Bring your space across the finish line for the win!
Coming across the finish line for the victory is Speed Racer! And his bedding and bedroom decor is a winner too!
This is a great idea for a design scheme, not just because your son loves race cars, but because of the bright colors and crisp graphics. Whether you go with the movie posters or the classic TV cartoon images, its sure to be a great looking room by the time youre done!
Its too bad the recent movie didnt do as well as it could have because wed be seeing a lot more in this theme out there if it had. I had such great hopes, too. Actually, they ought to come out with a new version of the cartoon, although would it be as much fun if we werent able to make fun of the stiff way they talk?
Speed Racer Bedding
The only styles still out there use the white and red of the Mach 5, along with two shades of bright blue in the background. (It looks like an argyle in the set pictured here, but Im sure its supposed to be a checkered flag.) There are a few yellow touches, but thats the basic color scheme.
Grand Prix Twin Comforter
Coordinates with the Warner Brothers sheets below
Came out with the movie
More To Go On The Bed
A couple of different sheet sets and a blanket you could use instead of a comforter or bedspread. Maybe. It might be a bit small for anything other than a toddler size. Oh, but you can easily use the pillows on any size bed one square and one shaped like the Mach 5. Because nothing is cuddlier than a race car, right?
Speed Racer Speed Twin Sheet SetGo Speed Go ThrowSpeed Racer Plush Throw PillowMach 5 Pillow
Most of the above designs focus on blue, blue and more blue. Which is fine, but maybe youd rather use a different color. Simple. Just go with red and white like the Mach 5 or even a little yellow even though thats the color of Xs car, then add in decor items to set the theme. You get a lot more options with different shades of blue and even some black that way.
Love the tire tread in the background
$8.99 at AllPosters
Design based on the original cartoon series
$19.99 at AllPosters
From the movie
Shots of the Mach 5, promotions from the TV show and a few more movie posters
Speed Racer (Mach 5 Car) TV Poster Print Poster PrintSpeed Racer Poster MovieSpeed Racer Mini PosterSpeed Racer Show PosterSpeed Racer Poster Print
Extra Touches for the Room
A few theme specific items like the tin sign of X and a cool car related switch plate that works perfectly with the rest. Oh, and a great decal set that lets you dress up things like drawer fronts or lamp shades.
Go Speed Tin Sign
16?W x 12.75?H
Classic design from the cartoon
Retro Vintage TV Tin Sign
Great shot of our bad guy driver
Mach 5 LampSpeed Racer Pop-Up HamperSpeed Racer 5 pcs Furniture SetSpeed Racer Mach 5 Peel & Stick Giant Wall DecalSpeed Racer Peel & Stick Wall Decals
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