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Inspiration for DIY projects can come from almost anywhere! This project inspiration was from a quick clip from the movie, Princess Diaries 2.
While watching this movie with my grandchildren, the middle child spotted a cat on a hammock and wanted us to build one for their cat, Axel. (They also now have new kitty, Bella.)
To us it looked like a PVC project so we told him we'd try to recreate it for him.
This is how we did it.
The hammock part is two layers of fabric with a fleece middle. We used a fun 90's print for the top side and a more sedate blue for the bottom, although either side can be used right side up. The fabric hammock is washable but I would recommend air drying on a flat surface. Prewash your fabrics to prevent shrinking after washing.
PVC projects are always so much fun and this one was no exception! It was especially special since it was requested by the grandkids.
We did not glue any of the parts as we wanted to be able to take it apart for transportation to its new home. It actually seems to work with a cat without the parts having to be glued.
We would recommend some kind of rubber "foot" on the four bottom elbows as it is slippery if this is placed on a hard floor. It probably would be fine on carpet thought.
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FYI: We are not professionals, and we don't claim to be. This is what we found worked for our project. Yours may need a little different approach. Safety first!
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