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My New Writing Desk

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In my garage sale and flea market travels, I sometimes come across an item that fits just right in my stationery filled world. Such a one is this writing desk that I bought for $15. I wasted no time filling those cubbyholes with recently received letters, set out my ink bottles and a glass pen I had been experimenting with (not successfully).

The drawers I filled with stationery, stamps and other ephemera. Oh the joy of it all! I experimented with adding some blank books and journals in the corner as you can see below. I liked how they looked and decided to keep them there.

The unfortunate part is that I have no room in my office, so the new desk sits in the living room. That will work for now. Maybe at some point I will make changes to my office/craft room and incorporate the writing desk at the expense of something else. And, of course, it will need a special chair. Maybe on my next outing.

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  1. Ms. Megan on October 11, 2010 at 1:12 pm

    What an enchanting find!!!
    Can't wait to see the chair that will be attached to this writing creation!
    Happy Monday!

  2. Mrs. Duffy ( on October 12, 2010 at 2:49 am

    What great luck! In need to start treasure hunting at garage sales. Congratulations on your find :o)

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  4. Chicago on October 21, 2010 at 2:17 pm

    I have trouble with the glass pen too.

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