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Birthday Card Messages: What To Write In A Birthday Card

Hip hip hooray, it’s their birthday! It’s time to put your party hat on and send birthday wishes in a card created especially for them. Whether you want to send a loving message to your mum, a funny message to a friend, you’ll find the exact words to put a smile on their face.

Birthday card messages

Birthday Messages For Him

"Happy Birthday to my best friend!"
"You become more and more handsome every year, Happy Birthday!"
"Just for you, I’ll make your special day the best yet! Happy Birthday!"
"I can’t wait to spoil you and throw you the very best birthday party!"
"I’ve got you the best present yet… me! Happy Birthday!"
"Have an amazing day all about you! Happy Birthday my love!"

"I look forward to your birthday every year, so I can spoil you like you deserve."
"Happy Birthday to the guy who has stolen my heart!"
"Happy Birthday to my King!"
"Happy Birthday to my amazing, funny, smart boyfriend/husband!"
"I can’t imagine life without you! Happy Birthday to the love of my life!"

Birthday Card Messages For Her

"Congratulations for turning another year older and still looking like a teenager! Happy Birthday!"
"I can’t wait to spend many more birthdays with you. Happy Birthday!"
"Even the sweetest birthday cake cannot be as sweet as you. Happy Birthday!"
"I love you more and more every day and on your birthday, I’ll treat you like the princess you are."
"I feel like I am the one who really gets the biggest gift because you are my girlfriend and I get to spend your birthday with you!"
"You make every day a dream come true!"

"Happy Birthday to my one and only!"
"I’m so lucky I get to wish you a Happy Birthday!"
"Happy Birthday to the most amazing person in my life!"
"Happy Birthday to my beautiful girlfriend/wife!Happy Birthday to my beautiful girlfriend/wife!"
"Happy Birthday to my Queen!"
"I’d be lost without you! Happy Birthday to my everything!"
"You’ve given me heaven on Earth and I hope I make your birthday as special!"
"Happy Birthday to the girl who has stolen my heart!"

Birthday Card Messages For Anyone

"It’s time for a little bit of cake and a lot of fun! Happy Birthday!"
"I hope all your birthday wishes come true this year!"
"You making growing old look so graceful! Happy Birthday"
"Don’t count the years or the candles, count all the memories! Happy Birthday!"
"If things get better with age, you’re doing amazing!"
"You’re only as old as you feel! Happy Birthday!"
"Another year older, another year wiser! Happy Birthday!"
"I wish you the happiest birthday yet!"
"Stay young at heart! Happy Birthday!"

"Another year older, another year better! Happy Birthday!"
Let’s paint the town red! Happy Birthday!"
"I hope this birthday is unforgettable!"
"It’s your special day! Throw a party, eat cake, drink lots and celebrate growing another year older! Happy Birthday!"
"Hope you have a blast this birthday!"
"Hope you have a ball this birthday!"
"Each year you get a little bit wiser! Happy Birthday!"
"Every birthday is a reason to celebrate, no matter what age! Happy Birthday!"
"Today we celebrate the gift of YOU! Happy Birthday!"

Funny Birthday Card Messages

"Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional"
"Age is just a number… make up your own!"
"You’re much too young to look this old! Happy Birthday!"
"Inside every old person is a young person wondering what’s happened! Happy Birthday!"
"Like a fine wine, you improve each year"
"I’m sorry this year I haven’t bought you a sports car but next year I might… Happy Birthday!"
"Forget about the past, you can’t change it. Forget about the future, you can’t predict it. Forget about the present… as I did too… Happy Birthday!"
"Is this the year you decide to start acting your age? Happy Birthday!"
"We were going to throw you a surprise party but we didn’t want you to have a heart attack! Happy Birthday!"
"I can’t believe how many candles you have to blow out now! Happy Birthday oldie!"
"I hope your birthday is as perfect as me… but that’s setting a very high standard! Happy Birthday!"

"I’m glad you were born! Happy Birthday"
"I’m sorry I didn’t RSVP to your party… so I’ve sent this card instead! Happy Birthday"
"Another year older… but not another year wiser! Happy Birthday!"
"You’re gradually getting to the top of the hill. It’s better than being buried under it."
"It’s a true sign of ageing when your candles cost more than the cake. Happy Birthday!"
"Happy Birthday! Don’t worry about getting old, it just means that now you can get the best seat on the bus."
"When people start questioning the grey in your hair, just tell them it’s the colour of wisdom. Happy Birthday!"
"I wanted to get you something amazing for your birthday… but this card was all I could afford… Happy Birthday! "
"Let’s party like we’re 18 again! Happy Birthday! "
"You’re how old…?! I don’t believe it! Happy Birthday! "
"Get ready to blow out the candles… if you can! Happy Birthday!"

Sentimental Birthday Card Messages

"May this be your best year ever, Happy Birthday"
"Wishing you another year of accomplishments!"
"You deserve the very best birthday because to me, you are the very best"
"Your special day deserves to be as perfect as you!"
"You brought love, joy and happiness into my world and this birthday I will bring all that and more to yours!"
"Forget the past and look forward to the future… The best is yet to come! Happy Birthday!"
"It’s the journey that counts, not the destination, and I’ll walk by your side! Happy Birthday!"

"Have a wonderful day, filled with love, laughter and cake!"
"With every year that passes, you become more perfect. Happy Birthday my love."
"Another year older… but not another year wiser! Happy Birthday!"
"Never stop wishing as you blow out the candles. Happy Birthday!"
"Life is a journey. Enjoy every mile. Happy Birthday!"
"I hope you have a magical day of love and happiness!"
"Friends like you are a rare treasure! Happy Birthday!"
"I hope this year brings you all the happiness in the world!"
"You were my birthday wish, I hope you get yours!"

Birthday Card Messages For Mum

"Mum, on your birthday it’s time to sit back and relax, put up your feet and let dad take care of everything!"
"You made every birthday growing up the most fun, so I hope I make yours extra special this year!"
"Happy Birthday mum! You deserve a day as special as you!"
"Mum, you’re my shining star! This birthday, you’ll be spoilt rotten!"

"You’re the very best mum in the world so today you’ll be treated like a queen!"
"Happy Birthday mum"
"Thank you for being my rock. Happy Birthday mum!"
"Mums like you are a rare treasure! Happy Birthday!"

Birthday Card Messages For Dad

"Today is the right time for me to say, how grateful I am to you for always showing me the way. Happy Birthday, Dad!"
"To me you’re more than just a dad, you’re my hero, inspiration and best friend. Happy Birthday!"
"Great fathers like you are one in a lifetime. Happy Birthday!"
"Not only am I lucky to have you as my father, but I am happy to have you as my friend. Happy Birthday!"

"Congratulations on the anniversary of your 18th birthday! You are still so young, Dad."
"They say that with age comes wisdom. So, Happy Birthday to one of the wisest people I know!"
"Happy Birthday to a dad that I’m only slightly afraid of turning into!

Birthday Card Messages For Sons

"From the minute you were born, you've been my whole world. Happy Birthday, son!"
"You make us proud every day, Happy Birthday!"
"Happy Birthday to my bundle of joy! "

"I didn’t give you the gift of life. Life gave me the gift of you. Happy Birthday!"
"Happy Birthday to a son who is smart, good looking, and funny and reminds me a lot of myself!"

Birthday Card Messages For Daughters

"Happy Birthday to our sweet little princess!"
"Happy Birthday my darling daughter!"
"To our favourite girl in the whole world, your birthday is truly special to us, Happy Birthday!"

"You are our most precious gift. Happy Birthday to the best daughter in the whole wide world!"
"You never cause us any trouble, that’s why you’re our favourite child."
"Happy Birthday to my bundle of joy!"

Birthday Messages For Sisters/Brothers

"A sister is a friend for life! I hope you have a wonderful birthday!"
"You’re good looking, awesome, and funny…it kind of runs in the family…"
"I hope I look as good as you when I get to your age! Happy Birthday big brother/sister!"

"Happy Birthday to mum and dad’s second favourite kid."
"You made it easy for me to be the favourite child. Happy Birthday!"