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You're a Southerner—etiquette and handwritten notes are part of your every day. You don't need us to tell you about the power of giving a handwritten Valentine's Day card to your better half or kiddos on Valentine's Day.

But perhaps you need us to steer you through the endless virtual aisles of holiday greeting cards? We happily accept the task and point you towards The online marketplace of independent artists and designers has a wonderful collection of Valentine's Day cards of both the humorous and sentimental varieties. Check out a few of our favorites below and shop them all at this link from as low was $3.98 a card.

olive you by gina grittner
thinking of you bouquet by alethea and ruth
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Meanwhile, if you're looking for romantic, personalized stationery to pour your feelings onto, Minted also has a variety of stellar options. Currently, we're loving At Dusk by Pixel and Hank (below left), Geometric Corner by Summer Winkelman (below right), Versailles by Juliana Zimmerman, and Classique by Kampai Designs. Personalized stationery starts from $35 for 15 cards.

At Dusk by Pixel and Hank
geometric corner by Summer Winkelman
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Now, if you need help channeling your inner Robert Burns, check out 120 Romantic Messages for Your Loved One  to get the wheels turning. Even if you started out with a little case of writer's block, we promise you'll soon be spewing poetry like Shakespeare.

Share with us: What's your favorite tip for writing Valentine's Day card for your loved ones?