Posted on February 14, 2011

Happy Valentines Day!

Holidays / Special Days/ Samples/ Stamping

Of course as a mom and grandma, I love giving Valentine surprises to all the kids. Here are some Valentine boxes I made for the best grandchildren in the world! Even if I were not a Stampin' Up! Demo, I would probably use rubber stamping supplies to make gift packaging and handmade cards…have you been card shopping at a retail store lately? For these boxes, I used the I {Heart} Hearts stamp set, Real Red, Pretty in Pink, Regal Rose, and Basic Black Classic Ink. Of course, each box is filled with different treats and treasures.

    
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It wouldn't be a holiday if I didn't give you a little bit of trivia. I love poking around the internet to come up with some fun facts to share with you all…enjoy!

15% of women in the United States send themselves flowers on Valentines Day.

Valentines Day is the second largest "card sending" holiday in the U.S. (do you know which is the first?)

In the VIctorian era, it was considered bad luck to sign a Valentines Day card.

85% of the people who purchase cards on Valentines Day are women.

The launch of penicillin was announced on Valentines Day.

(the two sites where I got this trivia are corniset.com-brain candy and iloveindia.com-lifestyle lounge.)

 

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