By Lindsay Cohn

Published on October 14, 2017

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Photography by JULIA KONYA VIA DOMINO

Come fall, it’s all about getting cozy. And nothing makes a space more inviting or stylish than throw pillows. Want to enliven a drab sofa? Add some pops of color, or infuse global flair with mudcloth or tassels. No matter your design sensibility, there’s a pillow (or, perhaps, a few) that will pair perfectly with your desired esthetic—and the DIYs ahead prove it!   

Graphic Kilim Pillows

Stripes one day, kilim the next. How? The magic of acrylic paint turns vertical lines into a graphic twist on tribal that’s perfectly suited for contemporary spaces.

Get the how-to on Domino.

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Pop-Tarts Pillows

Proof that you can have your cake—or in this case, toaster pastry—and eat it too. This adorably delicious, no-sew project comes together with felt, fabric glue, and pom poms.  

Get the how-to on Aww Sam.

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Photography by THE BEAUTY DOJO

Mudcloth Pillow

Mudcloth is the must-have, but this handmade textile doesn’t come cheap. Looking for a more affordable alternative? You can create your own globally-inspired pillowcases—using fabric markers—for fraction of the cost.

Get the how-to on The Beauty Dojo.

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Photography by RACHEL DENBOW AND JANAE HARDY VIA A BEAUTIFUL MESS

Textured Woven Pillow

Come fall, it’s all about getting cozy. And these woven treasures are guaranteed to deliver texture and warmth. Layer on a few soft throws for an ultra snugly seating area.  

Get the how-to on A Beautiful Mess

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Photography by A KAILO CHIC LIFE

Monstera Leaf Pillows

Want to transform your pad into a tropical paradise? Amp up the equatorial allure with these monstera leaf pillows. Pair with plenty of lush plants for a vacation-worthy vibe.

Get the how-to on A Kailo Chic Life

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Photography by FRANCOIS ET MOI

Ikat Bolster

You might be surprised to learn that the craft store isn’t the only place you’ll find this fun fabric. Remember that ill-fitting dress buried in the back of your closet? Give it a second chance by revamping it into a beautiful bolster.

Get the how-to on Francois Et Moi.

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Photography by LITTLE THINGS BLOGGED

Crochet Pineapple Pillow

Step outside the box, err square, with this pineapple-shaped pillow. No matter where you choose to display it, this cute and colorful crochet accent is sure to set a welcoming, laid-back tone.

Get the how-to on Little Things Blogged

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Photography by DANS LE LAKEHOUSE

Ice Tie-Dye

While tie-dye may be synonymous with the hippy movement of the 1960s, it’s making comeback! But this time around, the trend is leaning towards sophistication. Case in point: This icy blue dye-job.

Get the how-to on Dans le Lakehouse.

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Photography by MICHAEL WILTBANK VIA DOMINO

Tassel Pillow

Life’s too short for drab decor. Why settle for a sad set of pillows when you can jazz ‘em up with tassels? And did we mention this DIY takes just a matter of minutes?

Get the how-to on Domino.

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Tapestry Tassel Pillow

Looking for a creative way to upcycle old textiles? Check out this lounge pillow, made from an old tapestry. Tassels add color and boho charm.

Get the how-to on Delineate Your Dwelling.

More DIY decor:

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10 DIYs That Prove That Pom Poms are the New Tassels
9 Colorful Ways to Upgrade a Side Table