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How to Create a Man Cave

Deemed to be born of out necessity, the Man Cave is the perfect getaway for the man of the house. When it comes to dealing with stress it seems that men tend to fare better when they have a place to go and withdraw from everyday life. Having a room you can escape to is not only great for your health, but it gives you a room to hang with the guys during poker night. Either way, like the Lady Lair, this type of personal refuge is achievable. So start planning and use these four tips to help create your ultimate Man Cave.

A Cave Concept
First you’ll have to think about what you want out of your Man Cave. It can differ for every man so pick what you prefer from a Man Cave. Do you want to watch sports with the guys, get a flat screen and build a small bar. What about poker night? Easy, set up a killer poker table to sit around along with an awesome stereo system to blast music from. You can use this space however you want, so think long and hard about your cave concept. Also, it’s fairly popular for Man Caves to have themes. From the classic sports bar to the noir themed theater choose the concept/theme that you’ll continue to enjoy in the future.

Pick a Statement Piece for the Room
Many Man Caves have a statement piece that sets the standard for the room. It becomes direct inspiration for the overall look and design of the room. Usually it’s something unique, like a jukebox or a piece of art. However, don’t be afraid to pick pieces like a pool or poker table. These can be just as interesting as a unique statement piece. Feel free to experiment by visualizing what would work best in your space and with your concept/theme. You’d be surprised how well a single piece of furniture can pull together a room and create the perfect atmosphere.

Decorate Your Cave But Add Personal Touches
After finding your statement piece and deciding on your cave concept it’s now time to decorate your Man Cave. It’s important to stay within the theme of your Man Cave so that the concept is fully achieved. However, don’t forget to add those personal touches when decorating your Man Cave. This is what will set you Man Cave apart from others as well as make it special for you.

Reap the Rewards of Your Man Cave
Once the decorating is done that means you can reap the rewards of you very own Man Cave. So sit back and enjoy your personal sanctuary. Whether your hanging with the guys or just watching the game, be sure to enjoy the space!