How To Make A Sparkly Wood Portrait Of Your Pet
Your pet is obviously the cutest. So there's no better way to show him off than with a snazzy, customized wood portrait. It's super easy, and here's how to do it!
You will need:
Digital pic of your pet
Wood oval (also available at most craft stores)
Damp sponge or damp paper towels
Mod Modge (or other crafting glue)
Step 1: Print your pic.
Print a picture of your pet onto the glossy side of the tattoo paper. It's best if you have a pic of your pet against a white or neutral background. We recommend converting the pic to black and white, but it's not required. For best results, and if you're handy with photo editing, cut out your pet using photo editing software, and place him on a white background. Also try to choose a picture that isn't heavy on dark colors — those are more difficult to remove from the tattoo paper.
Step 2: Get your pic onto the tattoo paper.
Place the transparent layer on top of the image, and remove the sticky tab at top.
Then, carefully peel away the middle layer, so the sticky side of the top layer adheres to the top of your image.
Then, using a credit card, run the edge over every inch of your image, applying pressure.
Finally, cut out the image.
Step 3: Transfer image to wood.
Remove the top transparent layer from the image.
Place face down on the wood and then saturate with damp sponge or paper towel for 10-15 seconds, applying pressure.
Slowly and carefully peel away the paper backing.
Step 4: Let dry completely.
It will probably take several hours for the wood to dry.
Step 5: Add flair!
Make a shimmery mixture by combining Mod Podge and glitter (we recommend going metallic with silver, gold, or rose gold). The mixture ratio should be 2/3 Mod Podge to 1/3 glitter.
Apply glitter mixture in thin layers around the image of your pet. Let dry and then hang or place your portrait in a place where all the world can admire it!