Beige and Orange Bold Cocktail Graduation Invitation

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Design and share a custom invitation for your graduation ceremony. With over 100 different layouts to choose, you'll never be stuck for inspiration!

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Custom invitations your friends and family will love

Graduation is a special occasion worthy of spectacular design! You don’t need to be a graphic designer to create an amazing custom invitation in Canva. Simply add your own photos to one of our layouts and change the fonts and colors to create a memorable graduation invitation you can share with your family and friends.

How to make a graduation invitation

Open Canva

Open Canva and type "Graduation Invitation" in the search box to design your own invitation. Browse for templates or open a blank page to get started.

Select a template

Need some inspiration? Canva’s library of graduation invitation templates got you covered. Click on the template to add it to your page, then adjust the layout and rearrange elements as you see fit.

Explore features

Use the photos effects and animation features to spice up images, illustrations, icons, stickers, and other graphics. You’ll find all the design elements you need in our vast library on the left side panel of the editor.

Personalize your design

Want to add a more personal touch? Upload your own photos, images, and school logo. Choose matching school colors, font styles, and backgrounds that all tie up the greatest feat in a student’s life.

Share or print

Once you’re happy with your design, it’s time to spread the word about your graduation day. Share your invitations via social media or email. Send copies to family and friends using Canva Print and enjoy free shipping.

Open a New Graduation Invitation

Open a New Graduation Invitation

Upload college photographs for a personal touch

Celebrate your favourite college memories by adding personal photos to your graduation invitation. You can upload as many of your own images to Canva as you like.

If you want to add some additional images, you can also choose from our library of over 1 million stock images, illustrations and graphics. Many of these are also free, while others are all offered at a very competitive price.

Share directly to social media

Spread the word about your graduation straight from Canva! Share your design straight to your Facebook wall or Twitter feed in just a few clicks.

Print in stunning high definition

Want to kick-it old school? Create an awesome graduation invitation you can print in stunning high resolution. Simply save your design as a PDF to prepare it for print.


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