphics gif

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Filters NOT on Insta
Filters NOT on Insta

Set yourself apart from the scroll and do your own thing with a unique look.

Boost your brand
Boost your brand

Oodles of ingenious ideas for making your brand stand out on Instagram.

Plan your grid layout
Plan your grid layout

“That’s so random,” no one will say after seeing your beautifully curated feed.

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