How to create a custom card with Canva.com

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Fuzzy Ink Stationery Designing Tips – Video Tutorial: how to create a custom card with Canva.com #greetingcards #videotutorial #diycraft

Hands up if you’ve ever realized at the last minute that you forgot to buy a birthday card? Or you just couldn’t find one that seemed right for the occasion? So how did you solve the problem? Did you create a custom card or promise yourself that you’ll be more organised next time?

It happened to me recently when I was ready to go my Mum’s birthday party. I had a hard time finding the right card for her, and then promptly forgot all about it. On the day, when I had about until 10 minutes until I had to leave, I remembered the card. Or rather my lack of one.  So I went straight to my computer and quickly whipped up a custom card using Canva.

Because no one should show up without a birthday card, I’ve put together a quick tutorial for you. This builds on my previous step-by-step post on how to create cards using images or inspirational quotes. In the video, I build on that and show you how to:

  • decide on what size custom card to create
  • add your image to the card
  • create a message on the front and inside of the card.

What you will need

  • A free Canva account
  • JPGs of the photos or images you want to use
  • The message to be included

Make a custom card in minutes

Hit play on the video below, to watch the tutorial. You’ll see how fast you can whip up an original and unique card for your friends and family.

Custom card downloads

Click on the links below to grab a copy of the downloads I talk about during the video.

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