It is mid-January, 2022 and Valentine's Day is less than a month away! Updated 2023.
My favourite part about Valentine's Day evolves around vintage ads for chocolate, pin-up photos from the 1950s or 1960, and wonderful cards that people would send to each other - be it in school, with your classmates, or with your sweetheart. So here's a collection of some of my favourite valentine themed ads and cards. In addition, don't forget to visit my etsy shop to see wonderful items that are available for purchase. Take 10% OFF NOW or 15% if you purchase 2 or more items!
First off, let's talk about chocolate..
Whitman, a company still in business decades later, had the best ads in previous years including this wonderful one with Elizabeth Taylor. He Remembered. Why Don't You?
This 1940s Whitman's Ad during WW2. Heart-shaped boxes with chocolates still are extremely popular today, 80 years later.
I somehow find this one to be a special favourite of mine because I like this smile on the 1950s ad. It's Remembering Day..Remember?
Now onto vintage valentine cards. Disney's Valentine I'm Sentimental About You!
And this one is also very sweet, especially if you love cats like I do. You're so Purrty
I think this is a super cute card, especially for a person who loves Halloween and ghosts. Have I A Ghost of A Woo Woo Chance My Valentine? Woo woo. Never heard that phrase before
I love this I'm Your, Valentine with the sweet dog.
I also love vintage Valentine pinup photos including this wonderful photo of the infamous Marilyn Monroe, posing with a heart.
This is a wonderful photo of Jean Harlow in the early 30s, eating chocolate in bed, with heart-shaped pillow.
Here's young Betty Grable in the 40s in a Valentine Pin-up themed photo.
Here's actress Ann Miller, also posing as a pin-up Valentine.
Here's a lovely photo of Debbie Reynolds in 1950s as a Valentine pin-up.
Also, I wrote a blog about the History of Valentine's Day. Feel free to check it out too to learn how it at all began.
If you are looking for gifts for that special Valentine or for a gift for yourself, here's a few wonderful things we have for purchase and remember, we have, for a limited time, you get 10% off (valid until March 2nd) or take 15% off two or more items.
First off, hearts are a special item to give to that special someone to remember how much you love - be it romantic, friendship or for your mother, grandmother, etc.
Also we have brooches for any occasion including Valentine's Day and not just hearts.
We also carry several vintage earrings that look great for parties, every day use and giving earrings for Valentine's Day makes a memorable gift.
Also, this wonderful 1960s nightgown is completely gorgeous.
Thanks for reading! Enjoy your Valentine's Day!
Until next time,
Note: All of these photos are from various sources that I saved on my computer/phone, from Pinterest. No copyright infringement intended - solely used for your enjoyment to celebrate Summertime!