Since we moved in, I've been planning to repaint my old bed, now in our guest room, in a colour more suitable to our current decor. This is a bed I've had since I came to Canada 40 years ago. When I bought it at a Sally Ann store (for $10 if I recall correctly), it was an institutional dark brown. I painted it red, and detailed the decorative flower basket on the headboard in yellow, blue, white and green. In the '80's it got a coat of beige, and in the '90's became blue, which it has remained until now.
This time, it got a coat of black with bronze flecks,
and I picked out the headboard detail in gold.
As my tastes have changed over the decades, so has this venerable old bed.