#20 of the Best DIY Throw Pillow Ideas

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You may not put a lot of thought into throw pillows, but they can really brighten up a room if you know how to use them. They can add some really bright colors into space and make everything look a bit more cheery and bright. Although these are considered a more decorative element to the room, that does not mean you need to spend buckets of money on them.

In this article, we will show you some of the best DIY throw pillow ideas that are so easy to construct and are incredibly inexpensive. Better yet, if you do make your own DIY throw pillows, you can easily construct new ones to go with every changing season or holiday. Take a look at these designs and see what we mean!

#1. Pillows with Character

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Unlike even the best standard pillows for sleeping, throws are meant to be more fun and decorative. These incredibly cute cushions are so easy to make and have plenty of character! These self-made throw pillows require no sewing, so you will be able to get them together in no time. With DIY throw pillows no sew, you can easily make new throws in a flash and not worry about spending too much money on materials.

#2. Simple Throw Cushions

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This simple throw cushion tutorial shows you exactly how to make super simple throw cushions out of extra fabric or material. This is a great way to recycle old fabric that is just laying around or even creating something new from something old. This is also a nifty idea to keep in mind for the holidays.

#3. Throw Cushion Designs

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These throw cushions kind of go the extra step because they feature some interesting textures, designs, and embellishments. These throw cushion designs are all do-it-yourself and can get as fancy as you would like. These kinds of pillows would also make a really great housewarming gift or even for a birthday, as they are personal, too.

#4. Pillows with Pom Poms

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These throws are so cute and very customizable. The best part of anything do-it-yourself is that you can construct it entirely to your tastes. With these pillows, bright pom poms are highlighting the edges of these pillows, creating an interesting shape and an even more interesting color scheme.

#5. Tassel Pillows

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These pillows are interesting and quirky and would look perfect on the front patio. If the patio is covered, you can use any kind of material you would like, but if you are worried about sun or wind or rain damage, you can easily swap out the standard fabric for a more durable material that is more suitable for patio furniture like outdoor fabric.

#6. Textured Pillow

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These pillows are interesting and quirky and would look perfect on the front patio. If the patio is covered, you can use any kind of material you would like, but if you are worried about sun or wind or rain damage, you can easily swap out the standard fabric for a more durable material that is more suitable for patio furniture like outdoor fabric.

#7. Iron-On DIY Pillows

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These DIY pillows feature iron-on embellishments that are easy to make personal and even customizable. This would make a super great wedding gift or even a fun birthday gift for a friend or loved one. You can add anything you would like, and the ironing process will ensure the print stays put.

#8. Tassel Throw Cushions

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Here is another tassel pillow that looks super great. Instead of the standard square throw pillows, this one is rectangular and features some interesting textures and colors. This kind of throw pillow would look great propped in a chair in an atrium or even an enclosed backyard area.

#9. Marbled Pillows

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These marbled pillows are a truly elegant way to add some decor to space. It is incredible what you can do with a simple throw pillow, but these really do bring in a level of style into the mix. These would look great on a patio or even within a small living room space filled with books and art.

#10. Hand Printed Throw Cushions

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These hand printed throw pillows feature free hand painted shapes and prints made with organic stamps. This is a super cute gift because it’s completely handmaid and came from the mind of an artist. This is a sweet way to add some definite character into space and bring out the more creative part of yourself.

#11. Interesting Tones

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Just because they are throw pillows, does not mean you cannot get creative with them. In this throw pillow set, the black and white tones complement each other well and add an interesting color scheme into the room. This is especially great for smaller rooms that cannot house a whole lot of decorative elements.

#12. Crocheted Pillow

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This gorgeous little throw pillow has been crocheted by hand! Crocheting is actually super in right now and more and more people are learning how to crochet for themselves. A hand crocheted pillow would make a really sweet baby shower gift or even a sweet reminder to a friend that you are thinking about them.

#13. Tasseled Pillows with Interesting Shapes

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These throw pillows are unique because not only do they have those super stylish tassels but also they are full of interesting colors and patterns. You can add tassels to these throw pillows so easily and it is really just a few extra steps that will make the pillows look that much more professional.

#14. Patterned Pillows

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These pillows are gorgeous and so vibrant that they are sure to brighten up any room. The rainbow style color wheel within this setting is really great, especially because the couch here is white. This just goes to show how much of a decorative difference throw pillows can add into space and how easy they are to make!

#15. Woven Pillows

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These woven pillows are super gorgeous because they add so many interesting textures. These pillows feature lines of shaggy material that make these pillows so interesting. You would not think that these pillows could exude so much style and class, but they really can if you put in the effort.

#16. Leather Throw Cushions

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These leather throw pillows are interesting because the textures are so different. They are just as simple to make as the traditional do-it-yourself throw cushions, just require some different materials, such as thicker needles if sewing and better adhesives. The sheen to these pillows makes the effort well worth it.

#17. Easy Throw Cushions

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These throw pillows are not only beautiful, but they are so easy to make! Seriously, once you check out this do-it-yourself you will wonder why you ever purchased a throw pillow before and you will vow to never buy another throw pillow again. The bold blue and white pattern here is pretty and will definitely add a lot of color into space.

#18. Rosette Pillow

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This gorgeous rosette throw pillow brings so much elegance into this space. You can use any color of fabric to match any sort of décor you may have. These highly textured pillows add so much character into a space that they will look great in a setting where you would have company over for coffee.

#19. Round Rosette Pillow

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This round rosette pillow looks like a pillow you would find in a high-end home furnishings store. The beauty here is, you can totally learn how to make it yourself and save so much money doing it! This is an interesting pattern and texture to follow, and this pillow is sure to spark up some conversation, especially after you tell your friends that you made it yourself.

#20. Gathered Fabric Throw

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This throw pillow features a lot of gathered fabric that makes this tucked in look. This is a fun pillow to incorporate into any given space because the fabric brings in a lot of character. You would not think that texture could bring so much to the table, but in the decorative world, it totally can.

Conclusion

There you have it! So many amazing do-it-yourself throw pillow ideas to get you started on your home constructing adventure. As you can see, it is so much easier than it looks and even those not experienced with any constructing can make these pretty pillows. They are gorgeous and you will have fun constructing them, for sure.

Do you have any experience constructing do-it-yourself throw cushions? Which is your favorite pattern or texture? Which colors look good when working with color schemes? We want to hear from you! Let us know about your experiences in the comments.