A hand-crafted wooden lamp with a low wattage Edison bulb and a metal cage shade adds a masculine, architectural vibe to the room and makes for some nice mood lighting.
West Elm lamp, $39 and cage shade, $19
What's not to love about a quality candle? They fill your room with a rich but subtle scent, look sharp and show your guests that you take care of your surroundings. Herewith, three recent favorites.
Here's why you want to have a quality blanket on hand. They look sharp when slung over the back of a chair, add a warm texture to the room and, well, they come in handy when you and a date are on the couch.
Faribault trapper blanket, $155
Stash your stuff—be it magazines, spare shoes or the dog's toys—in style with these sturdy wooden and copper crates made by Amish craftsmen in Pennsylvania.
Poplar wood crates, from $25