Here's a look at the before:
I used Special Walnut for the stain and I LOVE it. I've found a new favorite stain. It is dark, but yet still lets the wood grain show through. I'm glad I got a large can - it's going to show up in other projects. After staining, I added a couple coats of brush on lacquer. Then once completely dry, I taped off the centers of the drawers and spray painted the drawers in antique white.
Here's a quick before and after: