Valentine’s Day Cards <3

20 Jan


I lOOOVE home made Valentine’s Day Cards! Even better, they are much more thoughtful and usually less expensive! Here are some cute ideas from Real Simple magazine


~You light up my life~

~We just fit~

~We’re a perfect match~

~King (or queen) of my heart~

Some other great sayings for simple, but sweet cards can be found at the C.R.A.F.T blog:


Also–for all the history buffs out there…

Here are some fun facts about V-Day from Real Simple Magazine

  • Today’s tradition of trading love notes on February 14 became popular in England in the 17th century.
  • The first box of chocolates was introduced by Richard Cadbury in 1868.
  • The oldest known valentine card dates back to the 1400s. Charles, duke of Orleans, sent it to his wife while he was imprisoned in the Tower of London.
  • So-called vinegar valentines, which carried insults like “Ugly, Fat, and Forty,” were popular in the 19th century. They were sent anonymously on the 14th.
  • “Be Mine,” one of the original messages on Necco’s Sweethearts candies when they debuted, still appears every year. Recent additions? “IM Me” and “Go Girl.”

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