8 Quirky DIY Projects for Cool Cat Lovers

StyleTails’ readers have long been renowned as a crafty bunch. So with London Craft Week over, we’ve never felt more inspired to get a little DIY. And after some research, we were amazed at some of the amazing cat craft projects that are super easy to tackle. So whether you fancy making something for your home, a friend, or even your cat, here’s our round-up of cool craft projects for cat lovers.

Soda bottle cat planters

Image: Salty Canary


We couldn’t believe it when we realised these were made from soda bottles! These super cute planters couldn’t be easier to make. Simply draw your cat silhouette on an empty bottle, cute out, cover with spray paint in a colour of your choice and leave to dry. Finally, don’t forget to draw on those defining cat features and fill with your favourite plants. You can catch the tutorial in full here.

Cat bookmarks DIY Candy

Image: DIY Candy


Perfect for both the book fan and cat lover alike, these bookmarks will definitely impress. These are actually made from paint colour sample cards but you could create them using any type of card. On a rectangle, draw your cat and cut out around the paws so that it can sit over the edge of your page. Voilà! Check out the full details here.

Crochet cat bed Eilen Tein

Image: Eilen Tein


If you’re keen to take your crochet skills to the next level, try your hand at this crocheted cat bed. You can stop mid-way or build it up to create a little igloo. Get all the pattern and stitch details here.

Cat toe shoes Kittenhood

Image: Kittenhood


Cat shoes… oh my! Give a tired pair of shoes a stylish makeover with this quick DIY treatment. Round toe shoes work particularly well but we think pointed toes would be super cute too. You’ll also need black paint, brushes, masking tape, white paint, a white marker pen and a steady hand. We can’t wait to try this one ourselves. Get all the details here.

Cat Handbag A Beautiful Mess

Image: A Beautiful Mess


Sure to be a huge hit with stylish cat fans, we’re crazy about this handbag. It’s a little trickier, so perfect if you already have some sewing skills. It’s completely customisable meaning you can choose whatever colours you like to reflect your own personal style. Check it out here.

Cat print t-shirt, See Kate Sew

Image: See Kate Sew


Got a tired old t-shirt in need of a new lease of life? Believe it or not, this was created using a potato. Yes… really! We love the fact that you can play around with t-shirt colours and stamps to create a truly one-of-a-kind look. Find out how to do it yourself here.

Feather toys Martha Stewart

Image: Martha Stewart


Another one that’s on our list for sure, these cute cat toys are created using different colours of medium-weight wool felt. Their feathery finish, combined with bell will definitely offer hours of endless fun. Find out how to create these here.

Cat condo by Brittany Goldwyn

Image: Brittany Goldwyn


Because every cat deserves his or her own condo, creating your own allows you to tailor yours to your cat’s needs. Add various levels, include scratching posts and even a place to sleep. We love the addition of wheat grass, which is safe for cats too. Get the lowdown here.

Tried any cat DIY projects that you’re proud of? Tell us in the comments below.

Aideen is a fashion, beauty and lifestyle writer, from Northern Ireland. She grew up with a sassy tabby cat, named Lucky, who proved unlucky by nature, creating mischief wherever her paws took her. She currently has a British Shorthair cat called Indy, who has a penchant for the finer things in life. She loves combining her passion for writing, fashion and cats, spending her days blogging with Indy by her side.

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