Greeting Cards for Every Occasion

Enjoy free Avery templates for creating your own greeting cards

Whether you want to say “thank you,” “happy birthday” or just “hello,” it’s easy to get started with this curated collection of cute Avery templates for greeting cards.

So go ahead and reach across any distance to let someone special know that you’re thinking of them.

You can make any of the greeting cards featured in this article using our 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ matte white note cards.

4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ note cards for inkjet printers (8315)

4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ note cards for laser printers (5315)

How to get started personalizing greeting card templates

Simply click the link for the Avery template you like. It will open perfectly formatted for 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ note cards in our free online design software (Avery Design and Print Online).

When you’re finished you can print on your home printer, or let us print your cards for you.

More articles you might like:

Two images of greeting cards with Avery templates printed on them. One card reads “Thank you cherry much!” with a graphic of cute cherries and the other features an illustrated Mason jar with flowers in it and reads “Thank You!”

Fresh “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 any Avery template 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.

Thank You Cherry Much” card template

Mason jar and flowers card template

Two images of greeting cards with Avery templates printed on them. One card reads “Happy Anniversary!” with a graphic of elegant, pale blue florals and the other is an invitation to a baptism with a photo of a baby included.

Special occasion cards you can personalize

Add a personal touch to special celebrations. Avery templates and printable cards make it easy whether you’re sending one card or many. 

Browse our “Weddings & Love” design category to create your own greeting cards for sending well wishes to the happy couple. From cards for congratulating newlyweds to anniversary cards and more.

Send announcements, invitations, and congratulations for other spiritual occasions with religious and spiritual designs. Including baptism cards, Diwali celebrations, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and more.

“Happy Anniversary” greeting card template

Baptism card template with editable photo layer on the front

Avery templates for thank you cards shown on printable Avery note cards. One card reads “I donut how to thank you!” with a picture of a donut and the other reads “Thanks a latte!” with a picture of a coffee cup.

Sweet food-themed cards to say “Thank You”

Everyone loves snacks! Trendy food themes are really fun to use on greeting cards for friends, family, or even your kids’ teachers.

You can drop off a box of donuts with a donut-themed greeting card or pair a coffee-themed Avery template with a gift card for a coffee shop.

Sending gift cards with matching themed greeting cards is a fantastic way to show your appreciation if you can’t be there in person. 

“I Donut Know How to Thank You” card template

“Thanks a Latte” card template

Avery templates for greeting cards shown on printable Avery note cards. One reads “Hello” with a paper airplane design and the other reads “Just popping in to say hello!” with a picture of popcorn.

You had me at hello… with a cute greeting card

Sometimes you just want to say hello. Reach out to friends you haven’t seen in a while with a cute greeting card that lets them know you’re thinking of them.

Using Avery templates, it only takes a few minutes to create your own greeting 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.

Paper airplane “Hello” card template

Just Popping In to Say Hello” card template

Avery templates for greeting cards shown on printable Avery note cards. One reads, “I miss you lets ketchup!” with a picture of a ketchup bottle. The other card reads, “Our lives would succ without you” with lots of drawings of cute succulent plants.

“Missing You” greeting cards for connecting with 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 greeting 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.

I Miss You Let’s Ketchup” card template

My Life Would Succ Without You” card template

Avery templates for wedding cards shown on printable Avery notecards. One card is an RSVP card with a pink and green peony flower border and it reads, “Please Reply.” The other card reads, “Will you be my bridesmaid?” or “Will you be my maid of honor?” for a bridesmaid proposal card.

Cards for wedding planning

Wedding planning has a lot of moving parts. 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 three amazing tips for elevating your wedding cards because small details mean everything on your big day:

1) Browse all the 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.

2) Use predesigned Avery templates for wedding cards of all kinds (including postcards). They’re a totally free way to design wedding greeting 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.

3) Let us handle the printing for you. We make it hassle-free with low minimum requirements and no setup fees. Most custom-printed orders are ready to ship in as few as three business days.

Our printing service makes it easy to design and order custom-printed matching cards, tags, and labels for your wedding.

Avery templates for birthday cards shown on printable Avery notecard. One card is themed for a social distancing birthday and reads, “Wishing you a happy birthday from a safe distance” in rainbow colors. The other card shows “happy birthday” written out on rose quartz pastel pink bunting.

Send birthday wishes with fun greeting cards

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.  

Socially distanced birthday card template

Rose quartz pink birthday bunting template

A variety of four different holiday cards featuring Avery templates with space for adding photos shown. The designs are shown on printable Avery notecards and a snowy background with holiday accents.

Custom greeting cards for the holidays

Do you finish your Christmas list in October, or need to tackle last-minute holiday cards? Either way, printable greeting cards, and predesigned Avery templates make it easy.

Our holiday greeting card gallery (which includes all of the designs shown above) is full of predesigned templates that are super easy to personalize.

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.

Avery templates for Father’s Day shown on printable Avery notecards. One card reads, “Fore the World’s Best Dad” and is paired with a matching golf-themed label. The other card reads, “The Best Pop Around” with a picture of an ice pop and matching gift tag.

Cute greeting cards 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.

Expert Tip: You can add any pre-designed Avery template to a completely different product with this expert-level hack: Open the template and immediately save the project to your Avery account. You can then apply that saved “project” to any other Avery product as long as you’re logged in. 

Fore the World’s Best Dad” card template

Best Dad by Par” label template

The Best Pop Around” card template

The Best Pop Around” gift tag template

Avery templates for get well soon cards shown on printable Avery notecards. One card reads, “After every storm comes a rainbow” in watercolor rainbow text with a picture of a rainbow and a heart. The other card reads, “Get whale soon,” with a picture of a cute cartoon whale.

Send a get well soon cards 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.

Get well soon cards can also be used for community engagement. For example, sending greeting cards to kids in the hospital or local convalescent homes.

Try organizing your friends or co-workers with a “card drive.” Avery templates make it easy for people to create personalized cards and print them outright 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.

After Every Storm Comes a Rainbow greeting card template

Get Whale Soon greeting card template

Supplies and more resources to help you make greeting cards for any occasion

Making your own greeting cards is fun and great for your budget. More importantly, DIY greeting cards make your friends and family feel special.

Stay connected to your loved ones. From sending holiday cards to Grandma and Grandpa to shouting out long-distance friends with a punny card.

Visit our greeting card page to view different blank greeting card styles and explore more greeting card projects and tutorials. You can also follow us on Instagram for inspiration and show off your projects with the hashtag #averyproducts.