How to combine Minimalist with the Boho Style
Do you love being minimalist but adore the Boho Style so much? They seem not so relevant to each other. Though, have you ever thought that they can combine to create an eclectic balance? Let’s find out the answer right below.
Overview of the Minimalist and Boho styles
In the root philosophy of each style, Minimalist emphasizes the importance of “Less is More”: functionality, clean lines, and monochrome colors. Meanwhile, Bohemian appreciates “More is More”: dominant colors, mixed textures, and global-inspired decorations.
At first sight, these two home styles might be totally opposite. But they still remain unexpected similarities.
Unexpected similarities between Minimalist and Boho
1. Bring the "greenery" element
Although the Minimalism style promotes neutrality, it still favors bringing more plants into the house to make the space airier. This goes well with the Boho style, which is famous for its love of nature.
2. Appreciate the relaxedness
While each style has its own characteristics, their ultimate goal is to create a space for homeowners to feel comfortable.
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How to create a Minimalist Boho-inspired house
1. Create light color wall and handwoven decor
Start with an easy step: Choose a bright neutral color for the wall. To create a good balance between Boho and Minimalist, let the upper wall be plain and the lower part is full of your favorite items.
A trending color that can apply to both Minimalist and Boho homestyle? Definitely earthy tones. And they are the trend color of 2023, too. Let's use them smartly for a trending design house.
It is important that you create a color scheme for your home and always make sure to follow it. This will help avoid the house from getting messy when adding more details.
3. Opt for light and bright colors
Because Minimalist houses favor neutral colors, you can combine them with Boho to invite more colors into your home. Besides basic supporting colors, you can add lighter and fresher colors such as pink, terracotta, or marigold.
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You can choose a white table or off-white benches with clean lines and mix them with an eclectic rug. Then add unique accents with pillows, which are Boho signatures. This will also embrace minimalism's cleanliness and Boho's vibrant colors.
4. Add handwoven wall decor
To achieve this vibe look, choose a simple wall basket set with fewer details. Set up in an airy space to ensure the relaxedness of your home room. We suggest setting it up in the living room or bedroom.
5. Invite “the shine”
Switch your original windows that shade your light with glass panes. You can attach a thin white curtain or mesh curtain to block the sun.
Natural light helps increase serotonin in your body, which in turn helps you feel better and more relaxed. What’s more, they don't cost anything.
6. Let’s not forget Plants
For a softer-Boho room, add greenery accents now. Plus, display them in natural baskets to enhance nature harmony. If you’re afraid of clutter, utilize open shelves to organize all your plant faves.
Warm colors of seagrass or water hyacinth handwoven baskets will bring a cozy vibe to your home. You can mix and match them with neutral decor items such as open shelves, tables, or ceramic vases.
Although Boho and Minimalism are first opposite, their contrasts can complement each other to create a harmonious whole. Besides the tips above, we also have more ideas to decorate your minimal house this fall, check it out here.