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9 Online Sites To Create Your Own Magazine Cover

Who doesn’t want to be featured on the cover of a magazine and be considered a celebrity? You may think that this is an impossible thing but it’s actually within reach. How so? Well, you don’t need Photoshop skills or a particular software. You can actually find yourself on the cover of your favorite magazine with the help of online tools.

There are a plenty of them available for free that allow you to add your photo to the magazine cover of your choice in no time. Below you’ll find 9 of the best online tools to create a custom magazine cover of yourself in a few steps. Whether it’s Esquire or Times Magazine, take a look at the tools and see what strikes your fancy. Maybe you could even use it them to pull a prank on your friends.


Fakeazine gives you the opportunity to become the star on the cover from a selection of over a 100 magazines. You can upload a photo and then adjust it by zooming in and out, dragging it as you need to and even change the background color. Once you’re done, you’ll get a code to share this magazine cover via your social networks, forums, etc.


ToolShell gives you a choice of 20 different magazine covers for your picture of choice. Upload a photo and choose a cover you like – that’s it! Most of the covers are quite feminine though. One thing I like about this is that it gives you the opportunity to choose between 9 languages.


Here’s another option if you’re looking at personalizing a magazine cover for yourself. You can pick from titles like Vogue, TIME, More, Make Up and many others. Just choose a cover you like and upload the image that you’d like. After that, you may need to drag, resize, or crop the image to fit the magazine cover and typography best.


MyPictureOnMagazine is another simple magazine cover creation tool. The dropdown menu when choosing your magazine cover makes things easy for you. You’ll find magazine covers listed under categories such as travel, hiphop, business, player, web and fashion just to name a few.


PhotoFunia is an online service allowing you to adjust your photos, create a postcard, add funny faces, drawings, frames to your images, and add your photo to a magazine cover. Instead of just having a generic magazine cover featuring your image, this service lets you incorporate the magazine into photos of real life settings. Thus, elevating your status even further in a way.


BigHugeLabs gives you a couple of options when it comes to uploading your photo. You can choose to do so from your computer, Instagram, Facebook, or from your Flickr photostream. Moreover, with this tool, you can select your magazine layout, title, tagline, publication date, and more. To top it off, you can even use this to create a postcard.


Photomica is an online photo editor that has a range of features. You can add cool photo effects, insert your face (or someone else’s) into a funny photo or postcard, design Facebook covers, and create a magazine cover using your own image. The choices for the magazine covers are limited but they do cover the more popular ones like Maxim, Vogue and Forbes amongst others.


This service is quite similar to Fakeazine which was mentioned earlier on. It works in the same way Just upload a picture you’d like to use, choose the cover template, and save it. There you have it, your own magazine cover.

Funny Photo

Funny Photo lets you play around with various photo effects, frames, postcard and collage templates to enhance your image and create your very own personal proof of stardom. Moreover, it has a photo editor which can help you retouch a photo before using it. You’ll find a range of magazine covers including a few of the more modern ones.