Virtual Backgrounds for Work and Family Life

April 17, 2020

"These virtual backgrounds will give your next digital work meeting or family book club a touch of creativity."

Virtual Backgrounds for Work and Family Life

Life as we know it has been turned upside down. Perhaps the biggest change we’ve faced is how we communicate with one another. Our normal gathering places like the office, school, pub, and the neighbor’s house have been replaced by the living room and home office. Our classes, happy hours, playdates, and meetings have all gone virtual; but that doesn’t mean we can’t be creative, fun, or professional.

Whether you want to get a few laughs with friends, stay professional in a meeting, pretend you’re on an exotic vacation, or spice up the virtual classroom, these backgrounds will give your next video call that “something extra”.

If you want to see all the backgrounds right away (c’mon, we know you do), you can download them here.

Virtual backgrounds for virtual travel

Many of us had plans to vacation this spring and summer, and had to put those plans on hold. Just because we can’t travel right now doesn’t mean we can’t have a virtual vacation. Want to have coffee with your friends in Santorini, Greece? Share a picnic at the pyramids of Egypt? Or maybe have a drink on a mountain in Hawaii? You can do it all with these beautiful virtual backgrounds from around the world.

Get free virtual backgrounds for virtual travel & contribute your own

You can download some here, or join the folder to contribute to the collection.

Virtual backgrounds for working from home

These days the living room is the new conference room and “Casual Friday” feels more like “Casual Everyday”. It can be difficult to toe the line between staying professional and lounging in our PJs. Replacing in-office communication with virtual meetings is the new normal, and while your co-worker may be fine seeing your dog in the background, your boss might be less enthused. When showing your face to the group, a proper background can make all the difference.

Get free virtual backgrounds for working from home & contribute your own

View this Bublup roll to instantly download awesome virtual backgrounds for working from home, or join the folder to contribute to the collection.

Virtual backgrounds for remote learning

With school facilities closed around the world, virtual classrooms are the learning centers for students everywhere. Students and teachers are used to expressing their individuality or creative side with custom backpacks or a decorated classroom. Today, they do it with virtual backgrounds during daily online sessions.

Get free virtual backgrounds for remote learning & contribute your own

Download backgrounds for your next class here. Want to study on the school lawn? Or maybe sit in the library? You can do it all with these virtual backgrounds.

You also can join the folder to contribute your own.

Virtual backgrounds for virtual happy hour

The local watering hole is a place to gather with friends, family, and neighbors to enjoy a good laugh and forget about the stress of our everyday lives. For many, it’s a respite after a hard day’s work and for others a place to catch a ballgame. Today, our favorite local joint must be reimagined. Enter the virtual happy hour.

Gather with friends on a video chat to sip a glass of wine, cold beer, or another tasty drink from your own virtual “Cheers” with these fantastic backgrounds. Even better, have your squad use the same background so it looks like you’re all in the same place.

Get free virtual backgrounds for virtual happy hour & contribute your own

Download a few here or join the folder to contribute to the collection. You can also contribute your own, and share the name of your new favorite virtual pub!

Virtual backgrounds for kids and virtual playdates

Perhaps those most affected recently are children and parents. The daily routines they’ve perfected have been completely disrupted. Parents are stressed. Kids are full of energy they’re struggling to release. Most importantly, the close personal relationships with friends, classmates, and family have been strained. Just because they can’t be in the same physical location doesn’t mean they can’t interact with each other.

The virtual playdate has taken the place of the Saturday playground session or the after school get together for many families. So, what better way to add some entertainment than an awesome, kid-friendly virtual background?

Watch the giggles grow while superheroes hang from the ceiling, or the pure amazement as your kids chat from the beach – all from your own home.

Get free virtual backgrounds for virtual playdates & contribute your own

Download virtual playdate backgrounds from the Bublup roll and join the folder to contribute to the collection. We’d love to see your family’s favorites!

How to add a virtual background to a Zoom call

Watch the short video below to learn how to add a virtual background to a Zoom video call. It’s super easy! Other video conferencing apps provide similar features, so we encourage you to pick whichever video conferencing app that works best for you.


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