As I work on a few different spaces in my house I finally decided I needed a DIY Antler Pillow. I’ve always wanted one, but I am still lacking one of those handy dandy machines that cut out stencils for you! Since I’m short on those fancy tools, today I’m going to show you how to do it with a few supplies you probably already have… you won’t even have to go to the store… ok, you MIGHT have to go, but when I say you don’t have to to go the store you like that better right? ; )
But really. This DIY antler pillow is super simple to make. The outline is made with a sharpie which gives you quite a bit of liberty on your style. You could make some hot pink antlers if that’s your thing… or maybe gold? I think I might need some gold ones eventually!
I actually shared the tutorial for this over at Forrent.com a few days ago, but I wanted to share it here as well since most of you might not catch it over there.
I think I’ll have to come up with some new designs to make with my sharpie because I am in desperate need of some new pillows!
Ok, let’s make some pillows!
OHHH! Just a little tid bit here. I think we can all agree that pillow inserts kinda suck right? Yes… they get flat and lumpy at the same time. I’m not even sure how that’s possible, but it definitely is! For about $5.99 you can buy the Ikea duck feather pillow insert. These pillow cases are for 18×18″ pillows and the Ikea inserts are 20×20. I went ahead and took a chance on them because of the price and I’m glad I did. If you were to put these pillows in a 20×20″ pillow case they would be pretty flat for a feather pillow, but when you squish it up into the 18×18″ case, it actually works pretty good. Now, don’t get me wrong, they aren’t no where near the quality of a $30 pillow… but for 6 bucks it’s a nice feather insert. I’ll let you know how they hold up over time ; )
Looking for more DIY projects? Check out a few of my other tutorials below.