first time i saw them (ali wentworth’s home in elle decor) i swooned. i mean how perfect?! pretty much a tailored beanbag right? i coveted my own ginormous lilac pouf. i fantasized crossing my ladylike ankles (fantasy here people) atop said leathered fancyball, relishing my luck in scoring the birkin bag of the decor world.

at first it was nice to see (every once in a while) what people were doing with their razzle-dazzle hued spheres.

yet, to my dismay it seems as if there is a new epidemic on the rise. swine flu is no longer the virus to fear my loves. pouf flu is now taking over the households across america, and we need to stop it!

the collage pouf. really????? i don't want a frame of paper mache', let alone a mishmosh in the middle of my den. i'd rather make a mess on the floor, and not clean it up. more fun.

the fishnet pouf

the "ribbed for her pleasure" pouf

1950's shower cap pouf

the pac-man pouf. ladies if your man likes this you have full grounds for divorce.

the "i've got stomach flu, and i used the toilet for vomiting, and the living room for something else." pouf

see?! they're multiplying like a plague!!! growing exponentially!! taking over our world!!

this WAS a sweet sheep grazing grass on a farm. until he was infected with pouf flu, now the poor lamb sits in a west elm catalog. (sigh)

so it’s up to us my friends. we must stand strong and fine feathered against  this leathered nudge. let us be independent in our interior design endeavors.


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