If you missed someone’s birthday, don’t worry. You can always send a belated birthday wish to let them know you remembered and that they’re still special. Here’s some inspiration for your card or email.
#1 Happy birthday to my beautiful, wonderful friend! I hope you enjoy the best year of all your years. You are loved, appreciated, and cherished. I hope you have fun just being who you are.
#2 Happy belated birthday to a truly special person in my life. I am so sorry it is so late that we did not celebrate together today. There are times we do not share together but know that you are always in my heart and in my thoughts at night. I love you, and may this next year be the best one of them all!
#3 Thanks for being such a kind soul, for your dedication and for being such a wonderful wife and mother…
#4 I couldn’t be there for your birthday, but I am wishing you much love and happiness this year ahead. Be blessed, my old friend!
#5 Happy belated birthday my lovely friend. I hope you had a beautiful day surrounded by those who love you dearly. I wish you a sweet year ahead with lots of blessings.
#6 To a friend who so often goes her own way, I come bearing gifts of devotion, friendship, and loyalty. Happy belated birthday. You are loved by all.
#7 As you celebrate another day of life, may your heart be full of joy and sunshine, because you are always kind and lovable to me. I hope your year ahead is as wonderful as it can be!
#8 For all the days we share together, I wish you warm affection, joyful laughter, and well-rounded life.
#9 I know that you have been celebrating for days, and I so wish I could have been with you. But now, here is my belated birthday message to you.
#10 Belated birthday wishes to one of the most beautiful people on earth. May your year ahead be filled with wonderful days! Enjoy life and live it to the fullest!
#11 Happy belated birthday to a gentle soul whom I love very much. Thank you for being part of my life, and for always making me feel important and special.
#12 Birthday greetings to you. May your year ahead be filled with many moments of sunshine and happiness! May you always find something to love, and someone to love it with, and may that shine out at all times.
#13 While the years pass, I pray your life will be full of reasons to smile, reasons to laugh, reasons to sing! You deserve the best in life on your belated birthday.
#14 Sorry for the lateness of this message but I wanted it to be special. The quiet joys of my birthday are never among my top choices for gratitude but I am always glad for them. I hope this wish finds you happy…very happy indeed.
#15 You surpassed your birthday by years! I pray that the coming year will be more fruitful, and that you will continue to be a beacon of light in your life. Thank you for being such a wonderful, special person. Happy belated birthday!
#16 Please accept my most sincere and heartfelt wishes on your belated birthday. May this new year bring boundless joy and happiness to you, and may all who enter your life be blessed by the touch of your guiding hand.
#17 Happy belated birthday to my awesome friend in my life. Thanks for being the light and love in my life. Here’s wishing you a smashing year ahead!
#18 You are more than our age difference, and I hope that your belated birthday celebration has reached your heart. happy belated birthday!
#19 Happy belated birthday my dear friend. I have had a great time with you while celebrating your special day. Your warmth and humor have always kept me happy on your day, and all year round too. May God bless you with lots of sunshine and laughter! I pray that your wishes come true as we speak.
#20 Happy belated birthday, and may your year ahead live up to your high expectations. There are no sweeter people in this wide world than you are!
#21 Hey old soul, happy belated birthday! May your year ahead be filled with stardust from heaven’s stars, and beautiful wishes from God’s angels.
#22 Happy belated birthday to a wonderful person! Though I am late, I pray for your success and happiness in the year ahead. May you be blessed with all the wonderful things in life.
#23 My belated birthday greetings to my favorite sister! I am so sorry for being late. Please accept a big hug and lots of love from me! Cheers to you on your big day!
#24 Happy belated birthday, friend! I am sorry for being so late on your special day. May you have all the peace, joy, love, and success that you deserve. You are a blessing that is so valuable to me.
#25 Happy Belated Birthday to the most special person in my life – Happy Birthday, Son! I wish you a very special day filled with fun memories, feelings of love and joy, happiness, and loved ones by your side.
#26 There was a big party for you on your birthday, I wish I was there to see it. Happy belated birthday to a special loved one. I hope this year brings you all the happiness in the world that you may deserve!
#27 Happy belated birthday to a special person whose kindness, care, and affection has meant the world to me. The best of luck on your year ahead!
#28 I want to wish you a belated birthday that is truly special. Here’s wishing you joyful moments, abundant love, and wonderful relationships that last forever.
#29 Your belated birthday is the best gift! I am sorry I missed the day, but here’s to a more meaningful year ahead. May your wishes come true! Wish you all success in everything you do!
#30 Happy belated birthday to an amazing person. I wish you a wonderful, blessed New Year ahead, filled with all the blessings of goodness and happiness that your future holds.
#31 Happy belated birthday to the most beautiful woman in my life. I hope today is a day of great joy for you, as it has been for me. Stay beautiful in all ways, and always be gracious and generous to others!
#32 Happy belated birthday to such an awesome person. You are truly special and wonderful, and I hope your year ahead will bring you all the beauty you deserve.
#33 Happy belated birthday to the sweetest angel in my life.
#34 Happy belated birthday to a dear friend. I hope the joy you bring to all your days brings you a little extra happiness on your belated birthday.
#35 This year started out tough for you, but it has the potential to be a great one. Please accept my heartiest belated birthday wishes!
#36 Thank you for all your love and support through the years. I hope that this special day is more than enough celebration for you and that we can celebrate many more birthdays together!
#37 Happy belated birthday! May this last year of yours be full of hugs, smiles, laughter and blessings from others, especially those who matter most in your life.
#38 Happy belated birthday to a wonderful, special person. I hope that you had the happiest day of your life, full of laughter and joy. I wish you many years of bright days ahead!
#39 Happy belated birthday to a truly brilliant person. May your special day be everything you always wished in life! May the future hold perfect sunshine, with no clouds whatsoever!
#40 Happy belated birthday to an outstanding friend that I am so happy to call my own.
#41 I am sorry I missed your belated birthday party, but know that my love is always there for you. I hope your year ahead will be beautiful, with loads of happiness and joy everywhere you look.
#42 I am sorry I could not make it on time. But here is to a lovely year ahead! May all your days be filled with sunshine! Your presence in this world makes it so much nicer!
#43 It was my pleasure to celebrate the day of your birth, and though it was belatedly, it was still a delightful one. May all your days ahead be sunny and bright! You are one lovely gem in this world.
#44 Sorry I am late, old friend. Happy belated birthday! I hope you feel the love and the warmth of my wish. This is my prayer for your year ahead.
#45 May the blessings of the Lord overtake you on your special day today, and all days to come in 2016. Thank you for being a great friend! Have a super special belated birthday celebration!
#46 You are such an amazing human being, and I just want to let you know how much I appreciate you in my life. Thank you for being such a great friend.
#47 Belated birthday to my lovely aunt! Thanks for always being one of the people I can count on. Thanks for always being there, and for making all my days more colorful and memorable. Happy belated birthday to you!!
#48 Belated birthday wishes to a wonderful and compassionate lady who deserves all the best that life has to offer. You are a gift of sunshine in this world, and I hope you have a beautiful day ahead.
#49 You know how to warm my heart, and that is why your belated birthday wishes mean so much to me! Let’s keep up the fun, fun times this year ahead.
#50 I am so sorry to arrive late, but I hope you had a joyous birthday! Happy belated birthday to a special friend today. I wish you lovely sunny days and many more to come.
#51 I hope your year ahead is filled with lots of happiness and good things happening for you. A belated happy birthday, my dear friend! May all the years ahead be great for you.
#52 Whatever may come your way, and whatever may come my way, we are always in each other’s hearts.
#53 I hope you had a fantastic birthday, friend. Today, I am wishing you all of the best in the year ahead. May all your wishes come true, and may each day bring new happiness to you!
#54 Belated birthday wishes to the one who always deserves to have it all. Have a wonderful year ahead filled with happiness and love. You deserve everything that comes your way!
#55 Belated birthday wishes and greetings always make me think of you. I am sorry I could not be with you to celebrate your day in person, but know that my love for you is the same as it always has been.
#56 Happy belated birthday to a special friend. This year, I want to show you how much I care by sending reminders of my love and affection wherever I can. That way, if we’re not together, we’ll both know where we stand.
#57 You are so loved! Please accept my belated birthday messages as a token of my gratitude for all the happy times shared together.