Vintage Soda Crate Pet Beds from Designer Tom Davie

Thu, Sep 8, 2011

Beds & Loungers

Designer Tom Davie of studiotwentysix2 recently acquired several awesome vintage soda crates and he wanted to do something special with them, so he transformed them into these one-of-a-kind pet beds. Each crate now houses a high density foam cushion covered in a cool mod print fabric and the crates have a clear satin finish. If you’re looking for something unique for kitty to snooze in, then this may be the thing for you.

Tom’s soda crate pet beds are available on his website for $49.95.

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14 Responses to “Vintage Soda Crate Pet Beds from Designer Tom Davie”

  1. 1
    Lorraine

    3 love it’s from my 3 cats Ashley, Ringo,and Binx .

  2. 2
    jmuhj

    I like these a lot, especially the Japanese-inspired print and the Pennsylvania Dutch-themed print. They look very comfortable, too ;)

  3. 3
    Amy

    Cool looking product and a reasonable price.

  4. 4
    caren gittleman

    I absolutely LOVE THESE and am considering purchasing one. I do have one question.

    Will my Sheltie be able to chew through the wood?

    He sometimes chews (and he is 4 yrs old, it is ridiculous!)

    I love these and they would go with my living room perfectly…could someone please let me know? thanks!

  5. 5
    Joyce

    These are too cool…Love it….my kitties will too.

  6. 6
    kittykitty

    There really should be a feature on Moderncat.com that let’s me stash away posts of yours that are my favorite … like Amazon. ;) Tom’s beds are pretty kewl.

  7. 7
    Marina

    I went immediately on Tom Davie’s website to buy one, but the beds had been already sold.. all of them! Lucky kitties, those who got them! :-)

  8. 8
    Via Negativa

    Oh, I can’t believe somebody else has already thought of this! I was just thinking last week what cool cat beds the old wooden soda bottle crates would make. I was looking at some cat beds made from French crates that were a LITTLE pricey at over $100 for a wooden crate with a pillow (at that price, it had better be a down pillow!) and printing in French. And of course, being an East Texan, I thought, hey why not just use an old Dr. Pepper crate? This is a great DIY for those who, (like me) live in towns that once-upon-a-time had soda bottling facilities. There are tons of those old soda bottle crates laying about if you remember to keep an eye out for them! There are so many cool old-fashioned soda brands you don’t see anymore, too; what a great way of preserving and using an Americana collectible!

  9. 9
    peg

    What a great way to recycle! Love them!

  10. 10
    Stacy Cole

    old schoooool!!!!

  11. 11
    Bailey

    Bought one of the two Pepsi beds, can’t wait to see my cats using it. =D

  12. 12
    MyKinKStar

    Geez, I bought 3 wooden soda crates a few years ago at just 5 bucks a piece. I cut up an old fence post into 5 inch blocks and added stubby legs to them and my lucky 7 catZ love them – As Is! Whenever I wash and rotate their mats (I buy old cloth placemats at the local thrift shop, which work great to keep from having to wash all of their bedding as often), I sometimes will add them to their crate beds, but usually they are just bare naked. Perfect size for them to get down into, even my BIG BoyZ, like a box they can’t scratch and destroy!

  13. 13
    Tom Davie

    Tom Davie here. Thank you for all of the positive feedback on the soda crate pet beds. They all sold out within 90 minutes of the blog posting. Due to the popularity, I have now added a simple name and email form to the bottom of the pet bed web page. This will allow you to be notified when new beds become available, prior to them being listed in the online shop. Thanks again to the moderncat online community. Also, the 7up paperboard bed is currently available for purchase.

  14. 14
    Amber

    yep, i’m on the “contact list” for these now. my grandfather worked for Pepsi for the longest, repairing vending machines, and retired in the 90′s. rare, unusual, and vintage Pepsi stuff is of particular interest to me, and these are just an adorable way to repurpose old crates!


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