Here are some ways to add color to a mid century piece.
A geometric pattern pairs well with the sleek lines of a modern piece.
Below is something a bit more sutble...but still a conversation piece.
Bold but EASY! Just remove the drawers and the knobs and paint.
This tall dresser has been painted and papered for a softer feel.
Painters tape will help you create this look.
The 70's gave us furniture with ornate carved like design. Seriously, it could look very ugly, until you play it up with a little paint, like the dresser below.
Sometimes keeping it simple with one color is just enough.