Adding a border
The Hawaii postcard is nearly done. The elements are almost all arranged correctly in the composition. You’ll finish up by positioning the postmark and then adding a white postcard border.
Select the Postage layer, and then use the Move tool () to drag it to the middle right of the image, as in the illustration.
- Select the Island Paradise layer in the Layers panel, and then click the Create A New Layer button () at the bottom of the panel.
- Choose Select > All.
- Choose Select > Modify > Border. In the Border Selection dialog box, type 10 pixels for the Width, and click OK.
A 10-pixel border is selected around the entire image. Now, you’ll fill it with white.
- Select white for the Foreground Color, and then choose Edit > Fill.
In the Fill dialog box, choose Foreground Color from the Contents menu, and click OK.
- Choose Select > Deselect.
Double-click the Layer 1 name in the Layers panel, and rename the layer Border.