Monday, June 16, 2014

Splendid Beast Outrageous Pet Oil Paintings Soon to Feature Katie & Waffles - Special Offer!

WAFFLES:  Hey Boss! Guess What?!? I'm going to be a Splendid Beast!

KATIE:  Waffles, you're a beast alright... but I wouldn't exactly describe you as *splendid.*  Do you even know what that means???

WAFFLES:  Um, no. But it must be pretty cool. Look! I'm going to be a SPACE CADET! That's like an astronaut, right?

KATIE:  Waffles, you were a space cadet LONG before this blog post.  

WAFFLES:  Does this mean I get to go to the MOON???

KATIE:  One can only hope.

Introducing Splendid Beast

Our friends, Ben & Tom, founded Splendid Beast in 2014 after noticing what they described as a "severe lack of outrageous pet oil paintings on the internet." Art students with a passion for pets, the duo want to make art ownership accessible and affordable. They believe there's something magical about owning a piece of handcrafted artwork. They also believe that most art takes itself too seriously.

Their customized, original oil paintings have a unique and playful quality that celebrates the special beast in all of us and we couldn't be more thrilled to be partnering with them!

Move over Van Gogh, step aside Lichtenstein... Ben & Tom are going to be turning Waffles and Katie into the most splendid of beasts that will soon be gracing the walls of a well-known Minneapolis Townhouse.

How Does It Work?
Pick your Template Design
With 24 unique and awesomely fabulous templates to choose from, there's something for everyone. The costuming and backgrounds are whimsical and cheeky. You can't help but giggle and grin.

Upload a Photo
Smile! You'll need a clear photo of your pet looking straight ahead. The background really doesn't matter because the only part they will be paining is the head and neck.

It takes about 4-6 weeks to produce each customized oil painting and ship it to you. Plenty of time to nap, groom, snack... and prepare the purr-fect place to hang your soon-to-be splendid portrait.

Enjoy your awesome, 100% original artwork customized to celebrate your special beast.

A Special Beast Offer for GLOGIRLY Readers!
We know you're already drooling over these cool paintings... narrowing down your choices. GLOGIRLY readers will SAVE 15% off their Special Beast orders now through July 20, 2014.  Just use promo code: WAFFLES. ...I guess the promo code had to be 7 letters, otherwise it certainly would have been something else.

Stay Tuned
We'll be sharing our finished paintings with you in the next few weeks. And psssst... don't tell, but word on the street is there's going to be a giveaway!

The Splendid Beasts Behind Splendid Beast
Ben & Tom are also passionate pet owners. You can see the Splendid Beasts who inspire them in some of their paintings. Marcel is an 8 year-old Himalayan cat/astronaut who dreams of exploring worlds unknown. Bob is a 10 year-old chihuahua whose medical advice is to take more naps.

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FTC Disclosure: We will be receiving our Splendid Beast paintings at no charge. We are also receiving a small fee to cover the time it takes to write our reviews and take photos. Receiving the portraits and the fee does not influence our articles or anything we say. All sponsored posts on GLOGIRLY will always reflect our honest and unbiased opinions.


  1. That's PAWsome artwork! If Waffles is a space cadet, Katie must be a queen!!!!!!!!

  2. You are indeed a splendid beastie lovely Waffles! And Katie is your queen! Yay! These are brilliant pawtraits! Take care

  3. Those paintings look unique and fun. We can't wait to see Waffles and Katie gracing the walls of the townhouse.

  4. Oh those are so cool!!! Can't wait to see yours!
    ღ husky hugz ღ frum our pack at Love is being owned by a husky!

  5. Those are really cool! We can't wait to see yours!

  6. How cool is that. Looking forward to seeing you
    Lily & Edward

  7. Those are so cute. You post made me laugh.
    Sue B

  8. Fascinating... Does that mean Waffles has to go into space? And will he come back? Ichiro could be an astronaut...

  9. Can’t wait to see how they turn out. I bet Katie picks the one with the pink dress and crown. I would. MOL!

  10. They look like lots of fun. I could be a poker player.

  11. That is a very clever idea and lots of fun too!

  12. How cute! We can't wait to see how yours turns out!!

  13. Katie, if Waffles is a space cadet, does that mean you're running mission control?

  14. Allie: ooooh, DIVINE! And what will YOUR painting be, Katie? A Queen Victoria-esque design?

    Maxwell: wait. To the MOON?

    Allie: ah, yes. I'd looove to send a certain Tonk "to the MOOOON, Alice!"

  15. love how different their work is! Catabulous!

  16. What a unique idea. Mom says it would be really hard to select. She thought "The Dorothy" was so adorable. We can't wait to see Katie and Waffles in their completed paintings. She thinks she might consider having one of us done to see how it turns out. Mom wants to say thanks for the really sweet things you said in your comment on our post today. She thinks you are truly a special person. XO, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

  17. I can not wait to ssee my buddy as an astronut

  18. Mommy loves it and hopes she gets to see other furriends who are able to do this. LOVE them.

  19. Wes been drooling over their Art for a few months now.
    We can't wait to see you two!


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