11 Ways to Paint Heart Rocks for Valentines Day

Valentines Day Rock Painting Ideas
My favorite rocks to collect on the beach or lakeside are heart shaped rocks.

I somehow feel like they are love messages from loved ones passed.

Collect all the heart or triangle shaped rocks you can find and paint a gorgeous variety of heart shaped rocks with my rock painting ideas below.

Which Valentine painted rock is your favorite?


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Not sure which paint to use on rocks?

Check out the I Love Painted Rocks guide to the best paints to use for painting rocks How to Paint Rocks

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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 1: Pixel Heart Rock

Step 1: Use a fine point paintbrush with red paint, to paint a series of squares to form a heart as shown.

Step 2: Add a few white squares as shown on one side as a highlight

Step 3: Add a few pink squares on the opposite side as shown

Step 4: Seal your rock to protect the paint for hiding outside. (not sure how to seal rocks? See our guide for how to seal painted rocks here)
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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 2: Bouquet of Roses Rock

Step 1: Use pink paint to paint a heart outline and fill it in.

Step 2: Use a fine point paintbrush and red paint to make roses as shown

Step 3: Use a fine point paintbrush and green stems as shown.

Step 4: Seal your rock to protect the paint for hiding outside. (not sure how to seal rocks? See our guide for how to seal painted rocks here)
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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 3: Be Mine Valentine Rock

Step 1: Use red paint to paint a heart outline and fill it in.

Step 2: Use a fine point paintbrush and black paint to add calligraphy inspired lettering as shown

Step 3: Use white, yellow and green paint to add a small daisy

Step 4: Seal your rock to protect the paint for hiding outside. (not sure how to seal rocks? See our guide for how to seal painted rocks here)
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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 4: Hug Me Conversation Heart Rock

Step 1: Use blue paint to paint a heart outline and fill it in.

Step 2: Use a narrow point paintbrush and white paint to write "hug me".

Step 3: Use a fine point brush with a slightly lighter shade of blue to add a highlight mark as shown.

Step 4: Seal your rock to protect the paint for hiding outside. (not sure how to seal rocks? See our guide for how to seal painted rocks here)
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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 5: Scallop Edge Doily Rock

Step 1: Use white paint to paint a heart outline and fill it in.

Step 2: Dip the blunt end of your paintbrush in white paint and use it to make a dotted border around the edge of the heart.

Step 3: Leaving some white edge, paint and fill in a red heart inside the white heart.

Step 4: Use pink paint to paint a smaller heart inside of the red heart.

Step 5: Seal your rock to protect the paint for hiding outside. (not sure how to seal rocks? See our guide for how to seal painted rocks here)
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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 6: Buffalo Check Plaid Heart Rock

Step 1: Use white paint to paint a heart outline and fill it in.

Step 2: Use a fine tip brush and red paint to paint a checkerboard pattern over the white.

Step 3: On every other line of checks, fill in the white spaces with pink paint.

Step 4: Seal your rock to protect the paint for hiding outside. (not sure how to seal rocks? See our guide for how to seal painted rocks here)
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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 7: Striped Heart Rock

Step 1: Use red paint to paint a heart outline and fill it in.

Step 2: Use a fine point paint brush and white paint to add horizontal lines to the heart.

Step 3: Seal your rock to protect the paint for hiding outside. (not sure how to seal rocks? See our guide for how to seal painted rocks here)
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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 8: Arrow Through a Heart Rock

Step 1: Use pink paint to paint a heart outline and fill it in.

Step 2: Use a fine point paint brush and blue paint to add an arrowhead on one side of the rock and an arrow tail coming out the other side. Add a dashed in the middle of the heart.

Step 3: Seal your rock to protect the paint for hiding outside. (not sure how to seal rocks? See our guide for how to seal painted rocks here)
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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 9: Cross Stitch Heart Rock

Step 1: Use white paint to paint a heart outline and fill it in.

Step 2: Dip the blunt end of your paintbrush in white paint and use it to make a dotted border around the edge of the heart.

Step 3: Using a fine tip brush and red, yellow and green paint to X's to suggest cross stitch as shown.

Step 5: Seal your rock to protect the paint for hiding outside. (not sure how to seal rocks? See our guide for how to seal painted rocks here)
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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 10: Polka Dot Heart

Step 1: Use pink paint to paint a heart outline and fill it in.

Step 2: Dip the blunt end of your paintbrush in white paint and use it to make a dotted pattern on the heart.

Step 3: Seal your rock to protect the paint for hiding outside. (not sure how to seal rocks? See our guide for how to seal painted rocks here)
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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 11: Human Heart

Step 1: Use red paint to paint a narrow heart outline and fill it in.

Step 2: Use a fine tip brush and blue, yellow and red paint to add veins and arteries as shown in the photo

Step 3: Seal your rock to protect the paint for hiding outside. (not sure how to seal rocks? See our guide for how to seal painted rocks here)
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That's the collection!

Here are all 11 fabulous Valentine inspired rocks--which one is your favorite?
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I love this Be Mine!
Be Mine heart rock for Valentine's Day - how to paint rocks for valentines day with these 11 rock painting ideas.


If you love this painted rocks project, don't forget to share it!

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Natalie Shaw blogger at Doodlecraft

About the Author:

Natalie Shaw is a Craft/DIY blogger at Doodle Craft. She loves sci-fi, fantasy and video game geekery and that comes out in many of her projects. She posts budget conscious DIY’s, crafts, jewelry, kid friendly projects, upcycled treasures and other fun on her blog 5 days a week.You can find her on TwitterFacebookPinterest, and Instagram.

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