Thursday, September 30, 2010

Halloween Rosette Pillow

I have been dying to decorate for Halloween.  It is seriously killing me to read other bloggers post about pulling out there halloween stuff. I wish I could join you all, but I have to wait two more days.  I'm throwing a birthday party for my son here on Saturday and I think it would be a little confusing to have Halloween all over the place.  

Until then I threw together this fun pillow to tide me over. 

It's made from a bright orange corduroy skirt and some scrap black fabric.

Since it's an envelope pillow I was able to cover my normal pillows. 

I love orange and black together.  It really gets me in the halloween spirit. I thought about adding a stem and some leaves to make it a pumpkin.  I decided that I liked this chic version better.  I think it still gives the feeling of a pumpkin without being so literal. 
I was going to give a tutorial in a few days but I just found one that is basically the same. Why reinvent the wheel? Here is the link if you want to make one too. 

I also added a few friends to my wreath.  I made my wreath last year with some leaves form the dollar store.  I was thrilled when I found these crows there today. 

They even have wire already attached. 

I could only find two, but I would love to visit another store and see if I can find more for inside. You have to love the dollar store. 

Wish me luck for the party on Saturday.  I hope I don't turn into the crazy stressed out mom I usually do.

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34 comments:

Cha Cha said...

LOVE IT. I agree that it is so chic like it is, perfection. My favorite detail is the fabric, it is made for fall. BTW your clowns from the other day are still making me smile, and the skeleton----well I will pretend to be afraid of him.

Cha Cha

Kim said...
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Kim said...

I LOVE your pillow! Perfectly understated. Good call on not adding the stem, it's darling this way.

Erin said...

I love your pillow. I think I will have to copy that. I haven't decorated for Halloween yet either. I am still enjoying my Fall decor. I think I will do Halloween stuff this next week.

Laura W. said...

Love it. Super cute. And happy birthday, little G! :)

My Little Cupcake said...

Oh my gosh! That's so cute!!!

Madigan at madiganmade said...

Simple and cute! Just perfect.

Jen @ tatertotsandjello.com said...

I have such a crush on that pillow. LOVE it!

I shared it on my TT&J FB page and linked to you.

So adorable!

xox
Jen

Lori Thompson said...

LOVE this pillow! I just added it to my "craft to-do" list!
THANKS!!!

Tami said...

cute pillow. love the crows. if you do find a jackpot of them at the store, don't forget about me, and send some home with porter. i'd love it.

Krista said...

I really love the fabric you chose. This is a great pillow!

Amy said...

LOVE the pillow! That orange courdory is awesome. And I think you were right to leave it without a stem- it screams halloween as it is!

allison @ itstoilegood.blogspot.com said...

love the corduroy! the subtle-ness of it being Halloween pillow is awesome! perfect touch!

Amber said...

I love the pillow!! I haven't decorated either, I too have a birthday party on Sunday and I bought the same bird today at the dollar store! Lol! too funny!

Shelly and Chad said...

LOVE!!!! ROXY

Classy Clutter said...

I am DYING!!!! I looove your pillow!!!

Baker Family said...

LOVING that pillow! So classy :) I almost want a purse to match!

<3

Risa

ellie g said...

This pillow is AMAZING! I think corduroy is one of my favorite materials. Isn't it divine? But it's a BUGGER to ruffle. I tried to make a ruffle flower for a hair piece the other day. It was so stinkin' frustrating. However, once I figured it out.....the result was UBER rewarding!

Yay corduroy!

Lorie said...

It is gorgeous! Love the orange on black!

Thanks for linking up to Show and Tell Saturday!

Michelle@Somedaycrafts said...

Cute! That orange totally pops against the black!

Sara {Sara's Closet} said...

I love this! So simple and elegant, and I also love the chair you had it on, they compliment each other very well =)

Kendall said...

That pillow is so eye-catching adorable! Great job! I need to make one ASAP!
-Kendall
Songbirdsandbuttons.blogspot.com

daffy said...

I love the color, beautiful work

emilyc @ Sew Super Sweet said...

So pretty! I love it!

Linking up from Making the World Cuter!

Jami said...

All your crafty girls and your crows! I have to get over to the dollar store before they are all gone!

creativejewishmom/Sara said...

great pillow and a super idea for some instant seasonal decorating! and I agree with you, love the pumpkin reference without being literal. Thanks so much for sharing on Craft Schooling Sunday, wonderful to have you!

Alison said...

I am so inspired by this pillow!! I featured you today:

http://oopsey-daisy.blogspot.com/2010/10/wednesdays-wowzers.html

Thanks for sharing!
~Alison

Lorajean said...

this has got to be one of the best Halloween crafts I have seen lately!

Katie's Nesting Spot said...

I loved it as soon as I saw it and even more so when I realized you used corduroy! Love the combination of textures and the bright pop of holiday color. Thanks for sharing with us at A Crafty Soiree! Please join us next time too!

Lorajean said...

I have been reading all your posts and I just have to say I love your blog!! :) you are super talented and an inspiration.
-Lorajean

★All Thingz Related★ said...

I love that pillow! Looks great!
Thanks for stopping by and linking to Anything Related!
{Rebekah}

Theresa said...

Rosettes are beautiful on anything...but the one on your pillow is stunning! The size, the colour...love it all!
Visiting from Craftoholics Anonymous.
Cheers!
Theresa

Claire said...

Wow- the rosette pillow is boo-tiful!! Love the textures with the corduroy too-very creative!

Samantha Baldwin said...

Thanks for the shoutout on my pillow tutorial. Yours turned out great. I like the contrast of colors.

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