Upload personal photos into Canva for free and add it to the card to make it even more special. Or, search from among Canva's collection of more than 1 million stock images. You can add graphics and illustrations too. Then, use the advanced filters tools to enhance your chosen images. Get the help of friends, colleagues or family in creating the design by sharing an editable link. Once final, you can download your design for print, email it, or share it as a Facebook or Twitter post.

In this guide, Hallmark writers offer birthday-message tips and inspiring examples. Just click on the appropriate category below to go straight to the birthday wishes you’re interested in, or you can read the whole guide and mix and match to create a custom message for your birthday person. And once you’ve settled on a message, don’t hesitate to spread those happy birthday vibes–you can send a personalized, handwritten birthday card today. Either way, we hope this little guide helps with the next birthday card you sign…and many more!


In this section, you can actually design and create your own card and print it out in your home to send to family and friends. There is a template to which you can upload a personal or family photo from your computer or choose one of the many images available on the site. You can also choose from among the many message options and also add your own personal note. Print it out and voila! You have your own custom paper greeting card that you can sign, seal with love and send just in time for the special occasion!

It starts with Canva's selection of beautiful and expertly-designed birthday card templates. From simple ones to funny designs, you can choose from any of over a hundred designs created by our team of amazing artists and customize from there. Canva's drag and drop editing tools be easy to use, but the amount of customization you can do with them ensures that the card you're sending is personal and thoughtful. With a few clicks, you can change the design colors to the celebrant's favorite ones, add shapes, lines and other elements to give your design more flair, and type in your birthday greetings in beautiful typography.
Even though designs for birthday cakes are extremely flexible and do not follow any pattern, there are some things that should be kept in mind while deciding on birthday cake designs. Though the possibilities are endless with patterns for birthday cakes, the themes should be decided keeping in mind age group and characteristics of the person who's birthday it is.
Sending an extra special message? Jumbo greeting cards are oversized for larger than life moments like marriage proposals, milestone birthdays and new baby. The unforgettable keepsake is also perfectly sized as a romantic Valentine’s Day gift, for personal messages from large groups or for corporate celebrations. Custom jumbo greeting cards are sized at 14" by 19" and include a white envelope. 
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