14 DIY Cat Beds For A Comfy Kitty Nap

Today’s roundup is exactly for cat owners because we are going to make cozy cat beds. Every pet needs a comfy space for sleeping, and cats especially because they sleep 20 hours a day. If your kitty still doesn’t have a cozy bed, it’s high time to craft one! There are lots of techniques to use and lots of materials to use, it’s up to you and skills you have, here you’ll find various tutorials including crocheting, knitting, sewing, repurposing and more, so let’s get started.

The first tutorial is for those who like crocheting. This cozy cat bed is fully crocheted, it’s a great idea as such a bed is very cozy and soft – isn’t it what a cat needs? The piece is placed on a wooden stand with a scratcher – cats love sleeping somewhere high to control everything but you may place it wherever your cat likes to sleep, for example, on a window sill.

DIY crochet cat bed (via themerrythought.com)

DIY crochet cat bed (via themerrythought.com)

This cat bed is similar but the difference is that it’s not crocheted but knitted. This is a great and fast project for those who love knitting, you may go for various kinds of yarn and colors, and chunky knit will make the bed more stylish. Go make one!

DIY soft knit cat bed (via abeautifulmess.com)

DIY soft knit cat bed (via abeautifulmess.com)

If your interior is a coastal one, the cat bed should fit it. This one is made of a wooden crate and is decorated with star fish – so cute and so beach-like! You may add more decor you like, and don’t forget to place a soft pillow inside to make the bed more comfortable.

DIY coastal cat bed (via www.gina-michele.com)

DIY coastal cat bed (via www.gina-michele.com)

If you have an old sweater that you don’t need anymore, or some faux fur, it’s high time to make a super cozy and stylish cat bed using it. This piece is made of copper pipes and an old sweater – though you may use any fabric you like, cats prefer something warm and fluffy. The instruction is very simple and won’t take much time to make.

DIY sweater copper bed (via acraftymix.com)

DIY sweater copper bed (via acraftymix.com)

Who said that pet furniture is always ugly? No way! This chic cat (or dog) bed is ideal to add a refined touch to your space. It’s made of a vintage suitcase placed on legs to make the cat feel comfier, and to add coziness to the bed you may fill the suitcase with faux fur or other fabric that is soft enough. Let your kitty sleep with style!

DIY cat bed of a vintage suitcase (via camillestyles.com)

DIY cat bed of a vintage suitcase (via camillestyles.com)

The option we are sharing here is exactly for those who lack space or for cats that prefer staying somewhere high. This is a wall-mounted cat hammock bed, don’t forget that the fabric should be durable to hold the cat. If you are going to attach it rather high, add some furniture or some boxes and crates to make getting to the hammock easier as not all cats can jump really high.

DIY wall-mounted cat hammock bed (via themerrythought.com)

DIY wall-mounted cat hammock bed (via themerrythought.com)

Cats love seclusion and darkness for sleeping, and making only a bed may be not very comfortable. Make this cat tent to add privacy and seclusion to the cat’s sleeping space, and your kitty will be grateful! This is a great tutorial for those who like sewing, and if not – still be ready to sew.

DIY cat tent bed (via mohntage.com)

DIY cat tent bed (via mohntage.com)

A large and comfy pillow is always a perfect idea for a pet. This tutorial will tell you how to make a pet bed shaped as a pillow and stuff it with catnip – easy and fun! Such a bed is very mobile and you can place it wherever you want anytime.

DIY printed pillow cat bed with catnip (via www.southernmomloves.com)

DIY printed pillow cat bed with catnip (via www.southernmomloves.com)

Here’s another secluded bed that isn’t only a bed but also a cat shelter. What I love about this idea is a unique kitty shape and fun printed fabric used for it. Read how to sew such a cute cat shelter and give your cat privacy while sleeping.

DIY cat bed shaped as a cat head (via seekatesew.com)

DIY cat bed shaped as a cat head (via seekatesew.com)

A simple crate can be turned into a very cute cat bed. How? Take a crate, stuff it with something really soft and then cover with fabric you like – voila! You may also add some catnip to the filling to make the bed more attractive for your cat. Very simple and mobile, can be taken outdoors, too!

DIY covered crate cat bed (via www.mywhiteideadiy.com.es)

DIY covered crate cat bed (via www.mywhiteideadiy.com.es)

Here’s another suitcase bed – this is even easier than the previous one. take a part of the suitcase and stuff it with something or place something soft inside – a pad or a pillow, and voila! Place the suitcase where you want (or where your cat loves to sleep) and that’s it.

DIY cat bed of a suitcase (via www.motherearthliving.com)

DIY cat bed of a suitcase (via www.motherearthliving.com)

Clothesline can be used to make a creative and fun cat bed! This one is shaped as a kitty head with ears and eyes painted – so cute and so eye-catchy! I bet your cat will love it, and you can easily make it using a sewing machine. Enjoy!

DIY cat bed of clothesline (via liagriffith.com)

DIY cat bed of clothesline (via liagriffith.com)

Let your cat sleep with comfort – sew a round cat bed and a bolster pillow for it! You may go for any fabric you like, here the author preferred colorful and printed types. So cute and so comfy – a real cat bed looking like a human’s one!

DIY round cat bed with a bolster pillow (via www.instructables.com)

DIY round cat bed with a bolster pillow (via www.instructables.com)

This cat bed is really a cute and creative one: it’s a hanging cat bed of a wooden basket. It looks and feels very cozy and rustic and can be hung anywhere you like, the author opted to hang it by the window to let the cat watch what’s going on there. Make it and make your kitty happy!

DIY hanging wooden basket bed (via www.madpaws.com.au)

DIY hanging wooden basket bed (via www.madpaws.com.au)

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