First Day of Spring Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to our First Day of Spring Blog Hop!!!

We are so happy you have joined us!!!

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 I am kicking off the hop today with  ….

Spring Pillows


Spring Pillows by Every Day is an Occasion

If you follow my Facebook page you may remember me discussing my debacle of which new curtains to buy. What I didn’t share at the time was the reasoning behind getting new curtains…..Well, let’s just say that my almost 2 year old daughter got a hold of a marker and decided that our old curtains would be her canvas (Yes!!! I was secretly sooo happy! We really needed new ones). I washed them and dried them….Yep they shrunk!!! You guys know me…I couldn’t let all that good fabric go to waste, so I decided to make

Pillow Covers

Pillow before and after by Every Day is an Occasion

Another great thing about her marking all over the curtains, not only did we get new curtains, but we now have 4 new pillow covers!!!! Each person in our family has a personal pillow now!! We each chose a color. Can you guess mine?  The Silver Sparkly one;) I lucked out!!! I was the last to choose too!!!;)

Pillows by Every Day is an Occasion

 To sew the pillows I actually used a tutorial that I have had pinned for a long time, envelope pillowcases!!!                  (Kelsie Ann thanks for inspiring me in your Pinterest March Challenge).

Then I used my Silhouette and cut the bunny shapes out in vinyl, which you can find here.

After I placed the vinyl on the Pillow cover, I used fabric paint to paint inside the vinyl stencil.

I let the paint dry and then I peeled the vinyl off and then ironed the paint to heat seal it.

Here are the four sweet bunnies in full view….

Bunny pillows by Every Day is an Occasion I have a sweet fan of her new pillow….

Pillows  by Every Day is an Occasion

Thank you SOOO much for joining us on our First Day of Spring Blog Hop!!!!

Here is the line up just in case you get lost!!!

Holly- Ribbons & Glue <——–Next Stop
Kelsie Ann- Cut Craft Create
Heather- The Hunny Pot
Shelly- My Paper Love
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Have a SUPER fun day!!!

Linking up to: I Gotta Create, Decorate to Celebrate, Lil Luna


  1. Kelsie Ann says:

    Jill- LOVE them! Love the bunnies, Love that they are pillows and most definitely love that everyone has their own. Too sweet. Also, you know I love that you were “pinterest/I could make that!” inspired! Awesome job. Thanks for hosting another great Blog Hop!

    Kelsie Ann

  2. holly says:

    Ha…C.U.T.E! Love the story too. Any chance Lily may use some markers again on her new bunny pillow? She may want to add bunny eyes and a You’ve inspired me to sew something. I’m getting closer to using my machine, I took the cover off yesterday. Thanks so much for hosting this hop! Hugs – Holly 🙂

  3. arin says:

    OH MY GOODNESS! These are super cute and don’t you just love vinyl and your Cameo! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, LOVE.. You may be seeing me make some of these… Kids keep it all interesting and having an excuse to get new curtains is always a good thing:-) thanks for hosting this amazing hop!

  4. Jamie says:

    What a great idea! And such a good recycling idea 😉 I love these pillows!! Adorable 😉
    Thanks for including me in your Spring Blog Hop!!

  5. Lisa says:

    These are so gorgeous, Jill!! I love the bunnies!! The pillows look amazing!! What an awesome reuse of shrunken curtains!! And the picture of your daughter is so sweet!! Thank for hosting another fabulous blog hop!! Have a great day 🙂

  6. shartl says:

    Oh, I can’t believe how cute these pillows are! Love the quick and easy way you used fabric paint with a stencil!

  7. Shelly says:

    Oh Jill, these are so SUPER cute and I have to say – your little one modeling that sweet pillow is just soooo CUTE!
    Great project and thanks for hosting a fun hop!

  8. karenladd says:

    what a great way to recycle those curtains and make charming home decor projects all at the same time!

  9. Amy :) at says:

    Jill, these are ADORABLE — and (NO KIDDING)… “someone” (who shall remain nameless) thought it a good idea to put my living room curtains in the dryer not long ago… and they SHRUNK!! I’m thinking I might have myself some new curtains and new pillows now!! LOL… Great idea 🙂

    Thanks so much for decorating your celebrations at the Decorate To Celebrate! Challenge Blog!

    Amy 🙂 at

  10. Missy says:

    Super cute pillows Jill, I love how you managed to get the new curtains, too—maybe I can convince my little guy to draw all over my oven so I can get a new one?? Hmmmm…..ideas!!! 😉 Love those bunny shapes you used. Thanks for hosting another great hop!!

  11. Norma Pimentel says:

    Aww such a cute adorable idea for the kiddos and great way to recycle those curtains and get those new ones hee hee…. Thank you Jill for joining us over at Decorate to Celebrate!!!

  12. jessica says:

    These are awesome Jill!!! LOVE the recycled part…plus the pillows turned out ADORABLE!!!
    Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT day!!!

  13. Megin says:

    LOVE, love, love the bunnies! I keep seeing these and I want a bunny of my own. Where to put a bunny, though. Hmmm… haven’t figured that out yet. LOL!
    I’m visiting from Wildly Creative. I hope you can stop by my blog and leave a comment, too!
    ~ Megin of VMG206

  14. Migdalia says:

    This is seriously GORGEOUS!!I love the idea of reusing something and making something so beautiful as this.My favorite one is Green (myfav.color)!
    Have a Wonderful Friday,

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