I'm painting a chest of drawers today so I thought I'd share a quick furniture painting tip - one that makes it all much easier.
Once you've sanded and ready to prime/paint, turn your furniture upside down and paint the hard to reach places first. Then turn your furniture the right way up and paint the body.
There's nothing more annoying than thinking you have finished painting a piece and then realising you've missed the inside of a leg or the underneath of a chair rail. By turning your piece upside down to start painting, you ensure that you won't miss any parts. It also saves your back and reaching into awkward spots.
And yes I'm painting it inside in our lounge room on our rug - I've already painted the top of it and didn't want it scratched. Luckily I was very careful not to spill any paint....