Of all the catalogs I receive in the mail, Wisteria is one of my favorites for decorating inspiration. And, if you look closely, there are some great ideas for DIY projects in its pages.
To achieve the “bone” look, you would need to use a creamy shade of white instead of something brighter.
You can see how I used this same chest to recreate another inexpensive knock-off for our bedroom here.
PS—I think a good primer is key when painting over an IKEA finish. I’ve learned from experience. . .