Not sure how to start? Canva comes with lots of elegant, free text layouts to choose from. Simply click on the “Text” tool and scroll through to find a layout that’s right for you. Add your blog title, a groovy subtitle, or whatever else to make your Tumblr banner stand out from the crowd. With just a few more clicks you can even change the colors, size, or anything else to make the design yours.
Next personalize your banner by uploading your own photos, or choosing from our huge collection of over 1 million icons, illustrations, and design elements. Canva comes with plenty of free graphics to choose from and premium graphics available for only $1.
Whether you use our online interface or our free iPad app, Canva makes adding your new banner to Tumblr easy. Once you’re done designing, simply export your amazing creation as a PNG file, which is perfect for the web. Then upload your file to your favorite image host, and drop the URL right into Tumblr’s blog customization tool.
After your new Tumblr banner is a hit with your followers, why not share the wealth? With Canva it’s easy to share your design on Facebook, Twitter, or anywhere else.
Just open your Tumblr banner design in Canva and click the “Share” button in the upper right, and check the box marked “Share/email as an editable design” to allow anyone to remix your banner and make it their own.