Thursday, April 3, 2014

When You Can't Find It, Make It! (Bunny Pillow)

I don't know about you, 
but sometimes
make that all the time,
I struggle to find what I'm looking for.

No matter what it is that I'm wishing
to buy for this room or that room,
it's like looking for a needle in a haystack.

Take for instance, my desire to have
a Spring pillow for my sitting room sofa.
Yes, as simple as a Spring pillow.

I couldn't find a single one in the area!

How could that be, you ask?
I wish I knew the answer.  
It's a conspiracy, I tell you.

I had to take matters into my own hands.

I bought a ready made pillow cover in Hobby Lobby
in a nice neutral color.

Then I found a bunny template online
and traced him onto cream colored fleece.

 I pinned my cutout to the front of the pillow
and then I hand stitched the bunny to the front of it.
(I'm no sewing goddess, I just took my time
and did the best I could.)

Here he is!

Like I said, sometimes you just have to take 
matters into your own hands.  
He may not be perfect,
but he's cute & just what I was looking for.  


White Weathered Hutch said...

Perfect! He is so cute!!

Stacey said...

I think he is perfect! He looks so pretty on your couch and with your other pillows.

My Forever Changing Home said...

How CUTE is that! Now you know if I saw this pillow in a store, I would have to have it! Very smart to make it yourself! And it looks so easy to do. I know what you mean about the conspiracy... I keep wondering why they don't make pretty rugs. Why does everything have to be so bla bla bla.. same ole, same ole...

NanaDiana said...

Well HE Is very cute. If you had made it a HER it might have multiplied.....xo Diana

Ceekay-THINKIN of HOME said...

You made me laugh with the conspiracy theory. My husband tells me that all the time. I will say, is it so hard to find ......?? He will say, it's a conspiracy. Ceekay wants it...don't let her find it!!

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

We would never have known about the ready made cover if you didn't tell us! Adorable!

Art @ Home said...

I love him! He's so cute!!!!
I have a couple of bunny pillows because bunnies are my sorority's mascot. Bunnies and crowns!

Dawna Motz said...

You did an awesome job! I love it! Perfection my friend!

Melinda said...

He is adorable and oh so cute!
Come by my "C" post is up.

M : )

One More Time Events said...

Oh Gina this is so cute…love it! Great job!

Maria Elena said...

Love, love your pillow! So cute and pretty. Enjoy your weekend. Maria

DREAMS ON 34th STREET ~ French Bread & Family said...

You say you are not a sewing goddess, however I shall nominate you for the "queen of applique"!



Shannon Fox said...

I love bunnies. This on is no exception. Started collecting in High School. So cute G!!!

Linda P said...

Gina, your buuny pillow is adorable.
Lucky you, you can make it and enjoy the fact, you made it....

Dee Lapin said...

Your bunny pillow is so sweet!

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