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Throw Pillows in the Living Room

rustic living room

I think it’s safe to say I have a real thing for throw pillows in the living room.

(She says with a sheepish grin.)

number, chevron, script, faux fur pillows on couch

It started innocently enough – a pillow here, a pillow there.

Until I had a whole collection of throw pillows in the living room.

toss pillows

throw pillow covers feather inserts

But when I find really awesome throw pillows it’s just so darn hard to say no.

And truthfully, I’m a bit of a particular pillow addict.

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I only buy feather inserts. (I only buy the $7 Ikea versions.)

And I don’t normally spend much more than $20 for a cover.

Sometimes I even make my own.

throw pillows and plaid blanket

Or support a bloggy friend or other creative artist.

neutral farmhouse living room

Come to think of it I believe it’s a good thing, my throw pillow addiction.

How else would throw pillow artists make a living?

Home Made Lovely living room


Living Room Source list:

  • Couches – unknown, bought them second hand
  • Trellis rug – RugsUSA
  • Coffee Table – DIY, tutorial here
  • Wood and Metal Shelves – DIY, tutorial here
  • Slipper Chairs – The Brick
  • Secretary desk – kijiji find, makeover here
  • Barn door – DIY, tutorial here
  • Floors – Lumber Liquidators, reveal here
  • Wall color – Sherwin Williams Bungalow Beige
  • Curtains – DIY from drop cloth, tutorial here
  • Electric Fireplace – Canadian Tire
  • Shelf and floor lighting – Ikea
  • Desk cage light – Target (no longer available in Canada)
  • Lamps on piano – Homesense (no longer available)
  • Oliver the Deer Head – Home Hardware
  • Mantel Shelf – DIY, tutorial here
  • Starburst wood mirror – Target
  • Industrial numbered crates – Michael’s + DIY, tutorial here
  • Large dice box and crown book ends – Urban Barn (no longer available)
  • Numbered sign – DIY, tutorial here
  • Brass apple bell – thrift store
  • Faux hydrangeas and vase – Urban Barn
  • Scrap wood sailboats – DIY, tutorial here
  • Special date stenciled sign – DIY, tutorial here
  • Large basket tray – Michaels
  • Large glass vase – Urban Barn
  • Driftwood fish on a stick – Homesense
  • Driftwood – Homesense
  • Star fish – Homesense
  • Faux flowers – Micheals
  • Cream throw blanket – Homesense
  • Plaid Hermine throw blanket – Ikea

Throw Pillows:

  • Buck throw pillow – Craftberry Bush
  • 23 numbered pillows – Homesense (no longer available)
  • Button throw pillow (Benzy Land map on reverse) – Ikea
  • Compass throw pillow – Zach Terrell
  • Don’t panic throw pillow – Zach Terrell
  • Geodesic throw pillow – Terry Fan
  • Faux animal print (cow/horse) throw pillow – DIY, using this fabric and this method
  • Off white faux fur throw pillow – DIY, using this fabric and this method
  • Chevron throw pillow – Chapters/Indigo (no longer available)

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