There are many styles of painting the home furniture. It can be traditional, contemporary, antique, etc. Here, an important thing has to be kept in mind that the paint should merge well with overall interior decoration of the house.
You can also try solid white or glossy black. For an Asian flavor, use a beautiful highly polished red lacquer. The final touch for the painted furniture with either layers of beeswax, which has been buffed well or a high-gloss polyurethane gives an elegant touch.
Mark the outlines of the images with the help of a dark color paint pen to make them distinct. Finally, put a coat of paint finish and wait till it dries up. Thus, your paint job is done.