10 Valentine card design trends to fall in love with

Photo of a couple holding red heart-shaped balloons

Valentine’s Day has traditionally been a day to express your romantic love for that special someone. These days, however, more and more people are using Valentine’s Day to celebrate anyone that supports them in life, whether they’re your friends, family, or even pets!

So, what’s the best way to let your loved ones know how much they mean to you? By writing down your feelings in a card, of course! If you’re not sure what kind of card would be appropriate, don’t worry! We’ve got plenty of ideas for every style and relationship. Check out these 10 trending designs that range from modern + chic, to cutesy + clever.

Two gorgeous Valentine's Day cards from Snapfish

Organic Textures

Woodgrain always provides an interesting design element without taking away from the main focus — your amazing photo! One design to try is our new Woodgrain Hearts card, which features a white woodgrain with three perfectly pink hearts. This card is available as a single folded card or in a set of 20 flat cards.

Moody Blooms

A look we’re still digging is the dark florals trend. Our Midnight Bouquet valentine has just the right amount of classic romance with a brooding twist. Pair with a real bouquet of flowers for an extra special touch.

A pink Valentine's Day photo card from Snapfish

Painterly Patterns

Looking for something with artistic appeal? You’ll adore our Be Mine card which features “be mine” written in pastel pink with a broad brushstroke. This design also has a lovely watercolor ombré on the back side. Our Love Script card would also be a charming choice for any valentine.

Curve Appeal

Want a card that’s soft yet sophisticated? You’ll love our Valentines Scalloped layout! To complement the wavy design element in the middle, we suggest adding a rounded, elegant, or scalloped trim to your card. Plus, if you choose premium cardstock, decorative trim is FREE!

Big + Bold

Showcase your love in a huge way with this sentimental stunner. The front of our XOXO card features a classic red background with “XOXO” written in pink. The back of the card is pink and confidently declares “I Love You”. You can personalize both the front and back of the card with a photo, too!

You Are Loved Valentine's Day card design without photos

Foil Flair

Foil elements can instantly elevate any sentiment, giving it a sophistication that’s impossible not to love. You can opt for a fun foil frame as seen in our Valentine Border and Shining Hearts designs. Or pick a playful valentine like our Little Monsters or Wild About You cards.

Squad Goals

Say cheers to the gal pals and besties who always have your back with these fine wine designs — Galentine’s Day and Better Together. Preferred method of delivery is during a brunch date, of course.

Orange Valentine's Day card from the dog

Purrfectly Pawsome

Our furry friends would also like to take this opportunity to thank their humans for all the treats, toys, and quality time! Our Paw Heart and Favorite Human designs are picture-perfect and pet-approved.

Man and little girl celebrating Valentine's Day, wearing red heart-shaped sunglasses

Classroom Charmers

Don’t forget the littlest valentines among us! The kiddos will love passing out our cute Valentine Fruits cards to all their classmates. Sold in sets of 20, each flat card can be cut apart to make 4 valentines. Perfect for siblings or large classrooms!

No Photos Please

Feeling a little camera shy? Not to worry, as we have over 30 Valentine’s Day cards that feature artwork from our talented in-house team. Love You A Latte, My Favorite, and Bananas For You are just a few of the fresh no-photo designs you’ll find.

Ready to declare your love for your favorite people? We’d love to see how you end up personalizing your valentines this year! Make sure you tag us on Instagram or Facebook with your photos or use the hashtag #snapfish. You can also follow us on Twitter and Pinterest, too!