A few weeks before Christmas,
an idea was hatching in my pea brain.
I was seeing all these beautiful pillows on blogs and I kept thinking...
where, oh where, will I have room to store all these seasonal or festive pillows?

And, then the epiphany!
Girl!  Use your brain!
What if I used one neutral coloured pillow and changed up the look of it
whenever I felt like it?!

Using......Ta-dum.....VELCRO!
Yah Baby!!
And it worked!
Valentine's Cherub
Thankyou to Graphics Fairy for this image!

Valentine Heart!

Romantic Fabric Flower!

Baby or Child's Room?
Thanks again Graphics Fairy!

And definitely, let's not forget Christmas!

This was a fun, creative project to do and the great thing is....
I finally got my sewing machine out and dusted it off, but, if you don't sew,
all you need do is go shopping for a neutral pillow and let your creativity guide
you with your glue gun.

Here's the shot of the Velcro attachment...
See how easy this is?
I KNOW!!
Space-Saving too!
Imagine only needing a wee drawer to hold your seasonal bling for pillows!
The possibilities are truly endless don't you think?
I bet you're thinking in your minds right now....hmmm...I've got an idea
for a pillow embellishment!
Do it!
I'll do a couple wee tutorials in the coming week of the how-to's on the
accessories I made here, but I'm sure you will all do just fine!
I've got to get working on more!
xo
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1/24/2012

Brilliant idea Wendy! Storage is a problem for me and I love switching out pillows. The fabric flower is a great way to showcase a vintage brooch. Do the tutorial on the heart first, please! ~ Maureen

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1/24/2012

Thanks Maureen...& thanks for previewing for me last night...I was nervous about this one...garsh! And, yes...the heart tutorial first! xo

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1/24/2012

I should have a pea brain, this is a brilliant idea for sure. Your idea is the kind of idea a troll around blogs looking for. Love this and thank you for sharing your idea.

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1/24/2012

Thanks so much Fran! That makes me feel very special! xo

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Rukmini Roy
1/24/2012

Umm...wendy! Mind lending your pea brain to me? 'Coz I think its fantabulous. The idea is sustaining and workable. You deserve the best thoughtful, innovative DIY-ers award. LOVE the bicycle. How did you transfer the image?

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1/24/2012

Splendid Blender! You are too sweet! xo

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Alana
1/24/2012

Love this idea! Get it up on Etsy pronto!

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1/24/2012

Alana! I don't have an Etsy shop! Hahahaha! Glad you like it though! I had so much fun making this! xo

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1/24/2012

This is adorable. I am featuring it at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com. Grab my "featured" button.

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1/24/2012

Wow! Thanks so much! I'm honoured! xo

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1/24/2012

I LOVE IT!! GREAT GREAT IDEA :0)!!!

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1/24/2012

Ooooh! Thanks so very much Tammi! I appreciate the comment! xo

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1/24/2012

Nice one Wendy! Love them all!

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1/24/2012

Wow Wendy. That is so creative! What a fantastic idea. Looking forward to your tutorial on the heart. Love love love this idea!

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1/24/2012

I love this! Such a great idea! You could come up with Endless ideas for this...XO Cindy

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1/24/2012

What a clever idea! Thanks for sharing - visiting from the Graphics Fairy Brag Monday!

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1/24/2012

Thanks everybody....I'm so happy you all like it so much! xo

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1/24/2012

Can't wait to learn how to make that scrumptious red heart! I'd love to give a pillow to my daughter for her new home, and then give her another "garnish" with each holiday and her birthday.

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1/24/2012

That's a great idea! Give one as a housewarming and add to it every occasion! I love it! Thanks for the great idea! xo

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1/25/2012

what lovely items you shared in your post come see me at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

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1/25/2012

Brilliant, one of those "wish I had thought of that" moments, sure will make time managment easier, thanks!

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1/25/2012

What a darling idea...so clever!!

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1/26/2012

Thanks Angie, Celeste & Kitty for your kindness! xo

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1/26/2012

This is GENIOUS! Velcro is my new best friend. I've got some pillows to revamp now. Thank you so much for linking up on make it yourself mondays at creating home! :)

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1/27/2012

Hey Kim! That's what I love to hear...that someone actually wants to do my craft! Yay! xo

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1/26/2012

oops..just left a comment on a different spot...not meant for comments. Anyway, Great idea! You are full of great ideas, Wendy. Thanks for inspiring us at Show & Tell.

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1/27/2012

Sharon! Thanks for having the party! And the awesome comment! xo

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Stopped by from Transformation Thursday- what a great idea! This makes me want to get out my burlap and drop cloths and make me a pillow or two! Can't wait to dress up my pillows. I especially love the heart- adorable! :)

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1/27/2012

That's what I used Tonya....drop cloth and cotton for the pillow! I just did an overlap back with velcro to close it. Easy! xo

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I LOVE this idea and am going to share it with all my readers via FB today. Thank you so much for linking up to Savvy HomeMade Monday!

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1/27/2012

Thanks Erin! I'm going to go check that out now! Thanks for the party too! xo

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1/27/2012

Now you've me laugh ard twice....the video and your most recent comment on my blog

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1/27/2012

Hahaha! So we both got a laugh today! xo

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1/27/2012

Oh my gosh, this is totally one of those ideas that took my breath away because it is so brilliant, and I am so mad I never thought of it! AGH! :) And I seriously love all five of your embellishments. So cute! Thanks for the inspiration.

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1/27/2012

Every now & then....an idea comes to yah right? Thanks for losing your breathe over my posting! Hahahaha! xo

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What a clever idea, just changing out the "main" theme for the pillow to give it a completely new look. You outdid yourself on this one. How did you do at the Graphics Fairy. Thanks for sharing your creative inspiration at Sunday's Best Party!

PS - put this on my Facebook page!

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1/27/2012

Cathy...I did not do well on Graphics Fairy! I did great last week on GF with my Shrinky Dink Ring...the only thing that turned out in a project from hell! You just never know what's going to happen when you enter that link party! Hahahaha! Thanks for showing on your FB page for me! You are sweet! xo

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Brilliant!!!! Bravo!!! Beautiful!!! Thank you SO much for sharing at the Kiss & Tell party over at I Gotta Create!! <3
I have to feature this right away on my Facebook page:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Igottacreate/100573240032625?sk=wall
OH...and pinning it, too!

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1/27/2012

Thanks Christina! Wow! You are making me feel very happy! xo

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1/27/2012

What a fantastic idea! I must go find a pillow now. :)

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1/29/2012

Thankyou Melissa! You go find a pillow...NOW!! I'd love to see the ideas you come up with!

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1/28/2012

What a brilliant idea to use Velcro to attach different embellishments for each season! I love the heart attachment!

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1/29/2012

Thankyou! Can't believe I thought that up all by myself! Hahahaha! xo

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Maria
1/28/2012

This is a wonderful idea! How beautiful and clever!

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1/29/2012

I appreciate your awesome comment! Thanks xo

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1/29/2012

Love this idea. Wonderful!

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1/29/2012

Thanks Suzanne! I went & checked out your blog...fabulous! Thanks for visiting me! xo

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1/29/2012

That was so clever and it looks so very cute. Thanks for joining my newbie party. PLEASE add my link or button along with the others. Thanks.

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1/29/2012

Thanks Debbie for the sweet comment! xo

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What a great idea! I love adding little embellishments to pillow cases and this would be so quick to do. Thanks for the inspiration. I have a wreath that I have a similar system for (different accessories clipped on for different seasons) but this pillow idea is even better. Oh, and I'm your newest follower!

Feel free to stop by and check out some of the pillows I've made.

-Sarah

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1/30/2012

Great Idea for the wreath! Doy! Why didn't I think of THAT!!!??? I'll definitely stop by to see your pillows! Thanks, xo

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1/30/2012

Best idea I've seen in ages! I'm your newest follower!

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1/30/2012

Hi Wendy. Aren't you clever! I love this and featuring your clever pillow tomorrow night at Project Queen's highlights!

Thanks so much Wendy for linking up!

Mandy
Projectqueen.org

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1/30/2012

What a clever idea!!! I would love for you to share this at my ongoing linky that's just for pillows and cushions...
http://threadingmyway.blogspot.com/2012/01/threading-your-way-pillows-and-cushions.html

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1/30/2012

Thanks for linking up...

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1/30/2012

What a clever idea! Thanks for sharing this! I've often wondered where all these bloggers keep their themed pillows in the off season. ;)

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1/30/2012

I love this idea, Wendy! I'm all about not cluttering up the house and this would be perfect for decorating for all the seasons. Thank you so much for sharing! I'm your newest fan! Please stop by bellanest.blogspot.com if you get a chance!

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1/31/2012

Wendy this is a brilliant idea and so simple! I'm your newest follower.

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I LOVE this idea! I'm sharing with my facebook followers. Brilliant.

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What an adorable idea and this solves my massive, pillow pile issue when I change for each season :-)

You are going to be a feature this week at our Pin'Inspiration Party this week. Hope that you share again and pop by to grab a featured button.

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Alice Weatherbee
2/9/2012

awesome idea!

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2/17/2012

wow.. This is a superb idea.. Love all the accessories you have made with the pillow.. I am featuring this tonight at friday fun party.. :)
You can grab your featured button if you like and check out other featured projects..
Have a great day!

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10/9/2012

These tips and advices are really very much effective. Keep it up with sharing such useful informations with us. Thanks for the post.

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1/23/2013

Love this idea! I had seen an idea from a blogger on Pinterest for a year round wreath where you can change out a band that went around a grapevine wreath. I have just started making seasonal/holiday pillows and used a simple slipcover to decorate so that the inside pillow form can be reused and the slipcover is easily stored with my decorations. I found your idea on Pinterest, by the way!

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Very INFORMATIVE and just FANTASTIC! I was looking for the related information. Thanks a lot it is very useful for me. Would love to read some pieces on the topic.

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