In this section, you can actually design and create your own card and print it out in your home to send to family and friends. There is a template to which you can upload a personal or family photo from your computer or choose one of the many images available on the site. You can also choose from among the many message options and also add your own personal note. Print it out and voila! You have your own custom paper greeting card that you can sign, seal with love and send just in time for the special occasion!
A birthday is a time for you to sit back, relax, and enjoy, my friend. Every birthday we experience is another milestone of the distance we’ve traveled in the previous 365 days and the work we’ve done. All we have accomplished, gained, and lost in the previous year is lamented and celebrated on the anniversary of our birth. But it should also be a time of personal reflection and, hopefully, the perfect opportunity to celebrate and take pride in a year well lived, and a job well done.
When you sit down with a blank greeting card in front of you, don’t be surprised if you can’t seem to put the pen to paper. Many of us get a case of writers block when we sit down to write a birthday card greeting, especially to the people we love the most. Sure, the birthday honoree knows just how much you love and appreciate him or her but, it doesn’t hurt to remind them on their day.

As per usual, we have a fantastic HOW TO video to share with you – so you can really see how quick and easy it is to make this fun and easy Pop Up Birthday Cake Card. As mentioned above and in the video, you don’t have to use “pretty pattern paper” like I have here.. but you can also decorate the “white cake” with pens or things like washi tape. Have a look at what you have already and work with what you have got! A word of warning though… this pop up birthday card DIY is so easy, that you will want to make more and more and more… so why not make a batch and have them handy for up coming birthdays throughout the year? Make a white one, with a little bride and groom and you have the perfect Wedding Cake Card too! Enjoy!!


Click on a card, then hit “Customize.” You’re ready to upload a photo or two, tweak the text or jazz up the font and color. Amp up the fun with images from the Stickers Menu, including hats and mustaches in “Party.” Apply one or two or a few to your photos – or to the cartoon critter you found in “Animals” – or fill up the wide-open spaces. Wrap up your project, and follow the prompts to print your Printable Card or launch your eCard into cyberspace.
When you sit down with a blank greeting card in front of you, don’t be surprised if you can’t seem to put the pen to paper. Many of us get a case of writers block when we sit down to write a birthday card greeting, especially to the people we love the most. Sure, the birthday honoree knows just how much you love and appreciate him or her but, it doesn’t hurt to remind them on their day.

Don’t forget to send birthday wishes to your friend as a demonstration of the high regard in which you hold them. That’s what makes them your very best friend. It’s the perfect way to prove to the person who cares for you always that you return their feelings a hundred times over. Wishes and dreams are only magical if they are shared with those whom we love. We wish all of the hopes and dreams of our best friends will come true all the long days of the year.
If you can’t attend the birthday celebration of your friend then you can send him/her a special birthday wish to let him/her know that you have not forgotten this day. I’ll miss you on your birthday. I wish we could be together to laugh and love and celebrate the day. Even though we can’t, I hope you know that my heart overflows with love for you. And today I’ll celebrate you and the wonderful moment that you came into my life — for on that day, my greatest dream was born. Perfect.
If you can’t attend the birthday celebration of your friend then you can send him/her a special birthday wish to let him/her know that you have not forgotten this day. I’ll miss you on your birthday. I wish we could be together to laugh and love and celebrate the day. Even though we can’t, I hope you know that my heart overflows with love for you. And today I’ll celebrate you and the wonderful moment that you came into my life — for on that day, my greatest dream was born. Perfect.

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.
There are a lot of gift ideas you can choose from if you want your friend to be happy on this special occasion, and many ways to celebrate.  You can arrange to acquire and deliver the joy of a traditional birthday cake made especially for him or her. Or if you want your friend to laugh and giggle, send them funny birthday pictures or some unique morning quotes and wishes.
As your friend, you can always guarantee that I will always give you my support. Have a great birthday! Now we’re thinking of you, giving love and support in all you do. Sometimes it’s not easy to express gratitude to those we love, even our best friends. But being thankful is a habit we should get into, especially when it is so deeply and earnestly owed. Our best friends support us and keep us upright when we would fall. For all they do, the happiest of birthdays to them!

When your friend is feeling down, be sure to comfort him/her. Sometimes it’s not enough to simply wish them a happy birthday or send along your best wishes, sometimes more is required. Like letting them know that you are always on their side, and will always be in their corner no matter how rough life might get. That is the true mark of real friendship: not in birthday presents, but in birthday “presence.”


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.
In this guide, Hallmark writers offer birthday-message tips and inspiring examples. Just click on the appropriate category below to go straight to the birthday wishes you’re interested in, or you can read the whole guide and mix and match to create a custom message for your birthday person. And once you’ve settled on a message, don’t hesitate to spread those happy birthday vibes–you can send a personalized, handwritten birthday card today. Either way, we hope this little guide helps with the next birthday card you sign…and many more!
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