How To: Add Texture to Your Plain Pillows

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We've confessed our saturated color addiction many times before on AT. As part of our recovery program we've been thinking about adding interesting textures in more neutral colors to our decor instead of relying on so many bright colors. And we've got a thing for throw pillows which you might have noticed from our Jamaica Plain house tour. So we were intrigued when we spotted a seemingly simple DIY project in the September 2008 issue of Martha Stewart Living. The article shows you how to add puckered folds like the ones above, to an existing pillow case...The directions make it look simple but we've haven't made time to try it yet. Have you done this or a similar textural enhancement to any of your throw pillows or other textiles? Any advice?

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