We just opened a new Etsy store for our fellow dog lovers featuring our Barkley and Wagz collection. The line has grown to include apparel, wall art, pillows, tote bags, phone cases and stationery. Be sure to check it out!
Being an avid dog lover, I have started to look around for the perfect Christmas gift for our dogs and all of our family and friends who own dogs. I was inspired to put together an Etsy Treasury, "A Dog's Life" that features some pretty amazing gifts made by awesome Etsy artisans. Be sure to check it out here and start shopping! And the photos of the pups featured are priceless!
We are not only dog owners, but our children own dogs and we live in a community that is very doggie friendly. Every year it is always fun to find new and unique gifts to give to friends and family who own dogs. Here are several great ideas!
The weather here in Virginia has turned cold very fast this year. We all instantly pull out our favorite coats, sweaters, hoodies and warm winter hats. Naturally we also think about keeping our dogs warm. Our little Yorkies, Lily and Nutmeg definitely love to keep warm. Eli, our German Shorthaired Pointer is now full size but seems to be the one that shivers the most in the cold weather. So, I decided to look around for some new dog clothes for our favorite friends. Here are a few ideas that include stylish finds from Etsy, Ralph Lauren, and L.L. Bean.
An easy DIY pattern from Makezine
Warm Dog Coat from L.L. Bean
Dog Coat from Ralph Lauren
Dog Sweater from New York Dog Shop
Dog Coat from The Tartan Pup
Fleece Hoodies for Dogs from Annie's Sweat Shop
I happened upon the art of Peter Clark as I was searching the web last week. What an amazing artist! All of his pieces are collage work from patterned, textured, written or worn surfaces and paper. He literally "paints" his collages with his found items. He has a special "dog" category which, of course, caught my eye. He also has a few other miscellaneous categories but it is really work checking out! Enjoy!
Recently I had the pleasure of designing for a family friend their own one-of-a-kind doggie art from pictures of their two darling dogs, Kylie and Kassidy. As a result we have just added that option to our Barkley & Wagz™ Art Print Collection. It is very simple. We are offering the option of having it printed on Heavy Archival Matte Paper or Canvas Gallery Wraps. Just decide what you would like it printed on and send us 2-4 photos of your dog. Within 2-3 weeks you will receive a proof to review and if all looks good it will go off to be printed and delivered to your doorstep.
Here are the two darling doggies, Kylie and Kassidy.
Time to meet the Mutts! I have two very special friends that seem to pop up in my artwork from time to time. They are our two adorable yorkies …
Nutmeg …. Here she takes a trip to space on our large vinyl wall graphics.
And Lily ... Here she is busy catching insects!
Their favorite activity this time of year is keeping watch for the squirrels who are gathering acorns. Luckily the squirrels are faster then they are!
We also offer a full line of growth charts. They are great gifts when a new baby arrives in the family!