Hi there fellow CoContesters, and welcome back to another Thursday replete with fabulous feature bloggers and inspirational interiors! Last week we took a peek at Because It’s Awesome, while today we’re doing things a little differently. As many of you would know, the Rio Olympics kicks off in approximately 2 days, on Saturday. A momentous yet beleaguered occasion, filled with the usual scandal, rumour and public embarrassment, this monolithic and infamous show must go on! In honour of the opening, we’ve decided to hunt down 5 feature bloggers that are posting fabulous, Rio themed designs.
Read on below to get inspired, and suss out a few brilliant ways you can inject the bright Brazilian spirit into your home’s decor and design. Flamboyant, with a touch of elegance, Rio de Janeiro is known for it wild parties, festive carnival, and exciting ambience. Here our feature bloggers have captured the essence of this inimitable city, while providing interesting ways to add a little Rio Olympics flair to your own home.
bright.bazaar is lighting up the home!
First up is bright.bazaar. Featuring a (surprising) Ikea range of goods, we get a chance to see some beautiful prints that are definitely in the spirit of the Olympics. Ikea’s TILLFÄLLE collection boasts a range of colours and patterns ahead of Rio, while beautifully juxtaposing Scandinavian style with Brazilian gusto and vigour!
Get your home Rio-ready by checking out the full collection and a neat run down via bright.bazaar.
A Beautiful Mess have a new take on traditional Olympic primary colours
Forget those primary colours of blue, yellow and red (or green and black if we’re including the Olympic hues, our feature blogger A Beautiful Mess have brilliantly taken these tones and enhanced them, while offering renters a fabulous array of ideas for their leased home.
If you like what you see, check out the full post here.
Palm-tastic ideas from Spanish Mummy!
Next up, we take a look at some tropical themed interiors that are perfectly Rio-ready, and ideal if you want to spruce up your home. Think palm trees, wallpaper, indoor plants, bold prints, and plenty of colourful objet d’art!
We adore the example above that perfectly imparts some Olympic vibes, while offering a long lasting scheme for your dwelling.
What do you think of the above wallpaper? If you fancy some more tropical trends, follow the link here.
You Me and Number Three provides a bright insight into Rio design
Next up, exciting blogger You Me and Number Three offers an insight into the bright and colourful design aspects of the Rio Olympics. This image of a hostel exterior entertaining space is gorgeously Brazilian and bright, imparting class, colour and craziness!
Do you need some travel advice? Or perhaps you want to gather some decorating ideas for a fabulously bright home? Check out the above post and be inspired, while planning your next adventure to this wonderful city.
Design Loves Detail teaches us how to decorate – Rio Olympics style!
Finally, master blogger Mollie from Design Loves Detail, provides us with some neat decorating ideas that are sure to add life and verve to your dwelling. Touring a tropical themed abode, we see the emphasis on colour and vibrancy, while the room adds a sense of tropical refinement, with palm wallpaper and light timber furniture. This nifty colonial-esque collection of items is the perfect way to gather ideas and create your own tropical abode.
Think about including the following for that true tropical Olympic vibe:
- Indoor plants. Adding style, while purifying the air, indoor plants are a must-have home accessory.
- Bamboo/wicker style furniture. Seriously in-vogue, consequently upping your design nous, bamboo style furniture is neat and full of flair.
- Elements of gold and luxe metallics. Can one ever have too much gold? Impart this striking hue, in addition to other metallic shades, and watch your space transform.
- Statement light fittings. Choose a standout feature for your dwelling, while ensuring it illuminates your abode with style!
- Vibrant textiles and fabrics. Go crazy with patterns, while incorporating plenty of throw rugs and cushions into your home.
Like what you see in the above image? Check out the full post here.
Are you getting ready to watch the opening ceremony this Saturday? Let us know your favourite event in the comments below!
We look forward to seeing you next Thursday for some fabulous interior inspiration and more from CoContest!