Thank you one and all for your thoughts on my bureau. I have to say I was not expecting so many "leave it alone!" responses. I've decided to heed your wise advise for the time being and just leave well enough alone. We plan to paint this room within the next several months so I will wait and revisit the bureau once the room takes on its new look.
In the meantime, I have discovered a fun new book! Well, as you can see it is not a book, truly words defy this little diddy. It is a book that you interact with and make into your own unique creation.
There are crazy fun pages like the above. Hmmm, what will I do to this page?
Writing and drawing directly on the pages is directly encouraged...
And defacing the book by cutting and tearing pages is also mandatory. For a total Type A, in control all the time personality like myself - this is difficult! But I do have to say, it is very freeing and allows me to step out of my box in so many ways.
This is a wonderful book, err diddy or what have you. I'm having lots of fun with it and will take some photos as it evolves into its own unique creation.