Before painting your walls or ceilings, use a stencil to create a raised pattern. Holding the stencil in place, apply joint compound with a putty knife over the stencil. Remove the stencil to reveal the pattern. Allow to dry thoroughly before painting. This could be used for the dresser drawer fronts for craft room
Painted Furniture & Such - This board has lots of DIY painted furniture examples, and other unusual painted items. Also lots of tips and how-tos on painting furniture, floors, rugs, etc. like this faux silver leaf finish tutorial -- unreal - done with pieces of aluminum foil - tutorial.