Hippie, chic and something different: The Boho Style at Home

Natural colors, different materials and textiles for an imperfect look: the boho style

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Author: House of Eden

Natural Colors, different materials and textiles and an imperfect look: All of this is combined in the “Boho” furnishing style. For those who feel just as comfortable in the big wide world as they do in their own home and who set no limits when it comes to decoration, the boho style could be just the thing for you.

The Fashion, by Art, as a lifestyle and also in the Facility: Traces of the boho style can be found almost everywhere. It is made for free spirits and people who want to live a little differently - balanced, close to nature and yet very cozy.

The “Bohème”, from which the term “Boho” is derived, describes a counter-bourgeois subculture that reached its peak at the end of the 19th century. It's a way of living artistically and intellectually - far removed from any convention. Exactly this approach can also be found in the boho style.

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The boho style cannot do without a mix of styles and colors

Mixes of styles and Vintage furniture are just as common as accents in bright colors. The basis should always be earthy tones such as brown, beige or olive, then you build on this with accessories in turquoise, bordeaux or even lavender.

Decoration is very important in the boho style. Cushions and blankets with fringes, colorful wall accessories or figures with depictions of animals are a great choices, which adapt to the otherwise rather calm environment.

Shrill and colorful meets natural and grounded

Patterns in particular can be wonderfully integrated in the boho style. For example ethnic patterns, patchwork pieces or batik are very suitable, but also folkloric and oriental patterns find their place in the boho style.

The boho style lives from its variety of materials. Basically, you should use natural materials such as wood, leather, rats or linen. Dried flowers and feathers are also suitable, for example in organically shaped vases.

Conclusion: If you are attracted by the unconventional and if you feel comfortable in a round, diverse environment, you should take a closer look at the boho style. But it doesn't always have to be all or not at all: Individual boho pieces can also be wonderfully integrated into others
furnishing styles.

Set up a room step by step in boho style:

  1. Create a base that exudes calm. Use as light and natural colors as possible, such as a white couch or a beige wall color.
  2. Use a lot of textiles with which you can integrate colors and patterns into the room. Many pillows on the sofa, blankets with fringes or even a tapestry in an ethnic pattern are well suited for this.
  3. Use natural materials! So work with wooden furniture, linen pillow cases or raffia baskets.
  4. Bring old pieces into the room too. For example, a vintage chest of drawers from the antique shop or a rattan armchair from the flea market fits perfectly.
  5. Don't make it too perfect, because the restlessness makes Boho really cozy.

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