When it comes to decorating the ultimate bachelor pad, there are a few key essentials that will elevate the space from looking like a rundown college dorm room into a chic, masculine space that exudes confidence and maturity.
Here are five must-have design ideas for your bachelor pad:
One of the most important things you can add to your bachelor pad is comfort. There is a chance that if you get married, your favorite comfort items won’t make the cut in your new home together. As a bachelor, this is the time to invest in a few pieces of furniture that have the ultimate comfort factor.
Start with looking for a great reclining chair and sofa. There are plenty of stylish pieces available that fit with any and all budgets. Whatever style you end up picking, whether it is leather or some other material, make sure it is comfortable. This will bring a cozy element into your bachelor pad, perfect for entertaining guests.
It is not a bachelor pad if there is no TV in the place. When it comes to TV design, if you prefer a sleek, modern look, mount the screen to your wall. If you prefer a more traditional feel, invest in a wooden TV cabinet. It adds masculinity to your place as well as practicality.
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- Coffee Table
As an adult man who works long hours, a sturdy coffee table to put your feet on at the end of the day is an absolute essential. Look for a strong, utilitarian piece that still feels stylish but looks practical, as if it can stand up to some foot resting.
If you prefer the rustic style, consider looking into reclaimed wood pieces. If you have some carpentry skills, you can easily build your own reclaimed wood coffee table; however, if you would rather buy one, there are unique pieces available at different furniture stores. The best thing about reclaimed wood? No two pieces are ever the same.
A definite key to a charming bachelor pad is to have a dedicated space for a bar. Even if your pad does not have a built-in wet bar, you can easily construct your own wet-bar space. All you need is a drink cart, some bottles of liquor, a few glasses, and some ice available for when guests are over. For the beer drinkers, install a mini fridge that can chill both bottles of wine and beer.
The last essential to making your bachelor pad scream sleek and chic is to add decor. Plain white walls seem stark and uninviting. Look for posters, canvases, and other masculine decor elements that fit your design style. Whatever pieces you do choose should reflect your interests in order to make the place feel like home.
These five design essentials should help transform your new pad into the ultimate bachelor pad.
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