If you have a New England Patriots fan in your household that cannot get enough of his favorite team, put together a Patriot-themed bedroom he will love and his friends will envy. The football fan should help you decorate the bedroom by selecting his favorite items.
To represent the team’s colors in a bold way, paint one wall red, one wall navy blue, one wall silver and one wall white. Add his favorite NFL player to the wall using wall stickers, available online and at some sporting good stores. Another idea is to keep the walls white and use football or Patriot-themed wallpaper or a border in the bedroom. Use an overhead projector to enlarge pictures of a player, footballs, jerseys and helmets to paint these designs on the walls. Alternatively, enlarge the Patriots team logo on one wall and paint it using the team colors.
NFL bedding is available at many stores. Find Patriot-themed bedding or use the team colors. For example, use a navy blue comforter, silver sheets and red pillows. Toss several football throw pillows on the bed for more decoration. Or, use a navy blue, red and silver comforter with football-themed sheets. Print the Patriots team logo on iron-on transfer sheets and iron the logos on a basic comforter for a quick DIY project. Use PVC pipes to create a field goal to use as the headboard on the bed. Drape a Patriots throw on the end of the bed.
If you can sew, create your own curtains or valance using football-themed fabric. You can also paint silver helmets, footballs and Patriot logos on basic curtains using acrylic paint. Hot glue small plastic footballs and helmets to the ends of basic curtain rods or curtain tiebacks for decoration. Hang a clothesline over the window and use clothespins to hang New England jerseys along the top of the window like a valance. For more privacy, hang long curtains underneath the jersey valance.
Accessorize the room with Patriot-themed lamps, bookends, shelves, rugs, nightlights, pillows and beanbag chairs. Paint old lockers with silver, red and navy blue paint. Use short lockers as nightstands and tall lockers as storage. Frame jerseys and football newspaper clippings to hang on the walls. Hang a New England Patriots digital scoreboard on the wall, if you have a larger budget. Other ideas for wall hangings include pictures of the team, players and coaches.
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