Many couples struggle to find a feminine-masculine balance in home decorating. Today we’re bringing manly decorating ideas that can be used to create the ultimate man cave, or bring more gender equality to girly spaces in the home. Learn how to man-up your home in this post.
The key to modern manly decor is a stark, deep colored space with industrial accents like chrome couch frames and a coffee table on casters. Who needs accessories with the uber-chic architectural touches in this room? The glass elevator and spiral staircase are the only conversation pieces you need.
The ultimate industrial manly window coverings are our 2″ Faux Leather Blinds from Carra. The exposed hardware and chrome cord tassels create a retro feel, with the supple look of leather in black, brown or cream. These are perfect for a library, living room, or steampunk inspired workshop.
Get the masculine look right with perfectly tailored color palates.
Shades of weathered leather with accents of hunter, maroon, and cream will give any room a deep, warm feel. Even more feminine pieces in these shades will retain an overall masculine tone.
This palate of rich mustard, grey and brick will bring a more modern look to a casual space.
Any of the colors above would look great as a focal wall color that can be complimented easily with neutral furniture and accents.
Well-Built Wall Decor
Part of making a man cave feel cozy is connecting to nature. Hunting trophies, faux or real, will never fail to bring a masculine touch.
The offices of Instagram took a new spin on this trend with a moose head coated in matte black paint.
You can also take this look to the extreme with an accent wall full of mounted antlers.
These bachelor pad walls stay fresh with repurposed propellers and a vintage harbor illustration.
A collage of nostalgic sports photos brings masculine charm to a game room, library or living room.
Buttery-soft leather and industrial pieces with a vintage feel are the way to go to achieve a masculine look.
This Double Sided Chesterfield has beautiful, worn-in leather. It will will give you room a one of a kind feel, and will make efficient use of space for large gatherings.
A tripod lamp is where military and engineering meet. This one was used by the British military in WWI before it got a second life. Find out how to make your own.
This bookshelf made from historical railroad ties is macho to the max. Take a look at a all the other awesome furniture that Rail Yard Studios makes. You have to see these coffee tables.
Beef up tiny lamps for your wall with these gun sconces. They’d be great for a gun room, or any space that needs a little edge. \
This fridge looks like an iconic Marshall Amp, but it’s really a 4.4 cubic foot fridge and freezer. You can even crank the temperature up to eleven.
Crank up the volume the old fashioned way with this Gramophone iPhone amplifier.
Bring a throwback feel to any room with these nostalgic Edison bulbs. They’ll give an amber glow under a shade, but mount them as a bare bulb to show off the old-school filaments.
Get All You Need to Create Your Man Space
For more manly decorating ideas check out our Manly Home Picks board on Pinterest, or these other great boards:
Also, check out Man Caves on the DIY Network to see lots of home transformations and custom furniture DIYs.
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