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Sympathy Cards

What customers have to say about our Sympathy Cards

August 29, 2018

Beautiful Memorial Cards

"I ordered these cards to use as the memorial cards for my grandfather's memorial services. They were beautiful and so special compared to the generic memorial cards provided by funeral homes and churches. A truly elegant touch. Family and friends were all very happy to have this special keepsake."

August 5, 2018

Very beautiful service card.

"I ordered this product for my Grandma's service they were beautiful and everyone commented on how beautifully done they were. I like the fact that you could design the back yourself."

August 5, 2018

Better than I had hoped

"These memorial cards are quite large (but don't require extra postage) and the paper quality is very good. I didn't choose the matte finish, I prefer the glossier look and it was exactly what I wanted. The colors are good and photos printed clearly."

July 24, 2018

Would highly recommend this product!

"This was a perfect card to use for my late step father. The quality was very nice and the shipping was fast as we needed it on short notice. Would highly recommend!"

July 18, 2018

Such a beautiful product

"The product was absolutely amazing when we received it. The reason that we needed the card was an extremely difficult one, but the card was done so beautifully, so it made keeping our loved ones memory alive that much more beautiful. I would definitely order from Shutterfly again because all of their products have been nothing short of amazing."

Show Your Compassion with Sympathy Cards

Grieving can be tough for any person. Often, it is very hard to know the right words to say when someone has suffered a loss. Whether you want to send comfort after the death of a friend or family member, reassure a loved one after an unexpected change in life or simply let someone know they are in your thoughts and prayers, Shutterfly is here to help you eloquently express your sympathy. If you're trying to find the right words to express your thoughts, you might be interested in our sympathy quotes and sayings as a good place to start.

Helping Loved Ones Deal with Loss

We are never prepared to lose the ones we love. When our friends or family have to deal with the unthinkable, it can be hard to know what to do. At the very least, a custom sympathy card can let them know that they are in your thoughts. You can create a card to help celebrate the life and joy of a person and to hopefully help your friend or family member work toward closure. If you are close, offer to lend an ear, run errands or cook meals. Babysitting or even just doing the laundry for someone directly affected by loss can be very helpful in some situations. Often, with grief, we don’t know who or how to ask for help. A card can remind someone that they are not alone.

Designing the Card

Shutterfly has plenty of options for designing custom cards. If it is appropriate, you can upload your favorite photograph to help celebrate the memories and life of the loved one who passed. If you prefer to select one of the designs, create your card that way. You can follow the suggested design guidelines or utilize your preferred fonts, colors and personalized condolence message to complete the card. Not sure exactly what you want to say? We have some tips for what to write in a sympathy card that can guide you through the thought process.

Celebrating a Life

Celebrating a life with a hearfelt gift will be remembered by the recepient for years to come. With so many options, choosing the perfect gift can be an overwhelming task. What should you send when someone dies? There are elegant ways to share photos of the ones we love and the ones we’ve lost. Shutterfly can turn your favorite images into beautifully framed prints. A family photo book is a great way to remind everyone how much joy can surround a person. A photo quilt might be a great way to help people keep the memories alive. Shutterfly can help turn your favorite memories into graceful memorials. Loss is always difficult, so use your favorite memories to keep remembering and keep the light on a little bit longer. 

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