Romantic Valentine’s Day Gift Idea: A Custom Portrait Made with Love

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Every single day you get to spend with your special someone is worth celebrating. But February 14th is the day to pull out all the stops. It’s a time to express your admiration for your partner with a romantic date, thoughtful gestures, and heartfelt gifts. If you’re looking for a romantic Valentine’s Day gift idea that’ll help your sweetheart know how much you care, you’re in the right place.

Romantic valentine's day gift idea
Romantic valentine’s day gift idea

Picture this: you’ve just come home from a romantic evening spent at your favorite restaurant. Your sweetheart’s already swooning from the roses and heartfelt note you sent to her desk in the morning. You hand her your gift, she tears open the wrapping paper, and audibly gasps — it’s a handpainted oil portrait of one of her favorite photos of the two of you.

For years, even decades to come, she’ll think of how much you love her every time she sees it hanging on the wall.


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Here are some of our most heartwarming stories of people who expressed their love with the help of PaintYourLife.


Happily Ever After

Richard married his sweetheart around one year ago — so when their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple was about to come up, he knew he wanted to do something extra special for his valentine. He decided to commission a beautiful oil painting of a tender moment he and his wife shared — a photo of their first dance as husband and wife.

Richard worked one-on-one with a skilled artist to bring his vision to life, complete with the words “Happily Ever After” written across the canvas and a fairytale horsedrawn carriage in the corner. He was certain his wife would love it — but even still, he wasn’t prepared for such an excited reaction! In her own words, she said “This is the best thing you could have done for us! I love it!”

Most Romantic Valentine’s Day Gift Idea

DeAndre’s wife Breyanna was always known for being a great gift-giver. He wanted to make sure she was on the receiving end of a beautiful, exceptionally thoughtful gift this time. Since he knew she wanted a picture to hang in their living room, he decided to surprise her and commemorate the day they said their vows with a handpainted portrait.

First, DeAndre worked to find the perfect photo — a portrait of he and Breyanna at their wedding dinner, looking especially happy and dapper. Then, he sent the photo to a talented artist and let a professional do the rest. Breyanna absolutely loved it!

Bride & Groom

Anna’s best friend Melissa was just about to get married to the man of her dreams, right around Valentine’s Day. Anna knew she wanted to get her friend a thoughtful, memorable wedding gift. So she commissioned a custom oil painting of one of Melissa and her groom-to-be’s bridal photos. It was such a thoughtful gift that Melissa was moved to tears!



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