How to Make Dog Beds Using an Old Matress

Your dogs sleep a lot throughout the day. Give them more comfort by making a dog bed using an old mattress.

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How to Make Dog Beds Using an Old Matress
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Every once in a while you get a new mattress. In case the old one is not in a bad shape, here is what you can do to make your dog happy.

Every once in a while you get a new mattress. In case the old one is not in a bad shape, here is what you can do to make your dog happy.

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Cut the mattress into some shapes you'd like to have. You can use an ordinary kitchen knife for this. We went for 2x 1/4 circle and 2x squares.

Cut the mattress into some shapes you'd like to have. You can use an ordinary kitchen knife for this. We went for 2x 1/4 circle and 2x squares.

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This is only working with foam mattresses, not with innerspring mattresses.

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A good friend sewed some cases and bottom covers for the dog beds. Make sure you get thick fabric, so the dog's claws don't rip it open.

A good friend sewed some cases and bottom covers for the dog beds. Make sure you get thick fabric, so the dog's claws don't rip it open.

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Here is the one in front of our fireplace.

Here is the one in front of our fireplace.

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Another one next to my desk

Another one next to my desk

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The third in our kitchen.

The third in our kitchen.

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The last in my basement-workshop.

The last in my basement-workshop.

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But it is still the best thing to sit, sleep & play where humans use to do that...

But it is still the best thing to sit, sleep & play where humans use to do that...

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