Not Your Average Valentines-Themed Wedding

In celebration of the month of love and romance, I wanted to challenge the stereotypes of Valentine’s Day wedding cliches. What are some ways you can incorporate hearts, red roses, chocolates, and Cupid subtly into your wedding? How can you show your love of the holiday without it screaming typical February wedding? Here are some ideas I’ve gathered in order to help those February-loving brides:

Instead of having a white cake layered with dozens of fiery red roses, try an arrangement of pinks and creams elegantly mixed in. Plus, this cake topper is simply adorable!

Here are more ways to use Cupid’s arrow in your wedding:

Picking these beautiful pale pink bridesmaids dresses with cream accents can show off your favorite Valentine’s Day colors:

Bright reds and modern typeface invitations can add a contemporary twist to your Valentine’s-themed wedding. Adding a heart banner detail or a goodie bag of Hershey kisses couldn’t hurt either:

If you simply adore red roses and must have them on your big day, admire this floral arch and the combination of elegance with rustic touches:

Despite the cliches, everyone knows rose petals must be used at a wedding! Look at this lush aisle covered in pale pink petals:

How can you say no to an utterly romantic cake like this one for a Valentine’s wedding?

Finally, mixing shades of red and pink with a neutral or metallic will subtly show your love of this lovely holiday and your trendy taste:

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