Touchdown! 11 Winning Football Rooms for Fans of All Ages

If you or someone else in your home loves the game of football, you’ll adore these football-themed rooms. From nurseries for the tiniest fans to a home theater complete with a swiveling platform, the game of football is front and center in these sports-focused spaces. If you want to dedicate a room in your own home to football but don’t know where to start, first consider incorporating the colors of your favorite team. Whether you choose to paint an entire room or just focus on a highlight wall, color is an important factor in setting the tone. Then mix in such memorabilia as signed jerseys, footballs, helmets, pennants, or even trophies, and you'll be well on your way to a unique living space. Take the idea even further with NFL-themed bedding or accents such as lamps, chairs, or area rugs. And if you really want to make a statement, check out NFL-field-style wall-to-wall carpet, complete with yard line markings! Your home can reflect your enthusiasm for the sport, whether your thing is college ball or the NFL. For inspiration, take a look at how these homeowners have created colorful shrines to their favorite sport and team. Maybe you’ll pick up a few tips for your own playbook!

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  1. Chicago Bears Boy's Room


    Here’s the perfect room for a football-crazed young child or teenager. The focus is on bold team colors, and it works. A framed jersey, murals, and two prints highlight a favorite player, while the Chicago Bears logo adorns cushions and a beanbag chair.

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  2. Steelers Nursery


    How cute is this? The bold Pittsburgh Steelers black-and-gold color scheme makes this nursery a real winner and will grab the attention of even the smallest fan. The dark wood furniture sets off the rich wall colors, while the Pittsburgh Steelers crib bedding and window treatments provide eye-catching accents.

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  3. Notre Dame Home Theater


    Relive the experience of attending a Notre Dame football game from the comfort of your own luxurious home theater. From the plush blue-and-gold carpet to the wrap-around stadium mural and multilevel Fighting Irish seats, this room is a testament to the love of U.S. college ball.

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  4. Pittsburgh Steelers Den


    Here’s a great example of a quick and simple way to transform a den or family room into a football-themed retreat. As the gold-and-white paint job, accent pillows, framed artwork, and ceiling fan make clear—Steelers parking only!

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  5. Buckeye Basement


    This cozy basement is a perfect place to catch the game—as long as you’re rooting for the Buckeyes, that is. Dramatic scarlet upper walls are complemented by the light gray floor and lower walls, keeping the room a bright celebration of the team colors, while the large Ohio State logo reminds visitors who to cheer for!

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  6. Baby's First Football


    This football-themed nursery may be just what this little tyke needs to learn to love the sport as much as his parents do. In this case, Mom is an NFL reporter, and Dad is a big Vikings fan. The personalized name art, as well as the sports ball hooks and chalkboard, leave no doubt that football will be a part of this baby’s first years.

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  7. College Student Bedroom


    Do you know a college student who’s also a football fan? This young adult bedroom includes many features a college-aged guy is sure to love. From the textured football lamp base to the vintage football art and memorabilia, this room has it all.

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  8. NFL Fan Cave Extraordinaire


    This amazing football-themed basement has a unique turntable viewing platform so guests can watch the big screen on one wall or keep an eye on what's happening in the game room. Gridiron-style carpet, framed jerseys, and a row of old stadium seats make this room memorable for football fans of all sizes.

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  9. Multipurpose Football Room


    This multifunctional room could work as a gym, playroom, office, or meeting room, but one thing is clear—it’s all about football! Featuring brick-style stadium wallpaper and a life-size football mural, this fun room provides a cheerful space for those who love the pigskin. 

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  10. Packerplex Living Room


    Why decorate just one room in a football theme when you can do the whole house? The Packerplex is a rental home across from Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers. Fans can hang out in this living room, enjoying the scoreboard-framed flat-screen TV as they mingle on the custom Green Bay carpet.

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  11. Packer Powder Room


    Do you want your powder room decor to honor your favorite football team, but you're wondering how to do it in such a small space? Start with a light, neutral paint to help the room appear larger, and then hang a themed wallpaper border to bring the room together. Show your spirit with small accents, like the towels and shower curtain, that feature your team's logo.

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