Free Heart Templates and Stencils

Brother (8-9) and sister (3-4) playing with paper heart templates, lying on floor
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A heart template or stencil can be used as a pattern for a craft project, a holiday decoration, or even as a coloring page that the kids can decorate. They're perfect for any time of the year, especially Valentine's Day. You can use them to cut out hearts to use for notes and cards, or decorations for a wedding, engagement party, or other event celebrating love.

These printable heart templates and stencils come in all different shapes and sizes including small, medium, and large. Hearts can also be longer, rounder or even anatomically shaped, so there are a variety of links to browse for the heart you had in mind.

Heart Template and Stencil Tips

  • If you are going to cut out these heart templates and use them to trace around, you'll get the best results by printing on a thicker paper such as card stock.
  • Try folding the paper in half at the center of the heart so your cuts are symmetrical. That is, of course, unless you are using the anatomical heart template or another template that is asymmetrical.

Free Printable Heart Templates

Here are some printable heart templates that come in all different sizes and shapes. They're all free to print and use in your personal projects.

  • Free Heart Templates from ClipArtBest - There are heart templates here in just about every size and shape you can think of. Besides standard hearts, there are double hearts, hearts with arrows, lace hearts, hearts with stars, and more.
  • Skip to My Lou's Heart Templates - Skip to My Lou has a handful of heart templates, including a page full of four hearts that are cleverly arranged so several can fit on one page.
  • Heart Gift Tag Template from Homemade Gift Guru - Create a simple heart gift tag with this free template complete with a hole for a string or ribbon. 
  • Free Heart Bunting Template from Brother - Create a heart bunting with these free heart templates that already come with a pattern but can be used as a template for your own creation.
  • Heart Card and Envelope Templates from Earth Mother Crafts - The free heart templates here will create a heart top box, hanging heart pocket, and a secret heart card.
  • Free Heart SVG Files from Chicfetti - If you're looking for some free heart templates to use with your Cricut or Silhouette, here are four free SVG files with different hearts included a scalloped lace heart.

    Can't get enough hearts? Be sure to check out this list of free heart clip artfree Valentine's Day clip art, and printable valentine coloring pages.