Shabby Chic Furniture and Boho Style Ideas for Your Home

Creativity, freedom and joie de vivre are the main characteristics of the charming Boho Chic style of living. As the name implies, this is about the "bohemian" subculture that emerged in Europe in the mid-18th century. At that time, especially musicians and writers were fascinated by the free, nomadic life of the wandering Roma from Bohemia. Thus they opposed the strict social customs and norms and celebrated the closeness to nature as well as self-sufficiency. As a revival of the boho style came in the late 60s of the 20th century, the Summer of Love. The hippie movement was born.

The hippies have their inspiration mainly from the colorful Bohemian style and celebrate the love and life in absolute freedom. The Boho Chic is like a real phoenix at the beginning of the 90s and then back in trend since 2005. Actresses and models like Sienna Miller and Kate Moss in England and Mary-Kate Olsen in the US are just a few of the best known faces of boho style in fashion and lifestyle.

How to furnish your home in Bohemian style

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Shabby chic furniture and casual elegance through natural textiles

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After all, it's not so strange that Shabby Chic furniture is an essential part of the boho chic interior. With their traces of wear and an exuberant vintage look, these simply go perfectly with the basic setting of this interior design style and round off the cozy ambience.

When setting up in boho style, the main rule is that there are no rules at all. Exactly! Feel free to choose furniture, home accessories and textiles especially after your gut feeling. Only your comfort counts. We can only assist you with some tips and suggestions that you can follow to your own preference.

Boho Chic will provide a decent dose of comfort in your home

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Shabby Chic furniture

These can be found in most antique shops, at the flea market or in specialist shops, and of course online, for example on impressionen.de. The centerpiece of a living room in boho chic is z. B. the sofa. This should be generous and soft padded. A romantic metal bed for the bedroom and a nostalgic vintage dresser in the hallway are also quite successful elements for your decor in this relaxed style of living.

Lovely antique cabinets and showcases

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Colors and textiles

Near-earth and warm shades take precedence here. For example, brown, olive green, black and khaki are the most popular colors. Gold and silver as well as mustard yellow, violet and rust red serve as fresh accents. Of course you can also use other colors of your choice.

Natural fibers are highly recommended - jute, sisal, cotton, linen and wool. Colorful pillowcases with ethnic patterns and sequins lie snugly on the sofa, soft, round leather poufs stand here and there, offering casual, ergonomic seating. Soft bedspreads in animal prints or patchwork decorate the bed, colorful tapestries adorn the walls and delicate towels with batik patterns introduce exotic, southern flair into the rooms.

Pillows, pillows, pillows ...

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home accessories

Holiday souvenirs and flea market finds feel right at home here. Wooden animal and ethno figurines, old candlesticks, wooden bowls, richly decorated cans and wicker baskets are some of the most popular accessories that you can include in your oasis of well-being. And if you are more into completely new home accessories in this style, then you can z. B. look at Westwing. There are great discounts and offers waiting for you.

Have fun browsing and you will find it!

Warm splashes of color through throw pillows and natural fabrics

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Boho Chic meets purism

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Vintage furniture and accessories are just right here

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Wrought iron and folk patterns in the living room

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Dining room and kitchen get a gorgeous boho chic flair

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Tapestries with a distinctive ethnic aura

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If you like oriental

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Do not forget the furs rugs

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Metallic, oriental lanterns are almost a must when it comes to boho style

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Decorate your chairs in the dining room with colorful textiles

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Unbound and self-sufficiency in the interior

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Woven tapestries and pretty throw pillows

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Colorful zest for life in the living room

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Porcelain dishes with geometric folk patterns

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Boho kisses Scandinavia

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Setting up can be that easy

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More peace and clarity in the bedroom

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Romance in black and white

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Create a cozy lounge at home

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