Card making is the perfect summer craft project. It doesn’t require a major time investment, and it’s your chance to get a jump-start on handmade cards for upcoming holidays, birthdays and anniversaries.
So, plan a Christmas in July party with all your closest friends and get crafty.
We know how hard it can be to come up with handmade card ideas, so we’ve done the hard part for you. With our list of greeting card sayings, you can find exactly the right thing to say for every occasion.
And once you have the right sentiments, all you need is the right card making supplies.
Birthday Card Sayings
Humorous: “Birthdays are a celebration for the lucky people who have managed to keep themselves alive one more year.”
Sentimental: “I am thankful to have you in my life not only on your birthday, but on every day of the year.”
General: “Hope your birthday is filled with an entire year’s worth of fun and memories.”
Thank You Card Sayings
Humorous: “Whoever said ‘It is better to give than receive’ surely never met you. Thanks!”
Sentimental: “Only someone who knows me as well as you do could get me such a perfect gift. Thank you!”
General: “Thanks for being thoughtful. Your generosity means a lot to me.”
Get Well Card Sayings
Humorous: “You must have forgotten to eat your apple. Now you have to see the doctor. Get well soon!”
Sentimental: “I know that everyone gets sick sometimes. It’s just hard to see someone as nice as you suffer. Get well soon!”
General: “I am sorry to hear that you are not feeling well. Get well soon!”
Wedding Card Sayings
Humorous: “A good marriage is like a good marriage.”
Sentimental: “Thank you for inviting me to be a part of your wedding day. I’m looking forward to seeing what comes from you two. Congratulations!”
General: “Congratulations on the start of your ‘happily ever after.’”
Thinking of You Greeting Card Sayings
Humorous: “Thinking of you is one of my favorite things to do. Just letting you know.”
Sentimental: “I want you to know that I have been thinking of you lately, which isn’t much different than most other times.”
General: “You might be far away from me now, but you are always close in my thoughts.”
Retirement Card Sayings
Humorous: “As you journey into retirement, don’t forget to keep working just as hard. Only now, you’re the boss. Have fun!”
Sentimental: “I can’t wait to see what great things you do during retirement. If I know you, you’ll come up with something spectacular.”
General: “Have a fun, active, and restful retirement. Congratulations!”
Christmas Card Sayings
Humorous: “I don’t usually write Christmas cards, but when I do, I usually write the same thing in all of them. Happy holidays!”
Sentimental: “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! May you be surrounded by all the things that bring Christmas cheer.”
General:“What a wonderful time of year it is to keep in touch with good friends. Happy holidays.”
These greeting card sayings are just designed to get you started. There are thousands of resources online and as always, on Pinterest. Plus, you can browse our collection of card making projects for even more inspiration.
Pull out your favorite scrapbooking supplies and use embellishments, Darice embossing folders and stamping supplies to make your card making ideas come to life.
Find what speaks to you, no pun intended!