Valentines Cards / January 3, 2019 / Blanche Durham
Good quality Valentine cards look greatly attractive. This special day is known to be about emotions and feelings like sensitive charming romantic humorous and ornate etc. Free e valentines cards can be sent to loved ones family members and friends. On this special day during the middle ages cards were being given as gifts. Greeting cards of Valentine Day gained rapid momentum during sixteenth century. Laces gold leaf flowers satin and perfume sachets were used for decoration purposes and the messages were obviously written by hand. Water colors and colored papers are some of the materials needed for the creation of card. Valentines made for some good old printed cards. But most of the people prefer to express their emotions to their friends and loves with the help of already made cards.
It can be a minimalistic card with only written words as decoration it can be filled with lots of colours and glitters or you can use different textures and fabrics to decorate it. What do you feel will suit the person whom you will be giving it to? You can also find inspiration and ideas from cards you have made before making small adjustments to make the new ones stand out from the old. The internet is also a great place to seek new inspiration. Google Search Pinterest Instagram Flickr and blogs are all filled with pictures and ideas for creative Valentine cards and decorations. You can browse through endless of results and you will definitively find lots of inspiration in every style and material. Mixing up different material is perfect for creating unique Valentine cards and by using techniques like crochet you have a wide range of opportunities when it comes to the design.
And it was one that great pride was taken in doing. Today there are much fewer families making Valentines and many more just buying a box of them to give out to their classmates with a simple signature on the back of them. This has happened mainly because of how commercialized the holiday has become. As manufacturing techniques have gotten better and more cost effective that is the way that American school children have gone. Before this in the 1960s a book of valentines could be purchased. Children could actually cut out the cards from the book personalize them with lace trim or even with candy and then send them on. But it wasnt long before children were ready to skip the cutting out part altogether. The Puns Who hasnt smirked at the cute sayings that are placed on the Valentines cards? Such sayings as "Im Sweet On You" have been used for years and years.