I painted the entire piece with two coats of Chalk Paint Decorative Paint® by Annie Sloan in Paris Grey and accented the wood slats with Old...great idea.
A painted trunk with feet added for height is a smart idea.
Trunk color and ceiling ... Love
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Stencil paint old trunk
SHABBY SEASHORE BEACHY CHIC WEATHERED CHEST TRUNK ANNIE SLOAN CHALK PAINT | eBay
super tutorial on painting and aging a chest
Poster used chalk paint; painted directly over rusty hardware too (My Passion For Decor: Neglected Steamer Trunk Makeover)