Like that there is no bottom shelf - easier to clean floor, and larger middle shelf too. Want to use nice wood to stain. No wood against back wall want wall paint to show through. Put Formica on top counter - flat against wall- not "rolled" back splash that wastes space..
gorgeous upcycled dresser using stencil and paint (original link is missing, but you can follow these alternate instructions: http://www.royaldesignstudio.com/blogs/stencil-ideas/6250720-upcycle-old-dresser-drawers-with-stencils).