Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Felt Dahlia Pillow

My sister's birthday is a few days away.  I wish I was in N.J. to celebrate with her.  Unfortunately, I'm miles away in Georgia.  I spent hours wondering what to get her.  In the end, I decided to make a pillow for my sister.  A gift I knew she would love.  I was inspired by this dahlia flower picture and turned it into a pillow for my sister.








Happy Birthday, Kristen!   I hope you always know how much you mean to me, and what a wonderful sister  you are.

**A special thank-you to Stephanie @ Under the Table and Dreaming, Kim @ Savvy Southern StyleKristi @ Addicted 2 Decorating, Stephanie @ Gumdrop PassMandy @ Cre8ive Motives and Michelle @ Someday Crafts, for featuring my sister's pillow on their blogs!  Thanks also to Jen @ Tatertots and Jello for featuring my sister's pillow on her Facebook page. 

64 comments:

  1. Ohhhh, that's gorgeous.

    Your sister is sure to love it.

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  2. So cute! You are so talented! I love the teal felt with the burlap. Thanks for sharing!!!

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  3. Oh Brandi I could sing praises for your goodies all day long. I just love seeing your pillows:)

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  4. That is a beautiful pillow! I love it! I am sure your sister will love it too. What a great and thoughtful gift.

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  5. A very sweet labor of love..beautiful. I am not crafty but I did make a coffee filter wreath..I know, easy! LOL

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  7. That is simply stunning. Your sister is very lucky!
    I have run across your blog a couple of times and find it very inspiring! Think I just need to add it to my blog roll! Have a super day!

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  8. Gorgeous pillow and Happy Birthday to your sister.

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  9. I love this!!! Thanks for the inspiration!!!

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  10. Once again, you are amazing!!! It looks so perfect and beautiful! What a lovely gift!! You've just given me a great idea for my sis-in-laws birthday!! Wonderful job!

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  11. Such a great gift! You can see the time and care that went into it, which makes it even better,

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  12. will you be posting directions??
    thanks for sharing!

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  13. Brandi, that is AMAZING! It looks incredible, and what a wonderful gift for your sister! :) And I see you have done other things with felt on pillows...must check these out, too! I just love felt, it is such a warm and cozy fabric and so perfect for winter!

    I hope you have a lovely Friday and weekend! :)

    Blessings,
    Jenni

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  14. What a sweet gift, it is beautiful Brandi! I bet she loved it lots. :)
    xoxo

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  15. Listen, I know that I'm two days late but I was saving this to when I had more time to reply. Still, I have no time but I wanted to tell you that this pillow is beautiful.
    Perhaps you told me where you live but I forget. Anyway, I know you don't live near because I would love for you to sit with me and teach me how to do these things.
    I know, I'm rambling. That's because it's 5PM and I'm a little drunk. But believe me, that doesn't take away from my admiration of your work. You are a true Artist in every sense of the word. Maybe one day I can make things like this. In the meantime, I going to assume that you totally neglect your kids to make these things. Really, believing that, is the only thing getting me through.
    Alright, listen, I don't feel like reading over my entire comment for typos. So, if you see anything misspelled or that doesn't make sense, just deal with it.
    m.

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  16. Its gorgeous Brandi, happy birthday to your sister.

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  17. Oh my gosh, that is seriously gorgeous! Now I wish I was your sister too haha! I'm sure she's going to love it.

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  18. Lady, you should open an Etsy shop and sell these. Too cute!!

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  19. Brandi, that pillow is absolutely gorgeous! She is going to love it. Nice job!

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  20. Your pillow is stunning. I would love for you to share it at Bacon Time's weekly Fri-Monday linky.

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  21. So pretty! I'm in GA far away from my sister too (she's in CA). What an awesome gift to show your love from afar!

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  22. Love it so I pinned it. Hope you can swing by and join my Creative Bloggers' party & Hop :)

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  23. Absolutely gorgeous!! I'm definitely pinning this one. :)

    Megan

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  24. This is really cute. I love all the detail. Homemade gifts are the best!

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  25. Oh my, this is SO pretty!! I'm your newest follower and I would love a return follow. I'd also love if you linked up to my little party: http://www.nutmegplace.com/2012/02/show-off-saturday-2.html

    Hope to see you there!

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  26. The pillow is so pretty. I would love for you to stop by and link up at my linky party via: ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

    Mrs. Delightful
    Ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

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  27. hi Brandi...I love this pillow!!!!! What a fab idea and design! Your sister is a lucky girl. :)

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  28. I saw your link at under the table and dreaming. What a beautiful idea. It looks like something I might be able to pull off...maybe.

    Thank you for linking up.
    Mommy Sauri~
    http:casadesauri.blogspot.com

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  29. That is so pretty - I might have to make myself one of those!

    Rhonda @ home.made.

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  30. Lovely! I'd love for you to link it up to my party. You can win a chance of free home decor just for linking up: http://trophyw.blogspot.com/2012/02/will-craft-for-laughter-and-grace.html
    Hope to see you there.

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  31. Gorgeous and so easy....thanks so much for sharing. I'm going to have to try this!

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  32. I love this pillow! I am definitely going to have to try making one like this.

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  33. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

    www.onedogwoof.blogspot.com

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  34. This turned out so cute! Great job, I love the look of the pillow! I would love it if you would stop by the Naturally-Nifty Linky Party #3 and link this and any other fun project you have up!

    -Your newest follower

    http://natural-nester.blogspot.com/2012/02/naturally-nifty-linky-party-3-features.html

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  35. So gorgeous! I love felt...so versatile, and you've provided a great inspiration!

    citystitchin.blogspot.com

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  36. Love this! We have our Kitchen Fun and Crafty Friday Link Party going on now and would love for you to share this! http://kitchenfunwithmy3sons.blogspot.com/2012/02/kitchen-fun-and-crafty-friday-link_16.html

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  37. Love this one, Brandi!!!! All your pillows are gorgeous. I will feature this this evening at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com.

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  38. Your sister is one lucky girl, because that pillow is beautiful! We would love for you to share this at our link party. Our readers would go crazy over this!

    Take care! Trish @ Uncommon

    www.uncommondesignsonline.com

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  39. She's going to love this! No doubt. I love how you put the flower on burlap. I almost bought burlap the last time I was at the store, but couldn't think of anything besides a wreath to make with it. Thanks for the inspiration! I'm pinning this!

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  40. What the perfect birthday gift! It looks like you put a lot of work into it. Love, love, love!

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  41. This is fantastic! I love the dahlia on flowers! I am sure she is going to love this and so will I once I make one! Thanks for posting about this!

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  42. This is beautiful. Came over from Sassy Sites.
    melissa

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  43. Wow, what an amazing pillow!! I'm sure your sister will love it! :)

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  44. I love this so much! I've included it on my Favorite Friday Finds post :)

    You can see it here: http://www.gumdroppass.com/2012/02/favorite-finds-friday-22412.html

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  45. So impressive and beautiful! Great job! Isn't it great to realize the dream?

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  46. What a lucky sistah! it is darn pretty and I love the detail in the center :)

    We'd ♥ for you to pop in and share w/ our at our weekend par-tay! XO

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  47. Brandi,
    that pillow is so cute. I bet your sister loves it. Thanks for sharing at Wow.

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  48. Your are CRAZY creative!! What a thoughtful gift and sister you are! :)

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  49. What a fabulous job Brandi! Your sister is sure to love it. Gorgeous!

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  50. A very creative piece and I love the color combinations - a special gift your sister is sure to appreciate. Thank you for sharing!

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  51. GORGEOUS. Here after a while obviously but each time I visit you have something wonderful to show us.

    Love it Brandi.

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  52. This pillow is absolutely gorgeous! I must try to make one of my own!

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  53. Hi Brandi!
    I love your pillow and the colors are so nice! Would love if you would come by to link this up to my Creative Inspirations party happening now! I would love to have you!
    Stacey of Embracing Change
    http://staceyembracingchange.blogspot.com

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  54. Gorgeous! I love it!

    http://www.remodelandolacasa.com

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  55. I am visiting via Centsational Girl. I adore your project. So clever!

    Happy day, happy spring, happy happy everything!

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  56. What a lovely gift! I bet your sister loved it. Found you on Centsational Girls Spring Party.

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  57. Very cute! Found you by wasy of Sew Many Things party!

    Amber
    www.recipeswelove.net

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  58. That pillow is so cute! I love the color of the flower! Your sister is so lucky!

    Thanks for linking up to our party!

    blessings,
    karianne

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  59. Brandi, such a sweet pillow with such a sweet story ...

    So very happy that you linked up to our Pillopalooza slumber party!

    :)

    Linda

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  60. Wow! I am so impressed with your pillow. It's gorgeous! I'm really loving your blog! ~ Jamie

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