To get rid of paint fumes add a tablespoon of vanilla extract to a gallon of paint, mix well. It does not effect paint color! And makes the whole room smell like vanilla when you're done! (Will be trying this next painting project!
Tutorial on refurbishing furniture using wrapping paper & mod podge for the top. You just put a thick coat of Mod Podge onto dresser top, lay the wrapping paper down, make sure all bubbles are out & then put another layer of mod Podge on top.
Don't love the colors but neat Striped stain top with colorful legs--kitchen table. This would be a cool effect to do with three or four different shades of wood stain. Give it the effect of multiple types of wood being used for the table.