You have images of your human family members in your home, so why not your furry family members? What you need are pet portraits!
Chances are you call a pet a member of your family. According to Gallup, 6 in 10 Americans have a pet; and among pet owners, 73% own a dog and 49% own a cat. There’s certainly a lot of rabbits, gerbils, ferrets, parrots, chickens and more that we call family members out there, too.
Pet portraits make for meaningful and thoughtful gifts. According to artist Lindsay Gilmore the majority of her customers purchase a custom portrait as a gift for a friend or loved one.
“Sometimes it’s tempting to think that creating art doesn’t hold a whole lot of meaning in the grand scheme of things,” says Gilmore. “But I often hear that my work captures the spirit of a pet, a person, a memory or a place and usually ends up bringing the recipient to tears. I absolutely love being a part of meaningful gifts that people will treasure for years to come.”
Now’s the time to start putting a plan into action to gift pet portraits to everyone on your holiday gift list–or at least the 60% that have a pet!
13 Personalized Pet Portraits
1. Fabric Pet Portraits
A detailed fabric pet portrait painted using fabric paints, sewn onto natural colored fabric and framed in a wooden embroidery hoop.
2. Pet Pillow Cover
Of course you need pillowcases that feature your pet!
3. Pillow Head
Ever wanted a disembodied pillow plush of your pet? Your wish is granted.
4. Watercolor Portrait
For those with a softer side, a watercolor portrait of your furry friend might be more to your taste.
5. Portrait Tote Bag
Show off your pet, even when she isn’t with you, with this cute tote bag.
6. Personalized Paint by Numbers Pet Portraits
These customized portraits are colorful, a little quirky, and super unique. What a great idea for a gift for a pet lover.
7. Embroidered Pet Earrings
What’s better than hand-embroidered custom pet earrings? Not much. Not much.
8. Cubist Portrait
Love this modern styled cubist portrait.
9. Custom Pet Portrait Illustration
Turn your pet family into cute illustrations!
10. Needle Felted Portrait
This is a made to order needle felted pet portrait. Can be made from a picture you supply of your sweet kitty or pup.
11. Custom Pet Silhouette
Beautiful simplicity and a wonderful way to memorialize your best friend.
12. Pet Portrait Mug
Just what you need when your pet wakes you up at 5 am to be fed.
13. Custom Pet Holiday Ornament
Another great idea for the pet lovers on your holiday list.
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