Applying fabric to a wall with liquid starch is a great solution for renters and commitment-phobes alike. A bit time intensive, yes, but the results are just about as good as it gets. And unlike wallpaper, you can take it with you when you move!
And have a hutch to use for this project! DIY: How To Add Fabric To Furniture - using cornstarch water. Great way to spruce up your furniture easily inexpensively! And it's easy to remove won't damage your furniture !