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How to Spice Up Your Home with Animal Art

The special bond between pets and humans has been around for thousands of years.

We love decorating our homes in a way that shows off our beloved pets and family members.

If you have a special furry friend in your life, you now have several modern options for including them in your home décor. For instance, take a look at these red neon signs to find a unique and fun dachshund neon sign that will be sure to brighten up any dog owner’s wall!

How to Spice Up Your Home with Animal Art

Pet art is a timeless decorating style

Pet art is a timeless decorating style, and you can find many Renaissance portraits by the great masters where pets were included in the painting.

You can find examples of Medieval manuscripts with pictures of dogs and cats tucked away in the edges, which were probably someone’s beloved pet.

This important bond has been honored throughout the ages, and it is still something that we love to include in our homes and offices.

Portrait of a small Yorkie dog

Ways to Decorate Your Home with Animal Art

Today, we have many options for including pets in artwork within our home.

Here are four ideas that you might want to consider to compliment existing wall art in your home.

Portrait of a Doberman

  1. Textiles

You have several different options when it comes to including your pet in textiles.

Some companies will take your favorite photo of your pet and incorporate them into pillows, comforters, curtains, or clothing.

You can a graphic of your favorite pet and take them along with you whenever you go.

Another option, if you have a pet with long hair, is to have it spun and woven into a special piece of decor for your home.

Artists on platforms like Etsy will take the hair from grooming your pet and spin it into yarn.

This yarn can be used to create wall hangings, pillows, or a special pet bed made from their own fur.

You could even have a sweater made from your dog or cat’s fur.

  1. Ceramics

You can have your favorite pet imprinted onto your morning coffee mug.

Some companies will take a photo of your pet and print it on a mug, plate, or set of bowls.

You can have plates made for hanging on the wall, or for everyday use.

Another option is to have your pet’s face imprinted on their food or water bowl.

Portrait of a dog and a cat

  1. Pet Portraits

Our pets are family, and if you have a gallery wall of your family members, then your pet needs to have a special spot in the collection, too.

Companies like Paint My Pooch Pet Portraits can take a photo of your pet and transform it into a beautiful modern piece of art for your wall.

Pet portraits are a simple art style that can fit seamlessly in a variety of spaces in within your home.

  1. Professional Animal Photography

Some photographers specialize in animal photography and are talented in bringing out your pet’s best side.

Another option is to have a family portrait commissioned and include your beloved pet along with the rest of the family members.

A professional animal portrait is an excellent way to show how much you love your special furry family member.

Portrait of smiling parents with newborn babies and dogs on sofa at home

Now you have several options for including your pet in your home decor.

There are certainly many other options out there, but these are some of the most popular and easy to find.

Having your pet made into a work of art shows how much you love them, and it will bring a smile to your face every time you look at it.

Dorothy Boucher

Tuesday 26th of October 2021

These are all fantastic ideas, I haven't done any yet! but I know one of my daughters has a blanket with all her fur babies on them. @tisonlyme143

Sarah L

Wednesday 1st of September 2021

I like the blankets with pet pictures and a coffee mug with a picture.

rochelle haynes

Wednesday 1st of September 2021

These are really cute

Rita Wray

Wednesday 1st of September 2021

Cute pictures.

Antoinette M

Tuesday 31st of August 2021

Adorable...what a fun idea for the home!

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