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101 Ideas for Christmas Gift Tag Sayings

Writing a saying on a gift tag can be stressful. What do you say? How do you show that you care without being too silly or sappy? What do you write on a gift tag for someone that you barely know?

Do not fear! These Christmas gift tag sayings are the perfect ideas for words, phrases and quotes to add to a holiday gift tag or write inside a gift card.

There is literally something for everyone on this epic list. Just choose the one you like the most!

Funny Christmas Gift Tag Sayings

  • Christmas Calories Don’t Count! (Perfect for any food or candy gift)
  • They Didn’t Have What You Asked For….
  • Don’t Worry, I Kept the Receipt!
  • This Wasn’t On Your Wishlist!
  • Christmas is Claus for a Celebration!
  • You Are Sleighin’ It!
  • Remember, It’s the Thought That Counts!
  • Just Pretend to Like This, Okay!
  • There is snowbody quite like you!
  • May Your Bells Jingle All the Way!
  • Baby It’s Cold Outside!
  • All of This Festivity is Making Me Santamental!
  • You Are Sweeter Than a Candy Cane!
  • Define Naughty……
  • I Wish You Had Less Expensive Taste!
  • It’s Not a Pony, Sorry!

We love these funny gift tag sayings for White elephant gag gifts and office parties!

Gift Tag Sayings for Family

  • Family is the gift that keeps on giving
  • Family is the greatest gift of all
  • Christmas isn’t the same without family
  • I’m Lucky to have family like you!
  • I Wish it Could Be Christmas Every Day
  • My Favorite Part of Christmas is Being With You!

These sayings are perfect for making a Christmas Eve Box! Get our free printable gift tags and labels, as well as a guide to Christmas Eve Box ideas.

Gift Tag Sayings for Friends

  • Your friendship is so sweet! (Perfect for candy gifts, chocolate, candy canes)
  • Your friendship is the best present ever!
  • Thankful for sweet friends like you! (Great for neighbor gifts or couple gifts)
  • Thank you for being such a great friend all year long!
  • I Am Blessed to Have You as a Friend!
  • You are One of My Biggest Blessings!

Download our free Christmas popcorn gift tag for a great gift for neighbors and friends!

Classic Christmas Gift Tag Sayings

  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
  • Happy Holidays!
  • It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
  • Happy Christmas!
  • Wishing You a Merry Christmas!
  • Wishing You a Happy Christmas!
  • Have a Holly Jolly Christmas!
  • Merry and Bright!
  • Holly Jolly!
  • Ho! Ho! Ho!
  • Let it Snow!!!
  • Celebrate the Season!
  • Peace, Love, Joy!

Want to enjoy the classic 12 Days of Christmas tradition? Get our free gift guide and printable gift tags.

Religious Christmas Gift Tag Sayings

Scripture verses are perfect religious gift tag sayings. Download our free scripture gift tags.

  • Glad Tidings of Comfort and Joy!
  • Jesus is the Gift We Are All Given for Christmas
  • A Thrill of Hope!
  • Happy Jesus’ Birthday
  • Joy!
  • Peace Be Unto You
  • Rejoice!
  • Have a Blessed Holiday Season!
  • Blessings to You and Your Family
  • For Unto Us a Child is Born
  • All is Calm

Gift Tag Sayings for CoWorkers and Bosses

  • Merry Christmas to You and Yours!
  • Best Wishes!
  • You Make Work So Much Fun! Merry Christmas!
  • Thanks for All of Your Help and Hard Work This Year! Happy Holidays!
  • It’s Always a Pleasure Working With You! Wishing You a Merry Christmas!
  • If I Have to Come to Work Each Day, I’m Glad You Are Here With Me! Happy Holidays!
  • May Your Holiday Season Be as Cheerful as You Make Our Workplace!
  • You Deserve Some Time Off After All of Your Hard Work This Year! Enjoy!
  • Here is to Another Great Year! Happy Holidays!
  • Thanks for Being a Boss That Makes it a Joy to Come to Work Each Day!
  • Your support and mentorship is a great gift! Thank you!!!
  • Thanks for Making Spirits Bright at Work!

Holiday Gift Tag Sayings (Not Christmas)

  • Seasons Greetings!
  • Have a Happy Holiday Season!
  • Have a Cool Yule!
  • Wishing You a Magical Season Full of Happiness and Cheer!
  • Yuletide Wishes!
  • Wishing You Love, Light and Laughter!
  • Solstice Greetings
  • Have a Happy New Year!
  • May You Have a Peaceful Holiday Season
  • Warm Wishes
  • Enjoy the Holiday Season
  • Happy Holidays!
  • ‘Tis the Season!
  • Joy!
  • Peace and Happiness
  • Warmest Wishes!
  • May You Find Comfort and Joy This Season

Christmas Gift Tag Sayings for Couples (Boyfriend, Girlfriend, Husband, Wife)

  • You Are The Greatest Gift!
  • With Love
  • You Jingle My Bells!
  • Winter Kisses, Snowflake Wishes!
  • Meet Me Under the Mistletoe!
  • Let’s Get Up to Snow Good!
  • You Are Exactly What I Wanted for Christmas!
  • Deck My Halls!
  • All I Want for Christmas is You
  • Spending Christmas With You is a Prayer Come True!
  • Waking Up With You is the Best Gift Ever!
  • You are All I Need Underneath the Tree!

Holiday Greetings From Around the World

Whether you are surprising someone with a gift of travel or acknowledging their cultural heritage, these are the phrases used to wish happy holidays around the world.

  • Feliz Navidad (Spanish)
  • Joyeux Noel (French)
  • Buon Natale (Italian)
  • Fröhliche Weihnachten (German)
  • God jul (Norwegian)
  • Crãciun fericit! (Romanian)
  • Feliz Natal or Boas Festas (Portugese)
  • Wesolych Swiat (Polish)

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Nicole L

Friday 15th of December 2023

I love all of the suggestions and that they're grouped by topic!