Personal Card Message Ideas

It’s always great to show the people you love that you love them. Here are some card message ideas for personal relationships and celebrations.


  • Happy birthday, my dear friend.
  • Another year older, another year… not wiser. Happy birthday!
  • May all your wishes and manifestations come true on your birthday.
  • Another milestone! I’m so excited to spend this birthday with you.
  • You’re so special to me. I’m happy you’re here.

For Spouse

Love is a natural feeling, and we experience it in different ways. Though, it’s safe to say that the one thing we have in common when it comes to love is the strong connection that tugs at the heart.

Romance and Love

  • You are everything I’ve asked for, and more. I don’t know what I’d do without you, my love.
  • I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you.
  • Sweetheart, you are my universe. Sometimes, it feels like it’s your world and we’re all just living in it.
  • You are the closest thing to Heaven. Being with you is a paradise I never knew existed.
  • I’m so in love with you, and I can’t wait to dedicate the rest of my life to being your partner.
  • I often used to wonder what it would feel like to finally find a home in someone else. Thank you for showing me what that means.

Valentine’s Day Wishes

  • Happy love day, Valentine.
  • You are my everyday Valentine. I hope you love the flowers, I know they’re your favourite.
  • You are my soulmate, my lover, my best friend, my life partner and my Valentine.
  • My dear love, know and remember that you will always have my heart, no matter where you are.
  • Happy Valentine’s Day, sayang. I don’t have the right words to say, but I hope, with this bouquet, you know what I’m trying to say. 
  • I ask myself what I did to deserve you, everyday. I still don’t know the answer to the question, but boy, am I blessed.

Relationship / Marriage Anniversary

  • Oh, my love. With each passing day, I find myself falling more and more in love with you. Happy anniversary!
  • Thank you for choosing to love me everyday. I wake up and am reminded of how blessed I am.
  • Another year down, a lifetime to go.
  • Happy anniversary! Here’s to another year of us being the weird couple!
  • Thank you for being my pillar of strength. You’ve been my rock all these years. I hope I can do the same for you one day. I love you.
  • Sayang, I know it’s been another year of ups and downs. But honestly, I wouldn’t have it any other way, because isn’t that how you know that you’re alive? That’s how you make me feel, sayang. I love you, and here’s to another year of us.

For Parents

As much as we love our parents, we probably feel like we don’t tell them enough. As for new parents… well they’re going to need all the support they get, right?

Father’s Day Wishes

  • Dad, from the time I was a child to my adult age today, you really are the silliest person I’ve ever met. Happy Father’s Day! Promise to never change?
  • Papa, you are the most wholesome soul that the world will ever know. Love you always.
  • Happy Father’s Day! Maybe this time around, you’ll stop gatekeeping all the great dad jokes. 
  • Thank you for being a friend. But most importantly, thank you for being my father.
  • Hey, dad. I know I’m taller than you, but that doesn’t mean I’ll stop looking up to you.
  • My role model, my hero, my dad.

Mother’s Day Wishes

  • Mum – I have learned so much from you and I can’t wait to be as good a mother as you one day.
  • Happy mother’s day, to my kind mum. To the person who instilled life values that would later prove to be very prevalent in my life.
  • My dear mother, no one else would have been able to tahan me for this long. You really have the patience of a saint! Happy Mother’s day!
  • Happy Mother’s Day, mom. It didn’t occur to me that everything you did for me as a child was only to make me a better person. Now, as an adult, I have to say that everything you’ve taught me has set me on a path to my own greatness. 
  • Thank you for teaching me that life is about slowing down and being present. I love you. Happy Mother’s day.

New Baby

  • Congrats to the new parents! May your journey with parenthood be filled with growth and stability.
  • Congrats, guys! Your family is growing, how exciting!
  • I’m genuinely so happy for you. I know how long you’ve been trying. Congrats on your new bundle of joy!
  • I’m 100% convinced that you both will be great parents, purely because you’ve always been so full of love.
  • I know that your son will be amazing because he has you as a mother. How lucky he is to be born to a woman who will love him unconditionally.
  • Remember that time I helped you out, and you told me that you owed me the life of your first baby? Well, because I’m so kind, I’m not going to claim it. Jokes aside, I know you’re going to be an amazing parent.
  • Your daughter will grow up in a household that loves her. And she will walk out into the world knowing that her parents are right there with her.

For Sombre Occasions

When something sorrowful happens, no one is ever prepared on what to say. There’s no guide book on how to be the best support, because what may work for you, may not work for someone else. Maybe the best thing to do in situations like this is to be honest and genuine.


  • I’m sorry. I hope you accept my peace offering.
  • Thank you for being able to be honest with me. I know it wasn’t easy, and I promise to do better in the future.
  • I feel awful for what I did. I can’t even begin to imagine how it must have felt for you.
  • I should have known better. Please trust me when I say it won’t happen again.
  • I know it’s been a while since we last spoke. I’d love to reconnect with you if you would like to as well. Please let me make it up to you.
  • Thank you for being patient enough to tell me what I did wrong. I’m sorry, and I won’t repeat the mistake again.

Condolence / Funeral

  • I just heard the news. I’m so sorry for your loss.
  • My heart is breaking for you. Please let me know how I can best support you.
  • He was so sweet and kind, my deepest condolences for your loss.
  • I don’t know what to say. I’m here whenever you need me.

Recovery / Get Well

  • Sending the sweetest wishes to you! I miss you, and I hope you feel better soon!
  • We hope you like the flowers. We’re missing you in the office.
  • You will not believe how boring it is without you. Also, I can’t believe I just admitted that to you. You better get well fast!
  • Hope you’re recovering well. You really need the rest.
  • If you don’t recover soon, I’ll have to find a way to get admitted into the hospital with you. So – you know.

Other Occasions

Thank You

  • You’ve always stood by my side. For that, I will always be grateful.
  • Your kindness and support has always gotten me through the toughest times.
  • I’m so thankful to know someone so generous with what they have. Thank you for doing whatever you can to help me.
  • Whenever I’m having a bad day, I can always count on you to always make it better – whether intentional or not!
  • There are simply not enough words to express how thankful I am for everything you’ve done.


  • Congrats on the new home!
  • I love how homey your place feels – you and your family must be so excited to start a new life here!
  • May you find peace and comfort in your new home. 
  • Congratulations! I hope your new home becomes a place of refuge.
  • You must be so happy to finally be moving into your first home. Tell me all about it the next time I come visit!
  • What an exciting time! To new beginnings!