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.
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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)
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4. DIY Bohemian Wood Bead Wall Hanging
5. DIY Yarn Wall Hanging by Homey Oh My
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.
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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
10. DIY Tasseled Chandelier
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?
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.