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Sweet Things to Say to Your Sister on Her Birthday

Oyewole Folarin loves writing greeting-card messages and helping others find the words they need for life's special moments.

Examples of heartfelt wishes and messages that your sister will greatly appreciate!

Examples of heartfelt wishes and messages that your sister will greatly appreciate!

Thoughtful Words to Say "Happy Birthday, Sister"

Going to the store to get a blank greeting card for your sister’s birthday is easy to do, but knowing the exact things to write or say to her on her special day can sometimes leave you racking your brain. If you are looking for ideas and inspiration on how to wish your sister a happy birthday, then look no elsewhere.

To help you send a nice birthday message to either your younger or elder sister, I have put together some ideas that will give you inspiration on how to say something nice and sweet to her to make her feel wonderful and happy on her special day, and to let her know just how much important she is to you.

Here, you will find some ideas for:

  • Examples of birthday wishes and messages for elder sister
  • Examples of birthday wishes and messages for little sister
  • Sample spiritual birthday wishes and messages for sister

A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit, a golden thread to the meaning of life.

— Isadora James

Having a little sister is a blessing.

Having a little sister is a blessing.

Examples of Birthday Wishes and Messages for Little Sister

Below, you'll find heart-touching words that can help you compose a message you can write on a card or post on social media and show how happy you are to have her in your life.

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  • Today I join well-wishers to celebrate the new age of an amazing girl and someone full of great potential. Happy birthday to the not so little girl in our family!
  • I wish you a wonderful life full of joy, happiness, and beautiful dreams. May all your dreams and aspirations come true as you attain age [insert number]!
  • Every moment shared with you has been remarkable. Thank you for filling my days with sweet memories and my heart with love. May your birthday be as fabulous as you are!
  • Happy birthday, little sister! I am just so grateful that I have had a good time with you over the years and watched you become the independent and intelligent girl you are today. Enjoy your special day!
  • I wish you a new year of life that is full of many moments of happiness and achievement more than anyone could ever think possible. Happy birthday, my adorable younger sister!
  • When our mom first told me she was going to have another baby, I felt like, OMG, what would life be like when I was no more the last born of the house? After spending all this time with you, I feel very grateful for having a gorgeous and hardworking little sister like you around me. Happy birthday!
  • Today is the celebration of my younger sister’s big day. Thank you for filling my life with happiness and laughter. To celebrate this special day with you, I will prepare all the family recipes because you deserve every bit of pleasure always. I love you!
  • As you reach age [insert number] today, may you continue to grow in wisdom and understanding to fulfill your potential. Here is wishing you the happiest of birthdays!
  • When you were a little girl, I never left you alone. Now that you have grown up into a big girl, I want you to know that I will care for you more than I ever did. Happy birthday to my not so little sister anymore!
  • It gives me so much joy watching you grow up so fast to become an independent young girl. I feel so proud to have such a beautiful sister like you in my life. Thank you for putting a smile on our faces always. Happy birthday!
  • [Insert number] years ago, I wasn’t sure how a girl could make a family proud. But now, seeing how intelligent and confident you have become, I know that a girl could make the world a better place for all more than I have ever thought possible. Happy birthday to the most awesome sister in the world!
  • There is nothing that gives me satisfaction in life other than seeing you able to figure things out your way. I hope your big day is full of cookies, cake, family recipes, and everything beautiful you deserve. Here is wishing you the best today and always!
  • Happy birthday to the most beautiful girl in our family! Here is wishing you a life filled with endless happiness and sweet memories.
  • This birthday note is a reminder to let you know that you are our family's greatest gift. Here is wishing you a wonderful birthday celebration and a lifetime of happiness.
  • I wish you endless happiness, a long life, and healthy years ahead. Happy birthday to the last born of our family!
  • I am glad that an adorable princess like you was born into our family. May your star continue shining with beautiful surprises! I love you!
  • As we celebrate your special day today, I wish you all the best in life and a very bright future ahead. Cheers to another trip around the sun!
  • I am super excited to witness my not so little sister’s birthday event today. I wish you endless happiness and a fulfilling future!
  • Here is to the celebration of the [insert year] birthday of the most beautiful and humble sister in the world. Thank you for being a fun-loving person and for making us proud. Happy birthday!

What’s the good of news if you haven’t a sister to share it?

— Jenny Devries

Having an older sister to look up to is amazing.

Having an older sister to look up to is amazing.

Examples of Birthday Wishes and Messages for Elder Sister

Celebrating your big sister’s birthday is an opportunity to remind her how much she is loved and let her know just how important she is in your life. Get your note ideas from the list below, and then write your own inspiring and cute message to show your affection.

  • Happy birthday to my beautiful sister. I hope this little gift will make your special day as fantastic as you are. May this day and the coming years bring you happiness and many beautiful memories! Enjoy your day to the fullest.
  • Happy birthday to the best sister anyone could ask for and the one I care about the most. You are so special in my life. I wish you the happiest of birthdays today and always!
  • Today, I join well-wishers to celebrate with the most precious sister in my life. Thanks for being a part of my life ever since I was born! I hope you have a fun-filled celebration and a wonderful day.
  • I hope your birthday is filled with so much fun and happiness. Thank you for being the best sister in the world. I am so lucky to have such a loving and caring sister like you in my life.
  • No matter what life throws at you, you never in your life let me miss the unwavering love that I deserve. I am enjoying every journey with you in my life. Happy birthday to the queen of the family!
  • You are such a cheerful person, and that is why I like spending time with you at home. You throw joy and happiness into the lives of people around you always, and you never stop for a second to put a smile on our faces. May your birthday be filled with enthusiasm just as much as you do!
  • Today is another perfect time to let you know how helpful and caring you are. The whole family is just so blessed to have such a beautiful and humble girl like you around. Happy birthday to the most precious sister in the world!
  • Happy birthday to the loving, caring, and adorable sister I could ever ask for. Thank you for being supportive all the time.
  • Thank you for being a superhero in my life. As you celebrate another year in life, I want to use this big occasion to appreciate the hero you are in our family. Happy birthday, sister. You are so special in my life!
  • Happy birthday to the most caring, cheerful, and inspiring person in the world! I hope your birthday brings good things that you deserve today and always. Here is wishing you endless happiness and joy in your life.
  • Looking back at the worthy moments of the past year spent with you, I could not hold my joy for having such a valuable and remarkable person like you in our family. Happy birthday to you, my beautiful big sister!
  • Big sister, you continue to amaze me all the time. You are such a beautiful, caring, and cheerful person I could ever ask for. May your birthday bring unlimited happiness and fun in the coming years!
  • Today is my big sister’s [16th/18th/21st/30th] birthday. May all your birthday wishes come true!
  • I wish you the best of everything and hope you have a fun-filled celebration today!
  • Here is to lots of happiness and good health in the years to come! Happy birthday to my beautiful sister!
  • I am glad to have witnessed your birthday celebration. Here is wishing you long life and good health as you start another trip around the sun. Happy birthday, sister. I love you!
  • Wishing you another year around the sun that is filled with love and best wishes.
  • Here is wishing you a long and prosperous life and hope for a brighter year ahead. Have a fun-filled birthday!
  • Cheers to another adventure around the moon! Here is wishing you the very best of life and more birthdays to come. May your light keep glowing with beautiful surprises every day!
  • I wish you a very happy birthday. May this new adventure around the sun be blessed with happiness and peace of mind!
  • Cheers to another year around the sun! Here is wishing you the brightest of futures.
  • Happy birthday to my one and only sister. May your days be filled with happiness and beautiful memories!
  • I will forever be grateful for the bonding moments we shared when we were under the same roof. Here is wishing you a wonderful world full of success and happiness. May your days be filled with blessings like the star that shines in the sky!
  • The years we shared while growing up were so remarkable. Here is wishing you a fulfilling and very rewarding year ahead. Happy birthday, big sister!
  • Hearty congratulations to a positive and fun-loving person. May the celebration of your big day bring peace and happiness into your life today and in the coming years!
  • Sending happy birthday wishes to my lovely sister to brighten her day. I wish you all the joy and happiness life has to offer. Happy birthday to my older sister!
  • Today is a very special and happy day in your life. As we celebrate your birthday with you, I wish you the good health, happiness, and peace that you deserve not only today but always.
  • As you mark your [insert year] birthday today, may your life be bright and the coming years turn out to be beautiful just as you are. Happy birthday!
  • I am sending best wishes your way as you start another journey through life. I wish you a prosperous and blissful future in the years ahead. I love you, big sister!

Sweet is the voice of a sister in the season of sorrow.

— Benjamin Disraeli

Thank god for your sister every day!

Thank god for your sister every day!

Sample Religious Birthday Messages

Read through the list below to find a perfect birthday prayer and blessing for your beautiful and lovely sister.

  • May our family bond continue to be blessed and strengthened! Thanks for the immense support and kindness you have shown to me over the years, and for the smile, you always put on my face. On this special day, I wish you the best and continued happiness wherever life takes you. May God grant all your wishes and aspirations as you celebrate another year in life today!
  • Best wishes to you on your special day. May God’s mercy and blessings be with you today and always!
  • Good health, success, and happiness are what I could ever wish for you on your special day. May God continue to shower His blessings upon you as He lifts you higher in life! Happy birthday!
  • On this special day, I join well-wishers to celebrate you as you start another journey around the sun. I am so proud to have the best sister I could ever ask for around me. May God bless you in this world and the hereafter! Congratulations and have a blissful day!
  • I am glad to celebrate another year with you, my beautiful sister. Here is wishing you the happiest of birthdays today and always. May God bless you with wisdom and a new vision!
  • Thank you for being a blessing in my life! On your special day, I just want to wish you lots of goodness, joy, and beautiful memories. I pray that God will fulfill all that you wish for in life as you add another year today. Have a wonderful celebration!
  • On this special day, I just want to say thank you for all the love and kindness that you have shown me from our earliest days together and up to this moment. May God’s mercy and favor be upon you, sister!
  • Happy birthday, best sister! You are so special in my life. Thanks for the laughs and sweet memories shared over the years. I hope you will continue to be the best sister to share many laughs and beautiful memories with. May God inspire you more than you have inspired me!
  • You have been a blessing to me, big sister. You deserve the entire honor that only birthdays can bring. As we mark your special day today, I wish you a beautiful and prosperous year ahead.
  • Happy birthday to the best sister in the world. May God keep protecting, guiding, and blessing you as you continue to explore the world in and around us!
  • You are an exemplary beautiful, caring, helpful, and generous sister. I am proud of what you have become at this tender age and wish you many more years of happiness and laughter. May God’s guidance and light be upon you as you add a year to your age today!
  • Thank you for the support, guidance, and kindness you have shown me. I pray that happiness surrounds you today and in the years to come!

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