Valentines Greetings / January 5, 2019 / Blanche Durham
In the United States St. Valentines Day is the second largest card giving holiday celebrated. Somewhere in the vicinity of 190 million lovers and friends greeting cards are sent each year. The holiday is said to come to us from ancient Roman Empire times when a priest who was forbidden to perform marriages for the young strapping healthy Roman soldiers defied Roman law and performed the marriages anyway. He was eventually caught and imprisoned and executed. Now thats romantic. Ever since the early 1700s Americans have been sending expression of friendship gratitude and love to those around them. In the early 1800s Esther A. Howland produced the first commercial Valentine greeting cards. And even though receiving a beautiful card is wonderful Americans have demonstrated by their purchases during this winter holiday that candy is still our sentiment of preference.
All these beautiful cards express the love respect and importance of relationships in your life. Today these cards have become a symbolic gesture of admiration love and devotion. One of the most popular lines in most of these cards is "Be My Valentine". Friends and family tend to feel special when they receive Valentines day photo cards. The photos of your family and friends can be uploaded and printed to exude a unique and personalized appearance to the custom card. Although electronic cards have reigned presently handmade greeting cards still fascinate people all around the world. A sentimental handmade card with tender words expresses the love of a lifetime. No matter what type of greeting card you send on Valentines Day it is the message that it carries which really matters.
We can never fully figure out love but we can surely try to understand and express it in various sayings. Once a year Valentines Day rolls around and everyone starts searching for the perfect gift. While a bouquet of red roses or a box of chocolates might be a popular choice to give ladies you shouldnt forget about ecards! Getting a musical animated greeting card in your email is sure to brighten up anyones day especially your sweetheart. Here are four great reasons to save money by sending an ecard this year. Styles Of Ecards There are literally hundreds of Valentines Day ecards available. So finding the perfect one to fit your special someone shouldnt be hard. Whether you want something cute romantic funny or all of the above theres an ecard waiting for you.