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Using my little Lavender Dream Pillows will assure you a restful and relaxing night’s slumber!  Gently fall asleep with the help of the peaceful scent of dried lavender.

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LAVENDER DREAM PILLOWS

A super simple “kinda sewing” project that can be whipped up in one fun afternoon!  Once you get started making Lavender Dream Pillows, you’ll want to make a dozen to gift all holiday season long! 

It makes sense to make lots of Lavender Dream Pillows at the same time.  They come together pretty fast using an assembly-line process for cutting, sewing, and stuffing. 

I wanted to embellish them with different colors and materials, depending on the occasion, holiday or time of year. So that meant they needed to be completely neutral.

I chose a white crafting velvet that’s got a little more stiffness to it than regular velvet fabric.  It would be the perfect backdrop for any decorations, and have a luxurious plush texture.

 

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I’M NOT AN EXPERT SEWER, BY ANY STANDARDS

But I can sew less complicated items, especially home decor and craft projects.  I’m an absolute whiz at sewing a straight line on my Bernina machine!

That’s why when I wanted to make a pillow that could be filled with stuffing and lavender, I chose an envelope design.  When it’s turned right-side out, there’s an opening in the back to allow stuffing your Lavender Dream Pillow.

The pillow case is made from a single strip of fabric that’s folded, pressed into shape, and then hemmed up on the 2 open sides. Literally, that’s it!

 

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EMBELLISHING YOUR LAVENDER DREAM PILLOWS

During the holidays, I’m a busy little camper, making a selection of food and crafty gifts for my friends and family.  That means I usually try to come up with a few simple designs that can be duplicated over and over, with different materials, colors, etc.

That being said, if you’ve got an artist inside you, or you’re particularly skilled in something like “petal painting”, it becomes a whole different story!

Here’s a few ideas to help inspire your Lavender Dream Pillow embellishments:

  • Glitter Paint
  • Embroidery
  • Quilting
  • Puffy Paint
  • Felt Applique
  • Woven Ribbons

 

Or, of course, choose a cute print and just tie it up with a beautiful ribbon!  Do keep in mind that whatever you choose, it must be soft enough to sleep on!

 

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HOW TO MAKE LAVENDER DREAM PILLOWS

I’ve created a special instructional PDF to help you make and embellish your Lavender Dream Pillows.  If you don’t favor lavender, you can use another herb.

Or, if you’d like to make different combinations, I’ve included a list of relaxing herbs and essential oils to choose from.   It’s totally up to you, I chose lavender because it’s my best friend’s favorite scent!  (Guest what she’s getting for the holidays!)

CLICK ON THE IMAGE ABOVE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR LAVENDER DREAM PILLOW INSTRUCTIONAL PDF

Now, want to see all the other PERFECTLY PAMPERED PRESENTS you can make for your gal pals?

 

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PERFECTLY PAMPERED PRESENTS – 8 Fabulous DIY “Pampering” Gifts

Lavender Dream Pillows are just one of the Perfectly Pampered Presents I’ve created to give your gal pals and family!  Whether it’s for a holiday, birthday or Mother’s Day, these Perfectly Pampered Presents make glamorous and thoughtful gifts.

Here’s all the simple and fun beauty recipes/projects in this “Perfectly Pampered Presents” Bundle:

 

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Wow!  Which one of your friends or family members wouldn’t love to receive a specially-made package filled with these fabulous DIY beauty recipes? 

They all take just a few minutes to make, and how much embellishing you do on the packaging is entirely up to you. Feel free to choose exactly which recipes you’ll be giving, and just make those.  Or, if you’re feeling especially inspired, gift all 8 Perfectly Pampered Presents!

 

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I’ve created special matching hang tags for all 8 items, and even designed some label stickers to help make your gifts extra special!   I’ll tell you how to get your own set of hang tags and labels at the bottom of this post.

COME CHECK OUT ALL THESE FABULOUS DIY GIFTS YOU CAN MAKE IN ONE FUN AFTERNOON!

CLICK HERE TO READ THE MASTER POST:  Perfectly Pampered Presents – DIY Beauty Recipes & Packaging Ideas

 

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