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Share words of wisdom in a fun and creative way with a customized quote poster from Canva. Use our free, beginner-friendly quote poster maker to add motivational quotes with an energizing photo in the background. Easily start from scratch or create with a template from our collection.

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Inspire everyone with a beautiful quote poster

Whether inspiring, motivational, or funny, quotes have the power to get you moving, encourage you, or just help you push through a tough day. Pair them with brilliant imagery or a soothing background, and you’ve got a winning formula for a poster perfect for any workplace, school, or bedroom wall. Now it’s easy to create one for yourself through an app or desktop, and it doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or an expert designer. You can also make your design process easier with just one click using a random quote generator(opens in a new tab or window).

Canva gives you access to the best design tools and templates to create eye-catching quote posters. Browse through our amazing stock image library for photos and illustrations, then use Canva’s drag-and-drop design tools to easily and quickly customize your design template. Our free quote poster maker lets you personalize text, photo, or background seamlessly so you can download it in high-quality formats. Then, you may order via Canva Print or share it digitally on your Facebook, Instagram, and other social media accounts.

How to make a quote poster

Make a quote poster

Make a quote poster

Find great images from our amazing media library

Canva’s image library hosts over a million professional-quality images, illustrations, and graphics you can add to your design. From landscape photography to abstract textures, you’re sure to find the right imagery to pair with your quote. Many images are free, and you can access more elements when you subscribe to Canva Pro or Teams. Use the search bar to look for specific images to complement any text, then just drag and drop them into a grid, frame, or background.

Already have the perfect image sitting on your computer or an aesthetic Instagram photo from your gallery? You can simply upload it into Canva for free to use on your design. While you’re at it, access our photo editor within our quote poster maker. Enhance your images with filters or effects and control brightness(opens in a new tab or window), contrast, or hue. Make the most of image enhancement with our AI Image Expander(opens in a new tab or window). Create a seamless visual story to heartwarming quotes with perfect elements to evoke specific emotions such as courage, hope, joy, and more.

Create beautiful typography for your quotes

Capture the right tone or mood for your quote poster using custom fonts in Canva—there are over hundreds of styles to choose from! Make the most of the helpful text holder tool to feature great typography in your poster. Think your text needs a little more drama? What better way to add feeling to inspiring messages than a well-written one? Go with scripts for elegant, classy notes and freeform abstracts for fun and playful ideas.

Canva’s online quote poster maker has ready-made font combinations—they’re little drag-and-drop morsels of expertly paired fonts you can simply edit and move around. Input your quotes in the text boxes and mix and match other font styles that help you convey the perfect theme. Then, try changing the color through the color selection tool or play around with its transparency settings.

Print and share your designs in high quality

Once you’re happy with your design template, it’s a simple matter of sharing your design with the world! Download it from your app or desktop in high-resolution formats like PNG(opens in a new tab or window), JPG(opens in a new tab or window), or PDF(opens in a new tab or window). You can share your poster design on Facebook, Instagram, X (Twitter), and other social media accounts with the click of the “Share” button. With Pro, you can even queue it in our built-in content calendar. Or, you can send your posters(opens in a new tab or window) to Canva Print and receive beautiful, high-quality copies of your quote poster design at your doorstep!


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