Fun Things to Do with Your Dog Photos
Pup and Prejudice? A Tale of Two Puppies? Take your prettiest pet picture and let HotDigitalDog at Etsy turn it into a hilarious keepsake, complete with sepia tones, jaunty Victorian apparel, and your dog’s name in a vintage nameplate. Combining a love of antique photographs and graphic art, Cindy Jerrell carefully hand-creates each portrait, capturing your dog’s unique quirks and personality with sensitivity and a sense of humour. Rose and Esther have never looked so dashing! In addition to dogs, cats, ferrets, and even birds sport nifty turn-of-last-century getups. Check out the very funny results, then commission your own. $49, etsy.com/shop/hotdigitaldog
Turn your fave dog photos into drool-worthy cards and invitations. With a range of customizable printed products from notebooks to scrapbook pages, Snapily offers the snap-happy dog-owner tons of ideas of how to best put to use those priceless pet photos. Whether you select a ready-to-go template or design your own look, there are dozens of ways to pets from notebooks to scrapbook pages, Snapily offers the snap-happy dog-owner tons of ideas on how best put to use those priceless pet photos. rsonalize your order. Choose the 3-D or flip-book image option for a fun twist on a classic idea. From $12, snapily.com
Van Gogh was known for vibrant colours, thick brush strokes, and producing some of the best pieces of art of all time. Now, thanks to Van Gogh My Pet! and Jennifer Heller, your pup can be immortalized in a similar style, with just as much colour, intensity, and whimsical, quirky attention to detail. Inspired by her love of colour, art, pets, and her cat/muse, the Guster, Jennifer captures each pet’s personality, spirit, and likeness on the very best canvasses, with the best acrylic paints. From $225, vangoghmypet.com/v2.
Take your dog for a walk with a pair of custom Keds. Wear your heart on your sleeve—or, uhm, feet. Decorate a pair of sleek and classsic Keds with your favourite dog photo! They’re perfect footwear for weekend strolls with your dog or casual Fridays at the office, and, importantly, they appeal to your dog’s vanity, so there is a chance he won’t chew them to bits. Happy feet are the very best kind of feet, and yours won’t be able to stop (canine freestyle) dancing in these cute, comfy, personalized shoes! $60, zazzle.com
Personalize your hand-written correspondence with cute and quirky photostamps featuring a photo of you and your best four-legged bud. Each stamp is valid US or Canadian postage. The websites are fun and easy to use and offer dozens of customization options. From $18.99, photo.stamps.com (US) or picturepostage.ca (Canada)
Brighten your bathroom with a funky, personalized shower curtain. With online options to remove the background from the photo you’ve uploaded, change from colour to black and white, and add text, this is an easy, interesting way to use your best dog shots in a way that’s sure to make a lasting impression. Printed on polyester poplin, they’re extremely durable, and highly detailed. Each curtain can be washed without fading or cracking. From $100, photoshowercurtain.com