Impress your friends! Create a stunning, personalized Sweet 16 invitation for your birthday party with Canva.

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Design your own invitation and make your Sweet 16 a night to remember

You only turn 16 once, why not make it special? Make sure everything is fabulous, from the all-Taylor-Swift karaoke playlist to all the little details, like food, your outfit, and of course, your invitation.

Whether you’re throwing a barefoot backyard bash or a small get-together with your best friends, give your Sweet 16 a classy, personal touch and make your invitations with Canva (and if you haven’t decided on your theme, we have many fantastic sweet 16 ideas for you). We have plenty of invitation layouts ready to use and peruse, so there’s sure to be one that’s just your style.

Design your Sweet 16 invitations in just a few clicks

  1. Open Canva and select the “Invitation” design type
  2. Choose from our library of professional graphic design elements such as banners, icons, frames and more.
  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.

Personalize your invitation to reflect your personality

  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 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.

Create a professional invitation – even without any graphic design experience

Cutting out construction paper and pasting glitter is kids’ stuff. Use the same tools the professionals use, and let Canva make your sweet 16 invitations cutting edge! Not only can you access your designs, layouts, and uploads from any computer, but with our free iOS and Android apps, you can design your sweet 16 invitation right from a touchscreen.

Upload custom images or choose from our high quality stock library

You’re the birthday girl! Take center stage with your invitation by uploading your favorite selfie and drag it right into any of our layouts. Next, add graphics to reflect your unique flair. Search our giant library of over 1 million stock photos of shooting stars, disco balls, unicorns, and anything else you can imagine to sprinkle some magic into your sweet 16 invitation.

With plenty of images you can use for free and premium images available for only $1, even Mom and Dad will be glad you made your invitations with Canva!

Print your invitation in stunning high resolution or share it online

Even though you’re the star, your birthday party wouldn’t be complete without all your friends. You can print your sweet 16 invitation by downloading it as a high-quality PDF, or share it on straight to Facebook or Twitter by clicking the “Share” button in Canva. You’ll have plenty of RSVPs in no time!

Do you have a best friend who you’ve known since you were both in pigtails? Let her in on the party planning! We make it easy to work together on your sweet 16 invitations. All you have to do is check the box to allow others to edit your designs, then send the link to your BFF or whoever else you’d like to get creative with.