With my mom's permission, of course, I convinced David to help me out, and he primed and painted it for us. I had planned to glaze it, but we ran out of time. This is what it looked like when I left:
I love the detail on the legs.
So that was our quick switch, that really lightened up the coffee table and added a completely different feel and style to the living room. Now, if I could just conquer some of my own painting projects...