A variety of thank-you cards suitable for any occasion are found at American Greetings and Papyrus. Most thank-you cards feature an attractive image on the front. The words "thank you" may appear on the front as well, or they can appear inside the card. Some cards are blank inside.
American Greetings offers consumers printable thank-you cards that include messages of thanks and appropriate images. Some of these cards also include verses appropriate for the occasion. Some card designs are heartfelt, while others are whimsical. A few designs are devoted to the holiday season. Papyrus offers thank-you cards that consumers can purchase in boxed sets. Designs range from understated to bold. Typically, these cards feature words of thanks on the front and are blank inside. Matching envelopes are included with the set.
Writing a personalized thank-you note in such a card begins by expressing thanks, whether by using the words thank you, or expressing a general sense of gratitude. The next part of the note fills in details as to why thanks is being given. For instance, if money was received, provide brief details about how it is going to be spent, or saved. Next, the note touches on an upcoming visit or call, or simply states a desire to see the recipient. The note ends with another thank you.