I just cracked open the November issue of House Beautiful and read this quote by Tom Scheerer:
"Don't make too much trouble for yourself. Work with what you have and get on with it. Live life now, rather than after a torturous renovation."
This is good advice and echoes my sentiments in my bathroom mini makeover post.
Here's what happens when Tom "gets on with it":
This photo inspired me to turn our too small den which included a fireplace into our dining room.