Use Canva's online design tools to create eye-catching and complete checklists that keep you well-organized.
Ever find yourself on a trip and just realized you’ve left your sunscreen at home? What about those times when you’ve sat at your desk, got sucked into answering emails, and forgot a report that was due that afternoon? Want to avoid these situations? Use a checklist! It’s amazing how writing things down can help you get better organized and be more efficient–ensuring that you leave no task undone, no chore unfinished and no sunscreen at home.
Canva’s online maker helps you build a readable and reliable checklist. Whether it’s a short one with a few items or a long one that’s completely categorized and alphabetized, you will be able to create one within minutes. Open a design and choose from any of the beautiful, professionally made templates to start from, then get to editing. With a few drags, drops, and clicks, you’ll have a well-arranged and meticulous checklist in no time.
Some people like extensive checklists while some would rather have short ones. Some are satisfied with using words while others might be more visual and would prefer adding images or graphics to theirs. Whatever style you have or however your mind works, the beauty of creating a design in Canva is you can customize it to suit exactly what you want or need. Personalize the list with your ideas, use colors to distinguish or highlight certain sections. Completely remake a template or just edit the parts you want–it’s all completely up to you.
Here’s the thing about checklists–they change all the time. One day’s tasks will differ from the next day’s. One holiday’s packing list will differ from the next. But that doesn’t mean that you’ll need to design from scratch over and over again. Once you’ve perfect one design to suit your style exactly, you can use it as a template for future checklists.
To make a copy of your design, log in to your Canva account, open the original design then click File on the menu bar and select Make a copy.
Refer to your checklist whenever you need to or wherever you might be. Canva designs are all saved on the cloud so they can be opened, changed or downloaded from anywhere as long as you have an internet connection. It does not require you to install anything so you can access your design on your desktop computer, laptop, iPhone, iPad or Android device.
Want a physical copy of your checklist? You can easily download and print your finalized design. Just click download and choose the PDF – Print option. Want to share it with others? Sharing is super easy too. Just click on the Share button, choose whether to email your design or simply message a direct link. Or maybe you’d like to share your wonderful ideas and design to your followers? The Share button also allows you to post a design directly to your Facebook or Twitter account.
Simply head on over to www.canva.com to start creating your checklist. You don’t need to download Canva, just create an account and log in.
If you want to design on the go, get our iPhone and iPad app from the App Store or our Android app from Google Play. They’re free to download from the Apple store.
You can edit your text a variety of ways to make sure it fits your design needs. Using the text tools, you can change the font type, size, color, emphasis, alignment, spacing, and transparency. You can also turn your text into a bulleted or numbered list.
Changes are applied across all text within a text box. To apply any of the above changes, select the text box you wish to edit and click on the format options found in the text tool.
Sometimes you might need to ask help from friends, family or co-workers when creating your checklist. To allow other people to edit your design, click the share button, type in an email address or choose the Link tab and copy the unique design url. Make sure you choose the "Can edit" option before sending or sharing your link.