9 Free Sympathy Cards You Can Print

Card leaning against white rose bouquet in pitcher
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These free, printable sympathy cards will help you show how much you care for that person who has lost someone special to them. Many of these free, printable sympathy cards can be customized so you can add your own personal message.

It can be difficult to put into words that express your sympathy when writing inside these cards. Here are some tips on what to write in a sympathy card as well as some comforting Bible verses.

These free, printable sympathy cards look best when printed on card stock but can also be printed on regular computer paper. Be sure to follow each sites directions on how best to print and customize these free, printable cards.

After you've printed a sympathy card, use one of these free envelope templates to place the card in so you can mail it or hand deliver it. You can also find more free, printable greeting cards for many other occasions.

  • 01 of 09

    Four Sympathy Cards for Plant Lovers

    A set of four sympathy cards on a table

    Garden Therapy

    Garden Therapy has designed this set of four sympathy cards that are made especially for plant lovers and pun lovers. They say "Bee Well My Friend, "Just a Note to Say Aloe," "I Hope Thistle Cheer You Up," and "Being Sick Succs."

    You can print these cards out and use them as is or follow the tutorial on how to attach them to blank cards.

    Four Sympathy Cards for Plant Lovers from Garden Therapy

  • 02 of 09

    Treasured Memories

    A sympathy card with a bouquet of flowers on it.

    Greetings Island

    This printable sympathy card from Greetings Island has a yellow background with a beautiful bouquet of watercolor flowers on it.

    The cover text says "Thanking of You With Sincere Sympathy" and the inside of the cards says "May treasured memories bring you comfort and ease for your lose."

    This card prints out 5" x 5" and can be customized with your name before or after printing.

    Treasured Memories from Greetings Island

  • 03 of 09

    Friends Are Here

    The words "With Love & Sympathy" surrounded by birds and flowers.

    Greetings Island

    This is a beautiful card that has the words "With Love & Sympathy" on the front surrounded by flowers and birds. 

    The inside of the card says "May the comfort of friends who share your sorrow help you through this difficult time." with plenty of room to sign your name and add an additional message if you'd like.

    This free sympathy card prints out 5" x 5" and has 10 layouts you can choose from for the inside of the card.

    Friends Are Here from Greetings Island

  • 04 of 09

    Condolences Flowers

    Yellow roses and white daisies on a Condolences card.

    Greetings Island

    A beautiful bouquet of yellow roses and white flowers adorn the cover of this condolences card with the inside left blank for your own custom message.

    This card can even be customized with 7 different inside layouts and has the options for added photos and stickers.

    Condolences Flowers from Greetings Island

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  • 05 of 09

    With Sympathy

    A sympathy card with a pink flower, bow, and buttons.

    Greetings Island

    You can customize and print this simple sympathy card for free over at Greetings Island. The front of the card says "With sympathy" and the inside is left blank so you can add your personal message before or after printing.

    The finished card prints out 5" x 7" and is ready to be placed in an envelope after printing.

    With Sympathy from Greetings Island

  • 06 of 09

    With You

    A blue and green sympathy card with a bird on the front

    Got Free Cards

    The cover of this sympathy card from Got Free Cards says "Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you..." and shows a loving bird carrying a flower. Soothing colors of blue and green are used on the cover of the card, making it just lovely to look at. The inside of the card is left blank so you can add your own message before printing. There's also the option of adding stickers and photos to the card which is a nice touch, especially if you have a special photo you'd like to include.

    With You from Got Free Cards

  • 07 of 09

    Deepest Sympathy

    A sympathy card with a drawing of a tree and its roots

    Got Free Cards

    Got Free Cards also offers this free, printable sympathy card that uses a drawing of a tree and its roots to show your deepest sympathy for the recipient. It's a lovely image that pairs the soothing feeling of nature with the feeling of loss.

    The outside of the card says "Deepest sympathy" and the inside is left blank for you. This way you can add your own message of sympathy, making it more personal for the recipient. You have the choice of printing the card one-sided or front and back.

    Deepest Sympathy from Got Free Cards

  • 08 of 09

    Sympathy Card for a Pet

    A sympathy card for a dog owner

    Got Free Cards

    Losing a pet can be difficult and a card from a friend can let the person know that their pain is valid and recognized. This sympathy card says "It always hurts to lose a pet you have loved..." with the inside blank so you can express your sympathy in your own words. This card features a picture of a dog but there is also a ​sympathy card for someone who has lost a cat. Sending this card is a sweet gesture that will put a smile on their face.

    Sympathy Card for a Pet from Got Free Cards

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  • 09 of 09

    Thinking of You

    A green and yellow sympathy card


    This is a cute thinking-of-you card that you can download and print or share via link or social media post. There are a lot of options here! This card has a yellow background with green leaves and vines. It says "thinking of you, I hope you feel surrounded by much love." The message text as well as things like the text color and font size can easily be changed before sending. It also would be really easy to add the recipient's name to the card. This is a wonderful card that can be sent to anyone for just about any reason.

    Thinking of You from Canva