Join the Pouf-A-Long!

Oh you guys.  You don’t even know the fun times we have coming up for you here at Welcome to Heardmont.

Remember last week when I shared a few of my favorite images from the July issue of Better Homes & Gardens – including one of a DIY Moroccan pouf?  Well, my pals Kim from NewlyWoodwards and Liz from It’s Great to be Home were both just as excited as I was to try out the BHG tutorial for making our own poufs.  So excited, in fact, that we decided we are going to throw a party!

You are cordially invited to join us in our pouf-making adventures for the first ever pouf sew-along aka the Pouf-A-Long!


Here’s how it works.

  1. Leave a comment on one of our blogs and let us know you’re participating!
  2. Then grab the button below and post it on your blog…
  3. Or share a link on Facebook or Twitter and invite your friends to join the fun!
  4. We’ll all have 3 weeks from today to complete our poufs.
  5. Then you’ll be able to share your creation at a link party on July 20th.

We’ll leave the linky open for a few days for those of you who are eternally late – like me! It will be a shared linky, so your project will show up on all 3 of the hosts’ blogs.  One big virtual party.  Sounds like fun, right?

There are so many variations on the traditional Moroccan pouf and they seem to cross into every style of decorating.  I’ll probably stick to the Better Homes and Gardens tutorial, but for those of you who want to try something different, here are a few tutorials I’ve found for other poufs on the net.

Make a pouf with Design*Sponge.

Pick up an Amy Butler pattern and try out her Gum Drop Pillows or Honey Bun Poufs.

If sewing’s not your thing, why not try a large or small knitted pouf?

Heck, why not put away the sewing machine and knitting needles all together and try this one instead?

Then there’s the tutorial that I think started it all.  Major inspiration for the BHG tutorial can be found over at Bromeliad.

If you’re looking for even more inspiration, check out my Pinterest Board: Pouf-a-Long for more images of great poufs in home decor.

So what do you say?  Will you participate in our Pouf-A-Long?


Leave a comment and grab a button or share on Facebook or Twitter to spread the word! We’ll see you back here at Welcome to Heardmont (or at It’s Great to be Home or Newlywoodwards) on July 20th!

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17 Responses to Join the Pouf-A-Long!

  1. Ohh! I’ve wanted to try this for the longest time! I’m excited, maybe this is just the motivation I need to actually do it!

  2. Meredith says:

    Awesome Ashley! We would love to have you!
    And I agree, a party is the perfect motivation to finish a project, clean your house, mow the lawn… 😉

  3. I can’t wait for the pouf-a-long!! I’ve been trying to come up with a great fabric, we’ll see how that goes! 🙂

  4. I will be there with bells on! Super psyched!

  5. Katrina says:

    This is one of the those DIY projects I’ve been wanting to try 4-ever!!

  6. Laura says:

    there is my no sew no knit pouf!!! that my dog promptly destroyed, oh well, It’s nice to see it again.

    Wow, I’ll be making those honey bun poufs, so amazing.
    Thanks for the link, you made my dayay

  7. Allison says:

    Oh man, I’ve been wanting to do this for a while, I keep visiting the fabric I want to use at Joanns. So I’m definitely going to jump in on this party!

  8. Michelle says:

    Hi! Count me in for the party! I think I have *just* the fabric that I’ve been hoarding that will be perfect! Sounds fun!

  9. Nora says:

    Oh this is so enticing! I even tried to find my sewing machine but it’s hidden behind all the boxes! I can’t wait to see everyone’s poofs!

  10. Morgan says:

    Those are sooo cute, but I am definitely not a sewer. =(

  11. Bromeliad says:

    What a great idea. Does my old pouf count?

  12. I just found your blog and this post! This sounds fun, count me in…now I have to figure out how I am gonna make one of this suckers 😉

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  15. Love it, thanks for sharing

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