Say happy birthday with this sweet & sprinkly FREE printable cake birthday card! A handwritten personalized card is the perfect way to let your friends know you’re thinking about them on their birthday. These printable greeting cards are perfect for friends of any age because let’s face it…who doesn’t love cake!
For my fellow out-of-the-loop millenials, HBD = Happy Birthday Day in lazy texting lingo.
Want to know my trick for stress-free party planning? Using all the printable birthday card downloads on my site, I like to keep an on-to-go card box on hand for these times of need so that I always have a stash of colorful & funny birthday cards when duty calls.
Fun Occasions to Use a Printable Birthday Card
- Print off alongside my matching printable wrapping paper, party favor bags, or happy birthday tags for a complete DIY gift!
- Use the free birthday gift cards download to print as party invitations.
- Don’t want to use paper? No worries–use as free e birthday cards via email. Simply download the PDF, screenshot the design, and attach it in an email or text!
- Make the birthday gift cards handmade by embellishing them 3d stickers or glitter.
What You Need to Make the Free Birthday Card Download
To make these cute cards, you’ll need white cardstock, scissors, and the printable template.
How to Make Happy Birthday Cards:
Step 1: Print
Download free printable birthday card PDF and print on 8.5 x 11″ white cardstock (I use Neenah 65# Bright White).
Step 2: Cut & Fold Birthday Cake Card
Use scissors to cut along the edges of the printable birthday card. Fold in half and you’re done! Note the adorable sprinkle pattern on the backside for an added touch! These printable greeting cards fit in a 5 x 7″ envelope.
Step 3: Embellish and Gift!
Add your personal sentiment message inside, pop the card in the envelope and gift the birthday card to family and friends. Wrap in our matching printable wrapping paper and happy birthday tags for a complete DIY gift that was totally free!
Frequently Asked Questions:
How to Use The Cake Birthday Card:
The free printable birthday cards for kids or grownups is perfect for party invites or to go along with a gift for any birthday special occasion. Featuring colorful sprinkles and birthday cake card images, this card is ready to gift straight from the printer.
Life Hack: Create an on-to-go card box and keep extra on hand so you will always have these cute printable birthday cards when needed!
What size are these free printable birthday cards for adults and kids?
These cards measure 5 x 7″ when folded and fit in a standard 5 x 7″ envelope.
What ages are these girls or boy birthday cards for?
These printable birthday cards for boys or girls work for any age! Birthdays, anniversaries, baby shower, or just because or thinking of you card!
What paper weight is best for these pizza printable birthday cards?
I used 65lb. white cardstock. You definitely want something thicker than normal computer paper, otherwise, they won’t be as sturdy.
What should I decorate the cards with?
The card really doesn’t need much more decoration than your personal birthday greeting. If you want to give it a homemade birthday card touch, embellish the card and envelope with glitter gel pens and colorful washi tapes.
More Free Printable Birthday Cards
Illustrations by: Christi Sohn for Design Eat Repeat
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