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5 Themes to Consider for Your Man Cave

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Do you really need a theme for your Man Cave? Well, probably not. We mean, it’s just a place to hang out with your friends, drink some beer, and watch sports. So really, all you need is a television, a refrigerator, and some kind of seating arrangement…

Watching Football in Man Cave

But c’mon, that would be boring. You need some pizzaz, some excitement in your Man Cave. You want anyone who enters your Man Cave to feel like they never want to leave. Or, at least leave when the last game has ended or your spouse insists that they leave, whichever comes first.

And a theme will provide personality to your Man Cave. And it doesn’t have to be your personality, but one that you wish you could embody. So, what should your Man Cave theme encompass? Well, it can be anything, but for starters, you may want to review this article on the Top 10 Man Cave Themes.

Obviously, a sports theme is one of the more popular themes and some sports enthusiasts will choose a general sports theme…

Soccer Man Cave Room

Or even more personal, like a favorite sports team…

Chicago Cubs Man Cave

But we don’t necessarily think your Man Cave should focus on one particular theme. Rather, it can consist of a combination of themes, such as sports combined with a movie theme combined with an animal-focused theme. And we feel the easiest way to accomplish this is plastering your walls with décor, such as a classic movie poster, classic sports photo, and a wall-mounted animal sculpture.

Nonetheless, here are our suggestions, in no particular order of ranking, of five possible themes for your Man Cave…

Barbershop

Really? You’re asking yourself – “Why the heck would I want to turn my Man Cave into a Barbershop? I don’t even like getting my hair cut.” But here us out. Your Man Cave would be unique. In fact, you could possibly be the only person in the universe with a Barbershop Man Cave. Seriously, do a google search and all you will find are actual barbershops with a Man Cave atmosphere. Hey, we wish we came up with that idea, as well as Top Golf.

So, what should you include in your Barbershop Man Cave? Well, first off, you will need a barbershop chair, which actually is more comfortable than you may think. C’mon, haven’t you fallen asleep while getting your hair cut…

Barbershop Chair for your Man Cave

It has a wide seat, it reclines, and as described, “This unique barber chair is the ultimate symbol of strength and renewal.” It’s expensive, but you can also consider a similar less expensive Barbershop Chair  or an even less expensive Barbershop Chair . And if you want to recoup your costs, you can turn your Man Cave into a combination bar/barbershop. But you’ll have to add a Wall-Mounted Rotating Barbershop Light…

Barbershop Rotating LED Light

And this Barbershop Sign…

Barber Shop LED Double-Sided Sign for your Man Cave bar

And finally, this Vintage Barbershop Wall Canvas would further enhance the barber shop theme…

vintage old school barber shop photo

Why? Because it’s a black and white photo of an old school barbershop. You know, the type of barbershop that costs about $15 for a haircut from a barber whose been cutting hair for sixty years. He wraps the hot towel around your face and shaves the back of your neck with a straight blade without flinching.

Speakeasy

Speakeasy? Prohibition? In order for your Man Cave to officially qualify as a Speakeasy, it has to be hidden such that the authorities who were enforcing the prohibition laws back in the day could not locate such an establishment. Hence, you need a Secret Bookcase Door…

Turn your Man Cave into a Speakeasy with Secret Hidden Bookcase door

Honestly, this is a must for your Man Cave if your Man Cave consists of a separate room in your basement. Or if your Man Cave is your entire basement but there are separate rooms. At least one room should have a secret entrance so that you can hide for an entire day. Yeah, nobody will know the bookcase is an actual door. And this requires installation, probably not by you, unless your Dad is a television repairman and has an “ultimate set of tools.” Options include a locking system, such as a simple keypad or one with a biometric fingerprint access controller.  Or, you could install a video intercom system. Otherwise, how about a Sliding Barn Door to hide your speakeasy. You can install it in one hour.

Secondly, you need a sign pointing to the entrance of your Speakeasy…

Entrance to Speakeasy Sign

Well, the only problem is the sign would probably tip off those folks who were actually enforcing prohibition, like maybe your spouse. Still, you could hang it on the outside but then it’s no longer a secret Man Cave. We think you should put it inside your Man Cave pointed at the door, although it may be confusing to your patrons, uh, we mean friends, because technically it’s pointing to the exit. Okay, who cares. Oh, and speaking of Probation, you should consider this vintage wall art of the Night Prohibition Ended…

Night Prohibition Ended Wall Art

This is mandatory for your Man Cave. Hey, it even specifically states that it is great décor for your Man Cave. Okay, now you have to buy it. Seriously, why not have a picture of folks in a Speakeasy celebrating the repealing of the Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which lasted thirteen years. A substantial amount of your adult life without having easy access to alcohol. Of course, there were Speakeasy’s or you could have moved to New York, which refused to enforce prohibition. Or you can consider hanging a We Want Beer Photo on of your Man Cave walls. And we also suggest including this Vintage Prohibition Sign in your Man Cave…

Vintage Prohibition Sign

Finally, you can consider hanging this Agents Pour Liquor Photo on one of your Man Cave, we mean Speakeasy’s, wall…

Agents Pour Liquor Wall Art Speakeasy

Why? Because it will remind you how tough our forefathers had it during the prohibition period that lasted about thirteen long years. In fact, this photo reminds us of this particular scene from Animal House…

During prohibition, when beer was not easily accessible, you had to essentially produce your own liquor or go to a Speakeasy. But fortunately, on December 5, 1933, the 21stAmendment was ratified, which repealed the infamous 18th Amendment that prohibited the sale of alcohol, and guess what? It made many folks happy again.

Tiki

You can go full Tiki and get a Tiki bar, or just add some accessories to give your Man Cave some Tiki flavor. We prefer the latter, as an actual Tiki Bar is more suited for an outdoor tropical environment, and if you’re living in Minnesota, you can forget about that.

So, if you’re not going to put a Tiki Bar in your Man Cave, then a sign is the next best thing. And this is a pretty cool sign for your Man Cave. So, enjoy sipping a Mai Thai next to or underneath it…

tiki lounge neon sign

Again, no need to go full Tiki, you can just add some Tiki-ness. So, consider this Tiki God Kanaloa End Table…

Tiki God Kanaloa Side Table

Yeah, you can put this side table poolside but we think it would be better suited in your Man Cave, regardless of how much Tiki-ness your Man Cave has. Yes, apparently Tiki-ness is a word. Google it.

And if you’re looking to add some more Hawaiian flavor to your Man Cave, consider this 31’ tall Moai Haku Pani Sculpture for good luck, or is it bad luck. Wasn’t there a Brady Bunch episode where they went to Hawaii and found a Tiki idol and it brought them bad luck? Ah, it wouldn’t matter until your team starts losing multiple games in a row…

Tiki Sculpture

As described, it’s “Sculpted with toothy grins, expressive eyes and wide noses, our over two and a half foot tall statue mimics the original native, rough-hewn carvings.” And “This tiki god knows how to party!” What more do you want.

Oh, and some Tiki wall décor is a must, such as these Hand Crafted Floral Painted Tiki Masks…

Hand Crafted Floral Painted Tiki Masks for Man Cave bar decor

Or, this colorful Tropical Scarlet Macaws Wall Sculpture, which will add even more Tiki-Niss to your Man Cave…

Scarlet Macaws Wall Sculpture

Finally, you’ll need some Tiki glassware for your Man Cave. You know, so you can enjoy those Mai Tai’s while you watch re-runs of Magnum P.I. in your Man Cave…

Tiki Glass Set

Or, if you’re a Star Wars guy, then this Chewbacca Tiki Mug is a must-have…

Chewbacca aka Chewie Tiki Mug

You know, Chewbacca, or Chewie for short, is a Wookiee from Kashyyyk. Yes, that’s three Y’s. We’re still amazed at how Chewie, at 7’ 5’ tall and with girth, never gets hit by a bullet. And we always wished that Chewie would’ve body-slammed Jar Jar Binks.

Nautical/Oceanic

This is the combo theme, since they’re essentially related to each other. For the record, Nautical relates to sailors or navigation and Oceanic relates to the ocean, which is slightly broader than Nautical. Anyway, we again don’t necessarily think you need to encompass your entire Man Cave with this combo theme, but rather, you can include certain products to create the aura of a Nautical/Oceanic Man Cave.

For starters, you will need at least one side table, and this particular one will provide “a sense of nautical touch to your home without going into the ocean.” We like that, because it’s far safer in your Man Cave.

Nautical Ship Wheel Table

And if you want to take up a notch, you can add this vintage boat décor, which we think can be used for liquor/barware storage. C’mon, your 10 year old Pappy would be the focal point situated in the top shelf of this nautical storage unit…

Wood Boat Shelf

Or, if you need storage for your liquor collection and you want to keep it hidden, then you can consider this Tabletop Globe Wine Bar Stand, which is “crafted of a nautical chart…”

tabletop globe wine bar stand

And If you want to further accent your Man Cave with a Nautical/Oceanic feel, this Handcrafted Wooden Ship Wheel is ideal for those who love sailing and nautical wall art or just want to add something unique. It comes in several different sizes and numerous colors.

Handcrafted Wooden Ship Wheel

Oh, and you can’t go wrong with this premium mahogany crafted nautical ship’s wheel world clock. The clever design, finish and the eye-catching shape will make this a great clock to put in your Man Cave.

premium mahogany nautical wall clock

You can show off your style with this attractive wall art clock. It’s battery operated quality quartz sweep movement with quiet tick makes it almost silent. So you’ll have no problem getting in that afternoon nap after a long of doing nothing but watching football in your Man Cave. Or how about the unique Full Moon Ocean Whiskey Barrel Lid Wall Sign. Made from authentic reclaimed whiskey barrel lids right from Kentucky and Tennessee distilleries.

Finally, what about a shark for your Man Cave, because since you’ve seen Jaws, anytime you enter water, even a swimming pool, you’ve had an inherent fear of sharks. But this would look cool mounted on your wall.

And you can tell your inebriated guests how you fought for hours catching it. Okay, if you want a refresher course (think Fletch) on Sharks, check out National Geographic’s Sharks 101 video…

And here are 8 Reasons Sharks as So Misunderstood. So, consider this Shark Oil Painting Canvas…

Shark Catching Fish Canvas

Vegas, Baby

And last but not least, the Vegas theme. Why? Well, because it’s Vegas, and as much as you deserve a Man Cave, you deserve an annual foray to Vegas with your friends. And if you can’t swing it, or your spouse kiboshed the idea, then just add some Vegas flair to your Man Cave.

First, and the easiest way to ad that Vegas pop, is to include the Iconic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada” sign in your Man Cave…

Welcome to Vegas Sign

We also recommend searching Ebay for a used slot machine. According to the Las Vegas Gaming Commission, there are more than 160,000 slot machines in Vegas. And not surprisingly, that is the most slot machines located in one city in the entire world. Hey, even at the airport you’ll see those desperate folks (and we’re not judging) pulling the lever of the one-arm bandits hoping to hit the jackpot before the head back to middle America.

In addition to a slot machine, you can add a casino grade precision Roulette Wheel to your Man Cave, which is the ultimate game of chance. We mean, it’s like flipping a coin.

Roulette Wheel

But, at the very least, you’ll need a Poker Table to create that gambling atmosphere of Vegas. Or, consider a Craps Table.

Poker Table

Why? Because if you like to gamble a bit, and there’s nothing wrong with that, then you probably played some poker during your lifetime. And what’s better than playing poker with your buddies while you watch football. That’s essentially what you do in Vegas. Well, maybe you do some other things that shouldn’t be mentioned, c’mon, you know the saying, “What happens in….”

And if you don’t have the space or choose not to include a poker table in your Man Cave, then simply add this Poker Game Acrylic Wall Art…

Poker Royal Flash Game Chips Print Glass wall art

And speaking of wall décor, how about this framed photo of the Rat Pack…

rat pack photo

Who comprised the Rat Pack, you ask? Ah, just google it if you don’t know. And finally, you can’t have Vegasism (is that even a word?) in your Man Cave without including some type of homage to The King (and Ann-Margret)…

viva Las Vegas poster with Elvis Presley and Ann-Margret

Final Thoughts

We don’t think it’s necessary for your Man Cave to have a theme unless you’re fanatical about something specific and want to display it your family and friends. It’s optional, like everything else in life, except maybe death and taxes, unless you’re a Vampire or Wesley Snipes. Still, you can install a multi-combination of themes by adding various products throughout your Man Cave. Hey, at the end of the day, you just want to sit back in your leather recliner, enjoy a Cerveza, and watch a football game without be interrupted. Amen to that.

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