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Funny Valentine’s Day cards

Keep Valentine’s Day casual this year and celebrate with silliness.

If flowery notes and sappy poetry make you want to cringe and your partner is more likely to giggle in the face of a grand romantic gesture, you are not alone. Lots of people find the ‘Hallmark holiday’ a bit over-the-top and would rather avoid the fuss.

If you would rather turn the whole day into a joke, we’ve found some of the best ‘anti-Valentine’s’ cards and messages on the Internet. Read on for the perfect antidote to Valentine’s Day mush: humour with a twist of cynicism.

5 reasons to replace that ‘I love you’ message in your Valentine’s Day card

Lets face it: Valentine’s Day is fun reason to get romantic, but probably not the most meaningful milestone in a relationship. Here’s why you should consider replacing the romance with humour.

  1. Often a silly and funny message is more romantic.
  2. If you plan on wooing a secret admirer, injecting a bit of humour will make you seem a bit cooler and a bit more casual.
  3. Funny messages are (duh!) more fun to write. There is less pressure to find that perfect turn of phrase and the moment when you give your gift will be more relaxed.
  4. It shows you don’t take yourself too seriously.
  5. Laughter heals all wounds!

How to write your own funny message

  • Keep away from things which may cause offence. Emotions have the tendency to run high on Valentine’s Day and you don’t want your message taken the wrong way.
  • Stick to appropriate messages that are silly and sweet rather than sharp.
  • Have a go at a funny poem. It doesn’t need to be a masterpiece to be appreciated, just honest and expressive.

If you're stuck for ideas, you can ‘choose a message out of a hat’ with a web based silly message generator. Just click ‘ Next Message’ for fun, unique (and sometimes naughty) messages.


Best Valentine’s Day cards with funny sayings

Cute Valentine's cards
Boohoo
Zombies Postcard for Valentine's Day
Zazzle
Jolly Awesome BAE Card
ASOS
We're the best Valentine's Card
Boohoo
Jolly Awesome Phwoarr Card
ASOS
Box set Valentine's Day card
Boohoo
Funny Valentine's Day Cards
Zazzle
Meh...You'll Do Funny Valentine's Day Card
Zazzle
Hotter than Gosling card
Zazzle
Peaceable Kingdom Scratch-Off Silly Jokes Super V...
Amazon
Hand Me a Banana
Zazzle
Do You Like Me? Cards
Zazzle

Valentine's Day Flowers

Classic Valentines
Flowers for Everyone
Grand Seduction
Interflora
Romeo & Juliet Pale Pink Roses
Flowers for Everyone

Best retailers for funny Valentine’s Day cards and gifts

vistaprint

Vistaprint

All of Vistaprint’s products can be personalised to include your own messages and images, perfect for the non-romantic on V-Day.


zazzle

Zazzle

Zazzle online graphic and printing site with a youthful vibe and a selection of funny Valentine’s Day option.


asos

ASOS

Asos has on trend Valentine’s Day items for twenty and thirty somethings.


fine-stationery

Fine Stationery

Fine Stationery take a more classy approach, but you can order the products printed with your personal funny message.


asos

Amazon

Amazon’s range is hard to beat, handy if you’re after obscure or off-beat Valentine’s Day gifts.


Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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