Create Digital & Printable Happy Birthday Cards
Personalized happy birthday cards make everyone's special day even more special. With Creatacard™, our customizable card maker, preparing for a loved one’s birthday is a breeze! Simply browse our online selection of customizable birthday cards to find tons of fun designs and heartfelt messages already templated and ready for you to use! It’s never been easier to wish that special someone a happy birthday. Start browsing free and premium birthday cards below to get started, and then sign up for a subscription to print or send online today! Members can send unlimited cards all year long.
Guarantee birthday smiles with a card that’s a crowd-pleaser.! These greetings are perfect for all types of relationships, ages and personalities, from family, friends, co-workers and beyond.
Birthdays are a wonderful time to tell someone how special they are and how grateful you are to have them in your life. Let our heartfelt birthday cards help you do just that.
Dolly Parton Birthday Cards
Celebrate their birthday with rocking Dolly Parton Creatacards™.
Get the laughter rolling with a funny birthday card personalized with photos, video and a humorous message of your own!
Animated Birthday Creatacards take our amazing greeting card artistry and transform it with super cute and cool motion effects. — such a fun surprise!
Whether he’s your friend, brother, dad, husband or another great guy, he’ll love receiving his very own, highly customized card.
Celebrate all the special ladies in your life with cards that come with a personal touch. Add your favorite photos, video and wishes that will make her day (and year)!
From toddlers to teenagers, your favorite kids will love receiving a birthday card made awesome by you. Celebrate every age and childhood milestone with fun personalization features and then add a gift card as a special treat!
Convenient Digital & Printable Birthday Cards
With so many birthdays to remember throughout the year, it can be tough to get to the store on time and find the perfect card. However, seeing the joy that a birthday greeting card can bring makes the extra effort of sending a birthday card totally worth it. Creatacard™ online card templates allow you to add your own unique message and upload your favorite photos. What’s even better, you’re less likely to forget to pick up a card when you can easily send or print our free and premium birthday cards from home!
How to Make Printable Birthday Cards At Home
With any membership you can select the perfect printable birthday card design from our fun, festive selection of premium and free birthday cards to print at home. Follow these quick and easy steps to create your printable birthday card in minutes:
Step 1. Choose a card template from the birthday card maker and add a personalized message, pictures and your signature.
Step 2. Preview your card. When you’re completely satisfied, select “Share or Print” and then “Print.”
Step 3. Purchase a gift card (redeemable via printable QR code) or print your card without one.
Step 4. Prepare your printout. When you’re ready to print, a pop-up window will display options like the card fold, single or double-sided printing and printer feed type. Make selections and click the “Continue” button.
Step 5. Check browser settings. An additional message will appear with reminders on how to fix headers and footers, scale and adjust margins. Need more guidance? Here you can also view our recommended print settings FAQ (opens a new window). Review and click “Print Page 1” when you are ready.
Step 6. Print. On this screen you will choose your printer, number of copies, layout and more. Repeat this step to “Print the Inside” of your card. (As an alternative, you can save the pages as PDF files and take them to your local printer. It’s a great option if you have many birthday cards to print or want to access a higher-quality machine.)
Try a free, printable birthday card today, or join American Greetings to create and print any of our birthday Creatacards.
Other Ways to Say Happy Birthday
By sending your loved ones a customized birthday card, you're sure to brighten their day! American Greetings also offers birthday ecards, if you need to send an online birthday greeting card in a flash! Be sure to check out all our other great birthday products and inspiration as well.
Add a Gift to Your Creatacard™ Birthday Cards
When sending your happy birthday card by email, you will have the bonus option of adding a gift card! Here’s how to attach it to your digital card:
- When you are finished customizing your card, select “Share or Print,” and then “Send Via Email.”
- Below the address fields at the bottom of the page, you will see a section titled, “Add a Gift Card to This Ecard.”
- Click on the box with pictures of gift cards and hit the button that says, “Add a Gift Card and Send.” Here you can pick out an egift card from a variety of awesome places!
- Then choose the value of the gift card and enter your payment information.
- Confirm your total and click “Send Ecard With Gift Card.”
- When the lucky recipient picks up their Creatacard™, they’ll also receive a link to redeem their egift card in person or online!
Happy Birthday Messages: What to Write in a Birthday Card
A great way to show that you care about friends, family and even co-workers is to personalize their birthday card with a message of your own. For example, you could add words that are:
- Short and sweet: Hope all your birthday wishes come true!
- Complimentary: Your birthday is the perfect time to remind you what a wonderful person you are.
- Humorous and fun: This day will forever be awesome because it’s yours! Happy Birthday!
- Quotable: “We turn not older with years, but newer every day.” — Emily Dickinson
For more helpful writing tips and examples, visit our inspiration page titled, “What to Write in a Birthday Card & Birthday Wishes.”