Valentines Greetings / January 7, 2019 / Lauri Cooke
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.
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.
Arouse the senses and show emotion with Valentine font ideas for Valentines Day cards invitations decorations crafts scrapbooks and other Valentine font projects. The most popular Valentine Fonts that are use for Valentines Day cards and Valentine scrapbook projects are: Swing Font - Swing(TM) was designed by Max R. Kaufmann as a frisky but well-behaved connecting script with an even color. Swings informal style fit perfectly with that eras demand for beautiful but casual scripts. With its bolder weight it exudes a classic elegance that can add a vigorous touch at Valentines Day Mothers Day and many other events. Palace Script Semibold- Palace Script(TM) is an elegant version of an English copperplate script. Its steep incline and dramatic color variation give its letters the appearance of being engraved. Because of the small x-height and delicate weight youll want to use this font in large sizes.