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Are you looking to create a more bohemian atmosphere in your bedroom? Have you been scrolling through Pinterest to find the perfect boho bedroom ideas? Look no further because we’ve got all the bohemian ideas you need to make your bedroom a haven of serenity and beauty.

Creating a boho-style bedroom doesn’t have to be a difficult task, and in this post, we’ll be sharing five different boho bedroom ideas that are beautiful and functional. From cozy platform beds to macrame wall hangings and plants, we’ll provide the best tips and tricks to help you create your dream boho bedroom. Get ready to sleep better and feel revitalized in your new bedroom.

Overview of Boho Design

The Boho style is often seen as the perfect balance between functionality and comfort. An effortless blend of worldly influences from various cultures characterizes it. It is not about having a perfectly-matching set of furniture or accessories but mixing and matching different items to form a unique atmosphere with its own identity. Boho bedrooms have vintage furniture pieces, unique fabrics or prints, natural materials such as wood or stone, and plenty of plants for an added touch of life.

Elements of Boho Bedroom Design

When creating a Boho bedroom, it is important to remember five major components: boho bedding, a color palette, wall hangings, accessories, and lighting. These components can be customized to suit individual tastes and will help create a tranquil atmosphere where one can relax and supports healthy sleep.

Boho Bedding

Choosing the right bedding is essential when creating a boho-style bedroom. Considerations in selecting boho bedding should include the material used in making the bedding (i.e., cotton, linen), color (warm neutrals like cream or ivory are common choices), pattern (floral or geometric prints are popular choices), texture (e.g., velvet or faux fur), and size (Queen or King). Popular boho bedding examples include patchwork quilts, light duvets with bold patterns, and embroidered sheets or throws. You can also go for grounding sheets, designed to bring about a sense of calm and balance of energy.

Color Palette

A boho bedroom will benefit from utilizing warm and cool colors in the palette. Warm colors such as mustard yellow and terracotta can be used for the walls, while cool colors such as mint green and lavender can be used for accents. Other popular colors that work well for this style are pink blush, navy blue, grayish-green shades like olive or sage green, and earthy browns like tan or chocolate brown.

Wall Hangings

Wall hangings offer a fantastic way to add a personal touch and infuse your bedroom with your unique taste and style. If you aim for a boho look, several commonly used wall hangings can help you achieve that aesthetic. These include tapestries featuring geometric designs or mandala prints, macramé pieces, dream catchers, natural elements like branches, paper lanterns, window curtains, garlands, posters, paintings, photographs, mirrors, flags, wallpapers, string lights, bouquets of fresh flowers, dried flowers, feathers, bookshelves, and more. Strategically placing these wall hangings throughout the room can contribute to a positive ambiance that supports a healthy sleep environment.


When accessorizing your bedroom with a Boho design, it is important to remember that less is more. It is important to focus on creating an atmosphere rather than filling it up with too much stuff. Use layering to combine different elements such as textiles in various patterns (throws, pillows) while also considering the placement of functional items such as side tables and dressers with drawers that are necessary for storage purposes but still keeping them minimalistic at the same time.


Lighting is important in setting the mood of any environment, including bedrooms, so selecting appropriate lighting for creating a Boho feel is key. The type of lighting you choose should depend on your preferences and how much natural light your bedroom receives. For example, table lamps provide ambiance while floor lamps are great for reading, but pendants and sconces are better suited if there isn’t enough natural light coming in from outside. The effects that good lighting has on one’s sleep cycle should never be underestimated – so you must select lighting options that support healthy sleep while giving your room a boho feel at the same time.

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