Wow! Goodwill

This article was contributed by our resident home DIY expert, Kim Loring.

The second I saw an article online about DIY-ing this pet bed out of a vintage suitcase, I knew I had to try it!

My kitties have been known to squeeze into some crazier places than a suitcase. So I knew it had to work! When I spied a vintage suitcase at Goodwill, I scooped it up.

I picked up some finial heads (which usually cap the ends of curtain rods) at Home Depot, and a dowel at Hobby Lobby. The finials will become the “feet” for the bed, and I can even use the curtain rods to help prop open the suitcase.

First, I drilled holes in the bottom of the suitcase where the finials would screw in.

I purchased an inexpensive piece of egg crate from Hobby Lobby, and considered buying fabric to make a…

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