We're obsessed with how easy this unicorn birthday card is to make! Start by making a few felt flowers in bright colors, then cut out a spiral horn and two ear shapes from glitter scrapbook paper. Use glue to attach the paper, and then attach the flowers. Add two eyes with a black marker to finish this adorable handmade birthday card.
This fun birthday card is so easy to make! Cut strips of bright or patterned paper that are slightly shorter than the height of the card; secure the strips with double-sided tape or glue, and add glitter teardrop shapes so the bright rectangles resemble candles.
For a truly special birthday girl, give a card that doubles as a gift. Make a gorgeous card with paper flowers in all her favorite colors, and add a pretty frame to turn it into a gift; once she's opened the card, she can frame your floral creation as a keepsake.
Dress up a plain card with a bright paper tassel in the birthday girl's favorite color. To make a tissue paper tassel, cut several long strips of paper and fold each in the middle; tie off with a ribbon, and thread the ribbon through a punched hole on the front of the card.
Make a fast and easy homemade birthday card in just minutes! Cut a balloon shape from colorful or patterned paper and glue it to the front of a blank card—we used a white pencil and black marker to add the balloon string and birthday message.
Celebrate your youngster's special day with this snappy card that announces her age. Start with a plain cardstock card, and cut a piece of patterned paper slightly smaller than the front of the card. Use a stencil or a template to cut out the number from the patterned paper, then adhere it to the front of the card. Add a fun phrase to a tag decal, and pop the card in an envelope!
Wrap up your birthday wishes with this delightful card shaped just like a present, complete with a bow to untie to open it.
Editor's Tip: Be sure to write your birthday message inside the card before you tie the bow. The bow can slip on and off the card, but you can create a prettier finished look if you write inside the card before tying the bow.
This adorable birthday card is perfect for anyone, on any birthday! Plus, we love how easy it is to make! Start by cutting a square of patterned paper that fits on the front of a blank card. Cut two pieces of ribbon slightly longer than the square, and use tape to secure the string to the back of the square so the string forms a crossed pattern on the front of the box. Add a small tied ribbon at the top to finish the card.
Make a quick last-minute birthday card that is just as sweet as a store-bought card. Start with a blank card in a solid color or a pattern. Cut out a banner of bright paper, and use a marker or pen to add a birthday message.
A pullout greeting is playfully hidden in the layers of this accordion-fold birthday card. Making the elaborate-looking card is much easier than it looks; just follow our instructions and the folding diagram, then add your creative touches.
To make an easy handmade birthday card, use your computer to print a sweet saying on colored cardstock. Cut the printed paper into a fun shape and glue onto a patterned card and top with a sticker or decal.
Give a shout out to the birthday girl with this festive card that's all about her. A chunky, decorative initial made from fabric paper and embellished with stitching is the spotlight of the greeting.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, this birthday card has lot to say to the birthday girl! Birthday symbols easily printed using a dingbat font playfully decorate this colorful card with birthday banter.
Your little lady will love to carry this adorable purse birthday card on her special day. Use our free pattern to help you put it together.
What girl wouldn't love a colorful bouquet of flowers on her birthday, especially with a heartfelt secret birthday greeting tucked inside.
Editor's Tip: Keep adhesive away from exposed surfaces so the embellished flower tab doesn't stick.
Make your own pretty, patterned paper by dipping and splattering white cardstock in Easter egg or other water-base dye. The watercolor effect makes for a truly one-of-a-kind greeting card.
This friendly queen of her nest is easily assembled using colored chipboard shapes to create a darling custom birthday card.
A playful medley of papers decorates these festive birthday cards like confetti. Choose favorite colors and patterns for each birthday girl to make a one-of-a-kind card just for her.
Giving a gift card is twice as nice when it's tucked inside a handmade card. Try our perky feathered-friend design, or be inspired to create your own unique image.
Chenille stems and felt give the candles on this creative birthday cake whimsical dimension.
Be inspired by your favorite scrapbooking paper. Choose a whimsical flower pattern and turn it into a delightful birthday card by simply adding complementary embellishments.
This cute birthday card is easy enough to whip up at a moment's notice. Plus, it's a terrific way to use up leftover paper scraps.
This cat can't help but put a smile on the birthday girl's face. Use a simple paper-piecing technique, playful ribbon scraps, and embellishments to craft this adorable birthday card.
Treat your aspiring green thumb to a bouquet of flowers that doesn't need watering. This birthday card is blooming with cheerful felt flowers.
Curling the paper petals of these wispy flowers gives the illusion of a soft spring breeze blowing across this pretty birthday card.
Editor's Tip: Use a craft knife or fine-tip scissors to cut out the delicate shapes.
Girlish flourishes turn a plain piece of cardstock into this pretty birthday card. A simple paper-weaving technique and felt flower embellishments are all it takes.
Wish your girl a spectacular celebration with a card sparkling with girly embellishments. Velvet ribbon and rhinestone brads give this birthday card glitzy glamour.
Not only are these handbag-shape birthday cards cute, but you also can tuck a little birthday cash or gift card inside along with your best birthday wishes.
The party’s not just on the outside of this clever birthday card. Layer the festive papers, then turn a corner to reveal the fun.
Can you find the birthday greeting in this word search? Delight your little game player with this playful greeting card.
Clever yet simple techniques makes this homemade masterpiece look like it should have a greeting card brand stamped on the back.
If your birthday girl dreams of the stars, this rocket card will send her into orbit. Our patterns make it easy to bring this outer space adventure to life.
Editor's Tip: For a personal touch, draw the birthday girl or use a favorite snapshot to make her the pilot.