16 Mother's Day Cards for Every Woman in Your Life

From funny messages to elaborate pop-ups, these creative cards are perfect for wishing moms, step-moms, grandmas, wives, pet moms and all the supportive women in your life a Happy Mother's Day.

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April 18, 2022

Mother's Day falls on May 8 this year and will be here before you know it! From funny messages to elaborate pop-ups and full paper bouquets, these creative cards are perfect for telling life-giving moms, biological or not, how much they mean to you. Wish moms, step-moms, grandmas, wives, pet moms, plant moms and all the supportive women in your life Happy Mother's Day with the perfect card.

You can't escape the Wordle squares, no matter how hard you try. This cute card is perfect for the mom who sends you her Wordle score every day without fail.

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Anyone who loves plants will adore this pop-up greenhouse from Lovepop, which makes a pretty addition to any desk or fireplace mantel year-round. The front of the card features plant images and no words, so you can fully customize the hidden card insert for anyone in your life you want to recognize on Mother's Day without being tied to Mother's Day phrasing. If you're tight on time, you can even upload your message and optional photo for Lovepop to add to the card and send directly to the recipient on your behalf for an additional $5 charge.

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Having your own children can certainly make you see your own parents in a different light. This card from Minted has a customizable interior so you can print a message inside and have it sent straight to the woman or women who raised you. Minted has dozens of other printable options.

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Thank the mom or step-mom who didn't take the first chance she got to kick you off the family phone plan. This card from The Card Bureau is blank inside so it also works great for Father's Day or even your parents' anniversary.

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Whether you're celebrating a friend who's a devoted pet parent or shopping on behalf of the cat itself, cat moms will appreciate this funny card.

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No vase needed for these cards featuring teeny-tiny bouquets of dried flowers. There's plenty of room for you to craft your own message—maybe even draw or paint it yourself like you used to as a kid — so Mom can display it in her office for the rest of the year.

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The last couple of years have been rough, to say the least, and this will be the first Mother's Day without Mom for far too many people. Show your love to friends and family grieving during a tough holiday with this Heartell Press card from Wishbar, which offers a selection of heartfelt messages created in partnership with a grief expert. Wishbar will write the message into the card and mail it for you if you desire.

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This colorful pop-up hummingbird card from Lovepop is a pretty way to show love and appreciation for any mom in your life, especially if they're avid birders. This card also comes with the option to personalize it with your own custom message and photo and have Lovepop send it directly to the recipient for a $5 fee.

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Moms deserve a lot more credit than they get for just making sure we make it to adulthood. This sweet card from the Black-owned card company Graphic Anthology is especially perfect for anyone who loves plants.

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Shower the world's best team of moms with love with this cute card from Ladyfingers Letterpress.

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Give your mom the award she deserves with this pop-up "World's Best Mom" trophy card from Lovepop. A blank card also slides out from this one so you can write a private message.

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Fresh flowers are always a treat, but dried flowers are even hotter right now. These pretty little bouquets can bring joy to Mom for many years to come. Each one comes with a watercolor Mother's Day card.

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Send an extra sweet "I love you" by sending Mom a card filled with popcorn. This Mother's Day card is fit for any of the mom and mom-like figures in your life and comes with a bag of caramel popcorn inside.

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Whether you're shopping for your wife or your best friend (or both), it's hard to go wrong by acknowledging just how incredible she is.

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If you're the kind of person who's always calling Mom for advice — whether you're asking for help navigating an issue with a friend, negotiating a new job offer, or trying to bake her secret cookie recipe just like she does — poke a little fun at yourself with this card that shows your appreciation.

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Photo By: Helen Edna

Relationships don't always fit easily into categories and titles. For the one in your life who defies labels and definitions, go for this simple yet gorgeous "You are my favorite" letterpress card from Helen Edna.

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