6 Hot Bohemian Window Curtains For Your Bedroom

 

You may not believe it, but curtains are the best way to change the appearance of a room. A patterned curtain will influence the look of the entire room, not just of a part of it. And if you’re trying to make your home unique, Bohemian is the best style.

When you really want to make a change in your home, bedroom is the best place to start with. Here are 6 Bohemian window curtains for your bedroom that will surely inspire you. 

 

1. BEADED CURTAINS


6 Hot Bohemian Window Curtains For Your Bedroom

If you’re a fan of extravagant decorations, this kind of curtains are the best choice for you.

There’s no surprise they are very popular. In any Bohemian home you went, you will surely find these kind of curtains. They are said to bring in the passion of Eastern cultures, who used beaded curtains to spread a positive energy around the house.

In fact, this belief is available even today. Many people claim that beaded curtains have a great effect on their state of mind, helping them stay positive and deal with everyday stress.

 

Why Choose Beaded Curtains?


In a Bohemian home, there are no rules to follow, so you can go for any kind of fabrics and patterns.

However, I like to make sure that there is a mixture of colors and materials, because that’s what Bohemian really means.

For this reason, try to avoid choosing very similar shades and patterns for your decoration. Instead, add different materials and uncommon decorations.

And that’s where beaded curtains come in. As they are a very original and attractive element, that can make a difference between a well decorated Bohemian room and an overcrowded one.

 

How To Use Beaded Curtains?


6 Hot Bohemian Window Curtains For Your BedroomAs they are so popular in Bohemian style, try to add different types in as many colors you can.

For example, you can go for blue, beaded curtains on the left wall and add some yellow ones at the entrance. If that seems too much, add only one type, at least until you get used to it.

Also, you don’t have to limit to the windows.

Bohemian style is know for its originality, so be as original as you can. Add beaded curtains on a wall, on a window door or hang them above your bed. However don’t exaggerate. Make sure you’re not filling up your room only with these items. 

In this way, you’ll manage to create a gorgeous, extravagant decor, that would lead to a warm, comfortable atmosphere.

 

     2. GYPSY CURTAINS


6 Hot Bohemian Window Curtains For Your Bedroom

When you say Bohemian, many people think about Gypsy style. And that’s right, as it’s one of the most popular categories of Bohemian style.

If you don’t know much about Gypsy curtains, things are very simply. They are very creative and they’re made of thick, pretty harsh materials, containing many different colors and patterns put together.

In fact, that’s exactly what makes the so original, the multitude of strong, different shades and their ability to look good when combined.


Why Choose Gypsy Curtains?


What exactly makes the Bohemian Gypsy style so unique?

Well, the answer is quite simple: the mixture of colors, the variety of patterns and models, and the wide range of options. All combined together manage to make this style more and more attractive.

And the easiest way to bring this unique style in your home is through the curtains you choose.

Gypsy curtains have a personal charm that could change the appearance of the entire room. So if you need a really quick solution to make your home look catchy and original, check out some.

 

How To Use Gypsy Curtains?


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Beaded curtains tend to be much lighter and can be used in several rooms. Well, things change for Gypsy curtains. They tend to draw the attention immediately.

Because of the bright colors and the thick fabrics, Gypsy curtains are a very strong element. It can immediately make your room unique, but only if you don’t exaggerate with it.

This means that you shouldn’t use any other Gypsy print, besides the curtains. This would overcrowd the room and make it look too tiresome, even if it’s a Bohemian one.

Simply add some Gypsy curtains to the windows and nothing more. If you do this, your Bohemian decor’s success is almost guaranteed.

 

     3. FEATHER CURTAINS


What’s more beautiful than a peacock-like curtain? 

Even though they’re not that popular in Bohemian homes, feather curtains will definitely become a trend in the next years. And there’s no surprise, as Bohemian style tends to bring in every new element, especially if it’s quite extravagant and creative.

 

Why Choose Feather Curtains?


If you ask me, in a few years we’ll be talking about feather curtains as a basic element of the Bohemian style.

So if you want to keep up with the fashion, try to make a step ahead of the others and get some peacock curtains. 

They have everything to impress: an original, exotic design, an affordable price and a wide range of options. You can use them in several ways, so they are very likely to become a must in Bohemian homes in the following years.

 

How To Use Feather Curtains? 


In this case, I have a lot of good news.

Depending on the exact pattern and fabric you choose, feather curtains can be used not just for the windows, but also as an inside decoration.

You could simply add a curtain made of feathers on your living room wall, just behind the sofa, to get an amazing decor.

Or you could also use it in front of your bedroom door, in order to make it look like a place from The Jungle Book.

There are thousands of possibilities with feather curtains, and all of them can look incredible. If you love feathers, you can also use them in wall decorations like dream catchers, which are so common for Bohemian style.

It’s all about inspiration and creativity, so there are no chances to do anything wrong in your Bohemian room with feather curtains.

 

     4. HIPPIE CURTAINS


6 Hot Bohemian Window Curtains For Your Bedroom

It’s true that Hippie is a style itself, but sometimes Hippie curtains can make the best of a Bohemian decor.

How does a curtain have to be in order to be considered as Hippie?

Well, I would say that it should be pretty similar to Gypsy curtains, but with milder and gentler colors. Just like Gypsy curtains, they are made from a thick fabric and they have lots of colors.

The only difference is that they aren’t very bright and strong. Instead, they have similar shades and and a lighter appearance.

 

Why Choose Hippie Curtains?


I’ve come across many Bohemian lovers that were rather conservative and didn’t really like to go for strong, different materials and patterns. I know it sounds a bit weird, but not all Bohemian adepts love hundreds of different colors and styles in one room. Instead, there are many that prefer gentler colors.

And that’s what Hippie curtains were made for.

So, if you’ve been dreaming about turning your home into a Bohemian residence but you don’t really feel like making a sudden change, try their softer version. Hippie curtains would be the perfect choice for you.

 

How To Use Hippie Curtains?


When it comes to this, it depends of how your Hippie curtains look.

If they have very similar shades and they don’t look very bright, maybe you could use them as an additional decoration. That besides the window purpose.

However, my advice is to stop there, and add them only on your windows, nothing more. 

Some Hippie curtains would make a great wall decoration, but it’s better to stick with the basics. At least until you get used to Bohemian style. Instead, you could choose another type of fabric as a wall decoration.

If  they’re used too much, Hippie curtains can also make a room appear tiresome to the eye. So in order to prevent this, use them as a window treatment exclusively, as they work amazingly there.

 

     5. ANIMAL PRINT CURTAINS


As you probably expected, animal print patterns are on the list. In my opinion, they are the most exotic choice for a Bohemian home, at least when it comes to fabrics. However, as a curtain material, they are indeed a bit unusual. But hey, that’s the beauty of Bohemian style!

Animal print curtains aren’t the most popular choice, at least as curtains. But they do manage to transform a home, and give it that unique, warm feeling that it so specific to Bohemian decors.

As for me, they remain my personal favorite. If I was a fan of Bohemian, animal print curtains would be the first thing I would buy in my home. 

 

Why Choose Animal Print Curtains?


Many classic homes have animal print items, right? That’s because animal prints can easily work as an accent point. Obviously, that makes them more than perfect for a Bohemian decor.

Moreover, they’re actually a much more gentle choice in comparison to Gypsy or Beaded curtains. You can use them as a curtain fabric even when you don’t want a very strong pattern.

In fact, animal print curtains are great for a Bohemian room, as they are exotic and impressive, which are 2 golden features of this style.

 

How To Use Animal Print Curtains?


6 Hot Bohemian Window Curtains For Your BedroomAnother good news about the animal print curtains is that you don’t have to use them just for the windows.

Imagine how your bedroom would look like if you used animal prints as a main theme. The curtains would match the bed cover and the eventual rugs, giving a safari feeling.

However, that depends more of your personal taste.

Therefore, if you choose animal prints as a curtain material, remember that you can also use it as a decoration. In this case, the room won’t seem too crowded, but rather thematic.

 

     6. FLOWERY CURTAINS


Last but not least, flowery curtains are probably the most popular idea in Bohemian style. But this doesn’t make it less suitable, on the contrary.

I’m sure you’ve heard of flowery patterned curtains before, as they are by far the #1 element of Bohemian style. In these days, they’re actually widely used, and not just in Bohemian homes, but they do remain a classical piece of this style.

The flowery curtains used in Bohemian homes are much brighter and colorful than the usual ones. Even so, you are free to choose the shades and patterns according to your taste.  No matter what you choose, it won’t seem unappropriate. 

 

Why Choose Flowery Curtains?


Because they’re one of the basics of Bohemian style.

Although nowadays Bohemian has developed a lot, flowery patterns are a classic element of this style. And surprisingly, it doesn’t seem to be going away very soon.

It’s great to see a Bohemian decor that has a lot of original elements. However, I always recommend people to add at least one classic element, like the flowery pattern is.

And what’s the best place to use this flower pattern? The windows, of course. 

 

How To Use Flowery Curtains?


As it’s such a popular Bohemian trend, flowery patterns can be used almost anywhere in the room, not just as a curtain material.

Obviously, the curtains would immediately change the room. But in order to increase this sensation of change, you can use these flowery patterns all over the room.

A great tip would be to change the colors and the patterns. That would make the room look even brighter and warmer.
So if you’re wondering what exactly you could do with some flowery curtains in a Bohemian home, the answer is…EVERYTHING!

 

SO WHAT BOHEMIAN CURTAINS SHOULD I USE?


I’m not a huge Bohemian fan, but even if I was, I couldn’t choose a certain one.

Each of these 6 types has it advantages and downsides, together with its own charm.

However, you can as well combine them, as we’re still talking about a Bohemian decor, which allows you to do anything. Beaded, Gypsy, Feather, Hippie, Animal Print or Flowery Curtains, they all have very high chances to look perfect in your Bohemian room, it’s all up to how you mix things up.

So which is your favorite type of Bohemian curtains for the bedroom? Is there any other pattern that I haven’t mentioned? 

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4 Responses

  1. Ronald says:

    Hi Anne!

    Wow! Being a male, I have never really understood women obsession with curtains. LOL.

    I always tease my wife about how she carry on and on about the right curtains for different rooms. Your site has really opened my eyes to the value which curtains add to interior decor. Bohemian curtains are really unique and special.

    Interior home designers and housewives in general will really appreciate the article on your site.

    Great work!

    • Anne says:

      Hey Ronald.

      Haha, I’m really glad my article helped you clarify your view about curtains. At least a bit 😀

      Thank you for your words!

  2. Joana says:

    Hi Anne,

    Wow such a great summary on what and how to use. I was familiar with flowers, and i used it a lot. I know a bit boring when you look at the choices. I do have animal print bed covers, so i guess i could try the curtains too…:)

    The feather trend looks really cool, i have never thought about using that pattern. So i think i need to sit down and really think about it.

    Thanks,

    Joana

    • Anne says:

      Hey Joana, thank you for your comment 🙂

      Yes, feather curtains are definitely an upcoming, that has started to become popular a few years ago. And I told you, from what I’ve seen, it will be one of the trends of the future. So feather curtains will be more than welcome in any Bohemian home. 😀

      I’m glad my article gave you some good ideas. Thanks for reading my blog.

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