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Choose Your Route
The easiest mistake to make when approaching maximalism is trying to be too many things at once. Stick with one style — such as modern or bohemian — when it comes to the furniture you choose. This rattan piece is a great 1970s-inspired find. 

Urban Outfitters Wren Rattan Bookshelf, $399, Urban Outfitters.