What Is Canva?

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If you’re in need of a little helping hand in the graphics department, Canva might be just what you’re looking for.

Canva is an Australian start up which was born out of an online textbook editor. It’s aimed at people who want to make beautiful graphics but might not have the skills to do it themselves in Illustrator.

Canva is super simple to use. There are different templates to use – so if you’re looking to design a business card (perhaps to advertise your blog?) or a poster to advertise an event, there’s so many templates ready and waiting for you to use and be inspired by.



It’s all web based, and putting together an image is as easy as searching, dragging and dropping.


It’s easy to change any part of a template to personalise it, and you can import your own photos from your hard drive or Facebook. If you’re looking for stock images however, they have a huge collection – some are free to use, but others are $1 (which is pretty cheap compared to most stock image sites!)

If you’d like to try it out, head over to canva.com to reserve your username and wait, but if you’re itching to get started now, leave a comment as we’ve got a few invites to give away! Sorry! All of our invites have been given out now – hope everyone enjoys using Canva!

  • Sophie

    Sounds like a really awesome useable tool! Definitely want to try this!

    November 21, 2013 at 3:41 pm Reply
  • The Dame Intl

    Yes please! Me please!

    November 21, 2013 at 3:49 pm Reply
  • Nics Notebook

    Oh yes I would be interested!!

    November 21, 2013 at 5:06 pm Reply
  • Emma

    I would definitely be interested too!

    November 21, 2013 at 7:47 pm Reply
  • helen

    oooh would love an invite if you have an left please x

    November 21, 2013 at 11:51 pm Reply
  • Angela

    looks awesome & definitely interested! i have been looking to do a blog design makeover but i have don’t know anything about that kind of stuff.

    November 22, 2013 at 4:56 am Reply

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