5 Things You Need in Your Man Cave (+ A Video Tour of Ours!)

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Since designing Hubby’s man cave last year, it’s been one of our favourite rooms in the house. We have spent many, many nights down here after the kids are in bed relaxing and watching Netflix together. Since last year, my husband has been adding beautiful details to this room like custom LED lighting, so I thought it would be fun to share some of the updates with you, 5 things that I’d recommend having in YOUR man cave, plus a video tour of ours!

Man Cave / Theatre Room Ideas

Welcome to our cave! Ooops – did I say “our”? I meant to say “his”, but I definitely spend a lot of time down here too! Even though this room isn’t quite my style, I really appreciate how sleek and modern it looks and how much work my hubby has put into it to make it his own. We still love our Ozzie sectional from The Brick, and the Klipsch speaker system and 65″ LG smart TV. The combo of the sofa, surround sound and TV make us feel like we never even need to leave our house for date night! Date night in is just as good.

Man Cave / Theatre Room Ideas

After enjoying this space for a year and a half, here are some things we’ve really grown to appreciate and that I think are essentials to any man cave:

1: Comfy Seating

Man Cave / Theatre Room Ideas

A sofa and / or chairs in any theater room or TV room space needs to be comfortable for both laying down and sitting up. Even though this couch looks sleek an modern, it’s comfy enough for a nap.

2: Great Sound

Man Cave / Theatre Room Ideas

A great surround sound system like this one from Klipsch makes you feel like you’re in a large movie theater even though you’re cozy at home!

3: A Spot for Snacks

Man Cave / Theatre Room Ideas

If you have room, an area with a mini fridge and even a wet bar is handy for movie-style snacks and drinks. We also hide candy from the children here.

4: Cool Lighting

Man Cave / Theatre Room Ideas

Anything from dimmable lights to accent LEDs will make your man cave feel moody and special. My husband installs marble & LED features professionally, so he’s had a lot of fun adding some amazing lighting effects to his theater room.

5: Personality

Man Cave / Theatre Room Ideas

It’s always a good idea to put whimsical elements in any space that are unique to your personality. Hubby is a huge fan of Star Trek, Star Wars, video games & Batman, so if you look closely, you can find little homages to these favourites throughout this space.

Here’s a video tour of our Ultra Modern Man Cave:

Now tell me: What would your dream home theater room look like?

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by The Brick. As always, all of the opinions here are my own.


  1. I like your man cave. Can you please share where you purchased the stock cabinets for your snack station? Thanks!

  2. Hang on a second … you said “man cave” and now you are spending as much time as your man down there, what’s going on? ๐Ÿ™‚ … congrats Christina!

    It does seems to be awesome to spend time together and watch movies in that room. I love to do that with my mrs as well… at the moment being impossible having a almost 2 years old baby girl that doesn’t give us any free time at all ๐Ÿ™‚

    I could only dream to have a “man cave” to run after work and distress a little bit … I keep dreaming ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thanks for sharing this! Excellent job, loved it!

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