i wish i had before/after pictures of this chest, but i sadly did not think that far ahead.  just imagine it dark brown wood, with brass door-knocker style handles.

full chest

a fresh coat of white paint and clear knobs have made all the difference, and it is now much more in sync with my current decor style.

artwork detail

since the chest is right by my door, it is a landing spot for my keys, random odds and ends, and the jewelry i wear everyday.
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