10 boho & eclectic decorating ideas Get boho chic style with these globally-inspired looks Add Spanish warmth In this California home owned by a Spanish emigrant, a metal peace sign gets a boost from white lights and some horns, creating an homage to both California and Spain. The red wall and fireplace underscore the Spanish vibe. More: 8 ways to add Spanish flair to your home Pinterest Embrace the ethnic eclectic You can go for an electic scheme that doesn't stray into hodgepodge terrirtory by using a connecting thread of color, tone, or shape. In this living room, floral fabrics mingle with graphic prints, and Moroccan and Mexican accessories with midcentury furniture. All are linked by a ’70s palette. More: 8 ways to embrace '70s style at home A home for entertaining Dinner parties happen in this fenced front yard under an intimate arbor set aglow by Moroccan-style lamps, giving the space an exotic and intimate vibe that guests adore. Create a communal space An open great room and kitchen, with plenty of seats at the table, ensures there is enough space no matter how many friends and neighbors stop by for a gathering. Highlight your heirlooms An orange pendant lamp, blue rug, and heirlooms, such as a macramé planter and ceramic pot made by the homeowner's mother, give this dining room a vintage feel. Posters from the 1950's and '60s underscore the vibe. More: Decorating with family finds Foreign affairs For daily reminders of your most memorable journeys, you can curate an enchanting collection of far-flung souvenirs. More: How to decorate in a global style Get a beach-house look Love the beach-house aesthetic but don't live near the ocean? Fake it with this fun idea. A Craigslist find, this drift boat was reinvented as a sofa. The new owners added a fresh coat of white, cut away one side, and inserted a foam mattress. Instead of cutting off the leftover rope, they coiled it into a floor mat. More: 9 ways to fake beach-house style Tropical sanctuary Love Southeast Asia, but can't afford a trip this year? Skip the pricey plane fare and invest in a backyard Bali of your own. A patio becomes a lush tropical lanai without breaking the bank. More: Build an affordable backyard Bali Bring on the whimsy Blends heirloom and global finds for an eclectic look. Whimsical items such as this reclaimed-wood swing are instant conversation pieces. Create an anchor With its well-made, classic form, a Danish heirloom bookshelf unit anchors the room and serves as a great foundation for the collections on display. The ceramic and glass objects, and the statement wall, add personality.