How Do You Make a StreamYard Overlay on Canva?

Making a StreamYard Overlay on Canva is a great way to add some creative flare to your live streaming. This tutorial will guide you through the steps to creating your own StreamYard Overlay on Canva.

Step 1: Sign up for Canva and create your account. You can do so by visiting the official website and entering your email address, setting a password and other details.

Step 2: Start by creating a new design within Canva by clicking on the ‘Create Design’ button in the top right-hand corner of the page. This will open up a template page where you can choose from various designs and sizes for your overlay.

Step 3: On this page, select ‘StreamYard Overlay’ from the list of templates available. This will open up another page with several different options for creating an overlay, such as adding text, shapes and images.

Step 4: From here, you can begin customizing your overlay by editing text, colors and more. To add text to your overlay, click on the ‘Add Text’ option and type in whatever message you would like to appear in the stream. You can also adjust font size, color and alignment using this option as well as other design elements such as adding shapes or images.

Step 5: Once you are happy with how your overlay looks, click on ‘Save’ at the top of the page to save it to your computer or upload it directly to StreamYard for use in your streams.


Making a StreamYard Overlay on Canva is an easy way to customize how you present yourself during live streams. With just five simple steps, you can create an attractive overlay that adds personality and flair to any stream!