14 Boho DIY Projects to Add Earthy Glam to Your Home

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If you're going to go boho, go all the way bohemian by making your own home decor. No really, it's way simpler (and more cost-effective) than you might think. Consider all the time and energy spent scrolling through blogs to source affordable cane and rattan furniture only to find it was handmade by said blogger's resourceful carpenter boyfriend. We've been fooled too many times, and it ends today! In the spirit of Cher: Be your own carpenter boyfriend, and take the reins on some easy DIY projects. Start here.

1. DIY Raffia Mirror

DO THE DIY: This raffia mirror makes a perfect accent in any room, and we love how it resembles a lion's mane. (Hint, hint: Use chalk markers to draw a face on the mirror and you have a cute wall piece for a nursery!)

2. From Blah to Boho (Thanks to Cane)

DO THE DIY: Cane webbing is reasonably priced and easier to source than ever, so why not tweak some simple IKEA furniture and give it a bomb boho makeover?

3. Door Swag

DO THE DIY: The textured touch this DIY door tassel adds to a doorway brings such warmth to your space, welcoming you and your guests each time you pass by.

4. DIY Bohemian Wood Bead Wall Hanging

DO THE DIY: You'll love how easy this multi-piece wall hanging is to make — here's how to pull it off in just seven simple steps.

5. DIY Yarn Wall Hanging by Homey Oh My

DO THE DIY: We had the pleasure of welcoming Amy Kim from Homey Oh My to Hunker House, where she showed us how to make an adorable double hoop wall hanging IRL.

6. IKEA Plant Stand Turned Adorable Light Fixture

DO THE DIY: One of our favorite boho materials has to be rattan, but the price tag that often comes with it is less than desirable. Enter this hack: How to create a hanging light from a popular IKEA plant stand.

7. Pampas Grass Is So Hot Right Now

DO THE DIY: Give your space a breezy vibe with this stunning pampas grass arrangement — the best part is there's no water needed, so this beauty will last forever.

8. DIY Rustic, Earthy Driftwood Wall Art

DO THE DIY: Rustic and refined, this DIY wall hanging adds earthiness to your space, while its gilded touches and minimalist lines make a striking statement. (Look for weathered pieces at the beach or collect branches from your own yard!)

9. DIY Fringed Mirror for Boho-Glam Vibes

Round mirror with fringe beside gold sconces over white dresser with vase

DO THE DIY: Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fringiest of all? This boho-chic DIY.

10. DIY Tasseled Chandelier

DO THE DIY: This DIY chandelier is made with dip-dyed tassels, combining boho vibes with earthy glamour to create bold statement lighting Pinterest dreams are made of.

11. Groovy DIY Wood Wall Hanging

DO THE DIY: This DIY wood wall hanging fits with any decor style, be it contemporary, boho-chic, or eclectic. And best of all, all you need are a few simple materials: wooden beads, rings, twine, and a found tree branch.

12. DIY Fringe Pillow or Anthropologie?

Black and white fringed pillow on chair next to bookcase
Image Credit: Maya Marin

DO THE DIY: Who wants to drop a few hundred on a handmade artisan pillow? Here's a tutorial that shows you how to turn a mass-produced (read: affordable) rug into a bespoke statement cushion. The hardest part will be picking out the perfect rug.

13. Earthy Clay Bells = Easy-to-Make Wall Art

DO THE DIY: Here's how to turn simple air-dry clay into a trio of substantial DIY wall bells — all in under 10 steps.

14. Hanging Wall Art Using Dip-Dye Yarn

DO THE DIY: A hula hoop forms the skeleton of this textural wall hanging and the popular dip-dye technique keeps its slightly ombre color palette beautifully muted.


Lauren McQuade is a writer, editor based in Los Angeles.

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