Among the great symbols of life and hope in the world, the sea remains one of the most powerful. Ever constant but always changing, powerful, vast, and beautiful, the ocean is a suitable image to mentally conjure when one imagines what best symbolizes the fixed-but-fluid universe. The stars are another great symbol of life and the universe, so it’s comforting that there are stars in the sea as well… starfish. All is connected. Maybe two best friends can be imagined as a pair of starfish on a beach, under a sunset sky, facing the starlit night together. We make wishes on stars of all kinds and hope they come true for our loved ones on their birthdays.

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.
Our gifts start from just £3.99 and include a huge personalised selection where you can add photos, special messages or names; items range from t-shirts, cushions and mugs to alcohol, keyrings and chocolates. You’ll also find our on-trend novelty ideas including anything from drinking games to kids’ toys, perfect for birthdays and seasonal occasions. Many of our gifts (including flowers), can also be sent with same day despatch.

Always trust in the Lord. By sharing our faith with our best friends on their birthday we acknowledge the bond that brings us together at the deepest level of our souls: the knowledge that we share the same creator and His love sustains our lives. We also remind our best friend, on the day of their birth, that the Lord is ever ready to take us into the bosom of His blessed love. To dwell in the Lord’s grace would be a very happy birthday indeed.
Writing tip: Ages 16, 18, 21, 30, 40, 50, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95 and 100 are traditionally considered milestones. Cards specific to these birthdays will feature the age number prominently in their design, but you can make any card a milestone card (or any birthday a milestone birthday) by writing that shiny new age number somewhere in your personal message.
Auntie (63) Daughter (56) Auntie's Age Cards (2) Daughter in Law (28) Goddaughter (15) Granddaughter (33) Great Granddaughter's Age Cards (5) Great Granddaughter Birthday (13) Gran (6) Step Mum (2) Mum Age Birthday Cards (8) Wife Age Birthday Cards (4) Mother Birthday Cards (7) Nanna (21) Niece (45) One I Love Female (13) Sister Age Cards (9) Someone Special (4)
Our gifts start from just £3.99 and include a huge personalised selection where you can add photos, special messages or names; items range from t-shirts, cushions and mugs to alcohol, keyrings and chocolates. You’ll also find our on-trend novelty ideas including anything from drinking games to kids’ toys, perfect for birthdays and seasonal occasions. Many of our gifts (including flowers), can also be sent with same day despatch.
Write "Happy Birthday!" Once you have selected your paper and your card format, it's time to get started on creating your simple birthday card. You can use a thick marker or a combination of different colors to write, "Happy Birthday!" on the front of your card. If you prefer not to hand write it, you can also print the words using a word processor and cut them out for your card, or use the printed piece of paper as your template.

Cover Verse: There are in the end three things that last: faith, hope, and love, and the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 Inside Verse: Though your heart must hold deep sadness right now, may it also hold the blessings of the love that will always be a part of you... Praying that God will comfort your heart, uplift your spirit, and carry you through this time of sadness.


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.
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