Are you looking for a boho chic entryway decor idea? The bohemian style has long established itself as one of the favorite decorative and fashion styles of many people. Cheerful, eclectic and fresh, it’s no wonder he’s loved so much! Today, we offer you 7 easy-to-make and low-cost ideas how to invite it into your entryway.
But before we begin, we will look at the origins of the word bohemian …
The word “boho” comes from the word “bohemian” which in turn comes from the name of the Bohemia region in the Czech Republic. The inhabitants of this region were called bohemians. The latter led a nomadic, poor and carefree life. The origins of this word allow us to understand the spirit of this style of design. The bohemians decorated their interiors with various salvaged objects and often old furniture. They mixed up whatever they found. It’s no wonder then that the boho decor is eclectic and mixed. It indeed mixes several styles at the same time: vintage, recycled, ethnic, hippie and modern..
The bohemian chic decor is cheerful, eclectic and fresh.
Colors, colors, colors … This is undoubtedly the first thing that defines the boho chic style. Usually in spaces decorated in this style of design, we often find lots of patterns, textures and small objects. Here we have made a small list of the decorative elements that almost always appear in boho chic style interiors..
1. The ethnic style floor mat
It is still there! In all decorative interiors inspired by the boho chic style, we can see a floor rug with an ethnic pattern. The latter is very easy to find and to be installed anywhere: the entrance, the living room, the bedroom and why not the bathroom. In addition, rugs have the magical power to warm any interior as soon as they are present. You can find one for about twenty euros. The groundsheet is the basic element of any boho chic decor.
2. Aztec pattern cushions
Just like the carpet, ethnic or Aztec pattern cushions are also always present in boho chic decor spaces. You can match them with the chosen rug or with another decorative element already present. Cushions are also an easy and inexpensive decorative solution. Perfect for entryways, living rooms, bedrooms and even bathrooms.
3. Patterned baskets to store and decorate
Don’t know where to store your shoes or accessories? Having a storage unit for the hall is handy, but it is not always the best solution. The furniture is already taking up space and, as we know, the entrances are usually small in size. To better organize your entrance, but also to introduce the sought-after bohemian chic decorative touch, we recommend that you opt for storage baskets! There are many different patterns and sizes available and it is easy to find the model that best fits the decor already present.
4. Green plants for a cooler interior all year round.
Green houseplants can be part of any home decor style, boho chic included. Our regular readers know that for us houseplants are a must. Well, if your entrance has some natural light and is well ventilated, we recommend that you decorate it with green plants! These last ones will marry wonderfully with the other decorative elements of boho chic style. For small entrances, we recommend hanging flowerpots and vertical gardens..
5. Ethnic style wall panel
Aren’t you a big fan of floor mats? So, go for an ethnic style wall panel! The advantage is that it doesn’t take up any space and then you won’t need to clean it all the time like the carpet. Finally, remember that carpets, curtains and panels take a lot of dust. It is therefore necessary to think about cleaning them from time to time especially if you have allergies..
6. Install a vintage-style bench or cabinet
A bench, a small table, a chest of drawers or a simple coat rack: the presence of a single piece of furniture in vintage style combined with a carpet and with ethnic pattern cushions are the ideal solution for those who want a small boho decor. price. You can easily find great retro furniture at flea markets and second-hand shops. If you want to opt for an authentic piece of furniture, know that it takes more than 100 euros. You can also add a Moroccan pouffe !
7. Dare to mix colors, textures and patterns
The key to successful boho decor is the mix of several colors, textures and patterns. The idea is to design a truly unique interior, without being too kitsch. Combining three or four colors, installing a Moroccan pouf and / or a vintage bench and then adding green plants, a rug and cushions with the same patterns is a very good start..
Is the boho chic decor style kitsch? ?
Yes and no. In recent years there is a new mixed style that has appeared: the minimalist boho chic style. It is about putting only one decorative element of boho chic style. You don’t have to go for its eclectic version and mix too many patterns and colors at once. Usually the dominant colors in an interior decorated in a bohemian style are pastel and bright colors: orange, mustard yellow, deep pink, red, but also green and blue. It all depends on your desires, your means and the design style already present in your interior..
Deco idea entrance and living room in boho chic style with lots of green plants
The boho chic decor style is not necessarily imposing.
Boho chic is quite simply a style inspired by the diversity of cultures. It represents a mixture of many objects from far away countries combined in a nice set. This style is not imposing, but one thing is certain and certain – it basically tells a lot of stories and draws on the aesthetics of many cultures..
Now let’s explore some interiors and their successful boho chic style entrance deco idea.
The interior pictured below is small. The entrance is part of the workspace and the living room. All three are designed in the same boho chic style. Ethnic patterned rugs are of course present. They were matched with an ottoman in the same style. Green plants, wood, bright colors… Well done !
It seems to us that the wooden bench is one of the most favorite hall pieces. And it’s no wonder. The bench is functional and takes up little space. We all need to sit down when we put our shoes on before going out !
A rustic-style wooden bench, a pink patterned cushion, a few cushions and some authentic decorative items: the entrance below has been nicely and tastefully decorated. We like her feminine side.
The following example is a good illustration of the minimalist boho chic style. The white beanbag is very cute! Like a little domestic animal.
Very often the boho chic style is associated with the seaside style. The latter is a more refined idea, but uses the same decorative elements as the bohemian style: rugs, cushions, wall panels.
A modern-style wooden and white chest of drawers, an abstract work of art, a green houseplant and an ethnic-style rug: a wonderful entryway idea !
And another easy-to-make entryway decorative idea: small wooden stool decorated with cushions, plant pot decorated with fun tassel garland and ethnic patterned groundsheet.
Combining boho chic and modern decor elements is a great idea, if you don’t want to look too vintage, but still enjoy the eclecticism of the bohemian style.
To successfully organize or decorate a space, everything is a question of balance.
Below we see an entrance decorated in minimalist boho style. A single mirror decorates the wall, the wooden and small coat rack, a green plant and a groundsheet decorate the floor. This decoration is more than enough for this small space.
The same goes for the entry below. It is not as small as the previous one, but its decoration remains minimalist and composed of the same elements: mirror, bench, cushion, potted plant and groundsheet.
The same goes for the entrance and its decoration in the photo below. The only difference is that the mirror is bigger and instead of the cushion we have a black and white cover..
Decorative idea for a starter with a bouquet of dried flowers
Moroccan patterned wallpaper and tiles are often part of the bohemian-style decor and furnishings.
Modern and vintage entrance decoration idea at the same time
And another decorative entry idea with authentic furniture and accessories, ethnic pattern rugs and Moroccan pouf.