Bold & Bright

Embrace the vibrant, energetic side of crafting with projects that showcase bold colors, striking patterns, and creative flair. At Trims By The Yard, we provide the materials you need to make a statement with your DIY projects. Let’s dive into some exciting and colorful DIY ideas that will bring a burst of energy to your home decor.

Why Bold and Bright?

Bold and Bright decor is all about making a statement and infusing your space with personality. This style uses vivid colors, dynamic patterns, and eye-catching designs to create a lively and inviting atmosphere. Whether you want to brighten up a room or create a standout piece, bold and bright projects are sure to impress.

DIY Project Ideas

1. Colorful Fringe Lampshade

Materials Needed:

  • Plain lampshade
  • Fringe trim in vibrant colors
  • Fabric glue or hot glue gun
  • Scissors


  1. Prepare the Lampshade: Clean the lampshade to ensure it is free of dust.
  2. Cut Fringe Trim: Measure and cut the fringe trim to fit around the lampshade.
  3. Attach Fringe Trim: Use fabric glue or a hot glue gun to attach the fringe trim to the top and bottom edges of the lampshade.
  4. Layer Colors: For a bold look, layer multiple colors of fringe trim.
  5. Dry and Display: Allow the glue to dry completely before reattaching the lampshade to the lamp.

2. Bright Pom-Pom Garland

Materials Needed:

  • Yarn in various bright colors
  • Pom-pom maker
  • Scissors
  • Twine or string


  1. Make Pom-Poms: Use the pom-pom maker to create pom-poms in different sizes and colors.
  2. Attach to Twine: Tie the pom-poms to a length of twine or string, spacing them evenly.
  3. Hang the Garland: Drape the garland across a mantel, wall, or window for a fun, colorful decoration.

3. Bold Fabric Wall Art

Materials Needed:

  • Canvas or thick paper
  • Brightly colored fabric
  • Fabric glue or staples
  • Scissors
  • Frame (optional)


  1. Cut Fabric: Cut the fabric into shapes or patterns that you like.
  2. Arrange on Canvas: Lay out the fabric pieces on the canvas or thick paper in a design you like.
  3. Attach Fabric: Use fabric glue or staples to secure the fabric to the canvas.
  4. Frame (Optional): Place the canvas in a frame for a polished look.
  5. Display: Hang your bold fabric wall art in a prominent place to make a statement.

4. Vibrant Throw Pillows

Materials Needed:

  • Plain pillow covers
  • Fabric paint in bold colors
  • Paintbrushes or sponges
  • Stencils (optional)
  • Pillow inserts


  1. Prepare the Pillow Covers: Choose plain pillow covers in a light color.
  2. Paint Designs: Use fabric paint to create bold, colorful designs on the pillow covers. Use stencils for clean, consistent patterns if desired.
  3. Dry and Insert: Allow the paint to dry completely before inserting the pillow inserts.
  4. Arrange: Place the pillows on your sofa or bed for an instant pop of color.

5. Colorful Table Runner

Materials Needed:

  • Brightly colored fabric
  • Sewing machine or fabric glue
  • Scissors
  • Measuring tape
  • Pins


  1. Measure Your Table: Determine the length and width of your table runner based on your table dimensions.
  2. Cut the Fabric: Cut the fabric to the desired size, adding seam allowances.
  3. Hem the Edges: Fold and sew a small hem on all sides of the fabric to create a clean edge.
  4. Place the Runner: Lay the table runner on your dining table for a vibrant, bold centerpiece.

Tips for a Bold and Bright Look

  • Mix Colors and Patterns: Don’t be afraid to combine different colors and patterns for a dynamic, energetic look.
  • Use Statement Pieces: Incorporate a few bold statement pieces to draw attention and create focal points in your decor.
  • Balance with Neutrals: To avoid overwhelming the space, balance bold colors with neutral tones.

Inspiration Gallery

Explore our gallery of bold and bright projects created by our talented customers. From eye-catching wall art to colorful home accessories, see how vibrant decor can transform any space.

Share Your Bold Creations

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Explore Our Bold and Bright Collection

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