Tips on What to Say in a Birthday Video

Are you looking for the best way to put together an awesome birthday video message for a friend?

It can be hard to know exactly what to say to someone for their birthday. The key is to speak from the heart. Let the birthday person know how much they mean to you — have them feel all warm and fuzzy inside for their birthday.


Happy birthday. Enjoy your day!

Here are some ideas on what to say to the birthday person — get creative juices flowing!



Sweet Birthday Messages


For Your Mates

  • Happy Birthday to one person’s birthday that I can remember without Facebook sending me a reminder. Happy Birthday, champ.

  • Happy day of birth.

  • Happy Birthday! I hope all your birthday wishes and dreams come true this year.

  • May this day be your best-ever day.

  • Let’s celebrate your birthday all week — you deserve it!

For Your Family

  • Growing old isn’t optional. Growing up is. Happy Birthday to the biggest kid I know!

  • I hope that you have a blast on your birthday. And remember, not only does wine getter better with age, but age gets better with wine. Happy Birthday.

  • May your birthday be sprinkled with fun and laughter. Have a great day!

  • May your birthday be full of laughs, fun, and food... lots of food.

  • May your birthday be the happiest day ever. Love you.

For Your Main Squeeze

  • Happy you-day to you. I wish you the best birthday imaginable.

  • I wish you a birthday that’s as beautiful as you are.

  • I am sending you big birthday love for my epic and show-stopping partner.

  • Wishing you the best possible birthday and all the love.

  • Happy Birthday, get ready for lots of cake and ice cream!


Funny Birthday Messages


For Your Mates

  • Happy Birthday to someone who knows me way too well! Yet you're still my friend. I hope we have many more wild adventures together. Happy Birthday, friend!

  • Happy Birthday to someone who is very good-looking, incredibly smart, and charming. Oh, wait — I meant from someone.

  • Happy Birthday to someone I am proud to say will always be older than me. You are a great friend, even if it's only to make me feel better about my age. I am just joking. Happy Birthday, friend!

  • I hope you have a crazy time tonight. I just wanted to let you know that "It was my birthday" is not an actual legal defense. Enjoy your birthday and be safe!

  • For your Birthday I'm going to share the secret with you. My secret to staying young is... lie about your age. You're welcome and Happy Birthday.

For Your Family

  • Wonderful, loving, kind, and beautiful. But enough about me, Happy Birthday.

  • Did you know that it's been scientifically proven that people who have more birthdays live longer? No? Well, Happy Birthday to you and for reaching another year older!

  • You've finally reached the age where you're able to eat healthily, exercise, and limiting your consumption of alcohol — are you laughing yet? I couldn't think of anything funnier. Happy Birthday. Love you lots.

  • Happy 30th Birthday for the 22nd time. I wish you the best birthday!

  • Night sweats and hot flashes are nature's little way of lowering your heating bill — so you can save the money for your retirement. Happy Birthday.

For Your Main Squeeze

  • Don’t worry about the past. You can’t change it. Don’t worry about the future. You can’t predict it. Try not to worry about the present because I didn’t get you one. Love you, Happy Birthday.

  • Happiest Birthday to the only person I’d rescue from a zombie apocalypse. I’ve always got your back. Happy Birthday!

  • I wanted to get you something truly outstanding and inspiring for your birthday gift this year. But then I remembered that you already have me! Happy Birthday, love.

  • Those aren’t gray hairs... yet. Let’s call them strands of birthday glitter growing out of your head. Happy Birthday to you and your “birthday glitter.”

  • Happy Birthday from one of the most spectacular, sensational, wisest people you know. You are one-in-a-million.


Meaningful Birthday Messages


For Your Mates

  • Another adventure-filled year awaits you. Welcome it by celebrating your birthday with all the joy and happiness you always radiate, wishing you a very happy and fun-filled birthday!

  • Birthday gifts are always fun to get. But I hope this year brings your a wealth of opportunities: opportunities to laugh, smile, and be happy. Happy Birthday my dear friend!

  • There is a reason why you and I have been friends for so long. Without you, my world would be a very dull place. You’ve always been there for me no matter what. I am so happy to have a friend like you in my life. Happy Birthday to you!

  • Ever since we first met each other, you’ve always been there for me. I’m so glad we’re still friends, and I bet that one day, we’ll be sitting side-by-side in our rocking chairs at the nursing home, laughing at all of our crazy times together.

  • On your birthday, I’d like to take some time to remind you of how lucky we are to have each other in our lives. Remember the time [insert memory and how it made you feel]. Thank you for all the adventures and wild times we’ve had together as friends. I look forward to making many more memories with you. Happy Birthday!

For Your Family

  • Another year has gone by for you. May your next year be filled with smiles, love, and laughter! Wishing you the happiest birthday!

  • [Mom or Dad] you’re always putting everyone before you. On your birthday, let us take care of you and let you relax and enjoy your day. Love you very much and Happy Birthday.

  • [Insert family relationship], thanks for always being the backbone of our family and supporting everyone through the good times and the bad. We all love you so very much. Happy Birthday!

  • Happy birthday to the person in my life who’s helped to make all my dreams and aspirations possible — thank you. May your birthday be filled with delight this year. Happy Birthday!

  • My whole life, you have always been there for me. There will never be enough words to convey how deeply grateful I am that I have a [insert family relationship] as wonderful as you, but I can start with “I love you so much.” Happy Birthday.

For Your Main Squeeze

  • I hope your birthday is more than just happy. I hope that your day is filled with love, hugs, kisses, and everything in between. You deserve everything. Love you and Happy Birthday.

  • I wanted to say for your birthday: I hope you know how special you are to me. I love you so very much and hope that you have the most beautiful birthday!

  • Happiest birthday to the most beautiful person in my life. There is no love more beautiful nor meaningful than the love I have for you. May you have the sweetest of sweet birthdays. Love you

  • For someone who enriches my life to no end, I wish the most lavish birthday possible! You are such a genuinely wonderful person and to have you in my life is one of the biggest blessings.

  • For someone as extraordinary as you are. You deserve more than just one day that’s big, bright, and beautiful. You deserve it every day. Happy Birthday, my love.


Inspirational Birthday Quotes


“The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.”

- Lucille Ball


“When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign you’re getting old.

- Mark Twain


“The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.”

- Jean-Paul Sartre


“It takes a long time to grow young.”

- Pablo Picasso


“Is someone different at age 18 or 60? I believe one stays the same.”

- Hayao Miyazaki



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