Dapper Man Cave: Tips for Creating a Stylish and Modern Den

Hello!  Today I’m bringing you a guest blog post written by Amy Spagnola for LuxeDecor.  If you aren’t familiar with LuxeDecor, they are an online showroom that carries furniture, lighting, rugs, and home décor from tons of different brands.  Today they will give us tips on creating a stylish and modern man cave!

An escape from the household and a place to bask in glorious solitude, a man cave is symbolic of freedom and fun. Often consisting of toys, electronics and sports gear, a man cave is a place for guys to relax and recharge. Whether you create a business-minded space or a recording studio hideaway, there are plenty of options for mastering the art of the man cave.

Looking to create a guy-centric space? Here are a few design ideas.

Leather-Sofa

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A classic and refined man cave is perfect for the consummate mountaineer or the dedicated ski buff. Furnishings, like a leather club chair and sofa, offer a spot for watching football games or escaping with electronics. A bit of recreation minded décor like cross-country skis or fishing poles is enough to give this space character and a bit of rugged edge.

Man-Cave

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A relaxing and stylish man kingdom likely includes beloved sports or music collectibles. For the artistic guy, a space filled with framed records and sheet music is inspiring and uplifting. Neutral leather armchairs, a large cabinet and a woodsy ottoman finish off this calm and cool manly lair.

Den

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A hip and trendy space makes the perfect spot for a gentleman’s hideout. A rolling coffee table, metal bookshelves and a leather accent chair make this loft-like space feel comfortable and timeless. A few architecture books, abstract wall art and an alligator skull add a dash of macho swagger.

Manly-office

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A man cave doesn’t have to be decorated with bikini clad girl posters and beer souvenirs. While arcade games and alcohol might be the staples of a fun-focused man cave, a simple and luxury office works well as a classy guy retreat.  Perfect for those seeking a solitary hangout, a stately office is practical and functional. A large leather executive chair, sleek wooden desk and large framed trail map give this spot a sophisticated sensibility.

Rustic_Den

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For those nights of poker or pigskin, this space is perfectly outfitted for a boys club meeting. A pedestal cocktail table takes center stage in this tough and testosterone fueled space.  Classic rich brown leather chairs and a large sofa offer a spot for cheering on the home team.

Thanks again to Amy Spagnola and LuxeDecor for these great tips on creating a stylish and modern man cave!  If you need assistance creating a relaxing man cave, a comfortable den, or a rustic home office, please contact me here.

Thanks for reading!

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