True Love Doesn't Fade: 10 Vintage Valentine's Cards

Be mine?Be mine?There is something so adorable about a classic vintage Valentine's Day card. They can be sentimental, sweet and sometimes silly. But times have changed. These days the store bought cards are more likely to have Dora the Explorer, Spiderman or Justin Bieber on them. Yes, they are sorely lacking the style and substance of the days of yore.

Vintage Valentines included humorous illustrations with popular motifs of cherub-faced children and cute animals with the occasional fork, egg, and mermaid thrown in. From their pitiful puns to their sweet sentiments, take a journey back in time with this collection of vintage Valentines.

Which one is your favorite?


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Be mine, pleassssse?Be mine, pleassssse?
Be My Honey Lamb
Seriously, nothing is cuter than a little lamb. It's hard not to feel the love with this one.

I promise I'll be yours if you be mine.I promise I'll be yours if you be mine.
I've Got You Hooked
The perfect card for that mermaid/man relationship.

Okay...How much for you to be mine?Okay...How much for you to be mine?
I'd Like to Planet
Yes, sometimes the puns can be way off, but the cuteness of the images make up for it.

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Well, I think you CAN put a price on love. Well, I think you CAN put a price on love.
Salt and Pepper
For that spicy romance.

I really don't care what Paul McCartney says about anything.I really don't care what Paul McCartney says about anything.
I Took A Dive
This little girl, she not only brings the love but also a life preserver.

If I take it back, will you be mine?If I take it back, will you be mine?
Will You Bee Mine?
As sweet as honey, no?

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If I take it back AND take you to a Paul McCartney concert, will you be mine?If I take it back AND take you to a Paul McCartney concert, will you be mine?
It's on the Tip of My Tongue
Nothing says love more than a cute elephant, okay maybe not but it's still adorable.

Look, I really love you and I'll do anything if you'll just be mine!Look, I really love you and I'll do anything if you'll just be mine!
It's a Match!
For that really hot relationship.

Oh... Well... I won't do that.Oh... Well... I won't do that.
I'll Come Clean
Valentine Day mixed with hygiene.

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