I'm a stay at home mom to three beautiful kiddos and I'm finding that as they get older, I'm getting more time to be crafty. I've been crafting, sewing and cooking for as long as I can remember and love the creative outlet that it gives me. I'm also super cheap so I like to find most of my supplies at garage sales.
Today I thought I would show you how I brought this technique to decorating.
Aren't these mini decorative pillows cute? I'm excited to show you how to make them.
I started by pairing the bags with some corduroy that I had in my stash.
I cut them down to 7 inches tall, 6 inches wide. I'm pretty sure most of you know how to make a pillow, so I won't bore you with that information. Make sure you leave a large enough hole to turn the fabric since it is quite thick. I like to use as much fabric as I can and not waste anything, so I used even the back of the money bags even though it didn't have any of the cool printing on it.
They needed something so I printed up some numbers in Word and then traced them onto freezer paper. Cut the number out and iron them on to the fabric you are using. I used black paint and a sponge brush to fill the stencil in and let it dry. Once it's dry you can peel off the freezer paper.
Aren't they cute stuffed in this vintage wire basket?
Or you can use them as a door stop or to stuff a decorative basket. What would you do with them?
Thanks for having me today Allison! Come visit me sometime over at my blog Holy Craft!