Writing Spooky Halloween Cards: Tips From A Ghostwriter

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Halloween is one of the best holidays to send a card. It’s a high-fun, low-pressure holiday—the perfect opportunity to connect with your friends and loved ones. If you’re not sure what to write in a Halloween card, don’t worry! We’ve got some tips from a ghostwriter to get you started on writing spooky Halloween cards.

For the kids in your life, a Halloween card is a fun surprise in the mailbox. And for adults, it’s a chance to show off their silly side. Whether you’re sending cards to family, friends, or co-workers, we’ve got something for everyone. So go ahead and let your hair down—it’s time to write some fun Halloween messages!

Punny & Creative Messages

When it comes to writing Halloween wishes, the holiday offers lots of opportunities to be punny (especially if you love a good dad joke). You can also get creative with your greeting by referencing some of your favorite Halloween movies, TV shows, or books. If you’re stuck on what to write in a Halloween card, try one of these messages. 

  • I hope your Halloween is as sweet as you are! 
  • I hope your Halloween is boo-tiful!
  • Wishing you a hauntingly good Halloween!
  • Have a gourd time!
  • Wishing you a frightfully fun Halloween!
  • Happy Howl-oween!
  • Wishing you a spook-tacular Halloween!
  • Hope your day is fang-tastic!
  • Hoping your Halloween is claw-ver!
  • May your Halloween be filled with treats, not tricks!
  • Wishing you a happy haunted housewarming!
  • You’re invited to my monster mash! We’ll have a screaming good time.
  • I wanted to wish you a Happy Halloween… but I couldn’t find my witch hat!
  • ‘Tis the season for scares! Hope your Halloween is hair-raising.
  • tis also the season for candy…lots and LOTS of candy.
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Whatever message you choose, adding a personal touch will make your card even more special. Just don’t forget to say “boo!” And for an extra dose of cuteness, involve the kids by having them draw or make their own cards. Our 9 Free Halloween Coloring Pages are perfect for this occasion. Simply print them out, and get started on your Halloween coloring fun!

Ready to get your spook on? 

Wish your friends and family a Happy Halloween with a hand-written note from Ramble—because nothing says “I care” like a creepy card. Our Spooky Greeting Card 6-Pack comes with two notecards of each kind—Vorhees MaskSkull, and Mali-boo. So why wait? Get your fright on today!

Lynn Weitz

Lynn Weitz

With over 16 years of experience in the design industry, Jenny Lynn works on print and cutting-edge digital projects for clients worldwide. She co-founded Ramble in 2021 to honor the creative process of designing and launching physical products designed to inspire.

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