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DIY Throw Pillow Cover

Sometimes we all get the urge to change things up at home. But you can’t redecorate at the drop of a hat. Luckily, there are quick and easy ways to upgrade your home that make a big and very stylish impact! Recovering your throw pillows falls squarely into this category. Take a peek at the video below to learn how to make you’re own throw pillow covers in no time at all!

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Materials

  • Fabric
  • Sewing pins
  • Iron
  • Sewing machine
  • Scissors
  • Yard stick

instructions

step-1

Measure your piece of fabric so that it is the exact width of your pillow insert, and double + 12″ the length of the pillow. Use pins to mark the measurements, and cut.

step-2

On the short sides of your fabric, fold over each edge and press with the iron to keep in place.

step-3

Making sure the printed side of your fabric is face up, pverla the ends by folding them over each other. Once folded, your fabric should be the exact width of your pillow.

step-4

Pin the seams together, and carefully sew both edges.

step-5

Remove the pins from your seams, and clip the corners. Turn the completed pillow right side out, making sure to pull the corners fully out.

step-6

Stuff your pillow through the flap and enjoy!

Film: Elysium Productions  | Photography: Ruth Eileen | Design and Styling: Style Me Pretty

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17 Places to Take Mom on Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day fast approaching and “Mom” on the mind, we’ve been brainstorming so many fun, creative things for you to do with Mom on Mother’s Day, that we just had to share! Whether your Mom is the sporty type, the most serious gourmand you know, or in need of some major R&R, there’s guaranteed to be an activity or two in the slideshow below to suit her!

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DIY Mother’s Day Granola & Yogurt Picnic Basket

Take Mom out for a lovely and healthy brunch in the park with this picnic basket overflowing with goodies like homemade granola, yogurt packaged in pretty glass tulip jars and fresh berries nestled in an adorable mini colander! Plus, handwritten labels tied in twine give this basket an extra special touch. Sunny, grass-filled picnicking spot not included.

DIY Mother’s Day Granola & Yogurt Picnic Basket

Materials

Crate & Barrel Picnic Basket
homemade granola
Greek yogurt
fresh fruit
honey
orange juice
Weck juice jar
acrylic wine glass
Weck tulip jars
honey wood dipper
mini berry colander
picnic blanket
gold spoons
napkins
fresh flowers
natural twine
kraft paper
glitter paper tape
ribbon

Photography: Rebecca Yale Photography, Inc. | Calligraphy: The Left Handed Calligrapher | Design & Styling: SMP Living

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DIY Mother’s Day Pancake Gift Basket

Moms make the best pancakes, so give thanks this Mother’s Day by treating Mom to this breakfast food favorite! We love the idea of gifting homemade pancake mix and all your favorite fixings (try fresh fruit, chocolate chips, preserves and pancake syrup!) in a pretty batter bowl. It’s a winning combo that is sure to put a smile on her face.

DIY Mother’s Day Pancake Gift Basket

Materials
pink batter bowl
pancake mix
maple syrup
homemade preserves
dish towel
spatula
ball jar
weck jar
flowers
kraft paper
natural twine
gold ribbon
gold glitter tape

Photography: Rebecca Yale Photography, Inc. | Floral Design: Adore Floral | Calligraphy: The Left Handed Calligrapher | Design & Styling: SMP Living

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DIY Mother’s Day Farmhouse Omelet Basket

Mom deserves the very best, which is why this luxurious gift basket takes breakfast in bed to a whole new level. Farm fresh eggs and a gorgeous Mauviel copper pan means you can treat Mom to the most delicious omelets! Tuck in a pretty loaf of bread, a few scrumptious fruit spreads, a bottle of bubbly and a stunning floral arrangement for a mouthwatering meal.

DIY Mother’s Day Farmhouse Omelet Basket

Materials
aluminum basket
gorgeous floral arrangement
Mauviel mini round fry pan
champagne
artisan bread
farmer’s market fresh eggs
fruit preserves
dish towel
weck canning jar
farmer’s market paper berry basket
kraft paper
aspenwood excelsior
natural twine

Photography: Rebecca Yale Photography, Inc. | Floral Design: Adore Floral | Calligraphy: The Left Handed Calligrapher | Design & Styling: SMP Living

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