There's just something about pom-poms. Or pom-pons, whichever you prefer.
Either way, they add instant personality.
And for a long time now, my bed has needed personality.
Then in walks into my life a beautiful bag on pom-poms at Dollar Tree.
|All this amazingness.. just a buck a piece|
My prayers had been answered.
I still have a lot of plans for this room, but these adorable pillows have really gotten the ball rolling.
Let me show you how I did it.
I got pillow forms awhile back from Joann.
But if I hadn't had them, I've made a habit of going to a local resale store and buying up cheap ones, even if they're ugly. (Just not smelly. Smelly does not work).
Then I took some cheap, white pillowcases and turned them inside out.
Inside out, you say?
Yes. I'm not crazy. Well, not for this reason.
I turned the pillowcase inside out, and sewed the other two hems in a similar way to give me a shelf around the whole pillow.
|I used option #11. Gave me a good solid foundation|
|And Oliver supervised|
|And here's what they looked like after the sewin'|
That made it INFINITELY easier to sew on my little pom-poms.
I hand-sewed them on. I'm sure there's some way to do this on a machine, but it would probably have taken me longer to figure out anyway.
|Needle with pom-pom|
I decided to go for randomness, just keeping any colors from touching directly.
|Doesn't this look like a little caterpillar!?|
|Just keep sewing... just keep sewing...|
And the final product!
What do you think?
Lucy, of course, approves.