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The 21+ Best Quotes and Sayings to Send Happy Birthday Wishes

Sending happy birthday wishes can be more challenging than it seems, thanks to those inviting yet pesky blank spaces on the birthday card. After all, how can you put into words everything you feel for your loved one? And how can everything fit in that space?

Maybe all you need is a little nudge — by way of some birthday quotes and sayings.

To help you send the perfect happy birthday wish, we’ve put together a list of our favorites below. Short, long, funny, sweet, we’ve tried to include every length and tone you and your card may be looking for!

So, take some time to browse. Use a quote or two for inspiration, or even borrow the words themselves. No matter how you decide to use them, know that you don’t have to face those daunting blank spaces alone. read more…

How to Create a Formal Invitation: Word Choice and Design Inspiration

Guests in evening gowns and tuxedos raise champagne glasses at a formal event

Whether you’re hosting a birthday party, bridal shower, graduation party, or another celebration for a milestone, words matter. Using the right word choice in an invitation is a great way to set the tone for your event.

Formal invitations show guests what to expect at your event, but they also guide them on what to wear and who’s invited to participate. Using the right words in an invitation imparts an air of elegance and sophistication while setting a high standard for the big day.

So, how do you find the right words to say? Here, we’ll show you exactly how to write a formal invitation. From small details like writing out dates and using formal wording, you’ll discover everything you need to know to craft a beautiful formal invitation that wows your guests.
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20 Graduation Party Ideas to Celebrate Your Grad in Style

Graduation party ideas: festive favors, straws, and drink glasses

Graduation is such a memorable moment in a grad’s life. It’s where they say goodbye to their high school or college years, and embark on the next stage of their journey.

Mark this special occasion with a graduation party to celebrate how far they’ve come and toast their bright future. Bring loved ones together and invite your grad’s closest friends to a party that will stay with them forever.
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15 Fun Things to Do on Your Birthday, Plus Invitation Inspiration

Things to do on your birthday: a group of friends with cake and balloons at a party

Whether you’re birthday royalty and enjoy reigning over your special day with lavish events or you’re someone who prefers more modest birthday celebrations, there are tons of fun things you can do to celebrate. From ice cream socials to group trips to adrenaline-filled adventures, there’s something for everyone when it comes to celebrating another trip around the sun.

To have the best birthday ever, make your party a celebration of your personality. Whether you want to one-up last year’s birthday party or are looking for special ways to celebrate next year’s big number, we’ve got you covered. Here are some fun things to do on your birthday from laid-back hangouts to high-intensity activities.
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Creative Birthday Party Ideas: 9 Fun Ways to Celebrate Your Day

A tablet displaying a digital birthday invitation, surrounded by confetti, rock candy, and cake

There’s nothing like a fun party theme to put you in the mood to celebrate. Whether you’re planning a big birthday bash with dozens of your favorite people or you’re keeping it a little more contained with just a handful of your nearest and dearest, planning a birthday party is exciting (and sometimes challenging).

To help you figure out a plan of action, we came up with these nine ideas for a sensational celebration no matter the size, style, or budget. Read on for some fun birthday party ideas that promise an unforgettable way to commemorate another trip around the sun.
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Welcome Your Bundle of Joy With These Baby Shower Ideas

Baby shower ideas: A table of cupcakes behind gift bags that spell out "BABY SHOWER"

With a little bundle of joy on the way, you need to find a way to celebrate the occasion in style. If you’re having a hard time coming up with a theme, crafting a menu, and finding fun party games that aren’t clichĂ©, we’ve got you covered.

Here, we’ve put together a list of baby shower ideas you can use to shower the parents-to-be with love, gifts, and a day full of fun. From big ideas like baby shower games and baby shower themes to the smallest details like centerpieces and finger foods, this list will help you plan the perfect party.
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Online Baby Shower Invitations: 10 Big Ideas for Your Little One

An online baby shower invitation displayed on a tablet screen, next to baby shoes and toys

Oh, baby! A special little one is on the way, and you couldn’t be happier. The pregnancy announcements have been sent and now you’re on to the fun project of putting together the baby shower party. Whether you’re the mom-to-be or a friend or family member planning the festivities, there are plenty of options for baby shower invitations.

While you could certainly go the DIY route by making your own paper invitations from scratch, we’ll let you in on a little secret: It’s a whole lot easier to do it online. You save money (no cardstock or postage) and time (no trips to the store or post office). Plus, it makes good eco sense since you’re not using any paper.

But before you send out your online invitations, we’d like to give you some ideas on how to make your own personalized invitations with this roundup of designs that will suit any type of baby shower.
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12 Online Graduation Invitations to Honor the Grad

A smiling graduate pumps her fists in excitement

Congrats, grad! It’s a sentiment you’ve been waiting to share for a very long time, and now the moment has finally arrived. Whether you’re organizing a high school or college graduation party, it’s an achievement worth celebrating. Once you’ve sent out the high school graduation announcements or college graduation announcements, the clock will be ticking to get the graduation party plans in motion.

To help you out, we’re sharing some fantastic online graduation invitations that will mark this special occasion in the exceptional style your graduate deserves. But first, let’s review why getting your graduation invitations online is a much smarter option than going the paper invite route.
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Birthday Invitations Online: 10 Ideas to Get the Party Started

A tablet, surrounded by confetti and party decor, displays birthday invitations online

Birthdays are one of life’s greatest gifts. They’re a reminder that the day you were born is worthy of celebration, and they’re the perfect reason to bring together family and friends.

Whether your own birthday is coming up or a friend or family member has a special day on the horizon, you’re likely on the hunt for some fun ideas to get your party planning in motion.

To help you out, we’re sharing some of our favorite online birthday invitations, along with pro tips to inspire your shindig. But first, let’s talk about why getting your birthday invitations online is a much better option than traditional paper party invites.
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Thinking-of-You Cards: 7 Situations Where You Can Show You Care

Three thinking of you cards with flowers and ribbon

They say it’s the thought that counts, and that’s certainly true when it comes to sending thinking-of-you cards. Whether you’re offering warm wishes, expressing sympathy, or simply letting someone know they’re on your mind, a thinking-of-you card is a simple act of kindness that can go a long way.

A thoughtful note is a breath of fresh air in the midst of life’s daily hustle and bustle. It’s a powerful way to connect with the people who are important in your life — and remind them that you care. Join us as we share some ideas on how to craft a message that suits the occasion and the recipient, so you can start customizing your own thinking-of-you cards.
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