Step 1: Choosing the Perfect MWF Option
Selecting the right MWF option is the first crucial step in creating a personalized pet portrait. We've thoughtfully prepared a comprehensive blog that introduces you to all the available options, outlining the pros and cons of each. This will empower you to make an informed decision based on your preferences. And, if you have a flexible budget, feel free to explore the possibility of combining multiple options.
Step 2: Capturing the Essence Through Photos
Gathering a rich array of images is the heart of this creative process. Our photo guide assists you in selecting the primary reference photo, which plays a pivotal role in the final result. It's important to choose wisely because once it's incorporated, the reference photo cannot be changed. Additionally, share images showcasing the distinctive features of your beloved pet that you'd like to see in the portrait. Together, we will collaborate to determine the ideal reference for achieving the best possible outcome.
Step 3: Including Unique Elements like Fur and Whiskers
If you desire to include your pet's actual fur or whiskers in the portrait, please notify us promptly after placing your order. We'll provide a detailed guide and the necessary shipping instructions. While we appreciate the sentimental value of these materials, we have limitations on the quantity we can accept. Any surplus fur will be thoughtfully returned to you alongside your completed portrait.
Step 4: Setting Expectations for Delivery
We're committed to providing you with an estimated timeline for the completion and delivery of your order. Feel free to reach out at any time to inquire about the status. Please be aware that the timeline is an estimate and may experience some fluctuations. Needle felting is a meticulous process, and occasional delays are part of the creative journey. For those with time-sensitive needs, we do offer a rush order option, albeit at an additional cost. Make sure to plan accordingly if you intend to gift the portrait for a special occasion.
Step 5: Ensuring Your Satisfaction
Once your custom pet portrait is ready, we will present you with a preview. Your feedback is highly valued, and we will make adjustments based on your input. We work diligently to ensure that the final result aligns with your vision. If, for any reason, the portrait falls short of your expectations, please don't hesitate to communicate your concerns. Keep in mind that there are inherent limitations due to the handmade nature of the process, as well as factors like size and technique.
Step 6: Shipping the Finished Portrait
Upon your approval and satisfaction with the portrait, we will promptly arrange for its shipment. Shipping times typically range from 10 to 15 days, depending on your location. Rest assured that we take great care in ensuring your custom creation reaches you safely.
Step 7: Care Instruction for Your MWF
To preserve the beauty and longevity of your needle-felted pet portrait, we recommend displaying it in a protected, dry environment, away from direct sunlight and excessive humidity. Lightly dust the artwork with a soft, clean brush or cloth as needed to maintain its vibrant appearance. Your portrait is a one-of-a-kind creation, so handle it with care to ensure it remains a cherished keepsake for years to come.
Step 8: Extended Warranty Program
We're pleased to offer an extended warranty program to provide additional peace of mind. To learn more about this program please visit our Extended Warranty page. This program is designed to ensure that your custom pet portrait continues to bring you joy for years to come.
We look forward to embarking on this creative journey with you, capturing the essence of your cherished furry friend in a unique and beautiful needle-felted portrait.