Valentines Cards / January 3, 2019 / Blanche Durham
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.
Many people can really get into this because all you need to start are a few materials that you can easily get. There are many things you can use to produce good ones and it will all depend on the theme you wish to take with the cards. Take time to ensure that you make cute ones that will impress your friends. Do not forget that the best way to impress is to tailor make cards for the personalities of people close to you. With this golden rule you can never go wrong. Valentines cards bought by women are quite distinct. This is because women are very detailed and they like to pay attention in all the right places. Valentines cards bought by women are really for the purpose of communicating love and affection. The following are some of the major features of the cards. First they are personal.
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.