Merry Christmas! Hopefully you’re full of festive spirit and enjoying the holidays. One thing that can put a bit of a dampener on that Christmas cheer though is knowing you’ve got a whole pile of Christmas cards to write. Not only can it be time consuming and, lets face it – a bit dull, but also often difficult to know what to write or say in your message.
It doesn’t have to be though. It requires a little thought and maybe even some preparation beforehand but the effort is worth it. Wishing family, friends and even just acquaintances a happy Christmas and letting them know you’re thinking of them at this time of the year is a lovely way to show you care. So spread some of the holiday spirit with a touching and thoughtful Christmas saying. Just follow our guide below to get the perfect Christmas wishes for your cards.
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This quick guide should give you everything you need to write your own Christmas card message:
This should help you to write your own Christmas cards but if you want a little more help then take a look at the example messages and wishes below.
These messages start at the simpler and very basic end of the Christmas wishes spectrum, with things just like “Merry Christmas” and other short greetings, and then as you go down the list they get a bit more elaborate and interesting. They’re a safe choice as their universality means they can be used for most people. So you should find what you need amongst them.
Send a lovely and heartfelt Christmas message to your family with one of these examples. Let them know how much they mean to you with one of these holiday sentiments.
Don’t forget your friends this Christmas! Wish them a happy Christmas and spread the holiday spirit with a message letting them know how important to you they are.
The holiday season is a time for fun and laughter, so using a funny Christmas card saying might be just perfect. Be confident the recipient won’t be offended by something humorous though. They might be expecting something like a more traditional Christmas sentiment or message.
Christmas is a religious celebration first and foremost. And you may be religious yourself or have friends and family members that are. So use a religious Christmas card message or Bible verse to celebrate with those around you who have a strong faith.
There are many famous quotes regarding Christmas and they can be an excellent addition to your cards. So try one of the Quotes below that range from funny through to touching and celebratory.
To finish your card you will want to sign it with a warm sentiment or closing. Depending on the type of card you’ve written or the person it’s for will play a big role in how you close it. For example if you’re signing it as a family that will be different if it’s just you. Or if it’s for family and friends as opposed to just an acquaintance then the type of words you use will be very different.
So you can use one of our examples below or use them as inspiration to write your own.
For Friends and Family (informal)
For Acquaintances (formal)