Laid-back in the Living Room
In the Boho living room, comfort is king. Start with pieces inspired by nature, like the caramel-coloured faux leather Arroyo sofa and marble-topped or wood coffee and end tables. (Hint: the rustic Dakota table, above is a Boho fave.) From there, layer on accessories in a range of warm neutrals—a cozy rug, textured toss pillows, handwoven throws, and a collection of slouchy braided baskets to hide clutter.
On the tree, macrame ornaments, oversized tassels, jute or yarn wrapped balls, painted or stamped wood slices, blown glass, rattan and tin stars share space with garlands made of wood beads (natural or dyed), pom poms, dried oranges and bay leaves, pinecones, or even paper. For the classic “natural” Boho look, stick to a colour palette of cream, tan, and pine, or to capture the free-spirited, colourful side of Boho, go wild with hot pink, orange, red, teal, green, and yellow.
Under the tree, tree skirts have fallen out of fashion, and have been replaced with Boho babe-approved tree collars. Look for collars in wood, woven rattan or seagrass, or covered in cozy cable knits to fit your Boho vibe. If you’re crafty, Pinterest is loaded with inspo and tutorials to make your own from materials found around the house.
For those with fireplaces, adorn the mantel with natural garlands interwoven with wood bead or a dramatic macrame swag, then add charming ceramic or wood pieces, bottlebrush trees, and a string of white micro-lights. Of course, keeping with the theme, Boho stockings hung on the mantel are a must—look for classic styles reimagined in natural fibres, tasseled handknits, and eclectic, patchwork masterpieces. No fireplace? No problem. Decorate a bookcase or banister with the same elements for an instant holiday focal point.