The best way to change the appearance of your living room from drab and boring to lively and colorful is to throw in small, colorful pillows on your sofas, couches and settees. Soft, fluffy pillows with elegant looking pillow covers can add a lot of flair and style to your rooms. You do not have to opt for expensive pillow covers. Stitch cheap yet good looking pillow covers using different types of colored fabric at home. This lets you change the color scheme of your rooms every now and then at a fraction of the amount you would spend on expensive furnishings and room accents. Take a few tips from this tutorial on stitching a simple envelope pillow cover in ten minutes flat.