The image above is from my stash of vintage die cuts from the 19th-century. These die cuts are super fragile and most of them were originally attached to antique scrapbook pages. Vintage scrapbooks are fantastic sources for antique print media, covering the celebrities, politics, art, and advertisements of the era.
Share the love here and now! With friends on Facebook or book club members. With co-workers and neighbors.
Spencerian Boy. A Spencerian style image with lots of swirls and pen flourishes features a boy with a quill. Sweet Cherub Scrap Image. This Victorian scrap is of a young cherub flying through the air.
Love may be timeless, but the tokens we give one another to show it certainly have changed through the years. Take a trip through Valentine's Days past to see what kinds of celebrations and candy! You might just get inspired to cruise Etsy for some vintage Valentines to send your sweetheart — or to make a '50s or '60s inspired card of your own.
These free valentine clip art images should help you tremendously if you're completing an online or offline Valentine's Day project this year. All the valentine clip art images are free but make sure you check out the copyright information for each image. Some images are limited to personal use only.
Some 60, were sent in alone, and by that number had grown toMeanwhile, in the United States, the valentine first appeared in the letterboxes of lovers in Today, around million Valentine cards are sent every year in the U.
Whether you love or hate the so-called "Hallmark holiday," exchanging flowers, gifts and greeting cards has been an annual Valentine's Day tradition for hundreds of years. The holiday's romantic concept became popular in 17th-century England, and advancements in the printing press gave way to mass-produced love notes in the 19th-century. The Greeting Card Association estimates that million Valentine's Day cards are sent every year — and that's not even including classroom valentines.
It's what everyone wants, and no more so than on Valentine's Day. Romantic love is the kind of love we feel towards our partners and the kind of love that was thrust at us on Hollywood screens during the golden age of rom-coms in the '80s and '90s. Humans are naturally inclined to bond with one another, and love is a natural feeling that occurs when these bonds become strong.