Though Valentine’s Day 2020 is over, love is always in the air! Take a cue from this sweet styled shoot when planning your Spring nuptials or even a date night: delicate details, family mementos, and a romantic color scheme. Lauren Roberts, owner of Line Avenue Calligraphy, and loops us in below on her and the team’s vision for this charming dinner setup.
Inspiration for this shoot was entirely drawn from my mother’s pink Versace china that Brianna Belton and I were determined to use one day. The china has a beautiful color story of pinks, reds, blues, and gold perfect for a Valentine’s day dinner with vibes of early spring brought out by the butterfly pattern with lady bugs throughout and even gold butterfly wings as handles.
Brianna chose the most beautiful pink and white linens for the table paired with gold chairs and silverware perfectly complimenting the china. We wanted a romantic vibe that showed hints of early spring in a light and airy atmosphere. I recently remodeled a home with an entirely white interior that was perfect for this shoot. The atmosphere was exactly as we hoped despite the dreary, rainy weather Louisiana was experiencing that day.
The paper goods were delicate pieces of merlot, pink, and white handmade papers with romantic gold calligraphy capturing the couple’s love for each other through their vows. The florals echoed the deep red tones of the paper goods but kept a light and organic feel of spring with crisp white and yellow ranunculus, sweet peas, and blackberries throughout. Vintage gold butterflies served as escort cards with handwritten calligraphy and embellishments to the table. With a variety of fruit-filled pink drinks, cannolis, cookies, and chocolate covered strawberries, I can’t imagine a more romantic set up for me and my Valentine.
Photographer: Laura Caraway Photography | florals & stylist: Brianna Belton Design | paper goods & calligraphy: Line Avenue Calligraphy | linens: Latavola Linens | sweets: Uptown Downtown Ruston