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Free Birthday eCards | Send online instantly

When do you send out free ecards birthday?

When sending a birthday card online, there is no need to run to the post office or buy stamps to send your post through traditional mail. Whether you are on the go or have some time to spare, save yourself the hassle and send an online birthday card, delivered instantly. The best part? This selection of birthday ecards is completely free. That’s right, free ecards birthday-style.

Design and send your message on desktop, mobile, or with our free iOS app. All of our online cards come with free digital tracking tools so you can ensure your virtual birthday card arrives on time and on schedule. You’ll even be able to track once the card is opened, unlike snail mail!

If you are an active planner, get a head start and create free birthday cards days, weeks, or months in advance. Then, use our schedule sending feature to guarantee they’ll arrive on time. To schedule your card to send on a future date, add your intended recipients to your mailing and then click the «Schedule Sending» button below your recipient list. Enter the date and time you’d like it to send, and click «Schedule».

If you missed your friend or loved one’s birthday, don’t sweat it. Make up for lost time by sending a digital birthday card instead. Choose from one of our humorous free ecards that may just put a little laugh in your recipient’s inbox too. In our opinion, it’s never too late to let someone know you care. We recommend sending a free birthday ecard at any time, even if you may have missed the exact day.

Choosing the perfect free birthday ecards

Wish your favorite people a happy birthday with festive and free birthday ecards. Choose from dozens of birthday card designs that are sure to match your recipient’s personal style. From colorful illustrations to bold typography, browse a variety of different birthday cards that don’t compromise on style (or your budget). You’ll even find designs from our exclusive partners, including fashion retailer and home brand, Anthropologie.

Our pre-formatted templates set you up for success, but all of our sample text is fully customizable. Include your recipient’s nickname, a fond memory, or their favorite saying to personalize the card. Upload your own photo or let the design shine on its own.

While we aim to have a wide selection of customizable templates available, there is nothing we love more than an original or out-of-the-box theme. If you want to edit one of our static greetings, change the color of a card, or start a design from scratch, reach out to our Personal Design Services team for complimentary support.

If all of the balloon, cake, and confetti illustrations have you feeling inspired to throw a party, browse our birthday invitations.

Tips and tricks for making free birthday ecards

After deciding on the perfect birthday ecard, let our digital tools do the rest of the work. Add your recipient’s name and email address with the help of an online address book. When you send a card through Paperless Post, all of your recipients are automatically saved into your Address Book and are organized into «Past Mailing Lists» with names that correspond with the event they were sent with. Once you are ready to send using our iOS app, our smart technology will suggest recipients that match one of your Apple contacts or Paperless Post address book contacts.

Because you have chosen a free design, there is no need to make a purchase before sending. If you are being prompted to buy Coins, make sure that you have not included any premium options such as envelopes, liners, specialty stamps, premium inserts and response cards, custom backdrops, and logos. You can visit our FAQs for more information around pricing.

Need help or have questions? Don’t hesitate to contact our Support team. We are always here to help.

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Make custom virtual greeting cards with the most-loved features of paper cards. In a few easy steps, you can create, personalize and even sign your favorite digital paper cards. Then send in an email, text, messaging app or social post — no postage required! Or print your card from home if the moment calls for that.

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How To Create A Custom Card



Select the digital version of your favorite paper card from the ecard maker.


Include the perfect photo, a thoughtful message and even your signature.


Use the digital card maker to send instantly via email, text, social post or your preferred messaging app. Or print your finished piece from home and share in person or by snail mail.


Select the card you want to send and click “Personalize” to make it special. The custom card maker will guide you step-by-step through the process. Type a personal message, upload a favorite photo and sign the card in your very own handwriting.

During the online card-making process, click “Add Photo” and select from your photo library. You’ll have the option to move, stylize or resize your picture so it fits perfectly within the card design.

Once you’ve finished creating your card, click either “Preview and Share” or “Preview and Print.” Use your cursor to open the cover and look inside, just like a real card. This is the last chance to make any last-minute edits! To share online, you’ll have three options: send via email, continue to Facebook or copy and paste the card link into your favorite messaging app. You can also print and share your personalized card in person or by mail.

If you wish to print your personalized card, click “Preview and Print” and follow the on-screen instructions. You’ll have the option to change the card fold and adjust other settings based on your printer. Printing takes only minutes.

Visit our printing help page if you need additional guidance.

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Make Creatacards™ special and unique by personalizing them through the card maker for free! Print or share your creations just like ecards (text, email, social media) with your annual subscription or during our free, 7-day trial membership.

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Making your own birthday card is easy with VistaCreate — just upload your favorite photos and make them background or foreground. You can even insert your own video into postcards! Easily create a fun compilation of memorable moments with an old friend or a romantic card for your loved one.


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With intuitive tools, editing a professional template is extremely easy. Choose fonts, change colors, rotate, flip, reposition elements, group and ungroup them, add filters and more. Go back to editing anytime, over and over until you’re perfect.

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Change the size of the birthday card

Your card is up to you and choose its size. Grab attention with a free expanded size printable greeting card, or compress a large postcard to share on social media—or both! Changing the size of a finished postcard is easy: click the «Resize» button, select a ready-made format, or set your own size.

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Beautiful Happy Birthday cards in large size for free: just large pictures, animations and videos with sound. Choose and download any of 1200 postcards to your phone or computer without registration and present it to your friends, colleagues, relatives and loved ones for your birthday. Here you will find a postcard for anyone: a man and a woman, a boy and a girl, mom, dad, son and daughter, brother and sister or children. Flowers, bears, a cake with candles, champagne, balloons and funny drawings of fabulous and cartoon characters will cheer up your friends and loved ones for the whole day!

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Happy birthday! I wish you inexhaustible energy, success in business, good luck in all your endeavors! You are the best! — Download a new stylish birthday card for a man with beautiful wishes on the background of a sports car.

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