Decorating A Race Car Room
Start your engines and create your little one a race car room that he will love. Boys love cars and today there are many themes to choose from Grand Prix and Formula 1 race cars, Nacar and Hot Wheels and many fast cars. If your son is into cars then check out these fun race car rooms. We offer many suggestions for race car murals, boys wall stickers, boys wall decals and boys borders.
First, think of the Walls. If you are going to paint use a semi-gloss latex paint as this will be easier to clean from your little one’s hand marks. The beauty of a race car room that virtually any color will coordinate with a race car theme. The colors that work best are blues, reds, greens and yellows.
The Race Car Frieze Frame Mural is ideal because it can be customized to fit any room size or it can do one/two walls or an entire bedroom. This mural is best in the middle of the wall. Just paint dark gray two feet around the room and a in coordinating color paint the bottom and paint the top a sky blue. Use the tree border and the black and white border to create the scene. Then place the appliqués to create your own mural – you and your child can get to design their room. If your child is over 6 years old then they can actively be involved in the decorating process.
There are many different car murals that are available in a full wall, chair rail or accent murals with Nascar, Corvettes, Ford and Monster Trucks that can bring a lot of fun into a child's room. For the younger ones there is the new Pixar Cars Movie that makes a great mural with Lightning McQueen taking the track.
Wall Stickers And Wall Decals
Nascar, Fast and Fun, and Hotwheels wall decals are ideal for any race car themed room. Just apply the decals to the walls, a piece of furniture or even glass. There are many different types of cars which will make your child's room really fun. The wall decals are peel and stick, repositionable and reusable which are great for accents.
If you need borders then there are wallpaper borders and peel and stick borders that can transform a room quickly. Borders can be used on the top of the wall, middle of the wall or three quarters up the wall. Here is one idea for a border use extra border to decorate boxes or play boxes or cut out the fish and use them to decoupage old picture frame or piece of furniture.
Window treatments can be simple or complex. Here are a few ideas: Make a cornice board to fit the window and cover it with padding and material that matches your décor. You can use a black and white checked fabric make curtains and valances. Another idea, it to create flags from black and white checkered fabric and use them around the room and as a topper for the windows.
To make the Race Car room complete is to add accents or finishing touches. One can add decorative knobs to pieces of furniture, use fun car accessories e.g.: light switch covers, tumbler, lotion pump, waste basket etc, use race car art work, or use chalkboard paint and trim it out with a matching race car border, find a car print rug or car themed floor rugs.
To create a reading area within the room just use a window treatment or basket hanger in the corner of the room. Drape black and white checkered fabric or coordinated fabric to create a special place. Put books on small shelves or in baskets so they are accessible for a child. Use racing car big pillows or coordinating colored beanbags to make it comfortable for your child to read.
Vroom Vroom, start you engines and let your the imagination have fun!