How to Make a Logo in Publisher {for Beginners}

I do not have a graphic design background, but I am learning as I go.  I am a bit familiar with Publisher, so I thought I would try to make a logo with this program. With a little research, and a lot of trial and error, I came up with a logo that I love. This is how I made my logo in Publisher.

Before I began with the background I chose my fonts. I found a couple of fonts I liked on Pinterest and saved them to my Fonts and Graphics board. For my logo I chose Ballerina Script and FFF Tusj, both from

The Graphics Fairy has a tutorial on how to install fonts here.

Create a Logo in Publisher - Long


Step 1: Insert the oval shape.

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Step 2: Right click on “Format AutoShape”.

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Step 3: Choose color.

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Step 4: Insert a second, smaller oval.

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Step 5:  Again go to “Format AutoShape”. Choose a white background and change the dash type to “square dot”.

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Step 6: Add a text box.

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Step 7: Add wording and change to desired font.

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Step 8: Tilt the wording by left-clicking on the box around the word and moving the box.

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Step 9: Add another text box with additional text and change font. It is best to use a contrasting font.

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Step 10: Change the font color to match the background color.

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Step 11: Group all of the pieces together by highlighting all and clicking “group”.

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Step 12: Right-click on the grouped picture and “Save As Picture”.

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Step 13: Save the logo as a JPEG file and change the resolution to high quality.

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Voila! We have a logo.


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Optional step: I also opted to go back in and change the background and font colors to add a little fun to the mix.


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