A man cave is that special place for the guys in the house who sometimes have to get away from everyday problems, grab a beer and just get relaxed. But just how do you go about making a man cave? Is it just a room with a sofa and a few of a guy’s favorite things? Cave designs can be a lot of fun and can even be a well-designed area of the house that is perfect for entertainment.
Does that mean expensive?
Not necessarily! In this day and age, you can find many do-it-yourself ideas that can make all man caves incredible. But be warned: the following are some of the best man cave ideas and they may make your personal space so comfy that you won’t be able to leave it.
A Cheap but Cool Ottoman Idea
A denim upholstered ottoman that can store your magazines, games or even that odd stuff you just leave lying around in your man cave. An ottoman with storage space can be great for storing your stuff. This is an easy ottoman storage container made from fruit crate. All you need to do is spruce up a wooden crate, add a pillow topper that is upholstered in your favorite fabric, and presto, you have a very mod manly looking ottoman to put your feet on.
Wine Barrel Table
A fabulous wine barrel table can make furnishings more masculine looking. Do you live near or around that wonderful wine country? Head out on a road trip and look for a wine barrel. You would be surprised at what you can do with these wonderful barrels. You can turn it into a coffee table by cutting it in half. You can add a metal strap to give the barrel more strength when cutting it.
Wine Bottle Cork Board
A fabulous cork board that every man room should have. This cool accessory gives you a place to hang all of those notes or do it yourself lists your wife or family members give you. Save all your wine bottle corks and glue them to a cardboard or some type of hard backing. Frame your wine cork board and hang it from the walls of your man cave.
Pallet Coffee Table
A modern take on the traditional coffee table: this makes any area stand out. You can make a cool coffee table from pallets: just find a few pallets and create your own using a tutorial. Then just add a coat of paint or varnish which can add a cool eco-friendly piece of furniture to your personal space.
Just Remember to Make Your Furnishing Fit Your Style
When thinking of man caves you need to focus on a certain style. Consider your taste and your hobbies which can help you determine whether you want a music themed man cave, a gaming area or just a mod place to relax. Then after you decide to make a DIY project make sure that your project fits in with the design of your choosing.