If you want to add a background color to your Word document to spice it then its very easy to do and the process is same for Microsoft Word 2010 and 2007.
When you will change the Word page background color through following process then it will only be affective for that specific Word document, it does not change the default Word background color which is normally set to white.
See also: Print Background Color Word Document
Change Page Background Color in Word 2007 / 2010
Simply open Word document and navigate to “Page Layout” menu. Click “Page Color” button and rollover different colors available in list for preview and click on your desired one to change background color.