Just a refresher on where we have come from:
I feel like I need a drumroll here. But instead, just a few pictures. Notice the new light fixture as well, I love it!
So, so??? What do you think? I can tell you this, if you see a painted piece of furniture and think "No problem, I'll just strip and refinish it." Pause for a moment and make sure you are leaving yourselves a few months :)