Design a Personalized Mother’s Day Greeting Card with Canva

Shower your mother with all the love and affection she deserves with a greeting card designed on Canva

Mother's Day Greeting Cards

Create a customized and unique greeting card for your mother

Our mothers do everything for us – From picking our dirty laundry to cooking amazing food and helping us through tough times. And yet, we hardly appreciate them for all that they do for us. That is why, this Mother’s Day, tell your mother that you love her in your own words with a customized greeting card created on Canva.

With thousands of pre-designed templates, intuitive drag and drop tools, and easy sharing options creating a greeting card on Canva only takes a few minutes. You can also upload pictures of your mother to make your card extra special. Before you ask, creating a greeting card on Canva is absolutely free!

Design an attractive Mother’s Day Greeting Card online in a few clicks

  1. Create a new Canva account to get started with your own Makar Sankranti Greeting Card.
  2. Choose from our library, hundreds of professionally designed templates.
  3. Upload your own photos or choose from over 1 million stock images.
  4. Fix your pictures, add stunning filters and edit text.
  5. Save and share.

Add images of the great memories with your mother

Customize your mother’s day greeting card by adding images of the amazing memories you have had with your mother. You could add pictures from old birthdays or amazing family vacations that you have had. To add a picture to your greeting card, click on the green ‘Upload your own images’ button and select the images from your computer. Drag the images to the card and resize, scale, or edit them to make it fit perfectly. If you are adding more than one image, then you can use the grid and frame tool to blend them well with the greeting card design.

You can also add other visual elements from Canva’s media library which has over a million images, illustrations, and vectors. Most of these elements are free, while only a few cost $1.

Collaborate with your family to create the perfect greeting card

When you are making a greeting card for the most important person in your life, it has to be absolutely perfect. That is why, before you finalize the design, get feedback from your family to get their perspective as well. To collaborate, click on the share button and enter the email address of your family members. Check the ‘can edit’ box so that they can make changes to the greeting card design from their Canva account.  

Print your greeting card or share it online

Once you have finalized the design, it’s time to present it to your mother and express all your love. You can print the card to personally give it to your mother along with gifts and presents. To get the highest quality print, download the card in the PDF-Print format which ensures a 300 DPI (Dots Per Inch) quality with absolutely no pixelation.

If you designed the mother’s day card at the very last minute and you don’t have enough time to print and mail it to her, just download the card in PNG or JPG format and email it to your mother or send it through messaging apps like WhatsApp or Viber.


Designing on Canva is absolutely free, and you will never have to worry about any hidden costs. You only need to pay when you use paid elements from Canva’s media library. Most of these elements are free, while only a few cost $1 for each one-time use.
Of course, you can! Let everyone know how much you love your mother by sharing your greeting card directly on social media. All you have to do is click on the share button, and you will be able to share your greeting card on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.
Why not? All the designs you create on Canva get saved in your account, which you can access anytime from your Canva homepage. Just click on the design to edit it, make a few changes, and download the greeting card again.