A congratulations card is a small, simple, and inexpensive gesture that lets someone know you’re thinking of them and happy for them at a particularly victorious moment in their lives. You can send cards for any reason you can imagine, like getting a new haircut or having their hair dyed a different colour.

The great thing about congratulations cards is that they come in all shapes and sizes, with lots of designs and variations, for every event in a person’s life you can possibly think of. A lot of them are designed to be cute and funny, while others go for something tender and more heartfelt.

In the digital age, where it’s easy enough to post a congratulatory comment on someone’s social media page, stand out by sending a card. While there are countless reasons to send a card, here some of the best ones for it:


  1. New kid or baby

Having a new child, whether born or adopted, is a big thing in the life of a family. It represents a change in their lives so significant that it will never be the same again. Make sure to send well wishes to the family so they know they’re in your thoughts. Doing so will keep you in theirs.


  1. Engagement and wedding

Sending a congratulations card to a couple that’s recently gotten engaged or married can give them an extension on the joy of their special day. Starting a life together is a big step in the life of a couple, so what could you possibly lose by adding happiness to the happiest day of their lives?


  1. Graduation

Be it grade school, high school, college, their Master’s degree, or their PhD, the recipient of a        will no doubt appreciate this small acknowledgement of their hard work and academic achievements. There are fewer things bigger than the sigh of relief at graduation, and few things as touching as someone congratulating you on all your hard work.


  1. New job or a promotion

We’re all working to better ourselves and our lives with each passing day. A new job or promotion is one way this can happen. A promotion or a new job is often a long-term goal just recently fulfilled. What better way is there to make someone even happier on the day they finally get something they’ve wanted for a long time?


  1. Moving to a better home

A house is one of the most important goals a person can have, and often means that a person has reached a stable point in their lives. Accompany a housewarming gift with a heartfelt card, and it may just remind them of how lucky they are.


  1. Retirement

This is definitely a big one. A person going into retirement means they can finally live life on their terms, after having worked hard all their lives for their families. Short of visiting a retiree, sending them a card reminds them that you haven’t forgotten them and that you are wishing them well on their journey.



Truly, a congratulations card can work for any big achievement or occasion. It is a cost-effective but sincere way to send someone your best wishes and to throw back some happiness in your universe. It’s one of the easiest ways to make someone happy by letting them know you’re happy for them.

We have cheeky congratulations cards of all shapes and sizes at You Said It. Make your wife, girlfriend, boss, or parents smile with our large collection of designs.