Few things around the home could outdo the pleasure of having your own space to express yourself, house your toys and do just whatever makes you happy.
We have already discussed in our previous article: Man Caves & Why We Need Them that having a man - or lady - cave is not only good for relaxation, it’s practically a necessity for maintaining psychological wellbeing.
Let’s look at the fundamentals of creating your own cave with the likely scenario of a smallish space, garage or shed conversion and limited budget.
For your cave, we suggest some planning to get the most out of your resources. Start by making lists of your Needs, Wants and Things that you already have. Pinterest is awesome for this sort of planning, such an easy way to keep track of your ideas.
Flat screen TV, bar, reclining chairs, pool table, fridge, wifi sound system, home gym, putting green, underfloor heating, spa pool etc.
Start by buying what you can afford then get your DIY hat on and start some projects. Be inspired with our pics or cruise the internet for a never-ending source of inspiration. The rest could go onto the Christmas list or savings plan.
Those things that are taking up space elsewhere, or that you love but others in the household aren’t fond of (this can also be used as leverage to justify having your own cave). That threadbare armchair that fits your shape perfectly, the singing trout your mates gave you for a stag gift, that old beer fridge just begging to be converted into a kegerator…
Whatever you do, make the space yours and get some serious down time relaxation underway.