If you don’t know what home decor style to choose as you like several ones: rustic, boho, modern or any others, if you don’t like when spaces look matchy-matchy, you home decor style may be eclectic. Though the word “eclectic” may make you think of chaotic design with no direction, it has become a creative and attractive way to decorate any room. Take a look at these tips to recreate such an interior and start decorating your home!
Keep Everything Balanced
Eclectic doesn’t men any unorganized chaos, you just need to balance your worn out and flea market finds with more modern pieces. You may also combine modern items with rustic ones for a cozy feel, or mix up Mediterranean and boho chic styles.
an eclectic entryway done with a boho chic rug and a modern console table, with a statement artwork
Eclectic decor isn’t about over-decorating, you should find some ways to unify your decor, and the easiest way to go is to use a single color scheme, which offers flexibility to mix elements of different styles in your room yet keeping them in the same colors. If you prefer decor that has more color, start with a neutral foundation and add color with the furnishings. It’s best to stick to one signature color that you implement throughout the room. A simplified color palette keeps your room cohesive and charming. No chaos will enter your space!
an ecletic boho vintage decor done with light green walls and much natural wood plus neutrals
start with neutrals as a base adding colorful furniture items and artworks for a bolder look
a colorful eclectic space can be started with a neutral base and then colorful furniture and accessories
an eclectic living room done in black, gold, white as a cohesive color scheme for decor
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choose a dominant color for your eclectic space and add other colors just as secondary ones
a mid-century modern meets contemporary bathroom done in black and white and accented with coral
a neutral space dotted with bright colors using furniture and artworks plus rugs
Create A Focal Point
When you arrange your layout, take a step back and identify your focal point. Even with a variety of styles and periods throughout, there should still be a centerpiece in the room. If you can’t find anything that stands out, keep shopping! Your room isn’t complete without that eye-catching piece that your guests will all be talking about.
an eclectic living room with a gallery wall of colorful artworks that make up the centerpiece of the room
a gallery wall is often a bold and colorful centerpiece idea for an eclectic space, besides, it's trendy
bright and colorful furniture or lamps can be also a bold focal point for an eclectic interior
a colorful bed is a statement in this dark and moody bedroom, bright bedding helps with that
a bold and colorful artwork can be a nice focal point for your eclectic space
Have a hobby that you want your guests to see? Now is the time! An eclectic space is the perfect backdrop to display your creative side. You may also add some unique items into your decor, eclectics is about inserting creative pieces into your decor in unexpected ways.
incorporate your favorite or even your own artworks into your home decor
hang a bright lamp in Moroccan style to accent the space, it'll be an unexpected piece
hang a map of your journeys or of places where you'd like to go to personalize the space
a unique and bright piece is a creative addition to your eclectic space, it brings personality
lots of greenery not only refreshes the space but also may show off your hobby
a vintage worn out ottoman is a gorgeous idea to add a character to your space