Congratulations card messages can multiply the joy of a recent achievement when coming from a loved one, a respected person, or a longtime friend. Not only do the words convey heartfelt happiness at the success of the person for whom they are meant.
They also show consideration and, and that the recipient is important enough to take the time to find a card with a pleasant message for.
When the congratulatory messages are hand crafted, then it goes to show all the more that you care, and that the messages come from the heart. But what should you put in congratulatory messages? Here are a few examples.
Congratulations Card Messages
The exact words to put into your congratulatory messages will of course vary, depending on the occasion. The words should reflect the event, and show appreciation for what has happened. However, it is not necessary to spell out the event in detail in order to congratulate a person for it.
The following congratulations card messages would be great for a person who has just achieved the milestone of marriage.
1 “Best wishes on this wonderful journey. As you build your new lives together, I wish you every sweetness along the way.”
2 “May the love and happiness you feel today continue with you through the years. I am very proud of you, and the bold step you have taken today.”
3 “Wishing you all the love on this special day. Congrats and best wishes for a happy and fulfilling marriage!”
4 “Wishing you unlimited measures of love and happiness on your wedding day. Congratulations on starting this new chapter of your life, with an adorable partner!”
5 “May your wedding day be filled with joy, love, and your wedding night with beautiful memories.”
6 “As you take your first steps on a new path, this is wishing you a lifetime of love and happiness.”
7 “This is wishing you a lifetime of joy as you embark on your married life together. This is a significant milestone so enjoy it!
8 “This is to wish you a happy married life. Congratulations as you man up, and make the leap by starting this exciting next chapter in your life.
9 “This is sending heartfelt wedding wishes your way! The joy you feel today is only the beginning for you both. Congrats!”
10 “This is sending you a big hug, as you say “I do.” May the joy you feel today only be a foretaste of what is to come?”
Congratulatory Graduation Messages
A graduation is a joyous occasion; it comes after a lot of hard work, and heralds the beginning of a new chapter in a person’s life. Having graduated, a person now has more opportunities available to him, and can truly make a difference.
Here are some words to encourage the person.
1 “Congratulations on surmounting such a difficult milestone! I always knew you could do it!!”
2 “Congratulations on your graduation. This calls for a celebrations! I raise a glass to your latest achievement.”
3 “This is to felicitate with you on your graduation, and to wish you greater things from here onwards.”
4 “You did it! I always knew you had it in you. I’m so proud of you and everything you’ve achieved so far. Congratulations, grad!”
5 “Congratulations champ! Your hard work has paid off. You deserve every bit of it. Congratulations again!”
6 “I cannot tell you how happy I am to see you reach this amazing milestone in your life. I raise my glass your success, and pray I am around to you achieve more. Congratulations champ!”
7 “You’ve worked so hard to get to this point. I know you will not stop here but will continue to accomplish great things in your life and career.”
8 “This is raising my glass to toast to your success as you surmount this level. I know you have what it takes to achieve much more than this. Congratulations on your graduation!”
9 “May your graduation be the beginning of many wonderful things. I am so proud of the man you have become!”
10 ” You worked so hard to get here. May your graduation be the sign of a great career to come.”
11 “Congratulations as you finally get to wear the gown. I always knew there was an intelligent brain in there. Thanks for proving me right!”
12 “Congratulations as you graduate. Thanks for showing that there is at least one good tree in our garden. You have proven to be a blessing to our family.”
13 “Congratulations as you break the barrier that we were unable to break. Your graduation means more to me than you can ever imagine. Your mother and I are so proud of you. Congratulations champ!”
14 “Congratulations as you become a graduate. The gown really looks good on you. Once again congratulations champ.”
15 “Congratulations as you put on the gown and cap. This is a truly momentous occasion. One in which you finally crown your efforts of the last 4 years. I wish you even more success in life.”
16 “Congratulations as you qualify for the profession you have always admired as a child. Seeing you achieve your dream is very fulfilling to me personally. I am happy for you.”
17 “Congratulations as you qualify as a doctor. The world needs more doctors. I can’t wait to see the great things you will achieve. Congratulations again.”
18 “Congratulations as you become a graduate. You have put a lot of naysayers and doubters to shame. I cannot wait to see what other great things you will achieve in life.”
19 “Congratulations as you fulfill your dream of graduating. The sky is the limit, and you can achieve greater things in life.”
20 “Congratulations as you successfully scale through this challenge. As you graduate, you show that great things lie ahead for you. Congratulations again.”
21 “Congratulations as you become a graduate. You have not failed to live up to our family standards and traditions, and for that I am proud of you. I wish you even greater things in life.”
Congratulations Card Messages on Birth of New Born
When a person has recently had a child, his joy knows no bounds. This is especially so when it is the first child welcomed by a new couple, or even a couple that has been together for some time.
This is a great time to reach out and share their joy, to remind them that you love them, and that you think about them. It is also a great time to bury old hatchets, and start the friendship again on cordial terms.
Whatever the relationship between you and the receiver, there is sure to be a congratulatory message or two that will be prefect for that person in your life who has recently had an addition to his family.
1 “Congratulations! With the arrival of your baby boy your family picture finally looks complete. I always knew you had a daddy in you.”
2 “Congratulations on your beautiful bundle of joy. They are so beautiful like a double package from above.”
3 “Congratulations on the arrival of your bundle of joy. I am so happy for you. I know you will make a wonderful father. Once again, congratulations.”
4 “Congratulations to you and your family on the arrival of your daughter. I wish you an abundance of joy and happiness in your family.”
5 “Congratulations is something I have waited for nine months to say to you. Best wishes to your new family as you welcome your child. Embrace the journey!”
6 “At last your beautiful baby is here. Congratulations and best wishes to you all.”
7 “Congratulations as you welcome your first child. Please name him after me!”
8 “Congratulations as you welcome your first bundle of joy, now you have only eleven more to go.”
9 “Congratulations as you welcome your baby girl. The world needs more beautiful young girls.”
10 “Congratulations on the birth of your baby. May you live to see her grow into a beautiful young woman.”
The following congratulatory messages are quite funny; they are good for some people who equally have a sense of humor, and also for those who you have a personal relationship with. This may be best for siblings.
1 “Goodbye tummy – hello mummy.”
2 “Congratulations as you join the Parenthood club. Eat, sleep, poo, repeat.”
3 “Congratulations on your bundle of joy. Your baby is definitely cuter than mine.”
4 “Congratulations on your bundle of joy. Thank God he has his mother’s looks!”
5 “Congratulations as you graduate into motherhood. That 9 months training must have taken a toll, but am sure you are better for it!”
6 “9 months later and you have a beautiful new baby. Congratulations as you spend the next 18 years worrying and shouting! Enjoy every minute of it.”
7 “Congratulations as you welcome your baby. Now watch him take over your house!”
8 “Congratulations as you welcome your little poop making machine. Enjoy every moment!”
9 “Congratulations as you get your double package. I think it’s cheap that you only have to throw one birthday party. Enjoy!”
10 “Congratulations as you finally get one pretty person in your family.”
11 “Congratulations on the birth of your baby girl. May she have your looks, and your husband’s character.”
12 “Congratulations as you become a father. Now watch as he takes all the attention from your wife.”
13 “Congratulations as you become a mother. May she give you as much joy as you gave me!”
14 “Congratulations as you become parents. Say good bye to watching whatever you want to watch on TV! There is a new boss in your house.”
15 “Congratulations as you have your first child. Now you have only 20 more to go!
The sample congratulations messages below are great for a person who has just achieved something great. They are nonspecific about what is being celebrated, but they remind the receiver to remain humble.
1 “I’m so proud of you! I am so happy with the man/woman you have become. You’ve worked so hard and you deserve every bit of this success.”
2 “I’ve always known you were born for great things. Congratulations on making it happen, and wishing you even more success!”
3 “Congratulations of this latest milestone. You did it! I knew you could. Congrats and best of luck in the future!”
4 “Congratulations on this great achievement. This is just the beginning for you. I know you will achieve even greater things than this.”
5 ” Congratulations! Your hard work has paid off! Enjoy your well-deserved success.”
6 “Congratulations on this latest feat! I am so happy for you! This is definitely something to be proud of.”
7 “Congratulations on your well-deserved success. Your accomplishments are a constant motivation to the rest of us.”
8 “I’m thrilled to hear about your most recent success. You’ve worked so hard for this, and you deserve to enjoy the blessings that come with it.”
9 “Congratulations on this incredible achievement! If you could come this far, then you can certainly do even more. I can’t wait to see what you will achieve in the next ten years!”
10 “I always knew you had what it takes to succeed. I wish you all the joy that comes with such a great achievement.”
11 “Congratulations on yet another career breakthrough. Your success is an inspiration to us all. I’m so proud of you and everything you have achieved so far.”
12 “Congratulations my dear. It has been my dream for a long time to see you achieve this, and I am overjoyed seeing it come true. I know you’ll make the most of it and achieve even greater things.”
13 “Congratulations on your recent success. This is wish you even more success in your future endeavors.”
14 “Everything you have achieved so far proves that you are a person of uncommon drive. Congratulations on your latest win, and best wishes for the future.”
15 “Congratulations on graduating from medical school! I have no doubt that you will make a great doctor with so much to contribute to society.”
16 “Congratulations on your latest career milestone. I have always known you are a brilliant person, with so much potential. Thank you for proving me right all along. I wish you even more successes in the future.”
17 “I’m excited to see what the future holds for you. With your achievements so far, I have no doubt that you will blaze the trail, and do that which most people think impossible. Once again, congratulations, Champ!”
18 “It is a joy to see you attain your latest success. With your work ethic and dedication, I have no doubt that you will continue to achieve many great things. “
19 “Congratulations on being elevated in your career. I think of no better deserving person. You are a true hard worker, and your dedication is an inspiration to us all.”
20 “Congratulations on your success. I’m so proud of you and everything you’ve accomplished. I know you can do a lot more than this. I wish you all the best of what the future has to offer.”
The messages above would be wonderful for congratulations cards for friends, relatives, and such persons. In the professional world however, messages are not too personal. There is still a vague friendly feeling to the messages, but they are more like competitors than friends.
You want to let the person know that he has won THIS round, and that you are going to work harder to give him a run for his money next time. Offices can be competitive and yet friendly at the same time. The following are examples.
Congratulations Card Messages For Promotion At Work
1 “A bit of good news calls for a celebration! You totally deserve this promotion. You motivate us all to work harder.”
2 “Congratulations to a true professional on a well-deserved promotion. Your hard work and dedication have certainly been rewarded, and the best man has won. Once again, congratulations. “
3 “This is a fantastic achievement, and it underlines how hardworking and committed you are as a person. I know you still have much more to achieve in your career.”
4 “Congratulations this impressive achievement, and everything you have achieved so far! Your rise in the business has not been coincidental, you have really put in the work.”
5 “There was never really any chance of anyone beating you to this position. You are heads and shoulders above everyone else in capacity and work ethics. Congratulations on your latest career milestone!”
6 “Congratulations as you move ahead to a higher office. It has been such a great pleasure working with you all these years. I am confident that you soon go even higher than your new office!”
7 “Congratulations on landing that contract. Your success over the years speak volumes of your drive and talent. The award committee certainly got it right in this case. Once again congratulations!”
8 “Congratulations on this proud achievement! You’re a true professional and completely deserving of this success and those to follow.”
9 “Congratulations on smashing the record. Your hard work and dedication to your career shows that you are a true elite athlete.”
10 “Congratulations on moving to a higher floor. Now you get to rub shoulders with the big boys in the company! It was always something coming for you. Your work ethic is just phenomenal.”
Congratulation Card Messages On An Appointment
The following congratulatory messages will be great for a friend, colleague or associate who has been appointed to a bigger office or position than he previously held. However, please underline the fact that the appointment has to be a promotion.
1 “Congratulations as you rise to the top of our industry. Your recent appointment is a fitting crown to your years of work.”
2 “Congratulations as you rise to the crème of the nation. Your appointment as a minister is a win for us all.”
3 “Congratulations on your appointment to head of department. You were always the head even without the title. I know your best is yet to come.”
4 “Congratulations as you assume the office of Director. Your appointment shows that your efforts have not been wasted.”
5 “Your Appointment to the company’s board is a welcome development. Your hard work, ethics, and efficiency deserve to be celebrated.”
6 “Congratulations on being appointed minister of the Federal Republic. I can think of nobody more deserving for the office.”
7 “Congratulations as you surmount the odds and rise to the inner circle of government. Your appointment to the office of minister is a blessing to our industry. We celebrate with you.”
8 “I celebrate you on the occasion of appointment to the office of CEO of our company. The cap truly fits, and I am happy to see you wear it.”
9 “I celebrate you as you become chairman of our association. Your appointment has shown that members are not blind; they have taken notice of your hard work and dedication over the years.”
10 “I celebrate you as you are appointed to the regional office. You were always too big for our department. I can’t wait to see you climb to the national level. You have always been a star.”
The congratulations messages above are numerous and diverse, and so no matter the occasion, there is sure to be something that fits the occasion quite well. Furthermore, some of the messages have segmented according to your relationship with the person to whom you are sending the message.
Those who are from a religious or spiritual background will also be glad to find that there are many messages that fit their profiles.
Therefore, whether the congratulations greeting card is meant for a professional colleague, a brother, a friend, or whether the messages are intended to celebrate a promotion, contract, graduation, wedding, or arrival of a child, there is something for you.