There are plenty of things in life that we grow out of with passing time. But sports seems take the exact direction as we get older. Despite our busy lives, hectic schedules and endless chores, we all find time to flip through the sports section and catch the highlights (at the very least) of the big game. While sports themed interiors with fabulous wall murals are often relegated to the kids’ room, there is no reason why adults cannot borrow a bit of inspiration from them! Whether you love basketball, football, soccer or baseball, there is always room for showcasing that passion in a sophisticated, stylish fashion.
by DKOR Interiors Inc
Large wall murals bring with them a sense of drama and also instantly reveal your taste in sports and probably even your team loyalties. While living rooms generally do not house large sports decals, they seem to be far more common in the home gym, basements that are turned into man caves and home theaters. Of course, majority homeowners still keep them largely confined to the kids’ bedroom. As you flip through the many wall murals here, just remember that they look equally appealing in the rooms of grown-ups as well –
by AJS Designs
by Style On a Shoestring
by Alan Design Studio
by Carlyn And Company Interiors + Design
by studio A:W
Painting a Grand Visual
There is a simple reason why most people tend to turn towards wall murals – to make a bold visual statement that is simply unmistakable. This is often a strategy that works very well with the kids. Since most of them are uber-passionate about their favorite sports team or superstar, it is pretty easy to keep them happy with the appropriate wall mural. Of course, the mural that you chose must always fit in seamlessly with both the theme of the room and its color scheme. A large mural with contrasting colors looks ungainly and hard to pull off.
by Guided Home Design
by KDS Interiors
by Klang & Associates
If you are going for a giant wall mural for a young teen’s room, then it is best to pick a large black and white print. Since, the kid would soon want a more adult look for his room that employs cool neutral tones, the transition will be both seamless and cost-effective. Remember that creating a dedicated theme with an extensive wall mural means that you are more are less committed to the look for a while. So, it is best to carefully think before you pull the trigger on this one.
by Decorating Den Interiors- Corporate Headquarters
by Fox Interiors
Changing with the Times
We see plenty of kids’ rooms that feature extensive murals, a very specific color scheme and custom-made decor that is crafted to suit the chosen sports theme. While this is great and looks very pretty, it might not be the most practical or economically viable options. Kids can be pretty finicky and soon you are stuck with an ankle biter who is bored with the look of his room or has switched from baseball to football! Wall decals provide you with an easy solution to the problem. Just add or remove a few life-size decals with easy to instantly follow the trendy look of the season. (Yup, even sports trends change)
by Chatham Interiors
The rooms showcased below, can easily switch from a sports-themed look to a modern space clad in attractive hues. All you need to do in order to make the transformation is remove the decal or poster that you see. And since decals can be removed without any fuss whatsoever, you will never need to worry about committing to the change. (With guys having their commitment issues, this seems like an ideal solution!)
by Designing Solutions
by The Yellow Cape Cod
Simple and Understated
Wall murals, decals and stickers need not always be drenched in bright colors. A more restrained and tasteful approach works equally effectively. These cool murals are perfect for teen rooms that are often difficult to design and take plenty of effort. With the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games just around the corner, maybe now is the perfect time to add some winter sports inspiration as well to your interiors. A touch of ice skating, a jaw-dropping decal of snowboarding or even a wall mural that pays tribute to your favorite ice hockey player; show you support for the games and join in on all the fun with the perfect sports wall mural.
by Carlyn And Company Interiors + Design
From Manchester United to Barcelona, the Lakers to the Knicks and from the Olympics to the Football World Cup, the choice is endless when it comes to choosing a sports-inspired wall mural or decal. And if you are not all too fond of the current sports stars, maybe you can pick that one shining star who filled your childhood with a few unforgettable sporting moments?
by Wen-Di Interiors
by Weidmann Remodeling
by Laura Manning Bendik
So, what will you sports mural be? Who is that one great player that you wouldn’t mind seeing grace the ‘Wall of Fame’ in your own home?