I came to the realization that with my dad gone, we seldom use the guest room. Plus, we have storage issues in the kitchen and really need that pantry storage back. The big push was that we took a piece of furniture out of the dining room, an antique sideboard, and needed it to live in the kitchen so.....unused guest bedroom became sewing/craft room.
Jerry and I had a week off and cleaned out what had now become a junk room, painted, spent way too much time and money at Ikea, then 2 days assembling furniture, then a couple days filling the room back up. Here are the results:
Moved the antique machine into the room. Room is set up where it can easily be used for guest accommodations too.