How to Make Scrape Painting Valentine’s Day Heart

scrape painting Valentine's Day heart

Does your child enjoy creating heart crafts? I have an easy art project that is also a lot of fun to make. This scrape painting Valentine’s Day heart is a beautiful abstract craft that only requires a few supplies. You probably have everything at home. Kids can create garlands, cards and other gifts for their loved ones or friends with these hearts.

scrape painting Valentine's Day heart

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Supplies for Scrape Painting Valentine’s Day Heart

  • Paint (Valentine’s Day colors)
  • Recycled cardboard (cut into squares)
  • Cricut (optional)
  • White Cardstock
  • Heart template
  • Butcher paper, tray, old blanket or plastic tablecloth

Directions

  1. If you have a Cricut, find a heart image then cut. However, you can also print and cut out the free heart template. See supplies to get the template.
  2. Next, add a few drops of paint all over the paper heart.
  3. Finally, take the cardboard and scrape it across the heart. Start at the top and move downward. Now move in a different direction. Try not to scrape the heart more than 3 times. Set aside to dry.

We made a scrape painting for Easter, so I thought it would be fun to make for Valentine’s Day. This painting technique allows your child to turn their art project into a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. I think of all of our hearts turned out great!

This activity can get a little messy so be prepared. Make sure to put butcher paper, tray, old blanket or plastic tablecloth on the table before starting. I also suggest keeping wipes nearby in case your child doesn’t like paint on their hands.

scrape painting Valentine's Day heart

Watch the video below to see how I made this heart scrape painting to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Make sure to follow me on YouTube for more fun content!

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