17 Free Printable Cards You Can Personalize

Edit Avery templates to creating personalized cards for any occasion

Our top ten free printable cards are perfect whether you want to say “thank you,” “happy birthday” or just “hello.” Begin by browsing our free designs below. Then click “Customize” to open the design you want to use.

This will open the free design template in Avery Design and Print Online (ADPO), which is our free online design software. Once in ADPO you will be able to use standard design tools such as Image, Text, Shape, to customize the card design.

Once you’re happy with your card, follow the instructions to print yourself on our printable 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ matte white note cards. Or choose the “Let Us Print for You” option to have your place cards professionally printed for you with our WePrint® service.

Get useful tips for creating personalized note cards using Avery Design and Print Online.

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Free printable “Thank You” cards for spring

Thank you cards are a lovely way to show your gratitude. Use one of our premade thank you designs and customize them to make them your own. With our free design tool, you can customize or free printable cards with your own colors, text, graphics, and more.

Pro Tip: If you like a card template as-is, skip to adding your own personalized message inside using the Inside button. 

Special occasion cards you can personalize

Add a personal touch to special celebrations such as anniversaries or baptisms. Our free printable cards make it easy whether you’re sending one card or many.  For example, browse our “Weddings & Love” design category to create your own anniversary cards for sending well wishes to a happy couple. Or, Send announcements, invitations, and congratulations for other spiritual occasions. Our religious and spiritual designs category including baptism cards, Diwali celebrations, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and more.

Free printable cards with food themes

Sending gift cards with matching themed note cards is a fantastic way to show your appreciation…. and everyone loves snacks! Trendy food themes are really fun to use on personalized cards for friends, family, or even your kids’ teachers. For example, you can drop off a box of donuts with a donut-themed greeting card or pair a coffee-themed design with a gift card for a coffee shop.

You had me at hello… with a cute card

Sometimes you just want to say hello. Reach out to friends you haven’t seen in a while with a cute personalized card that lets them know you’re thinking of them. When you use our free printable cards, it only takes a few minutes to create your own cards that are sure to make the recipient smile.

Pro Tip: When you click on Add Image in the editor, you can add graphics and images from your own computer, social media, or browse hundreds of free graphics in the Avery Gallery.

Sweet “Missing You” cards for friends

Sometimes it can be hard to connect with friends you haven’t talked to in a while. Whether you’re far away or just dealing with busy schedules, it’s nice to know someone is missing you. Sending a personalized card is a fun way to reach out and also a great option if you can’t figure out what to say in a text or email. 

Pro Tip: You can change the font style, size, and color on most Avery templates by using the Text button on the left side of the editor screen.

Free printable cards for wedding planning

Wedding planning has a lot of moving parts. Indeed, often very expensive moving parts. Anything you can do that makes your big day easier to plan (without sacrificing style) is a huge win. We have a few amazing tips for using free printable cards for your wedding because small details mean everything on your big day.

Firstly, you can browse all the free printable cards shown above plus every wedding and love-themed card that fits this specific card size in one click. With 200+ free templates that you can personalize for your theme, there’s something for everyone.

Secondly, you can explore predesigned Avery templates for wedding cards of all kinds (including postcards). They’re a totally free way to design wedding cards that look like you hired a professional graphic designer. Once you’ve customized the design just the way you want it you can print right from your home printer.

Printing wedding cards after you customize

On one hand, you can let us take care of printing your wedding cards. We make it hassle-free with low minimum requirements and no extra “file processing” add-ons. In fact, most custom-printed orders are ready to ship in as few as three business days. You can even use our convenient design gallery to order custom-printed matching cards, tags, and labels for your wedding.

On the other hand, printing at home can save you a lot of money. All you need are printable Avery cards, a laser or inkjet printer, and a smart device connected to your printer and the internet. Once you’ve finished personalizing a free printable card design, check out our article for printing wedding cards for more printing tips.

Send birthday wishes with a fun card

Personalized birthday cards are the perfect finishing touch to a thoughtful gift for a special person in your life. Our birthday template gallery is full of festive designs you can print as-is or modify to add a personal touch.

Pro Tip: Check out our Avery template galleries for birthdays, holidays and other special events. You can browse gallery results by cards, labels or tags to create a cohesive, themed gift.  

Free printable cards for the holidays

Our holiday greeting card gallery (which includes all of the designs shown above) is full of predesigned templates that are super easy to personalize. In fact, for many templates, you simply drop in your holiday photo, personalize with your family name and you’re done. It’s an elevated look that’s incredibly easy to do on your own.

Punny card designs for Father’s Day

When it comes to personalized gifting, Mother’s Day ideas always get a lot of love, but it’s important to celebrate Dad too! Create your own personalized greeting cards for Father’s Day and pair them with matching gift tags and labels to create a theme for your Father’s Day gift.

Design Hack: You can add any pre-designed Avery template to a completely different product. First, open the template and immediately save the project to your Avery account. Then, you can then apply that saved “project” to any other Avery product while you’re logged in.

Send a get well soon card and a smile

Greeting cards are a nice way to send someone well-wishes when they’re under the weather. Sending a cheerful greeting card that makes them smile is even better. Additionally, get well soon cards can also be used to engage with your community. For example, sending greeting cards to kids in the hospital or local convalescent homes.

Why not try organizing your friends or co-workers with a “card drive?” Our free printable cards make it easy for people to create personalized cards and print them right from their desktop printer. Or, do a card drive at home and practice kindness together as a family. You can design and print your own greeting cards or have your kids get crafty and make cute handmade get-well cards.

Making free printable cards for any occasion

Making your own greeting cards is fun and great for your budget. More importantly, DIY cards make your friends and family feel special. From sending holiday cards to Grandma and Grandpa to sending a punny card to friends, they’re a great way to brighten someone’s day.

Visit our printable cards page to browse a variety of blank card products and explore more projects you can make with printable cards. You can also follow us on Instagram for inspiration and show off your projects with the hashtag #averyproducts.

Author: JoJo Mrgich

JoAnn (JoJo) Mrgich is a copywriter and SEO content writer who began her copywriting career in 2011. A musical theater major at the time, JoJo began writing blog articles, product descriptions, and other online content for a dancewear brand. Since then, she has gone on to write in a variety of fields, from essential oils and natural beauty to fashion and swimwear, finally landing at Avery, which she affectionately calls her "forever home." At Avery, JoJo writes content for the Avery blog, covering everything from organization to party planning, as well as contributing to other online content for avery.com. She is also a technical and content writer for Avery Industrial, where she writes in-depth articles that span a wide variety of topics, from safety compliance to 5S lean practices. In her personal life, JoJo is a big fan of fantasy and science-fiction works such as Lord of the Rings and Star Trek (especially the original series). She also loves going to Disneyland and runs a non-profit social organization of 600 members that brings fans of "nerd culture" together for meet-ups and events in Southern California.