Should I Redo This Mid-Century Nightstand?

Should I Redo This Mid-Century Nightstand?

Regina Yunghans
Apr 12, 2013

Q: I found this fantastic mid-century modern nightstand that looks like it came straight out of the Jetsons' skyrise, but it's made of wood! I've read lots of strong opinions about refinishing or painting over mid-century pieces, so I wanted to get some feedback. One idea I had was to sand off the finish and paint it with a colorful herringbone design, a la Ciburbanity's "Everything But the Kitchen Sink" dresser. Thoughts?

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