#438 – Border Element Can Have a Background

You can use the Background property to specify a background color (or brush) for everything within a Border.

            <Border Margin="10" BorderBrush="DarkGray" BorderThickness="1" CornerRadius="4">
            	<Border.Background>
            		<LinearGradientBrush EndPoint="1,0.5" StartPoint="0,0.5">
            			<GradientStop Color="#FF93C0D4" Offset="0"/>
            			<GradientStop Color="#FFCACACA" Offset="1"/>
            		</LinearGradientBrush>
            	</Border.Background>
                <StackPanel Orientation="Vertical" Margin="5" Visibility="Visible">
                    <Label Content="Rounded corners are all around us"/>
                    <Button Content="Push Me" Padding="30,5" Margin="5" HorizontalAlignment="Center"/>
                </StackPanel>
            </Border>