Valentines Greetings / January 7, 2019 / Cindy Navarro
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. Of all of the gifts and love notes exchanged on Valentines Day the most popular item is candy and for good reason.
Today this lovers day is celebrated with much pomp and grandeur which includes gifting your loved ones with gifts chocolates teddy bears and card. No matter how expensive a gift you choose for your loved one greeting cards have a significant magic that is quite incomparable. Words touch the heart and make the soul merry. A beautiful greeting can convey a million messages through a few simple words and pictures. There are cards which have a humorous touch with funny words and pictures. Cards with tender words and feelings of deep love acted poetically are also made available today. Personalized cards are quite popular as it denotes a unique and distinctive emotion which can seldom be matched with other greeting cards. Today there are many online portals that showcase a variety of such greeting cards for loved ones and special people in your life.
Valentines Day cards are excellent for those who experience trouble in expressing their love and feelings for their lovers and family members. There are greeting cards for friends lovers family members and so forth today. In the earlier days valentine greetings were popularly used by lovers but today it is considered to be a precious occasion to express your love for your friends and family members too. There are custom cards for siblings too with humorous words and pictures. 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.