DIY Dog Bed out of a Dresser

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DIY Dog Bed out of a Dresser from Roeshel of DIYShowOff.com

There is a very popular DIY diva named Roeshel that is also an Italian Greyhound lover and she put together this cute DIY Dog Bed out of a dresser so her iggy doesn’t have to lay on the hot concrete this summer! We just had to share her lovely creation with you! If you want to see more of her DIY projects, check out her DIY Blog here www.diyshowoff.com!

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Materials Needed:
– Old dresser drawer
– 4 feet for the legs, you can puchase at any home improvement store
– Paint
– Painters Tape
– Coordinating Pillow or Cushion
– Matching umbrella
– Horse Clamp or Pipe Strap

Instructions:

1.Remove the hardware and clean the drawer, make sure you sand it if there are any rough spots.

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2. Drill pilot holes in the bottom four corners of the drawer from the ‘outside’ and screw in the feet

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3.  Paint the inside, outside,  feet and edges of the drawer. Make sure the hardware is removed. She picked some trending complimentary summer colors for the inside and outside but you can do as you wish. Use the painters tape to block off certain areas as you paint others or you can forego it if you think your hand is stead enough!

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4.  Place inside the drawer the cushion (you can make it yourself or buy one) and the back rest (you can make it yourself or buy one).

5.  If your cushion is snug, the parasol/umbrella might stay in place in the corner of the dresser bed. Otherwise, use a horse clamp  or pipe strap to hold it in place.

6.  Enjoy your Iggy basking in it’s cozy, shaded wonderful-ness

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Thanks Roeshel and her iggy Coco Rosie for sharing this wonderful project with the world and helping Iggies everywhere stay off the hot concrete and out of the sun! Send her some love and check out her FaceBook page here.

DIYShowOff post with this project can be found here.

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