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6 Best Man Cave Ideas: Furniture Checklist

by Great American Home Store

man designing man cave

At a Glance:

What is a Man Cave?

Man Cave Ideas: How to Style Your Man Cave

Man Cave Ideas: Essential Man Cave Furniture

Why Trust Us?

Gathering with friends to cheer on your favorite sports team is fun. But game nights become even better when hosted in a state-of-the-art man cave. If your basement needs an upgrade, find everything you need at The Great American Home Store. Create the perfect setting for a guys' night, including leather sofas, comfy recliners, and stylish decor.

What is a Man Cave?

group of men hanging out in a man cave

A man cave is a getaway within your home. It is a place for men to relax, hang out with friends, and enjoy their favorite hobbies away from their families. Choosing comfortable and functional man cave furniture is essential in creating a cozy and personalized vibe for your space.

Your man cave is a place to display your style and tastes. Instead of following the aesthetics of the rest of your home or choosing pieces that are convenient for your family, your man cave is an opportunity to pick furniture and decor you genuinely love.

Man Cave Ideas: How to Style Your Man Cave

When you're looking for small man cave ideas or man cave design ideas for a large space, here are three steps to consider when creating your space.

Step one: Choose a design style. Get inspiration from your favorite places to visit. For example, create a retro-inspired man cave using classic finishes like leather and bright colors reminiscent of old-school arcades or diners. Or go for a more high-end look with reclaimed wood, overstuffed sofas, and masculine accessories.

Step two: Select your furniture. There are several essential pieces to consider when choosing furniture for your basement man cave ideas. You need a place to sit, somewhere to display a TV, and organization options. Visit your favorite furniture showroom to browse a wide selection of pieces that align with your design style.

Step three: Decorate the man cave. You and your friends will spend a lot of time in your newly designed man cave. Make it welcoming and personalized to your taste by choosing from these man cave decor ideas.

  • Sports collectibles
  • Abstract art
  • Cheeky figurines
  • Deep rich colors

Decorating is also an opportunity to incorporate some of your DIY man cave ideas with accessories. For example, for man cave bar ideas, use stencils to paint the logos of your favorite sports teams on the wall or build a one-of-a-kind man cave bar out of spare materials in the garage.

Man Cave Ideas: Essential Man Cave Furniture

Now that you have the foundation for your man cave inspiration, it's time to add furniture. A man cave wouldn't be a man cave without powered recliners, plush sofas, barstools, and more to complete the space.

Man Cave Ideas: Storage Solutions

Keep your favorite knickknacks neat and tidy with the help of a consul or storage credenza. Large units are ideal for holding flatscreen TVs. While underneath, storage helps you stay organized and protect your belongings. Use shelves and drawers to house gaming consoles, collectibles items, movies, and more.

Related: Home Organization Ideas: Bookcase Guide

Furniture Source International Knoll Long Media Console

 Furniture Source International Knoll Long Media Console

Put a massive flat screen on display with this uniquely crafted console. Designed to have a weathered look, carved details are masterfully embedded into each door. This piece has an old-world vibe reminiscent of cigar bars and lounges. Enjoy the charm of reclaimed wood in this expertly designed TV hutch.

In addition, there is plenty of storage space in this unit with six shelving compartments. So keep your video games, accessories, and books organized and away from dust. Just because it's the man cave doesn't mean it should be messy or cluttered! Adding unique storage pieces like this wood console is a great way to maintain a masculine vibe while protecting treasured collectibles from damage.

Man Cave Ideas: Sofas and Recliners

Hanging out in the man cave is about relaxing and having fun with friends. Therefore, it is essential to have a comfortable place for everyone to sit and laugh. Popular choices for men's cave couches are sectionals, leather sofas, and recliners. Check out this list of top-rated couches and lounge chairs.

Related: The Ideal Types of Living Room Chairs

Leather Italia Bohemian Chestnut Leather 5 piece Sectional Sofa

 Leather Italia Bohemian Chestnut Leather 5 piece Sectional Sofa

No man cave is complete without a comfortable leather sectional. The deep chestnut coloring is perfectly suited for a lounge space. This beautiful sectional has room for everyone and comfortably seats five people. It is the perfect place to watch a big sports event or grind on your favorite gaming console.

In addition, this leather sectional sofa is crafted to withstand the stresses of everyday life. Wide, blocked feet offer superior support, and coils and wire suspend the cushions to prevent sagging. As a result, this man cave sectional is an excellent investment that will last for years of fun and camaraderie.

Leather Italia Cooper Leather Sofa

Leather Italia Cooper Leather Sofa

Get the luxury feel of a leather sofa in this space-efficient man cave couch. Extra wide cushions are perfect for relaxing after a long day at work. The flat armrests double as end tables and conveniently rest a drink, book, or gaming controller.

This leather couch is upholstered in beautiful top-grain leather. The brown fabric has red undertones that make this piece look rich and expensive. As a result, the Italia Cooper leather sofa is a stylish choice for man cave furniture.

Man Cave Ideas: Home Accents

Fill empty space in your man cave with functional home accents. Top choices for decorative furniture and man caves include

  • Coffee, tables, and end tables
  • Wall art
  • Statues and figurines
  • Collectibles

The Great American Home Store has everything you need to decorate your man cave. These highly recommended items will give your room a sophisticated touch.

Furniture Source International Aldy Farmhouse Coffee Table

 Furniture Source International Aldy Farmhouse Coffee Table

A wooden coffee table is the perfect place to sit down for drinks and snacks. This coffee table has a distressed look with intricate deal detailing's that make it look handmade. The wood is roughly stained with a deep espresso color, leaving the natural red tones of reclaimed wood peeking through.

In addition, this wood table is designed to be extra durable. It has thick wide set feet to keep the table level. So, whether you use it to prop up your feet or keep an extra beer ready to go, this table is built to last.

Bonus: This table's rustic design perfectly matches the Knoll Media Console!

Related: How to Master Rustic Interior Design

Artists Guild of America Stoic 40" x 50" Gallery Wrap

Artists Guild of America Stoic 40" x 50" Gallery Wrap

Set your man cave apart with beautiful wall decorations. For example, this oversized painting depicts a stunning stallion. Hues of brown, black, and blue are blended to create a muted realism that is perfect for the modern cowboy.

Hang this painting over a chestnut leather sofa to create a masculine yet sophisticated man cave design.

Uma Home Set of 3 Monkey Musicians

Uma Home Set of 3 Monkey Musicians

Jazz up your man cave with these quirky monkey statues. Each figurine is playing a different musical instrument creating an artistic trio. Use these statues to liven up your coffee table or TV console. The gold finishes give an expensive flair and will be an unexpected addition to your man cave.

Is it your turn to host game night? Are all your buddies coming over to watch the playoffs? A man cave is a perfect solution to relax with friends without worrying about being interrupted by kids and wives.

Build your own private oasis filled with the furniture you love. Remember that bulky recliner that was too big for the living room? Put it in the man cave! After a long day of work, you deserve a space to unwind filled with stylish furnishings that were hand selected for your preferences.

So, stop down and visit The Great American Home Store Showroom to test out the best man cave furniture. With fast delivery and special financing offers, your dream man cave will be ready in no time!

Why Trust Great American Home Store?

Boasting the largest selection of in-stock home furnishings in the Mid-South, the Great American Home Store is your one-stop shop to find all the furniture and décor items your home needs. Our buying team is constantly searching across the globe for the next hot style in home fashion products. We go to several markets a year comparison-shopping to ensure you'll be able to find everything from formal living to casual comfort at the lowest prices. Since our business is backed by the manufacturer, we can promise that we bring you all your furniture needs at prices that are far below our competitors'.

At the Great American Home Store, we also understand the importance of offering a vast selection for any-size budget. We offer many flexible financing options with approved credit so that you can find the perfect furnishings to reflect your unique style.

Shop Furniture at Great American Home Store

The home of your dreams is closer than you think. Shop furniture online or visit us today at one of our furniture stores in Memphis, TN and the Mid-South. Check out our website to shop local furniture sales and subscribe to our email list to be the first to learn about our special offers. Our experts at Great American Home Store are always happy to help you find more inspiration for your man cave ideas — whether you call us at 800-260-4898 or use our online chat feature. Contact us today!

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