Summertime.. and the living’s easy. Time for seating in natural fibers such as wicker and rattan to come front and center! Nothing looks better propped up on a porch or by a sunny window than a gorgeous peacock chair. Take a look at how designers are adding Bohemian charm to their no-so-humble abodes. Every girl deserves to be queen for the day!
One Peacock Chair at a Time
As Summer approaches, we start to fixate on surf shack style. Creating a stay-cation-worthy atmosphere is easy with tropical plants and rattan side tables. Our suggestion is to keep a peacock chair single. Doubling up is overload! Find a chair that has artistic detailing, like this Vintage Boho Wicker Peacock Chair (under $300!). Read this month’s astrology focus on Taurus and learn how to incorporate wood with earth elements. The result is a sense of stability, without all the clutter!
Always Bet on Black
If you like the look, but are more of a power color person, take it a few shades darker. A black peacock chair makes quite a statement and looks perfectly regal in a room with wallpaper that could double as tile. The Family Love tree carries a gorgeous black number that can be pre-ordered for August. This chair was sold out, so snatch one up while you can! Use tropical and Bohemian prints to create a tasteful, eclectic space.
For special events, this a vintage chair on a Persian rug makes an excellent photo op. Bohemian brides and birthday girls will love taking their place in a peacock chair just for them. Our favorite find is this Bohemian Chic Wicker Fan Back that absolutely takes the cake. The fan back creates an aura-like halo around the special gal and gives them quite a presence!
Read our article on creating nooks and add a space for reading or meditation in your bedroom. Place a peacock chair in the corner of your bedroom, preferably by a sunny window. Your bedroom should be a place of retreat where you can rest and become rejuvenated. Looking for something legitimate? Add this Vintage 1970s Wicker Peacock Chair to your cart while you can! Place a few Feng Shui-approved plants nearby for their life-enhancing qualities. Breathe a sigh of relief and take 5!
The seat is most comfy with a cushion or fur pelt, like this Sheepskin Rug/Throw from Crate & Barrel. Big, crochet cushions are perfect for a peacock chair and make them much more cozy to sit in. Gunn and Swain carries hand-crocheted round pillows crafted by artisans in Spain. We love them plain, or with a decorative ruffled edge. If you’re big on style, but small on space, this Miniature Peacock Chair might be the right fit. These chairs are right at home with ethnic goods and handmade items. Read about Pampa cushions and consider adding 100% sheep’s wool into the mix.
When the sun is out and you want to stay cool, our sunroom ideas can come in handy. We also focused on celestial decor last winter and a chair with an ornate fan back work perfect! Find a chair with ornate detailing, like this chair made from raw wicker. Add a few plants and a peacock chair in a space that gets lots of natural light. As a side table stand in, check out Urban Outfitters’ Alina Storage Ottoman. It doubles as a table and storage! Grab one of this year’s Girlfriend-approved classic novels and settle in for the long, Summer days.
Think Beyond the Porch
The best way to enjoy the Summer is to bring some of those porch vibes indoors. A wide Peacock chair takes up plenty of space, but is fun to hang out in. Treat yourself to a yummy beverage and a few moments of relaxation. Treat yourself like royalty, you deserve it!