With hundreds of free layouts to choose from and a library packed with awesome images, creating the perfect birthday invitation in Canva is ridiculously easy.

Create a Birthday Invitation in Canva

Create the perfect birthday invitation for your special day

Use Canva to create a custom birthday invitation your friends and family will love! Our selection of layouts have been designed to suit every type of birthday celebration – from a family gathering to a cruise or weekend getaway.

Use our drag and drop design tool to add your personal flair. You can change the images, fonts and colors in any of our layouts to create a birthday invitation that suits your event (check out some of our cute birthday card ideas here).

It’s ridiculously easy to create amazing birthday invitations in Canva

  1. Open Canva and select the “Invitation” design type
  2. Choose from hundreds of professionally designed layouts
  3. Upload your own photos or choose from over 1 million stock images
  4. Fix your images, add stunning filters and edit text
  5. Save and share

Customize your birthday invitation in 4 simple steps

  1. Change the images. Upload your own images or choose from our stock library of over 1 million photographs, graphics and illustrations.
  2. Change the fonts. Choose from of over 130 fresh fonts.
  3. Change the background. Choose a background from our library or use an image.
  4. Change the colors. Change the color of your text boxes and text to add extra flair.

Browse our image library or upload your own

Our library of images will suit even the most diverse birthday invitation needs. Canva gives you access to over 1 million premium images, graphics and illustrations. Many of these images are free, while the rest are all priced at just $1. From funky to sentimental, there are literally thousands of options for you to choose from.

To add a personal touch, you can also upload your own images for free. Once you have saved them, you can use them as many times as you like.

Print your birthday invitation or create a funky e-invite

If it’s a traditional gesture you’re after, print your birthday invitation and send it in the mail! Click on the “Send to Print” button and let Canva Print take care of your gorgeous, new birthday invites! We’ll even deliver them right to your doorstep.

If you want to share your invitation on Facebook or the web, Simply click the “Share” button on the top right of the editor. This will allow you to share your design on Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more.

Collaborative with your friends

Allow your friends and family to add comments and suggestions on your birthday card without the hassle of showing them in person. To allow other people to edit your design, simply tick the box next to “Share/email as an editable design”. This will give them access to edit your design in their personal Canva account.

FAQ

Do I need to download Canva?

There’s no need to download or install anything to use Canva. Simply head over to www.canva.com and log in to start designing. Otherwise you can also access Canva from your iPhone, iPad or Android device by downloading our free apps from the App Store or Google Play.

Does Canva have free images for me to use?

Yes we do! Our diverse stock library includes over 1 million stock images, graphics an illustrations. Many of these images are free, while premium images are all priced at just $1.
Using your own images is 100% free. Once you upload them in Canva you can use them as many times as you like.

Where can I find inspiration for my birthday card?

Our team of awesome designers work hard to create layouts that are original, diverse and most of all – inspiring! Check out the amazing collection in our library by clicking on the “Invitation” design type on the Canva homepage. If you’re stuck for inspiration, layouts are a great place to start.

Can I edit my birthday invitation after I’ve saved it?

You can edit and save your birthday invitation as many times as you like. Every time you create a new collage it will appear in the ‘My Designs’ section of your Canva homepage.