Valentine's Day Rock Painting Ideas: 11 Ways to Paint Heart Rocks (2024)

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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 rocks with my valentine inspired rock painting ideas below.

Which Valentine painted rock is your favorite?

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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 1: How to Paint a 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: How to Paint a 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 ourguide for how to seal painted rocks here)

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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 3: How to Paint aBe 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 ourguide for how to seal painted rocks here)

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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 4: How to Paint aHug 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 ourguide for how to seal painted rocks here)

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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 5: How to Paint aScallop 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 ourguide 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 ourguide for how to seal painted rocks here)

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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 7: How to Paint aStriped 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 ourguide for how to seal painted rocks here)

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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 8: How to Paint aArrow 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 ourguide for how to seal painted rocks here)

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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 9: How to Paint aCross 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 ourguide for how to seal painted rocks here)

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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 10: How to Paint aPolka 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 ourguide for how to seal painted rocks here)

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Valentine's Day Painted Rock 11: How to Paint aHuman Heart Rock

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 ourguide for how to seal painted rocks here)

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That's the collection!

Here are all 11 fabulous painted Valentine rocks--which one is your favorite?

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I love this Be Mine!

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

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If you are inspired by this rock painting collection and decide to make your own, won't you share?

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If you are willing to let us feature your rock on this website, you cansubmit your unique painted rock creations here.

About the Author:

Natalie Shaw is a Craft/DIY blogger atDoodle Craft. She loves sci-fi, fantasy and video game geekery and thatcomesout in many of her projects. She postsbudget consciousDIY’s, crafts, jewelry,kid friendlyprojects, upcycled treasuresandother fun on her blog 5 days a week.Youcan find her onTwitter,Facebook,Pinterest, andInstagram.

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