Pamper Your Pet With These Adorable DIY Projects

Whether you just want to indulge your pet or solve an existing problem, these DIY pet projects offer great ideas for making the most of life with your furry friend.

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Kitty Litter Station

If you love your kitty, but hate the unsightly litter box, this is the project for you. Give kitty a little privacy while keeping all the litter box necessities hidden in one convenient spot.

Get the How-To: How to Turn a Standard Cabinet into a Kitty Litter Station

DIY Doggie Shade Tent

Help your pooch beat the summer heat with this portable pup tent that quickly folds up for easy transport. Whether you're chilling at the pool or off for a day at the park, your furry friend will appreciate a cool place to relax without missing the action.

Get the How-To: Perfectly Portable Pup Tent for Easy Summer Shade

Cardboard Cat Camper

Craft you kitty's purrfect home away from home by transforming a basic cardboard box into an adorable furstream that's excellent for scratching.

Get the How-To: Kitty Cat Glamping Made Easy: DIY Fur-stream

Raised Food Bowl

Great for aging pups and excellent as a stylish storage option for you, this gorgeous food bowl design can be customized with color to flawlessly fit with any decor.

Get the How-To: DIY Elevated Dog Feeding Station With Built-In Storage

DIY Doggie Stairs

Smaller dogs and aging pups often struggle getting on the bed. Help them get all the snuggles they deserve with a set of DIY doggie stairs that also features smart built-in storage.

Kitty Cat Window Seat

When you're a cat, it doesn't get better than sunbathing, bird watching and just hanging out. This adorable window seat will help your furry friend enjoy all his favorite things!

Get the How-To: DIY the Window Seat of Your Favorite Feline's Dreams

DIY Doggie Door

If you have a fenced in yard, one of the best ways to help your dog make the most of it is with a DIY doggie door. In only a few hours, you can give Fido his first taste of (partial) freedom.

Get the How-To: How to Install a Dog Door

Interior Dutch Door

If your bigger issue is keeping your dog contained while still keeping an eye on him, this DIY Dutch door may be the perfect solution.

Get the How-To: How to Make a DIY Interior Dutch Door

T-Shirt Hideout

If you're looking to give your feline friend a safe space to snooze, look no further than this adorable miniature canopy bed. Use one of your old shirts so he can be comforted by your familiar scent.

Get the How-To: T-Shirt Turned Cozy Cat Hideout

Chic Scratch Board

Save your new linen sofa while giving your scratch-happy kitty the release he needs. Simply frame an old doormat in a deep frame. Secure it low on the wall, and you have a stylish scratch pad that you and your little fluff ball can approve of.

Read Our Article: 12 Adorable DIYs for Cats + Cat Lovers

Custom Food Container

Keep your pet's food fresh and safe from prying paws with a pretty, painted galvanized bucket complete with your fluffy friend's name.

Get the How-To: Custom Dog Food Container

Give your pooch a leg up with a DIY doggie ramp that sits at the foot of the bed and offers attractive storage for extra blankets, pet treats and more.

Get the How-To: DIY Doggie Bed Ramp With Smart Storage

Homemade Cat Toy

Cats love to play, especially with you! Create your own leather and feather cat toy for hours of fun as well as important bonding time for you and your best bud.

Get the How-To: How to Make a Leather and Feather Cat Toy

DIY Doghouse

If your pup spends a lot of time outdoors, consider creating a cozy space for shade, naps and escape from the rain. This simple design can even be customized for a look that's all your own.

Get the How-To: How to Build a Simple Gabled-Roof Doghouse

Pet Silhouette

More for you than your pet, this sweet pet silhouette is actually incredibly easy with the use of a printer and some tracing paper.

Get the How-To: DIY Pet Silhouettes

Peekaboo Window

Satisfy your pooch's curiosity with a peekaboo window that allows him to happily take in the outside world, all from the safety of your backyard.

Get the How-To: For the Dogs: How to Add a Peekaboo Window in a Fence

Cat Playing With Catnip Toy

With 50 percent of cats falling into the catnip-lovers camp, it's no surprise this adorable catnip toy is a big hit with the felines.

Get the How-To: How to Make a Christmas Catnip Toy

Cat Garden

Speaking of catnip, this list of edible plants for your kitty may inspire you to plant your own cat garden!

Read Our Article: 7 Plants to Grow for Cats

Stylish, Washable Dog Bed

Sure, you could buy a dog bed. But for a comfy, washable puppy retreat that also goes perfectly with your decor, nothing beats DIY. See more DIY dog beds here.

Get the How-To: Pet Projects: Make a DIY Dog Bed

How to Make a Pet Feeding Station

Easily keep bags of food, toys and even your pets medications all in one convenient spot with a trunk-turned-feeding station.

Get the How-To: How to Make a Pet Feeding Station

Leash Holder

Your pup deserves more than a generic hook for his leash. Try your hand at this adorable leash holder that features a painted pic of your favorite pooch.

Get the How-To: DIY Dog Leash Holder

Doggie Hammock

Keep your car seats clean while preventing your precious cargo from hopping into the front seat with a removable car hammock that is also completely washable.

Get the How-To: How to Make a Car Hammock For Your Pet

Kitty Corner Playground

Small spaces can still offer kitty all the climbing, hiding, jumping fun she deserves. Simply pick a high, empty corner of a room for a creative way to let Fluffy run wild.

Get the How-To: How to Make an Upcycled Kitty Playground

Colorful Pet Gate

Ideal to keep pets and small children safe as well as contained, this stunning gate would add stylish flair to any home.

Get the How-To: Make a Pet or Baby Gate Inspired by Modern Art

Upcycled Sweater Bed

Give your sleepy pet a cozy spot to lay his head by upcycling an old sweater into a warm, comfy bed.

Get the How-To: Transform Your Old Sweater Into an Ultra-Cozy Pet Bed

DIY Cat Climbing & Scratching Post

Let your cat unleash its wild side with a climbing post that goes all the way to the ceiling. Cute baskets are perfect for afternoon naps, while a sisal lining it ideal for kitty claws.

Get the How-To: How to Make a Cat Condo

Doghouse + Run

If you can't afford a fenced-in yard, a dog run may be your next best bet. This attractive design features a built-in doghouse for shade and an escape from the elements, as well as a bit of safe outdoor space for your pup to enjoy.

Get the How-To: How to Build a Dog Run With Attached Doghouse

Proud-Parent Pattern

Finally, every pet lover needs this playful work of art in their home. Download and print the free pattern. Then enjoy a relaxed evening cuddled up with your pets, stitching away.

Get the How-To: Funny + Free Cross Stitch Pattern for Pet Lovers

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