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Jan 21, 2016

Sweet and quirky Valentine’s Day cards for every situation

By: Lauren McPhillips

Sweet and quirky Valentine’s Day cards for every situation Author: Style At Home

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Jan 21, 2016

Sweet and quirky Valentine’s Day cards for every situation

By: Lauren McPhillips

As the holiday for people who love… well, love, Valentine’s Day is the favourite time of year to express our feelings through words, gifts and sending the ubiquitous Valentine’s Day card.  A custom that started in the early 19th century, sending cards on Valentine’s Day has become a huge tradition – an estimated 145 million cards are bought each year for the Day of Love alone!



With so many options on the market, ranging from funny to sweet to sentimental, it’s become easier to express exactly how we feel through the pretty paper goods. Here are 10 stylish Valentine’s Day cards to let your friends, family and significant other know just how much you love them.

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Sweet and quirky Valentine’s Day cards for every situation

From the bacon lover

Have a serious affinity for all things bacon? Let your significant other know just how much you love them by sharing their ranking to the tasty breakfast treat. Bacon card, $6.70, Sea + Lake Paper Co.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Sea + Lake Paper Co. Credits: Style at Home

Sweet and quirky Valentine’s Day cards for every situation

For the new couple

Valentine’s Day can be awkward for the new couple – do you buy a gift or not? How do you say ‘I like you’ without saying ‘I love you’? This typographic card will let your beau know how you feel in a casually cool way. Your Face card, $5, The Paper Cub Co.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: The Paper Cub Co. Credits: Style at Home

Sweet and quirky Valentine’s Day cards for every situation

For your bestie

Valentine’s Day isn’t just a day to express romantic love – it’s the perfect time to let your bestie know just how much you appreciate them. Canadian paper goods artist Dani Kreeft creates her cards using personal snaps, like this sweet card with the message ‘To me, you make all the difference.’ Difference card, $4.50, Dani Press.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Dani Press Credits: Style at Home

Sweet and quirky Valentine’s Day cards for every situation

For the pun-ny couple

There’s nothing like a good pun, and there’s nothing like finding someone who loves a good pun as much as you do. Give a good giggle this Valentine’s Day with this adorable avocuddle card. Let’s Avocuddle card, $5, Queenie’s Cards.?

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Queenie's Cards Credits: Style at Home

Sweet and quirky Valentine’s Day cards for every situation

For the artist

When it comes to loving an artist, any old drug-store Valentine’s card just won’t do. Impress your creative lover with a card from Toronto-based Brockton Village, featuring hand-painted designs on 100% recycled paper. Holding hands card, $7, Brockton Village.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Brockton Village Credits: Style at Home

Sweet and quirky Valentine’s Day cards for every situation

For the couple with a sweet tooth

If you and your significant other share a love for the sweeter things in life, there’s no better comparison for your love than a sprinkled doughnut. Best to give this card with a box of the pastries to satisfy sugar cravings! Doughnut card, $4, I’ll Know It When I See It.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: I Know When I See It Credits: Style at Home

Sweet and quirky Valentine’s Day cards for every situation

For the long-distance relationship

When you’re in a long distance relationship, sometimes the simplest of messages mean the most. Honest, heartfelt and to-the-point, this card says it all in just three small words. I Miss You card, $7, In Haus Press.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: In Haus Press Credits: Style at Home

Sweet and quirky Valentine’s Day cards for every situation

For the blossoming bromance

Even bros can show their love on Valentine’s Day. This testosterone-fueled card is a totally manly way to let your bro know you appreciate them without all the mushy stuff. Bro Day card, $6, Ello There.

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Ello There Credits: Style at Home

Sweet and quirky Valentine’s Day cards for every situation

For the single ladies

If Valentine’s Day is for lovers, then Galentine’s Day is for the single ladies. Celebrate your independence with a card, bottle of wine and a night of fun with your single girlfriends. Happy Galentine's Day Card, $7, Little Low.?

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Little Low Credits: Style at Home

Sweet and quirky Valentine’s Day cards for every situation

For the design nerd

Have a partner that gets starry-eyed at mention of type? Get their heart pumping with this quirky card made specially for the design nerd in your life. Typography Valentine, $4, Red Letter Paper Co.?

By: Lauren McPhillips Source: Red Letter Paper Co. Credits: Style at Home

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