Thursday, July 26, 2012

Easiest (no sew) pillow ever

 Napkins or dishtowels provide a cheap  an inexpensive way to make outdoor pillows. I got this idea from In My Own Style. She used dish towels, but you can also use napkins. I was browsing in Tuesday Mornings one day and came across these water repellant outdoor napkins. Perfect for outdoor pillows. And at approximately $8.00, I only have $4.00 invested in each pillow.

These were the perfect colors for the color scheme I'm using in my backporch makeover. I also used Diane's idea for making the pillow form from shopping bags. Here is one of my forms (it could be fluffier, but I used all the bags I had for four pillows, so they will do for now.)

I used the same adhesive and followed her directions. I'm in love with this method for making pillows.

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  1. awesome!! ive been looking for outdoor pillows all summer; need to try this! i'm your newest follower!

  2. How cute and easy is that!! Thank you for sharing. Visiting from Alderberry Hill. Would love it if you would share this at my Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House which goes live at 8am CST on Monday. Hope to see you at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  3. That is a such a cute pillow! I love it. Megan

  4. Awesome! I think the most expensive part of a cushion is what's inside so this is a great solution. Thanks so much for sharing at Etcetorize this week~

    1. You are right, the filler of a pillow can be expensive. This is perfect for an outdoor pillow that might only last through one season due to mold and mildew and dust.

  5. I love this idea and using the grocery bags is so "green" I love it!, come link up to centerpiece Wednesday and share your ideas with us!

  6. LOVE it!!! What a great idea!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!


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