Shoebox Teddy/Doll Bed

If you have a shoe box lying around, they are a great size to make a bed for many types of dolls and teddies. It takes about 5 minutes to whip up and kids can decorate how they like.

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  • Shoe box
  • Scissors/craft knife
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil

How to make a shoe box bed for a teddy or doll

1. Cut or remove lid from box. Use the narrow side of the box as a template to measure the width of the bed back board.

How to make a shoe box bed for a teddy or doll

2. Cut out using scissors or a craft knife.

How to make a shoe box bed for a teddy or doll

3. Glue on the box to the desired height. 

How to make a shoe box bed for a teddy or doll

4. Add a small towel, blanket or other material to make the mattress.

How to make a shoe box bed for a teddy or doll

5. Add a tea towel or other material blanket and it’s done!

How to make a shoe box bed for a teddy or doll

How to make a shoe box bed for a teddy or doll

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Kelly loves life at both ends of the spectrum: wearing high heel shoes one day and hiking boots the next; sipping tea out of a pretty cup and slurping hot coffee from a camping mug; challenging herself physically and stopping for quiet unhurried moments to feel the wind on her face. Kelly and her husband Matthew seek to live a fun and adventurous life with their four children and pet bird.

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  1. says

    What a great idea! My 7 year old could set up a whole dormitory of beds with the number of stuffed animals she has in her room.

    We have made sleeping bags for them from leftover material that was too cute to send away, but never a bed. They are moving up in the world!

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