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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 [...]

My Search for the Perfect, Affordable Green Desk Thumbnail

As much as I love to decorate, sometimes I really hate shopping for furniture. Why, you ask? Simply put, because of my conscience. I am in the market for a new desk. In order to be closer to my daughter's doctors, we are moving about an hour away into a smaller apartment. We currently use [...]