17 Cool DIY Pillows For Your Bed And College Dorm

Decorating doesn’t need to be complicated or expensive. It also doesn’t need to be left to fancy grown-ups with mortgages and houses with four-car garages. Anyone can do it. And you don’t need to go to the store to pick up something fancy to upgrade your decor. You can change your space with some DIYs.

There are so many ways to get creative and jazz up your room with DIYs. One of my favorites is pillows. Pillows don’t involve a major time commitment, they can be added to almost any part of a room from the bed, a chair, to even the floor, and they’re comfy. Furthermore, there are so many more options beyond your standard square and rectangular varieties.

Scroll down to see 17 fun and easy pillows you can make to transform your living space.

1. Upcycled Sweater Mountain Pillow


You know that old, stretched-out sweater you have lying around? It’s time you turned it into a pillow.


2. No-Sew Pompom Pillow


Jazz up a boring pillow with some pompoms, glue, and a cute saying.


3. Felt Flower Pillows


This looks amazing and like it would be very complicated, but it’s not. The secret is the felt.


4. Quote Pillows


Quotes feature prominently in wall art. Why not pillows? Grab your paints and get creating.


5. Fleece Unicorn Pillow


Working with fleece couldn’t be easier because it doesn’t fray, unlike a lot of other fabrics.


6. Balloon Animal Pillows


Even if you can’t make a balloon animal, you can make this pillow. Warning: You will want to make more than one.


7. Mountain Pillow


This is the sort of pillow you will want to place carefully on your bed, couch, chair, wherever so the “mountain” stands nice and tall.


8. Succulent Pillow


I’m sorry, did you just say succulent pillows? I’m so there.


9. Crochet Unicorn Pillow


If you know how to crochet, this is actually pretty straightforward. If you don’t know how, you can learn with this project.


10. Repurposed Legging Pillow


Yes, this pillow is legit made out of old pairs of leggings.


11. Bow Pillow


Pretty much all you need to do is wrap a band around a rectangular pillow and you’ve got yourself a bow pillow.


12. Celtic Knot Pillow


Have you always wanted to master a Celtic knot? Use this pillow as your opportunity.


13. Pompom Pillow


Why have one pompom when you can have a massive pillow full of them?


14. Watercolor Pillows


Note that there is a difference between watercolor pillows and tie-dye ones.


15. Printed Pillows With Tassels


Transform plain pillows with a bit of paint and colorful tassels.


16. T-Shirt Pillow


Give new life to an old T-shirt by making it into a pillow. The countless wears means you will have an ace snuggling pillow.


17. Snuggle Bunny Crochet Pillows


These are so cute. They make me squee.


How do you want to decorate your dorm? Let us know in the comments!


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