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Birthday cards

Birthday cards

Deliver a smile right on time with our customizable online birthday cards, from heartfelt to humorous. Send instantly via email, text, or link, or schedule in advance.

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Whether you're celebrating your spouse, a client, or a friend of a friend, Paperless Post has a birthday card that will fit their personality and bring a tear to their eye in the best way possible (whether they're crying from laughter or a heartfelt message is totally up to you). A digital birthday card is the perfect way to let them know you're sending your well-wishes for a fantastic year ahead.

Our online birthday cards make it easy to send a special greeting to everyone in your life. You don't need a book of stamps, and the lucky recipient can come back to revisit your birthday card in their inbox or text messages.

Birthday card ideas

We've done the leg work for you and have broken down our birthday cards into categories like birthday cards for her and birthday cards for him. Choose a photo birthday card for a great way to highlight a special moment from the year(s) past, or, if the birthday celebrant is a jokester who loves to laugh, give them something to smile about with a funny birthday card. Our kids’ birthday cards feature imaginative designs, graphics of sweet treats, and illustrated animal motifs that bring a playful touch to their special day.

How to make birthday cards online

Kickoff your birthday card creation by finding a design that embodies the theme of the day and the personality of the honoree. Our partnership with iconic designers like Rifle Paper Co. and Jonathan Adler gives you access to legendary stationery templates that will charm every recipient.

With Paperless Post, our online design tools make it easy to create the perfect birthday card with customizable fonts, colors, envelopes and liners, backdrops, and stamps. Once you’ve added your personal touches, upload your guests’ contact information, send your birthday card, and let the anticipation build. When responses start rolling in, you’ll be able to see who’s confirmed and send a quick message to recipients you’re still waiting on.

Can you schedule a birthday card ahead of time?

With the exception of leap year babies, you know their birthday will be on the same day each year, so why not take a second to get ahead of the game and plan out all your birthday cards right now? Our scheduling tool lets you set the exact time for your online birthday card delivery, so it’s always on time, and you'll look like the thoughtful individual you are. If you look at the calendar and realize you missed your BFF’s birthday yesterday, don't panic. Send a belated birthday card as soon as you can, and it'll arrive as soon as you send it.

What do you write in a birthday card?

There are tons of things you can write in a birthday card, from simple greetings to sentimental messages that pull at their heartstrings. Let them know why you appreciate them or mention their qualities that you admire most. Or, remind them of a special memory or occasion that brought you closer. No matter how you say it, now's the perfect time to highlight how flawlessly fantastic they are.

If you'd rather keep the mood light, a funny birthday card message is a great way to send your greetings without getting too serious. A punny phrase or cheeky joke about aging like fine wine is a surefire way to put a smile on their face.