PowerPoint Effect to Create Sticky Note

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Discover an amazing PowerPoint effect to make your business slides attractive. Follow our simple step by step instruction to create curved text box.

The PowerPoint Effect for Sticky Note you’ll learn today is:

PowerPoint Effect for Sticky Note

Though the text box looks curved – it isn’t actually. We created the effect by adding a special shadow at the back. In this article, you’ll learn to create the effect in a simple step by step way.

1 Creating the Curved Shadow Effect

Go to Auto shapes menu. From ‘Basic shapes’ select ‘Moon’ tool to create a crescent shape as follows:

Moon Shape for Shadow

Rotate the shape by going to Format > Rotate > Rotate Right 90⁰ and color it grey. Remove the outline.

Base for Shadow Effect

Pull the yellow diamond handle in the middle down:

Pull the yellow diamond handle

Select the shape. Go to ‘Shape effects’ drop down menu -> Soft edges -> Soft edge 25 pt.

Now our special shadow is ready.

Related: Natural PowerPoint Shadow Effects

2. Completing the Sticky Note

Place it on a text box and adjust the width of the crescent to match the width of the text box. Once done, right click on the crescent and ‘send to back’. Presto! Now your text box looks curved.

Curved Text Box

To give the look of a realistic sticky note, you can fill color the rectangle with Light Yellow color and provide a Light Grey Outline.

Final Sticky Note

You can use some hand writing font to write on this sticky note to give it a realistic look.

Related: Create PowerPoint Blackboard for background

You can use this PowerPoint effect in a number of ways. We wish to show you some applications of the effect in your business slides.

Examples of the effect:

The diagram templates you are about to see are taken from our ‘2 Volume PowerPoint CEO Pack Bundle’. The bundle has more than 1600 premium PowerPoint Charts, Diagrams, Graphs and Graphics to help you visualize business ideas fast.

Here is an Agenda slide that uses a similar shadow effect:

Agenda Slide from CEO Pack 2

The following slide showcases 5 sections to be covered in the presentation:

5 Sections to be covered template from CEO Pack 2

Source: Agenda Graphics from PowerPoint CEO Pack 2

Let’s see another example of section titles on a slide. This is a useful alternative to using boring bullet points:

Bulleted List Variation from CEO Pack 2

Here is a template that can be used to create bulleted lists:

Bulleted lists from CEO Pack 2

Source: Bullet Point Alternatives from CEO Pack 2

The following diagram template showcase creative timeline template we had created for CEO Pack 1:

Timeline Templates from CEO Pack 1

Source: Timeline Templates from CEO Pack 1

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Please browse through our diagrams collection and see how the templates change the way you create business presentations forever.

Related: Creative Filmstrip Style Timeline template

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