DIY: An old dresser is painted, decoupaged with paper, sanded at the edges, stained to darken the paper, then sealed. This is a good technique to use on a damaged piece of furniture or when the veneer is chipping.
This is an abandoned manor house in England. To see this once grand beauty slowly decaying is so sad. Look at the tremendous carved oak banister, tall casement windows, and domed ceiling window. I'd love to move in and restore it this is beautiful