Dog Days of Summer: Dog Themed Papercrafting Inspiration


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July 3rd through August 11th brings us what is known as the “Dog Days of Summer”.  We see the warmest temperatures of the year as Sirius, the Dog Star, rises and sets with the sun each day. When you say “Dog Days of Summer,” I think of heat, heat and more heat!  The air conditioning is running constantly and I am looking for ways to cool down.  What better way to beat the heat than to stay in and do a little papercrafting inspired by the namesake of the Dog Days, man’s (and woman’s!) best friend: your family dog.

Dog Themed Papercrafting Inspiration

Dog Days of Summer-Dog Themed Papercrafting Inspiration

Dog Scraps

Dog Days Scraps Pic
If you are like me, your pet is a part of your family and you want to include them in your memory keeping.  Here are ideas on how to incorporate them into your scrapbook layouts and pocket page projects.

Layouts by Melissa

Rosie Layout

A Day in the Life of a Dog Projects

Pocket Page Inspiration

Pocket Page Printable

Card Making Ideas for the Dogs

Dog Days Card Pic
Every dog has its day and its card, so find handcrafted card inspiration for ruff days and happy ones too.  These cards are perfect for your pet-loving friends and family.

Preppy Pups

Feeling Ruff

Happy Day

Happy Puppies

Hot Dog

DIY Doggie Décor

Dog Days Doggie Decor Pic
Make room over your mantel because with these easy-to-follow papercrafting tutorials, you will be able to create home décor projects that are individualized with your pet’s portrait.

Pop Art Pet Portrait

Dog Silhouette

A Pack of Printables

Dog Days Printable Pic

Check out these free printable straw tags and cupcake toppers for the party animals! Wrapping paper, note cards, and wall art as well as paper crafting projects featuring several breeds are included in the links below.  Homemade papercrafting has never been easier!

Let’s Paw-ty Straw Toppers

Doggie Party

Lunch Box Love Notes

Dog Park Note Cards

Wrapping Paper

Set of 4 Dog Prints

For The Love of Dogs Print Set

Must Love Dogs Printable Art & Labels

Tramp The Dog Paper Toy


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