The 11 steps How-To Guide for a Bohemian (or Boho Chic) Style

You might wonder what exactly "Bohemian Style" stands for.

According to wikipedia, "In modern use, the term "Bohemian" is applied to people who live unconventional, usually artistic, lives. The original "Bohemians" were travellers or refugees from central Europe (hence, the French bohémien, for "gypsy")."

When it comes to home decor, applying a Bohemian Interior Design, means that you are about to break the rules of conventional design. You are about to create something that stands out from the crowd, has no order or discipline, is the exact opposite of structural minimalism and there is not a spot left uncovered! This decor style is as diverse as the individuals that live in it.

Here is a 11 steps How-to Guide to get you through the transformation.

1. The Rainbow Effect.

Don't be afraid to play with all the rainbow colors, simultaneously!

Read also: 9 steps from Boring to Boho

2. The vintage Ladder

Have you noticed that in all those pretty Instagram pictures from bohemian homes, there is always a wooden ladder? 

Read also: 11 Ladder Plant Stand Deco Ideas

3. The Wall

Not a spot without something on! Paintings, canvases, dream catchers, posters, memorabilia, or whatever you might like. 

4. Mix the old with the new.

Bohemian style is all about world travelers and things they bring back home. So that gives you the permission to mix everything you already have with anything new you want!

5. Crocheters and knitters happy place

If you are into crocheting, knitting, sewing etc, bohemian style is ideal for you. You can actually use all those rugs and blankets that you have spent hours to create! All handmade items are welcome!

6. The floor

Cushions, pillows, rugs, carpets. Embellishments, colors and patterns come together on the floor, layer over layer.

7. Tassels and pom-poms

On the wall, on the door, as a garland, on an empty wall spot. There is not such a thing as "too many tassels" when it comes to bohemian decoration.

Read also: 13 DIYs Colorful Tassel Ideas

8. The drapes

Everywhere. As many as you like. Remember all those beautiful boho chic bedrooms you admire? Yes, think of that and then add some more fabric!

9. The Light

We need some extra mystery in our life. Candles, lanterns, string lights, dim lightning etc., there is always room for more!

10. Baskets and plants.

Pots, flowers, green plants, hem baskets, rope baskets, anything that seems to match nowhere else but here! Even in the bedroom.

Read also: 17 Super Cute DIY with Terracotta Pots

11. Spiritual living

It's all about energy flow. Good vibes and spiritual living. So keep in mind that your space will need "good vibes rituals" from time to time.

Read also:  7 Ways to Clear Bad Energy from your Home

I hope these tips is a good beginning for you all, let me know in the comments what else you have tried and worked for you!

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