Hi there! It’s Melissa from The Happier Homemaker back again this month with a super easy knock off project today.
I don’t know about you but I just love looking at stores and catalogs for my DIY inspiration. I recently saw this gorgeous Anthropologie octopus pillow online but one look at the $168 price tag and I knew it would not be making an appearance in my living room! I knew right away that I could DIY my own version for significantly less and am in love with how it turned out!
- Inexpensive Tea Towels (I bought mine from Walmart-2 for less than $5)
- Black Sharpie marker
- White Thread
- Sewing Machine
If you feel comfortable drawing, use the inspiration picture to sketch out an octopus approximately 11″ wide. If you need a little help in the art department you can download a scan of my sketch here. (You will need to tape the two scans together to get the full sized design.) [Read more...]