Morning, everyone! Claire here with a DIY that’s perfect for your very best friend. If you know me at all (or follow me on instagram) you’re most likely aware of that fact that I am an avid dog lover. Monte – who loves to make regular appearances in my projects holds a very special place in my heart….and in the living room. So I’m in desperate need of a bed that works with the style of my house. I can’t wait to get started (and to get rid of his current cliche bed) but first I need your opinions and ideas! Which of these beds strikes your fancy? Have any of you attempted this DIY before? Comments, ideas and suggestions are welcome, and stay tuned for the big reveal in two weeks!

inspirational images: Better Homes and Gardens, Home Frosting, Apartment Therapy, Bow Wow Beds 

19 comments
  1. 1
    Adam | September 20, 2012 at 1:41 pm

    The wooden bed for Daisy. I might have to try this one.

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    Dana McDowell | September 20, 2012 at 1:50 pm

    I love the ones in the first image. When the pup is isn’t sleeping, it could still be useful!

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    • Claire Zinnecker | September 24, 2012 at 11:12 pm

      I know isn’t it gorgeous? I wonder how long it would stay pretty though with my crazy man, Monte. 😉

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    Diana @ Sneakers 2 Sandals | September 20, 2012 at 3:17 pm

    sort of love that first one!

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    • Claire Zinnecker | September 24, 2012 at 11:13 pm

      It’s beautiful! Now to make it dog-friendly….

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    Chelsea | September 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    The top one is gorgeous and would love to see you execute it!

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    • Claire Zinnecker | September 24, 2012 at 11:15 pm

      Thanks for commenting, Chelsea! I think a lot of people love this one….and so do I! I just wonder how to make it a usable bed and ottoman combined.

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    Amanda | September 20, 2012 at 6:44 pm

    Those prints are amazing in that first photo! Gorgeous.

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    • Claire Zinnecker | September 24, 2012 at 11:15 pm

      The colors are fabulous! Would definitely brighten up my space.

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  6. 6
    Kate | September 20, 2012 at 11:44 pm

    I love the first one but think he’d prefer the third one.

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    Lillian | September 25, 2012 at 8:41 pm

    First or second!

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    Rachel | February 22, 2014 at 12:45 pm

    I love the bed for Enzo. I’ts very stylish <3

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    Gregory | August 11, 2014 at 6:14 pm

    I love the wood one! One trick I have learned with my lab is to use a crib mattress! It’s cozy, lasts longer and doesn’t smell as quickly as fabric beds. An added bonus is that you can get sheets to cover it and it’s all washable 🙂

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    Teni Hodge | September 24, 2014 at 10:46 pm

    I love the wooden bed with daisy!
    And on wheels. .bonus

    Tell me how to make PLEASE

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    shelley | October 6, 2014 at 4:23 am

    The 3rd pic would love to make my girl tilly one x

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