Want a cute kitten to greet you every time you pick up where you left off? Or how about a famous landmark that goes with your book’s setting? Search for these and more using Canva’s impressive media library which hosts over a million photos, illustrations, and vectors you can use on your bookmark designs.
Each photo is carefully reviewed and curated so you only get the best choices. There are also plenty of free images to choose from. To browse for free images, head over to the Element tab and select the Free Photos folder. Meanwhile, at $1 a pop, using premium images won’t break the bank either.
One of the best parts of designing in Canva is that you don’t have to design from a blank page (one of the most challenging parts of designing). Instead, you can browse through Canva’s wide selection of beautiful, ready-made bookmark templates and choose one that inspires you the most.
From there, you can customize as much or as little as you want. Recolor text and elements, move them around, resize them, change images and quotes. You’re only a few clicks, drags, and drops away from the perfect reading companion. And if you want to create another bookmark with the same layout, simply duplicate your saved design!
Once you’re happy with your design, it’s time to bring it to life! Save and download your new bookmark as a high-quality PDF for printing. You can also show off your design on your favorite social media channel by clicking on the ‘Share’ option on the top right of the editor. Then, post your design on Facebook or Twitter to share them with fans and followers.
If you’re an author or budding writer, bookmarks are the perfect way to promote your name and your literary works. Make the colors of your bookmark similar to your book covers to create a consistent aesthetic. Add your personal logo to your bookmark design or feature a character or quote from your books. With Canva, it’s easy to come out with book swag that your readers will surely treasure.