Tis’ the season to be jolly... and creative! Replace generic Christmas cards with original, thoughtful designs in Canva.

Christmas Cards

Christmas cards your friends and family will cherish

It’s a festive token that money can’t buy – a thoughtful Christmas card personally designed in Canva! Choose from our library of wonderful card layouts to create a unique card you can share with your friends and loved ones.

Surprise your colleagues at work or impress at Christmas lunch with your beautifully designed Canva christmas cards. There’s no better way to share the Christmas joy than with an original card that will be cherished forever.

It’s easy to create a magical Christmas card in Canva

  1. Open Canva and select the “Card” 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 Christmas card 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.

Choose from Canva’s high quality image library or upload your own

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. There are hundreds of Christmas themed images and illustrations to choose from that will make your card look jovial and festive!

If you want to add your own unique touch to your Christmas card (and we have some great Christmas card ideas here), you can upload your own images for free. Once you have saved them, you can use them as many times as you like.

Print your Christmas card or share it online

If you’re anything like us, your friends and family will be scattered all over the world at Christmas time! Let them know you’re thinking of them with a beautiful Christmas card designed in Canva. 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.

If you want to print your design save it as a PDF. Attach it to an email or keep it traditional and mail it to someone special.

Create your own unique layouts

As well as choosing from our library of hundreds of beautiful layouts, you can create your own to use time and time again! Simply create a design you love and save it in Canva. Simply duplicate the file and start designing to spread the Christmas cheer your unique way!


Can I edit my Christmas Card after I’ve saved it?

You can edit and save your Christmas Card design as many times as you like. We want you to get it just right!

Where can I find inspiration for my Christmas 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 “Card” design type on the Canva homepage. If you’re stuck for inspiration, layouts are a great place to start.

Is Canva free to use?

It sure is! There’s no need to download or pay for anything to use Canva. Simply create an account online to get started. Alternatively, you can download Canva on your iPhone, iPad or Android devices, allowing you to create designs at home, at work or on the go!

Some of the premium images in our library are priced at just $1, but there’s still plenty of free images to choose from or you can upload your own!