If you use the HTML message format, you can use stationery to add a nice background to your messages.
To do this, choose Tools/Options from the menu bar and click on the Mail Format tab. Make sure HTML is the selected mail format and, if necessary, deselect the Use
Microsoft Word To Edit E-mail Messages check box.
Then click the Stationary Picker button. In the Stationery Picker dialog box, select a stationery then click OK twice. Now create a new message and your stationery is changed to the one you selected.