Suitcase Pet Bed

Category: Bedding

Turn an old suitcase into a unique pet bed.

What you need to make this project

DecoArt Chalky Finish Paint and Stencil
Aleene's Fabric Fusion Tape
Project Foam

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Project Foam 24″ x 72″ x 1″ thick


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Step One

Paint the inside upper side of the suitcase, then stencil a design on top. I used Treasure for the side, and carbon for the words. The stencil used is Deco Art’s 12×12 stencil called “Bon Voyage”. I sealed the dried paint with Americana Decor Varnish.

Step Two

Cut the Project Foam so it fits the suitcase. I stacked three pieces of foam together.

Step Three

Wrap the foam with the fabric, just as you would a present. I used the fabric fusion tape the same way you would use double sided tape when wrapping a gift. Place the pet bed inside the suitcase.

Step Four

As a final step, I embellished the “wall” of the pet bed with travel themed stickers and a decorative key. This suitcase had leather straps which I used to secure the side and ensure that it doesn’t collapse on my dog.

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