From candy to cards, learn everything you need to know to write the perfect card for your loved one this Valentine’s Day.
It is the season to celebrate love! Around the world, February 14 is set aside to celebrate love relationships. Valentine’s Day began as a Christian holiday, honoring St. Valentine who was a Christian martyr. However, in modern times, the holiday is celebrated across religions, cultures, and regions as a time to celebrate love and romance.
In many countries, lovers will send one another flowers, chocolates, and sentimental cards; many will also celebrate with a special dinner. For families, many will celebrate by baking cookies and cakes for a special dessert or by giving one another heart-shaped boxes of their favorite treats. Other fun Valentine’s traditions include:
While Valentine’s Day is traditionally a lover’s holiday, in modern times we send Valentine’s greetings to many in our family and friend groups. Parents buy special candies, cards, or stuffed animals for their children, friends often celebrate “un-Valentine’s” by having dinner together when they aren’t in relationships, and co-workers may even have office parties to celebrate. Best friends, college roommates, and family members all deserve to be remembered on a day that celebrates the love we have for one another.
If you’re sending a Valentine’s ecard to a friend or family member you may write:
Even if you are going to be with your significant other on Valentine’s Day, you can still surprise them in the morning by sending them a Valentine’s ecard. Find our most popular Valentine’s Day ecard here.
Picking the right Valentine’s Day ecard can be nerve-wracking, especially when there are so many people – and relationships! – to consider. When making your decision think about your relationship:
While the theme and animation of a card are important, the message is crucial. You want to tell your loved one how special they are, and how much you miss them when you are apart. Here are some famous quotes that may help you write the perfect message.
For funny cards:
For romantic cards:
Including a special photo of the two of you is a great way to make your own Valentine’s Day ecard extra-special.
To wrap up your Valentine’s ecard, you should double-check the email address and make sure you’ve signed the card. Then, make the schedule. You don’t want your significant other to think you’ve waited until the last minute, so don’t schedule your card to arrive in the evening. Morning arrival is certain to brighten their entire day!