Celebrate birthdays with a vibrant and customized banner created on Canva, for free

Make your birthday party an even bigger success with a custom banner

Throwing a birthday party for a family member, friend, or a colleague? Your party will never be complete without the perfect birthday banner to congratulate them. If you are sending out birthday invitations to all your guests online, then you can use a birthday banner as the header for your email to get everyone excited about the party.

Canva helps you create customized birthday banner in minutes which you can instantly share online or print. Thanks to the thousands of fully editable banner templates, you can quickly create a banner that aligns completely with the theme of your birthday party. The best part – Designing on Canva is absolutely free!

Designing a birthday banner is this easy

  1. Create a new Canva account to get started with your own birthday banner designs.
  2. Choose from our library of professionally created templates.
  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.

Transform any template into your very own design

  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 customized birthday banners from scratch

If you have the perfect idea for your birthday banner, then Canva has all the tools to help you create one. With intuitive drag and drop tools, designing on Canva is child’s play. You don’t need any prior designing knowledge to create a banner on Canva, With a few clicks, drags and drops, your banner will be ready in no time.

Our amazing team of talented designers has also created thousands of ready to use banner templates, which you can choose and edit as much as you like. Customize your banner by adding pictures of the birthday person. To add an image, click on the green ‘Upload your own images’ button and select the images from your computer.

You can also add fun birthday visual elements to the banner like cakes or candles using Canva’s media library which has over a million images, graphics, and illustrations. Most of these are free, while only a few cost $1 for each one-time use.

Get instant feedback from your friends or colleagues

The banner you create for the birthday party should be absolutely perfect since even the smallest mistake can be embarrassing. The best way to make sure your banner is free from any errors is by sharing it with your friends or colleagues to get their feedback.

To share your designs on Canva, click on the ‘share’ button and enter the email addresses of people you want to share your design with. Click on the ‘can comment’ box to let other users leave feedback. You can also collaborate with them for designing the banner by clicking on the ‘can edit’ box.

Print your banner in high resolution or share it online

Now that you have created the perfect birthday banner, it’s time to let everyone know about the party. Print the banner in high resolution to hang it at the party venue. Download the banner in PDF-Print format to get the recommended 300 DPI (Dots Per Inch) print quality.

In case you want to share the birthday banner online, you can download it as JPG or PNG image and attach it to your birthday invitation email or send it via messaging apps like Viber and WhatsApp.


Can I edit on the Canva app?

Of course! Canva has apps for both iPhone and iPad which you can download from the App Store. All the designs that you create on Canva, can be accessed from these apps as well.

Is there a way to change the font on my banner?

Canva has about 130 fresh fonts that you can use on your designs. We also have pre-designed font combinations and typography that you can instantly use to add a heartfelt message.

Can I use my birthday banner for next year as well?

Why not? All the designs you create on Canva get automatically saved in your Canva account and you can access and edit them anytime later. Just go to your Canva homepage, pick the design you want to edit, make the changes, and download it again.