Perfect Card Messages For Milestone Birthdays

August 30, 2021

Perfect Card Messages For Milestone Birthdays

The importance of milestone birthdays, and reaching a 'memorable' age, deserve an extra special card message. We have put together a list of some of our favourites from 13 to 100. 

Messages Related To All Ages

  1. “Age is just a number, in your case, a really high one.”

  2. “Old age is coming for all of us, but today… Mainly you.”

  3. “Happy Birthday! Remember age gets better with wine!”

  4. “Born to be wild… Until about 9 pm.”

  5. “Happy Birthday… If things improve with age then you are approaching magnificent!”

  6. “A little grey hair is a small price to pay for all your wisdom!”

  7. “It seems maturity doesn’t improve with age…”

  8. “You are only getting older because you keep having birthdays!”

  9. “Don’t let old age get you down… You might not be able to get back up again!”

  10.  “Here’s to another night we will forget about in the morning!”


Messages For Those Who Are Turning 13

  1. “Happy 13th birthday, kiddo. You only get to be a teenager once in a lifetime. I hope you enjoy every moment of this awesome period of your life.”

  2. “Yay! You’re officially a teenager now!”

  3. “Finally you are a teenager!”

  4. “It takes 13 years to perfect the bad teenage attitude, you have a new superpower!”

  5. “As your parents, it is our right to tell you what to do. As a teenager, it is your duty to do exactly not what we tell you to...”

  6. “Welcome to your teenage years, you get 7. Use them wisely.”

  7. “Happy birthday! You only get to turn 13 years old once, so you should have the greatest and grandest celebration ever!”

  8. “Happy 13th birthday! Happy coming of age. Not.”

  9. “You’re a teenager now. This means you have permission to irritate your parents to no end.”

  10.  “Happy 13th birthday! Welcome to adolescence.”


Messages For Those Who Are Turning 16

  1. “You know why turning sixteen is great? You get all this independence but still no responsibility. Happy birthday!”

  2. “Sixteen only lasts for a year, but the great things that come with it can last a lifetime! Have a ball!! Happy Birthday!”

  3. “Happy Sweet 16th birthday dear. I cannot believe you have grown as an amazing human being.”

  4. “Everybody that turns 16 is not as sweet as you. You have a great heart and you are very nice. May 16 be a fabulous time in your life! Happy Birthday!”

  5. “Being 16 is wonderful because you can conveniently act grown up and dumb as when you need to. Enjoy this phase of life while you have it. Happy Birthday.”

  6. “You have always been sweet, now you’re sweet 16! Happy Birthday!”

  7. “Happy birthday to someone who puts the sweet in sixteen!”

  8. “Best wishes to a beautiful human being. I hope your 16th birthday is positively magical. Enjoy everything about your special day.”

  9. “On this milestone of your life, I wish you happiness and all the sweet things of life. Happy sweet sixteen!”

  10.  “I remember when your birthday parties were all about clowns and balloons. Now, it’s all about the dance floor, the loud music and the clothes. Happy 16th birthday!”

perfect card messages for eighteenth birthday

Messages For Those Who Are Turning 18

  1. “Happy 18th birthday! Now you’re an adult you can do everything legally you were doing illegally before…”

  2. “Remember, just because it’s legal now, doesn’t mean it’s a good idea… Happy 18th!”

  3. “Happy 18th birthday. Live life to the fullest & start with today!”

  4. Age is just a number. Real maturity comes from experience. Congratulations on becoming 18! I wish you a bright future!”

  5. “Welcome to adulthood, kiddo. Happy 18th Birthday!”

  6. “The journey of life has just begun for you. Put your worries aside because it’s time for a celebration. Happy 18th birthday!”

  7. “Time to transition from being an awesome kid to being an awesome adult.”

  8. “Now that you’re an adult, don’t be surprised if I start coming to you for advice!”

  9. “Congratulations on surviving to adulthood!”

  10. “I was going to put some cash in your birthday card, but then I remembered… you’re a grownup now, we don’t do that anymore!”


Messages For Those Who Are Turning 21

  1. “ I hope you enjoy this birthday because after 21 there are no other fun birthday numbers to look forward to! Happy Birthday!”

  2. “Congrats on hitting another milestone! The first shot’s on me, then another 20 to go! Happy birthday!”

  3. “Happy birthday! If you still don’t feel like an adult yet…. You’re in the same boat as the rest of us.”

  4. “You're 21, welcome to adulthood! Remember, there will be failure as well as success, and there will be heartache as well as love. But I know you'll take it all in your stride!”

  5. “Hurrah! It’s the 21st anniversary of your arrival into this world! Wishing you nothing short of a fantastic blast as you commemorate this special day”

  6. “Hearty congratulations to you on hitting this great milestone of life. Have a beautiful 21st birthday, year and life.”

  7. “If you wanna nail your 21st birthday, you gotta get hammered.”

  8. “Drinking won’t automatically make your 21st birthday awesome… but it’s worth a shot.”

  9. “May your 21st birthday be as fun and amazing as you are.”

  10. “Don’t start getting a big head now that you’re 21. Remember, I’ve seen you in diapers.”


Messages For Those Who Are Turning 30

  1. “Don’t worry, you’re just as awesome at 30 as you were at 29. Happy Birthday!”

  2. “Say goodbye to your 20s, and hello to the adventures and opportunities of your 30s. Happy Birthday!”

  3. “Don’t worry about turning 30. You will always be the same irresponsible person I know.”

  4. “Enjoy your 30th birthday, if such a thing is possible.”

  5. “You just keep getting better and better with each passing year. Happy 30th Birthday!”

  6. “Congratulations on being three decades old!”

  7. “Being in your 30s is perfect. You have the freedom of your 20s and the sense of someone who’s already made all their mistakes. What a time to be alive. Happy Birthday!”

  8. “Congrats on turning the big 3-0! You did it! You don’t look a day over 21 and you certainly don’t act like it either!”

  9. “May this be the start of an extraordinary decade. Happy 30th Birthday!”

  10. “Cheers to you on your 30th! Looking at you I get what they mean by 30 is the new 20. You haven’t aged a bit! Happy Birthday!”


Messages For Those Who Are Turning 40

  1. “Lordy, Lordy, look who's 40!”

  2. “I’ll bet you were hoping no one would notice you were turning 40. Well, no such luck! Happy Birthday!”

  3. “They say 40 is the new 30. However, it should be noted that they often lie.”

  4. “I hate to call you the F word, but… you’re forty! Happy Birthday!”

  5. “Fierce, fabulous, and forty!”

  6. “40 isn’t old if you’re a tree.”

  7. “This is your second time turning 20!”

  8. “So, I was just wondering… how old should we tell everyone you are this year? I don’t think anyone would believe that you’re turning 35 again for the fifth year in a row. Happy 40th Birthday!”

  9. “At 40, you realize that you are built for comfort, not speed…”

  10. “Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art!”


Messages For Those Who Are Turning 50

  1. “May the next 50 be even better than the first.”

  2. “Celebrating 50 years might take a while. Let’s get started!”

  3. “May you wish on every candle and may all 50 of them come true.”

  4. “50 is only a number when you’re forever young.”

  5. “Let’s see…50 in dog years would make you…famous! For being the oldest dog EVER.”

  6. “Congratulations on reaching the half-century club! “

  7. “Thank you so much for turning 50 before me. I owe you one!”

  8. “Happy 50th Birthday! Welcome to your midlife crisis.”

  9. “Happy 50th Birthday! Welcome to the age where it’s no longer possible to find a birthday cake big enough to hold all your candles!”

  10. "Here’s to a brand new decade…may your 50s be blessed with more love, more laughter, and more fun than ever before.”

60th birthday messages

Messages For Those Who Are Turning 60

  1. “Happy 60th Birthday, to my dearest friend! I am thankful to know you! I hope that you hold memories of this day, close to your heart! May you have the very best day!”

  2. “May your 60th Birthday provide you with even more entertaining stories to tell, in the future! Have a blessed day!”

  3. “Wishing you a momentous, 60th Birthday! You have achieved so much in your life, so far! May you achieve even more!”

  4. “Now you’re 60 so stop acting like a 20-year old. Happy 60th birthday to you!”

  5. “You only get to turn 60 once, so enjoy your day and year to the fullest!”

  6. “One year older, one year wiser, and undoubtedly 60 years cooler than the rest of the world.”

  7. “You have lived an incredible six decades. May the next years be as incredible as you are!”

  8. “Here’s a secret: When you turn 60, you make your own rules. Happy Birthday!”

  9. “You’re 60 today – own it. You won’t get those amazing senior discounts otherwise.”

  10. “You are more fabulous at 60 than you were at 50. Happy wonderful birthday to you.”


Messages For Those Who Are Turning 70

  1. “Today you’re 70! May this special birthday be filled with wishes granted, blessings given, and cake eaten. I’m so thankful to have you in my life!”

  2. “Don’t look at your 70th birthday as the glass being half empty, but if you do, fill that glass up with your favorite alcoholic beverage and get totally wasted. Cheers!”

  3. “For your 70th birthday, I told the baker to skip the candles because I figured it would be better to have more icing than wax on your cake. Enjoy your birthday!”

  4. “As time passes, you realize how precious every birthday your loved one celebrates is. Best wishes for your 70th.”

  5. “Seventy years of sharing space with you on this planet isn’t enough for me. Keep celebrating those birthdays because having you in my life is something I treasure.”

  6. “Turning 70 means two things: you survived the 60s and you survived your 60s.”

  7. “When you turn 70, you deserve to be respected. Too bad life isn't fair.”

  8. “70 is an awesome number for such an awesome person! Keep getting better as you get older!”

  9. “Have a really fun 70th birthday, you only get to turn 70 once.”

  10.  “The older you get the better you get… unless you’re a banana.” 


Messages For Those Who Are Turning 80

  1. “Lucky for you, vintage is in.  Happy 80th Birthday!”

  2. “You’re not old, you’re a classic.”

  3. “I hope I’m as wonderful as you are when I turn 80…even half as wonderful would be great!”

  4. “I’m not saying that you’re old – but your candles were more expensive than your birthday cake!”

  5. “Happy birthday my friend! Don’t think of it as turning 80, but think of it as 30 years of practice being 50.”

  6. “Happy 80th Birthday! It took you a while, but you’ve finally aged to perfection.”

  7. “Congratulations on your 80th birthday! What an incredible achievement.”

  8. “You may be turning 80 today but you don’t look a year over 60! Happy Birthday”

  9. “When you look back over 80 years, I hope that your memories are warm ones. Enjoy your special day”

  10. “It seems like you were in your 70’s just yesterday! Oh wait, you were.”


Messages For Those Who Are Turning 90

  1. “Don’t get all weird about growing older. Our age is simply the number of years the world has been enjoying us.”

  2. “Like a fine wine, we get better with age. Or maybe we just feel better about our age with lots of wine. Happy 90th Birthday!”

  3. “Happy 90th Birthday to someone who is forever young!”

  4. “Don’t think of it as turning 90…think of it as turning 18 with 72 years of experience.”

  5. “90 years old is quite a milestone, deserving of a special birthday cake and all the ice cream you can eat!”

  6. “May your special day be just as special as you are! Happy 90th Birthday!”

  7. “On your 90th birthday, may you feel the same love and joy you give to others!”

  8. “May your 90th birthday be filled with magic moments!”

  9. “May your hearing aids work and your dentures stay put on your 90th birthday!”

  10. “I can let you know having a friend like you has made the last 90 years fly by!”

Perfect card messages for centenarians

Messages For Those Who Are Turning 100

  1. “Happy 100th birthday! This is an incredible milestone, but not nearly as incredible as you are.”

  2. “At your age...You've seen it all...You've heard it all...You've done it all...You just can't remember it all..”

  3. “You look too young to be 100, you don't look a day over 90.”

  4. “Happy birthday to someone who is ten decades young.”

  5. “What an honour it is to celebrate a century of life with you. Happy 100th birthday, and may you continue to enjoy the journey of life.”

  6. “May all your wants and desires come true of what will be a birthday we all will never forget. Happy 100th birthday and may you give us the secret to the fountain of youth.

  7. “With a heart made of gold and a century’s worth of wisdom and experiences, you are by far, the most extraordinary person I’ve ever met. Happy Birthday!”

  8. “Hey! I thought you still were a teenager, when did you turn 100? Wow, time flies by so fast. Hope you reach 200! Happy Birthday!”

  9. “Here’s to 100 birthday wishes!”

  10. “Welcome to the centenarian club!”




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