How to make a simple Freepik Birthday Card

Hey there, party planners and creative enthusiasts! Have you got a big birthday bash on the horizon for someone special in your life? Whether it’s your partner, sibling, grandparent, or that crazy friend who’s always up for an adventure, we’ve got you covered. Freepik’s got an amazing collection of birthday cards designs that’ll make their day unforgettable. And guess what? We’re about to spill the beans on how to whip up a killer handmade Freepik card, complete with a touch of Adobe Photoshop magic! but firts look this birthday card ideas.

Grab your creative tools:

  • Freepik assets (check out our treasure trove)
  • Paper and card
  • Printer
  • Pens
  • Envelope
  • Optional add-ons to spice things up:
  • Coloring utensils
  • Glue
  • Glitter (because who doesn’t love a little extra sparkle?)

Let’s get this card party started. Head over to the Freepik website and pick your favorite design from the vast selection of vectors, photos, and PSDs. There’s something for every taste! Choose the perfect paper to bring your vision to life. You can go wild with different colors or stick to the classic white. If you’re aiming for a printed card, make sure your chosen paper is print-friendly.

Once you’ve printed your design, get ready for some folding action. If you’re going for the classic two-fold card, fold it neatly. Alternatively, you can cut out your design and stick it onto a matching colored card for that extra touch of style. Feeling adventurous? Go for a postcard-style size, and print off a larger-than-life design.

Now it’s message time, folks! You could add a heartfelt note inside the card or get creative and scribble your wishes on the back. For an added splash of fun, try using colored pens to make your words pop. Then, you just need to insert your card into the envelope. And if you’re feeling mischievous, sprinkle a little glitter or confetti inside for a surprise opening. Who doesn’t love a bit of joyful chaos? But wait, we’ve got more card-making goodness! Let’s switch gears and bring out the Adobe Photoshop wizardry for an epic handmade card:


You need the following tools

  • Freepik assets
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • A Powerful tools like Freepik’s online editor or Wepik
  • Printer
  • Pens

Download your preferred Freepik design and fire up Adobe Photoshop. Create a new file with the size of your birthday card in mind. For a standard card, go for the International paper preset. Oh, and set the resolution to 300 pixels since we’re going all out with printing this beauty. Divide your card into two parts using those handy rulers (find them under the view menu). Drag and drop your chosen Freepik image onto the bottom half of the card. Remember to press and hold that shift button while resizing to keep your image intact.

Now it’s time to work on the inside of your card. You’ll need to run it through the printer twice, so create a new document in Adobe Photoshop with the same settings as before. In this new document, place your happy birthday message on the bottom half of the card, right where the image was in the previous document. Simply click the text icon and let your creativity flow. Adjust the font style and color to your heart’s content. Are you ready to bring your creation to life? Go ahead and print the document with the image on it first. Once that’s done, flip your paper or card over, making sure the image on the back is at the top. Now, print the text document onto the flipped side. Remember thatmistakes happen! If you don’t nail it on your first try, don’t panic. Just give it another shot and unleash your inner perfectionist. And last but not least, follow step 5 from our handmade card guide to envelope your masterpiece.


We hope you had a great time following our tutorial. Everything we’ve seen regarding birthday greeting cards is applicable to other celebration cards, such as cultural holidays like Christmas, Onam, Hannukah and other social holidays like Friendship Day. Now go ahead, be creative and remember to enjoy lots of cake and fun, forging unforgettable memories!