Monday, December 13, 2010

Holiday Tree Pillow


This season I wanted to challenge myself to make most of my holiday decorations.  Although easier said than done, I have been able to complete a few projects. Tonight I wanted to share with you a pillow I made.

For my pillow form, I added pom-pom trim to leftover fabric.

To cut my felt shapes, I purchased a Sizzix Paddle Punch from Ebay.

Once the shapes were cut, I attached them to my pillow form with fabric glue.

Before stuffing my pillow I allowed the felt pieces to completely dry.

I love how it turned out.

I think I may have a hard time packing it away after the holidays!


19 comments:

  1. It turned out beautifully Brandi :-) What a creative idea.
    Blessings,
    Marcia

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  2. What do you have a wonderful instrument? It looks as if it were a bottle opener. I'm excited, what you can do with it. So many creative ideas are possible with this thing. It's only for fabrics or also for paper?

    Tine

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  3. That's so cute! Love how it turned out, and I haven't seen anything else like it lately. I might have to look for one of those punches.

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  4. OMG Brandi...I LOVE it!!! Great job...as usual. :)

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  5. A beautiful pillow! Thanks for sharing! Merry Christmas!

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  6. Yet another gorgeous pillow, Brandi!! I LOVE it! I really like the pom-poms. So cute!

    I haven't seen those Sizzix punches before; I might go and check 'em out.

    Sxxx

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  7. Wow that it too cute!
    Handy little tool!
    I saw your wreath and came over to say hi!!!

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  8. Wow! I really like this. I didn't even know there were tools that punched out felt. That pillow is great! Thanks so much for linking up today!!!

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  9. I'd have a hard time putting it away, also. I've never heard of a Sizzix Paddle Punch. I think you've started something here, Brandi :) Love the little pom-poms! Very cute!

    Merry Christmas! xx

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  10. I love your pillow, so pretty and I love the pom poms!
    I hope you will try the wreath, I think you will love it!
    XO

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  11. Brandi, what a great project! We should start a felt club!! ;) I didn't know there was something to cut felt with, off to search about that!! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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  12. I love felt, and I love this pillow! How cute is that? Love the paddle punch. I have a Sizzix Big Kick die cutter that I cut felt with all the time. Love it!

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  13. So cute! I've never seen a punch like that before. It's awesome. Thanks for sharing! I'd love for you to come grab a EBTKS button! :) Merry Christmas!
    alittleknickknack.blogspot.com

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  14. cute holiday pillow!
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  15. Oh my goodness, I adore this! Looks so great, and I learned something new which rocks. Thanks so much for sharing and linking up this week!

    xoxo,
    Jen

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  16. Oh goodness me -- this is adorable -- and original -- and beautiful! I love it sooo much!

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