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Pet projects

Explore 50 projects, 21 articles, 23 galleries, 90 videos, and more

Dog Collar Couture

Steps:2
Other Ideas:
Pet accessories, Pets
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Personalized Dot-Painted Pet Bowls

Steps:2
Show your furry friends how much you love them with elegantly personalized food and water bowls -- all you need is a little transfer paper, paint, and a few other supplies from around the house.
Materials
  • Enamel pet bowl
  • Scissors
  • Transfer paper
  • Clear tape
  • Pen or stylus
  • Food-safe ceramic or porcelain paint
  • Applicator bottle with fine tip
  • Scrap paper
  • Baby wipes
  • Straight pin
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Catnip Fish Toy

Steps:7
Other Ideas:
Animals, Cats, Pet toys
This whimsical fish-shaped toy is sure to become one of your cat's favorite playthings.
Materials
  • Fish template
  • Fabric
  • Pins
  • Pinking shears
  • Cotton batting or wool scraps
  • Piece of paper
  • Catnip
  • Needle and thread
  • Upholstery needle and thin sturdy twine, for hanging
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Diamond Dog Necklaces

Steps:5
Other Ideas:
Animals, Dogs, Pet accessories
These sparkling necklaces are simple to make with grosgrain ribbon and dangling rhinestone trim.
Materials
  • Measuring tap
  • Grosgrain ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Pinking shears
  • Sewing machine
  • Needle and thread
  • Rhinestone trim and dangle
  • Two 3/8-inch snaps
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Catnip Rat Toy

Steps:3
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No-Sew Fabric Pet Portrait

Steps:7
Other Ideas:
Animals, Scrapbooks
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Birdcage Cover

Steps:9
Other Ideas:
Animals, Birds, Petkeeping
Create a beautiful cover for your birdcage with this simple sewing project.
Materials
  • Tape measure
  •  Kraft paper
  • Linen fabric
  • Needle and thread
  • Scissors
  • Disappearing ink fabric pen
  • Pins
  • Frog closures
  • Tassels
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Baby Sock Cat Toy

Steps:2
Other Ideas:
Animals, Cats, Pet toys
A flowering member of the mint family, catnip releases an aromatic oil that sends most cats into a blissful frenzy. This simple and inexpensive mouse-size toy, filled with catnip and sewn by hand, will provide your cat with hours of entertainment.
Materials
  • Newborn-baby sock
  • Dried catnip
  • Needle and thread
  • Yarn
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Birdcage

Steps:12
Other Ideas:
Birds, Pets
Build your favorite bird a beautiful birdcage using salvaged windows.
Materials
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Measuring tape
  • Table or circular saw
  • Drill
  • Hammer
  • Safety glasses
  • Two large salvaged windows
  • Peel Away paint stripper
  • Putty knife
  • Paint scraper
  • Sandpaper
  • Heavy-duty gloves
  • 1/2-inch, 22-gauge chicken wire (also known as sparrow netting) or stainless steel wire
  • Heavy-duty staple gun and staples
  • Wood glue
  • Balsa wood
  • Lengths of one-by-three poplar lumber
  • "L" brackets
  • Wood screws
  • 2-inch lattice pieces
  • Tack nails
  • Lengths of one-by-one poplar lumber
  • Galvanized garden tray
  • 1/2-inch plywood
  • Two sets of hinges
  • Door latch
  • Drawer pull
  • EZ-glide floor protectors
  • 1/2-inch quarter-round trim molding
  • 4 casters (optional)
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