Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Pillow PART-AY!

So...I think I was having a malfunction last night. A crafting malfunction. I couldn't quite stop creating. Some would say that this is not a problem, but when you have other things that you should be doing it is a malfunction.

These little pillows were part of the craftiness that happened the other night.
I wanted to try my hand at using felt.
So, I got out my scraps and my needle and thread and got to it.
This what I came up with.
I just whip stitched some strips of fabric and then pulled them tight. I kind of got this flower thing. I quite liked it, so I made three more.
I used colors that would match my bedroom.
I just hot glued them to a pillow that I already had.
I think it took me 5 minutes from start to finish.

This little beauty was inspired by the dollar store.
Don't you love crafts that involve those two words.
All you need now is to add thrift into the mix and I am in heaven.
Well-the pillow came from the thrift store. fifty cents-still in the plastic.
The petals-dollar store. I believe that they are part of the Valentine decor stuff.
They come in a package of 300-
I used half a bag.
I just hot glued the petals on to the pillow. It took a little bit of time, but I love the results.
7 already claimed it as her own.
These little flower pillows would be super cute in any color.
I know that the dollar store carries the petals in pink, red and white.

I am also having a little party of my own.
Today is my birthday!
(Is it weird that I am telling you that?)
I love my birthday and I have this weird thing that everyone should celebrate.
You know, like a national holiday of sorts.
So, hopefully while you are reading this I am out shopping with my mom and sister and eating good food.
Isn't that what we all do on our birthday?
Happy Wednesday everyone!

ps-I hooked up with Somewhat Simple-strut your stuff thursday! and

Shabby Chic Cottage-Transformation Thursday

Beyond the Picket Fence and

Fireflies and Jellybeans
Go and check out all of this fabulous inspiration!


  1. I love this!! I have the same fabric you have for my couch and loveseat. Great idea.

  2. Happy Birthday! Great to meet another January baby! (Mine was on the 17th).

    I love those petal pillows! Your pillow came out so pretty! Bravo!

    May all your birthday wishes come true!


  3. Happy Birthday! Whan I was teaching I used to have a count down to my birthday on the board so that all my students would know when it was! :) SO no, it is not wierd that you told us that it is your b-day... how else would we know?!?

    You pillows are just darling!

  4. Both of those pillows are so amazing!!! Love them!

  5. I am so excited you linked these up, they are adorable. Love the rose petals one! Thanks for joining my under $100 party--join me again next week!

  6. LOVE it :) This has gotta be my next project! Great job!!

  7. I LOVE this, LOVE it!
    I'll be linking...


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