Birthdays come once in a year and are meant to special. We try different ways to bring a smile on the faces of your friends or family on their birthdays. Sending a birthday card is just one of those ways.
A lot that has changed over the years when it comes to celebrating a birthday. However, the old-school way of giving a birthday card is still a special thing to do and is something that is here to stay for the years to come.
Birthday cards come in different shapes, sizes, styles, and formats, and can be customized too. Needless to say, there is always a difference between a birthday card that you made and a card that you purchased. Thanks to the Internet, they can now have numerous ideas to help you make birthday cards.
If you’re looking for ideas to inspire you, here are the options that you have:
Types of birthday cards
DIY Origami birthday cards
Do it yourself birthday cards are very popular. Origami is an art of paper folding associated with Japanese culture. Origami is a very old form of art and is still used today for making different paper art.
Quilling or paper filigree birthday cards
Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that makes use of a quilling tool and thin strips of paper. The strips come in different width and length size and are rolled into different shapes and sizes and later glued.
They are used as an embellishment to decorate and make different designs on a sheet of paper. They are easy to make and you don’t need to follow any special instructions or procedures. This is one of the most popular birthday card designing arts and gives a 3D effect to the cards.
Go eco-friendly by not wasting paper and send an e-birthday card to your loved one. E- Cards are cheap and convenient. E-cards are available for different occasions and you can customize them as well. Musical e-birthday cards are also available.
GIF birthday cards
Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) is another popularly used format to send birthday messages. This format supports 8 bits per pixel for an image. It supports both animated and static images. It allows a separate palette of 256 colors in each frame. GIF are popularly shared on WhatsApp, Hike, and other social media platforms.
Use any of these options to send a birthday card to someone you love and make her birthday special.