These days, being single—or perhaps, “dating casually”—is the new norm. We’re dating more freely, labeling more cautiously, using mobile apps to assert our knee-jerk aesthetic preferences, and, ultimately, getting married later. For better or for worse, this means we have a lot more freedom—including how we choose to decorate our homes, which is why we’ve put together a guide to the modern single woman’s guide to décor. (But be warned: This is not an endorsement to go crazy cat lady on us!) From grown-up entertaining necessities to a piece of art that speaks to you, check out our list of nine things that will ensure your place is a destination you’re delighted to call home.