Bachelor Pad Essentials 101
Let’s take a course in all that you need to (A) impress the woman your eyes are on or (B) how to be the “man” and the envy of all your friends. So you’re a bachelor, never been married? A gentleman doesn’t kiss and tell, but he always keeps it stylish and sophisticated starting with what’s in his home and the cleanliness inside. You may be thinking already, ‘my place is spot on,’ when really it never dawned on you the reason she really left and didn’t come back or return your call. Your interior says many things about the man behind this stereotypical and mysterious title, bachelor. There are a few things you should have to maintain the “bachelor pad” of your dreams, the one she doesn’t wanna leave, but don’t get too comfortable girl, the boys are coming over for a fellas’ night. It’s the perfect place for your lifestyle and everybody is in. Grab your cigar and whiskey and get ready to go to school.
Scented Candles and/or Wall plugs – Bath and Body Works/Amazon
Honestly, you can find scented candles for men in several places but just for an example, Bath and Body Works will do. You could just create a vibe with incense! That’ll work too, but here, there are all sorts of men’s fragrances from lotions and body butters. Don’t forget to keep the bachelor pad fresh and not smelling like a garbage can. That’s not cute! They offer a hardy scent called, Mahogany Teakwood, exactly what you’re looking for. It’s woody, with a blend of mahogany, black teakwood, and lavender; so that means it’s relaxing and calm. Besides, the candles are sexy and romantic. Thank me later.
Savannah 8 Foot Pool Table – Cherry Mahogany – Ozone Billiards
Of course, you don’t just have a man cave, you have an entire pad you can enjoy with the boys, and why not add some pool into the equation. Not to mention, a pool table can come in handy for other recreational activities too! *wink wink* It’s nothing like a good game of pool on a Friday night, hanging with the fellas after a long week!
Bar – Target
Every bachelor pad has to be bar ready! You can’t even call yourself a bachelor and no whiskey, wine, or margarita mix. This is good for the lady or the boys. She’ll appreciate a nice evening in, you being the bartender, and hooking her up with a drink of her liking. The boys may take a jack and coke and you want to be ready for all things possible as a “bachelor” brothas! If you have basement space, this could go hand and hand with the pool table downstairs. You can find many, but this Target special is an example you can order online.
Keurig – Target
Even if you’re not a Target shopper or even a Keurig user, you should still have a coffee maker from somewhere in your pad. Having a look into helpful websites like Greatcoffeebrewers.com to find the best machine for your coffee requirements can save you money and find you the best machine possible. You might not even be a coffee drinker, but it’s fancy as a man to have a durable and equipped coffee or tea maker for a special someone or even a one night stand. Let’s keep it real, after some good “wake me up” you can send her on her way with some “wake me up!” She’ll appreciate it and remember how you made her feel in more ways than one.
Storage Pillows and such- Mimish Designs
There are so many styles to choose from, and places too, but you’ll never find a pillow or beanbag that you can use as storage! What!! Mimish has you covered. You can use the storage space for all sorts of belongings. Trust, it can be helpful. It’s good for relaxing and chilling out in the bedroom, living room, or basement and also good for items you may not want to be seen or items you may just need a space to put away for tidiness and safe-keeping.
Wine – Adobe Road Winery
Adobe Road Winery has a classic “Redline” that’ll have you yearning for more. These wines are perfect for backyard BBQ’s and Summer nights with friends. You’re welcome.
Bath + Home Collections – Lacoste
You may know Lacoste as an iconic sportswear brand, but they are surprisingly more than that! They are introducing their SS18 bath and home collections. The new collection is beyond apparel now with its sheet sets, oversized terry robes, decorative accent pillows, plush bath and beach towels, and complete top-of-bed designs for the entire season. This is sexy and high-class with a sporty look as well. It shows you have taste and she’ll like that.
8 – Cube Mainstays Bookcase – Walmart
Yeah, I know what you’re saying, but even if you don’t read them or all of them, it’s a look. If she asks you a question though, please be able to answer. It taps into your intellectual side and shows you care about culture and something other than sports or chicks. Get a bookcase and have some books on it. If it’s not full yet, you’re working on your collection, right? You can also use space for a bookshelf speaker, framed pictures of you, friends, and family. A bookcase is sexy and gives some flare to your pad.
Echo Smart Speaker with Alexa – Amazon/Amazon Echo
In these modern days and times, it’s so convenient to have a speaker do the work for you. If the mood is right and you don’t want to get up to interrupt it, but you want to play some mood music, Alexa is your girl!
Rabbit Charger Duo – Rabbit Charger
If you’re in need of charging more than one electronic device at once, this rabbit is it! It’s convenient and ideal for wherever you may be in your pad. If you need to charge your phone and tablet or if “she” needs to use your charger too, it’ll be appreciated that you can share your rabbit with her boo.
Matching dishes and silverware – Crate & Barrel
This may seem small, but it’s a big deal. Matching dishes and silverware will take you a long way. For example, this 18th Street 16-Piece Dinnerware Set is all you’ll need to get by.
Trust me. It’s classy and gentleman-like.
Plants (Home Depot) and Wall Art (West Elm)
This artwork can be framed or just in plain sight, but wall art shows a man with taste and cares about the look of his place. You’re not just getting by with a bed, couch, and white walls. It shows you can decorate and can think beyond what’s in your pants. A woman can appreciate that. The plants show that you are responsible and can maintain a life. It shows you’re in touch with a different side that isn’t always displayed in a man. A green thumb is becoming on you, as long as you don’t kill them!