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Wording samples for cards in 2023

Written by: Leah from Picta

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2023 | Reading time: 7 minutes

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Selection of messages to help you with your card wording

There is nothing more perfect than a greeting card or invitation with photo of a special moment or loved one. They are a joy to give, and an even bigger joy to receive. Whether you are just saying hello, congratulations or making an announcement, your photo card will need the perfect personal message.

Tips for writing card messages

Mother’s day Cards

Mother's Day Card Design

When you’re getting ready to spoil mom, don’t forget the card! Here are some short but sweet texts that you can add to your custom Photo Print card.

  • You’re one badass mamma
  • Mom, you were right!
  • Mum, great job, I’m awesome
  • Everything I am you helped me to be
  • You are off to such a sweet start as a mom. Happy 1st Mother’s Day!
  • As is the mother, so is her daughter. — Ezekiel 16:4

Father’s day Cards

Father's Day special cards samples

  • A card for the day of the dad is protocol.
  • Dad, you’ve always been like a father to me.
  • Great job Dad, I turned out awesome!
  • If at first you don’t succeed, call Dad
  • Happy baby Daddy day!
  • Happy Father’s Day to my hero and role model.
  • The older I get the more I realize how important it is to have a dad like you.

Graduation Cards

Graduation Card Design

Apart from the regular “Class of 20..” and “Graduate” you can also go for something more original on your graduation announcements and invitations, like:

  • It’s kinda a big deal ..
  • The best is yet to come
  • She/He did it!
  • For graduation congratulations cards, some of our favorites are:
  • Congrats! You know your shit!
  • You did it!
  • Hat’s off to the grad!

Birthday Cards

Colorful birthday card ideas

  • We are having a party!
  • Come out and play!
  • Join in the celebration
  • It’s a surprise party
  • So many candles, so little cake
  • Age only matters if you are cheese

Thank You Cards

Thank You Card Design

Sometime’s it’s hard to find the right words when we want to say thank you (especially when there’s only room for a few words on the thank you card). Here’s a few ideas:

  • With love and gratitude
  • You rock!
  • This is better than a text
  • #thanks

Halloween Cards

Spooky Halloween card designs

If you’re sending cards:

  • Boo! From me to you!
  • You’ll always be my boo

If you’re holding a Halloween spooktacular:

  • Boos & booze
  • Eat, drink & be scary/spooky
  • Get your freak on!

Christmas Cards

Christmas Cards ideas

There’s nothing like receiving a personalized Holiday card in the mail customized with a great family photo.

  • Love, Joy, Cheer
  • Merry & Bright
  • All I want for Christmas is …
  • Christmas is coming
  • Holiday cheer and a happy new year
  • New Year Cheer
  • Naughty or nice?

Valentine’s Day Cards

Romantic Valentine's Day card ideas

Be mine? Or perhaps something with a little more punch?

  • It all began with …
  • You’re not bad
  • If I know what love is, it is because of you. - Herman Hesse
  • Love is friendship set on fire and you are my spark.

Easter Cards

Easter Cards ideas

A customized Easter card is the perfect addition to any Easter basket. But what do you write on an Easter card?

  • Easter blessings
  • Hoppy Easter
  • Happy “stuff your face with chocolate” day
  • Have an Eggscellent Easter

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