Classic Bohemian / Boho Style

Bohemian / Boho interior decorating style Photos by olegbreslavtsev, ChesiireCat, triocean & raw via Canva Pro
  • FURNITURE LAYOUT

  • asymmetrical / haphazard

  • on the floor seating

  • COLORS

  • earthy, subdued colors 

  • faded colors

  • no whites - preferred

  • no bright colors - preferred

  • jewel tones - use sparingly

  • PATTERNS

  • tribal

  • florals

  • tropical / botanical

  • folksy

  • tie dye

  • stripes

  • psychedelic

  • animal prints

  • chevron

  • FINISHES

  • weathered / distressed / aged finish

  • natural finish of the materials

  • patinated

  • dull metallic finish - preferred

  • shiny metallic finish - use sparingly

  • STAPLES - mix items from different parts of the world

  • Moroccan pouf

  • wicker pouf

  • other Moroccan / Moorish furniture pieces

  • peacock chair

  • other wicker furniture

  • low profile table 

  • low profile lounging chair

  • low profile foot stool

  • Chinese ceramic garden stool 

  • any wrought iron piece

  • hammocks 

  • wood stumps as tables / seats

  • African Bamileke hand-carved tables 

  • hand-carved screen dividers

  • pallets repurposed as headboard

  • pallets repurposed as bed platform

  • pallets repurposed as sofa platform

  • pallets repurposed as coffee table 

  • any furniture piece of any style, suitable for simple, everyday use 

  • SOFT ACCESSORIES 

  • floor pillows

  • throw pillows

  • bolsters

  • throw blankets

  • quilts

  • area rugs of all kinds

  • animal fur

  • LIGHTING

  • string lights / fairy lights

  • paper lanterns

  • metal floor lanterns

  • hurricane lamps

  • metal / Moroccan pendant lamps

  • fringed lamps

  • beaded chandelier

  • shell chandelier

  • ADD-ONS TO FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS

  • tassels

  • fringes

  • pompoms

  • laces

  • ruffles

  • canopies

  • WALL DECOR 

  • tribal wall plaques

  • mirrors

  • framed artworks

  • framed photos

  • tapestries

  • macrame wall hanging

  • CEILING DECOR

  • swags of beads

  • swags of fabrics

  • buntings

  • CURTAINS

  • bead curtains

  • patchwork curtains

  • fabric scraps as curtains

  • sheer curtains

  • lace as curtains

  • macrame curtains

  • swags in curtains

  • OTHER DECORATIVE ELEMENTS

  • books

  • candles

  • candle holders

  • potteries

  • vases

  • handwoven baskets

  • handwoven planters

  • metal trays

  • hand-carved figures

  • simple "found" objects

  • flea market finds

  • MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

  • guitar or stringed instruments of any region

  • tambourines

  • bongo drums

  • TRAVEL-RELATED ITEMS

  • vintage map

  • vintage trunks

  • vintage luggages

  • vintage globe

  • PLANTS - use plenty

  • potted

  • in terrariums

  • hung in beaded hangers

  • hung in macrame hangers

  • HIPPIE ELEMENTS or anything that\'s symbolic and reminiscent of 1960s - 70s

  • Hippie van

  • Hippie slogan on love and war

  • peace sign

  • cannabis and LSD

  • flower power prints

  • vintage turntables

  • Beatles\' and other stars\' memorabilia

  • disco ball

  • SPIRITUAL ELEMENTS

  • Buddha figures or photos

  • mandala patterns

  • dream catcher

  • feathers

  • natural stones and crystals

  • astrological elements 

  • Click on the links below

  • more details on our website  

  • see more inspirations on Pinterest 

  • take our STYLE QUIZ to see if Boho Style is for you

This checklist was created by shirley

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