Guest Picks: Go-To Resources for Pretty Pillows
Pillows are frequently the ideal finishing touch at a space, but it can be frustrating to monitor just the perfect one. This month, I’ve piled up my top ten sources for pillows to complement any room, whether you prefer fancy decorator fabrics, shabby chic or soulful’70s design. — Laura from Lolalina
Boerum Hill Pillow, Watercolor, 14″x20″ – $105
I’ve been a huge fan of AphroChic founder Jeanine Hays since day one, and her collection continues to inspire. I adore the new cushions featuring watercolor examples. They’d be so pretty from the bedroom! .
Mandala Black and White Pillow, Black and White, 22″x22″ – $150
Or, if you’re looking for something with a more groovy,’70s vibe, then why don’t you scoop up a Mandala Pillow out of AphroChic? I love the subtle shape from the background, and the crisp white and black keeps it feeling fresh, not retro.
Throw Pillow Ikat by Chic Decor Pillows – $64.99
2. Chic Decor Pillows
This Etsy shop run with a mother-daughter team features a vast assortment of handmade cushions in fun prints at affordable prices. Bonus: shipping is only $2.99 to anywhere in the United States.
Cosmetic Dentistry Cover Lumbar Pillow, Ikat by Chic Decor Pillows – $25
It was difficult to select a favorite from their shop, but I am really loving the Ikat prints. I’d put one of them made using the DwellStudio Ikat Trellis cloth on my favourite armchair.
Eep at Blueberry by Skinny laMinx – $34.35
3. Skinny laMinx
Heather Moore, the designer behind Skinny laMinx, is based in Cape Town, South Africa, and she produces all the designs at the shop. I believe her job complements mid-century contemporary furniture very well. If you gravitate toward that style in your home, why don’t you try one of Heather’s pillows?
Lava at Magma by Skinny laMinx – $34.35
Among my favorites out of the Skinny laMinx shop is this one at a print called”Lava,” that was inspired by 1950s West German ceramics. It would pair perfectly with a sleek, sculptural royal chair, don’t you believe?
Victoria Neutral Pillow – $75
4. Blissliving Home
This shop always has a great selection of soft, feminine, contemporary designs — believe glam metallics, florals, rosettes and plush materials. I’ve been on a bit of a British kick recently (hello, Downton Abbey), so I immediately gravitated into the pillows with a English accent.
Jack Multi Pillow – $85
There are loads of Union Jack pillows out there, but this one really caught my eye because of the layers of velvet, the linen appliques and also the slightly askew arrangement. It’s just the right amount of cheek!
7316 Spear Cushion – EUR 67.50
5. Ferm Living
If it is crisp, geometric design you’re searching for, Ferm Living is your shop for you. I love the muted pastels and slightly muddy tones used in the spring collection.
7310 Large Geometry Cushion – EUR 47
Here’s another fantastic geometric print out of Ferm Living. This one could fit nicely in a monochromatic interior, but it plays nicely with color, too. If you do check out the shop, I believe that you won’t be able to stick with just pillows; there are stunning vases, prints and objects as well.
Grey Dot Uzbek Ikat Silk and Cotton Cushion Cover by Be Nevertheless Shop – AUD 59
6. Be Nevertheless Shop
Be Nevertheless might be based in Australia, however they ship their pillow covers globally; do not worry if you see something you adore! Graphic designer Sarah Robinson has impeccable taste and offers lots of pillows using a global-modern feel, like this grey silk Uzbek Ikat.
ORISSA Linen Cushion Cover by Be Nevertheless Shop – AUD 150
Isn’t this linen basket weave stunning? I can imagine it adding just the correct amount of pop into a dark leather couch.
Bengal Bazaar Pillow by Aurelia – $100
This Etsy shop is based in New Zealand and carries handmade pillows that are traditional with a twist, like this drop-dead gorgeous Kelly Wearstler”Bengal Bazaar” print. I love, love, love it!
FIORENTINA Pale Prune by Aurelia – $75
A decorator preferred, these pillows in Quadrille’s”China Seas” print could be lovely using layers of raw-edged Indian and linen block prints in shades of soft plum and cocoa.
Designer Fluff LLC
Modern Throw Pillow – $250
8. Designer Fluff
This new website makes to-the-trade fabrics accessible to all in the kind of stunning pillows in a vast selection of shapes and sizes. They are a bit pricey, but they do provide an excellent return policy, which would give me a great deal of reassurance. If the pillows you purchased simply don’t work in your home, you can send them back over the month and get a complete refund.
Designer Fluff LLC
Ikat Decorative Throw Pillow – $262
I adore this”Pink Flame” pillow. It is a bit crazy, but somehow the sharp geometry of the print keeps it feeling complicated. I’d tuck it into a white or cream-colored armchair at a bright window.
ABC Carpet & Home
Linen Pillow, White with Red/Blue Stripe – $35
9. ABC Carpet & Home
This is a huge source for just about everything and anything home related: out of carpets and furniture to publications, baby equipment and, yes, pillows. The selection here covers a range of styles, however it is nicely curated, so it’s not too overpowering to navigate.
ABC Carpet & Home
Digitally Printed Silk Butterfly Pillow – $125
I usually opt for more sedate cushions, but why don’t you try something different? I could see this bright, digitally printed cushion in home in a contemporary studio room with white walls and floors.
Black and White Chevron Stripe Pillow Cover from Moxie Mandie – $25
10. Moxie Mandie
This cute Etsy shop offers fabulous chevron-print cushions for those of you as chevron-obsessed as I am. I truly want one or two of them, and at under $30, it would not break your bank.
Vintage Yellow Floral Pillow Cover by Moxie Mandie – $32
Another popular from Moxie Mandie, this pillow is handmade using a fun classic fabric. This would look so cute in a mash-up of florals, faded stripes and other classic fabrics on a simple white couch.
I trust you have enjoyed this roundup and also have found a few new shops to boot. Which was your favorite? I would love to hear!
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