Studies show that gratitude makes a person happier and healthier — reap its benefits with an online thank you card that you designed yourself.

Add value to your gratitude by crafting a personalized thank you card

If you thought saying thank you is only good for karma points, think again. It’s scientifically proven that gratitude strengthens interpersonal ties and promotes overall well-being. Apparently, its feel-good powers help us cope with stress and overcome difficulties. All that, just with a simple thank you!

There are tons way to express gratitude, in different languages, through kind gestures. But perhaps one of the most universally accepted methods is by sending a thank you note. Amp up your thank you card using Canva’s design editor! Upload your own images, customize the fonts and colors, or choose from a wide variety of professionally designed templates for a full-hearted thank you.

Start creating a stunning thank you card in a few easy steps

  1. Open Canva and select the “Card” design type
  2. Choose from our library of professional graphic design elements such as banners, icons, frames and more.
  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.

Add personality to your thank you card with our jam-packed design database

  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.

Choose from a library of professionally designed thank you card templates

We think nothing of saying thank you verbally, but designing gratitude may not be as simple. If you’re suddenly stumped for design ideas, don’t worry — you don’t have to start from scratch!

With Canva, you may choose from our range of professional ready-to-use templates, over 1 million stock images, illustrations, and icons. Your online thank you card will then be saved in your Canva account for future gratitude needs or you may revisit your design any time for any changes.

Amp up your thank you card with memorable photos

What if you have a meaningful image that perfectly captures your gratitude? Or your thanking someone, not for a favor or an object, but for a memory? Touch their hearts with the power of a thousand words by uploading your own photos onto your design.

Simply click on the “Uploads” tab on the editor’s toolbar and add as many photos as you need. Crop and organize them accordingly or filter them with Canva’s nifty editing features and drag-and-drop interface.

Share your thank you card with the online world

After designing, simply open your thank you card and paste your email contact list right into our “Share” feature. You can also share your thank you card to Facebook and Twitter right from the comforts of your Canva page.

If traditional email is your preferred method, you may download the design as a JPG, PNG, or high-quality PDF and attach it to your email. Just hit send and you’re all done!


How much does it cost to design in Canva?

Designing in Canva is free! Our library of layouts has been created by awesome designers, making it as simple as a few clicks for you 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.

Is Canva available for mobile devices?

Yes! Download our iPhone and iPad apps from the App Store or our Android app from Google Play to design from the office, home or on the go! Otherwise, head to to create designs on the web without downloading or installing anything.