How To Express Your Love Through A Card

Posted by Esther Hogan on

It’s fun to celebrate your significant other, boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife with a special treat to show them that you love them! It doesn’t need to be for a special occasion, but it’s a good idea to make them feel special on anniversaries, holidays, birthdays, and any time they could be celebrated. You could get them flowers or their favorite treat and pair it with a nice greeting card. 

What do you say to your loved one in the card? How do you put into words how special they are to you? I am sharing my favorite ways to say I love you through written words. I’m sure one of these will fit your style and go nicely into a greeting card! 

Sweet Romantic "I Love You" Ideas

Sweet romantic messages are always a hit! Say you love them in a short but sweet note like some of the examples below:

  • “I think about you all day, every day.”

  • “Thank you for making my life brighter!”

  • “Our lives may be hectic but I’m never too busy to think about you.”

  • “I still get excited when I see your name pop up on my phone.”

These sayings would go perfectly in a card like: I Met You. I Liked You. I Love You. I’m Keeping You.

I Met You. I Liked You. I Love You. I’m Keeping You. Greeting Card

Say "I Love You" Through a Song Ideas

There are so many catchy songs with great lyrics that could remind your loved one of a fun time you had in the past or maybe it’s just your song! These are some of the songs that stick out for us with love quotes:

  • “Like a river flows.
    Surely to the sea.
    Darling, so it goes.
    Some things are meant to be.”
    Can’t Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley

  • “I belong with you, you belong with me.
    You're my sweetheart.”
    Ho Hey! by The Lumineers

  • “‘Cause you make me feel so brand new and I want to spend my life with you.”
    Let’s Stay Together by Al Green

  • “I hope you don’t mind that I put down in words how wonderful life is while you’re in the world.”
    Your Song by Elton John

These would fit well into a Love Makes Everything Better card. 

Love Makes Everything Better Greeting Card

The Silly "I Love You" Ideas

If you’re the goofy, cheesy type that’s always cracking “dad jokes” the quotes below are great ideas for you!

  • “You are the crayons to my coloring book.” 🖍️

  • “I’ve fallen for you (and, I can’t get up).” 🍂

  • “You’re the cheese to my macaroni.” 🧀

  • “I think you are suffering from a lack of vitamin ME.” 💊


A quote like one of the ones above would fit well into the card: I love you. You annoy me more than I ever thought possible. But I want to spend every irritating minute with you. 

I Love You, You Annoy Me Greeting Card

I hope these ideas inspired you for your next gift to your loved one! Need inspiration for a greeting card? Take a look at our love and anniversary cards here!

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