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Pooh Pooh Pillows GIVEAWAY {now closed}

Exciting thing!

Let me back up… this might come as a surprise, but I’m not one to accessorize. I hardly EVER wear jewelry (other than my wedding ring). I can’t decide if it’s because I’m a plain kinda girl, or just lazy. But that doesn’t matter. The point here is that this has carried over into my home decorating. In the past few months, I’ve decided to make a conscious effort to incorporate more plants and throw pillows into my life.

So when my friend Wendy sent me one of her GORGEOUS throw pillows just out of the blue, I did a little happy dance! Getting packages is fun, but I’m usually expecting something… so this was a super fun day! And having never actually met her in person (loooong story), she knows my taste pretty well.

Pooh Pooh Pillows Giveaway

I mean… could anything go more perfectly in the orange chair?

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I love the extra texture that it adds to the living room!

(And while we’re speaking of home accessories, I’ll have you know that there’s FINALLY a plan for the curtains. I’ll be in touch)

ALL OF THIS TO SAY… that Wendy is generously giving away $50 bones towards her shop Pooh Pooh Pillows!! And her prices are suuuuuper affordable, so you  might as well load up the trunk while you’re at it!

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Here are a few of my faves:

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This is how it works…

You head over to Pooh Pooh Pillows and snoop around a bit, and come right back here and leave a comment telling us which one is your favorite (if you can narrow it down, that is)!! Here’s my favorite in case you’re wondering.


Play by the rules!

  • leave a comment saying which pillow is your fave
  • one entry per person
  • giveaway ships worldwide (YAY!)
  • winner will be announced on Monday (7/22/13)
  • GOOD LUCK!Bethany {Sawdust and Embryos}


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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16857055313817134305 astr!d

    wow!!! lots of pretty things. i love the coffee bag pillows and the black and white polka dots!!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04533406112486744576 Katelin Wellman

    Oh-wow! awesome stuff :) i would have to say my favorite’s are the burlap elephant and the yellow dandelion!!!! BEAUTIFUL

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01709047026299212569 Giuliana

    It is very difficult to choose! But I think my favorite would be the “Decorative pillow cover Brown geometric velvet throw pillow”.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16068648521060103115 Lizzie Ann Designs

    ooh! Liking the Black and White Moroccan Lattice Pillow!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15035374902065841183 Trilby LaCoste

    These are really pretty! I love the burlap fleur de lis!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09487264590410215458 Sarah Simon
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13730392601078841496 AbbyCruz

    I looove the Peacock pillows. The colors are so fun!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06853601846999213940 Mer
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01607293137081131422 MystikMommy

    Okay, I am sincerely beginning to feel a real kismet kind of connection to you…I looked through all of the pillows and although I love the burlaps (esp the messenger bags!) and the Postal French, I can’t get away from the color in these: http://www.etsy.com/listing/129118031/decorative-pillows-throw-pillows-pillow?ref=shop_home_active …the same ones you like as your faves. Then just to be sure, I looked one more time just now and I stand by my choice above as my choice for the giveaway, but just to duly note, I was drawn to this one as well: http://www.etsy.com/listing/119929055/decorative-throw-pillow-cover-in-brown?ref=shop_home_active
    I soon realized the color and pattern on the side of this one is the same as the one http://poohpoohpillows.com/ gifted you with that is now beautifully adorning your orange chair. Anyway, just a kismet kind of day I guess!

  • Rachel Rossum

    I really like the burlap pillow with the giraffe on it

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18223800111039186161 Steph at {Halfway} a Grown-Up

    oh her pillows are super cute! I love the red and creamy white accent pillow!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02761364234888731450 Rachel
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11761343030666904687 Amy

    I LOVE the peacock feather pillow!! But you’re right… it’s hard to pick just one!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00046051034556807447 LittleMyoo

    Ooohhh..I love the orange/brown/turquoise medallion pattern!!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15998395651834855742 Bethany Wellman

    The Decorative throw pillow ikat multi colored cover. Pottery Barn inspired pillow is so beautiful!!!! (http://www.etsy.com/listing/117301597/decorative-throw-pillow-ikat-multi?ref=shop_home_active)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05839568574308822686 Young Family

    I know I’m supposed to be looking at pillows, but the Table runner orange runner red runner indoor outdoor fabric is gorgeous! But I do so love the Decorative pillows accent pillows throw pillows bird pillows.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09375965169535537572 Amy

    I love the “medallion pattern circle pattern pillow” but my eye immediately caught the “Yellow chevron bucket bag” too!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08990491382970103651 Mary

    Ikat – anything Ikat. Love the Ikat!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07922698312257767624 Joyous

    I love the medallion pattern circle pattern, but several others caught my eye as well.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11822793813230575686 KristyB

    I love the black and white pillows. kristyb@fcog.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04560805121947004423 Betsy

    http://www.etsy.com/listing/153774090/red-pillow-decorative-throw-pillow?ref=shop_home_active The red scrollwork one would beautifully update my boring navy sofa!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14041032936411345964 Tonia Hinderks

    I am in love with the Dandelion premier print pillow! I would also agree with some of the other people and say that the medallion pattern circle pattern pillow was adorable also!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16720012025266467263 Sara

    The Decorative pillow cover with brick red and white burlap would look great in our living room. I know I should sew my own but can’t get motivated to.

  • https://www.facebook.com/pages/Memories-Photography/294525243988893 Aj Gordy

    I’m really liking the zigzag chevron fabric. :)

  • https://www.facebook.com/thislittleone SwtCara

    The “Brown, cream and turquoise blue linen color blocked on one side & Waverly fabric Panama Wave on one side” would go great in my living room. The peacock feathers is awesome too!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10890345700012721707 KBsMomma

    Love, love the yellow dandelion pillow!!! It would be the perfect pop of color with my new black and white striped drapes! :-)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15544295215215357178 Morgan Turner

    Definitely the Oslo Grey/Orange covers – goes perfectly with my living room and I love birds :)


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17284425353512276012 Riva

    The vintage clock pattern one rocks my socks off. The oval geometric pattern pillow is the same fabric we bought for our upcoming upholstered headboard.

  • http://www.athomeonsixthavenue.blogspot.com/ Cassidy

    I really like the green ikat on her main page, but didn’t see it in her Etsy shop, so I will go with green chevron! Also, my 21st birthday is Monday, so it would be an awesome birthday present to win! :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04759376223724895512 Kara@ Kieran Honeybee

    I love the vintage clock lumbar pillow!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11306280509059034699 Bayle Larpenteur

    I love the Dunn Bros Coffee pillow with the elephant! All of the burlap pillows have so much character!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03013921449941605849 Sara

    It’s hard to just pick one! I do love the burlap pillows though.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13052956185549301716 Vivian

    I LOVE that burlap giraffe pillow!!!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15831032650877068283 DLF Adaptacije
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15931685660137661336 Rachael

    Im LOVING the burlap coffee bag pillows – they’d look amazeballz on my back porch futon!

  • Alycia F.

    The “Decorative throw pillow cover indoor outdoor fabric medallion pattern circle pattern” would go nice with our couch. We got a new puppy and he has destroyed every pillow cushion on our couch. We need new pillows! :) The matching colored “Decorative throw pillows covers indoor outdoor fabric zigzag chevron fabric” would be nice also!

  • Anonymous

    I love the red/green floral pillow with the color blocked royal blue stripe down the middle. It would be fun to design a room around, maybe a not-too-girl girl’s nursery?

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18118249967093084720 AngelaDL
  • Jill

    I love the red/green floral pillow with the color blocked royal blue stripe down the middle. It would be fun to design a room around, maybe a not-too-girl girl’s nursery?

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06370324812486492817 em ann

    they’re all so adorable and different! BUT i love the peacock pillow – gives a great burst of color and would stand out on a brown couch!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02398483407865687123 Catherine Tucker

    I like so many, including the ones you like. But for my home I’d have to go with the Turquoise geometric velvet throw pillow lumbar pillow. I love a good lumbar pillow.

  • Anonymous

    Love the Ikat one in the top third pic you have. She has great stuff for great prices! Lisa Duke

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15025622947083593181 Diane Kimball
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06050608665936293068 Nancy

    The lime green chevron would be a great addition to my living room!

  • Anonymous

    The coffee & burlap ones are my faves, none in particular. Would love to win one & may just have to purchase a couple. :) Thanks.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05800426695481251339 sara whalen

    Hmm…so hard to choose. I would probably go for the floral rose scroll design one or the moroccan one.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16059715470503428445 Nichole

    Love the bird/peacock pillow!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10790415430598091085 Niki Weaver

    So many to love so it was very hard to choose, but based on the sofa we want pillows for and the room it’s in I’d say my favorite is the Postal French script print back by a Copen check. There were some others that I also love for other rooms. Beautiful work!

  • http://wonderfullymadepursuits.wordpress.com/ Liz at WonderfullyMadePursuits

    I love the white pillow with yellow dandelion print! It would fit perfectly in my living room!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00607389048336421283 Jodi Smolek

    I love the fun print of the floral/spring pillows, and I also love the Postal French script print pillow.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00030273600536686855 Julie @ Living on the Ledge

    I’m digging on the gray scroll design myself…it’d look great in my new gray/white/navy living room.

    Can’t wait to see your idea for the curtains!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06617673686975707122 Lisa

    So many beautiful pillows!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03918322373491187156 Eddie B

    I love coffee, and I love coffee pillows! Love the burlap with the giraffe

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00568832206565900257 Breann

    I can’t get enough of the Decorative throw pillow ikat multi colored! Win or lose, I’ll definitely be checking out their etsy shop!!

  • Angie

    I am loving the burlap pillows…so cool! But I am also a sucker for ikat…hard choice! I would have to flip a coin;)

  • Anonymous

    There are so many that I love but I like the ikat multi colored and I can’t believe how inexpensive they are I will definitely be shopping there.Sandy B pooksiepoo@hotmail.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18010861929579625731 Nikita

    So hard to choose…but these are very pretty.. emerald green pillows, spring pillows, hgtv fabric pillows

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03512054308063808065 Alibé Made

    I love LOVE love the burlap bag covers! So cute!!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03191290428117133170 Tyra

    My Favorite is the Decorative throw pillow cover indoor outdoor fabric medallion pattern circle pattern, so cute for patio!!

  • http://www.atraillife.com/ Jill @ATrailLife
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02665104527617686294 Nicole and Justin

    i love the burlap ones! and the Decorative throw pillow cover indoor outdoor fabric medallion pattern circle pattern – that one would be perfect for my new chair!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02665104527617686294 Nicole and Justin

    i love the burlap ones! and the Decorative throw pillow cover indoor outdoor fabric medallion pattern circle pattern – that one would be perfect for my new chair!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01474873243382897535 Lo

    Blue & white wide striped with red vine/bird down the center. I love. That. Pillow.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01232791974974371288 Jen

    I love the burlap fleur de lis pillow!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05638948209751968370 Rachel Ward

    I know you have the orange bird pillow picture above, but I think that one is my favorite from all the ones on her site!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10020174662106409073 Theresa Merkling

    Hard to narrow it down – like the whimsy of this one best: Decorative throw pillow cover made from home decor fabric Oslo blue and red accent pillows (birds and leaves in bold colors)

  • Renee

    She has some very beautiful pillows in her Etsy shop. My fav, however, is the white pillow with the orange trellis pattern on them. Very sassy if I do say so myself! I am also partial to the ones you picked out. Love the pink and orange together!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08780023316525202930 Maria

    I love this one!
    Decorative throw pillow cover. Traditional and elegant floral pattern features fall colors. Browns, reds, golds.

  • Anonymous

    I love the metallic rose :)


  • Anonymous

    The metallic rose is adorable… Cute and edgy at the same time.. LOVE IT!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09767606922639414650 Mrs. Fuhrey

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09767606922639414650 Eliza

    I love the white with black trellis pattern! It would look amazing on my black coach. I would throw a metallic rose in the mix, too! Great patterns…hard to choose just one!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10611804776552043084 Susan

    I love them, but next week we’re off to visit our daughter and her beau-AND decorate their new-to-them apartment, so I need these pillows for them!

    I LOVE the peacock feather one for their Mad Men-ish place :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10611804776552043084 Susan

    I love them, but next week we’re off to visit our daughter and her beau-AND decorate their new-to-them apartment, so I need these pillows for them!

    I LOVE the peacock feather one for their Mad Men-ish place :)

  • https://openid.aol.com/opaque/dab0ddca-f0ba-11e2-afdf-000bcdcb8a73 dab0ddca-f0ba-11e2-afdf-000bcdcb8a73

    I love the burlap covers and messenger bags. Of course all of the graphic pillows, trellis etc. are gorgeous. Two would not be enough.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11765412002915282555 Whitney Daigle

    Decisions decisions! 😉 what an awesome give away! Hubby and I agree that our fave is the burlap that reads “the bold standard” love it! 😀

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11765412002915282555 Whitney Daigle

    Decisions decisions! 😉 what an awesome give away! Hubby and I agree that our fave is the burlap that reads “the bold standard” love it! 😀

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15010963246323486158 Kelli Link Carruth

    I found a few I loved, but the medallion pattern/circle pattern is my favorite. http://www.etsy.com/listing/129885043/decorative-throw-pillow-cover-indoor?ref=shop_home_active

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16643643270097971393 LisaM

    Thanks for the giveaway! I love the burlap pillows … especially with the giraffe! I like a little quirk.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14278188412961955344 Terry Moore

    I’m supposed to pick a favorite out of all these fabulous pillows? Well, if I must…
    Red pillow, decorative throw pillow covers, red and white scroll pillow fabric!

  • http://www.buckbuckgoose.com/ Sharon

    Talk about difficult to narrow down…I like the blue Ty Pennington Extreme Home Makeover Edition pattern pillow. It would match our somewhat plain couch so nicely. I also really like the spring flower pillows with all the pretty pink and purple flowers. They would just add fresh air to a room in an instant!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13458402953318374924 Swan

    I don’t often participate in giveaways, but when I saw these pillows, I couldn’t refrain. All the pillows have their own merits, but the one we’d cherish most in our farm house living room is the postal script pillow. It would be proudly displayed near two steamer trunks that once belonged to my grandparents (now deceased). My grandfather used to work for the post office on the railroad, and my grandmother and I enjoyed written correspondence with each other for many years. The postal script pillow is the one that belongs here, followed closely by the blue angel wings pillow. Having either would be like getting hugs from them both. Thanks for hosting the giveaway and introducing us to these gorgeous mementos. ~~Swan

  • Amy Hackbarth

    I love the Postal French script back by a Copen check pillow. Thank you so much for this giveaway!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13720763272574900947 Bambi Erving

    It seems that the Postal French Script is a fan favorite, because it’s mine too! This is an awesome give away, thank you Wendy, Beth and Nick!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12990082101402057174 yreal

    I Love the peacock feather pillow!!! However, they are all wonderful!!! Thanks for the giveaway!!!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05967049336167245655 Leigh Drury

    Ooh, the Robert Allen ikat indigo would look beautiful on my new couch!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10519174914623298459 Holly Green

    OMG I can’t decide. I can think of a TON of different places in my house that NEED these pillows. LOVE LOVE LOVE.

  • shannon

    The black and white trellis pillow would look great on my couch ;)Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Anonymous

    You were right! Hard to pick…. Mine was described as this… Decorative throw pillow cover with steel blue gray design on one side and tiled look on other. Slight sheen. It’s a pattern pillow with dark gray and a lighter gray on the other side AND its a flip design! The back is a tiled print! I would normally pick bright colors, too and I also LOVE the one she sent you! Mfjmail@yahoo.com

  • Anonymous

    If this posts twice my mistake buuuut I kept thinking I know I have seen that print somewhere before on the pillow she sent you….. It’s your secretary! It’s not the same print but it made me think of it :) ok, on with your life lol. Mfjmail@yahoo.com

  • Laura O

    I love the orange polka dot! And the black and white clock face. And…and…and…

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12092306820456995831 Lindsey Evans

    I’m torn between the green chevron and the multicolored chevron one!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00596080304735334218 Daralyn

    I love this one:
    Red pillow, decorative throw pillow covers, red and white scroll pillow fabric

  • https://me.yahoo.com/a/hM7ETTAzv9r._MYtArx9vksIsjTtXg-- shawn

    I like the pillow with the gray backing and green and yellow flowers, thanks.
    (smjohns63 at yahoo dot com)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14816423586013210073 Kat

    Really digging those burlap coffee bag pillows (giraffe one especially, but that’s such a cool idea!) Really haven’t seen that before and I’m so on board. 😀

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13997783801188346767 tsmith

    There is no way I could pick a favorite! I love them all! I have never really decorated and now I am starting to feel the decorating itch. Pillows seem like a good place to start

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05865636505385830199 Beth @ Sawdust and Embryos

      tsmith, you’re our winner!!!!!!!! Please email me asap @ sawdustandembryos@gmail.com



  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13568655797665379261 Valerie Zhou

    my favorite is Decorative throw pillow ikat multi colored cover. Pottery Barn inspired pillow.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09706534507377871688 Renae Koehn

    I love the burlap coffee pillows and the red ikat! I really need some new throw pillows!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17255925238341444223 Deb Innis

    Love the vintage clock pillows! So many good ones to pick from. Happy to be introduced to the site – love the bags too!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05905744501856165229 Natasha

    I like the black and white clock pillow and the burlap ones! What a fun shop :)

  • Anonymous

    Hi Beth, this is the first time I’m commenting here though I’ve been following it for a while now… Love ur work… Keep posting…:)

    I just love http://www.etsy.com/listing/117301597/decorative-throw-pillow-ikat-multi?ref=shop_home_active


  • Anonymous

    so many to choose from!!!! OMgosh- Thank you for the drawing!!!
    I’m a HUGE Big Brother fan- and I can see them using any of the designs in their rooms (especially my 2 favorites)




    Thanks again!!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04308299343489463952 Rebecca Monce

    I don’t really have a place it would go but I love the indoor outdoor fabric medallion pattern circle

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15145384037158663597 yellowlabdoggy

    My favorite is Decorative throw pillow cover. Silver metallic rose scroll design fabric – it’s so much fun!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00635872646374001496 Gabby

    I love the burlap pillows, especially the yellow chevron with the burlap.

  • Anonymous

    Love the floral one you have shown on your website – in the Carol Brady top/center position. Beautiful! But her coffee bag burlaps are awesome as well…

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16851225879798714753 JoJo
  • Jaren Thomas

    I love the blue and cream pottery barn inspired pillow, but I also love the monogrammed ones. I was just thinking that I need a letter T pillow for an old chair in my front room.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13039973842921018077 Adam Hurst

    The green chevron pillow would look awesome in my front room.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10989089702705445781 Nicole Evans MD

    The french wine script pillow is great

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16599145493055436531 Kim in Iowa

    Ooooh, love the Decorative throw pillow cover. Silver metallic rose scroll design fabric. It is so pretty and would work in several of my rooms! Nice stuff!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18195898141531451342 Christy McMillan

    I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the indoor/outdoor zigzag chevron fabric pillows, perfect colours for my living room! Thanks so much for offering this! :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11397916691333908540 bacurrie

    Love the bright colored floral!