So I recently found myself in a position with which many of you are probably familiar..
I moved into a new place and found I needed to create a home office space for a lot of the work I do outside of the office. I was in need of a sturdy desk for typing and writing, and also for storing a lot of my work-related paraphenelia. I knew I didn't want anything cheap--I'd had previous workspaces where the furniture was of a less than quality manufacture (aspenite/particle board is the worst!), so I went looking for a vintage alternative. It took me while, but I finally found what I was looking for (at a steal of a deal!). A beautiful, mid-century, all solid oak teacher's desk. This thing was a whopping five feet long, two and a half feet deep, and 2 1/2' tall, with no less than five drawers and two pull-out writing boards! Awesome. While it was definitely more than a handful to get into my designated space (I live up a set of stairs and had to enlist the help of two friends), we made it, and it was totally worth it! I have more space than I could have dreamed for all my writing materials, and room for both my personal and work computer. Though it will need some re-finishing work in the future, this desk is ready to use as is, and will serve me well for many years to come. At the end of the day, I got to re-use a vintage item instead of buying new, save money, and add a real character piece to my home office! That is one hundred percent why I love #MyVintageLifestyle.