Christmas Card 101

Ideas for your Christmas card messages

It’s that time of year when you need to get your Christmas card list out and start writing all of your personalised Christmas cards. Christmas cards are a great way to let your loved ones know that you are thinking about them this festive season, but writing them can be a daunting task. Luckily, we are here to help with ideas for Christmas card message and verses that will help you put pen to paper!

Christmas Card Ideas from Rosemood

Whilst creating your personalised Christmas cards couldn’t be easier thanks to our online editing tool, writing all your Christmas cards will still require some time and thought. With everything from traditional Christmas card messages to fun Christmas card verses, we are here to help you find the best festive greeting for your friends, family or even your colleagues.

Save yourself time by adding your chosen message to your cards online, safe in the knowledge that our proofreaders will double check your text as part of our complimentary retouching service. That will just leave you to address and sign off the cards by hand!

Traditional Christmas Card Messages

If you and your family are all about tradition at Christmas, then you are sure to find traditional Christmas cards to suit your taste within our Christmas card catalogue.

Our Christmas cards feature a range of traditional motifs such as holly and mistletoe and capture the joys of traditional winter activities such as building snowmen and putting up Christmas trees.

Accompany these traditional motifs with traditional Christmas card messages to spread festive cheer this holiday season amongst friends, family and even colleagues.

Traditional Christmas Card messages

Merry Christmas

and Happy New Year.

Sending you my best wishes

and warmest thoughts

for a special festive season.


Merry Christmas.

May the magic of this festive season

bring you and your family love and happiness,

today, and for the year to come.


Season’s greetings.

Wishing you joy and peace

at Christmas

and throughout the new year.

Original Christmas Cards from Rosemood

Original Christmas Card Messages

Rosemood has a whole host of original Christmas cards with everything from a little robbin sporting his woolly hat to gaudy Christmas jumpers. You can even add your own festive images to your photo Christmas cards to surprise your loved ones.

Why not incorporate the words of your favourite Christmas song or carol into your Christmas card messages, or add a little humour to your holiday greeting for your close friends with a Christmas pun?

Here are a few simple Christmas card greeting ideas that will help you find some inspiration for your personalised Christmas cards.

Merry Christmas!

I hope your stocking

is stuffed full of joy this year.


What can be better than opening presents,

eating food and singing Christmas music?

Doing all those things with a family like you.


Whether you have been

naughty or nice,

I hope you have

a very Merry Christmas!

Christmas Card Verses

Create a unique Christmas greeting for your personalised Christmas cards by including some of our traditional Christmas card verses.

A jolly rhyme is sure to get everyone in the Christmas spirit so take a look at our sample Christmas card poems for some inspiration or have a go at composing your own Christmas verse. You could even get the kids to have a go at coming up with a Christmas rhyme to delight the grandparents.

You will find more Christmas card verse ideas on our website.

Christmas card verses

Hope your day is filled

with festive cheer,

Wishing you a Merry Christmas

and a Happy New Year


Christmas time wishes

For warmth and good cheer

Happiness now and in the New Year. 



These wishes aren't original

But still they're most sincere,

Have a really Merry Christmas

And a wonderful New Year.


Business Christmas card messages

Business Christmas Card Messages

From showing your employees how much you have appreciated their hard word to thanking your customers for their loyalty, business Christmas cards are an ideal way to share your best wishes whilst helping to build and market your brand.

It is best to stick to traditional Christmas greetings when it comes to writing to a wide customer base, and it is nice to add a thank you message for your employee's hard work, your customer's loyalty or your business partner’s support.

Here are a few examples of business Christmas card messages to get you started, and remember that it is nice to sign off your corporate Christmas cards by hand.

We would like to express

our sincerest appreciation for

the trust you have placed in us

over the last year

and wish you all the best

this festive season.


Wishing you a Happy Christmas

and a joyful New Year.

Best wishes from all the team

at [company name].



During the festive season,

our thoughts turn gratefully to those

who have made our success possible.

It is in this spirit that we say thank you

and wish you a Merry Christmas

and a happy New Year. 

Do not hesitate to get in touch if need any help creating or writing your personalised Christmas cards as our friendly customer service team will be more than happy to help. We offer a range of Christmas card designs to suit your loved ones and don’t forget that you can even support a great cause this year by personalising one of our charity Christmas cards.

You will also find plenty of Christmas card hints and tips on our website and even some Christmas gift ideas to help you move onto the next dreaded task - Christmas shopping!