How Do I Make a Wallpaper on Canva?

Creating a wallpaper on Canva is relatively easy, and you can make a stunning wallpaper in just a few simple steps. Canva is an online graphic design platform that allows you to create graphics, logos, posters, and other designs with ease. You can also use the platform to create wallpapers.

To make a wallpaper on Canva, first you need to sign up for an account or log in if you already have one. Once logged in, navigate to the homepage and select ‘Create a Design’ from the top navigation bar.

You will then be directed to the ‘Create’ page where you can select what type of design you would like to create. Select ‘Wallpaper’ from the list of options and then choose the size of your wallpaper from the dropdown menu.

Once you have selected the size of your wallpaper, it is time to start creating it! You can choose from thousands of pre-made templates or create your own from scratch using images, shapes, text and more tools available on Canva.

To add images or illustrations to your wallpaper design, click on ‘Elements’ at the top left corner of the page and search for images related to your theme or concept. If you don’t find any images that suit your needs, try searching for free stock images online.

When it comes to adding text or shapes to your wallpaper design, click on ‘Text’ at the top left corner of the page and select what type of text element you would like to use – titles, subtitles or quotes – as well as fonts and sizes that match your theme or concept best. For adding shapes such as circles or rectangles click on ‘Shapes’ at the top left corner of the page and drag them onto your canvas as desired.

Once you have added all elements onto your canvas it is time for final touches – adjusting colors and applying filters if needed. To adjust colors click on any element on your canvas – image or shape – select color picker tool from the menu at top right corner of the page and choose what color fits best with your design concept.

Finally, when all elements are placed properly and colors are adjusted correctly click on download icon located in bottom left corner of canvas preview area – this will save completed wallpaper onto computer – ready for printing out or further editing.


Making a wallpaper with Canva is quick and easy – all that’s needed is some creativity! With just a few simple steps – signing up/logging in; selecting size; adding elements; adjusting colors/applying filters – anyone can create an amazing looking wallpaper within minutes!