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CARPE DIEM HANDPAINTED PILLOWS

Ikea Hack

Make this for the cost of a bubble machine.

MATERIALS USED: Pillowcases and fabric paint.
COST: $16.00
TOTAL COST TO MAKE A SIMILAR PIECE: $22.00.
TOTAL TIME: Two hours.

Carpe Diem meaning seize the day is a pretty good motto to have, so when I saw these awesome pillowcases from Urban Outfitters I was hooked. They were so graphic, so simple, so cool. But what I wasn’t hooked on was the $34.00 price.

I wanted to wake up to those inspiring words and I knew I could make the pillowcases myself, so I got to work.

First, I wrote out the words on each pillow and went over them with a small paintbrush. After a few hours, I was done.
The best part of these pillowcases is how they pop on my bed. I ♥ this project.

Blank Pillowcase Scribbled Pillowcase
Start with a blank pillowcase. Lightly scibble your design onto the pillowcase.
Drying Pillowcase Carpe Diem Pillowcases
Paint over the words and let the case dry. Place your pillows in your newly designed pillowcases. After washing of course.


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  PROJECTS

Carpe Diem (2012)

Chevron Tablecloth (2012)

Wine Crate Shelf (2012)

Key Holder (2011)

Side Table Ikea Hack (2011)

Kid's Painted Table (2010)

The Chi Picture Project
(2005 - Present)


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