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How To Use Canva to Create Beautiful Pins

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Knowing how to use Canva is a game-changer, as you probably already know, Pinterest is a great tool for driving traffic to your blog.

With so many users and so many beautiful pins, it can be challenging to stand out.

How to use Canva

Canva is a very user-friendly tool for creating beautiful visuals and it is very easy to use even for inexperienced people.

I, personally, have no experience whatsoever in graphic design and honestly was never keen to learn Photoshop. Now I always create beautiful pins using Canva and I will show you the exact steps of how you can too.

First, you need to create an account. It’s easy and besides, it’s free. You can sign up here.

You can choose templates for any formats you might need, Pinterest, Instagram post, Facebook story, business card, blog banner, flyer, etc.

Canva has the standard sizes for each channel so that the full image will show when you post it.

Design anything you want with Canva
Design anything with Canva

Once you click on the Pinterest Graphic, a new tab opens where, on the left,  you can choose from various free templates.

They are categorized, making it extremely easy to find exactly what you are looking for. Click on the one you like and it will open automatically.

Pinterest templates in Canva
Pinterest templates in Canva

Now you can start customizing it in every way you wish. You can customize anything from fronts to colors and even change the background picture.

How to change the color of the fonts in Canva
Customize colors in Canva
Fonts in Canva
Hundreds of fonts to choose from

You can use the Canva library of free pictures or you can upload your own.

Upload your own pictures in Canva
Upload your own pictures in Canva
Free gallery photos in Canva
Use the free gallery photos

Once your design is ready, you can now download it in different formats. I always download PNG format for Pinterest.

Which format is best to save pins on Canva?

I hope my quick guide on How To Use Canva To Create Beautiful Pins helped you.

Forrest Webber

Forrest Webber, I hope you will enjoy reading and applying the things that I am teaching through my articles.While working for 12 years in different fields and 9 different countries, I came across different cultures and different work environments.