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What To Write in a Congratulations Card - Congratulations Wishes, Messages, Sayings

Many different situations simply call for a congratulation of some sorts. People accomplish goals, get married, have children, receive promotions at work, buy homes, start their own business, and much more. These milestones in life are meant to be celebrated. Greeting congratulation cards are great to give for situations such as those mentioned above. How though, do you construct a greeting card congratulating friends and relatives who have had the above mentioned things happen to them?

How to Create the Perfect Card - Examples

Below is a small list of ideas of what to write in a congratulating greeting card for friends and family. These are ideas that can work in various scenarios.

  • (For a son/daughter graduating school) Congratulations on your big day, son/daughter! We are so proud of you and know that you will continue to seize every opportunity to continue to grow into the young man/woman we always knew you could be.
  • (For a son/daughter who just got in engaged) To the groom/bride to be: Congrats on your engagement! (Fiancee’s name) will be a great addition to the family as a (son or daughter in-law). We can’t wait for the wedding and we’re so proud of you!
  • (For a grandson/daughter graduating school) Congrats on your graduation! We are so proud of you and can’t wait to see more great things from you. We love you!
  • (For a son/daughter/friend who received a promotion) Look at how much you’ve accomplished in such a short period of time! I always knew your hard work would pay off. Keep up the good work and go for the gold! You’re almost there.
  • (For a son/daughter getting married) Congrats (Name) on your big day. This is just the beginning of a beautiful life-long love story. Continue to grow in love together and support each other during hard times. The love you two have is evident to all that know you.
  • (For a friend expecting their first child) (Name) congratulations on the new addition to your family! This baby will be yours to love, teach, and support. I know that you’ll be an amazing parent and I can’t wait to meet the mini you!
  • (For a friend starting their own business) Everyone has a good idea, but it takes a person with an entrepreneurial mindset to carry out that good idea in order to make it a great one. You’ve dreamt big, and I know you’ll dream even bigger. Keep up the great work, and I look forward to seeing the success that is bond to come your way!
  • (For a friend who just bought their first home) Congratulations on your new home! It’s good to know that I have somewhere else to crash at night other than my parent’s basement!
  • (A son/daughter/sibling who accomplished a goal) Congratulations on reaching your goal. I knew you could do it. You have the spirit and the drive to do anything that you set your mind to. Keep of the good work and I’m here for you when you need me.

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May these short and simple examples give you a little bit of inspiration in creating greeting cards for congratulating your family and friends for different occasions.