Did you find your sweet heart?
Used sparingly, a repeated shape is a clever way to unite your wedding details. A heart shape may be the most obvious wedding motif, but it can also easily be the cheesiest. So we challenged ourselves to find fresh, stylish ways to feature hearts in your wedding décor. We're now officially declaring hearts cool again.
A heart is probably the first shape you learned to draw. It's become the quintessential notebook doodle, and when several are displayed on a letterpress wedding invitation, they add a charming, nostalgic touch.
Rows of hand-stamped mini hearts give plain white escort cards a cheerful, laid-back look.
A sparkly sequin heart adds a touch of whimsy to this sophisticated all-white wedding cake.
Imagine how dapper your heartthrob would look in this (reversible!) vintage-fabric bow tie.
When applied to a clean background of white fondant, scattered red hearts and heart-shaped balloons provide a strong graphic element that feels surprisingly modern.
Flourishing calligraphy is as traditional as you can get—but arranging the text in the shape of a heart (and using a single shade of scarlet-colored ink) adds a dash of quirkiness.
Canapés shaped like hearts? Now that's inventive, especially when garnished with sophisticated ingredients like beet julienne, fennel, pea shoot slaw, and goat cheese mousse.
Tiny red hearts + rugged kraft paper is a can't-fail combination: These DIY programs are crafty, simple, and sweet.
This super sweet ring pillow can be displayed in your home, post-wedding.
Decorate your cupcakes with these sleek wire toppers.
Use this garland of hand-cut paper hearts to decorate your ceremony altar or a dessert table.
Heartthemed jewelry can be cloying and adolescent. But this interlocking heart bracelet (which comes in silver, gunmetal, gold, and rose gold) is very grown-up. Its haphazard, hand-hewn quality captures the heart shape's sweetness with a touch of irony.
There's something charmingly rogue about having your initials seared into a wooden heart with a hot branding iron. These boutonnieres would fit right in at a rustic celebration in the mountains or on a ranch.
These graphic, heart-shaped cookies are an ideal take-home wedding favor.
These hand-painted wooden figurines are customized to match your wedding attire.