Canva tools and features

Canva tools and features

Reasons to use Canva for your editing needs.

As a blogger, you may have heard or come across Canva. Canva is a great content creation and designing tool that helps you create social media images, documents and paper content. It makes amateur designs look professional. Disclaimer: I am not marketing Canva. I am simply sharing a how to guide on this amazing app I discovered. All this while I thought Canva was only to be used to create images, download and log out. There are so many other features of Canva. Some of these features are:

There are various templates on Canva for you to edit. Canva has templates for

Announcements
Blog graphic
Bookmarks
Brochures
Calendars
Certificates
Comic Strip
Coupons
Facebook covers
Facebook stories
Flyers
Google Plus Covers
Graphic organizer
Infographics
Instagram Stories
Invitations
Invoices
Labels
Lesson plan
Letterheads
Letters
Logos
Media kit
Meme generators
Menus
Mind Map
Newsletter
Photo book
Photo collage
Planners
Posters
Presentations
Programs
Proposals
Quote Graphics
Rack Card
Recipe Card
Report Cards
Resumes
Schedules
Scrapbooks
Seating chart
Snapchat Geofilters
Table of content
Tags
Tickets
Tumblr Banners and graphics
Twitter Headers
Various Cards (ID, Business, Birthday)
Various Covers (CD, Magazine, Books)
Wallpapers
Web ad
Web banners
Website graphic
WhatsApp Story and status
Worksheet
Yearbooks
YouTube Channel Art
YouTube Thumbnails

Canva celebrates your brand.

It offers features that reflect your brand values. It has a facility that allows you to access all your brand needs for content. It creates a brand kit for you. Using your own Color palette, Fonts, Logos and you may upload new font. This link informs you about this: https://www.canva.com/brand

One feature includes 20 unique font combinations that you can use on Canva. You can add these fonts together and see how well they look together. These fonts are free. You may learn more about Canvas fonts here: https://www.canva.com/learn/fonts

The Color Palette Generator on Canva easily generates awesome color palettes from an image. A unique color combination helps you to express the personality of your brand. It offers 20 different color palettes for you to choose from. https://www.canva.com/color-palette/

Canva also has millions of free and paid high-quality stock photos for you to use for your content. You can search according to what you are looking for or according to your mood. You can also add your own photos to the content. You may browse by category:

Read more about Canva Photos here: https://www.canva.com/photos/free/

Canva allows you to easily create beautiful designs and documents.

Make use of Canva’s drag-and-drop editor and professional layouts. If you don’t fancy the templates, you may design your own custom dimensions. See more about sizes here: https://www.canva.com/sizes/

The Teams feature on Canva allows you to add your team members. This is exclusive to Canva’s premium feature. Teams are organized by administrators, designers and members. More on teams here: https://www.canva.com/teams

Another awesome thing about Canva is that it saves your designs in-app that you may re-edit for the next time you need them.

Sharing on Canva is easy. You can share to email addresses, social media accounts, website and within your Canva profile. You can also download the content as a PNG file, a JPEG file, PDF file and as animation.

You can connect your Instagram and Facebook to Canva. Canva allows you to add video and embed media to your design. You can change the background, add elements, text and uploads too. Resizing your already made image to fit in different dimensions is as simple as a click. I love to add emojis which are already on Canva to my content.

I have been looking for the best and an easy app to create freebies for my blog. Canva has proved to have all the things I need to create them.   

Another great tool to use is the Photo editor. This allows you to upload a picture, filter, resize and edit your pictures. See this exciting tool here: https://www.canva.com/photo-editor/

In conclusion, Canva has a lot of tools and features. It also has a place that teaches you how to use and get the best out of Canva. I got all this information in my post from here: https://www.canva.com/learn and https://designschool.canva.com/

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14 thoughts on “Canva tools and features

  1. Wow! I’ve dabbled in Canva, but I truly had no idea it was capable of so much! I may have to spend a few more hours with it, this afternoon!

  2. Canva is awesome! SOOO many templates – I didn’t realize there were that many! And I do love how easy they make it to consistently use your brand colors, fonts, etc. Thanks for this info!

  3. Can’t believe I’ve been using Canva for a while and didn’t know about the color palatte generator! Thanks so much for the great tips

  4. I love Canva. It is definitely one of my go-to tools for blogging. I have no idea what I used before someone introduced me to the app. I’ve been using it ever since.

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