To celebrate Friend’s Day, which is celebrated on Friday (20), a good idea is to send a stylized message via WhatsApp or social networks. Canva, a free online image editor, allows you to create artwork on your computer with images and phrases. So it is a useful tool to produce a card and send a «Happy Friend’s Day» to special people. The application has a gallery with several ready-made templates that can be edited and used as inspiration.
Check out, in the step by step below, how to use Canva to make a card with homage to friendship. Remember that the editor works directly from the browser and can be used on both Windows and macOS PCs. There is no need to download or install anything on the PC.
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Learn how to use Canva to create a card for friend’s day – Photo: Helito Bijora / dnetc
Step 1. Access the Canva website and select the option «Personal use». Then log into your account or create a free account. You can use Facebook data to log in quickly;
Log in to your account or register for free – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Bijora
Step 2. Now, in «Create a design», access the «Card» section;
Open the card design templates – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Bijora
Step 3. In the left column, choose the model you want to use and click on it;
Choose a model of your preference – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Bijora
Step 4. The selected model will open in the editor. Click on a text to change the content. The formatting options are located in the panel just above;
Editing template text – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Bijora
Step 5. You can change the color of the figures, background, margins and other elements. To do this, just click on the desired item and choose the color in the upper left corner;
Changing color of the elements – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Bijora
Step 6. If you want, you can move the objects by dragging with the mouse. The buttons that appear at the corners of the rectangle serve to increase or decrease the size and rotate;
Changing size and rotating objects – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Bijora
Step 7. If the model you selected has a photo, you can upload an image by clicking on «Upload» on the left sidebar of the editor. Then, drag your photo over the base of the model to change it;
Sending personalized photo – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Bijora
Step 8. Clicking on the photo, you can apply a filter, crop, rotate the image or change the spacing. These options are displayed in the column above the card;
Applying filter to the photo – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Bijora
Step 9. After making the desired edits, select «Download» in the upper right corner of the screen. Finally, choose the desired format and click «Download» again to download your card.
Downloading edited card – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Bijora
Ready! Take advantage of the tips to create a card to honor your friends.
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