Have I ever shared that I love to decorate just about every area in my home? Since we just finished painting the dining room our cat Stinkerbelle's food station needed some love too. So, here is a post breaking down the things you will need to create a pet bar station idea like the one for our fur baby.
Remember my paint project in the dining room? You know the post called Paint a Room like a Professional? Well, it's the reason for a new space for Stinker.
I have to warn you that this pet bar station idea is a work in progress.
Then why am I showing you now, you ask?
Because I couldn't resist featuring Stinkerbelle's new Rae Dunn bowls.
Aren't they adorable!
Okay, so where do we begin?
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BASE OR TRAY
Start with the bottom and move your way up.
For Stinkerbelle's pet bar station idea, I decided to use an old piece of aged wood, but you can use a cutting board, tray, piece of marble, place mat, and the list goes on. But the main thing is to use something that is safe and will keep their bowls from moving all around.
And if you want it to coordinate with your decor, look for a style and color that fits right in.
Just remember to think outside the box and be creative. The options are endless.
FOOD STORAGE CONTAINER
The second main item is the food storage container.
I have future plans of finding a tin container, but for now, I decided to spray paint my current plastic piece. Painting it turned out great and it gave it the clean look I was hoping for.
You may be able to fit the storage container on the tray with everything else, or it can sit next to the tray.
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RAE DUNN BOWLS
These Rae Dunn bowls are the main reason for sharing this post with you.
Other than the super cute, fun text, I really like the finish on the bowls. It is smooth like silk, and they clean up easily.
So far Stinkerbelle likes them too!
Look for some bowls that fit the decor of your home if you like for everything to match. If not, then go for whatever makes you smile and is safe for your kitty.
MASON JAR TREAT STORAGE
All animals need a treat when they're behavior is good. Having a place to store their treats is important.
Since I love the farmhouse look, a simple mason jar did the trick!
These treats now have a pretty home right by her super cute Rae Dunn bowls, and the mason jar adds some stylish decor to the space.
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Well, there you have it. Stinkerbelle's new pet bar station idea.
I think she loves it!
She was even nice enough to pose for some pictures.
And eat all the food in the bowl while I was trying to take some good photos of her.
And then decide to take a nap since her belly is full and napping is what cat's do best. Haha!
Here's a to-do list of what you will need to make your kitty or dog a pet bar station.
- Base like a tray, cutting board, piece of marble, placemat or food mat
- Pet food storage container
- Rae Dunn bowl for food and water
- Treat storage container
I hope this pet bar station idea has inspired you to create a special and safe place for your animal to eat.
And if you have any unique or fun ideas for your fur babies please comment and share. We love to hear from you!
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Tuesday 8th of October 2019
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Thursday 26th of April 2018
I think your kitty bar is an adorable idea. I won't be able to do it because I have too many cats, and I would need several of them. There are certain cats that can't eat chicken due to allergies and another cat that can't eat too much because of weight. Yada yada. But if I had just one cat like your Stinker I would do it in a heartbeat. I also love Rae Dunn cat dishes and bowls. I must have between 12 and 15 that say drink, slurp, sip, devour, eat, nosh, purr, meow, Etc. Some have pastel green or pink insides.
Thursday 3rd of May 2018
Oh my goodness! Your cat family sounds adorable and I love that you have so many Rae Dunn bowls! Tag me sometime in a photo on Instagram so I can see all your family. Thanks for sharing!