9 Lovely Doggie DIYs From Our Favorite Blog — A Beautiful Mess

9 Lovely Doggie DIYs From Our Favorite Blog — A Beautiful Mess

A Beautiful Mess is one of our favorite blogs on the Internet. It’s a treat for the eyes and the projects are unbelievably fun! Below are our all-time favorite pup-inspired DIY projects that are sure to keep you busy this summer.

1. Personalized Pet Art

Commissioning personalized art is expensive. If you, like me, are the kind of person who likes pieces that share your pawsonality and tell a story then the best way to go about it, is to create the art yourself! This fun DIY focuses on putting your art skillz to the test. And you know what? You don’t have to be a Rembrandt or a Picasso to achieve this look. Impawfections will actually work in your favor! Protip: Practice your silhouette on a sheet of paper a couple of times before you get started.

Personalized Pet Art

2. Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Dog Treats

Is your pup a peanut butter ruver? Well this easy treat recipe is for you! With just 5 ingredients you’ll be on your way to treat heaven.

Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Dog Treats

3. Wood Burned Dog Bowls

Have some wood bowls lying around? Try this cool DIY to up your pup’s food/water bowl game. Everyone will want to know where you got ’em!

Wood Burned Dog Bowls

4. Studded Doggie Collar

When you look at your dog do you think, “Oh he’s such a rockstar…” If so, then jump on this studded collar DIY now! It’ll make him the talk of your local dog park. And you’ll basically be the coolest dog parent there.


5. Modern Pet Bed

If you have an eye for decor and style then you know how much of a struggle it is to find a dog bed that works with your sense of style. They’re either to expensive or just not right. So why don’t you just make it? The entire tutorial for this classy dog bed is available here.

Modern Dog Bed

6. Pet Portrait

We never get tired of pet portraits! The more the merrier. You can create one for each room based off of the room’s style and aesthetic. To make this particular one, check out the how-to guide here.

Pet Portrait

7. Pup Photo Wall Clock

Clocks. Ha. Am I right? It’s so old school. Now that we have our smart phones and apple watches who needs a clock? Wel…l when it’s this cute, who wouldn’t want to mount one up on a wall. Turn your pup’s face into your clock’s face with this helpful how-to.

Pup Picture DIY clock

8. Pop Art Pet Portrait

This DIY is going to help you gain some serious art cred. You get Warhol-ize your pup sans the big $$. What more could you pawssibly want?

Pop Art Pet Portrait

9. DIY Dog Calendar

Do you spend most of your time obsessively taking pictures of your fuzzbutt? How about you put them all to good use by making a funky calendar out of it? So what if we’re half way through the year? That shouldn’t stop you from getting crafty. Find out how, here.

DIY Dog Calendar

Yappy DIY-ing!