Basements are easy to ignore. They tend to lack natural light, and they are a common place to toss unwanted junk. But with a little elbow grease and lots of creative vision, these homeowners have transformed their unfinished basements into amazing offices, sewing rooms and workspaces.
HGTV Design Star producer Brian Patrick Flynn completely renovated his brick basement, turning it into a dream work studio. Check out HGTV Remodels for more pictures of the dramatic makeover.
Kimberly Walus used paint, dark flooring and her organizational skills to transform her basement into a quilting space after a flood. Check out the whole process over on her blog Bitty Bits & Pieces.
Style at Home art director Susan Rogers' unfinished basement received a complete overhaul. The room now functions as a spacious, light-filled craft room. See more images over on Style At Home.
Colorful textiles and bright lighting make this basement feel like it's on the main floor. Find out more about this bold transformation over at Better Homes and Gardens.
Lots of strategic storage gave this space a more functional feel, and the color red made it look cohesive and inviting. See tips on how to achieve this level of organization over at Real Simple.