I've been quite self-indulgent this week (cue hacking cough) but I'm rallying to bring to you some impressive and inspirational makeovers.
Source: Liz Marie
Under the category of Work With What You've Got -
The designer quickly improved the lighting, painted, covered as much of the utilities as possible with usable cabinets, and defined the area as her own working studio. It's amazing what you can accomplish with a little money and lots of elbow grease and imagination.