How To Make A Cute Dog Bed From An Old Suitcase

By Jeffrey Curran

If you've got an extra suitcase lying around, this DIY dog bed is a fun project that both you and your pupper will enjoy. Not only is it cute, it's comfortable too!

What you’ll need:

  • Suitcase

  • Foam

  • Fabric

  • Scissors

  • Glue

  • Legs

  • Tape, string, and construction paper for additional decoration

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Step 1:

First, choose a good suitcase and make sure it doesn't have anything inside.

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Step 2:

Measure and cut your foam to fit inside, and then layer it over itself until the suitcase is full.

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Step 3:

Measure and cut fabric to fit into the suitcase as well. Fabric can be placed in and left loose, or taped/stapled to the inside of the suitcase to prevent it from getting messy.

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Step 4:

Glue legs onto the bottom to really up the cute factor!

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Step 5:

Add decorations or your dog's name to the bed.

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Step 6:

Add your dog's favorite toys, and you're done.

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It can be easily stored as well when not in use (because it's a suitcase) Here's to your doggo getting a good night's sleep!

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