How To Make a Memory Foam Dog Bed From Crumb Foam
On average, dogs spend 50% of the day asleep, 30% of the day inactive and a mere 20% active. That’s a lot of time to rest, time we’re sure that many of us as humans are quite jealous of. If your four-legged friend is going to snooze all day, a memory foam dog bed is a must. You don’t have to spend a fortune making sure that pooch is comfortable however. In fact, you can make your very own memory foam dog bed at home. It’s simple, reliable and cost effective.
A Memory Foam Dog Bed to Suit Your Styles.
The great thing about making your own memory foam dog bed, is that you can make it to suit you and your dog’s style. Many of the more affordable dog beds available for purchase tend to be relatively generic. Of course, you could spend a few hundred pounds on something extraordinary. Why would you want to do that though, when you could make something both unique and affordable?
Before you begin making your memory foam dog bed, consider how you want it to appear. Should it be bright and colourful to resonate the bundles of energy that your dog has? Alternatively, perhaps it should exhibit a classical style? For the sophisticated canines, out there. No matter how you want your memory foam dog bed to look, it’s simple when you create your own. Simply locate a fabric that’s right for you and purchase in measurements relative to your dog’s size. A Chihuahua naturally won’t need as big a bed as a Great Dane; unless they really value space.
Making Your Memory Foam Dog Bed.
To make your memory foam dog bed, you’ll need some scissors, cotton, a sewing machine (or an able pair of hands), a tape measure and some chalk. You also need to purchase some Crumb Foam. GB Foam Direct stocks a variety of crumb foam to suit all purposes. It’s easy to work with and highly affordable. What’s more, we ship all orders made before 11:30 am for next day delivery.
First of all, you’ll need to cut two equal squares or rectangles from the fabric of your choice. Make sure to use the tape measure to make equal measurements. Next use the chalk to mark the fabric and finally the scissors to cut it. Next, simply place the piece of fabric on top of each other and sew along three of the four sides. If you’ve cut rectangular shapes, make sure to leave one of the shorter sides unsewn.
Once completed, your memory foam dog bed should resemble an open bag. Take your crumb foam and pour it in to the opening. If you prefer, you can also install a zip prior to this in order to make it easier to fill or refill as required. Once filled appropriately, either sew the opening shut, or use the zip you installed to seal it. Guess what? You’re done! It really is that simple. There are however some extra steps you can take to truly make your memory foam dog bed unique.
Enhance Your Memory Foam Dog Bed.
If you want to take your brand-new dog bed to the next level, you could try these tips to truly make it superior.
- Try placing your memory foam dog bed in a repurposed draw. This can look great, especially with a lick of paint.
- Making a crate from scrap wood is also a popular choice for housing dog beds.
- A hollowed-out side table is perfect for smaller dogs and allows you to truly make their bed a home.
- For something a bit more unusual, try using a larger sized suitcase to place your dog bed in.
- Removing the wheels and handle from a wagon is also something to consider.