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Congratulations Card Messages and Ideas

Thinking of sending a Congratulations card to someone but don't know what to say? If you’re looking for what to write in a Congratulations card, look no further! Congratulate them on their new house, new job, new car, marriage, retirement, promotion, and more with these Congratulations card messages and ideas!

Congratulations Messages

(click each category to see the messages)

  • New House (Housewarming)
  • New Job
  • New Car
  • Marriage
  • New Baby
  • New City/Country
  • Retirement
  • Engagement
  • Award
  • Promotion

New House (Housewarming)

  • Congratulations on your new house! I'm so happy that you finally achieved your goal of buying a house for you and your family. 
  • You've just unlocked a huge milestone! I'm so excited for you, my friend! Congrats on the new apartment!
  • Your hard work and dedication have finally paid off and I couldn't be more proud! Congratulations on finally getting your own place!
  • You finally have a place to call your own. I'm sure you'll make it extra cozy and homey! I cannot wait to be there for the housewarming party!
  • Hooray for your new house! Sending you and your family warm wishes as you settle in and turn your house into a cozy home! 

New Job

  • Congratulations on your new job! Wishing you lots of luck and hoping you settle in fine with your new team!
  • Well done on finally getting a job! Welcome to the adult world! Kidding aside, I'm so proud of you and I truly wish you all the best! (Funny)
  • I heard you just landed a new job! Good for you, my friend! Congratulations! Let's catch up soon - your treat of course! *wink* (Casual, For Friend)
  • I believe a celebration is in order! Congrats on your new role in the company! I know it can be challenging at first, but I believe in you and I'm rooting for you!
  • Congratulations on this amazing career move! Enjoy all the opportunities, growth, and connections that come with this new position. Good luck! 

New Car

  • Yay! You finally have your own car! I know how hard you've worked to get your dream car and you totally deserve it. 
  • Here's to future road trips! Congratulations on getting a new car, my friend! I'm looking forward to getting free rides from you! (Funny, For Friend)
  • May you have more adventures and journeys with your new car! Congratulations! I'm so happy for you!
  • This is such an amazing milestone for you. It's not every day that someone gets their dream car and I'm super thrilled for you!
  • Your new car would look better with me in it! Hope to test drive it and enjoy exciting trips with you soon! Congrats, bro/sis! (Funny, For Brother or Sister)


  • Congratulations on your wedding! May this new journey in your life be fantastic, crazy, wonderful, unbelievable & unforgettable! (Wedding Promises Stamp Set)
  • Congrats on finally becoming a Mrs.! I'm over the moon for you and I can't wait to be an aunt/uncle to your cute babies! (For sister)
  • You deserve all the happiness in the world, my friend. I'm so happy you finally found someone who loves and accepts you for who you are. You two are perfect for each other! (For friend)
  • I cannot believe you're starting your own family now. It seems like it was only yesterday when you were still a little boy, running around in your diapers! You've made me and your dad proud, son. (For son)
  • To the most beautiful bride in the world -- no words can express how happy I am to see you walk down that aisle. I'm glad you found a wonderful man who will treat you like a queen. (For daughter)

New Baby

  • Congratulations on the birth of your twins! They say "double the fun, double the trouble," so good luck! (Funny, Twins)
  • From our family to yours - congratulations on your new little one! Enjoy this new exciting journey, take it easy, and have fun while you're at it!
  • Sending blessings to your gift from heaven! Congrats on the arrival of your bundle of joy! (Gift From Heaven Stamp Set)
  • We're so happy for you! Congratulations on your growing family! (Bundle of Joy Stamp Set)
  • Congrats on your adoption! I don't know anyone else who deserves to be a parent but you. You're a natural and I know your baby is lucky to have you!

(Moving to) New City/Country

  • Happy moving! Congratulations on finally moving to your dream city. Wishing you all the best and hoping to visit you soon!
  • I know how long you've been dreaming to move to Switzerland and it's finally happening! I'm truly happy for you! 
  • I wish you good luck in your future endeavors and hope you settle fine in your new home. I can't wait to hang out with you in your new place. Let's keep in touch!


  • Happy retirement to a dear mentor who has helped me overcome challenges and inspired me to be better at everything I do. I hope your retirement is everything you've wished and hoped for. (For boss/manager)
  • Congratulations on your retirement! You're the most hard-working person I know and you deserve this permanent break from the daily grind. I hope you enjoy this new chapter in your life!
  • New milestone unlocked! Congrats on your retirement! You have all the time in the world to plan new adventures or just relax and take it easy. 


  • Congratulations on your engagement! You two are meant to be together and I'm so over the moon that you finally sealed the deal. Looking forward to your wedding! 
  • So glad you finally said YES! Congrats on your engagement, sis! Celebrating your love, hope, and dreams and wishing you nothing but the best. (For sister)   
  • Congratulations to the most wonderful couple! Wishing you a lifetime of love and happiness, and a happily ever after! (Engagement Wishes Stamp Set)


  • Look at you achieving your goals and winning awards! I knew you could do it! Sending you my heartfelt congratulations!
  • You did it! Cheers for a job well done, my friend! You totally deserve this award. I can't wait to celebrate this accomplishment with you! (For a friend)
  • This is such an outstanding achievement! I am so proud of you! I know you worked so hard for this, so enjoy every bit of it! Congratulations! 


  • Congratulations on your well-deserved promotion! Your hard work and dedication have finally paid off. Can't wait to hang out and celebrate this milestone with you! (For a friend
  • Hooray! You finally got the promotion you deserve! Hope this brings you more opportunities to grow. Good luck with everything! 
  • Congrats on getting promoted! I'm so happy you're finally getting recognition for your dedication and hard work. Let's celebrate your hard-earned success!