Aesthetic Backgrounds

Texture, watercolor, or nature: Grab a beautiful aesthetic background stock photo for your design right from the Unsplash library in the PicMonkey editor.

Try an aesthetic background photo in a template

With 1000s of designer-crafted templates at your fingertips, creating a gorgeous post, banner, or ad is beautifully simple. To quickly customize, just replace any of the existing photos in the template with the stock photo of your choice.

Powerful features for creating stunning designs

Mighty photo editing

Crop, magic resize, adjust, brighten...so many ways to shine.

1000s of graphics

Choose from over 6,000 vector graphics that are fully customizable.

Textures & effects

100s of textures and effects mean a custom look every time.

Real-time collaboration

Co-edit with others, leave comments, and share files.

Cloud storage

Your designs autosave as you create so you never lose your work.

Tips & Tutorials

We’ll show how to use it all with articles and videos.

Design beautifully with aesthetic background stock photos

Use a stock photo as a beautiful background to your design. You can choose from a variety of photos that work wonderfully to support your creative vision. Think: photos of marble, a brick wall, a forest, sky, water, painted scenes, industrial textures, fur. And in PicMonkey you can customize whatever aesthetic background you choose by changing the color, erasing parts, applying effects, or increasing the opacity. Together, Unsplash stock photos and PicMonkey make a great team when it comes to creating professional-looking designs quickly and easily. Make social media posts, digital marketing assets, website banners, display ads, flyers, posters, business cards, and so much more. With stock photos available in the editor, there’s no need to go anywhere else to find the perfect photo to add to your design. Just search, choose, and customize however you like. Best of all, our stock photos are free to subscribers, and require no attribution to the photographer—even for commercial purposes!

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