Instagram Story Maker
Power your Story feed with help from our Instagram Story maker tools. Easily customize professional templates and create eye-catching, engagement-boosting Instagram Stories. Every. Single. Time.
How to make an Instagram Story
1. Open a template
2. Swap photos
Replace the template's photos with your own. Need some? Our stock photo & video library is here to help.
3. Customize the design
Make your design pop with photo & text effects. Add graphics to match your vibe, and easily re-arrange design elements on your canvas.
4. Share to Insta
Download your final work (or email to yourself from PicMonkey). Then upload to Instagram and smile wide as your engagement skyrockets.
Did we mention our Instagram Story maker has everything?
Simple to sophisticated
Come for the one-click magic, stay for the high-end capabilities.
Create images your way
Powerful photo effects & realistic textures let you transform images however you want.
Top-shelf animation effects
Bring your Stories to life with an arsenal of animation effects and customization options.
Make gorgeous Story collages
Stand out from the crowd with flexible collage layouts, ready-and-waiting for your photos.
FAQs about making Instagram Stories
How do I make a collage on my Instagram story?
Just open one of PicMonkey's IG Story collage templates. There are dozens of collage layouts to choose from, and you can add or delete cells as you need. Talk about one heck of a look!
How do I make an Instagram Story background color?
Instead of a template, start with a pre-sized blank canvas (1080 x 1920 pixels). Select your background layer and click Change color on the left tools menu. Choose from solid or gradient colors.