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Celebrate your loved one on his or her special day with the best birthday card ideas from Shutterfly. We can help you create cute DIY birthday cards for your kids, husband, wife, grandma, and anyone else on your list. Elevate your birthday gifts and festivities with creative messages and custom designs for birthday cards they'll want to keep and cherish forever. Whether you're ringing in a milestone birthday—a 13th, 21st, 40th, or 80th—or celebrating a birthday of any number, we have the best happy birthday card ideas for you. Lift up your loved ones with these creative and unique birthday cards.
 
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Confetti Champagne Surprise Birthday Invitation
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Happy Joyous Fabulous Birthday Cards
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More Details Happy Joyous Fabulous Birthday Cards. Happy, joyous, fabulous, jolly, jubilant birthday! Send colorful greetings with fabulous words for the birthday celebrant
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Peppy Pennants Pink Girl First Birthday Invitation
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Vintage Scalloped Frame Surprise Birthday Invitation
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Having A Ball 4x5 Personalized Birthday Invitation
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Birthday Colors Plum Happy Birthday Card
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Happy Banner Cherry Birthday Cards
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Wrapped Wishes Pink Birthday Greeting Cards
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A Graceful Birthday | Birthday Card
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The Best Dad Birthday Greeting Cards
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Candle Collection Happy Birthday Card
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Bold Birthday Teal Happy Birthday Card
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Kids Artwork 5x7 Folded Card by Shutterfly
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Birthday Colors Blue Happy Birthday Card
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Modern Family Collage 5x7 Thank You Cards
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Peppy Pennants Blue Boy Birthday Invitation
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Smile Surplus Birthday Cards
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Birthday Banner Blue Happy Birthday Card
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Fun Balloons Pink Birthday Cards
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Happy Banner Teal Birthday Cards
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Vintage Wishes Teal Birthday Greeting Cards
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Happy Sign Grape Birthday Cards
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Blushing Birthday 5x7 Stationery Card by Stacy Claire Boyd
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Simply Joyful Birthday Party Invitations
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Confetti Splash Girl First Birthday Invitation
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It's A Surprise Surprise Birthday Invitation
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Lovely Patches Birthday Greeting Cards
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Happy Sign Blue Birthday Cards
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Bold Happy Birthday Card
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Upload Your Own Design 5x7 Folded Card by Yours Truly
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Fond Montage Birthday Greeting Cards
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Every Amazing Month Boy First Birthday Invitation
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Birthday Coral Colors Happy Birthday Card
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My First Birthday 5x7 Stationery Card by Yours Truly
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What A Year Boy First Birthday Invitation
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Grand Birthday 5x7 Folded Card by Yours Truly
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Birthday Script Happy Birthday Card
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Confetti Happy Birthday Card
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Brilliant Birthday Card
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Chalkboard Celebration Baby Boy First Birthday Invitation
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Birthday News Card | Magazine Cover Birthday Card
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Confetti Sparkle Surprise Birthday Invitation
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Year Of Firsts Boy First Birthday Invitation
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Wonderful Welcome Girl Thank You Cards
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The Happiest Birthday 5x7 Folded Card by Yours Truly
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Birthday Heart Happy Birthday Card
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Chalkboard Wishes Surprise Birthday Invitation
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Classic Bubblegum Baby Girl 1st Birthday Invitation
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Personalized Birthday Card Ideas For Loved Ones

Celebrate your loved one's special day with birthday card ideas that are just for them. You can create a photo birthday card that features pictures from special moments and fun memories from the past year. Include a snapshot from last year's birthday celebration, add photos from your last vacation together, or do a side-by-side comparison of pictures from over the years. Explore our templates to find DIY birthday card ideas to which you can add your personal flair. Upload your images and include a personal message or a short birthday greeting. This is a great way to wish the special person in your life a happy birthday—with your own, one-of-a-kind creation that honors them in unique ways. Our homemade birthday card ideas offer just that with fun designs and creative templates that you can personalize with ease.

 

You’ll want to find the best birthday card if you’re ringing in a milestone birthday. Have fun reminiscing on past decades as your mom or dad, grandma or grandpa hits his or her 50th, 60th, or 80th birthday. Design a sexy, funny, or cute birthday card for the day your best friend finally turns 21. Or add gold embellishments and fun sayings on your brother or sister’s golden birthday. There are so many creative ways and exciting birthday card ideas that are there to help you celebrate these big moments.

Design the Best Happy Birthday Cards For Kids

At Shutterfly, we have a huge collection of kids birthday card ideas to make your children feel special and loved on their big day. Include cartoon embellishments, bold colors, and favorite photos for your child to cherish, whether 5, 10, 16, or 18 years old. Add images of the whole family or them with their best friend in their first-grade class. Encourage them with great words and sentiments that lift up exactly who they are as they continue growing up before your eyes. With all these different themes and birthday card ideas, you can create a true masterpiece that your little one will love on his or her special day.

Create Birth Announcements For Your Newborn

Think outside the box with kids birthday card ideas for your little one's arrival. Welcome your infant to the world with wonderful birth announcements to send out to all your friends and family. Include the first photos of your whole family together or the unique images you took at your newborn photoshoot. This is the perfect way to celebrate your baby's actual day of birth with a beautiful card that shares the great news. These birthday card ideas can become special keepsakes as your baby starts to grow up and become his or her own unique and amazing person.

Make Birthday Cards In Different Shapes, Sizes, and Styles

As you're exploring birthday card ideas, browse our wide selection of shapes, sizes, and styles. You can create a folding card with custom photos and messages of "Happy Birthday" on the front of the card while leaving room for your personal message on the inside. Or go with a simple cardstock card with images and messages on the front and back. Include fun trim, gold foil, or go with tri-fold cards for exciting and dynamic looks that the birthday boy or girl will love. Go all out with our cool birthday card ideas to celebrate the big day in the perfect way.

 

If you’re celebrating your husband or wife, make for them the best birthday cards to show how much you appreciate them. Look for special, DIY birthday card ideas so the kids can even include their own handmade artwork on the front of a card. Showcase family photos from throughout the years and include heartwarming sentiments that they'll cherish forever. Make mom or dad's special day that much more meaningful with touching birthday card ideas from Shutterfly.

Create Birthday Party Invitations For Your Big Bash

Celebrate your special day with the best birthday invitations. Send out all the details about your big birthday bash on a dynamic and stylish greeting card. Include a favorite photo of your toddler for his or her first birthday party or add images from major moments for your own 30th birthday celebration. Within the Shutterfly design portal, you'll also be able to include all the essential details for the party like the date, time, location, and more. Get people excited about your own birthday party or an event you're throwing for your loved ones with birthday invitations that make getting the news out to the whole guest list easy. Ensure a great day with the final touch of a custom birthday invitation.

 

Then, when you’re looking for birthday card ideas for your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife, or child, create a personalized card that celebrates them in the most special way. Make the most of your toddler's early birthdays, ring in your best friend’s 16th or 18th in style, and make sure your grandparents feel all the love as they get one year older. Our wide variety of card design options will match whatever year or season of life you're celebrating.