Show your friends and loved ones you care. Create personalized greeting cards with Canva's free card maker.

Create a card design in canva

Beautiful one-of-kind cards

Nothing beats a one-of-a-kind card, made by you. Forget about generic, shop-bought cards. With templates for every occasion—from birthdays to anniversaries to “just thinking about you”—you can create the perfect card for your loved one, and save time and money, too.

Our card template library includes layouts for thank you cards, holiday cards, Christmas cards, Valentine’s cards and more. Our templates are designed by professionals, so you can customize them as much—or as little—as you like.

How to make a card

  1. Choose a card template (Canva has thousands!) or you can design your own card from scratch.
  2. Change the images. For a personal touch, you can upload your own—or you can choose one from Canva’s image library, which has over 2 million beautiful stock images.
  3. Add your message. Canva has over 130 fonts to choose from, so you can say it with style.
  4. Change the background, change the colors… express yourself however you like. Canva makes creating a custom card easy.
  5. Download, share, or print your card for that special someone!

Card templates for super-fast designing

Choose from our library of hundreds of professional card templates. Our drag-and-drop design tool makes it easy to customize your card to get the right look. You can change the color, fonts, messages and images.

We’ve got a library of over 2 million photos, icons and illustrations—or you can add a personal touch by uploading your own images.

Say it your way with personalized messages

Templates are your fast-cut to great design. From there, let your personality shine by adding your own messages. A handcrafted card is a great way to show you care, and a personal message makes it even more memorable. Simply click the holder text in the card template to add your message.

Professional printing, fast delivery

Some things are better in person. As brilliant as your designs are, they’d be even better if you got to touch them, hold them, and feel them.Canva Print is our professional printing service. We’ll make sure your cards look as good in person as they do on screen.

Connect with custom, printed cards that make awesome keepsakes. Choose from standard or premium print stock and a matte, glossy or eco-friendly finish. And we deliver to your door in 3-5 day—or choose our Express option for super-fast shipping.

FAQ

How can I share my new card online?

If you’d rather save on postage, you can also email your card, post it on social media, or even embed it on a website. Click on Share or Publish to explore dozens of options.

Can I collaborate with a friend or family when creating a card?

Absolutely! To allow other people to edit your design, simply click the ‘Share’ button and go to either the People tab to send an email or Link tab to copy a shareable link. Make sure you choose “Can edit” in the dropdown menu on both tabs to give edit access. Any friend or family member can then add their own messages or customizations to your card through their personal Canva account.

Can I add my own image to my card design?

Using your own images is a great way to personalize your cards and it’s 100% free. Once you upload your images to Canva’s card maker, you can use them as many times as you like. Or, you can choose from Canva’s library of over 2 million images, graphics and illustrations. Many of these images are free, while premium images are all priced at just $1.

Can I edit my card design after I've downloaded it?

Yes, you can. All your Canva designs are saved in your account. To access and edit them, simply head to canva.com, click on the design you wish to edit and add your changes. Afterwards, simply re-download your design. If you’ve purchased any premium images for one-time use, you have 24 hours to edit your design and re-download it for free. After 24 hours, you will have to repurchase the image when you download your design again.