What to Write in a Christmas Card

What to Write in a Christmas Card

The holiday season may be the most wonderful time of year. And, one of the best ways to share to spread holiday cheer is with a Christmas card. From sentimental notes to fun and lighthearted messages, there’s so many ways that you can say “Happy Holidays,” in a personal way. Not sure where to start as you spread out your Christmas cards? We’re here to help with some suggestions on what to write in a Christmas card that will help make your family and friends’ holidays filled with memories that will last a lifetime.

‘Tis the Season: Writing a General Christmas Message

Christmas cards are a time old tradition. But why not go beyond a basic, generic holiday greeting card and write a personalized message with a custom card tailored to the recipient? It’s the perfect gift for family, friends, co-workers, neighbors, and just about anyone who you want to spread holiday cheer to. You can write a message that’s works for anyone but still has a personalized touch. Here is some sample wording for a general Christmas message.

  • Wishing you and your family the happiest of holidays!
  • Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas to you and yours!
  • I hope you have a Happy Holiday.
  • Sending you lots of holiday spirit during the Christmas season!
  • Unwrap the season with Christmas magic! Happy holiday!

Home for the Holidays: Writing a Message for Those Who are Far Away

The holidays are a time for family and friends to get together and celebrate. But, what if those closest to you live far away? Let them know you are thinking of them during the Christmas season with a thoughtful note. Here is some sample wording for a message for those who are far away.

  • Missing you during this holiday season!
  • You may not be home for the holidays, but you’re here in spirit. We miss you!
  • Christmas won’t be the same without you, but we can’t wait to celebrate with you in the new year.
  • I hope you have an amazing holiday! Miss you!
  • We wish you were here for the holiday season!

Ho Ho Ho!: Writing a Funny Christmas Message

Not every Christmas card needs to be serious. In fact, funny Christmas cards and messages are some of the most popular during the holiday season. Send your family and friends some holiday humor. Here is some sample wording for a funny holiday message.

  • Merry Christmas! We hope you’re celebrating with lots of good food and stretchy pants!
  • May your Christmas be filled with good cheer, holiday spirit, and gifts that you don’t have to return!
  • Wishing you a Merry Christmas. The best part about this card? It comes without a fruit cake!
  • It’s the most wonderful...and expensive...time of year!
  • Ho Ho Ho! Hope you’ve been off Santa’s naughty list this year! Merry Christmas!

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Writing a Sentimental Christmas Message

One of the most special ways you can show someone you care during the holiday season is with a thoughtful and caring message. Sending your family and friends a sentimental message tailored perfectly to them is a wonderful way to celebrate Christmas. Even better? A sentimental message and a unique card doubles as a thoughtful gift and a way to remember the holiday season for years to come. Here is some sample wording for a sentimental Christmas message.

  • The holiday season is a perfect time to tell you how much you mean to me. I’m so glad you’re in my life during the Christmas holiday and beyond.
  • To the best parents a kid could ever have. You’ve made my holidays magical since childhood, and now it’s my turn to make yours magical. Merry Christmas!
  • Grandma, you’re the best! I hope you have a wonderful Christmas.
  • I couldn’t be more proud of you, my daughter. May your Christmas be as wonderful as you are!
  • Merry Christmas to the person I want to wake up early for on Christmas Day and everyday of the year.

Happy Holidays: Writing a Christmas Card

Whether you’re gathering around on Christmas Day to open presents together or sending holiday wishes from afar, sending a Christmas card with a personalized message in it is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season with family and friends. We hope this holiday greeting card inspiration will help you as you send out your Christmas cards this season.

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