50 Ideas Of What To Write In A Birthday Card

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There is a birthday coming up and you are unsure what to write inside. Do you go sappy, fun or serious? Read on to get some good ideas of what to write in a birthday card.

Before we dive into the question of what to write in a birthday card. We have to consider what relation we have with the receiver. Whether the birthday card is for a coworker, family member, close friend, or perhaps just an acquaintance. Below we’ve broken things down into sections to make things a bit easier to narrow down the most appropriate message to write in a birthday card.

What to write inside a coworker’s birthday card:

  • Enjoy your special day!
  • Have the best birthday ever!
  • All the best to you on your birthday.
  • Happy wishes to you!
  • You make work fun. Have a great day!
  • I call dibs on the presents you don’t like!
  • It’s a pleasure working with you…and to wish you a happy birthday!
  • Happy birthday. I’m just here for the cake.
  • Wishing you a wonderful, relaxing birthday (and an empty inbox!).
  • Work just wouldn’t be as much fun without your company! Have an amazing day

What to write in a birthday card for friends:

When it comes to friends, you most likely have a closer and more open relationship than with a say coworker. So feel free to get more personal with your words.

  • It’s time to celebrate and make your birthday as special as you are!
  • Happy birthday to my friend, you’re the best!
  • Wishing you a wonderful birthday. Thanks for being such a fabulous friend!
  • Happy birthday to the best friend ever! Here’s to many more!
  • You’re a good friend. You deserve the best birthday ever!
  • I just wanted to let you know how special you are to me.
  • Cheers to the best of friends! Can’t wait to celebrate with you.
  • May your day be full of the same joy and laughter that you give me daily.
  • Happy birthday to one of my most favorite person on this planet!
  • Happy birthday to my favorite influencer!

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Birthday messages for spouse or significant other:

It’s safe to say now is a good time to bring out those emotions! Throwing some jabs out there too is always an option too. You know what they say, we only hurt the ones we love!

  • One of the best parts of today is getting to celebrate you!
  • Today use to be just another ordinary day. Then you came along and made it special!
  • [Age] never looked so good!
  • You get to be the center of attention today! Tomorrow it’s back to me.
  • AARP called and said the gifts in the mail.
  • You’re the best reason to celebrate today. Happy Birthday!
  • I couldn’t get the proper permit for the number of candles required. Happy Birthday anyway!
  • Happy Birthday. Cake will be served in the bedroom.
  • Happy Birthday to my partner in crime. Let’s make some mischief today!
  • You are my today and all of my tomorrows. Happy Birthday, my love.

Birthday wishes for relatives:

  • Hope your [age] birthday is one to remember!
  • You’re not getting older. You’re just leveling up!
  • Wishing you a day filled with peace, relaxation, and joy.
  • Congratulations on your birthday! Sending you our love and good wishes.
  • Wishing you all the best on your special day!
  • Although I am not there to celebrate your birthday, you are in my thoughts.
  • Wishing you the most awesome Birthday!
  • Sending you wishes for the happiest of birthdays.
  • May your birthday be sprinkled with fun and laughter. Have a great day!
  • Warmest wishes for a very happy birthday.

Birthday wishes for siblings:

  • It may be your birthday today, but I’m still the favorite. Happy birthday!
  • Happy birthday to the best [brother/sister] around! Shhh don’t tell the others.
  • Being related to me is a gift in itself. Happy birthday [brother/sister]!
  • Dear [bro/sis], thanks for being the most amazing [brother/sister]. Wishing you nothing but happiness and success.
  • The best part of having a naughty [brother/sister] like you is that I can blame you for almost everything I do! Happy birthday [bro/sis]!
  • Happy Birthday to my [brother/sister]. Thank you for being my built-in best friend for life. Enjoy your special day!
  • Happy Birthday to my [brother/sister]. I think of you of every day of the year, but none more than now that your special day is here.
  • It’s your special day which means it’s time to have some major fun! Wishing you the best birthday ever.
  • Hey [brother/sister], birthdays are an excuse to go and have some fun! So take advantage of your special day and have the time of your life. Wishing you an unforgettable day!
  • Another year, another wrinkle! Happy Birthday.

Hopefully this list of 50 ideas of what to write in a birthday card gave you some great sentiments, or at least helped give you a starting point on what to write. If you have any of your own good ideas, be sure to leave it in the comments.

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