before: cheapo pair of clearance rack throw pillows (2 of the green stripe at $7 each!):
after: soft, cushy chair pad for the 2 end chairs of our dining room table! (the other sides have benches):how: i opened part of one of the seams with a seam ripper, removed the tags and part of the stuffing, and re-sewed the openings with 2 folded pieces of ribbon in them to make the ties. then i added 5 fabric covered buttons to make the pillows more cushion-y (somewhat evenly spaced- i mostly eyeballed it, as usual).
i love how the ribbons look tied in little bows in the back! sweet but not over the top. and adding more & more green to our dining room!