Appliqués Brighten Shoppers’ Hearts

Take an owl, elephant or bird and turn it into a decorative throw pillow that would brighten the corner of any room. These and lots more spring from the workshop of decaf plush, a line of colorful, modern appliquéd floor cushions, pillows, and kids’ clothing made of ultra-soft velveteen, denim and cotton.

The decaf plus designs are bright, animated and real stand-outs. The square neck smock is made of cotton chambray/linen and cotton with recycled felt appliqués and bold buttons. It comes in chambray with a vintage stripe print and a mini koala appliqué, as well as in a turquoise polka with green floral print and an appliquéd mini seahorse.

There’s also an orange owl smock with pink owl appliquéd pockets that stare out with enormous eyes. Skirts are so now, and decaf plus offers a number of trendy styles including an a-line with a marching rope belt with D-ring closure that would look smashing with the flutter sleeve top ruffle in a navy or red stripe.

Shoppers in the market to dress little guys will love the gorilla button-down shirt made of 100% cotton in a multi-color dot body with mustard contrast and a friendly gorilla appliqué. Tees and one-pieces come in either a fox-in-the-snow or lion and cub design with bright orange appliqués against manly colors, including olive and brown, available in both short and long sleeves.

The octopus hoody has two appliquéd octos and is made of cozy fleece that is machine washable with a nylon zipper and kangaroo pocket. A girlie-girl hooded sweatshirt features a bright pink flamingo appliqué on a soft pink ground. Colorful airplanes zoom across a unisex tee or one-piece, while the dump truck design shows off a green heritage with the felt appliqué made from recycled plastic bottles.

Airplanes, a bird -wale lightweight corduroy that can be paired with a tee for cooler days. Tees come in a wide range of sizes in designs like whales and fishes, doe a deer, mushrooms and berries.

Animal pillows brighten any kid’s room and come in original shapes including the owl, bird and elephant. These pillows are crafted in Holland wool felt. Square throw pillows for a sofa are 17” x 17” — the same designs are also available as 26” x 26” x 5” floor pillows of cotton velveteen and denim with feather fill.

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