If you love the bohemian decorating style you have come to the right place. We have collected the best ideas for boho decor for your living room, bedroom, and outdoor space. There are lots of bohemian craft ideas and DIY boho wall decorations too.
Bohemian home decorating is about mixing things with lots of personality to create an eclectic and fun look. I love the boho style because it uses many natural elements, can easily have a beachy vibe, and works well with my favorite neutral colors. Whether you like to decorate your whole home in bohemian style, or whether you are looking for a fun project to add a bit of whimsey to your room, you’ll find an idea here. Let’s look at all the ways to create a bohemian decor style.
DIY Bohemian Living Room Ideas
Bohemian decor is perfect for the living room if you are looking for a laidback, easy-going style. By adding lots of textures, beachy elements, candles, and textiles like wall hangings and pillows, you can create a boho vibe in any home.
Rattan, straw, and different fabrics are combined in this summer living room, to create an easy boho look. Hang a straw hat from a hook, add a green plant in a macrame hanging planter and you are good to go.
You might not think of chandeliers when you think of bohemian interior design, and yet this DIY beaded lamp shows exactly why chandeliers and boho decor are a match made in heaven.
This living room has a light bohemian vibe. The eclectic combination of furniture, color use, and big colorful area rug is a charming variation on the bohemian style of decorating.
If you are looking for a room divider in boho style then this macrame DIY project is just the thing for you. Macrame is a staple among the bohemian style elements.
I love using light and neutral colors in my bohemian style decor, but the living room above shows that mixing and matching darker colors works just as well. The touches of gold add a chic style to this boho home decor.
Oh, la la, another chandelier in boho style. Isn’t this gorgeous? The light airiness of this finger chandelier is a wonderful contrast with the bright green houseplants and that oriental mirror in the background.
More DIY macrame fun! This hanging chair comes with full DIY instructions, so check out how to make your own (after you have read the rest of this post of course).
Bohemian design is mostly an easy-going affair. But this living room shows that going for a stricter symmetrical room design works very well too. The two throw pillows with tassels are so cute.
I love this inspiration for decorating a wall with a trellis. The climbing vines add a lovely depth to the room.
DIY Bohemian Wall Decor Ideas
I don’t know of any style in which big and beautiful wall decorations are such an essential element. Boho wall decor often uses materials like feathers, yarn, beads, and fabric. If you are looking for a fun bohemian craft idea, then making one of these wall decorations is a great place to start.
If you want the look, but don’t have the time then a little cheat project with a thrift store find might just be the right idea for you. Check out the tutorial on how to turn a vintage crochet kitchen curtain into a bohemian wall hanging.
Feathers from fabric turned to yarn, it doesn’t get more boho than that. This denim wall art is so pretty and just shows that bohemian decor can come in many colors.
This DIY project is much easier than it looks and it packs a mighty punch. The feather wreaths are based on an inspiration derived from African JUJU hats and they are just the perfect piece of boho home decor.
More thrift store boho fun. How cut is this wall decor made from baskets and trivets? Go see how to create this effect for your own home.
Boho style, hippie style, or maybe even Ibiza style are all basically the same thing. And this super cute wall hanging with fabric scraps and flowers is just perfect any way you want to call this style.
A bit of beach and a bit of boho is combined in this wall art project with feathers and sea shells. It’s a fun and easy DIY home decor project.
This handmade wall hanging with copper and thick wool. is so beautiful and impactful. And yet it is a beginner’s DIY craft project.
If you don’t have feathers, make them! This wall art showcases DIY macrame feathers and it is big, bold, and beautiful.
What a lovely bohemian craft project this woven wall hanging. It is small but cute and I’d love to hang it in my home.
Wood is a beautiful material and it deserves a proper place in any decorating style. In this wall hanging wood is combined with lots of fringes and it looks lovely.
DIY Bohemian Bedroom Ideas
I believe the bedroom is the most popular room to be decorated in boho style. And that makes perfect sense, then who doesn’t want to wake up in such a beautiful and relaxing place? So let’s step into the boudoir and check out these bohemian bedrooms.
You can get the boho vibe in your bedroom without breaking the bank. If you are decorating on a budget then check out this bohemian bedroom that combines the beachy look with boho vibes.
Now that is a DIY project! Look at that headboard, isn’t it gorgeous? You sure should check out the instructions for making such a cool boho accent in your room.
I think canopy beds are just perfect, especially in a children’s room. And when it looks as beautiful as this one, I think we really don’t have any reason not to decorate all bedrooms everywhere with canopies.
This girls’ bedroom is another example of a colorful bohemian room design. It certainly packs a punch but I am sure lots of little girls would love to start their day in a room like this.
If you find the right kind of boho accessory then go big and bold and showcase it to the max! This is such an easy idea for a headboard once you have found those beautiful wicker chargers.
I don’t think it is a coincidence that I found so many kids’ bedrooms in boho style. The whimsey of this style is just perfect for children and you can use so many different colors there is always a favorite among them.
Easy DIY Bohemian Craft Ideas
Boho craft projects are such fun, and most of them are perfect for beginners. You don’t have to go and create a giant macrame curtain to get the look. There are so many fun boho crafts you can do in an hour with great effect.
Absolute beginners macrame project and yet a perfect little boho addition for your room. Decorate a big base or planter with twine and sea shells and create your own boho decor.
Bringing nature in. I love this big luscious pampas grass wreath. The backdrop of tassels made from fabric scraps gives it all the more impact.
Beads, tassels, and garlands are quintessential boho style. So why not make them yourself from scratch? This garland is made from faux concrete beads.
This boho craft project welcomes everyone to your home. Let’s all DIY our doormats into this thing of beauty.
Pom poms and pillows are a match made in heaven. And this little craft project is so easy to do. You don’t even have to do any sewing.
If you are not afraid to make a little mess while crafting then you will have great fun making these hippie coasters.
If you are stressed for time, but still want to add a little something something over your living room couch then you should check this boho decor idea for a lighted garland.
If you got beautiful feathers flaunt them! Creating a little display to showcase colorful feathers is easy and perfect to use up some scraps of wood.
More beads, tassels, and garlands. This simple DIY bead garland got a little upgrade with key tassels.
Tassels and lace are combined in this lovely pillow. This project adds just the right amount of boho vibe to your room without demanding a lot of attention.
This macrame net handbag is a perfect starter project to get familiar with the ins and outs of macrame craft projects. The DIY handbag is functional but also decorative.
DIY Bohemian Furniture Makeovers
If you can’t find the look, make it! The thrift stores are overflowing with leftover furniture pieces. Most of them are not exactly a bohemian treasure in their natural state. But with a little inspiration and creativity, you can transform them into perfect and true boho treasures.
Let’s start with a super easy furniture makeover, shall we. This project went from basket to coffee table in minutes and it is super cute (the doggies are great too).
Ottomans are a staple in boho design. They can be less than budget friendly so, making your own boho pouf is the way to go.
From ordinary to extraordinary: you have to check out this office desk makeover in boho style.
Old metal coffee tables are not hard to find. Finding beautiful metal coffee tables on the other hand is not so easy, so why not transform a dingy one into this stunning bohemian coffee table?
From drab to fab. This cabinet makeover is so original and so beautiful, I love it! Perfect for a bohemian styled living room.
Any old coffee table or side table can look better with a coat of paint. But when you go all mandala on it, it becomes a piece of furniture to treasure.
One more side table. This one looks so cute and it is deceivingly easy to make.
Colorful, bold, and gypsy-style fun. Look at all the different colors used on this chair. This is another kind of bohemian decorating and I dig it.
DIY Bohemian Outdoor Decorations
Well let’s move outside, shall we? I already mentioned that boho vibes and beachy style are a match made in heaven, but that becomes nowhere more clear than when you look at bohemian outdoor decorations.
With the right kind of elements, you can turn any old boring patio into bohemian heaven. Lots of inspiration and ideas for outdoor boho decor in this post.
What a hanging chair is for a bohemian living room is a boho hammock for your garden terrace. So why not make your own DIY bohemian hammock?
Macrame, ottomans, a beautiful tapestry, twinkling lights with tassels, I spot so many lovely deck decorations in boho style in this image.
Another example of colorful boho style with a nice outdoor area rug and lots of throw pillows in a mitch match of colors and patterns.
This fish wall art idea is a fun bohemian craft project for your garden.
This bohemian deck decor has a tropical vibe and it looks so inviting and welcoming. Bring the margaritas and let us go lounge in this garden.
This pallet planter idea has Mediterranean vibes and it takes me right back to my last vacation in Spain. Can’t you just imagine how good this would look on your balcony or terrace?
With some simple accessories in the right colors and style, you can create a little bohemian retreat in your garden in moments.
This wood panel wall is the backdrop to a more rustic variation of boho decor. I love the subtle details on the planters and the modern design of the throw pillows.
Yowza! this is gorgeous. It might not be for everyone to hang such a magical creature on the front door, but I am sure we can all agree that it is a work of art.
I hope you enjoyed these boho decor ideas as much as I enjoyed collecting them all together. If this post has convinced you that you need a little boho in your life then I will consider my job done.
Have fun decorating!
Marianne Songbird is the founder of Songbird, where she hopes to inspire everyone to create a home they love, one DIY project at a time. She shares anything from craft ideas to home decor inspiration and from DIY projects to decorating hacks. Originally from the Netherlands Marianne and her husband Lex are currently renovating a 250-year-old farmhouse in Germany.