This Valentine’s Day we’re feeling rather sentimental, looking back over love filled posts from our past and reliving the heartwarming feelings they’ve given us. From true love shared though writing, to something a bit more naughty, enjoy a few of our favorite expressions of love.
Love is Uplifting
Now this guy knows how to make a girl smile… Cory Williams surprised his girlfriend Kristen with a valentine dropping right out of the air. Nothing could be warmer than his bright red heart over the snowy Alaskan landscape. Williams says, “The idea for this was to remind us that our hearts will always lead us to each other.”
Love is Expressive
A love letter is just a piece of paper, but those heartfelt words last forever. That sentiment is shared in these beautiful love letters between famous creative minds from history. In this case, Frida Kahlo to Diego Rivera:
Truth is, so great, that I wouldn’t like to speak, or sleep, or listen, or love. To feel myself trapped, with no fear of blood, outside time and magic, within your own fear, and your great anguish, and within the very beating of your heart. All this madness, if I asked it of you, I know, in your silence, there would be only confusion. I ask you for violence, in the nonsense, and you, you give me grace, your light and your warmth. I’d like to paint you, but there are no colors, because there are so many, in my confusion, the tangible form of my great love.
Love is Inside
Love isn’t just a wonderful thing we feel, it’s a very real biological reaction in our brains. That was shown to be true when researchers from a number of universities teamed up to look at 100 men and women under an MRI machine. Incredibly, the results showed that romantic love actually affects brain architecture.
Love is (Delightfully) Messy
Looking for an artistic twist on love? The Allure Art Package is a gift that gives you all the supplies you need to make your own unique abstract painting while you, ahem, get down.
Love is Iconic
When it comes to love, few are more timeless or lasting than those found in the movies. They have such an impact on our culture, you can even identify them from their clothes alone:
Love is Delicious
Ok, love isn’t just delicious, it’s also complicated. In fact, it’s kind of like sharing the very last cookie:
Love is Forever
True love lasts for a lifetime, and even beyond. Nothing shows that better than these two graves in the Netherlands with small hands clasped forever across a dividing wall. Read the beautiful story behind these two lovers, here.