Canva for Beginners: Creating Eye-Catching Designs in Minutes
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Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make quotes and motivational posts in Canva:

1. Open Canva: Go to and create a new design using the “Custom Dimensions” option.

2. Choose the design format: Select the type of design you want to create, such as an Instagram post, Facebook post, or Twitter post. You can also create a custom size if needed.

3. Choose a background: Select a background for your design. You can choose from a variety of options including solid colors, gradients, images, and patterns.

4. Add your text: Click on the “Text” option on the left-hand side of the screen and choose a text layout that fits your design. Then, type your quote or motivational text into the text box.

5. Customize your text: Change your font, color, and size to make it stand out. You can also add emphasis to specific words or phrases using bold, italic, or underlined formatting.

6. Add design elements: To make your design more visually appealing, you can add design elements such as lines, shapes, icons, and illustrations.

7. Use photos or images: You can add photos or images that relate to your quote or motivational text. Canva provides a library of free stock images or you can upload your own photos.

8. Review and export: Once you’re satisfied with your design, preview it to ensure it looks good. Then, export it in the format you need, such as JPG or PNG.

9. Share your design: Share your design on social media platforms or print it out to hang up as a poster.

That’s it! Following these steps, you can create beautiful quotes and motivational posts in Canva.

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