Don’t miss this FREE bundle of romantic Valentine’s frames and filters for creating super-cute social media posts.
This mega bundle of clip art includes 30+ frames, borders, filters, and illustrations you can use to design lust-worthy posts for Valentine’s Day.
We’ll also look at how you can easily animate your designs using online app Shutterstock Create, to bring even more kooky charm to these folk art-inspired illustrations. Scroll down to the bottom of the article for a simple tutorial on how to create animated designs for social media posts.
What’s Included in Your FREE Valentine’s Frames Bundle
Inside your FREE Valentine’s bundle, you’ll find a whopping 30+ vector frames, borders, and clip art illustrations that you can use to create static or animated social media designs. Make sure to tag your crush!
Your Valentine’s freebie bundle is really easy to use. The designs included are provided as vector EPS illustrations, which can be edited using vector software, and also as transparent background PNG images, which can be used straightaway on social media designs.
Scroll to the bottom of the article for a quick three-step Shutterstock Create tutorial for creating an animated Instagram post. Use your freebie to create something truly special and unique for this most romantic of holidays.
FREE Valentine’s Frames and Filters Preview
Below, you can preview the frames and clip art included in your free downloadable pack. The elements can be used as standalone static designs, or animated to create a design that’s sure to win them over on February 14th!
How to Download Your FREE Valentine’s Day Bundle
Simply click the button below to download your free Valentine’s frames and illustrations pack. Once the ZIP file is downloaded, double-click to open your freebie.
Inside the download, you’ll find two folders containing editable vector EPS files, and high-resolution PNG images. The PNG versions have transparent backgrounds, meaning they can be applied directly to any design.
This FREE download also includes a license document that covers the way you can use these illustrations.
By downloading this FREE clip art bundle, you agree not to resell or redistribute these assets.
How to Create an Animated Instagram Post Using Shutterstock Create
It’s so fun and simple to add quirky animation to your photos. Whether it’s a self-love selfie or a candid couple portrait, you can really amp up the romance with animated frames, filters, and clip art. In this beginner’s three-step tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an animated Instagram post using your freebie bundle and a photo of your choice.
We’ll be using online app Shutterstock Create to create the post design and, by the end, you’ll have a high-resolution GIF or video version of the design for sharing online.
Create an animated social media post in just three simple steps with Shutterstock Create.
Go to Shutterstock Create and click on Instagram Post from the blank canvas options.
Go to Images > Upload and choose a photo from your computer. Click to drop it onto the canvas. Then also Upload one of the frames from the folder called “PNG Images_without backgrounds” in your freebie download. Drop the frame onto the canvas and size to fit.
With the frame selected, click on the Fade & blend icon at the top-right of the workspace. Choose a Blend mode which allows both the photo to be visible and the color of the frame to remain intact, such as Hardlight.
For extra definition in the photo, you can Duplicate the photo and place it on top of the illustrated frame, setting the Blend mode to Overlay.
Go back to Images > Upload and this time upload a clip art illustration from the folder of PNG images. Drop as many of these onto the canvas as you like.
Now for the fun part! Click on the Animate icon at the top-right of the top controls panel. Select the illustration(s) you want to animate, and choose from the Entrance or Looping options available.
When you’ve finished animating your design, click on the red Download button. Choose MP4 video or GIF animated image for high-resolution, animated versions of your design that are ready to upload to your social media account.
Awesome job! You can apply different animation effects to different illustrations and photos to create unique designs. Experiment and get creative! Your Valentine’s crush will no doubt appreciate the effort.
License this cover image photo via contributor Khosro.