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Free Birthday Cards

Updated on February 12, 2012

Show someone you care and send them a great birthday card. You don't have to spend a lot of money.There are lots of great FREE birthday cards that you can choose from. You're not being cheap--you're being smart!

Send birthday cards for free by:

  1. finding a free e-card
  2. printing a free birthday card from an online source
  3. creating a card using a Microsoft Word "cards" template
  4. creating a card from scratch on Microsoft Word (instructions below)
  5. making a card as a craft

Free Birthday Cards
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Birthday E-cards

The variety of free birthday e-cards is plentiful. Find kid cards, adult cards, cartoony fun cards, animated cards, artistic cards, greeting card quality e-cards, postcards...it’s all just a click away. You can do a Google search to find e-card outlets or just use the links in this article.

The simple things that you will need:

  • The recipient’s email address
  • The sender’s (you) email address
  • The birthday girl or boy’s birthdate
  • An e-card website

This was made using the "Invitations" template on Microsoft Word 2007
This was made using the "Invitations" template on Microsoft Word 2007

How to Make a Free Birthday Card on Word

If you'd rather give a printed birthday card, you can make one yourself! Making a Free Birthday Card on your computer is as easy as 1-2-3 with Microsoft Word.

How to do it:

  1. Open Microsoft Word on your computer and select "New".
  2. Scroll down in the left sidebar of templates and select "Cards".
  3. Choose "Occasion & Event Cards" and click on the style that you like.

The templates utilizes text blocks for the message. You can personalize the card by inserting the name of the birthday-boy or birthday-girl and adding your own message. If you don't find a style that you like, also try the templates entitled "Invitations". Some designs are birthday party invitations and the words in the text block can be modified to make it a birthday greeting instead of an invitation. (Examples on this page).

Buy a FREE Birthday card? That's kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? Well, some great card and stationery companies offer "Buy One, Get One Free" deals. One of them is Current Company. Check out their catalogs and website for the "get one free" offers.

Great Websites for Free Birthday Cards

1-2-3 Greeting Cards

American Greetings: free E-cards

Hallmark: Free Birthday E-cards

Dayspring Free Christian E-cards

World Wild Life Fund Free Birthday E-cards

Blue Mountain Free PRINTABLE Birthday Cards

If you love perfect photography, check out Webshots. Selecting the photo to send as a postcard (e-card) will be a challenge because there are thousands of amazing shots to choose from. Personally, whenever I go to their website I HAVE to look at the puppies. Here's one of my favorite shots: SLEEPING PUPPY


Sinea Pies is a freelance writer for a popular parenting magazine and professional blogger on Ducks 'n a Row. Please feel free to leave a comment or subscribe to her RSS feed to be updated on new hubs and articles that she publishes. Click for more: Sinea's profile

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  • Sinea Pies profile imageAUTHOR

    Sinea Pies 

    3 years ago from Northeastern United States

    Not for free. Sorry

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    Kidz Cards 

    3 years ago

    I love the cards and may i say what a wonderful hub.

    I was wondering as you know all these places do you know where I could get a full version downloadable ecard creator program for free?

  • Sinea Pies profile imageAUTHOR

    Sinea Pies 

    6 years ago from Northeastern United States

    Thanks Karolina!

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    karolina 

    6 years ago

    i love these cards!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Sinea Pies profile imageAUTHOR

    Sinea Pies 

    7 years ago from Northeastern United States

    Thank you, Rhonda.

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    Rhonda Musch 

    7 years ago from The Emerald Coast

    Cards are a beautiful thing to send. I love receiving cards. This is a great hub. Thanks for sharing.

    Sweet wishes Rhonda

  • Sinea Pies profile imageAUTHOR

    Sinea Pies 

    7 years ago from Northeastern United States

    Yes, I'd rather spend the money on a gift.

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    RTalloni 

    7 years ago from the short journey

    Great ideas for cards. Their expense is astounding. Thanks for sharing.

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