How to design Instagram Stories with Canva and Filkers
How to design Instagram Stories with Canva and Filkers

In this article we are going to show you how to design amazing Stories for Instagram with Canva Y Filkers in a few easy steps.

Canva is a powerful tool to design infinite visual resources without having much design knowledge and its integration with Filkers will facilitate the creation of content for your marketing actions.

To start you must register or log in to Canva .
Once inside, you have several options to start designing your stories, the possibilities are endless.

Sign in to Canva
Sign in to Canva

First steps to designing your Instagram Stories in Canva

First of all, to design stories for Instagram you have several options depending on whether you are in the desktop version of your browser or in the app. Here we show you how to proceed in each situation, they are similar.

Options to create a design from your computer’s browser:
  1. Click on the Create a design button and choose the Instagram Story option
  2. Write “History” in the search engine and select the Instagram Story option
  3. Navigate through the Templates menu until you locate Instagram Stories within the Social Networks section.
Templates for Instagram Stories in Canva
Options to create a design from the Canva app:
  1. Write “History” in the search engine and select the Instagram Story option
  2. Choose the Instagram Story option in the Create a layout section
  3. Tap on the + button and select the Instagram Story option

Design your Instagram Story in Canva

To design a story you can create a blank design or choose a template from the more than 3,000 templates available. The process is simple, just let your imagination fly:

1. Create a blank story layout:

Use the text tool to write a message, add images or upload your own, add shapes to create a more attractive image and apply the colors that suit you best in each case. The combinations are endless! You can also apply a template if your idea doesn’t convince you.

2. Create a story from a professionally designed template:

Add the content to the template and customize it according to your needs. In this way, modify the texts and images, add a background or explore the gallery of elements that you can add to your design.

Similarly, create 1-4 different designs but have a consistent style, for example through color or typography.

Create a blank layout or edit a Canva template
Create a blank layout or edit a Canva template

Upload your Canva designs to Filkers

If you’ve already finished your designs in Canva, you can use your stories to create spectacular videos with Filkers.

Upload your Canva designs to Filkers
Upload your Canva designs to Filkers
Add your designs from the Filkers app:
  1. Login or sign up for Filkers
  2. In the left sidebar, click Media
  3. Click on the Canva button and choose the vertical format
  4. Wait for Canva to load and sign in if necessary
  5. On the Canva screen go to Folders and click on All my designs
  6. Select each design and click the Send to FILKERS button
Add your designs from Canva:
  1. Sign in to Canva
  2. Access the All your designs section and select a design
  3. Click on the Download button and save the file on your computer
  4. Login or sign up for Filkers
  5. In the left sidebar, click Media
  6. Click on the UPLOAD button and drag the previously downloaded file

Repeat the process with each design made. Now your story designs are available in your media repository, you just have to drag them into the templates to customize them.

Your Canva designs become available in your Media repository
Your Canva designs become available in your Media repository

Create your video for Instagram Stories in Filkers

Access the Gallery from Filkers to start creating great videos and visuals for your marketing actions. Choose the vertical format and filter the templates by the “Canva” tag to find the most appropriate ones.

First, choose a template from the Gallery, drag it to the right column, add it to a campaign and make the necessary changes such as modifying the color palette, the position and visibility of the logo or badge.

Then add this template to a Playlist , replace the images with your designs by dragging them from your Media.

Next, click on the Save button and, later, on Export this ad.

To finish, go to Exports in the left column to download the generated media kit. Similarly, when available, you will receive an email with the link to your media kit.

Now you can download the files you need to share on Instagram!

Download your media kit for Instagram Stories
Download your media kit for Instagram Stories