Eight of the best greeting cards to stay connected

While texting and emailing is a great form of getting in touch quickly, nothing beats receiving a  hand-written card from someone we love.  

A ‘just because’ card drifting onto the doormat alongside all the other boring post is sure to brighten someone’s day. 

Here, we have rounded up some of the best greetings cards out there at the moment to help us stay connected even when we’re apart. So whether you are writing for an occasion or looking to send a little love someone’s way, these are the cards we believe will brighten anyone’s day.  

Studio Boketto Sending You A Ghost Hug Card, £2.85

If you’re looking for the right words to cheer someone up then what about sending them a hug in the post? The perfect balance between light and fun and still sentimental, this card can cover an array of occasions. It’s blank inside so you can add your own message to send alongside the ‘ghost hug’.

The adorable sketch is sweet enough to give to children, grandparents or friends so why not get a few to send out to your loved ones? It’s a sweet and inexpensive way of showing them that you care.

Buy now on Amazon

Jade Fisher  ‘Breaking News’ Friendship Card, £3 

Jade Fisher is a greeting card and paper goods brand with a desire to spread a little joy. Her irresistible designs are beautifully created combining playful illustrations with heartfelt sentiment. 

The ‘Breaking News’ Friendship card is a wonderfully appropriate card for the moment. We are certain that this will be the kind of news a loved one will want to hear!

Buy now on Not on The Highstreet  

Marby And Elm Greeting Card – Rock, £5

Fans of letterpress printing are sure to fall in love with the beautiful handmade designs from Marby And Elm. Printed on thick paper and adorned with retro prints, the selection of cards covers an array of occasions. 

We love the uplifting message of their ‘You Rock’ card. No need for an occasion, just send it to a loved one to really make their day. The candy striped envelope is a beautiful extra. 

Buy now on Hush

Noi Thank You Notecards, £4.76 

If life has taught us anything at the moment it’s how grateful we are for the little things in life. Whether a friend or neighbor is helping you or a family member with errands or you just want to say thank you to a friend you has always been on the other end of the phone, then these cards are the perfect way to pass the message. 

With six punchy, graphic designs on a sunny yellow card, we are sure these will take pride of place on any mantelpiece.  

 Buy now on Liberty 

Hearts Design P.S I Love You card, £5

Hand finished and made in the UK, Hearts Design offer simple and stylish sentimental greeting cards. 

The Hearts Design P.S I Love You card covers all matter of situations. Whether you’re missing someone, apologising for something or just want to let someone know they’re in your thoughts, then this is the card for you. The card is blank for your own message so you can have fun and get creative.  

Buy now on Selfridges

The Right Lines Loveliness Of You, £3.60

Celebrate the people in your life who make your day brighter by sending this happy Thank You card. This ‘happiness’ card can be sent to anyone from grandparents to family members across the world. It really is a great all round card for anyone who makes your world that little bit better, no matter how old or young. 

The high quality greetings card is available in four lovely colourways to suit all tastes – a bright sky blue, a sunny yellow, a pale blue and a coral. Just select from the drop down menu when ordering.

Buy now on Not On The Highstreet 

Peggy and Kate Great News Card, £3

Let’s face it, the news can leave everyone feeling a little lost and it can be hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Why not spread some positivity and send some good news? Thankfully Peggy and Kate have a card for that. 

Hand illustrated with watercolour and gouache, this card is a charming way to spread some joy to those you love and who need to hear some much needed good news.

Buy now on Peggy and Kate

Whale and Bird Multi-Porpoise Card, £3.19

Who doesn’t love a pun?

Whatever the occasion, this ‘multi-porpoise’ card has you covered and is sure to raise a smile. Designed by Whale and Bird who are known for their witty and punny cards, this is one of our favourites. 

It’s left blank inside, so dive in and create your own message. 

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