a hinged full length mirror from IKEA (Stave mirror - $49.99 that is 27" x 63") hides jewelry storage -- brilliant idea from The Girl on the Go! I would use a thin sheet of plywood cut to fit behind the mirror so I don't put so many holes in the wall. I'm doing this!
This lady tells you how to redo furniture WITHOUT sanding or anything! And she swears by benjamin moore ironclad latex low lustre metal and wood enamel. Also she uses cheap foam rollers from walmart and cheap foam brushes from hobby lobby. First, Cut in the trim and angles with the foam brush then roll on the paint with the roller.