Writing anniversary card messages that make the heart go pitter-patter all the years is special. Find out here what to write to celebrate the sentiment.
Anniversaries are a big deal and it’s always great to remind your other half of the day you said ‘I do’.
Alongside celebrating the occasion with a fancy dinner or weekend getaway, writing a heartfelt card should be on your list of things to do to mark the occasion.
The words you choose to place on the card are so important. Whether this is your first anniversary or your 50th, we have a list of things to include in this special card.
Continue reading for our top 7 anniversary card messages to include for your loved one.
1. Address the Recipient/s
Whether you are wishing your other half a Happy Anniversary, or are celebrating your parent’s 60th wedding anniversary, it’s important to address the correct recipient in a loving and personal way.
If it’s your parents who are celebrating their anniversary, always address their card as ‘Mom & Dad’ it’s more personal then ‘Dear, *name*’.
If you are close friends with the couple, then use their first names. Likewise, if it’s your significant other, then use their pet name for a personal touch.
2. Write a Personal Message
Include a few lines in the card of a funny moment, inside joke or a wonderful memory you have of the happy couple. A personal message that means something to you both will make the card a very special sentiment to celebrate the anniversary.
3. Include an Anniversary Quote
It’s always a great idea to include a quote from a famous person about love. It can be someone important to the recipient, or it can just be a great quote from an iconic poet.
4. Include a Personal Wish
Ensure a few lines are taken up by wishing the couple personally. Wish them well for the future and to always celebrate their relationship.
5. Big Milestones
If this is a 1st wedding anniversary, 10th, 20th, etc. then ensure you incorporate this number in the card.
You can even purchase anniversary cards that include the big number in the design.
6. Happy Anniversary
Obviously, do not forget to include the words ‘Happy Anniversary’ in the card.
7. Close the Card in a Personal Way
Before signing off your names, add a note along the lines of ‘Warmest Congratulations’, ‘All Our Love to You Both’, etc. or something of your own.
Quote Ideas for Anniversary Cards
Take a look at some of these quotes from famous sources to make a great addition to the card.
1. “I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.” – Les Christopher
2. “All that you are is all that I’ll ever need.” – Ed Sheeran
3. “Love looks not with eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.” – William Shakespeare
Anniversary Card Messages
No matter who the card is intended for, always include personalized and heartfelt anniversary card messages. Anniversaries are special and unique occasions and should be celebrated as such.
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