Fantasy Spaces, Man Caves and More

Get creative with your basement design. Browse pictures of mega man caves and imaginative spins on dens.
By: Virginia Switzer

Photo By: Ken Hayden


A fun ceiling treatment adds a magical touch to this family room. For a basement-friendly option, HGTV designer Lori Dennis uses paint instead of fabric.

Backstage Passes

Create an amazing, multicolored entertainment area where kids can showcase their talents. Design by Hillary Reed Interiors, LLC

Super Football Fan

This basement takes Super Bowl Sunday to the next level. Plush stadium seating and turf flooring create the ultimate NFL viewing room. Browse more man caves at

Fire Truck Drink Station

DIY Network's man cave designers Jason Cameron and Tony Siragusa suggest picking an object (pool table, jukebox, bar) that you like and make it your inspiration for choosing the overall look and color of your man cave. Browse more man caves at

Diners and Drive-Ins

You don't have to leave the house to enjoy a fun-filled family night. Divided into three zones, this 50s-inspired basement features a diner, a game room and a theater.
From: Nancy Leffler Mikulich

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