Valentines Cards / January 1, 2019 / Cristina Pennington
Valentines day cards made out of paper increased popularity in England. Around the closing of the 19th century cupids arrows took the scene by storm. Esther A. Howland sold valentine day greeting cards during the early years of 1840s in America. Every Valentines day close to a billion cards are sold. Valentine day symbolizes the gesture of respect admiration and love. Now a days hand made cards are coming back into play. Youve got to practice being sneaky when enduring this holiday. These free e valentines cards are very good looking and catchy. Most of the romantic cards are researched in advance as it enables the giver to get a good quality card to knock the socks off. Strange series of cards can be sent to the partner in order to ensure that you will get the best response ever.
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.
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.