Birthday Posters

Birthday Poster
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Do you love freebies as much as I do…? I hope so! Because I’m sharing a BIG one with you today!

When my daughter turned four in May, my son asked if we could make her a “big” birthday poster. And he meant BIG. Actually, his exact words were, “Can we make her a poster that’s bigger than me?!”

Ask and you shall receive.

Birthday Poster

I wanted to do something a little different than the traditional “happy birthday” message… And since my son is currently obsessed with numbers, we grabbed a calculator and did a little math. Okay – A LOT of math!

We broke down my daughter’s age into years, months, weeks, days, hours, and minutes. And when we were done, we just kept going! In fact, my son had so much fun crunching numbers, we decided to do the math for all ages between one and 18!

Our finished design ended up being over four feet tall! And, since we printed it at Staples as an “engineering print” – it only cost $4!! We’ve gotten so many compliments on it – I thought I’d share it with you!

Birthday Poster

These poster files are 36″ x 48″, but can be resized to medium size of 24″ x 36″, or a smaller size of 18″ x 24″. The largest size is HUGE – as in, bigger than my son…just like he requested! (Thanks to my super cute friend, Megan, for modeling the three sizes below.)

Birthday Posters

36″ x 48″
24″ x 36″
18″ x 24″

 Engineering prints are large black and white prints traditionally used for blueprints. They are extremely inexpensive (most print shops charge less than $5!) Printers may warn you engineering prints aren’t suitable for photographs / graphics. As long as you understand the paper will be thin and the image won’t be crystal clear you are good to go! (I’ve printed several engineering print projects, and in my opinion, it’s not noticeable!)

Check out all of the great posters available to download below. Just click on the image to download!

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I’d love to see your posters in action! Share your photos on Instagram and tag @WhoArtedPhoto or use the hashtag #whoartedblog, or upload your photos to my Facebook page at

If you liked this idea check out my Birthday Candy Grams first edition and second edition, or find all of my Birthday ideas here.

Do you have any fun ideas for surprising your kids on their birthday? If so, I’d love to hear them! Feel free to share in the comment section below! Happy creating!

Birthday Poster


  1. I love these! Thank you for posting such a fun idea. I may take your advice and use one for our anniversary!

  2. O. M. Geeeee!!!! I love these!!!! Thank you for sharing 🙂

  3. amazing!!!! thank you!!!

  4. Thank you Gina 🙂 Enjoy!

  5. Super cute thank you for all your work. Love this!!!

  6. These are adorable! I found a couple floating around the inter webs, but with persistent digging I finally found my way back to you! Thanks so much – we love these!

  7. Thank you for making all these posters available. This is perfect for a 10-year-old who needs nothing, lives at a distance and doesn’t impress easily! However, he is loved and this graphic will reinforce that!
    Your work is appreciated by this grandma!

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