It functioned as a closet/dumping ground. Ahem, I may have slight hoarding problem.
Here it is after a fresh coat of (bright white!) paint and some new (neutral!) carpeting:
Now I can start with the fun part....the decorating and DIY projects! First project comeplete: pinwheel mobile! It was fairly easy to make and I quite enjoyed it. Cost me a total of $14, and I have enough supplies left over to make at least one more. Here she is, in all her glory: