Pull out the party hats and confetti poppers — we’re getting ready to celebrate with birthday backgrounds! Whether it’s an in-person or virtual birthday party, there are plenty of resources to set the tone for the special day.
From party invitations to wrapping paper and everything in between, these festive birthday backgrounds will add a seamless and coherent theme to your entire celebration. There are plenty of colors, patterns, and designs to choose from, so scroll through the backgrounds below and get inspired for the next party you plan!
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Whether you’re looking for a vibrant multi-colored background or want to stick to a simpler background color, you get both with this pair of seamless birthday backgrounds. Both patterns are sprinkled with fun birthday-themed illustrations, including birthday balloons, birthday hats, and streamers.
Both of these seamless backgrounds feature lively colors and cute balloon and birthday gift illustrations. The white birthday pattern is perfect if you’re looking for a crisp, clean look, and the yellow pattern is an ideal birthday background if you’re looking for a warm, energetic feel.
From wrapping paper to birthday Zoom backgrounds, this set of seamless birthday gift box patterns is suitable for both print and digital design needs. All elements are editable in Adobe Illustrator, so you can fully customize them with the specific color palette you want.
Planning a children’s birthday party? This seamless dinosaur-themed pattern is perfect for any dino-loving kid! The bright colors and fun illustrations make this pattern perfect for invitations, paper party decorations, and even homemade birthday hats. If you’re hosting a virtual Zoom birthday celebration, simply export the files and send them to attendees so that everyone can have matching backgrounds!
Celebrate a baby’s first birthday (or any birthday, really!) with this adorable digital paper pack. Each design features a soft pastel color palette and 12 unique hand-drawn illustrations. All the patterns are seamless and fit wonderfully if you’re looking for a simple and light birthday design.
This birthday digital paper pack includes 12 backgrounds of lovely birthday illustrations. These papers are seamless and perfect for simple birthday cards, gift tags, or even a cute birthday sign to hang up at a party.
Pop the champagne and celebrate with this bright, sparkly collection of digital birthday-themed papers! Colorful birthday balloons, birthday cake, and birthday hats: The illustrated festive backgrounds make for a cute birthday Zoom background, a hand-crafted birthday card, and more.
This two-pack of seamless birthday patterns has hand-drawn illustrations that are perfect for those looking for a cartoon-like birthday background. The design includes two happy birthday messages and one invitation-themed phrase and comes in a vector format so you can enhance and edit them without losing quality.
This pattern’s adorable birthday-themed animal elements are perfect for baby, toddler, and kids’ parties, especially if your little one is an animal lover. We love the idea of ordering custom plates and napkins for a completely on-theme party or sending copies of the pattern to party attendees to use as a minimalistic birthday Zoom background if you’re celebrating virtually.
Get into the birthday spirit with this bundle of birthday designs! They feature both a blue background color and a yellow background color. The simple silhouettes and birthday elements are particularly useful if you use cut machines to create vinyl decals, stickers, or iron-on transfers.
AI, EPS, JPEG, and PDF files are all included, so whether it’s for a digital project or a print project, you’ll have the correct format you need to create a high-quality design.
Elephants, koalas, sloths, and zebras: This is another background that’s perfect for animal lovers celebrating their birthdays. Whether you’re hosting a virtual Zoom birthday event or you’re hosting a birthday bash in person, incorporate this background into your celebration’s décor for a theme that’s wildly cute and totally fun.
This cute animal-themed vector frame is another great download if you’re planning an animal-themed party. The happy birthday note in the center of this design is perfect for a handmade greeting card or a cute birthday background especially for a birthday boy or girl. It also pairs perfectly with the birthday animal background mentioned above!
The best way to celebrate a birthday is with friends! This birthday animal design, with its adorable message, is perfect for DIY party invitations. Simply crop it to your invitation size, print it, and mail it (or email it) to all the party animals you invite!
If you’re looking for a Zoom birthday background to add a festive touch to your virtual party, or you’re needing bright birthday-themed accent to liven up the atmosphere of an in-person celebration, this seamless cartoon birthday pattern will bring a pop of color to your event.
The background is covered in colorful balloons, birthday cakes, and smiley faces and is ideal for any digital or print designs.
This cute seamless pattern is decorated with cute cartoon kids, birthday banners, stars, confetti, and balloons. Print it out to make a fun DIY birthday hat, a cute backdrop, and more.
Cue the confetti: It’s time to celebrate with this pack of confetti-themed backdrops! The files in this set are all PSD files, and it features designs in 9 different colors. These classy birthday backgrounds are perfect for birthdays celebrated in a more professional setting, like an office party.
Pick out your favorite color (or change the colors in Photoshop to match your party’s theme) and print it out as a backdrop for birthday photos, use it as a virtual birthday wallpaper if you’re celebrating virtually, and more!
These patterns will have you ready to party in no time with their fun birthday vibes! The set includes six seamless patterns, available in AI and EPS formats, so you get 12 patterns total when you download.
They are completely scalable, so whether you need a large-scale birthday backdrop, plan to print out your own packaging, or create your own invitations, every project will come out as a high-quality print.
Bring some whimsical fun to your next birthday party (or virtual birthday party!) with this set of colorful party patterns. The download includes 10 coordinating patterns with party-themed elements (cupcakes, candles, confetti). There’s even an additional resource linked to coordinating clipart elements you can pair with the papers in this set.
If you’re a total DIYer in hosting birthday parties, this doodle and pattern set is for you! It includes six solid background colors (in pink, yellow, and blue), over 35 doodle elements (available in color and black outline), and four greeting card mockups so you can make your own invitations, thank-you notes, and more!
This illustration and pattern set is also perfect if you prefer to create your own birthday party essentials. It includes 11 seamless patterns and two doodle illustration sets (in color and black outline), and you can fully customize the color, text, and sizes in Adobe Illustrator.
Get your groove on with this disco-themed set of patterns! The patterns come in three color variants: colored on a white background, colored on a black background, and just plain black and white.
It makes an awesome birthday Zoom background if you’re hosting a virtual party, or print it out to create invitations, wrapping paper, or greeting cards.
Looking for a more sophisticated look? The sparkling gold balloons in this set of birthday backgrounds are perfect for fancier types of birthday celebrations. These ready-to-print designs make creating your own greeting cards, banners, invitations, and party posters a super simple process.
Dress your in-person or virtual birthday party up with this fun confetti-covered background! The text-free design is ideal for a virtual background or a printed backdrop for photos.
This balloon birthday background is a great choice if you’re looking for a more realistic design. It’s especially fantastic as a happy birthday banner because it includes a written birthday greeting in the middle.
The possibilities are endless with this editable vector! Place over your favorite color background to create just about anything for your birthday celebration needs.
This is another editable birthday vector perfect for any birthday design you may be making for your party. The balloon frame is placed over a red background, and a happy birthday message is placed in the center.
The colorful illustrated balloons on this birthday background add a festive punch of color! The graphic comes in two file types and is easy to apply to your project using any design application.
Birthday Video Backgrounds
Bring the party to life with a birthday video background! A video background makes for an awesome birthday Zoom background or a virtual birthday card to send online. Get inspired with the backgrounds below!
Five clips are included in this set of colorful confetti explosion backgrounds. The best part of using virtual confetti? No cleanup is required!
This falling confetti pack also includes five different clips. Add an instant dose of fun when you incorporate them into your celebration!
Looking for a perfect birthday greeting to send to a friend or family member who lives a long distace away? This purple pop-up birthday greeting is sure to make their day!
This pack features animated patterns of colorful geometric shapes. The designs are all text-free too!
Shine the spotlight on the birthday person with this birthday marquee! The video plays in a continuous loop, making it especially ideal for backdrops.
If you’re looking for a more minimalistic background, this simple sparkler clip is a great choice!
This soft, dark glittery background is perfect for those looking for a more generic celebration-themed backdrop. It’s looped, so it’ll play continuously.
Send a fun birthday message with this colorful animated clip! This video features confetti, balloons, and festive “happy birthday” text.
This looped video is another fantastic option for a birthday backdrop. It features a “happy birthday” text in fun, colorful bubble letters on a simple white background.
This 3D birthday background resembles a fun pop-up card! Send it as a virtual card for a cool and colorful birthday message.
This animated slideshow is perfect for sending virtual invitations to a kids’ party. You can also customize the video in Premiere Pro to create a fun slideshow honoring the birthday boy or girl.
If you’re looking for a unique way to send happy birthday wishes to a family member or friend, why not create a custom slideshow for them? This video clip makes it easy — just insert your own photos, videos, and text, and you’re done!
This set of animated birthday bunting flags makes for a classy background for any birthday celebration. It comes in two color options and can be looped to play continuously.
This birthday slideshow is the perfect way to send a meaningful birthday message to your child! Customize it with your own text, videos, photos, and even colors.
When you’re needing an animated birthday background that’s a little more subtle, go for this blurred candle background! It’s unique enough to be a focal point of your party’s overall décor but blends into the back enough that it doesn’t distract from the main event.
Use the various layers in this video file to create your perfect party background! The animations include balloons, confetti, and text.
What’s a party without cake? This cute and simple background features a cupcake and four lit candles on a purple background.
Birthday Backgrounds – Final Thoughts
No matter where your next birthday celebration takes place or whose big day you’re celebrating, the birthday backgrounds in this post are sure to add a meaningful and festive touch. Whether designing invitations, putting together a surprise slideshow, or sending out a virtual birthday card, the sky’s the limit when you use these graphic and video birthday backgrounds!