If you search for the term “Instagram” on Canva, you find over 550,000 templates. Yes, some are free, and some are premium, but who has the time to browse the entire library to find that perfect Instagram template?
So, I went far in this plethora of templates to find the 22 free and best Canva templates for Instagram.
Pink Vintage Floral Polaroid
The first best Canva Instagram template is Pink Vintage Floral for your pink photos. Just replace those photos with your own, and you will have a nice post for your Instagram account.
Most Wanted Product Revamping The 90s Look
Change the upper text, add your images, and have a photo. It can be used to showcase your products, but if you have time, you can make many things from this template.
White & Black Simple Giveaway
Here is the giveaway template that works well in many industries. Edit the words, add your background removed image, and change colors, and you will have a perfect post.
Brown Modern Hampton Pastel Aesthetic
You need an image that can make this template stand out. Otherwise, other templates may be more suitable.
The frame color is not changeable, so you need a photo with a light background to match the color palette.
The template can be used for new products or something that you love to use. Check out the story version of this template if you want a story template.
Show your support for your friend’s wedding day. The free template is one of the best Canva Instagram templates. Change the names and maybe the image if you have an original one, and tag your friends.
New Release Urban Street Fashion Promo
This one caught my eye while browsing the library. The DJ & gaming-style Instagram template is for those who want to promote something.
The template looks amazing if you have a dark image placed on the circle frame (like in the template). The template is also available as an Instagram story.
Modern Pastel Abstract Exclusive Webinar and Notification
Another template for Instagram influencers, the Modern Pastel Abstract template, is an excellent addition as you can upload one of your photos and change the dates. The aesthetic template is for your upcoming events and webinars.
Family Day Content Post Instagram Feed
The template with 3D stars is one of the best Canva Instagram templates. It is well suited if you recently went on a trip with your family. All you need to do is change the photo, and you are good to go.
Lilac Feminine Followers Appreciation
Want to thank your followers for hitting that number? Here is the template for women to celebrate their achievements with their followers.
To use this temple, change the follower count number and the image to your own.
Red Minimal Popup Business Quotes
As the title suggests, it does not have to be business quotes. If you have accounts on other social media platforms, you can crop your posts from those platforms and display them on Instagram.
This will help reach the same people on other platforms.
Abstract Illustration Mental Health Checklist
One of the growing concerns today is health. This Canva template for Instagram can remind you and your followers to stay on top by following this simple checklist.
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White Minimalist Climate Change Instagram Post
One of the last best Canva Instagram templates is White Minimalist Climate Change template. Now, why did I choose this template?
In the growing world, it’s easy to forget those things, so here is one for your audience to do their part and help towards a better future.
To use this template, change the text and post it on your favorite social media platform.
White Minimalist Mothers Day
How can we forget Mother’s Day? This free Canva template is the one you need if you are looking for a Mother’s Day template. You can change the subtext for a personal experience.
Modern abstract Illustration make your mind feel better
This one is to remind your friends to stay healthy by following those simple tips and doing the basic mindfulness tasks. If you are into health and stuff, this template is for you.
Bonus: Simple Social Media Post Quote
This one is just a basic quote from me. This template is a bonus as I’m not a designer, and the template is not in the Canva library.
If you are into quotes, you can use this template, or this may help you come up with your idea.
Now, we are entering the story section that only covers stories to upload to your Instagram.
Light Brown Minimalist self
The first one of the best Canva Instagram story templates is about showcasing your great photos. You can add three stunning photos (from the same trip) and tell the world that you are who you are.
Gold Neutral Rustic Texture Inspirational
This story is also to show your favorite photos to your audience. You can change the photos and the text and make the template your own.
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If you don’t want a complicated story template, this one here is a simple one that only asks you to add a light-color photo and post it on Instagram.
Beige Minimalist Good Morning
Tell your friends good morning in story style. This template sends good vibes as it travels throughout your day. Ensure to use a light-colored photo to match the background color.
IG Story Template for Photographers
The title says it all. If you are a photographer or have been somewhere recently, you can use this template to show a sneak peek of the trip before publishing the full album.
Pink Aesthetic Thank You
Here is a simple thank you story for your followers. This can be shared when your account reaches a new follower record.
If you like to thank a particular person, add their name or the username below the “thank you” text.
Neutral Aesthetic Women Photo Clothing Brand
The last one of the best Canva Instagram templates is this aesthetic women’s photo showcasing the clothing brand.
Honestly, most of the work in this template is done by the background, so if you have a stunning photo, replace the background in this template and change the text.
This is a video template, so you can adjust the time before uploading it to Instagram.
This is where we end this best Canva Instagram templates guide. I hope some or at least one of those templates helped. You can also put your mind to work and develop something new from those templates.
Please let me know if you want me to add a template to this list, and feel free to share your insights in the comments.
Madhsudhan Khemchandani has a bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering (Honours). He has been writing articles on apps and software for over five years. He has also made over 200 videos on his YouTube channel. Read more about him on the about page.