It’s that time of the year again, where excitement builds in the hearts of lovers everywhere. Valentine’s Day is indeed a time for many to try their very best to make their better half feel special. The usual way is to get them gifts, which is nothing to complain about – who doesn’t like getting flowers or a new pair of earrings?
After a while though, things get stagnant, which is why perhaps you are reading this. Feel like designing something special for your partner? We have here a collection of 20 lovely Valentine’s Day Photoshop tutorials that you may find useful for creating unique Valentine’s Day cards, wallpapers, or even Valentine-themed decorations for dedications on your personal website. Good luck!
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How to Create a Chocolaty Valentine’s Day Card for Your Girlfriend. In this tutorial, you’ll get to learn how to create a "sweet" Valentine’s Day card with a giddy background for your significant other. You can customize the design by adding pictures as well.
Create a Valentine’s Day-Inspired 3D Text Effect Using Filter Forge and Photoshop. An in-depth tutorial with step-by-step illustrations on how to use Photoshop and Filter Forge to design a wood-textured 3D text effect that even comes with a semi-transparent heart.
How to Create Colorful Valentine’s Day Card with Shining Heart in Photoshop CS5. A tutorial that will show you how to use Photoshop CS5 to design a colorful Valentine’s Day card with a brightly colored heart on it.
Photoshop Pro: Create a Cloudy Text Effect. A quick guide on how to create a cute Valentine’s Day collage with your own images.
Valentine’s Day – Photoshop Style. An awesome step-by-step Photoshop text effect tutorial you can use to add a romantic touch to your Valentine’s Day card design.
Heart in Envelope Icon PSD Tutorial. Use this tutorial to learn how to make a fantastic Valentine-themed envelope icon that has a heart encased in it. You can use the icon as part of a contact form or as an RSS feed icon for your personal website on Valentine’s Day.
How to Create Elegant Valentine’s Day Card with Ornamental Heart in Photoshop CS5. A short Photoshop tutorial on how to design a lovely Valentine-themed background by using Gradients, Custom Shapes, and Layer Styles.
Basic Tutorial: Create a Stylized Valentine’s Poster. A short tutorial on how to use Photoshop to design a simple but classy Valentine-themed poster. This tutorial is especially useful for beginner Photoshop users as it features some basic Photoshop tricks.
Love Me Photoshop Manipulation for Valentine’s Day. In this tutorial, you’ll get to learn how to achieve awesome photo manipulation results by using some lighting, shadow, and color matching techniques.
Chocolate Text Effect in Photoshop for Valentine’s Day. A cool tutorial with an accompanying video that will show you how to make a cool text effect with chocolate waffles and sweet pink frosting on it.
Valentine Photoshop Wallpaper with Jeans Heart. A simple tutorial on how to use Photoshop to make a jeans-inspired Valentine-themed wallpaper that has a broken heart with stitchings.
Quick Photoshop Tutorial: Dreamy Bokeh Effect. Add a touch of romance to your everyday photos with this quick Photoshop tutorial on the bokeh effect.
Amorous Wallpaper. You may find this tutorial handy for using Photoshop to create simple yet elegant Valentine’s Day wallpapers with romantic text.
Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Stitched Valentine Heart Effect. In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a jeans-textured Valentine-themed design that even comes with stitching effects.
Love Roses Text in Photoshop for Valentine’s Day. Learn how to use Photoshop to make a cool 3D text effect that involves letters filled with red roses.
Photoshop Tutorial – Colour Adjustment Using Blending Modes. Play around with blending modes to add a romantic touch to a photo and turn it into a Valentine’s Day card for your special one.
3D Valentine’s Day Typography Exclusive Tutorial. Need more help with creating 3D text effects in Photoshop? Give this tutorial a try.
Design a Beautiful Valentine’s Day Wallpaper. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a lovely Valentine’s Day wallpaper with the bokeh effect.
Valentine’s Day eCard – Photoshop Graphic Design Tutorial 16. A short but useful tutorial on how to create a simple but lovely Valentine’s Day poster/card using Photoshop.
How to Create Abstract Valentine’s Day Illustration with Hearts in Photoshop CS5. With this tutorial, you will learn how to create a multi-layered Valentine’s Day design with pink heart shapes on it.