Add more joy to the birthday party with a personalized birthday poster designed on Canva

Create a fabulous birthday poster in minutes

Add an extra element of joy to your loved one’s birthday with a stunning poster. Whether it’s your friend, family, classmate, or colleague’s birthday, greet them with a customised poster full of love and well-wishes. You can even make the birthday party announcement with a peppy yet informative poster. Wondering how you can create a personalized poster with no designing knowledge? At your rescue comes Canva.

Canva aims to make designing amazingly simple and help everyone create fabulous designs in minutes. Our professional team of artists has created many birthday posters layouts for you choose and edit. Canva’s user-friendly interface and intuitive designing tools make the process quick and hassle-free. Don’t worry; designing on Canva is free!

Design a picture-perfect birthday poster online in a few clicks.

  1. Create a new Canva account to get started with your own birthday poster.
  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.

Customize your birthday poster in 4 simple steps

  1. Change the images. Upload your 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. Pick 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.

Customize your poster with memorable pictures

Instead of picking a generic poster, you can completely personalize it by adding childhood photos of the birthday person. Use images from your personal collection on the poster by clicking the ‘Upload your own image’ tab. With drag-and-drop feature place these uploaded images on the poster while cropping, resizing, and filtering them to fit the design. You can also find birthday-themed images like balloons and cake in our media library that houses over a million pictures, illustrations, and graphics. Many of these images are free, while a few premium ones cost $1, for each one-time use.

Design a birthday poster in collaboration with friends

Collaborate with friends and together create a fantastic poster for the birthday boy or girl. Canva allows you to share your design with other users and easily perfect your poster design. All you have to do is click on the share tab on the editor’s toolbar, and under the people tab enter the email address of the person you want to collaborate with. Remember to check the ‘Can edit’ box to allow your friends to edit the design at their end. Don’t worry, the share feature is completely free and enables you to share your poster design with multiple people at the same time.

Print your poster or share it online

Designed the poster too close to the birthday party? With Canva you have the option to share the poster on various social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. You can also email the birthday poster to let everyone know about the party. There is an option to download the poster in an image format, which you can then share on messaging apps like Whatsapp and Viber.  

Get the birthday poster printed in high-resolution to put it up on notice boards. Download the poster in PDF-Print format to get high quality 300 DPI (Dots Per Inch), every time you get a print.


Can I design a poster without creating an account on Canva?

You need an account on Canva to start design. With an account, you can easily access previously created designs, share it with others and download printable files. You will also be able to re-edit designs later and use any of the uploaded images.

Can I edit my poster at a later date?

All designs created on Canva automatically get saved in the user’s account and they can be accessed anytime. Simply select the design you wish to edit, make the required changes and save or download the final design.

Why is there a watermark on my poster? How can I remove it?

Watermarks are there to protect designs owned by professional artists. If you have have a watermark on your design, then that means you are using a protected layout, image or other visual element in your poster. To make your poster watermark-free, just pay for the protected elements  while downloading the design.