Holiday Greeting Cards

Create custom holiday greeting cards with Shutterfly. While sending well wishes through text or email is perfectly acceptable in this day and age, there is still no better way to send holiday cheer than with a classic holiday greeting card. If you’re looking for holiday greeting card ideas, we’ve collected the best holiday card messages and holiday card photo ideas for your own holiday greetings. Use the examples and recommendations on this page to get ideas, then mix and adapt them into meaningful holiday messages for the people in your life.

It’s simple to make your own holiday cards with Shutterfly. Whether you’re sending traditional holiday cards, Christmas cards, or Happy New Year cards, you can customize each one to make them completely your own. Get creative with your holiday greeting card’s size and trim styles so they stand out among the stack. Upload photos, add your Happy Holidays greeting, and personalize your card’s design so it’s perfect for you and your family. If you need gifts to go along with your holiday greeting cards, consider customizing blankets, coffee mugs, or make the best photo books for your loved ones that they can cherish for years to come. Keep reading below to find out more tips and tricks on creating the best holiday greeting cards with Shutterfly. For the best Shutterfly deals on custom holiday cards, check out our Special Offers page.

hero custom greeting cards with cards posted on a cork board on a desk
January 7, 2022

Custom Greeting Cards for Every Occasion

Shutterfly greeting cards are a great way to spread joy and good wishes during the year. Whether you need something thoughtful for someone's birthday, a festive card for the holiday season, Shutterfly has many greeting cards ideas to suit any occasion. 8 min read

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Unique Holiday Cards For 2021
December 30, 2021

Unique Holiday Cards for 2022

Sending a card is a festive way to keep in touch and show you care—as well as a chance to update everyone in your life on all the unique changes over the past year. Commemorate special moments from the year and spread the holiday spirit by sending a personalized holiday card with unique 2021 sentiments. 8 min read

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Blue and gold holiday lights as background for Christmas cards
December 15, 2021

How To Make Holiday Cards In 2022

Elevate your holiday card game in 2021 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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December 13, 2021

70 Holiday Quotes For Any Festive Occasion

Find the best happy holidays quotes, holiday wishes, and holiday messages that will help you spread love and celebrate those close to you. From heartwarming quotes about the meaning of Hanukkah to encouraging New Year’s quotes on new beginnings, you’re sure to find the perfect saying for your holiday greeting cards. 8 min read

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November 30, 2021

What to Write in a Holiday Card

Don’t let another holiday season go by without telling your friends, colleagues, neighbors, or 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. 8 min read

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Thanksgiving party with family giving a toast
November 19, 2021

Thanksgiving Party Ideas and Party Planning Tips

Hosting a Thanksgiving dinner for the first time or need a quick refresher? We've put together the ultimate Thanksgiving party planning guide with party ideas and tips to help you stay organized and get dinner on the table—stress-free! 12 min read

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November 2, 2021

50 Sample Business Holiday Card Messages

As a hardworking professional, you may not have the time to craft the perfect holiday card message. That's why we've assembled a list of 50 sample holiday card messages that you can use in this year's company holiday cards and express appreciation to colleagues. 8 min read

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Holiday cards with different themes and styles on a red background
September 1, 2021

Creative Ways to Design Your Own Holiday Card

Explore our options for designing your one-of-a-kind custom holiday card this year. Sending holiday cards in a digital world is a great way to get back in touch with your personal side, and these greeting cards will help you share your holiday wishes with everyone. 5 min read

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A mom, dad, and young child in the snow for holiday card photos
November 25, 2020

How to Take Photos for Holiday Cards

Design your perfect photo holiday card this season with our tips and tricks on how to take photos for holiday cards. From themes ranging from traditional and classic to fun and mischievous, you’ll find the perfect way to take photos for your holiday cards this season. 6 min read

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woman writing holiday card messages in a notebook
November 18, 2020

Holiday Card Messages and Sample Greetings

Reconnect with your friends and family this holiday with well wishes and love for the joyous occasion. Using these holiday card messages and sample greetings to include a personalized message that sends a heartfelt message to everyone you love. 7 min read

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Photo Christmas cards with families
November 2, 2020

How to Make Christmas Cards

As the holiday season approaches, it’s never too early to start thinking about your family’s annual Christmas card. Learn how to make personalized Christmas cards with easy templates that you can use for everyone on your list, both near and far. 4 min read

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Holiday cards on pinecone wreath.
December 20, 2019

35 Ideas For Your Photo Holiday Cards

Send an updated family photo or a funny shot of you and your pet to spread some holiday cheer. 8 min read

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