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Issue 63 · Do-It-Yourself · March 14, 2013

DIY: Scandi Sheepskin Dog Bed

Issue 63 · Do-It-Yourself · March 14, 2013

Form meets function (and budget) with this DIY dog bed project spotted on Scandinavian blog Brigg. The bed is fashioned from a children's mattress, a single sheepskin, and a pair of leather belts. For more information, visit Brigg and stock up on our sources for the DIY below.

DIY Dog Bed Made from Children's Mattresses on Brigg, Remodelista

Above: A single mattress is stacked and folded into three tiers, then topped with a mattress pad, sheepskin, and wrangled together with two leather belts.

DIY Dog Bed Made from Children's Mattresses on Brigg, Remodelista

DIY Dog Bed Made from Children's Mattresses on Brigg, Remodelista

Above: The DIY bed is sized perfectly for small-scale canines.

Ikea Ludde Sheepskin and Tejn Faux Sheepskin, Remodelista

Above L: Available at the UK Ikea store, the gray Ludde Sheepskin is £25. Above R: The white Tejn Faux Sheepskin is $9.99 from US Ikea.

Vyssa Slöa Crib Mattress from Ikea, Remodelista

Above: Ikea's Vyssa Slöa Crib Mattress has two different comfort surfaces: an eggbox-shaped surface for ventilation and pressure relief and a flat surface on the other side. Each side is covered in breathable jersey fabric and the entire mattress measures 52 inches long and 27 inches thick; $49.99.

Vyssa Tulta Mattress Pad from Ikea, Remodelista

Above: The Vyssa Tulta Mattress Pad is also made for a children's crib (it measures 52 by 28 inches) and is $12.99 from Ikea.

Vintage Leather Belt for DIY Dog Bed, Remodelista

Above: Source a couple of vintage leather belts from Etsy, such as this Vintage Paul Stuart Leather Belt; $30 from Repurposeful Robyn. Alternatively, Urban Outfitters' BDG Skinny Leather Belt is currently on sale for $9.99 each.

Looking for more DIY projects? Peruse our archives for over 200 other DIY Ideas and if you're shopping for your dog, see our Gift Guide for the Well-Dressed Canine from Dogster Editor-in-Chief Janine Kahn.



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