I forgot to take a before picture, so in the above pic I had already covered half of it in primer, but you can still see what it originally looked like. The top shelves were the same wood color as the desk portion, and all the rest of it was that dark green metal.
1 coat of primer + 2 coats of Rust-oleum spray paint in Blossom White + distressing with fine sandpaper + 3 coats spray on water based polyurethane =
I love it! Maybe I should drop out of school and become a furniture refinisher. No? Okay, maybe I am getting a little ahead of myself.