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15 Easy Cricut Birthday Card Ideas


Are you looking for easy DIY cards that look special? Here are the best Cricut birthday card ideas for him and her, including mom, dad, best friend, and kids. Find easy ideas for beginners to cool 3D pop-up cards to craft with your Cricut Maker, Explore, or Joy machine.

cricut birthday card ideas

Choosing the perfect Birthday card is not easy. But lucky for us crafters, we can make a friend's or family member's Birthday super memorable by gifting creative DIY cards made with Cricut.

Whether you are looking for easy and quick projects or something more intricate, my list of Cricut Birthday card ideas has got you covered.

I've included super simple projects for beginners that you can make in under 20 minutes and look stunning. I've also included complex designs that are sure to delight pro-crafters.

Either way, using my favorite DIY Birthday card ideas, you'll easily make unforgettable Cricut birthday gifts with your Cricut Joy, Maker, Explore Air, or Silhouette Cameo machine.

I rounded up the very best free and premium Cricut templates that'll help you make jaw-dropping homemade Birthday cards for your mom, Dad, Grandma, husband, friend, or anyone you want to show how much you care.

I've also included cute and funny Cricut Birthday card ideas for kids.

Cricut Birthday Cards

Here's a list of 15 cute birthday card ideas to make with your Cricut.

1. Easy Cricut Birthday Cake Card

easy cricut birthday card - layered cake with happy birthday words
Digital Gems

I love how gorgeous this Birthday card is, yet it is so easy to make. It just takes 20 minutes to create this Cricut Birthday card, so it's perfect for beginners. Plus, the template includes a simple envelope design.

You can use patterned, glitter, pastel, or metallic cardstock to add your unique touch to this special card for him or her.

What you'll need: Birthday Cake Card Template by Digital Gems.

2. Happy Birthday Cricut Cards

cricut happy birthday cards

Are you looking for a quick last-minute Birthday card idea that you can make with minimal supplies? Then you'll love these DIY Happy Birthday cards.

The bundle includes a variety of templates with cute elements like candles, cakes, balloons, banners, and rainbows.

These will make a special gift to your mom, Dad, husband, sister, or kids for their B'day.

What you'll need: Greeting Card Bundle SVGs by Reddish.

3. Cute Flowers In A Jar Card

Cute Flowers in a Jar Birthday Card made with Cricut Maker
Creative Fabrica Crafts

If you are looking for a super unique DIY Birthday card, you need to make this “flowers in a jar” papercraft.

The Birthday templates include files for making a card with the jar and flowers, an envelope, and a decorative ribbon to close the card. Plus, there is a tutorial including instructions on cutting and assembling the card.

Your mom, friend, grandma, teacher, or any special person in your life will appreciate the love and care that went into making this card.

What you'll need: Flowers In A Jar 3D Card SVG by Creative Fabrica Crafts.

4. Dinosaur Boy Birthday Card

Dinosaur Boy Birthday Card made with Cricut cutting machine
Digital Gems

Boys are guaranteed to love this adorable dinosaur-themed Birthday card. The Cricut Birthday card templates include files for your Cricut Joy, Maker, and Explore machines.

This cute card for him will make for a creative gift to your brother, son, grandson, or nephew.

What you'll need: Dino Card SVG by Digital Gems.

5. DIY Cricut Birthday Cards for Dad

DIY Cricut Birthday Cards for Dad

What better way to wish your Dad a very Happy Birthday than with handmade greeting cards? Easily make these adorable cards at home with your Cricut Maker. You can even make it a fun activity to craft with kids and gift their Dad.

What you'll need: Happy Birthday Daddy Card SVGs by Reddish.

6. Funny Giraffe Cricut Birthday Card

Funny Giraffe Birthday Card template for Cricut Maker and Cricut Explore

Funny greeting cards make for fantastic DIY gifts for pretty much every special occasion. That's why I love this cute and funny giraffe-themed Birthday card that is sure to make the recipient smile.

Make this creative card for your loved one or best friend and surprise them on their special day.

What you'll need: Funny 3D Birthday Card Template by DreamONprints.

7. Fun Birthday Balloons Cricut Card

Fun Birthday Balloons Card made with Cricut
Digital Gems

If you are like me, you are always looking for unique DIY gift ideas. So when I saw this balloon greeting card template, I was overjoyed.

You can make it classy or fun by using patterned or metallic cardstock. Plus, it's super quick to make with your Cricut Maker, Explore, or Joy machine and turns out amazing.

What you'll need: Birthday Balloons Card Template by Digital Gems.

8. Cricut 50th Birthday Card

Cricut 50th Birthday Card

Is your loved one or friend celebrating their 50th Birthday? Make it super special for them by making an elegant Birthday card featuring floral elements. You can also make Birthday party invitations using this template.

What you'll need: 50th Birthday Card Template by CuttingLineStore.

The same template is available for celebrating 60th, 70th, and 80th birthdays.

9. Creative Cat Birthday Card

Creative Cat Card
Digital Gems

This cute and funny cat card is purr-fect for making the most adorable DIY Birthday gift to celebrate kids' and adults' birthdays.

It's a fun card to craft with kids and gift their dad, grandma, grandpa, or teacher. The files included will work with your Cricut Joy, Maker, or Explore machine.

What you'll need: Cat Birthday Card SVG by Digital Gems.

10. Pop-Up Birthday Card with Free Template

Pop Up Cake Card
Jennifer Maker

Cricut pop-up card projects can be intimidating for beginners, but Jennifer Maker makes it easy for crafters to create this pop-up card with her detailed tutorial and instructions.

You'll love using the free Cricut Birthday card template to make a thoughtful gift for a loved one.

Get the free Cricut Birthday Card Template from Jennifer Maker.

11. DIY Flower Birthday Card

DIY Flower Birthday Card
Digital Gems

A classic choice you can never go wrong with is floral greeting cards. You'll especially love making this flower card because it is easy to make and perfect for beginners.

You can make it last-minute with minimal supplies, and I guarantee it will turn out amazing. The Birthday card will make for a cute gift to your daughter, mom, teacher, friend, or sister.

What you'll need: Flower Card Template by Digital Gems.

12. Birthday Banner Homemade Card

Birthday Banner Homemade Card

This Happy Birthday banner card is a cool Cricut card idea for kids and adults. It's fun, and you get to make it unique by playing with different colored cardstock.

The Birthday girl or boy is sure to be thrilled to receive this sweet card.

What you'll need: Happy Birthday Banner Card Template by RisaRocksIt.

13. Cascading Card with Candles

Cascading Card with candles
Domestic Heights

This fun Birthday bash card by Domestic Heights is jaw-dropping. It's so creative and is guaranteed to be a fantastic surprise for the Birthday girl or boy.

Get the free Cascading Birthday Card Template from Domestic Heights.

14. Layered DIY Cricut Birthday Card with Free SVG

Layered DIY Cake Card
Sweet Red Poppy

If you are looking for a DIY Birthday card idea that is as much fun to make as it is to gift, then you'll love making this gorgeous 3D layered cake.

Use the free Birthday SVG to create a special gift for your mom, dad, grandma, teacher, or anyone you want to show how much you care.

Get the free Birthday Card SVG from Sweet Red Poppy.

15. Handmade Gift Box Card

Handmade Gift Box Card

Pro Cricut crafters will love making this unique and creative Birthday cake box card! The card will make an unforgettable handmade gift for kids and adults of all ages.

You can also use the box card to store cute little Birthday gifts and treats for men and women.

What you'll need: 3D Birthday Box Card Template by EssyJae.

This blog post is all about the Cricut Birthday Card ideas.

More Cricut Birthday Ideas

I hope you enjoyed these creative DIY card ideas! You can pair the handmade cards with Birthday Gifts made with Cricut.

Another easy Cricut project idea that's a great gift is acrylic keychains. They only take a few supplies to make and are budget-friendly.

To make an extra special birthday gift, you can create personalized Cricut tumblers using vinyl.

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