Whether you have an existing piece of furniture or a great salvage store find, this trick can help you can instantly give it new life.  Choose a table, desk, or sideboard that has very classical styling and paint it a very unexpected color, like bright pink, turquoise, or deep purple.  You'll find that the mix of color and shape will play together in a fun and surprising way.  Get more great 50 Under 50 ideas in our new book, "My Home My Money Pit: Your Guide to Every Home Improvement Adventure", available at bookstores now.