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26 Homemade Birthday Cards

DIY birthday cards make the special day even better. Get some of the best birthday card craft ideas here!

By: Dana Byerwalter, Editor,
26 Homemade Birthday Cards

Birthdays are celebrated in a variety of ways. Whether you like small gatherings with your closest friends or enormous parties with extended family and more, birthdays are definitely a cause for celebration. Celebrate the birthdays of your loved ones by making them some of these 26 Homemade Birthday Cards. After all, these DIY gifts are sure to flatter any recipient!

Help them set up their party with invitations ideas, or give them a gorgeous paper craft gift when you follow one of our card making tutorials. The best gifts have a homemade touch, and these homemade birthday cards are sweet crafts to accompany any present.

PLUS! Check out the video tutorial right below to learn how to make a Quilled Balloon Paper Birthday Card. It's a festive card idea that uses basic quilling skills.

Invitation Ideas

Ninja Scroll Invitations

It's hard to throw a party if you don't invite your guests! Invite guests to your next birthday party in a traditional way with birthday party invitations. These invitation ideas are a great way to inform your friends that you're having a party.

The best part is that most of these ideas are free printables! These invitations are budget-friendly, easy to make, and totally adorable.

Birthday Card Making Tutorials

Surprise Faces Handmade Cards

Give birthday gifts in a big way when you make any of these homemade birthday cards! These card making tutorials are easy to follow, and you'll be amazed at the impressive DIY paper crafts you can make! From 3D embellishments to pop-up cards and more, you can make a gorgeous paper craft for any upcoming birthday.

These cards are perfect if you're giving your friend a small gift like a trinket or gift card. Tuck the little gift into the envelope with the handmade card. Even though the gift will be special, the card is what your loved one is sure to appreciate!

Printable Birthday Cards

Happy One Year Smarter Birthday Card

When you don't quite have enough time to create an elaborate birthday card from scratch, don't fret - that's what printable cards were made for!

Whether your recipient enjoys ironic and witty tidings like the Happy One Year Smarter Birthday Card or more sentimental keepsakes like the Wonderful Woman Birthday Card Printable, there's no denying you can get just as much bang for your buck when you opt for printables without having to spend all of your, well, bucks.

Just a few clicks of your mouse is all it takes to whip up a creative birthday tiding. Simply download the file, press "print," then hand it to the birthday boy or girl.

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Very cool. I am not a huge fan of store-bought cards because they aren't very special. These are way better!


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