DIY Dog Beds Your Precious Pooch Will Love

Pet beds can be expensive, but these upcycled and handmade DIY dog bed options are just as cute as they are easy on the wallet.

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Mobile DIY Dog Bed

For all the love they give, your pooch certainly deserves a good night's sleep in return. We've collected 14 creative and adorable dog beds you can make yourself — from a design for a raised dog bed to an upcycled pallet dog bed. Plus, we'll show you how to make a dog bed from a repurposed suitecase and a simple easy-to-sew washable slipcover. Find a design you and your dog will like on the following slides, then follow the simple instructions to make it.

The bed picture above, crafted from a discarded shipping pallet, is comfy and mobile, too!

Make It: DIY Mobile Dog Bed From Shipping Pallet

Farmhouse-Style Dog Bed

Instead of buying, using and then throwing away your pup's well-loved pet beds, cover a pillow of store-bought dog bed in this washable, easy-sew slipcover instead. You'll love the washable fabric, and your dog will adore his new nap spot.

Make It: DIY Dog Bed Washable Slipcover

Raised Dog Bed

Great for a dog with bad joints and to get your furry friend off of a cold floor, this elevated dog bed is easy to make with PVC pipe and outdoor fabric.

Make It: DIY Raised Dog Bed Cot

Suitcase Sleeper

Show off your dog's adventurous side with an upcycled suitcase bed. Perfect for your favorite travel companion!

Make It: How to Make a Vintage Suitcase Pet Bed

Double-Duty Window Seat

If you'd rather create a home for your pooch that takes advantage of an awkward space, you'll love this window seat idea that offers a spot for both you and your pup.

Make It: DIY Window Seat With Integrated Pet Bed

Sleepy Snuggle

Some dogs love to snuggle under covers.  If that sounds like your pup, this cozy pet bed with attached blanket is the perfect setup.

Make It: Create a Cozy DIY Pet Bed

Indoor Doghouse

Inexpensive but totally stylish, this plywood doghouse doubles as a handy end table for any chic pet owner's living room.

Make It: How to Make a Plywood Pet Bed and Occasional Table

DIY Rug Slipcover

No need to throw out your pet's favorite resting spot just because it's a little tattered. Instead, use three flat-weave rugs to create a sturdy slipcover.

Make It: How to Make a Pet Bed Slipcover

Precious Pet Basket

Goodbye, bulky dog carriers. Hello, adorable (and portable) doggie basket!

Make It: Travel Pet Bed Out of a Picnic Basket

Sweet-Dreams Dresser

Give your favorite pal a space of his own with a pet bed right by your side. This dresser was given new life as a pet bed and nightstand combo, and you might be surprised just how simple it is to recreate to the look.

Make It: Turn a Dresser Into a Pet Bed and Nightstand

Cabinet Canine

A common find at many thrift stores, these octagonal tables look much nicer with a fresh paint job and an area hollowed out just for man's best friend.

Make It: How to Make a Combination Pet Bed and End Table

Office Space

When your office chair gets a little worse for wear, consider giving it new life as comfy seat for your furry friend.

Make It: How to Make a Pet Bed Out of an Office Chair

Upcycled Drawer

A large drawer can be a cute, budget-friendly solution for a lack of a dog bed. Add a soft pillow for extra comfort and wood feet for a little elevation. Be sure to include your pup's name for a nice personal touch.

Make It: How to Make a Pet Bed Out of an Old Drawer

No-Sew Pouf

This simple pet bed couldn't be easier. It only takes scissors, fleece fabric, a large elastic band and a bit of stuffing to create this cozy pillow your pup will flip for.

Make It: How to Make a No-Sew Pet Bed

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