2.10.2009

valentine's day.

My mom, of course, has tons of old weird/cool stuff. I love it. I credit the junk around our house as the main source of inspiration for all my creativity.

I was sending out some Valentine's Day packages and my mom brought out her collection of those old, corny valentines that you give/receive in elementary school. I had way more fun than I'd anticipated as I experienced some pretty pleasant nostalgia.

And the winners are. . .

Cutest. I seriously love this one.
Funniest/ most confusing.
All time ugliest. I dare someone to top this. I think the green blob (of watercolor?) to the right adds the perfect touch.
Also, I can't get enough of this song. It brings back some of the most pleasant nostalgic feelings I'm capable of experiencing. I remember listening to this with my mom when I was really little and thinking that Sam Cooke had the most beautiful voice imaginable. I still do.


6 comments:

Marie said...

I can't believe you don't like the puppy-dog eyes. Those were so big in the seventies.

You know, for the first several years of my life the only way I ever heard "Cupid" was when mom sang it. I was really surprised about how the actual melody sounded when I finally heard the real version. Love ya, mom!

mim said...

Hah! I love it!

whitney joy said...

the baloney one is wonderful!

Mark said...

I love those cards! A lot!

Amanda Jane said...

These made my day. They remind me of a card Whitney's first boyfriend gave her. I can't pick a favorite they all made me laugh.

Costi said...

love this post, love valentines day, love retro memories and music. this got me even more into the spirit.