Boho-Chic Wedding Ideas for Free-Spirited Brides and Grooms
The bohemian wedding trend isn't going anywhere. Proof: These effortlessly beautiful ideas, which incorporate elements of nature along with a certain romanticism and individuality. In the fashion world, bohemian style, also known as boho-chic and hippie-chic, has come to mean free-spirited and draws influences from hippie culture. Bohemian brides and grooms can embrace the theme fully, through everything from their fashion (hello, airy dresses and flower crowns!) to their décor (think colorful textiles and cascading bouquets) or subtly, by selecting simple touches here and there. Get inspired by these creative boho-chic wedding ideas sourced from real celebrations.
Bohemian Wedding Invitations
Set the tone for a bohemian wedding with stationery that hints at the theme. This suite, which was mailed in a small box, gave information about the relaxed desert wedding weekend and was rounded out with a dream catcher.
This couple managed to combine the bohemian wedding theme with the bride's Jewish roots through this chuppah-teepee combo. The unique structure was adorned with antlers and fresh bougainvillea and situated on boho-chic vintage rugs.
Talk about top-to-bottom boho-chic! Handmade god's eyes, or woven yarn and wood structures, hung whimsically from the reception room ceiling, while vinyl decals in the shape of feathers stamped the floor. Labeled mini god's eyes at each table setting also served as place cards.
Bohemian Bridal Style
Bohemian Wedding Bouquet
This cascading bouquet of peonies, ranunculus, clematis recta, foxglove, acacia, cafe latte roses, and black elderberry foliage is what every boho bride's dreams are made of.
Macramé Plant Hangers
A boho-chic alternative (or complement) to wedding centerpieces? Macramé installations holding terracotta pots with assorted flowering plants.
You can't get much more bohemian than a fresh flower crown. This arrangement of jasmine, sweet pea, Icelandic poppies, ranunculus, and rice flowers looked relaxed yet regal against this sunkissed bride's natural blonde waves.
This bride and groom offered feathered boutonnieres for their guests—a bohemian take on the traditionally floral accessories.
This bohemian guest book was inspired by Yoko Ono's Wish Tree at the pop-up Chanel Pavillion in New York City's Central Park and consisted of an installation of branches decorated with wooden fish. Guests wrote well wishes on paper feathers and tied them onto the branches.
Patterned star lanterns and grapevine chandeliers filled with real goldfish hung from the tent ceiling at this bohemian wedding reception, and the tables overflowed with garlands of eucalyptus and amaranthus.
This bride accessorized her Chanel dress with boho-chic accessories: a diamond-and-turquoise ring, a diamond and mother-of-pearl bracelet, a woven friendship bracelet from her MOH, initial earrings, rainbow of rope bracelets (one for each bridesmaid), and a unique body chain.
Bohemian Cake Topper
This unicorn cake topper from Etsy is pure whimsical-meets-bohemian.
Bohemian Wedding Stationery
What's more hippie-chic than starry stationery? These save-the-dates featured constellations of the bride and groom's zodiac signs, Sagittarius and Gemini.
Dream Catcher Escort Cards
For creative, boho-chic seating cards, this bride crafted mini dream catchers.
Boho-Beach-Chic Table Numbers
These beachy-bohemian table numbers were made from driftwood painted with Roman numerals.
When the bride is a jewelry designer with flawless bohemian style, you can expect her to walk down the aisle dripping in boho-chic jewels she made herself.
Free-Spirited Wedding Cake
Boho Wedding Stationery
Chrissie Abbott's bohemian take on the couple's family crest involved an arrow and sun motif.
Crocheted Wedding Arch
The arch under which this couple said "I do" consisted of natural wood, muted flowers, and a crocheted cloth. They kept the textile, which now hangs in their living room.
Flower Crowns All Around
Spread the boho love! This generous couple offered flower crowns to all their guests. The wreaths sat at the ready on a table marked with a sign reading, "She wore flowers in her hair."
Thought to be holy and bring peace, Palo Santo sticks are used around the world for energy cleansing and blessings, so the incense made for meaningful (and spiritual) wedding favors for guests.
A friend of the bride and groom constructed this unique ceremony arch featuring cascading feathers.
It's all in the details! These small sticks wrapped in embroidery floss were a simple but stunning accent to the centerpieces, as well as a nod to Navajo walking sticks.
Floating Flower Petals
Scattering red and magenta flowers and petals added a boho touch to the blue-tiled pool in the courtyard of the restaurant at La Mamounia, where this wedding in Morocco was held.
Bohemian Wedding Cake
Gems and geodes are a decidedly bohemian motif, so how fitting is this paper gem-topped wedding cake covered in crushed rock candy?
This antique French wax flower crown adorned with red carnations was the perfect reception headpiece for this bohemian bride.
Quartz Seating Cards
Raw quartz was not only a boho-chic touch, but it served a practical purpose: holding down seating cards.
Boho Photo Booth
A mandala-style design by Moon Canyon welcomed guests to this beautiful boho celebration.
As a nod to the groom's Indian heritage, the couple exchanged vows atop a dhurrie, which they had brought back from India and laid beneath a magnolia tree decorated with fresh hanging garlands.
A custom-built teepee filled with comfy blankets and pillows provided a unique lounge area and photo booth backdrop at this bohemian welcome party in Aspen, Colorado.
Relaxing Picnic Reception
This super-relaxed reception included a picnic-style meal—served on the ground, with chic rugs and pillows for comfort.