Christmas is the perfect holiday where you can show your best furry tail-wagger just how much he means to you by giving him a special present.
We always want the best for our loved ones. Store-bought gifts are cliché and effortless. So what better way to show your affection than to give personalised presents. Your dogs may not be able to recognise your efforts but seeing them enjoy the DIY presents will surely be rewarding and heart-warming.
1. Christmas Dog Collar
The best way to start your holiday DIY game is by making the perfect Christmas dog collar. Collars do not have to look plain and boring all the time, spruce up your dog with this Christmas-themed collar to make him feel extra special this festive season. Get the full tutorial here.
2. Ombre Dog Leash
This DIY idea is perfect for any occasion. This is the season to walk your dog outside with a stylish and elegant looking leash. To make this ombre collar more suitable for the Christmas season, just change the colour to red and green! Your dog may not be able to see the colour difference, but this will surely be a conversation starter amongst dog owners. Get the full tutorial here.
3. Peanut Butter Cupcakes
You can never go wrong with cupcakes! This version is loaded with peanut butter goodness from the batter to the velvety frosting. This is guaranteed to be a big hit with your pup during the holiday season. Get the recipe here.
4. Dot Painted Bowls
Since Christmas is a season for food, food, and food. Where do you put all of it? That’s right, in the dog bowl. Make your DIY dog bowl extra special by putting more effort into personalising it. This is also a good present to include in your dog Christmas hamper along with the other treats.
5. Christmas Dog Treats
This is another yummy treat on the list. Whilst it is common to make homemade treats for your dog, treats specially made for Christmas will lift your dog’s holiday spirit. This is a good DIY treat idea to express your love.
Get the recipe here.
6. Dog Treat Jar
This simple DIY present is also the best place to store your Christmas dog treats. Not only is this jar easy to make, but it is also incredibly adorable. And just like the DIY dog bowl, this is also an ideal gift for the hamper!
Get the full tutorial here.
7. Holiday Sweater Dog Bed
Everyone has that ugly Christmas sweater and now is the best time to upcycle them. Turn your ugly holiday sweater into your dog’s favourite sleeping spot! This will serve as a portable bed exclusively for your best pal. The best part is that this project is surprisingly easy to make. Get the full tutorial here.
8. Modern Pet Bed
If the sweater idea is too simple for you, a modern pet bed might be right up your alley. This bed can accommodate your dog’s friends as well! This is a good permanent spot for your dog to relax in during the cold holiday season. Get the full tutorial here.
9. Paw Print Wall Art
Unleash your dog’s inner artist. This DIY project will be a good way for you to bond with your dog. Not only will you have an enjoyable time with your pup, but you will also create a masterpiece which you can frame and keep for a long time. Get the full tutorial here.
10. Rope Ball Dog Toy
Last but definitely not least, give your dog a toy. Children ask toys from Santa, but who else loves toys? That’s right, our four-legged friends. This is the perfect time to make your dog a fun DIY rope toy that he can play with for hours on end. Get the full tutorial here.
Wherever you are in the world, we hope you and your pets have a joyous holiday! Happy DIYing!