Poufs and floor pillows are a super fun way to decorate kids’ room. They invite playfulness and provide a cozy reading spot at the same time. The best part is that they’re easy to make. Here are 5 of our favorite hand-sewn pouf projects to get you started.

$3 Fabulous Floor Pillow

$3 Fabulous Floor Pillow
tutorial available via Retropolitan

Here’s a super awesome floor pillow made from a three-dollar Ikea mat! Given that the store bought version of this pillow is about $250, that’s a pretty good deal!

DIY Pretty Pouf Pillow

DIY Pretty Pouf Pillow
tutorial available via Pretty Prudent

Here’s a pretty little pillow made with sequin trim. A great project for a girl’s room. And an easy, fun way to add a splash of color.

DIY Painted Pouf

DIY Painted Pouf
tutorial available via Camille Style

We love this simple, raw painted pouf. The tutorial is easy to follow and comes with a free downloadable pouf template!

DIY Rollie Pollie Pouf With A Handle

DIY Rollie Pollie Pouf With A Handle
via SYTIC

Add a handle to your pouf for another element of fun. Kiddos can drag it from room to room to provide extra seating wherever they need it!

Easy-to-Make Boxy Floor Cushions

Easy-to-Make Boxy Floor Cushions
via Teal & Lime

Here’s how to transform any ordinary envelope pillow into a floor cushion with only one modification.

West Elm–Inspired Floor Cushion

West Elm–Inspired Floor Cushion
tutorial available via Brittney Makes

You could invest in those store options, or you could make your own in your favorite fabrics in a few easy steps. This tutorial shows you how.

Happy pouf sewing!

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