Tuesday, January 4, 2011

New Year, New iMac?!

Happy New Year!!! 
I hope everyone had a fabulous start to the year. I know I have!
As some of you may know from Twitter I had recently listed my condo for sale and got a great offer new years eve which I accepted so my house was officially sold as we rang in the new year :) That was a great sign of amazing things to come and after a stressful last year I welcomed it with open arms.

I also decided it was time to invest in a few things I had been going gaga over for a while now, a new imac (got some Apple gc's for xmas) computer and a sleek desk that fit perfectly in my condo but that would also work when I move to a house. It actually all came together as I happen to go on kijiji.com a few days ago and see this newly listed Ikea table.


It was listed at $60 which was already a deal considering the original cost was $80 US + Tax and the fact that this item has been discontinued in Canada made it an even better deal. I contacted the seller and we settled on $55 because he was willing to hold it for me over the holidays. I finally went to grab it yesterday and it was a great experience as he was a really helpful guy who even helped us disassemble it and shove it into my car!

We brought it home and set it up against a wall in my dining area which was bare before.
 You can see its very thin and doesn't take up much space but is long enough that 2 people can sit here comfortably. We then set up the imac and brought my current laptop over, turned around 2 of my dining table chairs which match perfectly and voila!

This is how the desk works in the room you can see that it doesn't take up much space at all and how well it looks with the dining table.
I couldn't be happier with these holiday purchases and how well they fit in my space. Although I wont be in this place for much longer I have no doubt that this set up can work in any space I'm in.

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4 comments:

Aggie602 on January 4, 2011 at 12:29 PM said...

Nice sleek desk I have also been looking for one and saw a similar one at walmart. Good news about your place, sold at a good time.
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Elaine A on January 4, 2011 at 3:15 PM said...

That's a great idea! Congrats on selling your place too :)

Tracy@mybestbeautybuys on January 4, 2011 at 5:33 PM said...

Looks great, and you can use it as a serving table too if needed. Love it!

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