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Here is the DIY Download on creating a pet space.

Watch an Overview Video

Step 1

Tools & Materials

Skill saw
Saber saw
1x4 lumber
Crown molding
Power drill
Wire basket
Stainless steel food & water bowls
2-inch hinges
End table
Dog bed

Step 2

Step By Step

1. To create a pet organizer that looks like a decorative shelf, cut a piece of bead-board.

2. Finish the top with a small shelf and crown molding.

3. Add hooks for leashes and collars and a wire basket for small items.

4. Build a platform feeding station out of painted plywood.

5. Cut holes in the top for stainless steel food and water bowls.

6. Hinge the sides for storing food and treats.

7. For a decorative pet crate, repurpose an end table.

8. Remove shelves, if necessary, core sides with mesh, and replace the door with bars or a grill.

9. Place a soft pet bed inside

Pro Tip

A dedicated pet space can simplify life for you and your pet and it’s easy to blend into a room.