Mother's Day
Pictured: Cactus plants with messages “Happy Mother's Day” are displayed at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 10, 2014. Getty Images

Letting mom know just how much you love her doesn’t have to cost a dime. For individuals who are on a tight budget or have already spent a ton of cash on the main gift, Mother’s Day e-cards are a great way to show appreciation for the woman in your life without breaking the bank

Check out the seven best sites that allow users to send free e-cards and greetings to their loved ones on holidays like Mother’s Day


For those who are looking to send an e-card that is similar to a physical Mother’s Day greeting card, Punchbowl is the site for you. Users are given the option to send their e-card through email or through text message, just in case mom skips checking her email on Sunday. The site also allows users to customize their e-card, the envelope and the stamp before sending it off to mom’s inbox.

Jib Jab

Make her smile this Mother’s Day by sending her an e-card from Jib Jab. The site allows users to upload photos that can be pasted on the faces of dancing cartoons. Whether you manage to find a song from her favorite movie or one of the tunes she’s heard on the radio, she’ll find it hard not to laugh once she opens your email.

123 Greetings

The free e-card site also offers an array of videos, postcards and gif cards to send to loved ones for various occasions. With categories ranging from “Cute” to “Inspirational,” you’ll surely find the perfect message to send to mom on 123 Greetings.

American Greetings

Sending your love through email has never been so easy, and thanks to American Greetings users are able to swap out the typical e-card, for musical greetings. However, you will have to sign for a free trial to gain access to your free e-card.

Blue Mountain

This imaginative card site offers a variety of classic Mother’s Day cards and unique animated greetings. In order to gain access to Blue Mountain e-cards, you will have to sign up for the free 7-day trial.

Cross Cards

Those who prefer to send a religious greeting on Mother’s Day should consider using Cross Cards to deliver the message. The free, Christian inspired online greeting card site allows users to send cards featuring animations, prayers and excerpts from the bible.


If your mom can take a joke, she’ll love reading one of these sarcastic greetings from Someecards. Some of the card messages include a jab at the men from her past and a hilarious apology for treating her like an Uber driver during your teenage years. Your mom won’t be able to stop herself from laughing at these cheeky e-cards.