How to Write a Thoughtful Card this Holiday Season

Whether it's for your sister, long distance BFF or fave barista, writing a thoughtful card is an amazing gift to give others.

But, when you sit down to write, does your mind go blank? Do you struggle to put the right words together? 

That's okay! We're here to give you some creative prompts so that your messages are full of meaning this year.

Just remember the holidays can be painful for people who are grieving, have broken families or have recently been diagnosed. Recognise their hardships, let them know that you care and that they are not alone. 

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How to Write a Thoughtful Card this Holiday Season 

📝STEP 1: Reflect on the past year 

🌟 STEP 2: Write about how this person has made a difference for you

❣️ STEP 3: Add in your fave memory of the two of you

🥰 STEP 4: Sign off with a cute signature phrase, e.g. happy holidays

🎁  STEP 5: Have fun with how you address the envelope. Add festive stickers or secure it with a wax seal

and if you're still unsure on what to write keep reading for some extra inspiration 🎅🏼🤍

15 Prompts for Your Christmas Cards

1. As I reflect on 2021 I can see the amazing impact you have had on me

2. This year has been all about survival mode, thanks for helping me get by

3. I love the bond you have with my kids, you're the best auntie ever

4. Remember that time I didn't know my camera was on during teams? 

5. You got me hooked on Ted Lasso. I'm forever grateful. 

6. I admire how much you've grown your business this year.

7. I'll never forget how you cried with me when my dad was in hospital. 

8. My favourite memory this year has to be our trip to the beach.

9. Your laugh makes work so much better. 

10. You give such great advice

11. I know this time of year can feel miserable but I want you to know that you're not alone

12. Congrats on your promotion! I know how hard you worked to get there.

13. Whenever I hear the song All Too Well I think of you. 

14. I'm so proud of you graduating. I can't wait to see what you do next.

15. Thanks for always checking on my mental health! 

Has this post helped you write your cards this holiday season? Let us know in the comments below! 


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