Top 9 Bohemian Decorating Ideas
Posted on July 8, 2015 ·
Display a delightful amalgamation of vintage, rustic, and global trinkets in your Bohemian decorative scheme. The Boho-chic movement is perfect for free spirits, creative souls, and simply endearingly quirky people. With these tips, you can turn your home, party, or wedding into a Bohemian sanctuary.
Glass and Flask Fitting for eclectic tablescapes, this eye-catching vignette will bring a vintage perfection and rustic charm to your gathering. This Bohemian party decoration can be used on potluck or banquet tables, wall shelves, or even mantelpieces in your cottage-style home. Recreate this look by filling a blue glass vase with sprays of greenery and artificial poppies to center your display. Place a small, decorative perfume bottle slightly behind the flower-filled vase. Next, arrange some mercury glass stout compotes holding natural touch succulents around the blue vase for added interest. Add a rustic element to your display by laying a faux antler among the succulent cups.
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Milk Bottle Magnificent Bring a spirited look to your party décor with simple, feather-filled bottles. Display your organic materials in vintage-inspired glassware to create a Bohemian decoration for tables or ledges. For this look, gather glass milk bottles of different sizes to use as containers for your plumes. Next, select vibrant pheasant feathers to showcase in your vases. Place 2-3 feathers in each bottle, and enjoy the contrast in the jewel tones and earthy colors. These feather-filled bottles can be added to tablescapes, kitchen peninsulas, or clustered on patios for a striking decoration.
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Branching Out Display your favorite photos, postcards, or paper crafts with a handspun mobile. This Bohemian party decoration is ideal for engagement celebrations, anniversary or birthday parties, or even intimate wedding receptions. Create this boho-chic photo chandelier by hanging a lovely lacquered Kuwa branch on twine and pinning it to the wall, fence, or large tree trunk. Next, suspend 3-4 strands of twine from the branch, and tie glass teardrop crystals to the end of each to weigh them down and add a glamorous touch to your display. For a final touch, use UGlu dashes or hot glue to attach your favorite photos or postcards to your twine strands to showcase at your special event.
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Feathery Finale Enchant your wedding guests with fringed, feathery pillars bookending your ceremony altar. This Bohemian wedding decoration is simple, organic, and bursting with soft texture, and is sure to bring a rustically romantic feel to your big day. Reimagine this look by using snowy-white ostrich feathers as your ethereal pillars. Arrange substantial clusters of the cascading plumes in large galvanized buckets, bringing a bit of an industrial look to your exotically charming feathers. Finalize your boho-chic look by utilizing a clay-hued burlap strip with frayed edges as your aisle runner.
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Loft Style Luxe Incorporate arcadian flair and luscious greenery into your wedding reception tablescapes with this Bohemian party decoration. To fashion your own garden-esque candleholder, start with a long oak candleholder; this will add a rough-hewn look to your lush niceties. Fill several of the holders with candles, and fill the rest with tufts of assorted preserved moss and faux succulent blossoms. Complete this centerpiece by securing a wooden dowel table number in one of the succulent-filled holders.
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Candlestick Composition If you own an eclectic collection of vintage table settings and decorative pieces, this elevated scheme is perfect for you. This Bohemian party decoration brings a laid-back ambience to a formal gathering. For this look, utilizes a smattering of gold and silver candelabras, and complement with candlesticks and pedestal candle holders. Garnish your candelabras and candlesticks with taper candles, and place votives on your pedestal holders. Finish your display with a sweet, florid touch by twisting a pansy garland around the bases of your gleaming candles.
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Moroccan Mood Bring the feeling of a bustling, exotic bazaar to your wedding with ornate metal lanterns and golden details. For this Bohemian decoration, use sheer fabric adorned with golden glitter swirls as your eye-catching table runner. Next, lay a metal lantern filled with slender battery-operated pillar candles. Complement your angular lantern with votive holders and champagne glasses filled with water and floating candles.
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Boho Bottles Indulge your gypsy spirit with colorful clusters of colorful bottles, vintage vases, and wildflowers. This Bohemian decoration will cheerfully embellish your annual spring brunch, summer wedding, or fanciful home décor. Recreate this look by selecting small, medium , and large hand painted bottles with Euro-rustic flair to utilize as holders for slender stems and yellow thistles. Next, add a vintage look to your arrangement with a colorful hobnail vase, tinted glass bottles, and embossed flasks. Fill the vases and bottles with live or silk white carnations (cut to size) to bring contrast to your display.
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Entwined Wrap your evening lighting in a bit of tinted twine to bring a burst of color to your decorations. This Bohemian party idea will compliment outdoor, boho-chic weddings or dinner parties. Emulate this eclectic look by collecting recycled wine and beverage bottles of different sizes and hues. Next, select purple, blue, green, and orange jute twine to wrap tightly around the bodies and necks of your bottles, creating bold stripes. Keep the string in place with hot glue. Finally, secure slender taper candles in the mouths of the bottles. These quirky lanterns are perfect for lighting banquet tables late into the evening.
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