You can paint fabric with Cece Caldwell paints. There is no icky “crunchy” feel that you get when you paint fabric with latex, after paint dries, you can just wipe with a damp sponge, smooths the paint out, and you have a brand new look. Awesome!
Instead of buying expensive coral sculptures, go to Walmart and buy their $4 coral from the pet section and spray paint it!
How to Paint Cabinets or Furniture... using liquid sandpaper.... - cuts out the sanding step. From Better Homes and Gardens