Everyone goes crazy for the eclectic and boho-chic home interior aesthetic because it’s stylish and makes your spaces look lived-in at the same time. But not everybody can pull it off with as much panache and flair as professional designers. However, if you want to try your hand at it, here are 5 tips that will make things easier for you:
1. Strategically busy textures
Part of the magic of making any space look comfortably and fashionably lived-in is how there are always some trendy textiles that have been strategically placed in key areas. It’s that perfect balance of toeing the line between too much and too little. You can take inspiration from this image, where the cushions, coffee table fabric and throw splayed over the accent furniture adds just the right amount of busy texture to the mix.
2. Structured clutter
Structured visual clutter is another way you can make your homes stylishly lived-in. once again, the trick is perfectly toeing the line between too much and too little. The perfect solution to this dilemma can be a nice buffet cabinet or shelf. By placing all your accessories and décor on these furniture items, you can actually contain the amount of visual clutter you can introduce, while dictating where it can be placed.
3. Lots of wood
Nothing makes a space look more lived-in than immense amount of wooden accents. They can be introduced in the form of furniture, flooring, or even wall designs. In the case of the dining area in this image, all three techniques have been incorporated in the same room. The dining set, floor, and even the accent wall boundary have been finished in wood to get the coziest effect.
4. Creating lots of visual diversity
Your mind perceives a space as especially iconic, memorable, and visually pleasant when there is a lot of visual diversity. This means: accessories of different sizes clustered together on furniture, table centerpieces featuring various accommodation, and even floor paraphernalia that varies in height. You can take some major inspiration from the décor assortment featured in this image.
5. Impact-worthy textures
Lastly, you need some impact-worthy textures to make a space feel instantly homely. Take this kitchen interior as an example – aside from the excellent assortment and strategic placement of utensils and appliances, the concrete-ish texture in the backdrop really sets the tone for a stylishly “lived-in” kitchen!