Top 6 Ways to Decorate Like a Boho Pro

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In some way or another, every Bohemian themed room is filled with vibrancy and color. It is an eclectic and laid back style without very many decorating rules. Bringing life into a Boho-inspired space can be done in a variety of ways but one of the best ones is to fill your room with plants!

Plants are colorful, lively, textured, natural and they can be incorporated into spaces in so many fun and interesting ways. Whether the plants are woven in Macrame and hanging from the ceiling, framed in living walls or potted in elaborate ceramic pots, plants are an essential part of any Bohemian themed room. Integrating plants into your decor will help you turn your space into a Bohemian Haven perfect for everything from meditating to entertaining.  

Boho Style Interior with Living Walls and Vertical Gardens

Indoor plants are a great way to decorate any Boho themed room, you can use the colors and textures of plants as natural and vibrant accents to other pieces in your home. As with tackling any kind of interior decorating, getting started can be one of the hardest parts. So we’ve put together a list of ways you can bring plants into your home to up your Boho game and bring life into your room!

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Here are 6 ways you can bring plants into your home to up your Boho game

1.  Cover the Walls with Wall Pocket Planters

Indoor Living Wall Pocket Planter Planted Places Leafy Wall Pocket Planter

Cover your walls with greenery! If you’re dedicated to your Boho theme you might find that you have more plants than places to sit! There is no better way to pack plants into your home and bring your room to life than with a living wall! Wall pocket planters will add vibrancy and texture to your walls the same way any beautiful piece of art would. You can find wall pocket planters in a variety of sizes and some systems are modular so you can start small and keep your masterpiece growing. Don’t let care and maintenance scare you away from adding a living wall to your home. You can attach watering systems to your living walls that will keep your plants hydrated. These systems are also built to be indoors so you won’t have to worry about leakage or water damage.

Planted Places creates a selection of indoor and outdoor Leafy Living Wall garden kits so you don't have to spend time researching and then pulling everything together.  The Living Wall Kits give you everything you need to get the Boho look instantly - including plant collections, designs, and the wall pocket planters.  You can also check out our eBook that's all about Indoor Living Walls - everything from plants to select to a variety of DIY and off the shelf options for creating your own Urban Jungle.  

2.  Add Plants to your Art Collection with Decorative Succulent Planters

Succulent Star Wall Art

Succulent Wall Art Zinc Planters

If you don’t have all that much wall space you can use smaller, decorative hanging wall planters that come in all shapes and sizes. This is a great opportunity to add texture to your walls and highlight natural materials such as wood or various metals to elevate your boho theme. You can even get creative with this and find a couple of shapes and styles that you like and hang them on a wall with some of your other art pieces to create a layered look.

Mixing and matching of any kind is a great way to decorate a Boho-inspired space and putting your art next to small decorative wall planters like the ones Planted Places provides is a great way to do it!

3.  Make Succulents the Centerpieces on your Tables

Succulent Table Center Piece

Succulent Wreath Table Center Piece

Succulents are not only attractive and trendy but they also bring great textures and colors into your space. Pairing a succulent with a cute pot is always great, but it’s been done before and if you want to decorate like a boho pro you’re going to need to step out of the box in order to make your space shine. Filling an interesting wooden shape with succulents is a great way to showcase these cool cacti in an inventive way! You can find a wooden frame shape that highlights your style and adds character to your table.

These succulent filled wooden frames make the perfect table centerpieces. Whether you make them the showstopper on your dining room table or the quirky accent on your coffee table, these centerpieces will bring your bare surfaces to life!  Check out our selection of crafty wooden frame garden kits - they include everything you need to build the perfect centerpiece - succulents, moss, reclaimed redwood frame shapes, and cuttings.  

4.  Get Crafty with Macrame and Hang your Plants in Every Corner

Macrame succulent pot holders

Decorating your home with Macrame is another easy way to tap into your inner Boho. There are a variety of ways that you can use Macrame alongside plants to add texture, colors, and style to your Boho themed home. If you’re in the mood to get crafty you can make one of these yourself! All you need to do is get your hands on some Macrame yarn or jersey fabric at your local craft store and gather some household tools. That, along with some handy braiding and clever knot tying will get you your very own hanging plant holder. For some more information on how you can make this crafty Boho accent, you can visit our Pinterest board

Macrame hanging pots

If you’re not in the mood to make one of these yourself there are a ton of places where you can find macrame plant hangers. You might be lucky enough to stumble upon one at your favorite home goods store or with a simple google search you will have a variety of these fun accents at your fingertips in seconds.

5.  Showcase Your Favorite Succulents with Terrariums  

Hanging terrariums

Terrariums are incredibly versatile and they can bring something different to every space depending on what you put inside them, or how you display them. There are a wide variety of terrariums from glass teardrops to hanging brass metal diamonds to elaborate glass bulbs. You can choose a material such as metal or glass that compliments other pieces you already have in your space. Whatever material you decide to showcase, terrariums are a great way to add style, texture, and greenery to your Boho haven. You can either mount your Terrariums on the wall and create a layered look or you can hang them in an empty corner. Terrariums can also find a nice home on a dresser, an empty coffee table or an empty floating shelf. You can fill your terrarium with mini succulents, succulent cuttings or moss, soil, pebbles and so much more, depending on the mini living environment you want to create. For further inspiration on how to put terrariums together and how to incorporate them into your space, you can visit our Terrarium Pinterest Board or find our selection of Terrarium kits here that include the plants to create your hanging arrangement.

6.  Put Plants in Antiques and Bring Your Outdoor Boho Space to Life 

Outdoor Boho Fireplace Patio Decor

There is no reason why you should keep your Boho decor inside! You can bring old outdoor furniture back to life with colored pillows and textured throw blankets and you can position them around plants to create an outdoor Boho Sanctuary. You can apply all of the tips we listed above to your outdoor space; you can bring an empty outdoor wall to life with a living wall, make succulent centerpieces for your outdoor tables or you can hang terrariums to give your outdoor space that majestic boho quality perfect for any season. You can also repurpose vintage and antique finds from flea markets or even junkyards by turning them into the perfect outdoor pots. Vintage and antique finds are a great way to decorate your Boho space and there is nothing more Boho than turning them into new homes for your plants.

Outdoor Old Bath Planter

The carefree nature of decorating a Boho-inspired space tends to carry over from one's decor into your lifestyle. We are incredibly affected by the spaces we live in and the things we surround ourselves with. Decorating with the laid-back, vibrant and colorful mindset that builds a Boho themed space will begin to impact your frame of mind and you will find your creativity and free-spirit coming out the more time you spend in your Boho Haven. Using plants as part of your Boho decor will help you bring natural beauty into your home, supporting and growing this relaxed mindset.

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For more Boho decorating inspiration you can go to our Pinterest board, where you will find all of these tricks and tips and much more!

Additional References:

Indoor Living Walls eBook Download our Indoor Living Walls eBook on How to Create an Urban Jungle in your Home.