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A Vintage Valentines: Your favourite cards announced!

Feb 23rd, 2011
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To help celebrate Valentine’s Day this year we gave you the chance to glance through Valentines gone by, through our vintage cards from past eras. At Hallmark, we have been helping you say and seal those three special words in cards for more than a century. However, the way in which people say ‘I Love You’ has changed a great deal over the years and so have the card designs.

What’s more, this year we made you a part of Hallmark’s future, as we asked you to pick your favourite cards from the past by voting for a range of vintage treasures via Facebook and Twitter. So, after a long journey from the roaring 1920s through to the groovy 1970s you decided which cards were to be actually made into a special vintage range for Valentine’s Day 2012!

Here are the results along with the overall winning card from all the eras…..

Love from everyone at Hallmark

1920's

1920’s

1920s
You thought this cutesy cupid was the perfect way for secret admirers to ‘tag’ the one they love…

 

1930's

1930’s

1930s
You loved the adorable vintage design and super sweet words on this card from the 1930s…

 

1940's

1940’s

1940s
Again, loving words are the way to your hearts with this ‘Husband’ card. It seems the retro forties belle and romantic rhyme won it for you…

 

1950's

1950s

1950s
OVERALL WINNER!!

This cute 1950s card proved to be the one you want to fly away with as it was your overall favourite out of all the cards we showed you!

 

1960's

1960’s

1960s
You loved the bright psychedelic design of this card proving the feeling of hippy-style peace and love is still popular today…

 

1970's

1970’s

1970s
The flutter of your heart was captured perfectly by this pretty butterfly design with heart motif wings…

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