Did you know I used to make pillows? It was what my Etsy shop used to consist of! I have sewn more pillows in my life than I care to even think about, so when I found pre-sewn pillows on Darby Smart, I was one happy girl.
These pillows are a blank canvas - literally, and the possibilities are endless. I loved dressing this one up with some fun pom-poms and a pink stripe;
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Supplies: Get the entire kit here!
- Pillow Case
- 1 yard pom-pom Edging
- Martha Stewart Acrylic Paint
- E6000 Glue
- Scissors, Iron
- Foam Brush
- Masking Tape
- Piece of cardboard or paint stir stick
Step 1: Wash and dry your pillow case. Iron out any wrinkles
Step 2: Use 2 pieces of masking tape to create a vertical stripe down one side of the pillow case. Use your fingertips to press the tape down, to prevent paint from seeping.
Step 3: Insert something into the pillow to create a barrier so that the paint does not seep into the backside of the pillow. I used a paint stir stick, which worked perfectly, but a piece of cardboard would work great too! Use a foam brush to apply a coat of paint on the inside of the pieces of tape. Apply a second coat if needed. Once the paint is dry, remove the tape, and iron.
Step 4: Apply glue along each