My Latest Buy: A Kilim Cushion

July 18, 2012 0


I have a problem. A serious problem. With cushions. I have too many. And, I keep buying them. Ok – any cure? I don’t think so. Cushions are the best, most simple and most affordable way of redecorating your home, adding new accents, changing a style. For a very long time I have been looking around for the perfect little kilim cushion for my sofa. And after a long research I found the perfect one. I bought it on Ebay and it arrived today directly from Turkey. It is made of a vintage kilim rug with a plain cotton back. The colours are stunning – I love the combination of a soft mint green and dusky pink tied together with bold black. The pattern is amazing too and the vintage surface shows small imperfections which add character to this cutie. And all this in one cushion. For 20 bucks. This I call a happy Thursday!

Photo by Igor Josifovic

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  • Reply Dawna July 18, 2012 at 23:21

    Love it when there is some history as well as a good buy!

  • Reply Anonymous July 18, 2012 at 23:43

    Great purchase!!!
    When i saw the article I was dreaming more about my vacation next week to Turkey. I hope to find some nice items to.

    Happy Thursday Igor.

    Regards, Davy.

  • Reply Justina Blakeney July 19, 2012 at 00:54

    oooo it’s so good! I love it! I’ve go the same problem, by the way!

  • Reply Will @ Bright.Bazaar July 19, 2012 at 07:17

    It’s official, you’ve joined the Pillow Pusher club! Welcome! 🙂

  • Reply de kinnerstuuv July 19, 2012 at 10:17

    YOU NEVER CAN HAVE ENOUGH PILLOW’S! I Love your newest one! Since I’m a happy crafter, I sew my own pillows from vintage clothes. Whether old leather jackets or sweaters, they all end up as a pillow or quilt on my coach!

  • Reply Lisa July 19, 2012 at 14:17


  • Reply Sabine July 19, 2012 at 14:41

    It’s gorgeous! Wonderful color combination!

  • Reply Stephanie July 19, 2012 at 14:48

    A very nice one…love old kilims…:-)

  • Reply Maria Matiopoulou July 19, 2012 at 18:17

    I totally agree with you! And this is definitely a stylish new pillow! I always say that the boyfriend is going to move out of the apartment if I bring home another pillow!

    Have a lovely day 🙂


  • Reply Μαρία July 19, 2012 at 19:08

    Hi … I am very happy people who love my country .. Greece .. well .. il be really nice pillow … LOVE .. Vintage style .. nice to spend ..

  • Reply Cez July 19, 2012 at 21:32

    loooove it!!!!! want the same one!!!! 😉

  • Reply tina July 20, 2012 at 09:15

    Pillow pusher, eh??

    I LOVE your new acquisition. Now, young man, I’m getting worried about your addiction to cushions. If it persists, feel free to call upon Colourliving, the agony aunt:))

  • Reply Holly July 20, 2012 at 15:05

    What a wonderful find! I’m glad to know this cutie has found such a happy home 🙂

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