Happy Thanksgiving

Best Homemade Thanksgiving Cards

Homemade Thanksgiving Cards

When the holiday season approaches, everyone looks forward to getting some thoughtful snail mail. And you might not even realize it while you’re out shopping for Christmas cards, but Thanksgiving cards actually do exist—and they can be pretty fun, too. Whether you’re looking to mail out Thanksgiving-themed cards this year or want to share how grateful you are with your Thanksgiving dinner hosts and other loved ones, these festive notes will show them your appreciation and make them smile, guaranteed.

From personalized, hand-printed cards to punny illustrations and even some pop culture references (is it even Thanksgiving without a Friends reference?), these are the best Thanksgiving cards you can send this year. Grab some stamps, add your personalized notes, and you’ll be good to go!

1Gratitude Watercolor Card

LITTLETRUTHSSTUDIO/ETSY
LittleTruthsStudio

$5 AT ETSY

Be upfront with your gratitude this season by sending someone this card that gets straight to the point. Plus, it’s so soothing to look at!

2Friendsgiving Card

FOXANDMARIGOLD/ETSY
FoxAndMarigold

$4 AT ETSY

Animal lovers will appreciate this Friendsgiving card featuring rabbits, mice, porcupines, and squirrels around a dinner table.

3Turkey in Oven Card

LIYANASTUDIO/ETSY
LiyanaStudio

$18 AT ETSY

If you’re looking for a more pet-centric card, go for this one that features a dog and cat watching a turkey cook in the oven.

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4Thanksgiving Turkey Card

PAPERARTFLOWER/ETSY
PaperArtFlower

$5 AT ETSY

This adorable Thanksgiving turkey card comes in various colors and patterns, making it an excellent choice for someone who appreciates creative crafts.

5Rainbow “Thankful for You” Watercolor Card

THEMILKANDCREAMCO/ETSY
themilkandcreamco

$4 AT ETSY

For a simple yet effective card, send someone this rainbow of muted browns that says “thankful for you” underneath it.

6Potato Thank You Card

HELLOFRIENDDESIGNS/ETSY
HelloFriendDesigns

$6 AT ETSY

Show your love of potatoes while also displaying thanks for an amazing person in your life by giving them this card that’s both cute and funny.

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7Hand-painted Turkey Card

HMACDOPAPERCO/ETSY
HmacdoPaperCo

$6 AT ETSY

This hand-painted turkey card will surely impress anyone who receives it. Place it in a gold metallic envelope for a real wow factor.

8Thanksgiving Acorn Letterpress Card

INKADINKADOODLE/ETSY
inkadinkadoodle

$5 AT ETSY

Keep it simple and elegant on the outside with this acorn card, and let your personalized message on the inside do all of the talking.

9‘Cheers’ Greeting Card
GraphicAnthology

$6 AT ETSY

If you’re not one for themed cards for the holidays, this one keeps it cute and generic for any celebration. It’s best paired with a bottle of champagne, of course.

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10‘Friends’ Turkey Friendsgiving Card
fiberandgloss

$4 AT ETSY

Friends always had the best Thanksgiving episodes, so celebrate Friendsgiving with this apt reference.

11‘I Only Have Eyes Pies For You’ Card
ThePaperCicada

$4 AT ETSY

This card is perfect for reminding your partner how much they mean to you—and is best paired with a slice of actual pie.

12“Oh Snap” Thanksgiving Card
ThePaperCicada

$5 AT ETSY

This one’s for the friend who will appreciate a good wishbone pun.

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13Black Lab and Turkey Card
LizzyClara

$4 AT ETSY

Pet parents will appreciate this one, for sure.

14‘Smother Your Feelings’ Thanksgiving Card
SpacepigPress

$5 AT ETSY

Finally, a card that expresses how you really feel on Thanksgiving.

15‘Togetherness’ Card
$4 AT CULTUREGREETINGS.COM

This card has a twist to make your life easier, saving you a trip to the post office. Just fill out your custom message, and Culture Greetings will take care of printing and mailing it for you. You can even add a gift card!

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16‘Get Basted’ Thanksgiving Card
ThePaperCicada

$5 AT ETSY

For the host who knows the feast isn’t quite complete without wine.

17“Thank-Full” Thanksgiving Card
$5 AT AMERICANGREETINGS.COM

Because everyone wants to be full of thanks and good food on Thanksgiving.

18‘Thankful for Pie’ Card
LittleGoatPaperCo

$5 AT ETSY

A thoughtful card that also proves you have your priorities in order.

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19Letterpress Pie-Making Card
RatbeePress

$5 AT ETSY

This hand-printed card celebrates the pie-making process and simply says how you feel: “thankful.”

20‘Let There Be Turkey’ Card
KBPaperieCo

$5 AT ETSY

The sides are the best part of the meal, after all.

21‘So Grateful’ Thanksgiving Card
ThePaperCicada

$5 AT ETSY

Again, the punnier, the better—give this one to your cheesiest friend.

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22Sweet Dumpling Pumpkin Card
DeborahVass

$5 AT ETSY

If you prefer to go the pun-less route and are on the lookout for an elegant card, one of these hand-printed pumpkin cards is just what you need.

23‘Fall Favorites’ Thanksgiving Card
onderkaststudio

$6 AT ETSY

Looking for something more generically seasonal? This “fall favorites” card is a hit.

24Musical Pie Thanksgiving Card
bigDAWGSgreetings

$6 AT ETSY

You can get this card sans music, but for a few dollars more, you can program it with a personalized sound clip.

25Fox & Acorn Thanksgiving Card
$7 AT PAPER SOURCE

Sweet and simple, this little fox is here to wish your host a happy holiday.

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