Valentine’s Day is a great time to show your love to a romantic partner or someone who you enjoy spending time with and are thankful for. One of the best ways you can do so is to create something for them, such as a painting. Below you’ll find 50 different Valentines painting ideas you can try out. To find out more about them and how you can make them, you’ll want to keep reading.
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This painting features two flamingos holding their heads together so it forms a heart. This cute painting also features “Love” written in cursive across the top. You can paint this picture on a canvas or a piece of paper.
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Hearts Dangling Off Tree
This stunning painting is a dazzling option to paint for Valentine’s Day. Featuring the silhouette of a tree against a pink sky, you can paint a few black hearts hanging off of its branches.
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Love Canvas Print
The Love Canvas Print has a background of red and white stripes with “Love” painted diagonally across it. You can also paint the “o” in “Love” with glitter paint to add some sparkle to the painting.
This simple Valentine’s Day painting idea requires you to grab some paint and a few rocks. After cleaning the rocks off, you can paint hearts, swirls, and other similar designs on the rocks in various shades of pink, red, and white.
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To make this painting, you can paint a quick watercolor background of yellow and green on a canvas. Then, draw some black stems from the bottom and paint red hearts on top of them so they look like flowers.
Night Champagne Scene
This stunning painting depicts two champagne glasses being clinked together under the night sky and bubbles coming out of them in the shape of a heart. While it might take some time to paint, the recipient is sure to be amazed.
Abstract Heart Picture
This abstract heart picture features a half-gray and half-red background and a large heart painted in the middle with swirls coming out of it. This painting is ideal for those who enjoy contemporary artwork.
If you’re on the search for a Valentine’s Day painting for a musical lover, this might be ideal. You can paint two musical notes in the shape of a heart. The background will also catch the eye of many thanks to its stunning mixture of different shades of red.
Love Polka-Dot Painting
To make this polka-dot painting you just need to grab a canvas and drop some polka-dots on top of it with colors like purple, pink, and blue. However, before you do so, tape off areas on the canvas to spell “Love” so they remain white when you’re done painting polka-dots on the canvas.
You can grab a clean rock and paint this cute ladybug scene on top of it. You can paint some green lines on the bottom to make grass and then paint two ladybugs on the rock holding hands.
Rustic Heart Painting
Painters can make a cute heart out of wood panels and then paint each panel different shades of red, pink, and white. You could also rub some sandpaper on top of the paint once it has dried to give it a rustic look.
Valentine’s Day Cupcake
This cute painting features a fluffy cupcake with a cherry on the top in a heart shape and heart-shaped sprinkles. You can leave the cupcake as it is or paint a soft white heart in the background over the cupcake.
You can grab some canvas paper and paint different colors of yellow, orange, red, pink, and white coming out of the center of the paper. Once these colors have dried, you can then paint a red heart in the middle.
This canvas features a soft gray background with the silhouette of a tree winding through the center of it. You can then paint two birds sitting together on one of the branches and red hearts around the tree to provide a beautiful contrast.
Watercolor Candy Hearts
To make this painting, you just need to paint some watercolor candy hearts around the front of a piece of paper. You can then write a small message on one of them, such as “Love You” or write unique messages on each heart.
Gold Foil Painting
Painters can make a quick pink and red watercolor backsplash on a piece of paper and then wait for it to dry before pasting gold foiled words on the top that display a Valentine’s Day message.
Valentine’s Day Mason Jars
If you want to paint something for Valentines’ Day, but not do a canvas painting, you might consider this option. You can grab some Mason jars and paint them in various shades of red and pink. You can then decorate them with hearts.
For those who have a Pokemon lover in their life, this painting is a cute idea to try. You can paint a Poke ball on the front and then write “You Caught My Heart” over it.
Romantic Woodland Painting
This romantic woodland painting depicts a bird tree with you and your lover’s initials carved into it. On a side branch, you can then paint two birds sitting together with hearts above their heads.
You can make this heart tree painting by first making a background of red or purple on a canvas. Once it has dried, you can then paint a black tree silhouette on top and then fill in the top of the tree with hearts that are in various colors and sizes.
Love Reclaimed Wood Board
This reclaimed wood board features three wood panels painted with red and “Love” written down the middle of it. You can write it regularly or change the “o” into a heart.
Be Mine Rock
This simple Valentine’s painting requires only a rock and red, white, and black paint. After wiping the rock off, you can create outlines of hearts across the rock in black. You can then paint in the outlines with red and white.
Coffee Cup Scene
You can paint this coffee cup scene by drawing red coffee cups on the bottom of the canvas and white steam coming out of the cups that eventually forms into the shape of a heart.
You can paint a cute garden gnome on the front of a rock with them holding a heart. You can use whatever colors you desire and can give it to someone to use indoors or out in their garden.
To make this XOXO pallet, simply grab a wood panel, paint it white, and then write in large letters XOXO down it. You can leave it as it is when you’re done or paint small hearts around the letters.
If you’re on the search for some kid-friendly Valentine’s paintings, this is a cute idea to try. Just have a child make red handprints on a piece of paper. Then, cut them out and glue them to a different piece of paper. After doing so, paint green stems down from the hands so they look like flowers.
Love Bug Painting
The Love Bug Painting can be done by painting a green background and then a colorful flower peeking out of the side with a ladybug in the middle of it. You can then write “Love Bug” at the bottom of your masterpiece.
Gemstone Heart Painting
Painters can create a stunning gemstone heart to surprise someone for Valentine’s Day. Featuring different shades of red, pink, and white, your heart gemstone is sure to surprise the recipient.
Heart Stamp Painting
This simple painting can be done by taking a paper towel roll, forming it into the shape of a heart, and then dipping it into red paint. Once you do so, you can stamp the heart across a piece of paper in different patterns.
You can make this love compass by buying or creating your own small wood paneling and then painting two white arrows across the middle. Once it has dried, you can then write “love” between each arrow space.
Fingerprint Heart Tree
This fingerprint heart tree can be made by first painting a black tree silhouette in the middle of a piece of paper. You can then stamp red and pink fingerprints around the tree so that it eventually forms a large heart.
Heart Wine Bottle
You can take an old wine bottle and then paint a base layer of white on it. Once this has dried, you can paint large hearts around it. You can then fill it with flowers or twinkling lights.
This simple polka-dot heart painting can be done by painting a large red heart on top of a white background. You can then put white polka-dots in the heart to add an interesting color contrast.
Wine Heart Painting
This painting depicts wine being poured into a wine bottle but slightly coming out of the top in the shape of a red heart. The painting can be made with a red and white background with small red heart outlines scattered on it.
Melting Hearts Envelope
If you plan to hand out Valentine’s Day cards, you can paint these interesting envelopes to put them in. You can make melting watercolor hearts in various colors on the outside and colorful hearts inside the envelope to surprise the recipient when they open it.
Red and White Pinecones
You can grab some pinecones and then paint a few white and the others red. You can place them on a table for a romantic dinner or elsewhere to celebrate this holiday.
Heart Snow Scene
This heart snow scene features a beautiful snowy winter day with a tree in the middle adorned with colorful hearts. You can even add a swing hanging from one of the limbs.
Dangling Hearts Card
To make this simple card, you just need to draw some thin black lines down from the top of the paper and then a black heart outline at the end of them. You can then color the hearts in with red and pink paint.
Heart Flower Pot
This painting idea features a terracotta flower pot with green leaves that have heart flowers at the end of them. You can make this painting as large or as small as you’d like depending on your preferences.
Sponge painting leaves a unique texture to your artwork making this painting idea good for those looking to do something different. You can tape off the center of a piece of paper in the shape of a heart and then dab the sponge around the edge of it. When you remove the tape from the card, you’ll find a beautiful white heart surrounded by a pink and red background.
Simple Heart Rocks
To make these heart rocks, you’ll want to gather about five or six clean rocks and paint them white. Once this layer has dried, you can then paint a red heart in the middle of each.
Missing You Puzzle Painting
For those who are missing someone on this day, you could try this painting. Simply paint a large heart and inside it make little puzzle pieces. However, leave one space free and write “Missing You” inside it.
This whimsical painting features swirling patterns of purple, blue, and white with flowers and hummingbirds serving as the centerpieces. You can leave the painting as is, or add some hearts in the background.
This Valentine’s Day painting design features a bright red heart with large wings flying through thick fluffy clouds. This fun painting idea can be done with both acrylics and watercolors.
Striped Mason Jars
These striped Mason jars can be made by painting red, pink, or white vertical stripes down the side of a Mason jar. Once the stripes have dried, you can then paint hearts around the circumference of the jar.
Chalkboard Heart Jar
To make this chalkboard heart jar you first want to tape off a small heart in the front of it. Then, paint the jar with chalkboard paint. Once the paint has dried, remove the tape and you’ll have a heart window.
Heart Branch with Birds
This cute painting features a swirling red background (in the shape of a heart) with a long black tree branch coming out of the side of the canvas. At the end of the branch are two birds sitting together.
Swirling Heart Canvas
This stunning swirling heart painting features numerous colors that all connect together to form a heart. You can use whatever colors you desire, although red is recommended to emphasize the heart.
This painting can be made by painting a blue background and then a thick tree trunk and a few branches coming out of it. In the middle of the trunk you can paint a carved heart and write “Love” in it.
Be Mine Canvas
You can make this canvas painting by first painting a deep red background and then three colorful hearts across the bottom of it. Once it has dried, you can paint “Be Mine” across the top of the hearts.
If you’re looking for some beautiful Valentine’s Day painting ideas, definitely keep these options in mind. They not only are fun to create, but are sure to surprise the recipient. Better yet, they don’t require numerous materials making them affordable options to celebrate this holiday with.