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The perfect antidote to clean, modern lines, which have dominated styling in recent years, is the bohemian look. It emphasises the layering of colors, textures, and patterns, yet allows for an eclectic mix of handcrafted pieces to come together upon a canvas of neutral, earthy hues. It's a simple look to pull off, so let these 10 boho bedrooms inspire you to create your own carefree, relaxed retreat.
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Boho meets mid-century modern in this vibrant bedroom in a Beaumaris home. Cool white walls allow the colors and patterns in the room to pop in a way that brings us back to the hippy spirit of the '60s. Also note the cactus plant, which is one of the quintessential staples of the boho look.
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Handcrafted pieces are a must in any bohemian space. Take this enchanting bedroom in an old Brisbane workers’ cottage where the woven light shade was made by artist Harriett Goodall.
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The boho look doesn’t always involve clashing colors and patterns. In this take on bohemian styling, wood paneling adds tone and texture against a clean white backdrop.
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Boho is great for children’s rooms, like this one in a country cottage on the Mornington Peninsula. Adding a natural fiber rug or a wicker basket is a quick and easy way to channel the look.
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What’s old is new again with this look. Refurbished furniture and vintage-style pieces, such as the headboard in this Central Coast home, add to the sense of uniqueness and individuality vital to the bohemian style.
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This simply styled bedroom is the very definition of the boho look. Here, the mix of colors and patterns as well as potted succulent plants creates an unfussy, lively room.
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Natural textures, such as cane and wicker, create a "wow" factor in this bright and airy boho bedroom retreat.
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Knickknacks collected on overseas travels are the perfect items for styling a boho bedroom. This bedroom in a global-inspired Sydney home features unique pieces from India and Morocco.
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Channeling a tribal bohemian look can be as simple as adding patterned rugs and throws, like this relaxed and carefree style of this bedroom.
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This bedroom in a renovated Queenslander in Brisbane is the perfect example of how touches of boho can mix well with a modern look. A wicker headboard, painted white, adds texture and understated elegance to the room, while splashes of color and pattern enliven the space.
This post was written by Tahni Beattie. For more, check out our sister site Homes to Love.