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Mix it Up on the Cheap: Throw Pillows
"throw pillows to perfection. Please share some of your favorite throw pillows in... throw pillows and add a different blanket. It gives the room a whole different feel... people over-pillow, or do a bad mix. I think this is why Margaret Russell has deputized... as "the pillow police." It can take a little bit of trial and error, but to me, the... throw-pillows-for-fall-decorating/ Wow !! Great Post, The pillows arrangement was..."
Here's How to Master the Throw-Pillow Mix
"throw pillow mix is not rocket science. While I've broken some of these masterful... throw pillow combinations that run from "I can do that!" to "don't try this at home... without a decorator." Remember that sometimes the combinations that cannot be explained... two pillows for the couch, and 1 pillow for the chair. Should the pillows on the couch... full of decorative pillows, but hubs and I were always tossing, then leaving, them..."
Mix Pillow Patterns Like a Pro: 17 Foolproof Themes
"territory. Pillows are a good place to learn about layering patterns. They can be added... If your pillows are united by a color, a texture or a pattern, chances are they will... mixing pillow patterns using a variety of themes. Once you’ve seen how it’s done,... chopped pillows. If you don't sew, where can you find a large assortment of pillow... re-cover pillows Hobby Lobby and Bed Bath and Beyond carry pillow cases for decorative..."
DIY: Make a Designer-Look Pillow Sham
Give a sofa or bed a high-end touch in about an hour with low-cost materials — if you don't tell, they'll never know
"Greek key pillow shams — they can stand alone or mix with other patterns, since the simple... pretty pillows. Pick up a few simple materials, and you can make your own in an hour... to make decorative pillows at home! Clever lady!! I've done it and I love it. Love... Great pillow project. I've been making pillows out of my Feng Shui photos and having... these pillows. Thanks Sarah! What a great idea. Does ironing while the painters tape..."
Color Commitment Issues? Just Throw In a Pillow
You don't need to go big or permanent to go bold with color in your rooms; you only need to master the easy art of the toss
"well-placed pillows. A trick: Use that expensive fabric on the front of the pillow only... throw pillows. Sure, even they can seem daunting and at times get messy, but on a... endly pillows with a little hunting. You can also turn the look up a notch with... customized pillows. Splurge on a yard or two of that fabric you absolutely love, and use... limiting pillows on the bed. Nine seems to violate the rule. I am a throw pillow multiple..."
9 Pointers for Perfectly Styled Pillows
If your bed is awash in an endless pillow sea, or your couch's bolster is deflated with loneliness, these guidelines are tailor made for you
"endless pillow sea, or your couch's bolster is deflated with loneliness, these guidelines... throw-pillow rules: what the guidelines are for pillow numbers, pillow placement... so many pillows that you could swim in them. Or the sofas with so many pillows that... placement and pillow selection for color and texture. I certainly empathize with all of you... throw-pillow buyers; it's hard to resist that find at the discount store that goes..."
The Secret Formula for Perfect Pillow Arrangements
For a polished look on sofas and beds every time, keep this simple ratio for pillow arranging in mind
"ratio for pillow arranging in mind... When decorating with throw pillows, I'm a steadfast believer in the 2-2-1 ratio.... square pillows of one size and pattern on the ends, two smaller pillows in a different... rectangular pillow for the center. The graduated sizing creates height intrigue, while... arrange the pillows. Wow..the 'pillow chop' is still in heavy use! I knew there had to... pillows. It seems that an expensive sofa or chair was bought to store pillows on..."
Make a Gorgeous (Cheap!) Pillow Using Vintage Clothes
"throw pillows from vintage clothes on your sewing machine. The most brilliant thing... as your pillow closings. All you have to do is lay out your pattern, cut, stitch, turn... with a pillow form. It’s as easy as that.... have made pillows out of sweaters like Pink Fortitude. My sofa is "pillowed to death"... "Stuff the pillow form into your new pillow cover and adjust it so that it fills out the... samples in a decorating shop in my city. If I can charm away their sample books - wallpaper..."
Revive Your Space With a Homemade Pillow Cover
"swap out pillow covers. Store-bought pillow covers can be costly, but you can experiment... I make pillow covers all the time. Let me show you how to easily make a pillow cover... samples for pillow covers like this. I know I'll have to do more sewing to get large enough... unique pillow covers that look like they cost a lot. I suppose that it would be... I've made pillow covers for outdoor use using Sunbrella fabric and sewed velcro strips..."
Make a Designer-Look Pillow Sham for $15
"out my pillow shams. It’s superfast, and it makes my space feel fresh and new. But... designer pillow shams, at $50 and up each, filling a sofa adds up quickly. So I found... solid pillow sham, fabric and iron-on adhesive, the possibilities are endless.... outer decorative slip pulled over bed pillows. Interesting. Great designs on those... looking pillows. Not all of us want or like to see ! Hi Sarah - great pillows & how..."
Pillow Talk: Learn the Lingo of Cushions
Don't get boxed in between just square and round — get to know the wider world of cushion options for padding for your pad
"s and pillows in any space introduce color, texture and form — all vital design elements... piece of decor. Then you can impress your cushion maker with your knowledge of terms... don't use pillows with shiny fabric, instead use pillows with corduroy or a similar "rough"... U.S., pillows generally refer to decorative soft goods used vertically, while cushions... block-pillow-cover-16x16 thanks for this pillow 101 idea book! I am a happy pillow..."
Pile On the Pillows and Blankets for Fall and Winter Warmth
"throw pillows and blankets, which will boost comfort without a lot of cost. Below... on the decorative benefits of well-placed pillows and throws, and thought immediately... get the pillow-making urge and inevitably find that the new pillows play well together... displays of pillows we see tend to be several too many for daily living. Others may have... (few) pillows of which sizes to put where for comfort and function in the living..."
How to Choose the Perfect Bed Pillow — and Sleep Better
Wake up saying 'Ahhhh' instead of 'Ow' with a pillow that provides all the support and comfort you need
"with a pillow that provides all the support and comfort you need... is your pillow. Choose the wrong one, and you'll trade 40 winks for fitful tossing... kinds of pillows but feather pillows are the best, and they have less dust mites too... extra pillows from the other side). I have a neck support pillow from Ikea. It took... support pillow, but it wasn't as comfortable. My husband has a huge pillow filled... illed pillows for 10 pounds because I'd had bad luck washing pillows and small kids..."
What Do Your Pillows Say About You?
"Your pillows can say a lot about your personality, your design style, and how you... sets of pillows on it to create a completely different look. Some people prefer a... do your pillows say about your design style? Read on to find out:... I love pillows Pillows are my passion...never ending thrills! Are you looking for... chopping pillows, it's a bit of an obsession! I'm afraid that I fit in to the "Owner... Tibetan lamb pillow on my sofa for the warmth and texture. Every time I try to put pillows..."
"about decorating with throw pillows: How to Decorate with Throw Pillows... throw pillows that measure between 18 and 24 inches across. A few big pillows,... using two pillows on one end of your sofa, and one pillow on the other end. Have fun... throw pillows (or not using them at all) can have the same affect on your sofa.... throw pillows you could use based on your particular design style... For a traditional..."