Our pets can be pretty endearing when they try to sleep at the foot of our mattresses. However, they may be deserving of a bed of their own. Here are quite a few brilliant DIY pet beds that can be used for either your dog or your cat.
A word of caution: some of these beds are so adorable you may be tempted squeeze your own giant mattress in with them. Refrain! If you really, really must have their bed for yourself you can probably dress up your box springs to match theirs.
1. Nightstand Bed
Keep your pet close to you as you sleep and turn your nightstand into their own personal suite.
2. Computer Bed
Instead of throwing out your old, broken down computer, turn it into a sleeping domain for your small dog or cat.
3. TV Bed
You can remove the TV screen from an old-fashioned TV set and create a luxury hotel room for your little friend.
4. Chair Bed
Rock-a-bye kitty by putting them inside a rocking chair bed.
5. TV Stand Bed
Peek-a-boo! No one would ever guess that your dog sleeps inside your TV stand.
6. Table Bed
Turn over an old table, add a pillow and some personalized touches and you’ve got yourself a royal chamber for the true king or queen of the house.
7. Suitcase Bed
Travel size dogs and cats can sleep in a travel size bed.
8. Kitchen Bed
Here’s how your dog can literally live in your kitchen.
9. Laundry Room Bed
Tell your kids they can’t play with the dog until they bring in all their dirty clothes.
10. Drawer Shelf Bed
For the adventurous cats out there, these artistic drawer shelves are the perfect escape from the mundane.
11. Hole in the Wall Bed
A clever way to bring the outdoor dog house inside.
12. Tire Bed
So, this is why some dogs chase cars. All they really want is a tire bed.
13. Basket Bed
This little guy feels like he’s on vacation with his exotic basket bed.
14. Planter Bed
This is how your pet can feel at one with nature without having to sleep outside.
15. Barrel Bed
A barrel of fun for your big puppy.
16. Fleece Blanket Bed
Take some fleece fabric, fold it over a pillow, cut the ends into strands then tie the strands together for a no-sew, handmade pet mattress.
17. Sweater Bed
After you win the ugly sweater contest at your neighbor’s holiday event you can make a comfy sweater bed for your pet who wasn’t invited to the party.
18. Coffee Table Bunk-Bed
Got a pair of inseparable roommates looking for a place to crash? Help them by using a coffee table that has an extra layer on the bottom and flip it over to create a bunk-bed fit for two.
19. Mailbox Bed
You’ve got mail! Oh wait, no, it’s your napping cat inside your mailbox.
20. Door Bed
Just a little cutting and a little painting and voila! Open the door to another irresistibly precious pet bed.
21. Tennis Ball Bed
A place to go for both naptime and playtime.