Elegant woodchip ring pillow
There are a couple of things that I really love. One is having some small project to be worked with the needle in the evening…kinda an ancestral draw. The other is to have a design that embraces, and almost flaunts a juxtaposition. Well, when we had a request for a very unique ring pillow from a bride recently, I knew I was going to have a great evening! Is that weird? Oh well, call me weird or odd, but there is nothing like having a project that can be worked from start to finish, producing something beautiful in one evenings work. Check it out!Starting with a pile of tulle with a kiss of gold, I created a square pillow. I made sure to double up the tulle so as to prevent my filling from falling out. Now, normally, I would hit the sewing machine for this….but, I went ahead and romanticized this project by hand stitching.Pinned and sewn.Now time to fill her up! I made a cone out of paper and filled my new pillow with Ash wood shavings (proudly purchased from the hamster section at the pet store 🙂 ).Filled and stitched closed, it’s looking unique…now time for some frill.I loved the scallop of the lace, but it needed more…so, I embellished with some pearls, too.It was looking really pretty, but it needed a focal point….enter a wooden heart and some stain.It is ridiculous just how special this pillow turned out….cute and completely unique.I love thinking outside the box for all the little touches. If you are a DIY bride, or if you are the best maid-of-honor in the world, I hope you give this project a try.