Inspired by Rebecca de Ravenel’s gorgeous home, I couldn’t resist riffing off of her soothing, tropical-feeling, bohemian oasis of a dining room…

How to Furnish a Serene Beachy Boho Room

An overdyed, cobalt blue rug lays the foundation and is a close match to the one de Ravenel selected.  For the tablecloth, I veered off path a little–selecting a more colorful and bold print–but it touches the floor like de Ravenel’s, lending the space a luxurious, laid back feel.  With no collection to display (because those are amassed over time), I used a pair of wicker folding screens to frame the room, shifting the focus to the turquoise lantern, which hangs a little lower.  Working in tandem with the folding screens are twin  canvas banana trees in lieu of palms.  And here I deviate a little again.  Instead of adding another skirted table instance, I used ombre, bamboo floor vases.  Similarly, I found blue and white bistro chairs rather than bringing in more wicker.  On the table are spongeware from Tori Burch and aqua goblets.

And now I’ve worked up an appetite.  Until next time…