Recycled Plastic Bag Decor Pillow

3 Materials
8 Minutes

Take your plastic bag clutter and reuse it in a whole new way. Don't let those plastic bags go to waste or to the landfill. Give it a whole new life buy using them as a pillow insert. Yes I said it, a pillow insert. Here let me show you how I used it for mine.... the rest you will have to read on my blog.

Here is the finished product. Can you tell which one is a normal pillow and which one has plastic bags as a pillow insert?

First you are going to need a small pillow cushion cover that you would use for your couch pillows.

Mine cost 2.00 each at Dollarama and it is 40 x 40cm

It has a zipper, make sure yours does as well.

It is a lot more easier when the pillow cushion cover has a zipper. Now unzip it.

Gather all your plastic bags. This idea is great for decoration and not for sleeping. Also fantastic for the patio.

Suggested materials:
  • Plastic bags
  • Scissors
  • Pillowcase
Shanice Bannis
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  • Cindy Curtis Cindy Curtis on May 03, 2017
    Where can u buy the covers ? We don't have a dollarama around here . I would like to try it love the idea. 😊

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  • Gloria Garcia Gloria Garcia on Oct 28, 2020

    My mother use plastic bags to stuff pillows she made , she had been deceased more than 40 years, but will never forget this idea, she also made her own pillow patterns.

  • Shiriela Shiriela on Dec 28, 2021

    Great idea. I may try it