Easter card sayings are a fun part of making your own Easter cards. It can be difficult to think of witty sayings yourself, but there are many places that you can go to for ideas and inspiration.
Vintage Easter Card Sayings
During the Victorian era, holiday post cards were sent for many occasions including Easter. Many of these beautiful cards have survived and can inspire your own creations. Some popular Victorian Easter greetings were:
- Best Easter Wishes
- Easter Greetings
- A Joyful Easter
- He Has Risen!
- A Peaceful Easter to You
Other Victorian Easter greetings were short, creative poems. These were generally gentle humor and worked into the design of the card in beautiful calligraphy. One of them, published in 1910, quips:
I wish you a Happy Easter,
And I'd like to stop for a while --
But you see I need to get my new bonnet
Before they are all out of style.
More Victorian Easter Greetings
There were thousands of cards sent during the Victorian era and many people have copied them electronically. In this way, millions of people can enjoy them for decades to come. More of the Victorian Easter greetings can be found at the following websites:
Along with greetings from vintage cards, you may like to consider using the quotations of famous people. There are many excellent quotations about Easter. Some of them are:
- Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won't stay there - Clarence W. Hall
- Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time. - Martin Luther
- My mom used to say that Greek Easter was later because you can get stuff cheaper. - Amy Sedaris
Sites with Quotes about Easter
More quotes about Easter can be found at the following websites:
Designing Your Easter Card
Once you have found the perfect Easter card sayings, it is time to design your card. There are several ways to create Easter cards:
Be sure to match the card that you create to the saying that you have chosen. If you have chosen a saying that is very Victorian in nature, then you will want to design your card to have the same feel. For a more contemporary card, you may want to choose a contemporary saying and font.
Colors and Symbols for Easter Cards
While Easter cards come in all colors and designs, there are some that are more traditional than others. Yellow and purple have been associated with Easter for decades, as have pastels. Dots in a combination of colors can make your card colorful and whimsical. Symbols that are often used on Easter cards are:
- Dogwood flowers
- Fancy hats
- Jesus Christ
- The empty tomb
Finding Easter Printables
You may want to just print out cards to write your own Easter sayings in. There are some good websites to find printable Easter crafts and coloring pages on the Internet. You can use these are they are printed or cut them up and use them in your own, creative way.
Use Sayings in Creative Ways
Remember, while you can use these sayings in your card making, it is also fun to use them as part of your decorating. Use them on dyed eggs, pictures, wreaths, pillows, and in other creative ways. By combining your favorite sayings with seasonal images, you can make an Easter project that is uniquely yours. Whether you use the Easter sayings for your cards or to write on Easter eggs, you will have fun wishing friends and family a Happy Easter.