Decorating a child's bedroom can be a lot of work. Parents love to give their child the bedroom that they always wanted but never had. This means orchestrating a theme for their child's bedroom. A popular theme for a child's bedroom is car-themed decorations. This gives the parents quite a few options on types of car decorations to use, depending on their child's age and their level of interest in cars. From wall decor to the bed and lighting, the options are plentiful and open to creativity.
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Choose a car-themed wallpaper for your child's room. The options are numerous. You can choose wallpaper with the theme of the Disney/Pixar Cars movie, or a NASCAR-themed wallpaper for older children. You can even find images of luxury cars such as Lamborghinis and Porsches.
Find car-related lighting for your child's bedroom. Lamps come designed in the shape of cars, or you can even find a traditional lamp with lampshades designed around specific NASCAR drivers. For an interesting car-themed touch to the lighting in your child's room, purchase a lamp in the shape of a traffic light.
Many adults regret not sleeping in a race car bed as a child; don't let the same thing happen to your child. Retailers such as Target, Kmart and Wal-Mart sell toddler beds shaped like cars with wheels. Some even have a steering wheel.
Decorating the bed should not be ignored. Purchase a sheet and comforter set that is based on a theme of automobiles. You can find sets with vehicles such as fire engines and police cars, movies with car themes or with the number and images of NASCAR drivers.
Finish decorating your child's room with some posters. If you have chosen the movie theme, there are famous movies involving cars such as Herbie the Love Bug, Disney/Pixar's Cars movie, Speed Racer or even Batman, featuring the Batmobile. Other options include NASCAR drivers as well. For teenagers, plenty of posters can be found with scantily clad women laying on high-performance cars.
Tips and warnings
- Unify the theme by maintaining the same theme from the wallpaper, to the bed and the lighting in your child's bedroom with the car motif.
- Before deciding on the theme for your child's bedroom, consider how long it will last based on your child's age.