How To Create A Booklet In Canva

Canva is a user-friendly graphic design tool that offers a myriad of features allowing you to design like a pro! With Canva, you can create a variety of design products from flyers, presentations, social media posts to booklets. Today, we’ll walk you through the simple steps of creating a booklet using Canva.

Step 1: Sign in or Sign Up

The first step is to sign in if you already have a Canva account or sign up if you don’t. It’s free and only requires your email address. After signing in, you’ll be directed to Canva’s home page.

Step 2: Create a New Design

At the top right corner of the screen, click on Create a design. A drop-down menu will appear. Click on Custom dimensions. Canva recommends a standard page size for a booklet of 5.5″ x 8.5″ or 8.5″ x 11″, but you can choose any size you prefer.

Step 3: Start Designing

From here, the fun truly begins. Feel free to add images, text, elements, and even videos to your booklet. You have the freedom to fully customize each page.

Step 4: Add More Pages

To add more pages to your booklet, click on the + Add a new page button located at the bottom of your design. Remember to keep your design consistent for a professional look.

Step 5: Save Your Booklet

Once you’re satisfied with your design, click on the Download button at the top right corner. You can choose to save your booklet as a PDF, JPG, or PNG file.

Step 6: Print Your Booklet

Finally, it’s time to print your booklet. Make sure to adjust your printer settings to print in booklet format.

    1. Open your printer settings.
    2. Look for the 'Page Setup' or 'Preferences' option.
    3. Choose 'Booklet' or 'Book fold' as your layout.
    4. Click 'Print'.


Voila! You’ve just created your own booklet with Canva. Remember, the key to a great design is creativity, so don’t be afraid to experiment with different fonts, colors, and images. Happy designing!