free valentine clipart.
Scroll down to view a short and sweet selection of printable clip art for Valentines Day. To print any of these designs, just right click on any image you like and select a SAVE option from your drop down menu. This will save the image to your picture file, from where you can reduce or enlarge it as needed before printing. Then print it out on card paper and send it to your sweetheart.
Valentine's Day is a holiday celebrated on February 14th of every year in the Americas and in Europe. Traditionally on this day, lovers express their love for each other by giving gifts such as cards, flowers, or candy. These gifts are known as valentines. The colors associated with Valentine's Day are primarily pink and red. The symbols of Valentine's Day are heart-shaped figures and cupids.
The holiday is named after two Christian martyrs named Valentine (a rather common name back then). The day became associated with romantic love in the Middle Ages, when the tradition of "courting" was in style.
FUN FACTS ABOUT VALENTINES DAY:
Richard Cadbury produced the first box of chocolates for Valentine's Day in the late 1800's.
More than 35 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine's Day.
Fifteen percent of American women send themselves flowers on Valentine's Day.
Roughly 189 million long-stemmed roses are sold in the U.S. on Valentine's Day.
Approximately one billion Valentines are sent out worldwide each year, according to estimates by the U.S. Greeting Card Association.
Valentine's Day is celebrated in Canada, Mexico, England, France, Australia, Denmark, Italy and the United States.
Every Valentine's Day, the Italian city of Verona, where Shakespeare's fictitious lovers Romeo and Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet.
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