After some trial and error* I primed and painted it antique white. I used a scrap piece of foam to comfort my tush and some of my favorite fabric to make me smile.
I now have this to rock the baby before bed:
*How can I avoid brush strokes? And why does my mom's paint sprayer splutter?! Its a $100 sprayer from lowes. They used it to paint the outside of the house a couple years back. It works sometimes, but most of the time it splutters. :/