We are spoiling our cats with our new cat paradise front porch – it’s their gift just in time for the holidays. I have gift ideas for pet lovers too!
Before I take you on a tour of the cat porch, I have to show you these hand-painted pictures of our pride and joys.
We’re so excited to feature these gorgeous hand-made silk or linen pillows as a new EuroLuxHome.com service. The custom-made pillows are painted completely by hand from your photo of your pet. (They are not digitized or scanned!)
Here’s the pillow of our Sealpoint Siamese cat Minkey, including the photo we provided to the artist inset on the left.
This is the photo we sent of Rudy and Jake, inset on the hand-painted pillow. You can see the high-quality of the artwork. The dogs look so lifelike I almost want to stroke them!
Choose the pillow size (14″ x 18″, 16″‘ x 16″, or 16″ x 20″), the fabric (silk or linen), and the trim (cord, flange, or tassels). Prices start at just $295, including free shipping!
This custom-made line is so new in our store, we don’t even have the pillows on our website yet. So email us your favorite pet photo and we’ll take care of the rest. Of course, you could always give a gift certificate to a friend or family member if you aren’t sure which photo to use!
Pets Need Presents Too
Regular readers of this blog know that Greg and I finally moved into our renovated 1920s vintage bungalow last month. On our first night in our new home our dogs Rudy and Jake (pictured above on the pillow) patrolled the house all night long. Good dogs! They were guarding to keep us safe. But they kept us awake with the clicking of their nails on the laminate floors. We had to schedule toenail clips at once!
The cats have been making the transition to the new house in stages as it’s important that we are more settled first. But I was so excited for them to see their new cat paradise front porch. The pole on the left will be wrapped with rope so they can climb it like a tree. They have kitty doors so they can go out whenever they want.
The jumping and perching platforms haven’t been painted yet, but we’ll show the finished porch in an upcoming blog. You should have seen our handyman’s face when I described what I wanted him to build. He couldn’t stop laughing!
I guess that as the cats have their special porch, we might need to treat the dogs to a holiday gift too. We stock a wonderful range of antique-inspired Jonathan Charles pet beds that make great gifts for pampered pooches. In different sizes to fit toy dogs to big boys, these pet beds are beautifully crafted. This walnut wood Jonathan Charles dog bed for larger dogs reproduces an original 1760 Irish peat bucket. The Jonathan Charles Country Farmhouse dog bed features distressed planked sides and patinated brass studded bands.
Smaller dogs will look très chic lounging in the mahogany veneered Jonathan Charles four poster dog bed from the Buckingham collection. The fancy dog bed is easy for petite fluffy friends to hop in and out of, and it boasts fine carving to the uprights and turned finials.
You can see all our other dog themed gifts (for pets and their people) at the link.
I hope you enjoyed my pet gift post – tell us in the comments about your own pets! We can woof and meow about our fuzzy family all day. As a portion of all our sales benefit the PETS Inc. no-kill animal shelter, we’re grateful to any customers who buy their pet-lover gifts from us so we can help more homeless pets.
Aimee owns EuroLuxHome.com with her husband and best friend, Greg. Aimee sources amazing antique furniture, vintage lighting, & high-quality reproduction furniture to help her customers decorate their homes in a unique way. She loves her 8 (you read that right) fuzzy children and is renovating a 1920s bungalow in South Carolina. Find us on Facebook or connect with EuroLux on Google+. Or you can sign up here to receive this blog in your inbox.