reincarnate::giving old things new life::

traveling aromatherapy pet bed.

DSCN6404 copyWell… no, it wasn’t built for travel, but it is made from an old suitcase. I’ve been wanting to make this since I thrifted this back in October. I got the idea from the magazine, ReadyMade.

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I relined the inside. Basically, I measured and cut heavy stabilizer to fit the bottom and sides. Then fused fabric to it, quilting it for a nice handmade touch…so it didn’t look like it was just hot glued in- which it was.

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I made the cushion cover out of cozy chenille and totally removable for washing. This is the back of the cushion. I love the binding that I added to the edges. The cushion itself is filled with polyfill. For an added bonus I put about 5 cups of a dried lavendar and balsam mix. Those two scents together are so yummy! Rosemary, dried of course, would also work for dogs.

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Tada!! Insert cute weinie dog here. I’m so glad to have that project off my chest! Get out there and go thrifting for some vintage luggage!!

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