Valentines Greetings / January 7, 2019 / Fran Petty
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.
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.
Custom Ecards A nice thing about ecards besides being free of course is that you can easily personalize them. Theyre just like regular greeting cards in that way. When you add in a special message the person receiving it will know how you really feel about them. Many ecards let you put in a digital picture to make them even more unique. Printable Ecards Some ecards are printable too. Its even possible to use that software to create your own greeting cards. Now you can save money by making your own cards for each holiday birthday and other special occasion! Email Ecards One of my favorite features is that ecards help you procrastinate. Since theyre sent through email you can wait until Valentines Day itself to send one if needed. Now theres no reason to worry about your greeting cards getting there on time.