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7 DIY Guinea Pig Beds You Can Build Today (With Pictures)
Sprucing up your guinea pig’s enclosure is one of the best ways to make them feel comfortable and cared for in your home. While there are plenty of things you can do to make your guinea pig happy, like giving them treats or toys, making sure they have comfortable bedding should be your top priority!
Because of their petite size, making a DIY guinea pig bed can be fast and easy. We’ve searched high and low to find the best plans to learn how to make a guinea pig perfect for any DIYer – so if you’re looking to make your pet’s life that much comfier, keep reading!
#1 Donut Shaped DIY Guinea Pig Bed Plans from Guinea Pig Cages
These incredibly squishy donut shaped beds from the Guinea Pig Cages forums are so easy to make, and can be decorated with whatever patterns of fleece or other fabric you have lying around. Requiring little more than fabric and a material to stuff it with, anyone with basic sewing skills can easily DIY this guinea pig bed in an hour or less.
#2 No-Sew DIY Guinea Pig Bed Plans from Danni Duck Loves Piggies
If you’ve never learned to sew, finding DIY guinea pig beds that you can make could be a real challenge. Danni Duck comes to the rescue with this no-sew bed that’s so easy to make! Requiring only scissors, a ruler, fabric, and something to stuff it with, these ingenious beds are held together by frilly knots around the edges that your guinea pig will love playing with.
#3 Hidey House DIY Guinea Pig Bed Plans from Picture Healer
Picture Healer really outdid themselves with this DIY guinea pig house designed to give your little piggy a place to hid. Made of comfortable fleece on both the inside and outside, it requires some sewing skills but is well worth the effort. If you have a sewing machine and aren’t afraid to use it, give this DIY plan a try!
#4 Cuddle Cup DIY Guinea Pig Bed Plans from Squiggly Pigs
This video DIY plan, courtesy of Squiggly Pigs on Youtube, makes it easy to follow along with building a teacup sized bed for your diminutive pet. You’ll need either a sewing machine or needle and thread to finish it, but the sewing is quite simple in comparison to many other DIY guinea pig bed plans. It’s a great option for anyone looking to learn how to sew.
#5 Piggie Shaped DIY Guinea Pig Bed Plans from Wild Olive
When you’re ready to take on a more advanced DIY guinea pig bed project, look towards this one from Wild Olive. With a more intricate pattern and lots of pinning required, you’ll need to have decent sewing skills to be able to finish it. Your reward will be a guinea pig bed shaped like a guinea pig!
#6 Plush Pillow DIY Guinea Pig Bed Plans from Sugar & Spice Piggies
Simple, elegant, and plush, these DIY bed plans from Sugar & Spice Piggies come with a video tutorial to make them even easier to craft. You won’t need much besides fleece fabric, stuffing, and a basic hand sewing kit to get started.
#7 Fleece Hammock DIY Guinea Pig Bed Plans from Little Adventures
We saved the best for last! Little Adventures has made our favorite guinea pig bed on the entire list – A cozy and adorable hammock that guinea pigs absolutely love. It’s not as hard to make as it looks, either. As long as you’re comfortable using a needle and thread, you’ll be fine making this swinging bed for your pig pet.
If you were wondering how to make a guinea pig bed of your very own, we hope that our guide has helped! Which one of these DIY guinea pig beds caught your attention the most? With plans for every skill level (and even a no-sew bed), there’s a plan for people of all ages. Thanks for reading today, and we hope you have lots of fun making your guinea pig their new bed!
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Nicole is the proud mom of Baby, a Burmese cat and Rosa, a New Zealand Huntaway. A Canadian expat, Nicole now lives on a lush forest property with her Kiwi husband in New Zealand. She has a strong love for all animals of all shapes and sizes (and particularly loves a good interspecies friendship) and wants to share her animal knowledge and other experts’ knowledge with pet lovers across the globe.
- #1 Donut Shaped DIY Guinea Pig Bed Plans from Guinea Pig Cages
- #2 No-Sew DIY Guinea Pig Bed Plans from Danni Duck Loves Piggies
- #3 Hidey House DIY Guinea Pig Bed Plans from Picture Healer
- #4 Cuddle Cup DIY Guinea Pig Bed Plans from Squiggly Pigs
- #5 Piggie Shaped DIY Guinea Pig Bed Plans from Wild Olive
- #6 Plush Pillow DIY Guinea Pig Bed Plans from Sugar & Spice Piggies
- #7 Fleece Hammock DIY Guinea Pig Bed Plans from Little Adventures
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