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Vintage valentines, funny and sweet

Here are some vintage valentines, funny and sweet, that I’ve come across over the years. Vintage Valentines from years gone by that might keep you guessing, and definitely giggling.  The puns are so punny, some are completely socially inappropriate and others just don’t make sense at all anymore. Find more on my Valentine Pinterest board! And be sure to check out vintage valentines Part 2.

vintage valentines
I’m feeling faint… losing a lot of blood with this creepy blood-dripping-down the arrows Valentine
vintage valentines

I hope this was a special valentine purchased for that one special someone, not purchased in a box of 35 for your whole 3rd grade class, breaking hearts all over town with the promise of ‘some day’.


vintage valentines
More like… “Hey Valentine, I need a nappy change- on the double?!”


vintage valentines

So, what is going on here? Is he trying to say, “I may be a chubby kid, but I promise to slim down when I become a man”, so please be my Valentine?


vintage valentines

I think this is really a waterhorse dressed as a frog or a salamander in shorts perhaps…


vintage valentines

Didn’t you play ‘court’ when you were little, right after that tea party? I’m seeing a little Valentine role play coming on…

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So cute, I’d like this a wallpaper somewhere in my house.


  1. vintage valentines part 2 - noelle o designs

    February 8, 2017 at 7:10 am

    […] second installment of vintage valentines from my collection, equally as shocking and hilarious as part 1, perhaps even more so… Or I’m gonna take this […]

  2. Valentine play on words - noelle o designs

    February 9, 2017 at 8:49 am

    […] and even a couple of cards that might get you slapped. Check out some pretty great vintage cards here and here. […]

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