Design a postcard with our treasury of striking layouts
Think of the last time you were in a gift shop: Remember the rack of generic, humdrum postcards? Skip the rack and create something special! Show your penpals and loved ones you care by designing your own postcard with Canva. Our easy-to-use tools help quickly transform your photos and ideas into a ready-to-mail postcard. Even if you’re a novice designer, with our collection of professionally designed layouts anyone can create a splendid, memorable postcard.
You can even design a postcard for more than just correspondence: create a postcard to promote your business, service, or event. Designing a postcard is a flashy, friendly way to get your message in the mail, passed around town, or shared across the internet.
Create an eye-catching postcard in less than five minutes
- Open Canva and select the “Postcard” design type.
- Choose from our library of beautifully designed layouts.
- Upload your own photos or choose from over 1 million stock images.
- Fix your images, add stunning filters and edit text.
- Save and share.
Personalize your postcard to suit your style
- Change the images. Upload your own images or choose from our stock library of over 1 million photographs, graphics and illustrations.
- Change the fonts. Choose from over 130 fresh fonts.
- Change the background. Choose a background from our library or use an image.
- Change the colors. Change the color of your text boxes and text to add extra flair.
Send an imaginative postcard with our vast image library
The postcards you find at the store only offer a few options: photos of local landmarks or stale greeting card sentiments. Why stop there? Our incredible library of over 1 million stock photos, graphics, and illustrations opens up tons of possibilities, with breathtaking photos from all over the world and every conceivable activity. With plenty of images available for free and premium images priced at only $1 each, designing your own postcard is ten times as fun at a fraction of the cost of a store-bought card.
Want to truly make your postcard one-of-a-kind? You can upload your own photos and use them alongside any of our layouts to share photos of your vacation, your family, or your favorite shots from your Instagram feed.
Don’t design alone, create your postcard with a team!
Whether you’re a group of backpackers creating a postcard to commemorate your trip or an artist’s collective promoting a show together — we make it easy for people to design together. You can easily share your postcard design with anyone, and by checking one simple box, you and your friends can edit and work your postcard together.
We even store your postcard design in the cloud, which means you can access it from any computer with an internet connection or on the go with our free iPad app. So no matter where you go, you’ll be able to design your postcard to mail at journey’s end.
Print and ship your postcard or share it digitally
Once your postcard is ready to mail, we make it easy to print and ship. Just click the “Download” button to save your postcard as a PDF, and then print it from your home printer. If you’re sending many copies of your postcard we can even prepare it to be professionally printed with crop marks and bleeds.
Would you rather save a stamp? With one click you can share your postcard to Facebook, Twitter, or even send it directly to someone’s email inbox. No fuss, and no need to wait for the postman!