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What to Write in a Birthday Card

Whether you’re good with writing cards or at a loss for words, we’ve got some birthday message inspiration that will assure the guest of honor a happy one. Each birthday is a milestone that deserves proper celebration and you can tailor your birthday message to reflect your appreciation and well wishes for the honoree. Whether you’re sending a card in the mail or you’ve received a themed birthday party invitation, you can use our easy tips to write a well-worded message that relays your birthday sentiments. A heartfelt birthday card can take any gift from good to great in a few simple steps on what to write in a birthday card below.

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Birthday Card Wording for Friends

Depending on the birthday boy or girl, your birthday card wording will vary. Are you looking for some heartfelt birthday wishes? How about sincere birthday messages? Who are we kidding, we know you’re interested in some birthday jokes about being old, aren’t you?

Like we said, whether your birthday greetings will take on a funny, cute or romantic feel will all depend on who you are writing the card to. Here are some of our favorite wording examples for birthday greetings, no matter who the hero of the occasion is. Keep in mind that the best birthday wishes are the ones that come from the heart. Use these examples, combine them or customize them in all your happy birthday wishes.

Cute Birthday Messages 

Funny Birthday Greetings 

Sincere Birthday Wishes 

As the special people in your life turn another year older and another year wiser (or at least that’s what they say happens…) we want to make sure we welcome them into the next 365 days in the best way possible. We want to make sure as the years go by the birthday boy or girl knows your love and appreciation only grows more and more.

Happy Birthday Card Wording Examples for Mom

It’s easy to under appreciate Mom sometimes. Yes, she knows how much you love and cherish her, but it doesn’t hurt to remind her of that every once in a while and especially doesn’t hurt to on her birthday. These special Mother’s birthday greetings are just what your card is missing.

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Happy Birthday Card Wording Examples for Dad

Same goes for Dad as it did for Mom…

Parents play a pivotal role in our lives and often times it is hard to tell them just how grateful you are for their love and support. Of course your dad knows how much you love him, but why not go ahead and tell him again, especially on his big day. When he opens his birthday card and smiles, you’ll know the reason why.

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Happy Birthday Card Wording Examples For Husband

So, it’s your hubby’s birthday? Seeing as he is your LIFE partner, you should make sure his birthday card is super sweet. Think cute, romantic and maybe even funny. He will surely appreciate your birthday wishes on top of his slice of cake.

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Happy Birthday Wording Examples For Wife

The perfect complement to a beautiful birthday card, is a romantic birthday wish to go along with it. We know you make your wife feel special on a day-to-day basis, but her birthday is the time to bring out the extra special. Keep these words romantic, darling and full of love when wishing her a happiest of birthdays.

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Happy Birthday Wording Examples for Boyfriend

Getting boyfriend birthday wishes right doesn’t have to be hard. Whether he is the type of guy to appreciate a sappy birthday greeting or one that will leave him laughing, these are sure to help.

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Happy Birthday Wording Examples for Girlfriend

Chocolates, flowers and gifts do the trick, but when paired with sweet words that make her smile well, nothing can top that. Make your girlfriend’s day full of love with these romantic ideas for saying, “Happy birthday to you.”

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Happy Birthday Wording Examples for Boss

After you’ve decorated the office with must-have birthday decorations like balloons and streamers, you should include a well-worded birthday wish for your boss.

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Happy Birthday Wording for Milestone Birthdays

Milestone birthdays are those that mark a big birthday year and after the 1st 18th and 21st it seems that these milestone birthdays are marked by round numbers. And don’t get us wrong, round numbered birthdays deserve some extra celebration and some even better birthday wishes. Below are some of our favorites that are sure to do the trick for milestone birthdays.

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21stbirthday examples:

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50thbirthday examples:

Just remember to let your relationship to the birthday boy or girl guide the way you write your happy birthday wishes. So, now that you’ve got all our wonderful tips and tricks, pick up the pen and start drafting your personal message. Good luck and don’t forget the ‘Happy birthday!”

If you’re not only writing a birthday card but planning the birthday party too you can find some extra inspiration with our birthday party themes for boys and also our fun sweet sixteen birthday party ideas! You can These should help ease your party planning duties, save you stress and remind you to have fun.