Christmas is a time full of laughter, cheer, and memory-making. Sending funny Christmas cards is a cherished tradition that allows people to convey warm wishes while also spreading holiday joy and laughter.


Why Choose Funny Christmas Cards?

Many traditional, store-bought Christmas cards tend to be cliché and impersonal. Funny and unique cards stand out and are more memorable. Humor can create a stronger emotional connection and ensure your card isn’t forgotten or easily discarded.

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Ideas for Funny Christmas Card Sayings

General Sayings

Provide a list of humorous sayings that range from sarcastic to witty:

  • “I spent a long time choosing the perfect Christmas card that will look good in your garbage.”
  • “Sure, being on the Nice List may get you more presents, but being Naughty is its own reward.”


Movie-Inspired Sayings

Draw inspiration from popular Christmas movies which people commonly recognize:

  • “Merry Christmas, ya filthy animal!” (Home Alone)
  • “The Grinch is my Patronus.” (Mashup of The Grinch and Harry Potter)

Santa-Specific Sayings

When creating sections or lists, make sure there is a dedicated area for sayings focused on Santa Claus:

  • “Dear Santa, before I explain, how much do you know already?”
  • “There are four stages in life: You believe in Santa Claus, you don’t believe in Santa Claus, you are Santa Claus, you look like Santa Claus.”

Food and Drink Sayings

Acknowledge the indulgence in food and drink during the holiday season with tailored sayings:

  • “’Tis the season for leftovers and stretchy pants.”
  • “The Christmas tree isn’t the only thing getting lit this year.”

Personalized and Themed Sayings

For That Special Someone

Address how certain sayings can convey personal and heartfelt humor:

  • “I’m going to wrap myself up and sleep under the Christmas tree, so you’ll finally understand what a gift I am to you.”

Quarantine-Specific Sayings

Adapt to current times with quarantine-themed humor:

  • “Merry Christmas! Don’t worry, this card has been Santa-tized!”
  • “We hope being in quarantine doesn’t make you too Claus-trophobic! Merry Christmas!”

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Enhanced Traditional Sayings

Provide examples where traditional Christmas greetings have been humorously enhanced:

  • “May you have the gift of faith, the blessing of hope, and the peace of His love at Christmas and always. And may you not have any of the same gifts you gave me the past few years.”
  • “Warmest wishes for a happy Holiday season and a wonderful New Year. We say ‘warmest wishes’ every year. Maybe it’s time we spent Christmas in Cancun!”

Practical Tips and Additional Resources

Photo Captions and Practical Card Tips

Suggest humorous captions that go well with family photos or pet pictures:

  • “Dear Santa, it was the cat.” (with a picture of the dog)

Highlight affordable ways to print and send customized photo cards from places like Walgreens, Walmart, and CVS.

By incorporating these funny and unique sayings into your Christmas cards, you can spread joy and laughter during the holiday season. Encourage your creativity and personalize your messages to leave a lasting impression on your loved ones.

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