Upgrade Your Place To Escape
Everyone needs space in their home to escape, relax, and unwind. Your career, relationship, and family will be top of your priority list. However, things can always get hectic, especially around the holidays. Therefore, a room, or structure that’s just for you, is the perfect way to clear your head or focus on something else for an hour or two. A man cave doesn’t need to be and dated concept; you can create an interior that’s full of everything you need to take some time out and give it a stylish and personality-filled edge. If you’ve got any spare time over the festive period; you could take some time and make an effort to plan a space that’s going to make your new year that bit better. Perhaps you already have a room or an outdoor structure; this is the ideal chance to utilize it and change it from somewhere to store old boxes, to somewhere you’ll want to spend time.
It might be a hobby you have that your partner or family have no interest in, a pastime that helps you to refocus and recharge, or you need a place to store and utilize items you use for fun and leisure. Organizing and planning a few things now will ensure that you can head into 2018 feeling like you’ve got somewhere that enhances and enriches your current lifestyle, and you can be the man you want to be. There’ll be the potential to invite your friend over to enjoy hanging out too; nobody is saying you have to be alone the whole time. The following are some tips, inspiration, and ideas for guys who feel like getting their interior design hat on and planning a space that will suit their needs and their style.
A Place To Build And Construct
If your interests lie in carpentry, art, and sculpture, or anything that requires manual and technical work (and enough room); your interior can become a studio space. Forget the idea that you have to be cooped up in a tiny shed down the bottom of your garden. You can embrace your indoor or outdoor interior and create a stylish studio, full of all your equipment and tools. With the holidays just around the corner; now would be the perfect time to ask for gifts that will help to fill your place with all you need. If you’re into construction; a new toolbox could be an ideal gift to find under the tree. Make sure that you have all the information you need when choosing a toolbox
And can point your partner, in the right direction. Make sure you have a smooth and sturdy countertop space; you can utilize any walls for storage, and make a feature out of your equipment.
Taking as much pride in the items you use to create things as you do in the creations themselves will ensure that your man space always has a high-end feel. Invest in a comfortable and adjustable stool so that you’re not bent over your worktop for hours. Great lighting is essential if you’re going to spend much of your evening time in there, and utilize the daylight with large windows, or putting your desk or countertop next to your source of sunlight. If you are using an outside structure; you’ll need to figure out how to get a power source out there safely and effectively so that you can light and heat the environment, and utilize any power tools, equipment, and machinery. Add a sound system or T.V so that the mood is set for your time in there; if you’re sawing or sanding for a few hours, you’ll need your music to guide you through.
A Space To Play
If the last thing that you feel like doing in the evening after a long day at work or during your weekend hours is manual work and construction; your personal space could be focused more on the leisure side of things. You could be into gaming or comic books; if so, it’s time to set up the ultimate room for you to settle down and get stuck into your favorite hobbies and pastimes. Gamers will need a big screen and a comfortable chair. You can add interior style to space with clever storage for your games, decent lighting, and the touches that will ensure you have a great time in there. Mini-fridges can house that cold beer you deserve on a Friday night, and you can have a cupboard containing snacks.
If you’re into comics, records, memorabilia, or any other collections; it’s worth looking into bespoke shelving and storage options. You’ll want to display your items so that you can enjoy them as much as possible without the risk of damage. You also need to consider the right lighting for space; research into how to light your shelving and collectibles so that they reach their potential in your room. If you’re into photography and design; create walls with an impact so that your favorite pieces can be the pride of a place, and everyone can see them as you sit and enjoy music, having a beer, or playing cards together. If the room is aimed to create an environment where you can host games night; make sure that you have enough seating and surface space so that everyone remains comfortable. Your interior design touches will make all the difference to how you and your guests feel in the room; making it less man cave and more house goals.
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