Boho style is enjoying quite the comeback at the moment. It is no surprise this trend can also be spotted among some of our favorite furniture artists. We’ve compiled our top five favorite DIY boho painted furniture ideas to inspire you to try this style in your own home.
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What is “boho” style?
“Boho” is short for Bohemian. As a decor style, bohemian-inspired design is eclectic and includes a mixture of colors, prints and textures. Some common elements of this free-spirited, gypsy style include, macrame wall hangings, cane or rattan pieces, layered rugs, pillows and throws and lots of plants!
Stephanie from Casa Watkins Living nailed the boho style in her livingroom design below.
Here are some of our favorite elements to include in boho painted pieces:
Our favorite DIY boho painted furniture incorporates these elements and helps makes any space feel casual and comfortable. These DIY boho painted furniture ideas are sure to inspire you to get out your paint brushes!
# 6 – Salvaged Inspirations DIY Boho painted nightstands
These fabulous nightstands by Denise from Salvaged Inspirations are totally boho chic! The beautiful grey/green color paired with the light wood tone and bold gold hardware are comfortable and eclectic.
# 5 – Oak + Grain’s cane side table (as featured on Ray of Sunlight)
This awesome little side table by Jess from Oak + Grain Furniture Restoration Co. is the perfect DIY boho painted furniture piece! The fresh, light cane or ratan paired with the dark grey paint and gold accents is both chic and comfortable. Check out her tips for getting the perfect light cane color.
# 4 – The Navage Patch’s DIY cane cabinet IKEA hack
Even IKEA pieces are candidates for a boho DIY boho painted furniture makeover! Handan and Greg from The Navage Patch added radio weave cane to the doors of an IKEA piece to give it a whole new boho feel!
# 3 – PMQ for Two’s Bone inlay coffee table
Geometric or tribal like prints are also common in a boho themed space. Ariel from PMQ for Two rocked this pink faux bone inlay coffee table in her eclectic space!
# 2 – The Painted Hive’s tribal print buffet
Tribal style prints are another motif that works well for DIY boho painted furniture. Kristine from The Painted Hive created this beautiful buffet that fit right in with a comfortable, layered boho look.
# 1 – Our very own, Three Coats of Charm, beigey-blush boho side tables!
These side tables are a great example of boho style with the cane insets and the saturated paint color.
If you love boho style, then painting a vintage furniture piece is the ideal project for you! We hope the beautiful pieces above have given you some ideas for boho painted furniture and inspired you to give it a shot. For more tips on how to paint furniture, see more about our process here.