Pastel Splattered Hearts for Valentines


Valentine conversation hearts add so much color to the month of February! Inspired by the bins of Valentine candy I saw at the grocery store I  made some pastel splattered  hearts for Valentines Day. They can be used to make cards, garlands or for other valentine creations.Inspiration for splattered pastel valentine hearts-myflowerjournal

Valentine Pastel Splattered

First I did some washes of watercolor on watercolor paper. You could skip this step and use pastel colored cardstock, but I like the texture and variation in color a watercolor wash gives.

Watercolor backgrounds for splattered paint hearts-myflowerjournalMy favorite brush and the paint I use to create splattered paint flower art is found in this post of FAQ on

Use a size 8 round acrylic brush and splatter white acrylic craft paint on your paper. Use acrylic craft paint found in a bottle not a tube. Load your brush with lots of paint and flick it across your finger. You can see a video of how I splatter here. Turn your paper different directions so the splatters have a random feel to them. Here are some tips making a messy project like splatter painting easier to clean up.

Load your brush with paint and flick it across your index finger to create the splatters for your splattered paint

Splattered acyrlic paint on a watercolor background for valentine hearts-myflowerjournal

After the paint splatters dry use a heart shaped stencil or cookie cutter and trace hearts on your splattered paper.After you cut them out you can use a white gel pen or Sharpie paint pen to add some small white hearts.Valentine Pastel Splattered


FAQ and a video on how I splatter paint is found here.

Here are some more Valentine art ideas: Watercolor Hearts and Roses, Watercolor Heart and Flower Wreath, Splattered Paint Cards

I will be sharing this on Feathered Nest, Inspiration Gallery, Romantic Home, Paint Party Friday, Savvy Southern Style. A Stroll Thru Life, StoneGable, Tweak it Tuesday

5 Responses to Pastel Splattered Hearts for Valentines

  1. I love the spontaneity of those hearts! And doing your own color hearts on watercolor paper makes it all more ‘real’ and artistic.

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