We’ve all been there. Struggling to write something uniquely sincere or produces a ‘LOL’ moment from your birthday card receiver. Either it comes out maudlin and overreaching, or so skimpy there’s no sentiment… or worst of all, it sounds befuddled and just plain whackadoodle (though frankly, we prefer wackadoodle to the other two for sheer entertainment value). Writing a decent message, whether it goes with a gift or standalone, is actually pretty easy if you follow these helpful tips for writing a great birthday card.
Tips for Writing a Great Birthday Card
1. Determine the Tone
Keeping in mind who the card is for will help you adjust the tone for the card. Obviously, a card to your mom will be much more sentimental compared to a card for a co-worker, which would be much more professionally cordial. You can think of that person’s personality as well. Are they funny or more serious?
We hope you have all seen and loved the new Doozy Father’s Day ecard, Honky Tonk Hamburger (see that sassy burger boy in the picture? That’s the feller). Well we owe this card in part to the really warm people at North Shore Dish, and through them, to the immensely cute couple running The Little Depot Diner in Peabody, Massachusetts.
It all started when we wrote the script and drew a sketch for our card, as we are wont to do:
See that big blank blue background space? Well we had to fill it with a background from an actual diner. We’ve always felt animation gets really funny when you mix it with photos. So we went to scour the internet photo sites for the perfect American diner, a wall with pies, muffins, shake mixers, etc. We found nothing. Zilch. Zip. Every shot was taken from a bad angle or there just weren’t any. Continue reading
Father’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to kick off this holiday than with a hearty chuckle from your old man. Doozy Cards is proud to present the Top 5 eCards for this Father’s Day.
Whether he cooked you dinner every night or demonstrated the art of football to you, show him how much you care by treating him to a hilarious joke or a thoughtful memory with one of the following catchy cards.
1. For the Grill Master
Start your grills. Watch this entertaining slab of steak and band of hot dogs croon a thoughtful country song to your good ol’ dad.
Top 5 Father’s Day eCards
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