Good Questions: Similar Inlaid Cabinet?

I love the De Santis console from Pottery Barn, but even on sale, it's too expensive for me right now. Any ideas for similar, but less costly?

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Currently on sale for $599 — from the original $999 &mdash we think you will be hard pressed (especially in NYC) to find something similar for much less, unless you go DIY and add the pattern yourself.

We remember an excellent tutorial for something like this from either the defunct Blueprint or Martha Stewart Living — they used paper to transform a simple cabinet from Gothic Cabinet & Craft. Does anyone have that link?

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