HOW TO CREATE A CUSTOM PILLOW

LifeLike Pillows is a family-owned and operated a custom pillow-making company. We offer a selection of small pillows that start at 14” and can go up to 60” tall or wide. 


Our pillows make great gifts for birthdays, holidays, or simply just for fun. But more importantly, our pillows bring back memories from lost pets or recreate fun family photos and memories. 


They are great for commemorating or memorializing any animal and bringing smiles back to each and every person who comes across each pillow.


If you want to create a 100% customized pillow that’s shaped or square, you’ve come to the right place. In this guide, we’ll show you how to create your very own custom pillow in just under 5 minutes. Ready? Let’s get started…



1. Visit LifeLikePillows Homepage

Visit the LifeLikePillows.com homepage. 


You’ll find over 8 unique of our most popular custom pillow styles to choose from


Want to choose between more options?

No problem! Then visit our custom pillow collection page, where we have over 15 different pillow styles, including our neck pillows.


To view this entire selection, click on the "customize now button".


Action Step 1: Visit The Homepage or Custom Pillow Collection Page


2. Choose A Pillow Style

Now that you're either on the homepage or the complete custom pillow collection page, the first set step to creating your pillow is deciding on the type of custom pillow you want.


Here Is Our Current List Of Custom Pillow Styles:


1. Custom Dog Pillow

2. Custom Cat Pillow

3. Custom Portrait Pillow

4. Custom Face Pillow

5. Custom Car Pillow

6. Custom Rabbit Pillow

7. Custom Horse Pillow

8. Custom Hamster Pillow

9. Custom Bird Pillow

10. Custom Animal Pillow

11. Custom Neck Pillow

12. Custom Human Pillow

13. Custom Fish Pillow

14. More coming soon...


Our most popular pillow styles are the custom dog pillows, custom cat pillows, and custom face pillows. 


It's important to note that if you're uncertain about which category your pillow will fall under, just select one which you think fits the category the best. 


For example a bunny or bird would fall under the "animals" category. While any type of dog will fall under the dog category.


Action Step 2: Choose A Pillow Style


3. Upload An Image

After you've selected the type of pillow, it's time to upload the image you would like to make a pillow out of.


The process of uploading an image is the same on both mobile and desktop devices, however it does look different. 


See below on how to upload an image on both devices:

Desktop

1. When you select the product click the choose file button, to open your file finder and access your images.

2. Once your image file finder opens up, select the image you would like to make a pillow of and click on it... 

3. After selecting your image, you will know if the image was uploaded successfully if your image is now visible on the product page 

4. Once your image is visible select your style, size and then add it to your cart. 

Mobile

1. When you select the product click the choose file button, to open your file finder and access your images.

2. When the menu opens up, make sure to select the 'photo library' option. 

3. Once your image file finder opens up, select the image you would like to make a pillow of and click on it...

4. After selecting your image, you will know if the image was uploaded successfully if your image is now visible on the product page

We only support JPEG (JPG) and PNG images and the maximum file size of an image is 10 Megabytes (MB)


If you are concerned about how your image will turn out, you can contact our support team to see if your image is optimal. 


Important Note: If you are planning on purchasing more than one lifelike pillow at a time with different images, we recommend to create one product and add it to your cart. Then go back to the categories page and create a new pillow using the same process as above.


Action Step 3: Upload Your Image


4. Adding Order Notes

This step is very important and helps expedite the time it takes to create your pillow. 

Order notes help our designers understand exactly how you want your image cropped and turned into a pillow.


Being as specific as possible is not only important to our team, but it will also ensure you will get the exact pillow you envisioned. 


Common Order Notes: 


• "Please remove the background and keep the dog..." 

• "Crop out the body and only leave the face..." 

• "Crop out the background and bring the two dogs closer together..." 

• "Please keep it the same as the photo. Don't make any changes..." 


Being as specific as possible is not only important to our team, but it will also ensure you will get the exact pillow you envisioned. 


Action Step 4: Add Order Notes To Your Order


5. Selecting Your Size

The last step in creating your pillow is selecting the size your want it turned into. 

Our sizes range from a mini 10" pillow to a 32" large pillow. Our most popular size is the medium 18" shaped pillow.


Our most popular size is the 18" pillow.


Action Step 5: Choose Your Size


6. Checking Out

Once you're happy with your LifeLike Pillow design and are ready to order, click the blue button in the bottom of the screen

This will take you to a cart review page where you can look over your items in your cart before the order is placed.Your cart will then look like this:

If you want to go back and add more products, you can click back to the homepage and customize another product and then return back to the cart page. 


When you're ready to checkout, click on the blue 'check out' button at the bottom your order notesIf you have any discounts, coupons, or voucher codes, you can apply them in the in the "discount code" box and click "Apply." 


This is what it should look like if you're on the desktop:

If you're on mobile, this is how it will look:  

Once you apply your discount the updated total should be reflected in green below the discount box.


Next enter your shipping information, select your shipping method at the bottom of the shipping page and click "continue


If there is a remaining balance, enter your credit/PayPal information and click "continue" 


Review your order and click "Place your order" 


Once you click "place your order", you'll be given an order number and a confirmation email will be sent to your inbox.


Action Step 6: Place Your Order


Congratulations, Your Custom Pillow Is Ordered!

You have officially made your lifelike pillow! 


After placing your order, you receive a confirmation email with your order details, where you can double-check if your name, phone number, shipping address and cropping notes are correct.


Then while your pillow is being made, we will update you when it is finished, shipped, and delivered!