Category: Office

Closet Bookshelves: The Project That Wouldn’t End

We finally FINALLY finally finally finished the built-in bookshelves in our office’s closet. We started this project before I got pregnant with Janella (first child) and finished it just a few days after Sienna’s (second child) birth. Three… Read More

The Office: Reality vs. Goals

Our office is not done yet, but it has come a long way since the last time we showed you our progress! Since the room isn’t even close to being finished, I’ll show you photos of what it… Read More

The Little Side Table That Could

This poor side table has gone through a lot of changes. We got it through Craig’s List for a measly 7 bucks and we planned to use it as a side table for our orange-gray guest bedroom. I… Read More

October: Productive and Unproductive

There’s still one more week left in October and it’s already feeling like the longest month of 2010. We packed up and flew to Philadelphia… …where we found the orange table. Then I got advice from dad-in-law Tony… Read More

How to cut wood when you have almost no equipment in your garage…

We went to Lowe’s and picked out the wood we needed – the birch plywood and white wood for the shelf supports. For our closet bookshelves project. I thought Lowe’s would cut the white wood to size for… Read More

A serious discussion about our closet bookshelves.

We are finally starting work on the closet bookshelves in our office! Surprisingly, the measuring part was not the hardest part of starting this project. I love being married to a guy with a college degree in mathematics…. Read More

We’re definitely back in the US of A.

After five weeks of backpacking through Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and Honduras, we missed a lot of things about home. Our cats topped the list, along with than the luxury of having more than six pieces of clothes to… Read More

Finally, a decision on the office chair…

It’s been forever, but we finally ordered our fabric for the office chair. It’s a very exciting fabric… Very dynamic. Well, at least the color is bright and it’s originally what we wanted when we started planning the… Read More

Our life, in books (part 1)

Remember our office? Sigh. That’s been on the back burner here at Casa Vita for a while until we find the perfect fabric for this chair. But that is OKAY because … well, because it just is. We… Read More

It’s Coming Together…

White office boxes from IKEA living prettily with a Philadelphia Eagles troll… A $2 lamp thrift find with a hard-to-find bulb requirement hanging out with The Thinker… (should I paint the statue white?) A cheery trash can from… Read More