Mox and Fodder >> DIY Vintage Suitcase Pet Bed Tutorial

Every day I miss having a dog. Well, maybe not every day… This little project could work for a pet or even a little one. Check out the link here or at the bottom of the page for the whole how-to.

Meet:  Kathryn from Mox and Fodder – fostering individual creativity in their readers and connecting them to a treasure trove of inspiration from the graphic design, style and DIY communities. Here’s their super cute and easy DIY fun pet bed idea:

What, you ask, are vintage suitcase dog beds? Well these adorable pet beds are basically just upcycled old suitcases. You know, the kind you find at a thrift store that have no wheels, so are clearly not practical for extreme traveling. I have a love for old suitcases, as you can probably tell from one of my previous posts, “Retro Suitcases: Packed Full of Style,” so I was considering purchasing a little bed on Etsy for Zuzu the poodle; however, once I noticed the hefty price tag (over $50 for most of the listings) I decided it was time for some diy magic. I made my own version for under $10. Materials:

  • Vintage Suitcase (hard shell)
  • Tools (hammer, screwdriver, extreme muscle strength)
  • Pillow
  • Pillow Sham

Click here for the rest!

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