5 Icons for PowerPoint under 5 seconds each

Create 5 amazing icons under 5 seconds each in PowerPoint. Discover the power of combining simple auto shapes to create stunning icons for your business presentations.

Icons make your presentations visual

You don’t have to buy expensive stock photos or compromise with free but unprofessional clipart to create visual slides. Simple icons used thoughtfully can make a world of difference to the effectiveness of your message.

But, the question is – where do you find icons that suit your need?

Answer: Create them.

You can create amazing icons for PowerPoint by combining a few simple auto shapes. It doesn’t take more than 5 seconds to create professional quality icons. In this article, we will show you how to create 5 useful icons – fast and easy.

1. Home icon

House Icon for PowerPoint

Go to auto shapes tab. Under Block arrows menu, use ‘Up arrow’ tool to create the base for Home. Fill shape – black and remove outline.

Under Rectangles menu, use ‘Rectangle’ to create the door. Fill shape – white and remove outline.

Put the two shapes together as shown above and your Home icon is ready. You can create other Icons for PowerPoint as simply as this. Let’s see the next one…

2. Tag icon

Tag Icon in PowerPoint

Go to auto shapes tab. Under Block arrows menu, use ‘Pentagon’ tool to create the base for Tag. Fill shape – black and remove outline.

Under Basic shapes menu, use ‘Oval’ tool to create the hole. Fill shape – white and remove outline.

Put the shapes together as shown above and your Tag Icon is ready.

3. Envelope icon

Envelope Icon

Go to auto shapes tab. Under Rectangles menu, use ‘Rectangle’ tool to create the base for Envelope. Fill shape – black and remove outline.

Under Basic shapes menu, use ‘Isosceles triangle’ tool to create the flap. Fill shape – black with white outline.

Put them together and your Envelope icon is ready.

4. Search icon

Create Search Icon

Go to auto shapes tab. Under Basic shapes menu, use ‘Donut’ tool to create the frame for magnifying glass. Fill shape – black and remove outline.

Under Rectangles menu, use ‘Rounded rectangle’ tool to create the holder. Fill shape – black with no outline.

Put the shapes together and your Search icon is ready.

Related: Advanced magnifying Glass Tutorial

5. Folder icon

Folder Icon

Go to auto shapes tab. Under Rectangles menu, use ‘Rounded rectangle’ tool to create the front flap for your folder. Fill shape – grey and remove outline.

Make a copy of the shape. Fill shape black and remove outline. Send to back and place it slightly above the front flap. Your back flap is ready.

Under Rectangles menu, use ‘Round same side corner rectangle’ tool to create the tab. Fill shape – black with no outline.

Put the shapes together as shown above and your Folder icon is ready.

Related: Advanced Folder Icons Tutorial

So, in no time you created 5 professional quality icons. In fact, you can create hundreds of useful icons by combining simple shapes thoughtfully.

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