Make It: DIY Leather & Canvas Dog Bed

Make It: DIY Leather & Canvas Dog Bed
photo: Always Rooney

I'm particular about dog beds. A lot of them are just too plush for my taste. I like it simple. So this gorgeous leather & canvas DIY project is one that I would gladly keep out around the clock! And what she uses to get that pattern is genius!      

 This simple dog bed looks easy enough to create in an afternoon! And you can use a sharpie or cloth marker to draw any design up top! Continue Reading

Make It: A Vintage Suitcase Dog Bed

created at: 11/01/2011

We’ve shown you how to turn suitcases into chairs and even picnic kits, but this might be my favorite vintage suitcase repurposing project ever!  

 

created at: 11/01/2011

As an avid dog lover and self-proclaimed “crazy Schnauzer lady”, I always get a little too excited when I see awesome DIY projects for pets.  So, you can imagine my enthusiasm (or can you? It’s pretty extreme…) for this stylish, retro-inspired dog bed created by Kathryn Ekloff from Mox & Fodder.   Continue Reading

Build Your Pooch a Stretch and Screw Canvas Cot

Our itchy, smelly, terrier mutt Chip is having all sorts of skin issues in this hot weather. Even with his new crew cut and gourmet baths, sometimes he just wreaks and the fabric covered pillow bed I made him isn’t smelling so fresh either. So, I’m liking MonkeyBoy 13′s easy, breezy dog cot made out of PVC pipe and canvas. Chip could lounge up off the ground, air moving all around him, plus enjoy the comfort of the sling-like cot. Continue Reading

Brush Roll from Placemats and More Placemat Hacks

created at: 2009-05-11

A trip to World Market or Pier One and you can’t help but get inspired by the gorgeous placemats they stock.  Cut and finished pieces made from vibrant fabrics, and oh, the many ways to use them! Over on Dollar Store Crafts I found this makeup brush roll made from a sequined placemat with straight stitching and grosgrain ribbon. See more ideas of things to make using placemats

This could just as easily hold paint brushes, art pencils, sewing tools, screwdrivers, etc. Continue Reading