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Greeting Card Templates for Free

written by: Daniel P. McGoldrick•edited by: Daniel P. McGoldrick•updated: 2/18/2010

Greeting cards designed from the free templates available online can serve a myriad of purposes for both your business and personal desktop publishing needs. This article will quickly guide you to the sources of free templates to help you produce cheap, but effective and imaginative greeting cards.

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    Using Online Resources

    Free templates for greeting cards are easy to customize and create at your home or business so long as you have internet access, a printer, and a modicum of creativity. The many uses of greeting cards include; appreciation for business transactions and referrals, congratulations, holiday wishes and event announcements, invitations, and anything else you might find appropriate or beneficial. Express your appreciation and gratitude with no cost and very little effort. If a greeting card is not to your liking in terms of promoting your small business, than check out the many articles I have written in this free template series which guide you in the right direction toward producing newsletters, brochures, pamphlets, flyers, and more.

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    Best Websites for Free Greeting Card Templates

    You will find many options for designing the right greeting card at the HP Creative Studio. Go to to see all they have to offer. Their user interface is easy to navigate and you can incorporate your own photos and graphics/logos.

    A good selection is at These templates are mostly for personal use such as birthdays, holidays, and announcements but once you download a template you have a certain amount of flexibility in customizing them. Depending upon your type of business and your personality, cards traditionally thought only applicable for individual reasons can be used to add a personal touch to your company as well. A card thanking a customer for their business is always a worthy practice.

    Another option is to download shareware which is specifically geared to creating greeting cards. With an application such as this you will have access to a huge selection of templates, clipart, and the ability to upload your own photos plus the opportunity to either email or print the finished cards. I found a good site for this at

    If you don’t want to get involved with the printing process go to|980733097&gclid=CNXxqbSToJUCFRIcawod8Asejg. This site caters more to business greeting cards but they are not free. You can design and personalize any of the selections they have and then they will make the cards and send them to you.

    Use these greeting card template resources to show a little awareness and admiration for the people in your circle of influence. A little thing like a greeting card and your personal touch can go a long way toward making this world a better place. That may sound a little bit corny but as a combat vet, you’d rather have me corny than angry. Just kidding; good luck and best wishes.