7 Festive, Holiday Pillows You Can Make THIS Weekend

Add instant holiday cheer with these non-cheesy pillow ideas.

When it comes to holiday decorating (or any kind of interior decorating, for that matter), adding throw pillows is the easiest way to bring texture and color into a room. But if you haven't found the perfect holiday pillow yet, consider making your own to incorporate a personalized detail into your seasonal decor.

Here are seven different DIY pillow options you can make in a weekend and enjoy throughout the winter.

Simple No-Sew Pillows

Watch the video below to see how to make a neutral wreath pillow, a red-and-gold polka-dot pillow and an iron-on text pillow.

Pretty Poinsettia Pillow

Poinsettia Holiday Pillow

Poinsettia Holiday Pillow

Modern, Holiday Message Pillow

Handmade Holiday Pillow

Handmade Holiday Pillow

Pick your favorite Christmas saying and stitch it to a pillow. You will need the following materials: fleece fabric for the front and back of your pillow (size according to an existing pillow or insert OR decide on a new measurement and buy filling too), felt for the letters, pins, scissors, computer with printer, lightweight paper (for tracing), pencil and sewing machine.

Preppy Red-and-White Striped Pillow

Peppermint Stripe Pillow

Peppermint Stripe Pillow

Add another layer of cheer to your holiday decor with this fun, no-sew peppermint stripe throw pillow!

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Rustic Reindeer Pillow

Free Template for Beautiful Reindeer Pillow

Free Template for Beautiful Reindeer Pillow

Give a plain pillow a playful, holiday update using our free printable reindeer template.

Photo by: Picasa ©ten22 studio | Rennai Hoefer

Picasa, ten22 studio | Rennai Hoefer

Keep Reading

Next Up

45 Holiday Centerpieces for Every Skill Level

No matter your crafting skill level, we've got a holiday centerpiece that's right up your alley.

Scents of the Season: Make Your Own Holiday Candles

Skip the overly fragrant, store-bought candles and make your own for just a few bucks.

7 DIY Winter Wreaths That Will Take You Past the Holidays

These not-too-Christmasy decorations can stay up until spring.

Get a Holiday Head Start With 5 DIY Projects You Can Do in a Day (or Less!)

Stay home this Black Friday and get things done, from DIY gifts to guest room upgrades.

11 Things You Can Repurpose as a Holiday Centerpiece

Skip the trip to the florist and make an easy centerpiece for your holiday table using items you already own (or can pick up for cheap).

20 Festive Front Porch Decorating Ideas for the Holidays

Get a jumpstart on the holidays with these DIY decorating ideas.

11 Festive DIY Projects for Your Fall Holidays and Gatherings

 The best part? These are beginner-friendly!

10 Glam Metallic Table Accessories Perfect for Your Holiday Parties

Dress up your holiday table with brass, silver and gold for a luxe look that will wow your guests.

Meet the Team

Get to know the talented writers and editors of HGTV's show and design blog. 

Go Behind the Blog

From the Archives

Take a look back at our past posts, from entertaining and design trends to up-and-coming HGTV shows.  

Read All Our Past Posts