Doesn't look like much I know. The 2 shelf pieces were .59 and 1.29 and as we all know you get what you pay for. In my case that is hardly ever true. I see something handmade like this and right away I get a vision of what it could be. The little drawer (in the middle) was a 1.00 so total I spent 2.88 so I really didn't have much to loose, less that a cup of coffee at Biggby's.
I stacked the piece together like building blocks and applied a coat of bonding primer. I mixed up a batch of paint and painted 2 coats of that over the primer. When it was dry I scuffed up the edges and gave it a coat of Min Wax water base poly.