We continue sharing ideas for pet owners or those of you who are going to have one. Today’s roundup is dedicated to dog beds – these DIYs will tell you how to make comfortable and cute ones, so that your pet would be happy to sleep in. There are simple sew tutorials, renovating furniture, building new items of wood and plywood, every pet owner will find something comfy for the dog and easy to craft. Choose the bed that fits your interior and fits you in the skills required and go ahead!
The first tutorial is dedicated to an industrial/rustic dog bed. The piece is made of furring strips, with a large cushion inside – you may go for a dog bed mattress. The item is rather easy to make and you may paint it the color you like or leave like in the tutorial – it depends on your space style. The tutorial will require some wood-working skills, be ready for this.
This is a very comfortable and soft piece suitable for every doggie. It’s made of a frame, a cushion and suede fabric. The idea is pretty simple: build a frame or take an existing one, upholster it with suede and add a cushion inside – voila! Suitable for a dog of any size, just change the size of the frame and cushion you place inside.
Such a simple and cute bed is suitable not only for dogs but also for cats and other pets. The piece is a large pillow that is mobile thanks to handles and is comfy. Upholster it with comfy and practical fabric so that you could clean it easily. Get ready to sew – this is a sewing tutorial!
This tutorial will remind you of the previous one but it’s even easier: you’ll take a ready pillow and then customize it. Print the pillow as you like to make the pillow bed more original and cool and offer it to your doggie as a bed. So easy and cute!
Turn a usual side table into a creative and even refined dog bed! This dog bed with posters is a great idea to stand out, and the posters may be used to attach the dog’s toys or even a little garland or banner for fun. Use a comfy pillow with a practical cover and paint the bed the way you like. Make it special!
Got a couple of pallets at hand? Turn them into a cool rustic dog bed – even a double one if you need. Read the instructions and make a striped dog bed with an additional upper one – or keep just one part if you have one pet. The bed requires some wood-working skills but not many.
If you have a little princess dog, your pet will need a gorgeous glam bed. This cool idea features a dog bed styled as a velvet armchair in purple, or you may try another color. Make it padded or add a cushion on top to make sleeping their comfortable. Decorate the chair with some glam touches if you want – rhinestones and bows are welcome!
If you have mid-century modern interior, make a matching dog bed. This comfortable bed is built of wood pieces and features a touch of Star Trek – look at the upholstery – it clearly shows the famous symbol! Legs make the bed comfy and stable, and add that mid-century feel. The color of the bed is up to you, and if you aren’t a Star Trek fan, change the upholstery, too.
Pallets are welcome! They provide enough good wood for crafting, and sometimes great changes aren’t needed – you can just renovate the pallet a bit to get a new piece. This tutorial tells how to make a cool dog bed of a pallet – the result is rather industrial. The bed is placed on casters and it makes it comfier in using – move it whenever you want, even with your doggie on.
If you like unusual things and a touch of vintage, this dog bed will be a hit! It’s made of a bright red vintage samsonite suitcase, though you may take any other suitcase you don’t need. The whole instruction is about placing it on legs or casters and then adding a mattress or pillow inside. Easy and cute!
If you have small dogs, making beds for them will be easy-peasy! This tutorial will tell you how to make cute doggie beds of usual drawers – all you need to do is to fill them with something soft or just fit a pillow inside. If you want, you may change the drawers’ look or just leave them as they are.
Who said that pet furniture should be always separate? If you don’t feel like getting something separate for your pet and wanna be as close to it as possible, incorporate your dog’s bed into your usual furniture. How to do that? Easily! Renovate an old round/octagon table and open the inside to make it accessible for the dog, change the whole look of the table, too, to fit your current interior. Read the tutorial to get inspired!
Here’s another tutorial that tells how to turn an old side/coffee table into a dog bed. Change it and fill it with something soft, then offer to your pet. You may use it as a usual table, too, or just leave it as a dog bed to keep your dog more comfortable and let it feel privacy.