How to Make Custom Advent Banners in the Online DesignerAdvent is a season observed in many churches. It is a time of waiting and preparation for Christmas. Lots of churches decorate for Advent using banners. Here are step by step instructions on how to create a custom Advent banner online. Go to our Advent banners page to get started. After you select your size, quantity and finishing options you can start designing your banner.
Pick a Design Method - Pick an Advent Banner Template
There are three different ways you can order Advent banners. You can pick a template, upload a file or work with a graphic designer. We will show you how to order a banner by selecting a template.
|Advent Banner Templates|
When you find a template that you want to customize, put your mouse over the template and click on the "Customize Template" button. This will take you into the online designer. All of the banner templates can be customized.
|Advent Banner Template in the Online Designer|
|Add Text, Add Clip Art, Upload Image and Add Backgrounds|
Click on the "Add CLIPART" button. This will open up a pop up of all of our clip art. Scroll down until you see the "Religion" category and click on it to view the images. Click on an image to add it to your design.
|Advent Clip Art Images|
Click on the "Add TEXT" button. A text box will appear in the online designer. You can either double click on the the text top open a pop up window, or you can click on the left sidebar and type in there. You can change the font and color of the text.
|Adding Text in the Online Designer|
Aligning Text and Clip Art Images
You can select a "Left Align" a "Center Align" or a "Right Align" by selecting the buttons on the left sidebar.
|Alignment Features for Text and Clip Art|
Click on the "Add BCKGND" button. This will open up a pop up of all of our backgrounds. Scroll down until you see the "Church Backgrounds" or "Purple Backgrounds" category. Click on a background and click the "Insert Background" button to add it to your design.
If you want to add any photographs or other images, click on the "Upload IMAGE" button. A pop up window will appear. Click on the "Select Files" button and upload the files from your computer. The image will appear in the online designer.
Once you have finished designing your banner, you can either click on the "Save for Later" button or the "Accept Design" button to begin the checkout process.
|Save for Later or Accept Design Buttons|