Bachelor Pad.

Joined Jan 12, 2004
I'm going to take a look at this Nacuzzi sectional in a mustard  microfiber from craigslist this afternoon.

Joined Jul 23, 2005
be careful with sectionals... they can really overwhelm a room if not done right. but that one looks pretty clean/modern.
Joined Jan 22, 2008
*wait for someone to recommend the wing poster

but I would like to rent a studio in miami, but I dont think Ill have a place that clean until Im done with school (architecture)
Joined Dec 11, 2007
Originally Posted by SkunkInDunks

The furnishing your apartment thread lead to some great bachelor pad tips and ideas. I think this could be a great thread with tons of tips, pictures and
suggestions for designing a killer apartment.

I'm considering this gray West Elm sectional.

Joined Apr 1, 2009
I'm going to be moving out this year. but wont have enough money for nice furniture and stuff.
so me and the people I'm moving in with are going to hit up relatives and friends for stuff they don't want anymore
Joined Nov 23, 2009
That's a great couch OP love the color

I'm still in school but I'll be getting a job after this semester and I've been looking at options myself - General ideas for colors that go well together, you can fudge with the settings as well to some degree. Good to get the ideas floating

"The EX" Knife Holder -

Vinturi Wine Decanter -

Vizio 72-inch XVT Pro HD3dHDTV or a comparable size regular HDTV

BN Nook - Kindle etc

These are just a few examples of what I would have in my apartment, but this would be way too long if I got into furniture and all that.
Joined Feb 27, 2006

Baarcelona chair is really nice...they have one at the New Era store in NYC if you wanna see it in person
Joined Nov 5, 2007
"Like everyone else, I had become a
slave to the IKEA nesting instinct.
If I saw something like clever coffee
table sin the shape of a yin and yang,
I had to have it. I would flip through
catalogs and wonder, "What kind of dining
set defines me as a person?" We used to
read pornography. Now it was the Horchow
Collection. I had it all. Even the glass
dishes with tiny bubbles and imperfections,
proof they were crafted by the honest,
simple, hard-working indigenous peoples of
Joined Jan 4, 2008
I love warm colors, mostly Spanish/Mediterranean style. I thought I share this one house because it's the colors that make me feel like home.

Joined Aug 2, 2006
I still have a bit of remodeling and finishing to do around the house, but I'll post pics of what I have on my computer right now, and take more when I get back home this afternoon. I like where this thread is heading: "dressing better thread for your home". The only thing with the pics posted from the blogs is that they are of bachelor pads for people who can afford/find enormous living spaces.

These RL towels are
. Gets you the comfort of a big, soft, plush towel, plus some extra impressive factor of having a familiar name on the tag. They had a sale on them in a recently at Macy's and Neiman's:

Say what you want about the RL teddy pillows, but girls tend to like them. I used to have the bed sheet, too, but that was OD. The rest of the sheets and duvet are RL, but a little bit more grown up. May eventually remove the teddy pillows all together and just put them on my sofa because I have one of those RL throw blankets with the teddy embroidered in the corner thrown over the back of it.

The mattress is important, too. I used to have one of those cheap Ikea mattresses... thing would make my back hurt like no other if I slept too long, but it worked for ~$50. My new mattress was ~$1,000, but it's Sealy and has a thick memory foam top to it. I have a set of feather pillows (the new ones) and a set of firmer pillows (the teddy ones) so I can have a balance that can help with sitting up against the back/wall. There's nothing better to keep a girl coming back than knowing that she can feel good in your bed even when you're not on top of her.
Joined Aug 2, 2006
VCR's are virtually obsolete. Even a solely DVD-based player is kind of useless. I have a PS3 in my living room and a computer hooked up to the TV in my bedroom.
Joined Dec 9, 2006
Anybody ever buy CB2 products? I'm looking at some of their stemware and barware, and it's definitely a decent price, just wondering about the quality?

Joined Mar 5, 2008
Originally Posted by FromThaTown

I love warm colors, mostly Spanish/Mediterranean style. I thought I share this one house because it's the colors that make me feel like home.

This man knows whats up. And I wouldn't suggest fake plants. They just seem cheap to me.
Joined Sep 24, 2009
lots of good info in this thread.

another thing i suggest is lots of candles. women loooooovvvveee scented candles....
Joined Apr 3, 2004
Hoping this thread stays going until I move into my new place in a few months...Right now I'm in a house with 4 other dudes, so its hard to really express myself if you know what I mean.
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