4 Tips To Add Cinco De Mayo Decor For A Mexican-Style Boho-Chic Space

Maximalism is big for 2018, and layered, global-inspired bohemian design is one of the freshest ways to execute it. With Cinco de Mayo (and summer) right around the corner, why not give your space a  colorful little Mexican-style boho-chic lift? A little bit of Cinco De Mayo decor is a sure way to add some spice to your life. Check out these 4 ways to add a little south-of-the-border vibe—and don’t forget to mix and match!

1. Add plants and cacti for a Mexican-Style Boho-Chic vibe

Nothing says Mexican boho-chic more than earthy pottery with a collection of miniature blooming cacti. It’s a low-maintenance centerpiece that adds the perfect pop of color. Image: Be Lovely Events
Mexican Cinco de Mayo style is all about layering! Add plenty of plants in woven baskets and hanging pots. Image: Icons Corner
A cactus plant is low maintenance, and adds a great Cinco de Mayo vibe to any room. Image: The 36th Avenue

2. Mix and match primary-color stripes and patterns

The quintessential Mexican blanket is inexpensive, and versatile enough to work as a blanket, table runner, wall hanging or as fabric for throw pillows. Image: Beijos Events
For a cool, contemporary Mexican decor vibe, add a few elements such as an area rug and throw pillows. Image: The Tomkat Studio
A rich turquoise wall works perfectly with layers of striped bedding and pillows. Image: Mina Brinkey
Colorful tassels and pompoms add a Mexican bohemian vibe to your room’s feel. Image: Natalie Fuglestveit
Mix and match layers of different color stripes to spice up your room. Image: Caitlin McCarthy Design
What makes this dining room so perfect? The striped chair upholstery, rustic wood elements and iron pendant star lamps. Image: My Domaine

3. Rattan and woven materials are totally Mexican Boho-Chic

Handwoven wicker baskets are lightweight enough to be easily hung as wall art. Image: HGTV
Layers of woven baskets are great for organizing, and they work perfectly with distressed wood elements. Image: One Kings Lane
Mexican style should put a big smile on your face. This whimsical sunburst mirror is made from bamboo and wicker. Image: Justina Blakeney Home
Layer natural, woven materials to add visual interest to your Mexican-inspired design. Image: Icons Corner

4. Set A Table Featuring Mexican-Style Cinco De Mayo Decor

A salsa bar is perfect for Cinco De Mayo. Layer it with colorful textiles, cacti and small cards describing the flavors to make it memorable. Image: The Tomkat Studio
Mexican-style boho chic is all about color. Layer plenty of bright patterns and colorful flowers on your table. Image: Nini Richi
For a festive Cinco de Mayo feeling, hang colorful and whimsical paper flowers or crafts like these over your table. Image: Etsy
A visit to a party store can help you find fun objects to decorate your Mexican-inspired Cinco de Mayo table. Image: Better Homes and Gardens

Planning on working some Mexican style into your home this summer? Leave a comment and let us know!