Sweet Couple Pillows {It's a Crafty Countdown: 22 days to go}

description:
Couple Pillow
dyed in natural brown using 100% natural dye
Polyester Fiberfill
100% handmade with love
*Amor Vincit Omnia -the text printed at the back
is Latin for "Love Conquers All Things"




Eons ago, i had this obsession with stenciling i practically stenciled anything i could grab a hold of in the house. If it wasn't for H's intervention i would have already turned the whole house into a giant damask wallpaper. My obsession then had fizzled and i've moved on to other crafty things (if you're a constant reader of this blog, you may have already heard how i get easily distracted by new design ideas....which somehow propelled me to do this series).  One of the many stencil projects was this couple pillow intended to be a gift for our wedding anniversary (which embarrassingly is already many months overdue and was not completed until this morning). 

Anyway, the creative process is rather simple and i got tons of help and inspiration from the many tutorials available on the web. The two links below however were the most useful and fail safe methods i have tried so far. I did however a couple of modifications like using plastic vellum or acetate instead of paper (Martha Stewart) and fabric paints in tube instead of Mod Podge/glue (DIY Silkscreen). 


Please do check out other lovely links below submitted by some talented bloggers!!! 
See you lovelies tomorrow for more crafty ideas!


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11 comments

  1. Those couple pillows are so beautiful. Wonderful job :) And you're actually inspiring to get me to start drawing again... I want to master the Garance Dore style - her illustrations are so chic...

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  2. Lovely! Very romantic-looking.♥

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  3. I want that Cute Couple Pillow. So lovely.

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  4. love the couple pillows! i saw some in hongkong and was sooooo close to buying them!

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  5. @Trixie and Fifi
    am happy to hear that. Can't wait to see samples of your drawings!!!

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  6. @Chiqui
    am actually contemplating on including it in my shop? Am just worried about the bulk for packaging!

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  7. Wow! Those are so cute! This is why I so love your blog. Wish I could be artsy artsy like you. You're so talented. Love the outfit posts too! And may I just ask, so you still live in Baguio? I saw from your profile and I just had to ask. Hehe!

    BTW, I added you to my links. Hope you don't mind!

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  8. love your blog, and those pillows are adorable :)

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  9. @Pinky
    Thank you Pinky. Yes am a Baguio dweller....so when you get to visit the city just holler here so we could grab some coffee. Take care!

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  10. Pillows are wonderful and I've always wanted to try stenciling! I'm off to follow your tutorial links now... ♥

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  11. Hi Aileen, this is Desiree. Remember, your UP days jeepney buddy from UP to Aurora Hill? :) Musta na? I love these pillows, you should mass produce it! I'm enjoying your blog so much. I'm like a huge fan of yours. Yay for being artsy!

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