These paint your own cardboard valentine hearts are the perfect way to share a little extra love this time of year (which everyone could use!). Watercolor paints look fantastic on cardboard and dry quickly, making them the perfect art medium to create valentines a plenty. Add in our Design Your Own Valentines Kit and you’ve got a sparkly work of art to gift friends, family, and loved ones.
Cut cardboard hearts -- Draw or trace a heart shape onto cardboard. Cut out the hearts.
Cut paper backing -- Trace your cardboard heart onto paper. Cut out the paper heart and glue onto the back of the cardboard heart. This is where you’ll write your message.
Paint hearts -- Flip cardboard hearts over and use the watercolor paints to paint the front.
Write a Valentine message -- Use the kit’s pens to write your valentines a sweet message.
Decorate -- Break out the kit decorations and add some extra sparkle to your valentine!