Tia from Little Button Diaries shows how you can make an appliqued and piped throw pillow like this one. You can applique any design you can dream up, though I think the little vintage camper applique that made is super cute. The door of the camper opens to reveal a special message for the recipient.
Click for the tutorial: How to make a piped & appliqued pillow, by Little Button Diaries
[photo from Little Button Diaries]