What to Write on Cards When Gifting on Certain Occasions?
Giving a card along with a gift is a thoughtful way to show the recipient that you were thinking of them. Picking the perfect gift is easy, but when it comes to writing a message in the card, you may suddenly feel tongue-tied. What do you say to make sure your words express what you truly mean? But what do you write on the card?
Here are some ideas for what to write on cards when gifting on certain occasions:
Birthday: “Happy birthday! I hope you have a great day.” and, “Wishing you all the best on your special day.”
Christmas: “Merry Christmas! Wishing you all the happiness your holiday can hold.” and, “Warmest wishes for a joyous Christmas and prosperous New Year.”
Valentine’s Day: “Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m so grateful to have you in my life.”, and “With love on Valentine’s Day.”
Mother’s Day: “Happy Mother’s Day! Thank you for everything.” and, “I love you, Mom!”
Father’s Day: “Happy Father’s Day! I hope you know how much you mean to me.” and, “Happy Father’s Day! Thank you for everything.”
Children’s day: “Happy Children’s Day! Wishing you all the happiness your holiday can hold.”
Graduation: “Congratulations on your big accomplishment! I’m so proud of you.” and, “Wishing you all the best in all your future endeavors.”
Happy new year: “Wishing you a happy and prosperous new year.” and, “Here’s to a great year ahead!”
Happy Easter: “Wishing you a Happy Easter!” and, “He is risen!”
Sibling love: “Siblings are the best friends we never chose – love you, sis/bro!” and, “Thanks for always being there.”
Teacher appreciation: “Thank you for helping me grow and learn.” , “Your dedication and commitment make a difference in the lives of your students.” and, “Happy Teacher’s Day my hero! Thank you for everything.”
Apology: “Please accept my sincere apologies.”
For a holiday gift: “Sending you warmest holiday wishes and joyful tidings for a wonderful new year!”
Anniversary: “Congrats on another year together! Wishing you many more years of happiness! Cheers to (number) amazing years together!”
Wedding: “Best wishes on this wonderful journey, as you start your new life together!” and, “May your marriage be filled with love, laughter, and happiness.”
New Baby: “Welcome to the world, little one! Congrats to the happy parents.” and, “Wishing you all the best in this exciting new chapter of your lives.”
New job: “Best of luck in your new job! I know you’ll do great things.”, and “So excited to see all the amazing things you’ll do in your new role.”
Get well soon: “Sending lots of get well wishes your way!” and, “I hope you’re feeling better soon.”
Sympathy: “Thinking of you during this difficult time.”, and “I wish I could be there with you. Please know that I’m thinking of you and am here for you.”
Thank you: “Thank you so much for…” (fill in the blank with what the person did that you’re thanking them for).
Missing them: “I’m missing you so much. I can’t wait to see you again.” and, “I wish you were here with me.”
Retirement: “Wishing you all the best in this new chapter of your life. Congrats on your retirement!” and, “Enjoy your well-deserved retirement!”
When it comes to what to write on cards, there is no one-size-fits-all answer. It depends on the occasion, your relationship with the recipient, and what you think they would appreciate. Whatever the occasion, a handwritten card with a personal message will show your loved ones how much you care.
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