After sanding it and priming it, I used a vanilla coloured paint and then sanded the edges to "antique" it. Here is the finished product. I really like how it turned out. We had the paint already at the house, so it cost me a whole $20 to do. Here is the finished product:
After looking at the desk for a while and then getting a new computer for Christmas, I decided that the handles needed to be painted black. So much better, dontcha think?
I am loving the new computer with the built in hard drive. No more hitting my shins on the box under the desk. Now, all I need is a new chair, and I am set.