SO I figure since I'm starting a painting blog, I'd start with my recent purchase of an IKEA secretary and hutch. total cost was 440 (US). I'm happy with the purchase as it has lots of room and most of my living room furniture is from the HEMNES line from IKEA.
Here is the overall shot:
It has lots of storage both above and below the work space. Since I am basically starting over I dont have tons of things that I need to store.
Here is a close up of the work area and upper storage:
Still need a better light and some re-organization but its a start