What to Write in Your Holiday Cards this Year

What to Write in Your Holiday Cards this Year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the time of year when we all take a moment to tell the special people in our lives how much they mean to us. It isn’t every day that you receive a personal message from your friends and family in the mail anymore.

Here are some ideas for holiday greetings that are sure to bring a smile to the faces of all of your favorite people:

Addressing holiday cards // What to write in holiday cards


Short & Sweet:

Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

Wishing you a happy, healthy holiday and a wonderful New Year!

Sending you peace and love this holiday season.

Happy holidays to you and yours!

Wishing you a magical holiday season filled with joy and wonder.

Merry everything!

We hope all of your holiday wishes come true!

Personal Messages of Love and Appreciation:

We’re so grateful to have wonderful people like you in our lives this holiday season. Wishing you all of the happiness you deserve!

The holidays remind us to be grateful for all of our blessings…like you! Thank you for being such an important part of our lives.

Merry Christmas with lots of love from all of us in New York!

Thank you for all of your love and support this year. We are extra grateful for you this holiday season (and all year long)!

Wishing you a holiday season filled with family, friends, love, laughter, and light.

May you be blessed with happiness and good health this holiday season.

Special Occasions:

New Home: We’re loving life in our new home. Come visit us anytime at: 123 Main St. Stars Hollow, CT 55555

Newly Married: Happy holidays from the new Mr. and Mrs. / Mrs. and Mrs. / Mr. and Mr. Smith!

New Baby: We’re thrilled to be celebrating new baby Jack’s first Christmas! We’re looking forward to all that the New Year holds for our growing family, and are grateful for your well-wishes and support! 

Newly Engaged: May your holiday be filled with blessings, beauty, and bling! Love, the future Mr. and Mrs. / Mr. and Mr. / Mrs. and Mrs. Smith

Greetings for Business Associates, Clients, & Coworkers:

Warmest wishes for a happy holiday season.

Wishing you peace and prosperity in the new year.

Thank you for being a part of the [company name] family. We’re grateful for you this holiday season!

Happy holidays from the [company name] family to yours!

Celebrate the spirit of the season.

Best wishes for a joyous holiday and a blessed new year!

What are your favorite messages for holiday cards? Post them below in the comments!


  1. “It isn’t every day that you receive a personal message from your friends and family in the mail anymore”
    I do not agree, look at
    http://paperyofphilly.com/2011/12/tips-for-what-to-write-in-your-holiday-cards/ Friendly, Waltraud

  2. thank you for sharing… this is helpful


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