Diva Dog Bed

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Ever thought of making your sweet pet their very own  diva dog bed? Me either!

S & D

I am not the owner of a yippy, skippy dog, but my sweet seester Darrla is. Meet the royal canine couple Sampson and Delilah… all dressed up for cold weather! ( Bless their hearts!)


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It all started with this dumpster dive piece. My friend Shelli rescued it out of the trash and called me to see if I wanted it. Oh, heck yes! I wasn’t sure what I was going to do with it but I knew it would come to me.

I spoke with our niece and she mentioned that her daughter Hannah needed a way to store her princess dresses and I knew exactly what this piece would become.( Which I will show you on a later post!) I only needed one of the three drawers that the dresser came with, so I began looking at how to repurpose the two leftover drawers. Yep, you guess it – Diva Doggie beds!

dog bed 1

Really a simple and easy thing to make, all I did was paint the drawer with Annie Sloane chalk paint in Duck Egg Blue. Then did a light white wash over it. Since this piece would take some unusual wear and tear I used lacquer for a top finish.

I  attached screw in legs to the bottom of the drawer to get it off of the ground.  I left the original drawer pull – just cuz I like it! I painted it white and added a little gold for some glam.

My sister’s dogs are a yorky and a morky?- I think . I know, BAD Aunt!! Any who, I hand painted their initials on the front of the bed – it is big enough for two and they like to be together!

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Once done with the painting of the drawer,  I made a large pillow for the pupsters to lounge on. Of course they needed a few glam pillows to lay their royal little heads on! I made all of these pillows from scraps that I had from other projects.  Add a little bling and a little decorative embellishments and you have a bed fit for the King and Queen of all dogs!

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However, I wasn’t done yet. What if the King and Queen of all small canine’s ( y’all know that Sadie is the Queen of darn near every dog!) wanted to lounge outside? Well, those sweet babies couldn’t break a sweat! So I made them a glam doggie umbrella.

The handle of the umbrella is inserted in a bottle filled with pebbles and then taped shut. I covered it in white ribbon and you have your very own stand alone doggie umbrella!

I hope these spoiled sweet pupsters love their new royal bed. I know her cat is going to be super jealous!

I have one more doggy bed in the works for my sweet friend Shelli, when it is done y’all are gonna be the first to see it!

Until next time……



Tammy from Patina and Paint

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