25 Ideas For Crafty & Clever Dog Beds

Just like dogs themselves, dog beds come in all shapes and sizes, and they can be purchased on specialty sites or put together DIY-style using repurposed materials. Chihuahuas and poodles are small enough that their beds can be made out of suitcases, empty drawers and picnic baskets, while an old rain barrel or baby crib could be refashioned for the bigger boys and girls.

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Check out the photos below for the most creative and absolutely adorable dog beds on the web, and let your imagination run wild!

1. Is this not the cutest thing you’ve ever seen? (Although if this pup gets bigger, he’ll have to upgrade to a tractor wheel.)


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2. This husky looks perfectly content.


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3. One-third of a barrel is good enough for this little guy.


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4. How cute, and I love the colors!


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5. Awww. Nice use of a window seat.


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6. Too cute.


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7. Nice use of an old crib, huh?


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8. Looks like a perfect fit.


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9. My dog would take my bed and make me sleep on the trundle.


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10. This is one of my favorites! How cool is this, a Murphy bed for dogs …


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11. So your dog can be in the middle of the action.


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12. And a paw-print pillow case to top it off!


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13. A mobile bed– so perfect!


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14. An all-in-one bed, playhouse and food/watering station.


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15. This, of course, is for the posher set.


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16. Nice use of old pallets!


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17. And this puts some empty space to good use (and probably keeps him from getting stepped on).


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18. Another creative idea for an old crate that would otherwise just rot away.


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19. Love this! And I wish I still had a wagon so I could make one.


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20. Now this is just adorable. But they probably have to take turns napping in there.


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21. Too cute for words– what a lucky dachshund.


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22. Think this dog’s name is Harry Potter?


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23. I think she wants the toys but she’s too comfortable in there to get up.


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24. And, of course, the princess bed!


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25. This makes me want to go find an old suitcase and make a bed for my cat.


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