There is a CRUCIAL TRICK to painting Ikea furniture that is laminate! I've tried painting Billy bookcases before and it was an epic fail, but this looks like it works. YAY!
When hooks are attached underneath this rail it becomes a multipurpose piece of furniture in your bedroom or entryway: You can organize your jackets on the bottom and showcase artwork on top. See more at IKEA Hackers » - HouseBeautiful.com
Christmas nativity in a Rotera lantern | So, ok, I would of cause never make a nativity scene, but it's a great ideas for other types of displays/scenes too.