Decoupage dresser with book pages plus Eiffel Tower drawing or try sheet music. Many ideas on "Upcycled Dressers: Painted, Wallpapered, & Decoupaged" - OMG! Now I know how I want that spare dresser repurposed.
Desk repurposed into a tall chest. This tutorial is worth reading even if you don't want to make this piece of furniture. She has great vision of what can be done, and some great tips on steps in repurposing furniture in general.
My Passion For Decor: White And Neglected Craigslist Dresser Turned Green Beauty - she used Happy Camper green by Behr plus chalk paint for the sides. The top is one coat of red mahogany stain, then 1 coat Jacobean, then 2 coats Annie Sloan dark wax.