Instagram Story Maker

Make stunning designs with PicMonkey's Instagram Story maker. You'll be amazed at what you can create — no design skills required.

How to make an Instagram Story

Pick a template

Choose an Instagram Story design that you like from PicMonkey’s templates library.

Add photos

Replace photos with your own or from our stock photo library.


Replace text with your own, and customize color, size, and text effects.


Export or share to all your social channels.

Why use PicMonkey for design and photo editing?

Minimal learning curve

Our easy and intuitive tools allow you to start editing photos and creating spectacular designs immediately, no matter your skill level.

Extensive feature set

Start with a professionally designed template or take advantage of our high-powered tools to make custom images from scratch.

So much for so little

Get everything you need to create fabulous images for one low subscription price, with no one-off purchases or hidden costs.

Create with graphics

We’ve got thousands of awesome graphics in a multitude of styles, shapes, and sizes that you can use to create designs that will get noticed.

See our graphics

Create with stock photos

We’ve got tons of gorgeous, authentic stock photos taken by some of the best photographers in the world that you can use to create a truly unique image.

See our stock photos

Making Instagram Stories in PicMonkey

Need to up your Instagram Story game? The only answer to that is “yes.”You know the basics by now (if not, don’t let on because you’ll pick them up in a snap) — Stories are Instagram posts that disappear 24 hours after you post them. They’re great for getting in front of followers because Instagram Stories sit at the top of your followers’ feeds, and often get repeated again as they scroll. Let's make some...

Read the Instagram Story maker tutorial