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Card Guidelines

Card guidelines

When designing your greeting card, keep these guidelines in mind.

  • Cards must be handmade.
  • Do not include your last name, the date, or personal contact information.
  • Write in large print, no cursive.
  • Messages should be a minimum of 2-3 sentences.
  • Messages should be thoughtful, kind and uplifting, without using phrases like “get well soon” or “my condolences”.
  • If possible, try to stay away from mentions of religion in order to be respectful of other people’s religions.
  • Do not address the cards to any specific person.
  • Have fun and be creative!

Tips for making cards

  • Tell them a little bit about yourself.
  • Be positive and kind. Think about what you would want to hear!
  • Add drawings or decorations to make it more fun.
  • Still stuck? Check out these examples.