FREE BACKGROUNDS & IMAGES & STOCK IMAGES FOR PURCHASE
We realize the importance of finding that perfect image for your print piece. That's why we offer both Free stock backgrounds and also access to cost effective Stock Images when utilizing our graphic design & print services*. The FREE backgrounds are available for a variety of industry categories and can be accessed both through the Design OnLine tool and through the links at the bottom of the page. *Note: We are unable to provide images for those who are submitting "Ready to Print" files as that does not qualify as "design & print". But you can still visit Fotolia through our link to buy images on your own.

 

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When you DESIGN ONLINE:
Both the FREE backgrounds and the Fotolia Stock Images for purchase are accessed through the designer. The Free Backgrounds (click the Templates tab in the designer) have been designed for the particular product & size and are more than just a raw image. They convey a built in look to your piece, so they are a great starting place for design.

 

The Fotolia Stock Images (click the Image Gallery then Fotolia Images tabs in the designer) are available from Fotolia.com, an online source for millions of Royalty Free stock photos. The normal currency for purchasing images are credits bought through their website but when using our Design OnLine feature, the cost will just be added to your order. The number of credits for each image varies according to the particular image and the size.  Our cost to you for images is only $1.50 per credit which reflects our bulk pricing discount resulting in a savings to you compared to if you bought the image online yourself. The cost for the chosen image will show up when it is placed in your design under the Properties Tool Display. Typically, medium size images are what place into your design initially and many times these can be found in the $1-6 price range. When you scale the image up or down in your design, any change in price for the image will be reflected in the Properties Tool Display so you always know the price of your image(s) before you finalize your design.

 

When you HIRE AN A'DEAS DESIGNER:
When we design for you, you may also choose from the FREE backgrounds and the Fotolia Stock Images but you will access them differently.  
 
To see the Free Backgrounds available for a specific product, just use the blue links at the bottom of the page. Simply make note of the background name to include with your instructions to the designer.
 
To use the Fotolia Stock Images, just use any link to the Fotolia site to browse the images and make your choices. Include each image # with your instructions to the designer and we will download the image in the proper size to use in your design. Purchasing your images through us can save you money in two ways: 1) Our designer will know exactly what size image to download for your project and 2) our cost to you for images is only $1 per credit. On your own, the same image will most likely cost you up to 40% more. Any images used in your design will be available in your portfolio for you to use again when you utilize our design and print services but due to restrictions, we are unable to give you the actual image file. If you want the actual image file, we suggest you procure the image yourself and supply it to us. If you later wish to utilize the Fotolia image inside our Design OnLine tool, simply let us know and we can upload it into your Portfolio for you.
 
Image search service - If you don't have the time or inclination to browse for images yourself, we can do that for you too! Our fee for a designer to search for specific art for up to two (2) similar images is $30. This does not include the image credits required to purchase the image. You will be required to approve a formal request to add this service to your order.


A NOTE about stock images & free backgrounds:
The final file we print from will be high resolution to ensure quality, but because the images are proprietary, we can only provide a low resolution art file with our watermark for your review and cannot provide a digital, high resolution, unmarked art file for you.

 

Depending on the product, backgrounds for these categories may be available:

We continue to expand our selection.

FREE BACKGROUNDS

by Product

 
      
AutoEducationLaw  DiningBOX TOPPER: StickTM 
  Detail  Child CareMasonary  MexicanBUSINESS CARDS: Standard 
  Repair  ClassesMiscellaneous  PastaBUSINESS CARDS StickTM 
Beauty & Spa  DanceNotices  PizzaDOOR HANGERS: Band-It® 
  Massage  Schools  Disconnect  SushiDOOR HANGERS: StickTM 
  NailsFinance  Service RepairRetailDOOR HANGERS: Band & StickTM 
BusinessFlooringPainting  BakerDOOR HANGERS: Band-It® &  
  Business  Handyman ServicePets  Jeweler             Rip Card StickTM 
  FinanceHealth & Wellness  Washing  RetailDOOR HANGERS: Die Cut 
  Insurance  Chiropractic  GroomingServicesWe continue to expand our  
  Taxes  Dance  Pet Care  Child Careproduct range for which  
Celebrations  Fitness  Training  HVACbackgrounds are available. 
  Grand OpeningHome Improvement  Waste Removal  Legal Services  
  Holiday  ConstructionPolitical  MovingPOSTCARDS! (backgrounds for 
  Cleaning Services  FlooringReal Estate  Pest Controlthis product will be available soon) 
  Carpet  Home Improvement  Finance  Pool Services  
  Residential  Painting  Real Estate  Snow Plow  
  Window  RoofingRestaurauntSpiritual  
ComputerHVAC  Burgers  Religious  
Construction/RoofingLawn-Landscaping  CoffeeTaxes