What to Write in a Birthday Card

Now that you’ve found the perfect birthday card for a friend or loved one, you may be looking for what to write to make the greeting even more special. Below you’ll find just the right words to share your love and best wishes for a wonderful day inside a Leanin’ Tree Birthday Card!

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 What to Write in a Birthday Card

Simple Happy Birthday Wishes

  • Hope you have a very Happy Birthday, [NAME]! Wishing you all the best on your special day.
  • Happy Birthday! I hope your day is full of all your favorite things!
  • On your birthday, I celebrate you and the special place you have in my heart. Have a great day!
  • Wishing you a blessed year and a wonderful day!
  • Enjoy this special day in celebration of a most wonderful you! Happy Birthday!
Simple Happy Birthday Wishes

Tip: Mix and match these suggestions with your own words to create a memorable sentiment.

Milestone Birthday Quotes

  • Happy [AGE] Birthday, [Name]! Celebrate the wonderful person you have become. I am so blessed by the many ways you have touched my life!
  • “Youth has no age.” - Pablo Picasso
  • Birthdays are a time to celebrate. The more of them you have, the more you can experience the beautiful world before you. Enjoy your day and the year ahead!
  • “Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.” - Mark Twain
Milestone Birthday Quotes

Tip: General milestone birthdays are usually for ages 16, 18, 21,, 30, 40, 50, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 95, and 100. Add one of these messages to make it a special “milestone keepsake” for the recipient.

Happy Birthday Message For A Friend

  • Happy Birthday, [NAME]! I can’t imagine my life without your special friendship.
  • Your friendship means the world to me. I can’t imagine life without the memories we share!
  • Happy Birthday, [NAME]! Your friendship means the world to me!
  • “Happy birthday to my special friend, I hope you have a wonderful day and year to come!
  • Hoping that your day is as wonderful as you are! Happy Birthday, my friend!
Happy Birthday Message For A Friend

Tip: Choose a card that truly reminds you of your friend’s personality, then add a personalized message to make it that much more special!

Birthday Sayings For Kids

  • Wishing you a very happy birthday! I can’t believe your are already [AGE]! Time has flown by!
  • You are a special part of our lives. Happy [AGE] birthday!
  • You have made our lives even more special than we ever imagined. We hope you have a wonderful [AGE] birthday!
  • [NAME], how did you get to be [AGE] already? Stop growing up so fast! Happy Birthday!
  • [NAME], I know that you are going to make an amazing [AGE] year old! Happy Birthday!
Birthday Sayings For Kids

Tip: Adding the child’s age will make them feel special that you know just how old they really are!

Birthday Card Messages For A Spouse Or Significant Other

  • I am so lucky to have you in my life! You make every day special. Happy Birthday!
  • I hope the birthday of the one I Love is the happiest!
  • Happy Birthday! I can’t wait to celebrate with you. I love you!
  • I am blessed to have you as my [HUSBAND/WIFE]. I hope your day is full of happiness. Love you!
  • Your love makes my days brighter. Happy Birthday to the one I love!
Birthday Card Messages For A Spouse Or Significant Other

Tip: Include your loved one’s special nickname or an inside joke to make your birthday message even more personal.

Christian Birthday Wishes

  • A very joyous and blessed Happy Birthday to someone who is truly a blessing to me!
  • I pray you have the best birthday ever. You are such a blessing to my life!
  • I thank God so much for you, and I hope you have a wonderful birthday!
  • Wishing you all God’s greatest blessings on your birthday and in the year ahead!
  • Happy Birthday to someone so precious to the Lord and to me!
  • My love and prayers are with you on your birthday and in the days ahead!
  • May God bless you richly and fulfill the desires of your heart on your birthday and always!
  • I hope God fills your heart with much love and joy on this your special day!

Create a special keepsake card friends and loved ones will treasure forever! Express your most sincere birthday wishes with a delightful Birthday Card from Leanin’ Tree.
Enjoy adding your own handwritten thoughts and loving wishes.