DIY: Custom Pillows

Graphic pillows are all the rage right now, but they also seem to be INCREDIBLY expensive, and I can’t justify spending $40 on a pillow case. I just can’t. So I decided to make my own! And it turned out great! 

All you need is a 

cotton pillow case (ikea)

pillow (ikea)

t-shirt transfer (target)



STEP ONE: print out your image on plain paper. you want to do this so you can see how big your design will be. I wanted mine bigger so that’s why it’s on an angle like this.

you can download my design here!

STEP TWO: you need to MIRROR the image in your program (unless your transfers don’t require you to) and then print it on the white side of your transfers

STEP THREE: cut out & arrange the design on your pillow

STEP FIVE: iron it on!

STEP SIX: after a sufficient amount of time under the iron, you can peel off the backing to reveal your design.

there you have it! super easy way to make your own designs!

be sure to post a picture of your finished pillows & tag me in the picture!

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