I love pillows, I love changing them out when the mood strikes. Which would cost more, but I sew pillows out of leftover fabric like here, and a old sheet here.
This is an example on how to change out your pillows for $2.99:
First I got this pretty placemat at Target, it was only $2.99:
I opened one of the sides with a seam ripper:
I stuffed my old pillow in there:
And then I sewed it shut:
Isn't that easy!! So if you see a placemat out there that matches your decor,
make a pillow out of it :)