Have a closetful of bright, boho maxi dresses? Your carefree style shouldn’t have to stop there. From ikat-print throw pillows to fringed place mats, here are three ways to channel that hippie-chic style through your home design.

Bohemian Home Style

 

1. Reinterpret your favorite batik maxi dress as a lightweight throw.

2. Take a hint from your bold accessory stash and pile on decorative embellishments.

3. Create an eclectic tabletop through your love of fringe and natural hues.

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May 9, 2014

It’s official: Bucket bags are back. So if you held onto one from a decade ago – or inherited an aunt’s 70s original – you’re in luck. But before you set out on a recon mission to secure said bag, let’s take a closer look at this carry-all’s past.

Bucket Bags Are Back

It all began in the 1970s, when women opted for breezy, easygoing looks that went hand-in-hand with their free-spirited lifestyle. And the bucket bag, with its long, hands-free shoulder strap and roomy shape, fit that to a T. Equal parts form and function, it quickly became a must-have accessory for every woman of the era.

Today, designers have updated this boho style with new materials and luxe accents, making it a true modern classic – and it’s topping every trend list this spring.

By Jillian Hudon, Staff Writer

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April 3, 2014