Add frames to your photos for free in minutes.

Add frames to your images with Adobe Express by exploring professionally designed templates or creating your original design.

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Make a personalized image with a frame for free.

Adobe Express offers plenty of ways to handcraft your original frame. Explore the creative tools available to you in your Adobe Express workspace that allow you to use icons, colors, imagery, and more to add a frame to your design. You can also explore our Adobe Express template library, loaded with thousands of professionally designed examples to kickstart your creativity. Search for frame templates for family photos, holiday or greeting cards, social media posts, and so much more. Find a frame you love, upload your image, and then share your design instantly across any channel, any device.

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How to add photo frames to your images.

Upload your main image from your photo library or select a stock image to feature in your design.
Explore the many ways you can use shapes, colors, text, icons, and premade options to create the perfect frame for your design.
Instantly download your design to share with your friends, family, and followers in minutes.

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Make a frame using design elements.

Select from the Adobe Express extensive library of icons, design assets, and shapes. Type in search terms such as frame, rectangle, flourish, or another keyword related to your creative vision. Drop in the icon, adjust the size, and switch up the color to match your design.

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Turn an image into a frame.

Add an image from your library or our Adobe Express stock photo gallery. Pin the photo to the background to make it the frame. Then add another photo, an opaque icon shape, or text box on top and scale the image down to reveal the photo border underneath. Repeat as necessary to create multiple frames and shapes within your design.

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Use the background to make a frame.

Choose your custom color for the background of your canvas, then drop a photo into your design to Move Freely. Scale your picture down to reveal the colored canvas underneath, creating a frame effect. You can also use the Layout option to create a border of another color. Add icons or text on top of the image to create depth.

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Over 100,000 templates & assets to start from.

Get inspired and save time with expertly designed templates to get you started. Adobe Express has an ever-growing collection of portrait, landscape, square, and vertical templates to create designs that stand out on any channel, any device.

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Frequently asked questions.

Are the frames adjustable or customizable?
Adobe Express makes it both fun and easy to adjust and customize frames. Change the size, orientation, transparency, and more. When you select a frame from our Shape library, you can even adjust the color. There are countless ways to personalize frames using our quick, intuitive editing tools.
Can I add frames to my Instagram photo?
Adobe Express specializes in making standout social media content, so you can make frames for your Instagram photos with ease. Choose whichever size canvas you need for Instagram (square post, story, portrait, etc.) and then add your image to it. Easily add a frame using the Shapes or Design Elements libraries, or by layering images. There are lots of options so you can achieve your desired effect in the way that works best for you.
Can I add frames to videos with Adobe Express?
Easily add frames to videos using the Adobe Express mobile app. Select from shapes, design elements, animated stickers, and much more to create the perfect frame for your video.
Does the size or quality change after adding frames to the photos?
You can start your project using the original size of your photo so you can then download your final design without changing the size or quality. On your desktop device, start a new project using the “From your photo” option. On the mobile app, start with a photo from your device’s library and choose “Original size” to maintain the dimensions.
Can I use Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Yes, we have a free plan available for anyone. Enjoy everything you need to stand out, including dozens of quick action tools, thousands of templates, photo editing and effects, and much more. Explore our plans and pricing for details.