5 Cute DIY Dog Collar Ideas

DIY dog collars

Your dog deserves to look glamorous so upgrade from that generic dog collar to a stylish DIY dog collar! Your dog will love you for it.

In this post, we’re going to show you 5 different dog collar ideas. Some are quite easy to make, while others will take a bit more time.

1. Dog Collar Couture

DIY dog collar flower

This easy DIY dog collar involves attaching a silk flower onto your dog’s collar. This will definitely make it easy to spot your dog in the dog park!

You will need:

  • Upholstery needle and thread
  • Button snap set
  • Silk flower


2. Braided Dog Collar

DIY braided dog collar

Here’s an awesome braided DIY dog collar that you can customize to any colors you’d like. I really love the look of this one and it’s actually not that hard to make!

You will need:

  • Size chart
  • Paracord, 1 solid colored and 1 patterned
  • Measuring tape
  • Scissors
  • Plastic buckle
  • Lighter
  • Tape


3. Painted Dog Collar

Painted dog collar

If you’re a doodler/artist and you want to put some personality into your dog’s collar, this project is the way to go. Your dog will be looking super fly with this unique DIY collar.

You will need:

  • Blank Leather Collar
  • Leather crafting mallet
  • A hard surface such as marble, granite or thick wood or metal block
  • Water spray bottle (a fine mist is best) Leather tools (alphabets and designs)
  • Paintbrushes
  • Acrylic craft paint
  • Leather stain


4.  Dog Collar Bow Tie

DIY dog collar bow tie

If your dog likes to look really pretty, he/she will love this DIY bow tie dog collar. It’s so simple to make too!

You will need:

  • The fabric of your choice
  • Scissors
  • Needle and thread
  • Dog Collar


5.  Upcycled Vintage Fabric and Leather Half Chain Martingale Collar

Fancy DIY leather collar

First of all, look at how cute that dog is in the picture above. Wow. This DIY dog collar has a more high-class look for those fancier dogs in your life.

You will need:

  • Half Martingale Chain (I bought mine Here)
  • Old Leather Belt
  • Vintage Fabric
  • Basting Spray
  • Sewing Machine and Heavy Duty Thread
  • Leather Punch
  • Rivets
  • Hammer
  • Measuring Tape



The collar is a very important accessory for your dog. If you really want to go all out and give your dog a collar that shows some personality, DIY is the way to go. Sure, you could buy a collar online or from the stores, but you can never beat homemade.

If you enjoyed these DIY dog collars, let us know which one was your favorite!

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DIY dog collar ideas

Types: Crafts, Adult
Categories: Pets


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