Valentines Greetings / January 6, 2019 / Imelda Chang
They also have love messages and cute figures and will sure not be forgotten too soon. Express your love and feelings to your companion on this special love day. Its the holiday of love and romance of exchanging gifts and love poems. You can do that with these free valentine greeting cards. Nowadays nobody writes letters and paper cards anymore because we can find them on the internet and its easier to send greeting cards in this busy world. Valentine greeting card sayings are many. They are mainly inspired by love and all the fanfare that is involved when the special day of love comes. It is very interesting to look for different Valentine greeting card sayings and really get to know what many people are thinking. There are those sayings that are more popular than others and there are those that are barely known.
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.
When it comes to artistry and uniqueness in animated electronic ecards however nothing may compare with the creations that Scandinavian-born artist and designer Frederikke Tu offers at Ojolie. The Valentine ecards currently available on the website to which Tu adds more designs every month include such tasteful undeniably classy often exquisitely beautiful and moving images. These are animated to music such as "Trumpeter Swans" in which haunting flute music plays while cherry blossom petals waft across a mountain lake where two swans glide toward each other their necks forming a heart reflected in the still waters. "Peony" featuring a beautiful flower that blossoms and then becomes part of the pattern on a lovely Japanese womans kimono as she stands beside a tranquil lake scene; and "Love Dance" depicting the courtship of two Japanese red-crowned cranes an elegant natural ballet of timeless devotion.