Find a good piece of furniture for $20 that has character and a good shape.
Remove all of the knobs and reinforce any of the drawers that are not sturdy. Then use a fine sand paper to take the smoothness away from the wood finish
Once it's sanded, spray "kilz" primer in an even coat.
It should look about like this
Pick a color you like in a semi gloss, and give it a couple coats. After it dries, put the handles back on (or buy new handles at Hobby Lobby or Antrhopologie). Then you're done!!! I did a peachy pink with gold accents. Fun project and cute for my new room