Congratulations Messages for Greeting Cards
Joyous occasions that are supposed to be happy can be a frustrating time for those who are to write a congratulations message. Saying best wishes or good luck and congratulations may be the only things that you can think to write.
There are many more ways to say congratulations to those who are celebrating something great. Whether it's a new baby, new job, retirement, or graduation, you can use the following ideas to help you get ideas for your congratulatory message.
Baby Card Message Example
"We are super excited to hear that you are going to be adding to your family soon. We hope and pray that the pregnancy and delivery all go smoothly. We'll be praying for you and looking forward to meeting the newest member of the family soon!"
New baby card messages are a fun time to write a fun message to new parents. You can take advantage of the card message opportunity to give some advice or make some jokes about what it's like to be a parent. Get creative with the way you congratulate the burdensome blessing that is a baby.
Graduation Card Message Example
"Hey you finally did it! Congratulations on your graduation, and we know that you deserve everything that is coming to you... and the good things that will come from your new degree."
Graduation is a time to poke fun at education, inspire, or just give the graduate a hard time. Make a great graduation message with these ideas.
College Graduation Messages
New House Message Example
"Congratulations on your big move! I hope that you enjoy your new environment whether you are hanging out or working out in the yard. It's good to see someone like you blessed with a great home."
Moving is an exciting, strenuous, and busy time for people who get a new house. Congratulate them with a message in a card that is inspiring, thoughtful, or funny.
New House Messages
New Job Message Example
"Congratulations on getting a job. I hope that you will enjoy all the new benefits that come with it. I know you will do great in your new position."
New job messages can both congratulate someone who has recently started a new job or encourage someone who is looking for a job. These new job messages will help give you ideas of how to communicate to someone who is looking for or just got a new job.
New Job Messages
Retirement Congratulations Example
"Congratulations on being able to finally call it quits and do all the things that you want to do. I have to admit that I am a little jealous of you now. May you look back at your work and see that you did a good job."
Retirement is another great time to poke fun at the transitions that are coming with the lifestyle changes. You may feel jealous, relieved, or indifferent, but your retirement message should be fun or meaningful. Use these examples to help you know what to write to the retiree.
Wedding Message Example
"Congratulations on becoming 'Mr. and Mrs.' I love to see really cool people like you get hitched. You guys are blessed to have each other and I am glad to know you guys. Have fun!"
Weddings are usually a time to give advice, wish the couple a good life, and possibly make fun of how marriage changes people. Weddings card messages can be religious, funny, or inspirational. Use the following examples of wedding messages and choose the style that fits your couple the best.
Belated Wedding Messages
Religious Wedding Messages
Other Congratulations Messages by Occasion