Valentines Cards / January 3, 2019 / Lauri Cooke.
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.
The 14th of February that special and romantic day dedicated to lovers and those who are in love. Flowers cards and romantic gestures are given and received and the world becomes a wool place of hearts bunnies and soft violin music. Yeah right! Do you think that Valentines Day is about pranks on your friends? Maybe you are the friend who never receives a Valentines card and are sick of being the one left on the shelf? Whatever the reason youre going to love this idea we have come up with especially for Valentines Day. Giving Valentines to your classmates used to include endless hours of making them out of construction paper cute dollies and with painstaking attention to all the details. It was a project that was done at home for each individual child in the class.
This is because all those choices that are available can prove to be very overwhelming. There is nothing more special than taking time to really discover the right Valentine card. Go to all those sites that you know are reputable. For example you can go to American Greetings to look for the right cards for love. Another place is 123 greeting which is a site that offers all the love cards you need. There are so many other sites and when you find that one site does not have what you are looking for take your time and look for the best. It is vital to keep in mind that not all sites will allow you to download Valentine cards. Therefore look for only those that will provide for this. Another thing to keep in mind is that you must read all terms that are present before you embark to download the cards.
It came from a time of collecting these types of catchy cute sayings and riddles. These can still be found today on the Valentines that are purchased out of the box. The Cards The cards used to fill a box with a variety of different styles and designs. Common ones were those of fruits and vegetables with these puns on them or they could include a few pictures of cute animals. Today childrens Valentines are more often in their favorite cartoon character. Homemade Valentines While children may not feel comfortable with providing homemade Valentines to their classmates today they can and should still make them for their friends outside the classroom for their adult friends and other loved ones. Not only is it a fun task to do but it helps with motor skills and creativity as well. All that is needed is a simple piece of paper.
The paper can be folded cut shaped in any way that they would like it to be. Heres one project to try: * Fold the paper in half and then fold it in half again in the other direction. * Trim the outer edge as desired and cut a straight line diagonally across the folded corner. This will make a diamond shape in the middle. * Fold it diagonally. Cut hearts along the diagonal line. When the paper is unfolded there is a line of pin pricks which make it look much like a piece of lace. * Add this lacy paper to the top of a piece of pink or red paper. * Add decorations such as a picture of cupid a coloring of a rose or anything that is enjoyable. This is a simple affordable way to make homemade Valentines that parents and other friends will love to hang on to for many years to come.