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Friday, August 5, 2011

Randoom Design: Custom Pillow

Feeling like 'rand'paging through the streets, I asked the universe a question today.

"What is it that I need to work on right now?". I delivered this without of the hint of expectation that grew inside me. This specific query is a rather frequent one to the Universe from little old me. If I prepare myself for the answer, it'll  happen.

 Today the answer was, "Fix your pillow situation.". Sounds silly, but to me, dreaming is serious business. While I'm sympathetic to those who need their 'beauty' sleep, I focus on the more mental/spiritual side of sleep. I've got to log rem hours in order to function.

 My last pillow was a microfiber retail nugget for sixty bucks. The thing was so cush that it would lull me to slumber like an army of crickets and cicadas beating out a slowing rhythm.

 When I moved in with my ex, her dog ate the pillow. Although it wasn't the point of the eventual break-up, I still resented her for not replacing my precious pillow. I held on to this resentment until I let it take hold of me and rot me from the inside out.

 Standing there after getting the answer from the universe, I got to work. I found a fluffy pillow with some embroidered letters on it. It was in the shape of a pretty big heart. I didn't really care for the looks, but it was filled with micro beads. I then took 2 medium sized book covers and stuffed the pillow inside those. Here is the final product:



 It's got lumps in just the right places, has a fuzzy spot for my cheek, and squishes with maximum bounce-back.

 The pillow is the transducer to the dream world.

 I spray mine with a pleasantly scented product before falling into the middle of the earth to sleep.

22 comments:

  1. First time I see a pillow that looks like this. Wonder what's it like to sleep on it.

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  2. It's a good looking pillow. :D

    "I spray mine with a pleasantly scented product before falling into the middle of the earth to sleep."
    Never heard of people doing this.

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  3. Its weird looking but it sure is comfortable. You should start a custom pillow business and be a millionaire hahahaha ok perhaps not millionaire, but i would buy one.

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  4. Haha, that's so cute!
    But a dog eating a whole pillow.
    Huh???

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  5. Your second paragraph really hit home with me! I always feel like asking the Universe what I should be doing! Should I work on my comic, should I do some blogging, should I clean my place, or should I go outside and have fun! Never done the whole pillow thing though! When my girlfriend buys a new pillow I just start using her old one!

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  6. Good work on the pillow! Speaking of bumps in all the right places, maybe you should check out this wacky creation: http://bootypillows.com/

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  7. I don't need such a pillow. Guess I'm lucky but I dream every day and by that I mean I remember my dreams every day. Still trying to get an OBE though

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  8. I hope you killed the dog for it's heinous crime, or at least put it in timeout!

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  9. interesting looking pillow there lol

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  10. That is one... cool looking pillow ;>

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  11. looks kinda funny. i'd love to have on like that.

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  12. Lol awesome creative looking pillow "]

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  13. Cool pillow. I can't say I've ever seen another one like it.

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  14. Ha ha it's the first time I saw a pillow like this one!
    Greetings from Greece.

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