20 Valentine Art Projects you can Gift your Loved Ones
Need a handmade, simple Valentine’s gift? There can’t be anything better than these easy to make Valentine Art Projects you can Gift your Loved Ones!
People often get stressed when days like Valentine’s Day come around – thinking about what to gift their loved ones. And if you’re thinking of getting something from the store, I agree – it can be stressful because everyone’s going to be doing the very same thing and you’ll just look like a copycat!
However, if you’re making something by hand, it’s going to be 100% original and unique – now no gift can beat that! What’s more, the options are endless, since you can turn your handmade creation into whatever you want it to be!
So that’s what we’re going to do today – we’ve rounded up 20 Valentine art projects that you can easily turn into gifts for your loved ones. There’s something in here for every age – even babies!
20 Valentine Art Projects you can Gift your Loved Ones
1. Kandinsky-inspired Heart Art
Kandinsky inspired art projects are a favorite with art teachers everywhere, and this one from Arty Crafty Kids is perfect for Valentine’s! We love how the hearts have replaced circles so beautifully!
2. 3 D Melted Crayon Valentine Heart
Need a unique card for your Valentine? This melted crayon card should do the trick! Make the art on a separate piece of paper and then stick it to your card. Choose complementing colors for the crayons and the card.
3. Sunburst Heart Painting
Isn’t this art work from Art Bar Blog absolutely frame worthy? That rainbow sunburst effect is just gorgeous! Turn it into wall art by framing it or make a smaller version for a card.
4. Chalk Painting Glitter Art
Hello, Wonderful takes Valentine’s Day to the glam level, by adding loads and loads of glitter. You can make all kinds of shapes with this technique and these would work well with cards for kids.
5. Thumbprint Art Bookmark
Here’s another practical gift to give your loved one this Valentine’s Day – a bookmark with your thumb prints on them! Cute little thumbs make for adorable little hearts, which are ideal for bookmarks.
6. Valentine’s Day Sponge Art
The Flying Couponer gives us a super simple sponge printing art which can be done by toddlers and preschoolers. You can get shaped sponges at craft stores, or simply cut up an existing sponge in the shape of a heart.
7. Stained Glass Heart Art
Don’t you just love stained glass art? They look so much like real stained glass, and with such little effort! Kitchen Table Classroom brings us a Valentine’s theme stained glass art projects that is perfect for framing.
8. Heart Spin Painting
Gift that special someone a garland made with hearts, and if you don’t want plain hearts, give them an arty spin! Projects with Kids gives us complete instructions on making these pretty spin art hearts.
9. Shaving Cream Marbled Hearts
Shaving cream is an underestimated art material, if you ask me! Natural Beach Living makes use of its versatility to create some gorgeously detailed hearts, that can be used to decorate cards or added to gift tags this Valentine’s.
10. Heart Chalk Stencil Art
This chalk painting stencil art from Buggy and Buddy reminds us of watching fireflies in the dark. The effect of chalk is lovely, and the shadows make it look like they’re glowing!
11. Fizzing Heart Eruption Art
Yes, your heart may be erupting with love this Valentine’s Day, but The Pinterested Parent is talking about a different kind of eruption, with this fizzing heart art!
12. Tie Dyed Heart Sun Catchers
Tie and Dye projects are the best, and this Valentine special from Happy Hooligans is no exception! Love how the colors look against the black background!
13. Sponge Painted Valentine’s Day Project
One of the best things about sponge painting is that it can be easily done by little kids. So get the toddlers and preschoolers involved in this Valentine’s Day celebrations with a fun project from The Resourceful Mama.
14. Simple Heart Resist Art
Get a few blank white canvases to create these resist hearts. Make each one in a different color, or go for a mix of colors, like the one shown here from Mama Papa Bubba.
15. Easy Heart Tote
Plain canvas bags are good for the environment – but they can be boring! Brighten up a canvas bag and turn it into a Valentine’s gift with this project from Clumsy Crafter – all you need is pencil and paint!
16. Baby Handprint Flowers Art
Now here’s a gift that baby c an make for Grandma and Grandpa – all with her own hands! Nanny She Can Do shows us how to turn baby handprints into the most adorable card ever!
17. Valentine’s Day Heart Fingerprint Tree
Here’s another one for preschoolers or early school goers – a Valentine tree! Stamping with their fingers is going to be so much fun, but messy too – so be prepared! Get the instructions over at Easy Peasy and Fun.
18. Mixed Media Heart Art Project
Ready to give the kids a little more of a challenge with their art? Try out this mixed media art project from Projects with Kids. They’re perfect to turn into little cards for classroom Valentines!
19. Chalk Pastel Heart Art
Red Ted Art shows us how chalk pastels can be used to create some really striking works of art. You can try all kinds of patterns, from sunburst to mosaic.
20. Black Glue Heart Art
This black glue art from Red Ted Art would make a great gift for a special someone, as long as it’s done neatly! Fill up a canvas with your art and frame it in a monochrome frame for maximum effect.
If you’d like more ideas for gifts to give out this Valentine’s Day, you might also like a reversible heart necklace, felt Valentine owl, a Valentine’s penguin photo holder or a Valentine’s Day clay teddy bear. Or make a complete gift basket filled with assorted handmade gifts – it’ll be the gift to beat all gifts!