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With Cinco de Mayo just around the corner, we thought we should celebrate with a margarita. What’s better than a margarita on a warm sunny day? A lavender margarita, of course! It’s pretty and perfect, and the recipe chosen from the Cooking Channel is SO simple!  This cocktail reminds us of summer! Anyone that knows us knows that summer season is our fav. We even designed The Gatsby Collection with our summer brides in mind. Our mint rompers and robes have the tiniest hint of lavender, and we just adore them. You know what? We are totally crushing on lavender lately, huh? Prepare to fall in love with this cocktail recipe. Oh, and Happy Cinco de…lavender!

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Photo from the Cooking Channel TV

Whether you happen to be searching for your upcoming birthday party, bridal shower, bachelorette weekend, or just happy hour like us, we found the perfect cocktail for you! This recipe is is easy, breezy, and most of all, pretty! Love Ophelia has a new favorite drink for summertime!

The Lavender Margarita 

INGREDIENTS

2 oz. silver tequila
1/2 oz. Cointreau
1 oz. lavender simple syrup
1/2 lime
sugar
dried lavender
TOOLS:
shaker
strainer
rocks glass
citrus squeezer
DIRECTIONS

In a shaker, combine 2 oz. silver tequila, 1/2 oz. Cointreau, 1 oz. simple syrup and the juice of half a lime and let sit.

On a plate, mix the sugar and dried lavender and use it to rim the outside of a rocks glass.
Fill the glass with ice. Shake and strain the contents of the strainer into the glass. And of course, garnish with fresh lavender.

Gatsby set

Our brand new Gatsby set. Perfect for sipping on lavender margaritas all day!

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Bundle of lavender love from Shutterstock

Lavender Robe

One last little hint of lavender from Love Ophelia, the Serendipity bridesmaid robe.

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