June 12, 2017

Inspiring Man Cave Ideas

Alyssa Cole

The man cave –be it a retreat, a game room, a bar, a hideaway or a trophy room– is a coveted cranny every man wants in his home. When it comes to creating a space that your guy will love, the possibilities are endless!  Let these inspiring spaces serve as your guide to creating a man cave with swagger.

Can you imagine having a hidden passageway leading to the ultimate hangout? It doesn’t get much cooler than this secret door designed by Adam Hunter.


Hidden Passage Way-Mohawk Home Man Cave Ideas- Adam Hunter


Make his space stand out by giving the walls a pick me up! One of our favorite rising trends at Mohawk Home is using laminate on the walls to achieve the look of natural wood. It’s a simple and affordable DIY project that adds a lot of character, too.


Man Cave- Laminate on Walls- Installation- Chip Wade and Mohawk
Get this look by using Mohawk laminate on your walls. Watch as celebrity designer Chip Wade talks about the install process here.


You can also use chalkboard paint to create a larger-than-life scoreboard for his favorite games, like this one from the Royal Fashionist.

Chalkboard Score board- Man Cave Ideas from Mohawk Home


A man cave should be a cool extension of your man’s personality. Whether he is a fisherman at heart or a baseball fanatic, be sure to create a theme that best represents his tastes.


Fishing Wall Display- Man Cave Ideas from Mohawk Home


We love how this man cave blends work and play using a sleek desk and comic book character accents.


Comic Book Character Desk- Man Cave Ideas from Mohawk Home


The ‘drive in theater’ has a whole new meaning. This space by the Weber Design Group is nothing short of AH-MAZING and could double as a rustic man cave for the car lover.


In Home Theater- Man Cave Inspiration from Mohawk Home


There is nothing quite like seeing your favorite team’s name up in lights, even if it is from the comfort of your own home. This room is what man cave dreams are made of–mixing baseball and old school arcade games for a space that is as stylish as it is fun.


Baseball Lover- Man Cave Inspiration from Mohawk Home


Don’t forget to designate an area for a Mad-Men style bar cart to hold his favorite glasses and drinks.


Bar Cart- Man Cave Ideas from Mohawk Home


Now that you’re feeling inspired, use this list of man cave essentials as you’re shopping:

  • Oversized recliner
  • High-def TV/Surround sound speakers
  • Extra seating
  • Fridge (or mini version if space is limited)
  • Snack bar
  • Personal touches (movie posters, sports memorabilia, comics, favorite games, old photos, treasured possessions)
Man Cave Ideas- Mohawk Home
Shop: Mohawk Home’s Huxley Fresno area rug from Overstock.com (pictured above)


Is there anything we missed that is a must-have on your man cave list? Let us know in the comments below!



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