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Valentine Photoshop Wallpaper with Jeans Heart
Tutorials Textures and Patterns 48605 Views January 29th, 2012

Learn how to create a Valentine Day Wallpaper in Photoshop from this easy to follow tutorial. We'll create a beautiful heart made from jeans pattern and leather with stitching effect


Hopefully you will learn new things from this Valentine Photoshop tutorial and decide to download the free wallpaper. And I also hope you will share it with all your friends.


Preview of The Final Image

Here is what we are about to create, a nice jeans heart with stitch brushes and leather texture. If you like jeans and fabric inspired tutorials you can check out this tutorial.

Because I am making a Valentine Day Wallpaper I have to take into account the wallpaper size before I begin. As you know there are many different resolution sizes, for example 1600x1200, 1920x1080, and so on.

Usually, when I make a wallpaper, I create it at 1920x1200 px size. That way, since most people's resolutions are that size or smaller, the wallpaper comes out looking good. It's always better to shrink it than to try and stretch it.

Another trick is to use a seamless pattern for the background and to blend the other images with this background, so that if you need a bigger image you can easily add extra pixels. I will use this trick in my Valentine Day Photoshop tutorial.

Denim Pattern Background

I am aware that there are other tutorials that learn you how to create denim/jeans texture in Photoshop so this will not be my main focus. I will use instead a denim seamless pattern. If you don't like this pattern you can use one of the many Jeans Texture available for free on the internet. But if it hasn't the proper size it may not look so good

Call the first layer Denim Background and fill it with any color you want. I will make a denim background using these Jeans Patterns so load them into your Photoshop. Open the layer style window and add Pattern Overlay using the Jeans Dark Wash pattern.

Create another layer and add a Sunburst using these Sunburst Brushes. Use the color white to make the Sunburst right in the center of the image. Resize it to cover the entire canvas. Now change the Blending Mode of this layer to Overlay 10% to obtain a more softer look.

Create a Jeans Heart

Download these Heart Custom Shapes and draw a simple heart shape in the center of the image. Make sure you have the Paths selected.

With the Convert Point Tool click and drag the anchor point. Without letting go, move the mouse around to obtain a curve. The line that is created is called the Tangent Line.

Select the Path Selection Tool, right click and choose Make Selection like shown in the image.

Go to the Denim Background Layer and press CTRL+J, the result is a Layer via Copy. Call this new layer Denim Heart and place it above all the other layers. Time to add some layer styles to this image so open the Layer Style window and add:

Inner Shadow

Outer Glow

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43 comment(s) for "Valentine Photoshop Wallpaper with Jeans Heart"

5:39 PM Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Thank you my friend! reply
6:23 AM Thursday, February 02, 2012
Very useful. So real and easy steps. thanks reply
6:24 AM Thursday, February 02, 2012
I am glad you like it Saya! reply
3:40 PM Friday, February 03, 2012
Very nice tutorial. Thanks so much. reply
3:42 PM Friday, February 03, 2012
I am happy you liked my new tutorial :) reply
11:40 AM Saturday, February 04, 2012
Hey thanks for your tutorial, I did one similar to yours, not as great but i think i pulled it off by adding my own style. reply
11:45 AM Saturday, February 04, 2012
Hi R.J.
your work looks great, I love the fact that you added your own style and details...this is the most important part! reply
7:29 AM Sunday, February 05, 2012
Really Cool Tutorial. Thank u my friend. reply
7:37 AM Sunday, February 05, 2012
Thank you Ankhaa, I am really glad you like it! reply
2:53 PM Saturday, February 11, 2012
thanks for this awesome tutorial.. i modified it a bit to my liking as i didnt like the "broken" heart concept... thanks again..the tutorial was easy to follow.
but can you tell me how to make the denim buttons you have added after the vintage leather effect..??? reply
3:20 PM Saturday, February 11, 2012

I am glad you liked the tutorial...your result looks great, I love the message you have added ("you make my world go upside down" :)) and all the other details!

About the buttons I have forgot to mention that I have taken hem from this image. Simply crop the buttons, add a little shadow around them where they meet the leather surface, and that is all!

8:07 AM Tuesday, February 14, 2012
bonito tutorial, personalizado con mis ni????as, espero que te guste,
gracias, una abrazo guapaaaaa reply
8:12 AM Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Gracias amiga, tu sabes que me gustan mucho tus trabajos :)
un abrazo a ti tambien!!!! reply
1:09 PM Wednesday, February 15, 2012
I am glad that I have found this tutorial.
My favourite style is the jeans&country style. This is a very nice tutorial for me.
Thanx again!!! When I create the own image I will send it to you.
Sorry for my English. reply
1:12 PM Wednesday, February 15, 2012
:) I also like this jeans country effect very much! Please upload your work when it is done, I am always curios to see other people creativity. reply
6:40 AM Wednesday, February 29, 2012
I am stuck at converting the heart shape into a work layer. I select the heart shape>contract by 12 pixel but then when i right click on it all the options are grayed out. i can not figure a way around this. reply
7:23 AM Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Make sure you have the Lasso Tool selected when you press Right Click on the selection otherwise the Make Work Path option won't work! reply
9:08 AM Friday, July 27, 2012
thanks so much for this tutorial
this is what i came up with reply
9:12 AM Friday, July 27, 2012

I'm glad you liked my tutorial and also I am very grateful you decided to share your result with us ... looks very nice ! Keep up the good work :) reply
11:46 PM Monday, November 26, 2012
i have problem, i am stuck on making stitch brush after shadow jeans effect. I have made work path and succeed with brush stitch. But the problem is, the direction of this brush stitch is always horizontal, although i have choosed Shape Dynamics. reply
11:46 PM Monday, November 26, 2012
Hi Nita,

I don't know what to say about that...maybe you should upload the result where you have problems so that I understand better; also include in the image a printscreen for the brush settings! reply
6:35 AM Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Hi, problem is solved. My problem was, the key icon on shape dynamics was open. And this is my result. What do you think ? This is my second art from your tutorial :)
One Question, which step did i miss, so that the sunbrust layer still on the shape heart? reply
6:39 AM Tuesday, November 27, 2012
I really like the result, looks nice but you have to pay more attention to details to make everything look even better. For example the stitch brush with that outline doesn't look to realistic.
Keep up the good work Nita! reply
11:46 PM Sunday, December 09, 2012
Et oui c'est encore moi :D
Aujourd'hui, je me suis bien amus??e avec vos tutoriels...
Merci encore une fois de partager vos cr??ations et de nous permettre de les r??aliser.


And yes it's me again: D
Today, I had a great time with your tutorials ...
Thank you once again for sharing your creations and allow us to achieve. reply
11:50 PM Sunday, December 09, 2012
Hello again,

I am really impressed by the result, looks great! reply
11:48 PM Monday, December 10, 2012
Hooo! merci c'est tr??s agr??able de lire ce compliment surtout pour une auto-didacte.
Chaque jour je d??couvre un peu plus les possibilit??s de cr??ations offertes par Photoshop.... Et c'est gr??ce ?? des personnes qui comme vous prennent le temps de tenir un blog explicatif. Alors oui, j'appr??cie votre travail ?? sa juste valeur.
C'est juste, G??nial :D


Hooo! thank you it is very nice to read this compliment, especially for a self-taught. Every day I discover a little more design possibilities offered by Photoshop .... And it is thanks to people like you who take the time to blog explanatory. So yes, I appreciate your work to its fair value. This is just Awesome: D reply
11:52 PM Monday, December 10, 2012
Thank you very much! And I advice you to continue learning Photoshop because it has so much too offer :) reply
1:14 AM Monday, January 07, 2013
Hey dude, could you possibly send me the psd for this...I'm swamped with work man...and I really love this design... reply
1:18 AM Monday, January 07, 2013
I am sorry Chris but only some tutorials have the PSD file attached. If you have some troubles with the steps maybe I can help you! reply
8:41 AM Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Here is a beautiful red stitched jeans heart , one of my favorite so far made by Carrot)) ( reply
5:41 AM Thursday, February 14, 2013
Another cool result made by mamina (

10:55 AM Thursday, February 14, 2013
Wow it seems that this tutorial is really popular, here is yet another cool result, a stitched denim heart with leather and lace ... beautiful!
source: reply
1:09 AM Monday, February 18, 2013
What a great tutorial! I had a great time doing it. Everyone has such nice works, too! Thanks for the idea! reply
1:10 AM Monday, February 18, 2013
Thank you for practicing the tutorial Ksusha ! reply
1:13 AM Monday, February 18, 2013
Another great result, a beautiful red leather heart with jeans pattern made by Leno?ka11 reply
12:20 AM Wednesday, February 20, 2013
beautiful Photoshop work made by Elena ( reply
2:51 AM Sunday, October 06, 2013
Thank U very much for this very good tutorial, as new bee in photoshop it took me 6 hours to learn , once understood the concept it became easy to understand.

anyway thank U reply
2:31 AM Friday, May 02, 2014
Hello everyone, i followed the tutorial just to see how the stitch is made. i do designed for a virtual world, and i was so trying to make the seam look perfect, and i got across this tutorial. i must say is wonderful. i'll spend few days to watch more. but... :D i worked on another shape with other textures, cos i wasn't that really on the hole tutorial. and here is what came out

i think for a better look, the folds should be multiply, at least is what i did. i still try to figure what is better for a flowery pattern ;)

ty once again psd-dude reply
2:26 AM Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Hi PSDDude!

This is old post but thanks for this awesome tutorial. I made couple years back android home and lock screen, thanks to this tutorial. Here's link to that and thanks for your great work!
Sherry Kirk
Sherry Kirk
2:45 AM Thursday, February 19, 2015
I absolutely love this site! Thanks for all the tips and great tutorials. reply
3:38 AM Thursday, February 19, 2015
I am happy to hear that you like our Photoshop lessons! reply
10:37 AM Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Now that was a really cool Tut. Love the stitching effect. Very clean and easy to follow. reply
4:51 AM Monday, September 14, 2015
Thank you for this wonderful tutorial, it helped me a lot in developing realistic 3D virtual dresses. reply

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