15 Favorite Sites for Sending Thanksgiving eCards

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Send Thanksgiving eCards from the web's best greeting card sites.

Sending Thanks, and Sending Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, of course, is a time to look back and give thanks for what has been. Why not, though, also be thankful for what will be? And, most easily, convincingly and happily, say "thanks" for what is?

Wonderful ways to emanate gratitude abound. Email greetings, for example, can convey a heartfelt "thanks" or an invitation to Thanksgiving dinner with style, fun, creativity and simplicity.

Here are the top 15 sites to send Thanksgiving eCards.

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Ojolie

Ojolie Thanksgiving Cards
Ojolie

What We Like

  • Beautiful prints of handpainted watercolors.

  • Send an unlimited number of cards.

What We Don't Like

  • Membership required, even to send free cards.

  • Limited selection of free cards.

These beautifully drawn cards capture the spirit of Thanksgiving and the beauty of the season in an artful way. Send a classy card or choose something more whimsical to share your gratitude with your friends and family this season.

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Jacquie Lawson

Jacquie Lawson - Thanksgiving E-Cards

Jacquie Lawson

What We Like

  • Quick Send Widget sends cards right from your desktop.

  • Nearly 40 Thanksgiving- and autumn-themed cards available.

What We Don't Like

  • Paid annual membership is required.

  • No free trial.

Jacquie Lawson's greeting card site is the horn of plenty that delivers an amazing Thanksgiving selection. Choose from Thanksgiving eCards that include landscapes, themed cards, and even pet portraits from this talented artist.

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Katie's Cards

Katie's Cards - Thanksgiving E-Cards

Katie's Cards

What We Like

  • Completely free with signup.

  • Charming animations.

What We Don't Like

  • Limited selection.

  • Requires Flash browser plug-in.

Whether they paint a turkey and cornucopia or a Thanksgiving dinner's fragrance and ambiance, Katie's wonderfully done animated Thanksgiving eCards will color recipients delighted. And while there are only a handful of cards available here, you're sure to find something fun to share with your friends and family.

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Hallmark

A screenshot of the Thanksgiving selection of Hallmark eCards.

 Hallmark

What We Like

  • Large, professionally produced selection.

  • Includes some popular, syndicated characters.

What We Don't Like

  • Not free, which may not be readily apparent until you go through the entire card-customization process.

Send comforting notes, Autumn magic, a dancing turkey, and more great Thanksgiving cards of high quality from Hallmark.com. Some cards include music, and you can customize the font on eCards to make it look like personalized handwriting.

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American Greetings Holidays

A screenshot of the American Greetings Thanksgiving ecards selection.

 American Greetings

What We Like

  • Free trial.

  • Many printable cards.

What We Don't Like

  • Requires paid membership for anything more than a limited selection of free ecards.

  • Free trial is only for seven days.

AmericanGreetings.com offers a diverse and wonderful collection of Thanksgiving cards that paid members of AmericanGreetings.com can select from. The cards range from pictures to sketches and paintings of Thanksgiving themes sure to delight the loved ones you send these cards to.

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JibJab

A screenshot of the Thanksgiving ecard selection on the JibJab website.

 JibJab

What We Like

  • Clever, topical humor.

  • Well-produced multimedia greetings.

What We Don't Like

  • Requires membership.

  • Some humor is not suitable for all audiences.

JibJab's Thanksgiving cards are as funny as they are diverse. And in true JibJab form, you can choose the animated cards that feature your face, or faces of friends and family.

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DaySpring

A screenshot of the selectiono f Thanksgiving ecards on the DaySpring website.

 DaySpring

What We Like

  • Free with consent to receive emails.

  • Simple to use.

What We Don't Like

  • Somewhat confusing categorization.

  • Shareable link brings visitor to the same page where card is chosen, not actual card.

Express gratitude in style with skillfully painted, Christian-themed cards from DaySpring.

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E-Cards

A screenshot of the Thanksgiving ecards selection on the E-Cards website.

 E-Cards

What We Like

  • Lots of options for customization.

  • Reminder calendar for important dates.

What We Don't Like

  • Must pay extra to remove ads from lowest-tier paid membership.

  • Most cards are not free for non-members.

Show your thankfulness with free holiday eCards from the E-Cards.com website. These Thanksgiving cards range from cute to funny and even serious and the best part is, they are free to send. You do have to provide your email to send, them, however.

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BlueMountain

A screenshot of the Thanksgiving ecard selection on the Blue Mountain website.

 BlueMountain

What We Like

  • “Talking” ecards speak whatever you enter.

  • Printable cards available.

What We Don't Like

  • Membership is not free after a seven-day trial.

Browsing BlueMountain.com's long list of Thanksgiving cards is a pleasure. The artistic cards are unlike others you'll find on the web. Choose from traditional, funny, and religious Thanksgiving cards, and if you happen to know someone that has a Thanksgiving birthday, there are eCards for that, too.

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BirthdayAlarm

A screenshot of the Thanksgiving ecards on the Birthday Alarm website.

 BirthdayAlarm

What We Like

  • Free trial of premium membership.

  • Free reminders to send cards on important dates.

What We Don't Like

  • Selection of cards very limited with free membership.

  • Paid membership required for access to premium ecards.

There is something inherently and substantially elegant about Thanksgiving, don't you think? The colors, the food, and the sentiment all are noble in the best sense. At BirthdayAlarm.com, you'll find Thanksgiving greetings that are sophisticated, but you can also send funny or spectacular cards, of course.

What's even better is that there are cards that you can customize with your own pictures, so if you have a favorite family photo you want to send, you can find something awesome to accompany it.

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Care2

A screenshot of the Thanksgiving ecard selection on the Care2 website.

 Care2

What We Like

  • No account required.

  • Each ecard sent generates a donation to charity.

What We Don't Like

  • Must agree to receive emails.

  • Requires Flash.

Not only can you send free Thanksgiving-themed eCards featuring all the icons of the season, but you can also do some good when you do it! Care2 donates part of its revenue to various organizations and causes as part of the company's culture.

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123 Greetings

A screenshot of the Thanksgiving 2Card selection on the 123 Greetings website.

 123 Greetings

What We Like

  • Huge assortment of ecards.

  • Can opt out of newsletters and promotional emails.

What We Don't Like

  • Recipients receive ads along with links to ecards.

  • Busy, cluttered interface.

Choose from a huge selection of warm and lovely Thanksgiving cards that emphasize the spirit of Thanksgiving. With hundreds of free cards to choose from, you're sure to find something that expresses your thoughts for your friends and family.

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Hillel

A screenshot of the Thanksgiving ecard collection on the Hillel International website.

 Hillel

What We Like

  • Free and easy to use.

  • Beautiful designs presented in an organized way.

What We Don't Like

  • Very limited selection.

Whether you eat tofu, pumpkins or apple pie, Hillel has a simple, nice and atmospheric Thanksgiving card to send. The selection is slim — there are only about seven cards on this site — but they're good cards, they even offer some in non-English languages, and they're free to send. No registration required, but you do have to use your email address to send the card.

This is one of the rare free sites where you can opt out of receiving emails when you send an eCard. Just be sure to uncheck the box next to Yes! I'd like to sign up to Hillel's Newsletter

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Victorian Trading Co.

A screenshot of the Thanksgiving ecard collection on the Victorian Trading Co. website.

 Victorian Trading Co.

What We Like

  • No registration or membership required.

  • Ornate, classic designs.

What We Don't Like

  • Only 10 Thanksgiving-themed cards available.

Ah, the Victorian era sure knew how to eat, drink and be merry! These Thanksgiving cards derived from classic greeting cards show gatherings from a time past, and you can send them easily via email.

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Sloppy Kiss Cards

A screenshot of the selection of Thanksgiving ecards on the Sloppy Kiss Cards website.

 Sloppy Kiss Cards

What We Like

  • Free 30-day trial.

  • Fun-to-make, highly customizable breed-themed cards.

What We Don't Like

  • Paid subscription required after trial expires.

  • Some U.S. banks charge additional fee because company is registered in Canada.

Looking for something a little bit different? If you've got a pet you love this is the site you'll want to send Thanksgiving eCards from. The cards on this site can be customized to your pet (dogs, cats, and other pets, too). They offer some great choices for pet mugshots, and the cards are really cute.