I picked up some handles from Anthropologie, and used some gold acrylic paint I had left over from my last painting project,
And volia! My new beside table:
I didn't sand my nightstand before painting, but the paint seems to be sticking to the wood. I'm hoping no chipping happens and am planning on adding modge podge as a protective coating, so I'll let you know how that works out.
Here's the before and after:
I'm really happy with the change! The new nightstand is a similar color to this Urban Outfitters nightstand I was eyeing earlier this year.
Have you done an IKEA hack or have one on your to-do list?