Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Pillows, Pillows and More Pillows!!!

One of the easiest ways to change the look of a room is to change the pillows on your sofa , a chair or your bed.  I LOVE to sew pillows and I love to use them everywhere.  And yes, my hubby tells me there are way too many pillows on our bed!!

Today I thought I would share with you photos of pillows I have made.  Some are very "cottagey"- is that a word? Others are a little more traditional.  Lets look at the cottage ones first....... 








These were made with designer fabrics I picked up on sale and vintage linens that in some way were flawed- a hole, a stain, or a tear. I cut them up to use for the pillows. I can see these on a white iron bed with a vintage chenille bedspread and an old quilt!!

Now for the traditional ones........




Wouldn't these look good on a small chair in the living or family room?

Stay tuned for another post coming up next week on some more pillows and a super thrifty way to make them!!!!!!!

Kari

Linked to:
Vintage Inspiration Friday
Feathered Nest Friday

12 comments:

  1. love the vintage pillows. Great idea for old linens. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. I just love pillows made from days gone by vintage tablecloths, linens, aprons, bedspreads, pillowcases...and the added lace & buttons...timeless....Thanx for sharing. Tiff from The Cranky Queen

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  3. Your pillows are darling~I love to use vintage linens as pillows too~ Thanks for sharing at FNF! :)

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  4. Hi Kari, nice to see a fellow Michigainian!!!!
    Love your pillows and your blog!
    Celeste, thevictoriantailor.blogspot.com

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  5. True true Kara, I have a pillow obsession. Love your new pillows and thank you for joining my newbie party.

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  6. Love pillows, they add such a wonderful touch to any room. Yours are all stunning. Hugs, Marty

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  7. what a beauties! love these vintage embroideries <3

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  8. Terrific! I should use some of my vintage hankies on pillows.
    Stopping by from the Newbie party.

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  9. Your pillows look great and it gives me an idea... thanks!

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  10. Beautiful looking pillows!

    Dee
    Your new follower

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  11. Hello Kari~

    Such lovely pillows, so vintage & shabby chic! Happy to be a new follower of your great blog. I invite you to share any & all of your creative ideas with my followers, please link to my blog bash K.I.S.S. :)

    Drop By The Tattered Tag

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