How to Put a Decorative Border Around Text Box in Word

We are ofttimes asked how to put a decorative border around text in word by new users. Putting border text in Microsoft Word is  not a hardened task at all. In a handful of methods, you can make border text in word. Border text aids you in making specific designs and styles of your documents.

When you intend to design a document file in Microsoft Word, you may need to apply a border in the entire paragraph or specific line. However, we have accumulated some easy steps in this context that will help you put a decorative border in the text. Even if you are a fresh user of MS Word, you can execute those steps easily too.

How to Put a Decorative Border Around the Text Box in Word

In this segment, we’ll discuss how to put a decorative border around text in word in three different ways. Look on below to notice how we do it.

How to Put a Decorative Border Around Text Box in Word

Method 1: Put a Border to a Definite Section of Text

You may need to create borders in certain sections of text if you wish to custom designs and  make it aesthetic. Follow the below directions to accomplish the procedure with ease.

Step 1: Select a section of text that you intend to gridle with a border.

Put a Border to a Definite Section of Text

Step 2: Select “Home” from the above menu bar.

Put a Border to a Definite Section of Text

Step 3: Now press on the border icon and then select “Border & shading.”

Put a Border to a Definite Section of Text

Step 4: Move to the “Border” Tab and then select “Style?” from below.” After selecting a style, choose “Text” under the “Apply to” section.

Put a Border to a Definite Section of Text

Step 5: From the Border tab, you can change color, Width, Shadow, and many more options that you intend to add.

Put a Border to a Definite Section of Text

Step 6: For executing shading, move to the “Shading” tab under the “Border & Shading” dialog box.

Put a Border to a Definite Section of Text

Method 2: Create Border to Entire Page of Text

To put Border to the entire page, follow the below direction how we have done it.

Step 1: Run Microsoft Word on your device and then select “Insert” from the above menu bar.

Create Border to Entire Page of Text

Step 2: Now select “Text Box” below and then choose “Draw Text Box.”

Create Border to Entire Page of Text

Step 3: Now draw a text box according to page size except margins.

Create Border to Entire Page of Text

Step 4: Press on the “Shape Format” and then select “Shape Outline” from the “Shape Styles” group.

Create Border to Entire Page of Text

Step 5: Now select “Weight” and then choose “More lines.”

Create Border to Entire Page of Text

Step 6: Choose the “Format Shape Pane” from where you can add color, Width, Compound type, and so on.

Create Border to Entire Page of Text

Step 7: Once you are pleased with your created border, close the tap and then keep the cursor on the Text Box and start writing.

Create Border to Entire Page of Text

Method 3: Creating Clip Art Border in Paragraph

Adding Clip Art Border in Paragraph is not a difficult task at all. Below, we have Illustrated how to create a Clipart border in Word Text.

Step 1: First, select “View” from the Word toolbar and then select “Insert.”

Creating Clip Art Border in Paragraph

Step 2: Now you will see the “Clipart” option below and press on it.

Creating Clip Art Border in Paragraph

Step 3: Search  “Border” at the top of the “Clipart” option and select what you intend to add.

Creating Clip Art Border in Paragraph

Final Verdict

We have demonstrated how to put a decorative border around text in word.  In the above, we have explained three different ways that you can execute without confronting any difficulties. Even if you are a new user, you can put a border in your text, paragraph, or full page by following the above-mentioned process.

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