Gone are the days of needing extensive training and expensive software to create beautiful, timeless designs. Non-designers, rejoice! Canva has made graphic designing accessible to everyday professionals like you and me.
One of our favorite aspects of the Canva platform is its incredibly user-friendly interface (especially compared to its design software counterparts like InDesign and Photoshop). Even more, the platform consistently releases new updates to expand its design capabilities and always heeds to their customer feedback for new features to develop.
Is it obvious that we love Canva?!
Read on for a few of our favorite Canva hacks to save you time and have you designing like a pro in no time.
BONUS: Stick around for a bonus video at the end of this article: Canva How-To: Make text pop when you snap using the animate effect.
01 Background Remover
02 Quick Keystrokes
- Use keystroke “R” to insert a rectangular or square shape
- Use keystroke “C” to insert a circle shape
- Use keystroke “L” to insert a line
- Use keystroke “T” to insert a text box
03 Text Effects
07 Grab a template from “All your Designs”
08 Change all colors with one-click
09 Customize a template to match your brand (Canva Pro Users)
10 Magic Resize (Canva Pro Users)
11 Share design as a full screen website
Navigate to the cluster of three dots in the top right corner, under the Share heading choose “Website” and select from website style available: Presentation, Scrolling, Classic Navigation, or Standard.
Bonus How-to: Make text POP with the snap of a finger
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Claudia is C&C's Marketing Director with a background in retail, commercial, hotel and residential real estate.
A Florida Native, Claudia loves being outdoors and on the water. Find her exploring homes in historic neighborhoods, squeezing a lime on something, or planning a trip somewhere off the beaten path.
Simple pleasures: a made bed and a hot baguette.