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Decor Spotlight:
Bohemian Style

In the world of interior design, there is a timeless charm in combining the old with the new. Vintage elements bring a sense of nostalgia and character, while modern aesthetics keep spaces fresh and contemporary. When it comes to adding a touch of retro style to your home, consider incorporating vintage light switch covers. Amerelle, a leading brand in home decor, offers a delightful range of vintage-inspired light switch covers that seamlessly blend the allure of the past with the functionality of the present. Join us as we explore the art of retro revival and discover how to incorporate vintage light switch covers from Amerelle into your modern spaces.

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Celia Carroll – Interior Design Expert, Lead Designer, ASID Industry Partner

Bohemian decor style, often lovingly referred to as "Boho," is a captivating and free-spirited design trend that has captured the hearts of interior enthusiasts worldwide. Rooted in the Bohemian movement that emerged in the 19th century, Boho decor celebrates the art of mixing diverse design elements, eras, and cultural influences to create truly unique and personalized interiors. In this blog, we'll take a deep dive into the Bohemian decor style, exploring its history, key elements, and how to infuse your living spaces with the essence of Boho.

Photo of a Bohemian decor style bedroom with wood floors, white walls, a woven ceiling light cover, plants, natural light, and textured bedding
A photo of a Bohemian decor style bathroom with white walls, tile floors, a woven rug, wood furniture, and a white bathtub in front of a window that is letting in natural light

The Roots of Bohemian Decor

The Bohemian decor style draws its inspiration from the Bohemian lifestyle. Bohemian life traces its roots to the early 19th century, originating among artists, writers, and intellectuals in the vibrant neighborhoods of Paris and London. This unconventional lifestyle celebrated nonconformity, creativity, and a rejection of societal norms. Over the years, it evolved into a global subculture that continues to influence art, and fashion. This ethos found its way into interior design, giving rise to a style that celebrates individuality, creativity, and a sense of wanderlust.

Key Elements of Bohemian Decor

A boho bedroom with white walls, green plants, light wood furniture, woven dropdown ceiling light covers, and vibrant orange bedding

Rich & Eclectic Colors

Boho decor often features warm earthy neutrals with pops of metallics and jewel tones. Think deep jewel tones like emerald green, sapphire blue, and ruby red, paired with earthy hues like terracotta and ochre. The key is to create a sense of warmth and vibrancy.

A boho bedroom with a rustic feel, raw wood plank floors, white linen window drapes, green plants, wood furniture, and a macrame wall decoration on the wall above the bed

Layered Textiles

Layering is a fundamental aspect of Bohemian decor. You'll find an abundance of globally inspired textiles such as canopies over beds, handmade macrame wall hangings, and an array of throw pillows and blankets. Mixing and matching textures and patterns is encouraged.

A boho lounging area with Eurasian style, including a gold tea, a white porcelain elephant head, green plants, woven basket wall decorations, and textured pillows and blankets draped over a bench

Natural & Vintage Accents

Natural elements such as Jute, Rattan, copious houseplants, and light finish wood bring an organic feel to any space. Vintage furniture and thrifted finds add character to your Bohemian oasis.

Implementing The Bohemian Vibe in Your Home

Embracing the Bohemian spirit in your interior design is a journey into the world of free-spirited creativity and non-conformity. Rooted in the 19th-century Bohemian movement, Boho decor celebrates the fusion of diverse design elements, colors, and cultural influences to craft unique and personalized living spaces. Characterized by rich and eclectic colors, layered textiles, global and vintage accents, natural elements, and free-spirited art, Bohemian decor offers an opportunity to infuse warmth, vibrancy, and artistic expression into your home. Whether you're a newcomer or a seasoned enthusiast, starting small with throw pillows, experimenting with patterns, and embracing houseplants can help you create cozy Bohemian nooks that reflect your individuality and sense of adventure.

Bohemian Wallplates



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Amerelle's Bohemian Innovation

Just as Boho enthusiasts embrace the unconventional, Amerelle wallplates and light switch covers offer a unique opportunity to infuse your home with personality and flair. Whether you're captivated by the vibrant aesthetics of Boho or intrigued by its rich history, our wall plates enable you to weave a narrative that mirrors your free-spirited soul.

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