88 merry Christmas wishes to write in holiday greeting cards

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The countdown to Christmas has begun! Are you looking for merry Christmas wishes to inspire your holiday greeting cards this year? Whether you're on the hunt for funny wishes to make loved ones laugh or words of sympathy, we've rounded up the best things to write in a Christmas card.

Writing a Christmas card can be tricky, especially if you are not sure what to include. If you can, the beginning of your message should include short and sweet greetings that serve as a festive way to spread some love. This could be something as simple as "Merry Christmas!" or a longer saying, such as "I hope your Christmas is filled with joy this year".

To help you prepare for the festive season, we've rounded up the best Christmas wishes, sayings and greetings to include this year. Take a look at them below...


1. It's the most wonderful time of the year!

2. Tis the season to be jolly!

3. Wishing you and your family health, happiness, peace and prosperity this Christmas and in the coming New Year.

4. May your holidays sparkle with joy and laughter.

5. I hope your Christmas is filled with joy this year.

6. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

7. The best present one can hope for this year is to spend time together.

8. Merry Christmas! May you get chance to take in the beauty and true meaning of the season.

9. Wishing you a Christmas that's merry and bright! We hope you have a safe and relaxing holiday season.

10. Happy Holidays! I hope all of your Christmas wishes come true.

11. Merry Christmas! And best wishes for 2023.

12. May the peace and joy of Christmas be with you today and throughout the New Year.

13. I hope the Christmas Season bring only happiness and joy to you and your family.

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1. Merry Christmas! May your happiness be large and your bills be small.

2. Yule always be my favourite.

3. Happy holidays! I hope you like the present you told me to buy for you.

4. It's the most wine-derful time of the year.

5. I would say all I want for Christmas is YOU, but I really would love a new credit card as well!

6. That warm feeling isn't just the Christmas spirit. I think you left the oven on.

7. Christmas is a Claus for celebration!

8. Merry Christmas! I put so much thought into your gift that now it's too late to get it.

9. Christmas is mostly for children. But we adults can enjoy it too, until the credit card bills arrive.

10. Eat. Drink. Be Merry. Have a wonderful Christmas.

11. I hope your smiles will be as big as your credit card bill this Christmas!

12. May all your decorative lights be in working order this season. I hope your Christmas is bright!

13. Happy Christmas! I hope you love the present you told me to buy for you.


1. Merry Christmas! I'm very grateful to have such a special person like you in my life.

2. The only thing I love more than Christmas is you.

3. Forget the mistletoe, you can kiss me anytime you like.

4. You are the reason for my smile and my happiness. I love you.

5. Christmas is magical because we're together.

6. I wouldn't want to spend Christmas with anyone else.

7. If I only had one mince pie I'd give it to you.

8. You're the partridge to my pear tree.

9. All I want for Christmas is you.

10. Baby it's cold outside... let's snuggle.

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1. Merry Christmas to you and God bless you and your family with peace and joy for the year to come.

2. Glory to the newborn King!

3. Jesus is the reason for the season.

4. May the bright lights of Christmas bring happiness in your life and may Jesus bless you with success and wisdom.

5. Merry Christmas! May God's love be with you.

6. Merry Christmas! May the love of God guide and protect you.

7. May the joy that filled the world at the birth of Jesus Christ be found in your home. Have the sweetest of Christmas seasons!

8. May the true spirit of Christmas shine in your heart and light your path.

9. May the love of Christ and the warmth that comes with this holy season remain with you and make your holidays the best ever!

10. Hosanna in the highest! Praying God's faithfulness on your lives in the coming months. Merry Christmas from us all.


1. I wish you were here with me to make this Christmas a beautiful one like every other Christmas.

2. Missing you even more at this joyful time of year.

3. We may not be together in person on Christmas morning, but you'll be in my mind and in my heart.

4. I'll sure miss being together for Christmas this year.

5. We may be miles apart, but our love and affection unites us. Christmas and New Year greetings to all of you.

6. I may not be there to hug you and wish you Merry Christmas but I am sending my warm wishes through this message.

7. Sending my warmest wishes to each and every member of my family on this Christmas. Missing you all. Merry Christmas.

8. Though I am not at home for Christmas, I send all my warm wishes for peace and joy in our family. Wish you all Merry Christmas.

9. Today I am far away from all of you, however I have always have you present, especially in such an important date. Merry Christmas!

10. Far apart during this holiday, but totally together in our hearts and minds. Merry Christmas!

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1. Our love and thoughts are with you during the Christmas season and the promise of hope it brings.

2. May the promise of Christmas fill your hearts with comfort and peace.

3. I'm sending you love during this difficult time.

4. This might not be your best holiday ever, but I'm thinking of you and wishing you the best New Year possible.

5. We know you might be having a difficult time this year, more than ever. Wishing you strength and peace in these challenging times.

6. May God's love lift you up during this season. My prayers and thoughts are with you all.

7. We're always here to support you, if you need a helping hand this holiday.

8. Sending strength, love and peace to you all. I hope you feel surrounded by much love.

9. You are in my thoughts during this difficult time. Sending lots of love.

10. Sending our love to your family. We wish you the comfort of the Christmas blessing of hope and faith.


1. May your holidays be filled with love and rejoice. May you have a great time with your friends and family this Christmas! Sending my best wishes to you.

2. May the festive season bring you opportunities and success in life! Merry Christmas!

3. Thank you for all your hard work this year! Have a wonderful and relaxed Christmas.

4. Wishing you nothing but happiness this holiday season! Merry Christmas from all of us.

5. May your holidays be filled with happiness and good cheer!

6. Thank you for everything! Wishing you a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


1. To my wonderful sister, wishing you a very happy Christmas and a joyous New Year.

2. Merry Christmas to my sister! All the wonderful memories we've shared together still fill my heart with happiness. I love you lots.

3. For my precious sister, Merry Christmas. In this holiday, I wish you a wonderful days filled with smiles and laughter. I hope we can see each other again soon.

4. You always make the holidays so much more FUN! Merry Christmas to my wonderful sister.

5. Having you as a part of our family has made my life a lot cooler. Thanks, brother! Merry Christmas!

6. I love having you as my brother! Thanks for all the fun times we have shared together. Wishing you a relaxed Christmas and a Happy New Year.

7. I often think of the two of you and a smile comes upon my face. I really love my brother and sister-in-law! Wishing the two of you the merriest Christmas and the happiest New Year! All my love.

8. May your Christmas bring you joy and all kinds of wonderful things!

9. Wishing you peace, good health and happiness this year. Thanks for being the best siblings ever.

10. Merry Christmas to my brother and sister-in-law. Hope you have the best time celebrating!


1. Merry Christmas from all of us! Here's to our continued success in the New Year.

2. Thanks for your great leadership and guidance this past year. Hope you have a lovely Christmas and a wonderful New Year. I'm excited to see what 2023 will bring!

3. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to a great boss! Working for you has been a joy, and I look forward to all the opportunities and experiences the New Year has to offer.

4. Merry Christmas, boss! Hope you enjoy your time off, and don’t have too much work waiting for you when you get back.

5. Hope you have a relaxing Christmas and great fun celebrating! Thank you for all your support this year.

6. Hope you have a wonderful, stress-free Christmas surrounded by friends and family. If anyone deserves it, you do.

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