5 DIY gift ideas for pet lovers
Here are some adorable, easy-to-make holiday crafts for your pets or your pet-loving friends, courtesy of DIYer extraordinaire Brit Morin.
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 01:26 PM
If you're looking for gift ideas for pet lovers or something for your furry, four-legged companion, Brit Morin has some ideas.
The founder of Brit + Co., an online DIY community, teamed up with PetSmart Charities to suggest some crafty and creative projects to celebrate adopted pets this holiday season.
"Having pets myself, I love giving ideas on how to show adopted pets how special they are in simple and affordable ways," Morin said.
How are you making your pet's house a home for the holidays? Show Morin by sharing your pictures on Instagram with the hashtag #petshappyhome, and she'll pick one submission to feature on her website.
Check out her festive DIY projects below and get inspired.
Decorate your tree with your feline friend or canine companion. Simply purchase some clear ornaments, slip cardstock photos of your pet inside and add some confetti for a festive touch.
Turn your pet’s picture into a decorative throw pillow. All you need is iron-on transfer paper, fabric and a sewing machine. If you don’t think you’re up for the task of making your own pillow, simply iron the image onto an onto an existing pillow or pillowcase.
Pumpkin peanut butter dog treats
These homemade holiday dog treats aren't only delicious — they're also nutritious and aid in doggie digestion. Plus, they require only six ingredients, so they're easy to make.
Etched-glass treat jars
Gather a glass jar, some etching cream, electrical tape, vinyl adhesive letters and a paintbrush, and let Morin walk you through the simple process of creating a one-of-a-kind etched-glass treat jar.
In the video below, Morin shows you how to make your own pet-inspired stamps in just 15 minutes.
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