Things that cause a sigh, create a sensation maybe....
Why not surround yourself with things that make you happy or peaceful or that make you think, or that inspire you be the best that you can be, to do the best work that you can do?
The world is full of uninspiring enough things, I think I can afford to zoom this lens on the things that give me pleasure.
La boite aux belles choses is a box of beautiful things.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, yes.