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Any excuse to craft is a good one! And what better excuse could there be than pampering a pet?
Pet beds and squeaky toys are a snap to make, and your dog will love you. I had a hard time finding the squeakers, though, until I finally found them on-line at Clotilde. You can also recycle squeakers from toys that are beyond repair, provided you rescue the squeaker in time (which is a good idea so your pet doesn't injest the plastic).
I've also made pillows with cedar inside, for natural pest control. You can also make a simple and easy CEDAR SACHET to throw in your pet's existing bed or blanket. They are super easy and worth the time! Not only will it make the bed smell better, but it will help with pest control.
Toys can be made in a variety of shapes and colors, with many different fabrics. I would suggest a durable fur or cordouroy, though, if your dog shells out the kind of abuse mine does. Old jeans also recycle well into tough plush toys!
Key and leash holders that show your love of your pet! Hang this by the door and you'll never have to search for Fido's leash or your house keys - provided you remember to put them BACK on the plaque when you come in.
Another great idea is to put the design and hooks on wall box, giving you a place not only to store keys, but to organize your incoming and outgoing mail.
Dogs need Christmas Stockings, too! These can be made in a variety of colors, and the Mutt Mitt shown here also comes with a dog treat mix, cookie cutter, and recipe card
...Fish need love to! Fin stockings look cute draped across the front of an aquarium on a string of green garland. We decorate our fish tank, you should, too!