How To Add Pictures To Canva

Canva has revolutionized the world of graphic design, making it accessible to everyone. One of the best things about Canva is the ability to import your own images and incorporate them into your designs. In this blog post, we will guide you through a step-by-step process to add pictures to your Canva designs.

Step 1: Open Canva

Open your browser and go to If you have an account, log in using your details. If you do not have an account yet, you can create one for free.

Step 2: Select a Template or Create a New Design

You can create a new design from scratch or choose from thousands of beautiful templates that Canva provides. Just click on the “Create a design” button on the right top corner of the Canva website.

Step 3: Open the Uploads Tab

On the left sidebar, click on the “Uploads” tab. This will open a new panel where you can see all the images that you have uploaded to Canva in the past, and also where you can upload new images.

Step 4: Upload Your Image

Click on the “Upload an image or video” button. Choose the image or images you want to upload from your device. The image or images will then appear in the uploads tab after a successful upload.

Note: Canva supports JPG, PNG, and SVG formats for images. The maximum file size for uploads is 25MB.

Step 5: Add the Uploaded Image to Your Design

Click on the uploaded image in the “Uploads” tab to add it to your design. You can then move, resize, or edit the image as per your requirements.


Adding your own pictures to Canva designs is a straightforward process. It not only allows you to customize your designs but also gives them a personal touch. So go ahead, bring your designs to life with your own images!