Create a Memorable Thank You Card

Create stunning thank you cards in Canva with our amazingly simple drag-and-drop design tool. With over 100 layouts to choose from, you’ll never be stuck for inspiration!

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Create a personalized thank you card

There’s no better way to say thank you than with a custom made card in Canva. Forget generic cards – add your personal flair by editing one of our beautifully made layouts! It’s as simple as finding images you like, choosing awesome fonts and colors and adding your personal message.

For an authentic way to say thank you start designing in Canva today. You can create awesome designs straight from your web browser or on our iPhone, iPad and Android apps.

How to make a thank you card

  1. Open Canva

    Open Canva and type "Thank You Card" in the search bar. Then, you can scroll through our different template recommendations.

  2. Choose a template

    Through Canva’s extensive library of thank you card templates, spot the right template. Use the search tool to filter by style, layout or theme. Find cheerful cards, minimalist and classic cards and everything in between.

  3. Experiment with features

    Add extra flair to your design when you use the drag-and-drop tool to move photos and images from Canva’s library. Apply photos and animation effects to icons, stickers, illustrations, and other graphics you find.

  4. Keep personalizing

    Make your card truly your own when add your own artwork, images and illustrations directly into the editor. Customize the text, layouts, and every tiny detail.

  5. Share or print

    Save and download your card design as a PNG, JPG or PDF. Share directly on social media, send via email, make prints at home or order copies through Canva Print.

Open a New Thank You Card Design

Upload your own images or choose from our premium library

Draw on a cherished memory and add your own photographs for free! Once you upload your photos in Canva you can use them as many times as you like. Or, you can choose from our library of over 1 million images, graphics and illustrations. Many of these images are also free, while premium images are all offered at a very competitive price.

Print your thank you card or share it online

For a special gesture your friends and family will love, have your card printed and sent out. Once you’re done designing, send it to Canva Print and we’ll print your cards in stunning resolution and deliver them right to your doorstep.

You can also show your friends and family that you care with a wonderful online design. You can share your thank you card on social media, your blog or send it in a thoughtful email.

Create your own unique card layout

As well as choosing from our library of beautiful thank you card layouts, you can create your own to use for any occasion. Simply duplicate an existing design and edit it to create something unique.


Typical thank you card sizes are 5 x 7 and 3 x 5 inches. If you are sending out thank you cards in bulk, you might choose the smaller size. If you are sending out fewer cards and want them to be more personalized, choose the larger size so you can write more.

Thank you notes begin by addressing the recipient by name, then expressing gratitude for their attendance at your event or whatever other contribution to your life that you’d like to recognize and finally mentioning the next time you hope to see each other. Keep them simple but heartfelt.

The best font for thank you notes is simple and clear, and between 10 and 12 points. Popular fonts for thank you cards include Calibri, Times New Roman, Arial, Garamond, Helvetica and Palatino. Choose the typography that best fits the mood and tone of your relationship with the recipient.

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