Christmas Card Messages

What should I write in my Christmas cards? Whenever it’s the holiday season, this can be a surprisingly difficult question to answer. Your Christmas card messages can be sweet or they can be funny and witty. If you’re religious, you can’t go wrong by adding Christmas bible verses to your cards to send to family and friends.

If you need some inspiration, find out some of the best options to use as Christmas card messages below. Whether you’re writing holiday cards for friends, colleagues, or family members, there are endless quotes you can choose from. You can also write your own cards from scratch by adding your favorite memories from the past year.

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November 27, 2023

Christmas Greetings Wording: What to Write in a Christmas Card

Holiday sentiments will not only warm the hearts of your recipients but also let the special people in your life know that you’re thinking of them. Our guide will help you craft the perfect Christmas card wording to make the card designing and sending process as easy as can be. 16 min read

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November 21, 2023

Christmas Card Sayings & Wishes

Wondering what to write in a Christmas card? Send holiday cheer to friends, family, and loved ones with our Christmas card sayings and wishes. Use these holiday card messages on their own or add a customized message to make your cards feel more personal. 13 min read

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November 21, 2023

What to Write in a Holiday Card

Don’t let another holiday season go by without telling your friends and family members ones how much they mean to you. If you're stuck trying to figure out what to write in a holiday card, we’re sharing heartfelt messages for everyone you love. 9 min read

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October 30, 2023

Step by Step: How to Sign a Christmas Card

The holiday season is a time to send joyful greetings to your loved ones near and far. Whether you lean toward a heartfelt, religious, lighthearted, or humorous message, you'll want to write something both meaningful and memorable. 4 min read

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October 19, 2023

70+ Holiday Quotes For Any Festive Occasion

Find the best happy holidays quotes, holiday wishes, and holiday messages to help you spread love and celebrate those close to you. With our easy-to-follow guide, you're sure to find the perfect saying for your holiday greeting cards. 8 min read

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October 10, 2023

75+ Christmas Quotes to Help You Celebrate the Season

We've collected the very best Christmas quotes—from the heartfelt to witty to inspirational or downright funny—so you can choose one that perfectly expresses your sentiments this year. Add one to your Christmas cards or Christmas party invitations to inspire and delight. 8 min read

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September 27, 2023

100+ Clever Christmas Captions for Photos

Christmas is the most beautiful time of the year, so make sure you give it the credit it deserves with clever Christmas captions. We have Christmas captions that are funny, sweet, and anything in between to pair perfectly for any occasion. 9 min read

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December 15, 2021

How To Make Holiday Cards In 2023

Elevate your holiday card game in 2023 with card-making ideas from Jim Leahey, General Manager for Cards & Stationery at Shutterfly. Take your Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year's, or other holiday card from good to great with tips on layouts, card stock, enclosure cards, gatefold designs, unique greetings, and more. 6 min read

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