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Meet My New Baby… Thumbnail

Yes, this post title is a bit provocative, but no, I did not recently give birth. The baby which I'm referring is King, the yorkie we recently adopted: Want to learn more, or just see more pics of that gorgeous mug? Head over to Green & Gorgeous…

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…

His Name is Owyn the Eco-Friendly Toy Box, and We Love Him! Thumbnail

A little while back when we finished my daughter's room, you might remember that there was a blank spot on one side of the room that was waiting for something special: custom-built Owyn toy box donated by Mod Mom Furniture. Well, Owyn is here, and I can unequivocally say that he was well worth the…

Solving a Big Window Problem with Little Money Thumbnail

When my family moved closer to the city, I lost my office — as in the room with 4 walls and a door that I could hole myself up in when I really needed to focus on work. Now, my office space resides in the sunroom that is right off the living room and one…