Psychedelic room décor represents a culture and lifestyle from a bygone era that still resonates with people today — from young hipsters to old hippies. You don’t need mind-altering drugs to appreciate the creativity and artistic expression found in psychedelic décor; it’s a natural fit for those with carefree spirits and unconventional lifestyles.

Creating a Psychedelic Room

Psychedelic décor relates strongly to folk art and rooms decorated with a bohemian feel. An eclectic mix of bright, colorful fabrics, painted furniture, and ethic or tribal accents sets the right tone for a psychedelic room. Mix in mood enhancing lights and some retro hippy accessories and you’ll have a fabulously funky space.

Colorful Floors

Add texture, color and pattern to floors with bohemian style rugs. Use one rug as an accent or cover the floor with multiple, overlapping rugs featuring colorful stripes, zig-zags, ikat or patchwork patterns. Kilim rugs and tribal rugs with a faded, vintage look are ideal but you can also mix in colorful carpet remnants for a welcoming surface to bare feet or sitting. Be sure to bind the edges of carpet remnants to give them a finished look.

Find bohemian style rugs at:

  • Burke Décor – Abstract multicolored rugs, ikat patterns, geometric designs
  • Kilim.com – Large selection of tribal kilim rugs, overdyed rugs, patchwork, and vintage Turkish rugs

A Place for Friends

Create a comfy gathering place in a living room, family room, den, or basement by scattering cushions around a low coffee table or on a sectional sofa or bench style seating. Moroccan poufs can be used as small tables or extra seating and fit perfectly with bohemian style. East Indian fabrics, cushions, and pillows are vibrantly colored with embroidered details and patterns that also work well.

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