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Nowadays, if anyone wants to create their templates, they can have them from Canva Templates; e.g., if somebody wants a template for an invitation to a wedding, they can change the template with the timing, location, color, etc., but the theme will remain the same. So this is how it makes users get to interact with.

In this article, we will create a template in the canva where users can edit it, but the theme will remain the same.

First, we will create a Canva Templates for Instagram stories, and second, we will create an invitation template for the birthday.

Overview of Canva

  • It is a fantastic online tool for designing everything from posters to business cards and brochures to wedding invitations
  • Canva is cloud-based, which means that the designs and projects you start on one computer can be accessed from any other computer that has access to the internet and the website.
  • Canva allows you to design everything quickly and easily without requiring large-scale graphic design experience.

Steps to Create a Template for Instagram Stories

Step 1: First, we need to click on the create design panel on the top right of the screen and will search for Instagram, a drop-down list will open there, and you can select any size of your story. 


Image: Demo clicking and searching for instagram

Step 2: Now we can search in the search bar for the template where we can see the post related to our search and can select one.


Image: Searching on templates bar

After picking one picture, we will get the theme palette related to that picture only.



Image: Searching image and color matches to theme

Step 3: Here we are choosing a brown color relatable to our picture or theme. And after picking up the color, we will insert some elements to make this page look more attractive.


Image: Add image

After this, we will add more images related to the theme as a watermark effect.


Image: Images as watermark 

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Step 4: Now here we will pick another picture that we will keep inside the frame as we can choose any shape of the frame then we can insert that image in that frame according to our needs.


Image: Add more images and shapes according to needs

Step 5: After selecting a frame according to our needs, we can search for images and drag them into the frame, which transforms the image into the exact shape of the frame.



Step 6: Here we can add one ribbon as it looks catchy and put text on top of it and also put some more details, as we mention here the location for the cafe.


Step 7: We can give more details about our content through banners or text, as mentioned in the image by the offer.  


Image: Add details regarding the story

This is the final template for Instagram stories. As we mentioned, the Coffee shop has a banner, time, place, and images that relate to coffee.

After understanding the creation of the template for social media, we will create another Canva template for the birthday invitation.

Steps to Create Template for Birthday Invitation

Step 1: First, we will click on the search bar to get a background color for our greetings as shown in fig. below.


Image: Choosing background color

Step 2: After that, we will add some images related to birthdays. As seen in the image below, we are using balloons to make our template more beautiful.


Image: Used white balloons

Step 3: Now we will choose some overlays to make the background look more attractive that are the same in color as the background.


Image: Using galaxy overlay

Step 4: Next, we will use elements relatable to birth, so we are using golden ribbon to decorate the template and will copy-paste it and place it in different places to each other.


Step 5: Now we will add gifts items in different places in the template with small sizes.


Step 6: Now come to the graphic tab, search for an element, and then search for a circular frame with a border that will fit it in to make a decorative frame.



Step 7: Here we will search the photo randomly and will drag it to the frame we created, and after that can put some text on the design for the invitation with the name of the b'day person as we mentioned below in the image.



Step 8: Now we will press 'R' on our keyboard to input the rectangle, and then we will give it a bright color as we will highlight the time and day for the b'day party.


Step 9: The final step is to mention the time, date, and venue in that rectangle box.


Image: Final template for invitation

So this is the final template for birthday invitations with some features as we mentioned above where we can change the time, place, image and venue according to our needs.

So that wraps up this article on Canva templates.


We hope this article on "Canva Templates" has helped you better grasp how Canva works. In this tutorial, Canva lets us create some creative design templates for social media using pictures that match the background, the theme, and where the date, time, and venue are mentioned. Also, we created another template for the birthday invitation where we used different eye catchy pictures like balloons, galaxy effects, etc. We can edit our venue, time, and place in both templates according to our needs. Explore our UI UX Design Certification program to enhance your design skills further.

In the world of digital design, Canva has emerged as a user-friendly tool that offers a wide array of templates for various design needs. From social media graphics to business presentations, Canva's templates provide a starting point for those looking to create professional designs with ease. However, to truly customize and elevate these templates, a deeper understanding of design principles is essential. This is where enrolling in a UI Design Bootcamp can be immensely beneficial.

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If you have any questions or doubts about Canva templates, please feel free to post them in the comments section below. Our team will get back to you at the earliest.

About the Author

Baivab Kumar JenaBaivab Kumar Jena

Baivab Kumar Jena is a computer science engineering graduate, he is well versed in multiple coding languages such as C/C++, Java, and Python.

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