Do you follow kfd designs out of atlanta, georgia? If not, you should. She is a very talented painter and has a knack for bringing ugly, outdated furniture back to life.
Recently, she rescued this piece of furniture:
documented her artful process:
and turned it into this work of art:
I just thought it was so cute, and I couldn't resist. She will be shipping it to me soon! I'm not certain where it will go, but I'm thinking that a nook in the corner of my office, topped with a lamp like this, will do nicely:
(lamp from jcpenney.com)
I'll post a picture once it arrives!