Throw cushions or pillows (whichever you prefer) are a great way to add color to a room, to pull together a decor scheme, to make a statement or just to make a couch more comfy to sit on. Of course, they're also handy to have when watching scary movies. Ever thought of making your own? Here's some ideas.
Source: How To Make A Pillow
Let's start with the basics.
Source: How to Make a Zippered
And here's how to make a zippered cover.
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Apparently this only takes 15 minutes to make.
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You could make cushions with any letters you like.
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You could make these for various seasons and holidays.
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Of ocurse, you don't have to use gingham but it's so cute.
Source: Round Pleated Pillow Tutorial
Looks classy doesn't it?
Source: DIY Basics: Watercolor-Inspired Throw Pillows
Can you believe these are made with Sharpies and rubbing alcohol?
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Perfect for a shabby chic room.
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Good enough to eat
Source: West Elm Inspired Gold Leaf
Yep - it's gold leaf on fabric - awesome.
Source: DIY Pom Pom Pillows
Pom poms always add a cuteness factor.
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I love this.
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This uses acrylic paints thinned down.
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A great way to recycle favorite old tees.
Source: How to Sew a Word
Choose your favorite word.
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Pastels are always pretty.
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You have to love a no-sew project
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Doesn't every home need one of these?
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Looks easy and fun to do.
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Put your favorite words on show,
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Make your own and save money.
Source: Re-Purposed Sweater Pillows - Tidbits
What a great way to use up old sweaters.
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Fancy having a go at stenciling?
Source: DIY Knot Pillows Tutorial
If you want something a little different.
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Tassels are easier to make than you might think.
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A cheap and easy way to add color to your room or pimp up your couch.
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Another option if you want words on your pillows.
Source: Miss Lovie: Anthro Knockoff Heart
Why pay Anthropologie prices if you can make your own?
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Are you feeling the romantic vibe?
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You'll have to resist taking a bite.
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Cos there's no place like home.
A change of shape.
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Well you can never go wrong with hearts and glitter - right?
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