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Homemade dog bed or cat bed.

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The big one started off as a trial bed for a friend. It was way too much work to be cost effective. The two smaller ones were ideas I got off of another blog. My husband built them, I did all the finishing work. Painting them is a pain. The cushions are pillows covered in fabric found from Goodwill(the black and white one, not the others!
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  • homemade dog cat beds, diy, pets animals, woodworking projects, Chalk Paint Sealed with paste wax
Chalk Paint. Sealed with paste wax.
  • homemade dog cat beds, diy, pets animals, woodworking projects, This one was done with regular latex paint and the Goodwill fabric
This one was done with regular latex paint and the Goodwill fabric!
  • homemade dog cat beds, diy, pets animals, woodworking projects
  • homemade dog cat beds, diy, pets animals, woodworking projects
  • homemade dog cat beds, diy, pets animals, woodworking projects

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  • Dana M
    Dana M Troy, MO

    I'm guessing the other blog you're referring to where you got the dog bed idea is mine.... this could easily be my most copied post...
    http://craftedniche.com/2011/10/28/a-finishing-touch-for-roxys-bed/

    • Beth H.    Makemeprettyagain.blogspot
      Beth H. ... Diamond Bar, CA

      @Dana M Just now saw your reply. Yes it is Dana.I never made a blog post about this item, I just put under my woodworking stuff. However, I did go to your blog (CraftedNiche) and comment on your original blog post AND ran it by you. I asked you if

  • Nora Lanier-Kohl
    Nora Lanier-Kohl Cockeysville, MD

    Went to your link Dana M...it is very similar.

  • K
    K Murfreesboro, AR

    Cute idea. Love the bed thief.

  • Julie Benson-Grant
    Julie Benson-Grant Kansas City, MO

    Beth H. There are a couple of things I might do differently if you want to increase your profit margin. First, I notice that you're using some mighty nice wood that you're painting! Switch to plywood or composite wood - use only the good stuff if

    • Beth H.    Makemeprettyagain.blogspot
      Beth H. ... Diamond Bar, CA

      @Julie Benson-Grant Thanks Julie. It's not so much the cost of supplies (that is cheap plywood, btw) but the time we spent making it! supplies were probably around 40-60 bucks. If that. But the amount of hours that went into making it is why I said

  • Carol darden
    Carol darden Richmond, VA

    Adorable!

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