Thursday, February 2, 2012

Fluffing the Pillows


Hello everyone!

It has been such a beautiful day today.  The sun has been streaming in the windows and making everything look light and bright.  It's been a nice change. 

While enjoying the warm sunshine coming in, I was fluffing the pillows on my sofa and thought I'd share with you what I've recently done.  I have always loved pillows.  In fact, I have an attic full of them to prove my point.  However, as much as I love pillows, I also like to change things up a bit.  Instead of using throw pillows on my sofa, I used bed pillows!  That's right............you heard that correctly. 


You see, since I have slipcovers on my furniture, they usually have a slouchy look to them.  I mean that in a good way though.   Bed pillows tucked into pretty pillow shams actually transformed the look of my sofa! They somehow just go better with that look.

They are from Simply Shabby Chic.


And, I must say, they are much more comfortable to lean back against than the throw pillows that I had on here before.  They are also washable!  I like the look of a sofa that beckons someone to come over and have a seat. 


Plus, it gives my sofa a cleaner look.  I like the change.

My chair got a new pillow too.  It got a European square pillow from Simply Shabby Chic.


I love how comfortable it is.  In fact I used to always pull the throw pillow out from behind my back when I sat here, but not anymore! 

However, don't think I'm done with throw pillows altogether!  No, that will never happen.  In fact, I am expecting this one to arrive any day now in the mail.


It's from Antique Farmhouse (a division of Wuslu).  I will probably add it to the other side chair in the room.  It is a very large pillow.  I'm looking forward to it completing my new over sized pillow look that I've got going on in the room.  It certainly makes the room more inviting and more casual.

This is just another example of thinking outside the box!

Thanks for stopping by!

~ Kelly ~

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23 comments:

Deserae said...

Very pretty.... I love the look of oversized pillows on sofas and chairs. Can't wait to see your new pillow in the room too :o)
~Des

Coastal Cottage Dreams said...

I think that is a great idea of using bed pillows on your sofa! It looks great! I have bought items for WUSLU including a pillow, but not the other store yet.

Kelly

Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Flea Market Makeovers said...

Your couch and chair look really, really comfy!

Bliss said...

It's not beckoning me to have a seat, it's telling me to curl up for a nap. I think it's the pillows. The new pillow will be a great touch, gotta have some graphics, nice choice!

~Bliss~

Elizabeth (Blue Clear Sky) said...

Love the pillow slips and your sofa looks squishy comfy! I use bed pillows in pretty shams sometimes too and my teens love it because they often lay down to read or watch tv.

โ„ณartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Your room looks beautiful Kelly! These are some great shots!!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Nice pillows. I saw that one from that site, too, but figured I had enough. You look like you are ready for summer.

Amy @MaisonDecor said...

Oh that looks very pretty~I might just have to squeeze in a trip to Target!! Love visiting you and seeing what you are up to. No disappointment over here girl!

Andrea said...

I love pillows too! In fact, I just ordered some from PB that should arrive any day...I can't wait!

d e l i g h t said...

Glad your rain has stopped! I love the look of your sofa. The pillows look comfy!

Pondside said...

I love your new look - just enough of a change to feel 'new'. I love the look of the big pillows and I'll bet they feel great against your back.

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Very pretty, Kelly! I love those shams! Your couch does look incredibly comfortable and beckoning for an afternoon nap.

Shelia said...

This is so pretty! I love your pillows in those gorgeous pillow shams! Love the look with the sun peeping in.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

http://findingsecrettreasures.blogspot.com said...

What a great idea! They look wonderful on your couch and chair!

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Debbiedoo's said...

Yes, Kelly this certainly is thinking outside the box, and I LOVE it! very pretty photos too. I just think you are uberly talented...is that a word?

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kelly, love the bed pillows! It looks so inviting and seems perfect for napping! I always end up throwing my throw pillows on the floor; and bringing in a pillow from the bed. This is the perfect solution!

Fishtail Cottage said...

fun and pretty idea! what a cozy looking space! xoxo

Christine @ Stonehouse Living said...

Hi Kelly,
I love these new pillow shams they are so beautiful but oh so practical too! Especially being able to slip them of and throw in the laundry...
All the Best,
Christine

Heaven's Walk said...

Your sofa DOES look so welcoming, cozy and comfy, Kelly! I just purchased that same pillow from Antique Farmhouse! It should be here any day! :)

xoxo laurie

summersoul said...

Beautiful! The pillows look great! I am happy to have found your blog this morning. New follower here. have a great weekend
MC

At The Picket Fence said...

I LOVE this idea! I think they look so nice with your sofa. I'm thinking of slipcovering mine and am going to remember this idea!

HEather

Amber said...

I think that is a great idea of using Accent Pillows on your room and give Very pretty look in your home.