Boho Chic Bedroom Haul

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After living in my flat for about 6 months now, I decided it was high-time I decorate my bedroom to give it a more homey feel. I’d been scrolling through pinterest for months, looking at all things bedroom related and made a list of what I wanted to include in my own haven. Since I went on a bit of a rampage a couple of weeks ago and spent about £100 on items for said room, I thought I’d do my first ever ‘Haul’ post. So without further ado, here are the new features of my ‘Boho Chic’ bedroom…

 

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This first image is what you would see as you open the door to my bedroom, I added two plants (both from Dobbies Garden Centre and costing about a fiver each) to introduce some life and greenery to the room.

 

 

 

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If you then turned to your right, this is what you would see! I opted for some plain grey, soft bedsheets from Primark as I wanted the base of my room to be neutral, with other features introducing flashes of colour.

 

 

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On the windowsill, I added this plant to add some colour to this area but also to ensure it gets enough sunlight. I also have two candle holders from IKEA and some fairy lights strung around in a figure of eight to add some subtle light in the evenings.

 

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A friend of my mum’s gave me this bookcase for free as she was throwing it away anyway. I hope to add a white bookcase at some point (to match the bedside table that you will see in a sec) but that will have to wait for another payday. On this bookcase, I have a few ornaments, my TV, my laptop and some spare candles. I also store the books I have already read – don’t worry, I’ve read much more than two books in my lifetime but I decide to start fresh from when I received the bookcase!

 

 

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I bought this set of amber-tinted bottles from B&M Bargains for only £12.99. They are connected by fairy lights, which fill all three and look beautiful when turned on at night – another addition of subtle light to the room.

 

 

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On top of the bookcase, I have added a peace lily as another addition of life to the room! I also have this small elephant ring holder, which is acting as a cute ornament until I have rings to rest on it.

 

 

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In the corner of my bed, I have placed an old, neutral rug that has been in the family for years. I have ordered a brighter rug for the floor so I thought this could work as a type of throw to liven up the bed a bit and I love the result! This is the main part of my bedroom that remains unfinished as I would like to add a series of colourful cushions to the bed and hang some fairy lights on the bare wall you can see and attach some of my favourite photographs to them with pegs.

 

 

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To the right of my bed sits my bedside table – a plain white table comprised of two cubes – which I also got from B&M Bargains and cost me only £9.99! On top of it, I have sat a brass, industrial-feel lamp from Dunelm Mill that happens to be the most expensive addition to my room – setting me back £35 – but is also one of my favourite features.

 

 

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I have also placed this antique-looking clock (also from Dunelm Mill and costing only a tenner) on top of the beside table. However, since I am such a light sleeper, I cannot bare the sound of its ticking and have removed the batteries. It is, therefore, more of an ornament than a practical piece.

 

On the top shelf of the bedside table, I have placed this adorable Buddha candle holder that I got from B&M Bargains for only £2.99! I also keep my glasses here when I’m not wearing them, a notebook for when I need to jot thoughts and ideas down and the current book I am reading as I tend to read in bed at night before I go to sleep.

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I appear to have lost the final photo I took of the bottom shelf of this table but all you need to know is that it holds my ‘To-Read’ books, which currently consists of the Bourne trilogy as well as some other classics.

So, there you have it – my new boho-inspired bedroom! Let me know what you think in the comments below!

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