Thinking of a February Wedding?

How About A Valentine's Day Wedding?

by Esther Agyapong

Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days to propose because it is one of the year’s most romantic days. If your proposal happened on Valentine’s, you could follow suit by also having your wedding on Valentine’s Day. Most weddings that happen in February are also considered Valentine weddings. Meaning couples can incorporate aspects of the celebration into their special Day. Think of heart motifs as part of the wedding décor or a color palette that speaks valentine and romance. A valentine’s day wedding can be stunning, and all you have to know is which beautiful details to incorporate. Here are 11 of our favorite valentine’s day wedding ideas for the perfect lovey-dovey wedding.

  • Themed Wedding Invitations

While you may not go all out and cover your wedding invites in hearts, it is important to give guests a taste of what is to come. A red and pink palette could beautifully represent the valentine’s theme on your invites without going overboard. It’ll give your guests a glimpse of what to expect.

  • The Valentine’s Color Scheme

When you think of Valentine’s Day, three primary colors come to mind- red, pink, and purple. So, if you want a valentine’s day color scheme, these are the colors to focus on. Work these three into your décor and other wedding details for the best effect. To make things uniform, you can have the classic black-and-white color scheme as your base. Then add red, pink, and purple pops throughout your wedding details. You could also branch out with shades of these colors and add metallics like gold and silver for an extra luxury vibe.

  • Lighting and Atmosphere

The valentine’s mood is soft, cozy, and romantic. Using candles as the lighting at your wedding is one of the ways to achieve this effect. After all, nothing says romance like a beautiful candlelight dinner. Tea lights in an intimate setting can also help to set this mood.

  • Flowers

For the perfect valentine’s effect, ensure that winter flowers are part of your décor. For the best outcome, go for options that come in red, pink, purple, or white. Some flowers you could use include red roses, tulips, amaryllis, peonies, lilies, and orchids.

  • L-O-V-E Marquee Letters

For your valentine’s day vibe, get Marquee letters that spell the word love. These letters are a great way to add lighting to your event and fill up any random spaces. It highlights what you’re celebrating at your wedding.

  • Wedding Dress

Since colorful wedding dresses are trending, how about rocking one for your valentine’s day wedding? You could choose to wear a gorgeous red gown for your celebration. Other colors that also work include blush or a white dress with red or pink embroidery.

  • Grooms Wear

Instead of the regular black or blue tux, how about wearing burgundy for your celebration? You can pair this with a lovely black bow tie and keep your accessories minimal. It’s a beautiful way to achieve a timeless look at your wedding.

  • Bridesmaid Dresses

There is no better time to put your bridesmaids in a velvet dress than at a wedding in February. As long as your wedding holds in the fall or the winter, this valentine’s bridesmaid outfit works. Go for a deep crimson shade for the best effect.

  • Signature Drinks

Another way that you can celebrate the season of love at your wedding is by using your signature cocktails. Go for pink drinks with red garnishes like strawberries or cherries, and top these off with edible gold flakes. You can also switch out the regular nut bar treats for chocolate kisses and other valentine’s day candy.

  • Sweet Treats

Speaking of candy, one way to celebrate valentine’s at your wedding is to ensure no shortage of treats. Serve decadent desserts like chocolate-dipped fruits or chocolate cake drizzled in syrup. You can also go for flavors like red velvet and strawberry shortcake.

  • Wedding Cake

Wedding trends suggest that more and more couples are upping their wedding cake game. To include the valentine’s vibe, you have your cake decorated with pink and red sugar roses. It’ll not only be delicious, but it’ll look gorgeous.

In Conclusion

A wedding happening in February or on February the 14th calls for a nod to the beautiful romance of valentine’s. So, feel free to incorporate these ideas and other valentine’s day inspirations into your celebration, no matter your theme. Best of luck!

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