I mentioned redoing my front room for my nursing studies. I spent the better part of yesterday hunting down carpet and the perfect computer desk. It was a hard task. Heaven went with me. We had the best day.
We started locally and went to Granny's Attic. We spent a long time checking out antiques. I found one computer desk prospect. It's black. Not my favorite but it was sturdy and had a lot of potential.
Then we went into Martinsville and visited a new shop called Green Living Resale. It was a neat little shop with used and antique furniture. I found a lovely french style couch/loveseat that would fit perfectly in the study but I'm not willing to splurge for anything until I've gotten my computer desk. No such luck at Green Living Resale. We went to Big Lots, Walmart, K-mart, Office Max, Riverside Flea Market, and several other little furniture marts to no avail.
We did hit the jack pot at New York Carpetland and found the perfect carpet remnant. I haggled and got a wonderful deal on a 12 x 11 piece, just right for the study.
Finally, after leaving Lowe's and picking up a few painting supplies I needed we passed one tiny furniture place. We turned around and went back. I found the PERFECT desk. I fell in love. It is a pale, pastel, light green. The personality is bounding. Here is a picture:
I however, came home empty handed. While I'm determined to stick to my original pact and find something sturdy at a steal - I cannot help secretly hoping I find a way to get this little gem above.
We came home and painted. I simply LOVE the color that we made from paints we had at home.
We are getting ready to head up to Granny's Attic and check out the black desk again. I'm going to get Tony's opinion on it and then I'll decide. If I do go with the dream desk option I'll be laying it away and I'll have to create a make shift desk until it's paid off. :)
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