Make Your Own Birthday Card

Make Your Own Birthday Card

make your own birthday cards


With a large family and an even larger network of friends, I find myself constantly buying Birthday Cards. The problem is each time I buy a card, I realize how expensive cards are becoming. I know that many card companies now offer $1.00 or $0.99 cards and I find these great for Thank Yous and Thinking of You occasions but the Birthday selection is very lacking. I like giving cards with a heart felt message and have found that I can do this inexpensively when I follow these ways to Make Your Own Birthday Card

Top Ways to Make Your Own Birthday Card

1. Create a card online at BlueMountain.Com . There are options available to send via email and to print them at home from your computer. Many options are free but they also offer a Paid service that allows you to put in everyone’s birthdates and they will send you a reminder so you won’t miss a birthday again.

2.  allows you to create your cards from home and then they will send them right out for you. You will pay a little extra for this service so be prepared but if you want to send cards without leaving your house this is a great option.

3. American allows you to create cards right on their website and print them out at home. Now you can create great personalized cards in minutes. No one will ever guess you created it right before you walked out the door. There are some free options available but they also offer a membership like Blue Mountain.

4. is the site that makes all the hilarious catchy cards you see on your Facebook wall. Well now you can make your own birthday card and send it to that special someone in your life. You can send these cards via Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Email.

5. Another great money saving option is to buy pretty note cards that are blank inside. Then for each occasion you can fill the inside with your personal thoughts and feelings for the person who is having a birthday.  They will love the personalized content and you will get to share how much that person really means to you.

Do you Make Your Own Birthday Card? Share your tips with us below.

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  1. Starr Greenwell says

    Wow, these are some great resources and ideas. I have bookmarked this page so I can get some templates.

  2. Katherine says

    Thanks for the websites cards are so expensive and I too like the more than the dollar ones for family birthdays but don’t want to spend 5

  3. Lynne says

    I agree with you – even at 99 cents a card, if you have a big family (we do!) those birthday and anniversaries add up. Personalized cards are so much better anyway!

  4. Jo-Ann Brightman says

    These are great tips and sites to help make cards, but I also prefer the old fashioned way of using construction paper and other odds and ends to make unique cards for family members.

  5. Jennifer Brown says

    I always save little bits of beautiful paper from mailings, boxes, packaging etc… to use on making my own greeting cards.

  6. Lesley M says

    I used to make a lot of birthday and other special occasion cards until I became a mom and life got in the way. Homemade cards always feel more personal. I need to get back into it!

  7. alice f. says

    I love to make my own cards. The recipient will love the thought and energy that went into making the card and I love saving money.

  8. adrienne bireley says

    I love love love cards. I have a huge bin full of greeting cards for all occasions. It’s cool that you can make your own online. I love how this walks you through how to do it. I can now make my own.

    • Laurie Emerson says

      I like making my own birthday cards as it can really save money. I admit though that I am not great at making them look as good as I wish I could. Thank you so much for sharing the resources as it would be a affordable alternative!

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