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Make a Letter, Alphabet, or Text Photo Collage in 60 Seconds

by FigrCollage Team | Last updated June 8, 2020

Make Letter Photo Collage

Are you looking to make a very personalized photo-decorative?

How about making a photo collage depicting the letters of a person's name?

In this post, we will show you how to make a letter photo collage. You will learn to make a photo collage for an individual alphabet or a text.

We will provide step-by-step instructions demonstrating the creation of a letter photo collage.

Anyone can do it — no design background, no expertise required!

Here's a bunch of letter/alphabet photo collages made using FigrCollage:

Letter Photo Pile Collage

Letter photo pile collage

Letter photo pile collage

Letter photo pile collage with pictures masked using the letter shape

Letter photo pile collage with pictures masked using the letter shape

Letter photo pile collage with pictures placed at the letter edges only

Letter photo pile collage with pictures placed at the letter edges only

Letter photo pile collage with pictures placed outside the letter

Letter photo pile collage with pictures placed outside the letter

Letter photo pile collage with pictures placed outside the letter as well as masked using the letter

Letter photo pile collage with pictures placed outside the letter as well as masked using the letter

Alphabet Photo Grid Collage

Alphabet photo grid collage

Alphabet photo grid collage

Alphabet photo grid collage with pictures masked using the alphabet

Alphabet photo grid collage with pictures masked using the alphabet

Alphabet photo grid collage with pictures placed at the alphabet edges only

Alphabet photo grid collage with pictures placed at the alphabet edges only

Alphabet photo grid collage with pictures placed outside the alphabet

Alphabet photo grid collage with pictures placed outside the alphabet

Alphabet photo grid collage with pictures placed outside the alphabet as well as masked using the alphabet

Alphabet photo grid collage with pictures placed outside the alphabet as well as masked using the alphabet

Letter Photo Collage Made Using a Grid of Circles

Letter collage made using a grid of circles

Letter collage made using a grid of circles

Letter collage made using a grid of circles and masked using letter

Letter collage made using a grid of circles and masked using letter

Alphabet Photo Collage Made Using a Grid of Hexagons

Alphabet collage made using a grid of hexagons

Alphabet collage made using a grid of hexagons

Alphabet collage made using a grid of hexagons and masked using the alphabet

Alphabet collage made using a grid of hexagons and masked using the alphabet

Before we look at the steps used to make the alphabet collages shown above, please download and install FigrCollage. It takes less than a minute to download and complete the installation.

Make a Letter Collage - Step by Step Instructions

Let's see how to make a collage from letters of DIY.

We'll use screenshots of Windows PC app for this demo. Still, Mac users can follow the same steps because interface and functionality are similar on both platforms.

DIY Letter Photo Collage

1. Open FigrCollage software, and click "Use Text" as the shape as shown in the screenshot below. Enter the letter, word, or text that you want to turn into a photo collage. For this example, we will make a collage for "DIY". You may want to set a font for your text.

Open FigrCollage and use letters of text as shape

2. Add Pictures to use in the collage. For this example, we have used pictures of flowers.

Add pictures to the letter photo collage

3. Select the "Freeform" cell style and "Default" cell placement, and then click "Generate Collage" to build your letter photo collage.

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You can select different cell styles and cell placements, as shown in the table below to create various types of number shape collages.

Cell Placement =
Default

Cell Placement =
Shape Edges Only

Cell Placement =
Shape Masked

Cell Style =
Freeform

Letter photo collage
Letter photo collage with pictures placed at the letter edges only
Letter photo collage with pictures masked using the letter shape

Cell Style = Rectangular

Alphabet photo collage
Alphabet photo collage with pictures placed at the alphabet edges only
Alphabet photo collage with pictures masked using the alphabet

Cell Style = Hexagonal

Heart shape collage made using a grid of hexagons
Letter photo collage with pictures placed at the letter edges only
Heart shape collage made using a grid of hexagons and masked using the heart shape

Cell Style =
Circular

Heart shape collage made using a grid of circles
Letter photo collage with pictures placed at the alphabet edges only
Heart shape collage made using a grid of circles and masked using the heart shape

Cell Placement =
Default

Cell Placement =
Shape Edges Only

Cell Placement =
Shape Masked

4. If you'd like to place pictures outside the letters, then invert shape as shown in the screenshot below and regenerate the collage.

DIY letter photo collage with pictures placed outside

5. How to print the letter photo collage you've created — First, export your collage to a JPG, PNG, or TIFF image as shown in the screenshot below. Second, print the JPG using a local printer, an online printing service, or an in-store printing service.

Print letter photo collage

Want to see the above in action?  Here's a 60-second video:

Tweet This Letter Photo Collage Making Method

Here's another example of using Rectangular, Circular, or Hexagonal cell styles in FigrCollage to make letter shaped photo collages:

Letter Collage Options
Tweet This Letter Photo Collage Making Method

So, the next time you need to make a letter shaped collage from your photos — use FigrCollage! 

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