A Unique Gift For Your Valentine
Over 1 billion cards are sent and exchanged between loved ones around the world on Valentine’s Day. It’s the second most popular card giving day after Christmas. We are also going to guess that a large proportion of these cards are going to end up becoming landfill the next day.
Instead of giving your lover a mass produced pre-written Hallmark card covered in tacky red hearts and teddy bears, invest in an original piece of art and we promise it won’t be tossed out the next day.
Here is a collection of original and unique artwork on Bluethumb to inspire you. We’ve also included some fun and interesting facts about this day and of love.
Many believe the X symbol became synonymous with the kiss in medieval times. People who couldn’t write their names signed in front of a witness with an X. The X was then kissed to show their sincerity.
Girls of medieval times ate bizarre foods on St. Valentine’s Day to make them dream of their future spouse.
Physicians of the 1800s commonly advised their patients to eat chocolate to calm their pining for lost love.
73 percent of people who buy flowers for Valentine’s Day are men, while only 27 percent are women.
Over $1 billion worth of chocolate and 189 million stems of roses are sold in the U.S. on Valentine’s Day.
220,000 is the average number of wedding proposals on Valentine’s Day each year.
When Two Lovers Gaze At Each Others’ Eyes, Their Heart Rates Synchronize
Apparently, it will only take up to 4 minutes to decide whether you like someone or not. As such, if you want to make a good impression on someone, you have only got around 4 minutes to do so. Getting and keeping someone’s attention and attraction is believed to have more to do with body language and tone and speed of your voice rather than things that you actually say.
See this curation on our website here.