How to make a CHEAP DIY cat house!

Have you ever looked at the price of cat condos? Highway robbery, am I right?! They just think we have our wallets splayed wide open because we have heart eyes for our cats? What if there was a way to give your cat a place to sleep, get a new outfit for yourself, AND help the Humane Society help more kitties? I was thinking DIY cat house…


There is a way! The patriotic thing to do, the American thing to do, is to BUILD IT YO SELF. When Tipsy Elves sent me this patriotic T-shirt for a political race that makes me want to cry, I knew what I needed to do. Well, I knew once I watched this instructional video. Introducing, the cheapest DIY cat house on the planet:


Here's what you need:

BAM! Cat box house AND you can wear the T-shirt when your cat isn't using it:


Now your cats have a dark place to get busy and make more kitties! Not everyone's kitties need to be making a lot of babies and that's why we love the Humane Society.


In an effort to bring good vibes and fun times back to the blogosphere, as a part of their #CatsForFreedom initiative, Tipsy Elves will be donating 10% of all orders using the checkout code ‘CATS’ until 5/31 to the San Diego Humane Society, which provides cats of all ages the resources to live freely. Check out their hilarious Patriotic Tops to create your own Cat Cave or wear around town to spread some Tipsy Elves ‘paws-itivity’.

There are only like 5 days to order and help the kitties!! CLICK HERE to order now

Let me know in the comments which shirt is your favorite. And which one you're ordering!

Jennifer Priest has some of the best craft ideas on her site Just JP and previously, Hydrangea Hippo. She shares tons of free tutorials and YouTube videos showing all kinds of crafts and DIY.

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Jennifer Priest is a 20+ year designer in the arts & crafts industry and home DIYer with a passion for creativity. An Army veteran raised on a ranch, from her experience, she shares smart DIY projects that save money and fun craft ideas that anyone can make. Besides blogging, Jennifer is a Master Practitioner and Trainer of NLP, Hypnosis, and MER, and coaches other online entrepreneurs on money mindset, business, and living an intentional life. When not blogging, Jennifer is having adventures in the wilderness, on road trips, playing with her cats, and making paleo food.

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  1. What a wonderful idea! The how to video is the cutest thing I’ve ever seen. I will definitely try this easy kitty box. What cat doesn’t love a cardboard box?

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