So… I thought I'd wallpaper it. It's a bit fiddly and I still haven't done the sides but if you've got a couple of hours or so it's worth doing. Here's the before...
and the after
Oh, and here's the cheap Rast drawers I got from IKEA (£20) which I painted with rustoleum's chalk paint in duck egg blue.
And here it is in situ in the room with the wallpaper patchwork behind. :)