Also on these boards
Painted wood floor: fill in any large gouges or scrapes, and sand the entire floor lightly. you can use nearly any paint on the floor, but if you're concerned about it rubbing off with traffic, talk to the people in the paint store/department. you can also get clear acrylic sealer to paint over the floor once it's dried and once cured, it'll protect the paint job.
I will be making one of these for the living room for the kids homework station. Will make it a bit fancier by adding moulding on the cabinets or buy upper cabinets instead of what is featured