Desert Monuments

May 12, 2020

Desert Mural Ideas

Desert scenes offer a variety of interesting rock formations and colorful landscapes that introduce patterns and geometry.

A desert landscape also provides a clean slate for story telling.  So when you want to tell a specific story or scene, a desert background can be a great starting point.

Below are some different ideas on how a desert scene could be created in your child’s room:

Desert Landscapes

Desert landscapes include rock formations that can have interesting colors and patterns, sand dunes that form shapes, and vegetation like a cactus that could form as characters or have a persona.

If your child is a fan of Disney/Pixar Cars, then a desert scene is also a great place to start.  There are a number of terrific settings that can resemble something near Radiator Springs.

Similar Mural Ideas

  • Desert sunset with silhouettes of towering rocks
  • Sand dunes giving way to illusions of shapes


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