Home Office

Working from Home? 4 Ways to Level Up Your Home Office Design Thumbnail

Working from home has its perks and its drawbacks. Some days you settle back into your office chair feeling lucky that you can work at your own pace and in your own environment. Other days, it may be a struggle to make yourself change out of pajamas and get down to business. No matter how [...]

Deck Out Your Office on a Dime with West Elm’s Pratt Collection Thumbnail

I can attest to how hard it is to find a new desk that is even moderately eco-friendly for a low price. That's — in large part — why I ended up buying a 50-year-old mid-century desk and refinishing it. That's why I'm pretty excited about the Pratt collection from West Elm. You can get [...]

Before & After: New Upholstery for my Steelcase Amia Chair Thumbnail

Slowly, but surely, I'm working on our office space. As I mentioned in the post about the curtains, it is the very first room you see as you walk in the front door, so I really want it to be beautiful. The color scheme is orange, blue, black and white. Clearly, my beloved green Steelcase [...]

My New, Mid-Century Desk: Mainline by Hooker Thumbnail

Who ever thought it would be so difficult to find a used desk? There was no shortage of options on Craigslist, but most of them were made of either made cheap particleboard, hideously ugly, overpriced, or some combination of the three. I found two for great prices, but they were sold before I could get [...]

I Found a Desk, but This One is Prettier: Corbel Glass Desk Thumbnail

A few months back, I wrote about my search for an affordable, eco-friendly desk. Later, I decided to get the Terra Console from West Elm to use as a desk, but that didn't work out. So I had been searching Craigslist for a desk for what felt like months. It seemed like everything was either [...]