Create Amazing Flyers As You Learn Graphic Design



Step 13: Rounded Rectangle

Go back to Shapes and select the 6th Icon in Recently Used Shapes.

Draw the Rectangle.

You will notice on the right side of it there is a Yellow Diamond.

Click on it and drag to change the Radius of the Rounded Corners.

Release when you have the desired look.

Set the Fill to "White" and the Stroke to a "Dark Green".

Florist Flyer Rounded Rectangle Background
Microsoft Word 2007 Florist Flyer Rounded Rectangle Background


Step 14: Add Text

Go back to the Ribbon and select the Insert Tab.
Microsoft Word 2007 Text Group
Microsoft Word 2007 Text Group

Then go to the Text Group and select Text Box.



Step 15: Insert Text Box

Microsoft Word 2007 Text Box Options
Microsoft Word 2007 Text Box Options

Choose Simple Text Box from the drop down menu which will put a ready made Text Box into your document, or select Draw Text Box to create your own.

You will also notice that the Ribbon has changed to the Format Tab which showcases the Text Box Tools.

Start typing the Company Title which is: "Amaya's Flower Garden".



Step 16: Edit Font

Go back to the Home Tab and go to the Font Group. Select the Down Arrow next to "Calibri".
Microsoft Word 2007 Font Group
Microsoft Word 2007 Font Group

In this case the Font Family is "Harlow Solid Italic" and the Font Size is "48".



Step 17: Format Text Box

Select the Text Box.

While holding the mouse directly over the Text Box Outline, right click and select Format Text Box from the menu that appears.

Microsoft Word 2007 Format Text Box
Microsoft Word 2007
Format Text Box

This opens the Format Text Box Window.

Microsoft Word 2007 Colors and Lines Tab
Microsoft Word 2007 Colors and Lines Tab


Step 18: Text Box Transparency

In the Fill Section, set Transparency to "100%" and in the Line Section you can set Color to "No Color". Then click OK.

This is what the Flyer Title would look like:

Florist Flyer Background with Title
Microsoft Word 2007
Florist Flyer Background with Title


Step 19: Add New Text

Next add the company address - "89 Adrienne Lane, Alyssatown, Fl 34332, Tel. 555.111.2323, Fax 555.111.4434".

Create a new Text Box for each block of Text.

Use the Font Family "Segoe Print" which is a free Font that was downloaded at www.FontFreak.com.

Style is "Normal", Size is "16" and Layout is "Centered".

Microsoft Word 2007 Paragraph Group
Microsoft Word 2007 Paragraph Group

Some of the Text on the Flyer is made larger and bold for emphasis.

Step 20: Alignment

Microsoft Word 2007 Center Icon
Microsoft
Word 2007
Center Icon
Go to the Paragraph Group and select the Center Icon.

Microsoft Word 2007 Line and Spacing Icon
Microsoft
Word 2007
Line and
Spacing Icon
Then select the Line and Spacing Icon and choose "Line Spacing Options" from the drop down menu.

Microsoft Word 2007 Line Spacing Options
Microsoft Word 2007 Line Spacing Options


Step 21: Line Spacing

This will bring up the Paragraph Window.
Microsoft Word 2007 Paragraph Window
Microsoft Word 2007 Paragraph Window

Go to the Spacing Section, select the down arrow under Line Spacing, choose "Exactly".

Set "At" to "20pt".

Change "After" to "6pt".

Click OK.