It is getting painted tomorrow.
A new shelving unit is being made by the amazing Mr. Mark at church.
I bought some cool antique chairs.
The process will probably take a month or so, but I am not letting that discourage me.
(When everything is finally finished, I will post before & after pictures.)
I still need to buy a couple of lamps, the wall shelving, artwork/pictures for the wall, and a desk.
Oh the desk.....
Let me just tell you about this desk. For a couple of weeks, I have been browsing the internet for the perfect white desk for my office. I want simple. I want clean lines. I want white. I want modern. I want IKEA. And I had found the perfect desk.
So I thought.
This desk. This is a picture that I found online. The better picture is here. (click on the "function & style" tab, select the top right picture.) And the price is right too! Just $130. Not too bad... I mean... comparatively speaking.
This morning I got the go-ahead to order the desk. I spent an hour trying to decide if it really was the desk that I wanted to order. I decided it was. I get on IKEA.com, put it in my cart, and then proceed to checkout. I fill in my billing & shipping information, make sure everything is correct, and then I click continue.
And then I see it.
The shipping & handling cost.
Remember how I said the desk was $130? Well, lets just say my total AFTER s&h was going to be $254.60.
Yes. Almost DOUBLE the amount! $5.40 less than double, to be exact.
WHAT THE HECK?!?! After all that work....
Back to the drawing board. This really might take all summer...