PixTeller: How to Make Dazzling Inspirational Images in 2021

By: | April 29, 2018 | Tags: , , , |

Are here for a PixTeller review?

PixTeller is a free graphic design tool with image template sizes for all social media sites. Also, you can animate your images.

PixTeller inspirational images

Do you need PixTeller graphic design tools?

Many free graphic design tools exist.

Turning a photo into a graphic has never been easier.

But, are your graphics as stunning as they can possibly be when you’re finished?

Recently, I read that the popularity of Instagram has revolutionized blogging.

Your images must be better than ever before.

The PixTeller graphic design tool can make your graphics look professional.

Also, this tool can make your Instagram posts look so dazzling people will be sure to consider your posts #InstaGreat.

After all, Instagram only shows the top 30% of liked posts to its user base.

You need yours to be among them to generate traffic and sales.

Let PixTeller help you.

Using the tool is easy, fast, and most of the many bells and whistles you’re offered are free.

This post will explain how to use PixTeller for blog post graphics and Instagram posts.

By following these instructions, you’ll be able to get your graphics to shine.

The post will conclude by comparing PixTeller to another popular graphic-editing tool for bloggers, Canva.

Make sure you get to the end of the post. The folks over at PixTeller have a special surprise for Mostly Blogging’s readers– a giveaway of free premium accounts.

Update: The contest is over.

Let’s dive in.

What is PixTeller?

PixTeller is an easy-to-use graphic design tool you can use to create or customize any image in seconds.

Design engaging images, social media covers, banners, digital ads, print materials or any other design in seconds.

According to the developer, PixTeller was created with a new perspective, with ease of use in mind.

PixTeller is a tool that simplifies the design process from start to end so it can be used by any marketer from the digital industry, any blogger or website owner, as well as anyone who needs designs for personal or business use.

With PixTeller, you can replace anything from images and shapes to text and colors using its Design Editor.

Get inspired by a great variety of public designs and templates that you can use to create new personalized designs just in seconds.

You can use any one of a tremendous number of design choices, or you can create your own design from scratch. The tutorial in this review will show you how to do both.

Why You Need PixTeller

  • New pre-made designs are available each month.
  • Over one million Embedded Photos and Illustrations exist throughout the PixTeller Editor.
  • There are over 100,000 Embedded Shapes & Icons throughout PixTeller’s Editor as well.
  • Unlimited storage
  • Smart resize.
  • Custom fonts.
  • Download PNG, JPEG or PDF.
  • Gradient colors.
  • You can filter your template search by color. For example, bright colors do well on Pinterest. If you want to narrow the enormous amount of choices PixTeller gives you, you can do so by searching only for certain color templates. PixTeller Can you tell I searched for red templates? Notice the palette choices are visible on the left of the screenshot.
  • Transparent PNG.
  • Multipage attributes.
  • Unique text properties.
  • Masking and clipping crop image techniques.
  • Use or edit your designs from any modern browser.
  • You can change or upload your font.
  • There is an undo last action button in case you make a mistake.
  • PixTeller is easy, but a video exists in case you need help. 

  • PixTeller’s blog has many helpful articles about how to use PixTeller to make professional-looking creations.
  • Many Mother’s Day templates are available.
  • Using this tool is fast! You’re able to save your graphic designs for reuse or to easily make modifications later on.
  • All the public designs and templates available on PixTeller Editor are under the Creative Commons Zero license.

This means that you can copy, modify, distribute and use the designs for free (with PixTeller watermark for free users), including for commercial purposes, without asking for permission from PixTeller. No attribution is required to PixTeller or to the third-party services that they use.

You absolutely would be safe copyright-wise when you use a PixTeller creation, as long as that creation just contains elements that you searched for from within the PixTeller Editor or PixTeller’s templates.

How to Use PixTeller: A Tutorial

Go to PixTeller.com. Click “Start Designing.” Log in using either your Facebook or Google account information.

Project 1: Blog Graphic on the Forever Free Plan

Step 1: Click “Pinterest Post.”

Step 2: Click on a template you want to modify. Scroll down. Click “Use” to find yourself in Edit mode.

Step 3: Once in Edit mode, I resized the pixels to a vertical of 1024 which I knew would be fine for a blog graphic at WordPress or Twitter. PizxTellerThe screenshot shows your PixTeller dashboard and where you would go to change the dimensions of your image. Page Properties allows you to change the dimensions.

Step 4: I modified the words, resized the text boxes, and moved them around.

Step 5: I titled my project, saved my creation for future use, and downloaded the graphic to my computer. When you download, your choices are .png, .jpg, or pdf. When downloading, you’ll be asked if you want to upgrade to a paid plan. If you don’t, click “Download anyway.”


Easy and Quick!

Note: Borders are available to you if you want a frame around your graphic.

Project 2: Instagram Post on the Forever Free Plan:

Step 1: Click “Instagram Square.”

Step 2: Scroll through the choices. Find one you like and click.

Step 3: Click “Use” and modify. I changed the text, bolded the font at the bottom, and made the text box wider at the bottom.

PixTellerOf course, like with any graphic design program, you can change the font colors and styles. I was going to make the letters in the bottom box red, but I didn’t want to detract from the red heart. PixTeller has a great many inspirational images like this.

I’d planned to design my own to show you how you can design your own graphic, but this was too perfect for my needs to pass up. PixTeller definitely has the best quotes images.

Project 3: Blog Graphic with the Premium Plan

Go to PixTeller.com. Scroll down to “Create from Scratch.”

Once I was in Edit Mode, I titled my design. and changed the dimensions.

Step 1: I brought up the color palette. I chose a brought color that would stand out on Pinterest. You can turn down the opacity if you choose. I kept the color as it was.

Step 2: I added an image. I clicked “Add as Background.”

Step 3: I went to “Filters and Effects” and chose “Cross process.”

Step 4: I set Image Capacity to 70.

Step 5: I chose, modified, and enlarged the text. Note: You can even upload your own text even though many styles are available to you. You can change the letter spacing if you desire.

Make best inspirational images with PixTeller

I have a blog graphic coming up on earning money online with static pages. It’s perfect!

PixTeller Testimonials

What publications say:

According to TechCrunch, PixTeller makes designers almost obsolete.

Impactcee.com calls PixTeller a “foolproof graphic design tool.”

Whats New On The Net claims PixTeller fuses innovation, technology, creation, and fun.

What customers say:*
MD Folio – Design for social media made easy with @PixTeller.

Katherine Dell – PixTeller I’m addicted to this site! A must for writers and bloggers who want beautiful images for their posts.


The basic plan, called “Forever Free,” costs nothing.

The Forever Free Plan includes the following:

  1. Main Editor Features
  2. Unlimited Storage
  3. Over one million free photos
  4. Over 10,000 free shapes

You can upgrade to a premium plan which costs $9 per month or $47 per year. You can also pay a one-time fee of $149.

The premium plan comes with the following:

  1. All Editor Features
  2. Unlimited Storage
  3. Over one million free photos
  4. Over 100,000 free shapes
  5. Access to all designs.
  6. Color Gradients
  7. Transparent PNG
  8. Custom Fonts
  9. Save as Private

How to Get PixTeller:

  1. You can win one of the free giveaways! As explained in the introduction, the good people over at PixTeller have given Mostly Blogging’s reader 4 codes for premium accounts. Comment in the comments section that you’d like to be entered in the drawing, and I will randomly choose 4 commenters. I will email the winners the code and the easy instructions for redeeming the code. UPDATE: The giveaway ended.
  2. Go to PixTeller.com and create an account.

Wrapping Up: PixTeller Inspirational Images

I realize Canva.com is a popular graphics editing site among bloggers. I enjoy using Canva too. However, I feel I am running out of free selections for templates on Canva. I don’t know if it’s possible to run out of selections on PixTeller.

I enjoyed myself immensely getting to know the PixTeller graphic design tool. This review only scratched the surface of all that’s possible with this tool, Going forward, I look forward to uncovering more of PixTeller’s treasures.

Note: This is a sponsored post but opinions herein are my own.

Readers, please share this review so other content creators learn about PixTeller’s gems.

How does PixTeller sound in comparison to your current graphic design program? Do you think you might try PixTeller for your blog graphics or inspirational images?

Don’t forget, 4 random commenters will be selected for premium accounts.


Customer testimonials provided by PixTeller


PixTeller created a way to animate your videos.

Would you like to see one?

Animated images are trendy in 2020!

Check this out:

PixTeller FAQ

Is Canva free?

Canva has a free version, but the paid plan offers more options.

How do you use a PixTeller?

PixTeller graphic design tool offers easy drag and drop and editing technology.

How do I create a moving image?

When you use PixTeller to make a still graphic, you get an option to animate your graphic. Just click to animate.

  1. GettingOlder

    I use LOTS of graphics for blogs and Pinterest and it can take up a lot of time. Having templates and quick edits sounds perfect.

    • Janice Wald

      I agree. Making graphics can be time-consuming. Using PixTeller is fast! Since I discovered it, I’ve made many Instagram inspirational quotes and my Instagram following is growing as a result.
      Thanks for your comments. You’re officially entered in the PixTeller giveaway!

  2. Jeanette S. Hall

    Even a color blind person might make great use of this product (I know I am going to!) I would definitely like to be entered into the drawing, please.

    Thank you for discovering and then sharing your find with all of us in the blogosphere!

    • Janice Wald

      I love your comment “Even a color blind person…” Thank you! You are officially entered!

  3. Andrea

    I’m only mildly familiar with Canva, but this tool seems like a great option. I think it might be better for someone like me, who is graphically challenged at the best of times!

    • Janice Wald

      Hi Andrea,
      Thank you for commenting. I am like you. I always try to improve my photography but it’s an uphill climb. PixTellr’s photos don’t look “cheesy.” They look cool!

    • Janice Wald

      Congrats! You won the prize! I will contact you by email for further instructions.

      • Andrea

        Oh wow! Thank you so much! I’m seriously so excited! I’ve never won anything!

        • Janice Wald

          Hooray! I’m happy for you Andrea! You know what they say, “There is a first time for everything.”

  4. Andria Perry

    I have never used any, this would be new to me. Thanks for the chance to win .

    • Janice Wald

      Thank you for commenting; you are officially entered, but remember, win or lose, PixTeller does have a free plan. Good to see you Andria. Thanks for coming by.

  5. The Recipe Hunter

    I would love to try this tool. Using Canva but also found running out ot free options. I always use images in my posts but would love more options.
    This may just be the best one I have seen to replace Canva with

    • Janice Wald

      Hi Esme,
      Not only does PixTeller have many free photos and templates, they are constantly adding to their collection. Thanks for commenting. You’re entered in the contest for the premium plan!

      • The Recipe Hunter

        Hi Janice, WOW, thanks that’s awesome for entering me for this contest. This will now truly be the cherry on the cake should I get to win this! 🙂 🙂

        • Janice Wald

          Congratulations Esme! You won one of the Lifetime premium accounts of PixTeller! I will contact you by email with further instructions.

          • The Recipe Hunter

            WOW – This is absolutely incredible and overwhelming awesome. Thank you, Janice.

  6. Ryan Biddulph

    Rocking stuff Janice! Pix Teller is super duper useful these days as sites like Pinterest and Instagram really take off. I for one am on the IG bandwagon big time now because I love sharing images from my travels through New Zealand. I also see the difference in engagement rates when I doctor the photos a wee bit with filters or other edits. Folks love some flair, some pizzazz, and it seems like this tool helps you achieve that end. Thanks for sharing 🙂


    • Janice Wald

      Hi Ryan,
      Thanks for writing. You shared Instagram tips here– add filters to your Instagram photos. Thanks!

  7. Tina Frisco

    Fabulous post, Janice. Count me in! Thanks so much for sharing ❤️

    • Janice Wald

      Hi Tina,
      I am glad you enjoyed my PixTeller review. “Fabulous” : High praise; thank you. You are officially entered in the drawing for the premium account.

      • Tina Frisco

        All of your posts are fabulous, Janice. They’re well-researched and full of useful information. I appreciate the time and effort you put into preparing them ❤️

    • Janice Wald

      Hi Wendy,
      Win or lose, you can still try PixTeller for free. Thanks to these comments, you’re entered in the drawing for the premium plan.

    • Janice Wald

      Congratulations, Wendy! You won the premium Lifetime account. I’ll contact you by email for further instructions.

  8. Bruce

    Hi Janice,

    Thanks for the share

    This is the first time I am hearing about this. I know it will make my Pinterest marketing much easier. I have a few blogs that get some traffic from Pinterest but creating great images can be hard. This will make it much easier.

    Canva has been good to me but it seems this one is even better. On TechCrunch’s statement that PixTeller will make graphic designers obsolete, I do not think so. It will instead make their jobs much easier. No matter what automation comes along, people just never bother to tackle these tasks by themselves and prefer to give them to a pro instead.

    Thanks for sharing! On to check PixTeller out.



    • Janice Wald

      Hi Bruce,
      I read your YouTube link since it came in with your comment. I still have a long way to go to benefit from my competitors in any area. That strategy makes sense. I wanted to comment but couldn’t find a comment box.
      Thank you for your thoughtful comments here. I am throwing in the towel when it comes to creating great photos and graphic designs and letting PixTeller do the heavy lifting. Thanks for writing. You’re entered in the drawing for the premium plan.

  9. Terri Webster Schrandt

    This is intriguing, Janice, but it seems similar to both Canva and PicMonkey. I use Canva infrequently but use PicMonkey constantly now, as I have a premium account, which costs the same as this. Great article and useful tips for those looking for a good graphic design option.

    • Janice Wald

      Hi Terri,
      Thanks for calling my article “great.” Much appreciated. I used PicMonkey sporadically. Since they started charging, I haven’t used it at all. I am enjoying my PixTeller account. If you win the premium plan, you can compare it to PicMonkey’s plan. Thanks for writing. I am happy you’re back in the “blogging” game.

  10. akshay

    Your good knowledge and kindness in playing with all the pieces were very useful.

    • Janice Wald

      Hi Akshay,
      I’m glad you enjoyed my PixTeller review. Thanks for writing to tell me.

  11. Nancy E. Head

    What great advice. Thanks for posting. This is something I’ve never even thought to try. God bless!

    • Janice Wald

      Hi Nancy,
      You should try PixTeller. Win or lose the contest, the Forever free plan is great. Thanks for entering by commenting.

  12. Penelope Silvers

    Wow! Another great product to try. I use Adobe Spark exclusively, but have tried many others. The idea of a template is very tempting. Thanks for sharing!

    • Janice Wald

      Hi Penelope,
      You’re the second person to recommend Adobe Spark. The other person said it was a free app but I couldn’t find it at the App Store for the iPhone. Is it a free app for the iPhone? Thanks,

      • Penelope Silvers

        Hi Janice, Did you get my reply? I typed it up, but it didn’t show up at all. ???

        • Janice Wald

          Give me a few minutes to get to a computer and then I will click the link. I am intrigued.

        • Janice Wald

          Is adobe spark a music app? I click the link and that’s what it looks like but I am on my phone.

        • Janice Wald

          Off to sleep on a school night. I will check when I get an opportunity. Thank you for trying to help me.

        • Janice Wald

          Hi Penelope,
          1. Are you in Arkansas?
          2. I’m excited about the Adobe Spark app. I’ll pursue it when I’m not at school and download. Thank you.

          • Janice Wald

            I am loving Adobe Spark. Thanks for letting me know about it.

  13. Carol Taylor

    Another great post Janice..I use Canva which is easy to use but sometimes they are lacking on free options..This new app sounds cool and I would love to be entered in the draw…Thank you Janice ?x

  14. Robbie Pink

    Thank you for the opportunity to win this great prize! Good luck to everyone!

    PixTeller looks awesome! I use graphics, but not as much as I like because I have trouble finding or creating what I really want. this may be just the answer to my problem!

    thanks again!

    • Janice Wald

      Hi Robbie,
      This tool definitely answers our needs; even the free version does. Good luck in the contest and thanks for playing.

      • Robbie Pink

        Thank you, Janice!
        (I just saw this!)
        I’m really excited about this program, I can definitely use it, even the free version!
        (aka RobbyeFaye, aka Robbye)

  15. Jennifer Jones

    Thanks for this post.!i do struggle with creating professional graphics for my blog. I plan to follow your instructions. This is exactly what I need!

    • Janice Wald

      Hi Jennifer,
      I am glad this post was timely for you. Thanks for writing to tell me. You’re officially entered in the drawing.

  16. John Reynold Loberiza

    I am currently using Canva on my Android tablet most of the time. But I am always open for an alternative. Although Pixteller doesn’t have an Andoid app, the web app is awesome.

    I already tried it on my android and it works well.

    I sure love to included in the draw, if I’m not too late yet. 🙂

    • Janice Wald

      Hi John,
      Congratulations! You won the PixTeller premium account. I’ll contact you by email with further instructions.

      • John Reynold Loberiza

        Thank you very much, Janice.
        I already made my first graphics using Pixteller. It’s a greeting for the Mother’s Day for my beautiful wife and guess what.

        I was able to make a design for a mug using Pixteller.

        Currently I am making a blog about it and submit on bitlanders, and going to make another one for my personal blog.

        Thank you very much once again.

        • Janice Wald

          Hey John since you found out about this tool through my article could you please link to my article? I’d be quite grateful. Congratulations again.

        • Janice Wald

          If you link to mean your post, please send it to me so I can see. I will promote it for you. Thank you.

  17. Janice Wald

    The contest is officially closed. I am announcing the winners of the 4 premium PixTeller accounts:
    The winners are
    Andrea, Esme, Wendy, and John.
    Thanks for participating!

    • Janice Wald

      That’s really classy of you Robbie. On behalf of the winners, thank you.

  18. Janice Wald

    Everyone who did not win the premium account, I want to remind you the free PixTeller account has many terrific perks. You can still have fun making professional-looking blog graphics and Instagram posts.
    If you haven’t already, sign up at https://pixteller.com/.
    Thanks for participating.

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