Nat King Cole & Valentine’s Day Wedding Inspiration

This Valentine’s Day plan a wedding that not only embodies your love for one another, but literally spells it out. Read this holiday’s ode on how to strategically incorporate some festive romance into your big day. In honor of our favorite artist Nat King Cole and his beloved hit, “L-O-V-E” continue down the page for some inspiration that ought to be from Cupid himself.

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Photo Courtesy of WeddingWire

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Photo Courtesy of Blush Bridal

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 Photo Courtesy of Deer Pearl Flowers

 

L – is for the way we look at this dress. This fabulous, yet tasteful open back gown highlights the best of romance with its lace design.

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Photo Courtesy of David’s Bridal

O – is for the only cocktail your guests will need. Read the recipe below to add this lovely prosecco “love potion” to your drink menu.

 

“The Love Potion Cocktail”

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE BLACKBERRY SYRUP

1/3 cup blackberries, plus 8 more for garnish

1/3 cup water

1/3 cup sugar

FOR THE COCKTAIL

1 bottle of prosecco or champagne

FOR THE GARNISH

4 sprigs of thyme

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a small saucepan, bring the blackberried, water and sugar to a boil. Turn to low and let simmer for 10 minutes. Strain blackberries and let syrup cool.
  2. Add 2 tbsp. of syrup to the bottom of each glass. Top with champagne and add in a sprig of thyme and 2 blackberries!

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Photo & Recipe Courtesy of Lark and Linen

V – is for these very, very extraordinary invitations. These invites classily pair a pantone pink with some of the key elements of Valentine’s day. The invite is playful enough to incite some excitement into your guests as they prepare for your big day, but also keeps your invites sophisticated and well designed.

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Photo Courtesy of Elegant Wedding Invites

 E – is even more than anyone can adore these table arrangements.

The light pink paired with the lighter colored florals again help keep an even design theme. These table top pieces are simple and help eliminate clutter that comes along with an over-the-top holiday. The touches of gold also help with lightning, and give your tables that desirable high-end feel.

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 Photo Courtesy of Weddingz.In

Love was made for your flower girl and this dress.

This light pink dress adds to your whimsical scheme and even your flower girl will fall in love with its design. Pictured here this dress even makes a good piece for a romantic beach wedding for here in Tampa Bay.

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Photo Courtesy of Dressy Women

Take my heart and please don’t break it with this four layered gradient cake. To go with your festive color scheme, this beautiful multi-colored crafted cake is the true gem of your wedding. Your guests will practically swoon over this “artsy” cake.

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Photo Courtesy of Something Like Sugar

Love is more than a game for two – it’s also you in these shoes. These gorgeous Gucci heels are the perfect contrast to your wedding gown, and compliment your color scheme perfectly.

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Photo Courtesy of Style Me Pretty

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