All I want is for you to be happy on your birthday. We get so much by giving to those we love, even if that giving is simply encompassed in our expression of our very best hopes and wishes on behalf of our best friends. In celebrating those we love, we celebrate our shared lives and the time we have spent in the joyful company of our trusted loved ones.  When we put the best future of others ahead of our own good fortune, we demonstrate love. When our best friends do the same, our love is justified.
When it comes to birthdays, do you think the card matters as much as the gift? We do, and never want to be without the perfect handmade birthday card with a personal message. DIY birthday cards are one of the things people often keep longer than the gift, so we always want to make sure to give cards that are extra special and thoughtful. What better way to get a card like this than to make one? Well, this was my thought, anyway. However, when I went looking on Google and Pinterest for handmade DIY birthday card ideas, I did not find exactly what I was looking for. There were lots of free printables from big sites like Greeting Island, Blue Mountain, and even American Greetings, but those lacked the homemade touch I was going for. See, I make lots of my gifts, so adding a cheap looking printed card just won’t do. I was looking for inspiration and step by step tutorials for cute cards to make at home, ones I could be proud of. After the free cards, I came across more tutorials than I could count from sites trying to sell me scrapbook supplies and die cut templates. I understand you have to make money, DIY people, but please, don’t try to sell me stuff to make a simple greeting card, or at least show me I can make one without it. Not nice when you just want some birthday cards you can actually make! I was not looking for some frilly thing that came off looking like a scrapbook, anyway, thank you.
So…if you are also looking to make some cool handmade birthday cards from supplies you already have at home and want to go a step beyond the basic home printer greeting card, I put together a list of cards for you. Cute handmade cards for your husband or wife, DIY birthday cards for kids, best cards to make for adults, teens, neighbors and friends. Don’t forget Mom and Dad, either, I found super thoughtful special cards for them.
I use these not only as bday cards but as invitations to bday parties since they are blank inside. I'm most pleased to have purchased this set since I send out a lot of bday cards, and this has a great price per piece. Vibrant colors, fun photo pix, and you don't have to worry about some cheesy poem in the center. Just write happy bday and your own note and you're good to go. Good card stock, and I love the yellow bright envelopes.

Whew, it feels like we just barely made it through the Christmas holiday season, but now Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! I made these ninja printable Valentine’s Day cards at the request of my seven-year-old son who asked if I would design “some valentines for boys – with no glittery hearts or love and all that girly stuff!” After reminding him that valentines cards are for Valentine’s Day and all, he finally relented and let me add a few hearts to the cards…as long as they weren’t glittery!

When someone near and dear to your heart turns another year older, you’ll want to do everything you can to make their day extra memorable. Whether you’re throwing a birthday party, a cocktail party or planning a dinner at the honoree’s favorite restaurant, it’s tradition to give the guest of honor a Happy Birthday card. As if picking out a card wasn’t tough enough, on top of that you’ll need to craft a happy birthday message too.
In good humor and all in fun, we praise our best friend by ironically honoring ourselves. But self-effacement is the real name of the game here. We honor our loved ones by elevating them even above ourselves in the scheme of our lives, and by wishing them all the joy they deserve on the anniversary of their birth.  Thus do we say “You’re a good friend to me and I wish we could always be together for the rest of our lives.”
Blue Mountain has been around for a long time, and they have beautifully designed ecards for any occasion. This site offers a free no-obligation trial, and then you can choose to continue membership for a low monthly fee if you decide that's the way you'd like to go. If you find yourself sending quite a few ecards and you're looking for a site that delivers high-quality artwork and messaging, this might be a good choice for you. As of 2018, a one-month membership costs $4.99; a one-year membership, $19.99; and a two-year membership, $29.99.
Artist Notes: This is a humorous birthday card especially for dog lovers. It features a colour photographic image of a Jack Russell Terrier Dog leaning forwards with his paws and nose cutely resting on the arm of an office chair. The text above the photo reads 'I've been pondering life, the universe and all that, and I've totally worked out what's most important ...' And inside it reads '... You and cookies, although not necessarily in that order' 'HAPPY BIRTHDAY'
This exciting greeting cards collection has everything you need to celebrate all those big life events, from weddings and new babies to anniversaries and, of course, those special ‘don’t forget’ birthdays. No matter how big or small the occasion, greeting cards are a great way to say you’re thinking of someone. Try browsing the selection of Send a Message greeting cards if you’re looking for greeting cards that say good luck or get well, that send friendship thoughts, or perhaps that simply say 'thinking of you'. And for greeting cards at those hard times of remembrance, choose a beautifully worded sympathy card. Whether you need greeting cards for a specific congratulation, such as graduation, new home or new job, or you simply want to write your own message in a blank greeting card, there is a wide range of styles to choose from. Don’t forget to check your monthly calendar for all those upcoming birthdays, and browse the greeting cards selections for all your loved ones such as mum, dad, son, daughter and grandparents, and the greeting cards for extra special milestone birthdays like 18th, 21st, 30th and 60th. For any friend’s birthday there is a wide choice of greeting card styles to choose from such as cute and cuddly bears like the famous Forever Friends, funny cards to make them laugh out loud, more contemporary cards for those fashionistas or simply classic photographic cards and beautifully drawn art. There is plenty of choice for kids’ greeting cards too, especially when they want a special character: select from greeting cards featuring Batman, Scooby Doo, Spider-Man, the Simpsons, Superman and more to keep the children smiling on their big day.
I hope you will have a wonderful future ahead of you. Our time is limited, and who wants to waste a single instant on failure or regret? The future is always before us, bright and unspotted, ready to fulfill our wildest fantasy or fondest desires. We have only to seize it. We wish just such a victory for our best friend on their birthday, that they will grasp the future and make the best use of it they can, truly achieving all to which they dare aspire.

I wish that you can fulfill all your dreams and goals in life. The best wishes one can wish are that those you love experience success in all their endeavors and are granted the fruition of their lifelong dreams. May your birthday be the window which opens a million vistas that help you in the fulfillment of your dreams and accomplishments of your goals!
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