Show your friends and loved ones you care by creating stunning cards with Canva's simple card maker!

Create a card design in canva

Beautiful one-of-kind card designs

Show your friends and loved ones you care by creating one-of-a-kind cards in Canva’s card maker! Our designers have created beautiful card layouts for every occasion, allowing you to create stunning personalized cards all year round.

Our stunning card collection includes layouts for birthday cards, festive cards such as Diwali cards, Holi cards, or Raksha Bandhan cards, Valentine’s cards and more. Our layouts are beautifully designed, so you can customize them as much – or as little – as you like!

How to make an original card for your loved ones in under 5 minutes

  1. Open Canva and select the “Card” design type
  2. Choose from our library of professionally designed layouts
  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

Customize your card designs for a personal touch

  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 of 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.

Use your own images or choose from our professional stock library

Using your own images is a great way to personalize your cards (we even have a range of stunning card ideas if you’re stuck for inspiration). The good news – it’s 100% free! Once you upload them in Canva’s card maker, you can use them as many times as you like. Or, you can choose from Canva’s library of over 1 million images, graphics and illustrations. Many of these images are free, while premium images are all priced at just $1.

Use professional layouts or create your own

Choose from our library of hundreds of professional card layouts or use our drag-and-drop design tool to create your own!

You can duplicate any of your saved designs to use them as a layout.


Can I use my mobile device to design my card?

Yes! You can download our free Canva iPhone and iPad apps from the App Store and our Canva Android app from Google Play to design from the office, home or on the go!

Can I collaborate on my card design with my friends?

Collaboration is a fun idea if you’re designing a card for a mutual friend or family member. To allow other people to edit your design, tick the box next to “Share/email as an editable design”. This will give them access to edit your design in their personal Canva account.

How much does it cost to create cards in Canva?

Designing Cards in Canva is free! Our library of card layouts have been created by awesome designers, making it as simple for you as a few clicks to create a professional design. If you use your own images in your design, the entire process will be free.

You can also choose from Canva’s library of over 1 million images, graphics and illustrations. Many of these images are also free, while the rest are all priced at just $1.

Can I share my card on social media?

To share your cards with your friends and colleagues, simply click the Share button and post your design directly on your Facebook or Twitter account.

You can also share your designs on Canva’s Social Stream. This is a community where users can post their designs publicly, follow their friends, and interact with others.