The Top 8 Sites for Free eCards

Send someone a free ecard online and make their day.

Looking for a free card you can send to friends and family online? There's a lot of websites out there that offer great free personalized greetings with quality graphics that you can send to friends and family via email for any occasion—birthdays, holidays, and just to brighten up someone's day.

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Rattlebox offers a lot more than the typical greeting you might see on most sites—it's all video here. Simply select a video you like, personalize it, and send. More »

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If you're looking for an irreverent, hilarious, and sometimes off-color greeting to send to someone, then someecards is your best bet. These are hilariously inappropriate cards that you can send for pretty much any occasion—also great for sharing on social media sites.  More »

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 Pingg offers funny, birthday, Christmas, and more for any occasion.These are mostly invites you can use online, and Pingg offers a wide variety of art submitted by independent online artists, a nice touch. More »

Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain has been around for a long time, and they have beautifully designed ecards for any occasion. This site offers a free no-obligation trial, and then you can choose to continue membership for a very low monthly fee if you decide that's the way you'd like to go. If you find yourself sending quite a few ecards and you're looking for a site that delivers high-quality artwork and messaging, this might be a good choice for you.  More »

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You might be familiar with the crazy personalized video greetings that JibJab offers. These can be sent as free ecards, posted on social media, or simply downloaded to keep for your own use. JibJab offers a free membership with limited use of free personalized videos and free ecards; premium members are able to take advantage of more.  More »

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Punchbowl offers a gorgeous array of free ecards that look like traditional paper cards—right down to the matching envelope. Hundreds of designs are available, and you're also able to customize your ecard with special stamps, stickers, and postage. More »


You will love how many different cards you're able to find 123Greetings; this site has been around for a while and offers a huge variety of free ecards from which to choose from, for any occasion you can possibly imagine. Animation and lovely images are included here; anything from Fruits and Vegetables to Ancient Cities to Famous Quotes.

Most of the cards on the site are free; they also have announcement, birthday, special occasion, holiday, love, and many more varieties of ecards. If you'd like to become a member of this site, you gain access to a lot more fun tools and services, such as a reminders service, contacts, and calendar.

123Greetings is nicely organized into several main categories on the front page: Announcements, Anytime, Birthdays, Celebrations, Holiday, Love, Seasons, and Wishes/Thoughts, as well as a calendar of updated monthly holidays on the left-hand side. Simply click on any category that you're interested in, then find a card that catches your eye. Each card is clearly marked if it's free or not free (most are free). Once you've clicked on your card, you can personalize it with your own message and send it via email. More »

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When you send a free ecard at Care2, you'll also be generating donations to charitable organizations and making a difference in someone's life. Care2 has a whopping 25,000 free ecard inventory from which to choose from; cards for literally any occasion and holiday. In addition, Care2 features various artists at any given day; this is a great way to discover art and graphics that you might be interested in sharing with someone else.  More »