Greeting Card Templates

Find all kinds of blank and pre-designed printable greeting card templates. Create holiday cards, invitations, announcements, birthday cards, and other kinds of greeting cards using these free greeting card templates in PDF, Word, Publisher, and other formats. Some cards can be personalized online and printed from your browser. Others are for download.

Get even more templates when you use greeting card design software:

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The Cork Post-it Collection of Birth Announcements by Jacci Howard Bear
There are 5 sets of templates in this collection: Boy, Girl, Boy Twins, & Girl Twins each contain 3 templates (candy wrapper, quarter-fold card, half-letter size template). The boy-girl (or girl-boy) twins set has the wrapper and the quarter-fold card. Using cork, notes, & push pin images by, these cards spell out a new family member.

This "Posted on a Cork Board Birth or Adoption Announcement Template Collection" has quarter-fold cards, a half-letter size image for the front of a half-fold greeting card and candy wrappers too for announcing a new arrival - boy, girl, twin boys, twin girls, or boy-girl twins. These are PNG images you can print directly or bring into your favorite software for a little modification, such as adding the child's name and other details.

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Free templates for greeting cards with an Irish theme.

Download PDF templates of half-fold and quarter-fold cards with an Irish / St. Paddy's theme. Original graphics by Jacci.

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Front of Halloween card created in Microsoft Publisher 2010.
Front of Halloween card created in Microsoft Publisher 2010 using shapes, Word Art, installed clip art, and original Happy Ghost illustration by Jacci Bear. © J. Bear

In this Publisher 2010 tutorial, I show you how to use it to make a Halloween card. You can also download a template for the Happy Ghost Halloween card in .pub (2010), PDF, and PNG formats.

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Holiday greeting card templates Desktop Publishing. Desktop Publishing

Two cards in PDF format. One features a Christmas tree. The other has two snow people. There's also an envelope template to go with the cards.

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Graphics Software Guide Sue Chastain shows you how to create a greeting card in Photoshop and provides downloadable templates.

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123 Print Cards
123 Print Cards. 123 Print Cards

Choose a birthday card, a holiday card, a card with animals, a sports-themed card, or any of the other many styles. That's step 1 (and may take the longest with so many from which to choose). Fill out an online form to personalize the card or leave them blank (Step 2). Finally, step 3 is to print the resulting template from your browser. Each card carries a small unobtrusive 123 Print Cards! tagline and URL.

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Avery Card Templates
Avery Card Templates. Avery Card Templates

This Cards category includes business cards and postcards as well as Note Cards, Half-Fold Greeting Cards, and more. These are blank templates with grid lines to help you do the layout your own card designs. Most of greeting card templates appear to be Microsoft Word compatible and are designed to work with various Avery paper products.

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Christmas templates from
Christmas templates from Christmas templates from

Under the Christmas tag, you'll find cards, a postcard, and vector images you could use in your own cards. Some templates are EPS and others are AI format.

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Greetings Island
Greetings Island. Greetings Island

Pick a card and personalize it online. You can add images and text (and move things around, change fonts, etc.) then print your creation from your browser. It will even offer sentiment suggestions. Lots of categories and many styles of greeting cards. It's all free. Cards print on A4 paper so if you're using US letter size it may be necessary to adjust the print size. Cards will have a Greetings Island logo on the back side.

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Hoover Web Design Greeting Card Templates
Hoover Web Design Greeting Card Templates. Hoover Web Design Greeting Card Templates

These templates are printable PDF files. Categories include birthday, graduation, thank you, glamor, get well, and Spanish greeting cards. There are funny cards, serious cards, and some really lovely designs too. Check all the links on the page to find more greeting cards from dad, from work-at-home moms, from babies, and for party invites and wedding invitations.

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HP Creative Studio for Home Greeting Cards
HP Creative Studio for Home Greeting Cards. HP Creative Studio for Home Greeting Cards

Browse the full collection or filter by category. Depending on the template you can personalize the text or add your own photos. Preview the card online then print it directly from your browser following the provided instructions. There are some lovely and fun cards here.

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A little tricky to navigate but there are a handful of free PDF templates of cards for Christmas, Father's Day, Valentine's Day, and others in among the ad links and other templates. Browse via the sidebar to find more freebies, tutorials, and galleries of greeting cards. 

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Greeting Card Templates for Microsoft Office
Greeting Card Templates for Microsoft Office. Greeting Card Templates for Microsoft Office

Friendship, Holidays, and Thank You are some of the categories where you'll find greeting card templates in PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word formats. These are user-submitted templates. Some are very good but the quality will vary.

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There are a lot of categories such as All Purpose, Graduation, New Baby, Sympathy, and Kids Coloring Cards. The cards come in half-fold and quarter-fold styles, print from your browser, can be customized in some cases, and contain a small URL on each card.

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Southworth Greeting Card Templates

Southworth Printable Half-Fold Cards
Southworth Printable Half-Fold Cards. Southworth Printable Half-Fold Cards

Their paper would make a good companion for printing these half-fold greeting cards. These printables come in Word and PDF formats and there are several categories including Get Well, Anniversary, Easter, and Halloween. They have more templates including invitations, thank you cards, and business note cards.

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StockLayouts. StockLayouts

StockLayouts was the 2010 Reader's Choice Awards winner as ​the best source of templates. They offer a few free templates as a way of letting you try out what they have to offer. This is a free greeting card template. You'll need to create an account and log-in to get the free templates.

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The Paper Mill Store Holiday Cards Templates

Holiday Cards Templates from The Paper Mill Store
Holiday Cards Templates from The Paper Mill Store. Holiday Cards Templates from The Paper Mill Store

Use these blank templates in Word or Illustrator. They have several different sizes and folds. Use their templates (paired with holiday papers from The Paper Mill Store) to have your greeting cards commercially printed or print from your home printer. Also see their free templates for greeting cards, invitations, and birth announcements.