Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Archie's New Pug Cave!

Happy Tuesday everyone!

It is me...

I am so excited!

I am reporting to you from my very own...


My Momma and Dad just created it for me in their new basement space!

Ta Da!

This is my very own Pug Cave Bed!

I saw the Pug Man Cave my friend Zack got from his momma Tracy in NM and I went on strike until I got one too!

Zack is my inspiration and hero!

Let me take you on a little tour of the new space!

The basement use to be my mom's mobile frame shop when she had one about 10 years ago, and she decided it was time for the work tables to go away and the comfy home space to be created near the big beautiful window they have down there.

It used to be perfect space to work and now it is perfect to relax in for the whole family including me!

My momma is so excited about our new space.  It is about 10 to 15 degrees cooler down there in the Summer which will be great for those really hot nights she just cannot sleep.  Dad sleeps through anything I tell ya, but she wakes up and just starts working on stuff.  I always follow her to keep her company, so maybe now she will be inspired to lay back down for a few extra winks of sleep. :)

She decorated the space for about $13 if you can believe it!

The twin beds were generously given to us by Fred's mom who was changing some things in her own house.

Then we had one set of vintage sheets and found another set of king sized ones at GoodWill for $8.  She cut the fitted sheet on a diagonal and made the two bed skirts by placing one triangle half on either L of the bed configuration!

Then she used the poppy pattern king pillow shams that her MIL gave us as window treatments by nailing them up to the window panes!

We already had all of the little pillows and rugs and pictures upstairs in different rooms so she gathered them up and started decorating!

Isn't that FUN?

See my little bed?  
The exciting part is that I get to keep finding stuff to decorate my pug cave, but I already have my very own vintage bedspread, pug pillow and welcome sign!

Then as a treat, my momma bought herself her favorite IKEA shelf brackets for $5 that she has wanted forever, but just never had a good place to put them until now!

We even had the white wood shelf left over from disassembling the frame shop to put on the orange circle brackets!

See the new Sunflower Owl Pillow my momma told you about yesterday?

Well, this is the new special space she put it in!

She is happily busy making more pillows that you can see the beginnings of on the little IKEA shelf.

We will be able to show them to you soon decorating the day beds!

So what do you think of my new Pug Man Cave?

Please leave me a note and let me know!

You are all invited over anytime to come and play in it with me!


(Proud Pug Cave Owner)

*Little pug paws pounding chest... OOO ooo OOO*


Molly the Airedale said...

Your new space is so bright and cheerful, Archie. We absolutely love it! Everything about it is fun and creative!

Love ya lots,
Mitch and Molly

tubby3pug said...

That is too cool ARchie we are so so jealous, your momma is just brilliant

urban hounds

Sketching with Dogs said...

We love your man-cave Archie, you are a lucky boy!
Your mum has turned your basement into such a great space, it is not like a basement at all, so light and cheerful with all the bright colours. Have a lovely time in your new cool quarters - geddit, cool becasue it's cooler (never mind, LOL).
Dip Bridge and Elliot x

Unknown said...

RChee, this here is your Unky Howie. I'm admirin that pug cave and wondering if you gots a mini fridge yet? xoxo

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

Wow, Archie, you got yourself one pawesome mancave there. You will have to have a big party to celebrate - that way we can all test out the mancave too - BOL.

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

Minnie and Mack said...

Love, love, love it! We'll be over soon for a sleep over.

Drools and licks,
Minnie, Mack and foster Mario

Tracy C. said...

This is the best news ever Archie!!! I am proud to be your inspiration. When our mommies and daddies love us like ours do we know ANYTHING is possible.

Yeah, bring on the football!! Well, the snacks anyways.

Whoop Whoop,

Your Buddy Zack
(and Zoe & Zelda too... plus mommy Tracy)

Meredith LeBlanc said...

Holy Cow! That's an awesome Pug Man Cave! and so cheery and cool. R-Chee Barchie, you're one lucky Puggy :)

Meredith & Scarlet

Payton's mom said...

Wow! Archie, that is a very manly cave! I hope you have fun in it!

The Slimmer Pugs, Kitties, and Mama said...

Wesa loves the man cave Archie. By the way, how did your mama make your bed?
Much Luvums,
The Slimmer Puggums
George, Gracie, Toby, Lily, and Mimi

Piggy said...

Wow!!! Love it! Gotta have it!!!

Millie and Walter said...

Wow! What a great pug cave. I can't wait to see what other pug things you find to fill it up with.


Archie and Melissa said...

hi mindy!

thank you so much for the question about my pug cave bed.

i threw a little blanket over emmitt's buddy bed :)



Laura said...

What a pawsome place for you to chillax, Archie! Enjoy the beautiful pug cave your Mommy created just for you!

Puglette said...

wow, that is a beautiful place to relax and chill out. i can't wait to see what you add to your man cave!

Poppy said...

Wow, what a great pug cave you have! Orange is such a fun cheery color; I really like it too.


Suzy said...

What a great man cave, R-Chee! Enjoy!

Hank said...

Congrats, Archie! That is great! Your own little retreat. :)

Enjoy, my friend!

Hugs -


Tweedles -- that's me said...

I am so happy that you can go off strike now!
That pug-man- cave is the coolest hang out place that I have ever seen.
And it looks sound proof too.
I am so glad that Zack shared his idea with you, because now you have one too!
I love all the colors. Its so cheerful and cozy!
Congratulations Archie!

marianne said...

Oh wow Archie your Mom has created a fabulous space there and having you on those vintage colorful beds is just the cherry on the cake!
What a nice comfy and cool place!
Love your matching bed!!!

RSM said...

Ok, Melissa you have outdone yourself yet again. This pug man cave is without doubt the cutest coolest little flat any sweet doggy could ever hope for. Now I have to give up part of my basement, convert it and figure out how to create a triple corgi cave. Thanks! Nice work! -randy

LindyLou4U said...

WOW, what an awsome "space" and so fun and bright...Melissa, you and I must be kindred spirits in the color world...I sooooo love the color combinations you chose...so fun!

Alycia said...

what an adorable space! you are one lucky pug :) and super cute too ;)