Furniture Design Ideas featuring Patina Green, Lime Green and Emerald Milk Paint and Bayberry Green and Nantucket Green Chalk Style Paint.

Junkin' Jones Gang says, "I am in love. General Finishes Emerald Milk Paint and Miss Lillian's NO-Wax Chock Paint Gold Gilding Jewels on details." GF's Pearl Effects could be used to create a similar look!
This table was transformed by Krakeel Kreations_ with GF Bayberry Green Milk Paint (discontinued color) and Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. For a similar look use GF's Basil Milk Paint. Looks great!
Beauteous Bayberry Green chest redesigned by the very talented Natalie at Deeply Distressed_! She used Bayberry Green Milk Paint on this piece. Unfortunately we don't make this color anymore, but don't worry - you can mix it up yourself with 21oz. of Millstone, 2oz. of Sunglow, 1oz. of Dark Chocolate, and 1oz. Emerald Green. Natalie says, "Bayberry Green... You made me do it AGAIN!"
Elegantly Shabby Decor_ refinished this dresser with GF Basil Green Milk Paint accented with Winter White Glaze Effects. The top and knobs were both stained with Java Gel Stain. Great look!
Simpatica_ shared this fantastic front door face lift. "General Finishes Millstone and Basil Milk Paint used to refresh this front door area in Kingsbarns, Scotland. Looks lovely and even the painter was impressed with the coverage and overall performance of this paint. And we stock it in the shop!"
Lindsay of Salvaged Glam_ shared this adorable rustic desk in General Finishes Basil Green Milk Paint. It's just perfect!!
Beautiful Basil Green makeover accented with Winter White Glaze Effects by Brandy at The Heirloom Elephant_! Brandy says, "Still one of my favorite pieces yet! This one will be joining me at The Traveling Bazaar_ on August 30th!"
This desk received a sweet and simple new look with GF Basil Green Milk Paint by Redposie Resale Vintage furniture St Louis St Charles_! Wonderful transformation!
This pretty table was refinished by Alternatively Yours_. It was first painted with GF Linen Milk Paint then with Basil. Love how those details pop! Check out more from Alternatively Yours at
This vintage mahogany armoire was given a new life by Garage 9_. It was painted with GF Basil Milk Paint on the exterior and Antique White on the interior.

Antique Emerald Green Desk

First time GF Milk Paint user Amber Patton shared her gorgeous refinished dinette set in Emerald. She also used General Finishes High Performance Top Coat in Satin to seal in that beautiful color. Great work Amber! Can't wait to see what you do next!

We're absolutely smitten with this two-toned Emerald Midcentury stunner by Cassie at Primitive & Proper​! "I decided playing it safe is for sissies. And I am no sissy. I pulled out my General Finishes in Emerald and added a dash of Coastal Blue just to darken and richen it a bit... Once the paint was dry I topped it with two coats of General Finishes HP Topcoat in Satin. I am on quite a green kick lately… I can’t get enough! I love this rich color." See the full transformation here!...

Phenomenal French Provincial buffet in Basil Green Milk Paint with Antique White accents and dark wax by Helen at Helen Nichole Designs​! Try our Burnt Umber Glaze Effects for a similar finish.

Darling dresser restyle by Shannon at Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats​! Shannon says, "This one was painted with chalk paint and we used General Finishes Java Gel Stain on the top, followed by High Performance Top Coat in a flat finish. Love how the Java Gel really makes the piece pop!!" Try our Basil Green Milk Paint to recreate the look.

Loving this bold drop leaf end table painted by Number Fifty-Three​ with GF Emerald Green Milk Paint. Follow Angela of Number Fifty-Three at Such a fun way to add a splash of color to your room!

Perfect for story time! This gorgeous little chair has hidden storage under the seat. It's been painted in General Finishes Emerald Green Milk Paint and upholstered in woodland and gingham fabric. Too cute! Thanks for sharing The Restore​

Radical transformation by Annie's Attic! This elegant piece was refinished with Java Gel Stain on top, ASCP and Van Dyke Brown Glaze on the base, Arm-R-Seal and High Performance Topcoat in Satin to seal the deal! Try Emerald Green Milk Paint for a similar finish. Stumped on which topcoat to use for your next project? We'll help you choose in this quick video!

Sit out on the porch in style with a fresh pop of color on your outdoor furniture! These beauties were accented with Van Dyke Brown Glaze and sealed with High Performance Topcoat by Shades of Shabby after a coat of ASCP. Try our Emerald Green Milk Paint for a similar look! Looking for the best topcoat to suit your needs? Check out our video for more info!

AZ Vintage Vault restyled this fabulous desk with Java Gel Stain and Heirloom Traditions paint! For a similar look, try our Basil Green Milk Paint. Learn how to apply Glaze Effects over General Finishes Milk Paint and make repairs:

Cassie at Primitive & Proper upcycled this cheerful campaign nightstand with Emerald Milk Paint and High Performance Topcoat in Satin for a light sheen! Didn't it turn out beautifully? Cassie says, "I then applied 3 coats of General Finishes Emerald Milk Paint. I want to note that I did not prime this piece. I have discovered with Emerald, it’s best to apply right on top of the wood... I haven’t used this color in a while, but every time I do, I fall in love with it a little more! It’s...

This sweet ladder in Basil Green Milk Paint make for the perfect shelf for spring plants! This beauty was finished by the ladies at Recycld, one of General Finishes UK retailers! Looking for a General Finishes retailer near you? You can find your favorite products at Woodcraft, RockIer Woodworking stores or Wood Essence in Canada. You can also use your zip code to find a retailer near you at

Theresa at House of Krafts shared this stunning buffet restyle! She says, "I used a custom mix of Basil and Patina Green with a little Antique White - the color was a little more bold than I was trying to achieve so I did a stain wash to mute it and sealed with High Performance in Flat. The top was stained with Antique Walnut Gel Stain and sealed with Arm-R-Seal in Satin!" Confused about which topcoat to choose for your next project? We'll help you choose in this quick video!...

Charming cabinet upcycle in Basil Green Milk Paint by Ashley at Back to the Future Designs! Ashley says, "Shabby chic wardrobe now available! Painted with General Finishes' "Basil" Milk Paint, white and dark waxed and drawers covered! Drawers slide out with ease and inside still has original coat hanger that slides out to easily pick out your ensemble for the day! Tres chic!"

Here's a great before and after from House of Krafts​! I just finished this awesome dresser using your Patina Green Milk Paint, a heavy stain wash, some distressing and the High Performance Top Coat in flat. I LOVE how it turned out! It sold before it was even complete!

This vintage painted beauty got it's new look with General Finishes Basil Milk Paint. Chulie's Boutique​ of Bulverde, TX did a fantastic job! Love the distressing!

This beautiful Basil Green dry sink by Sweet Parsley Home looks just as amazing as the cake on top! (And we suddenly want some cake...) SPH says, "This dry sink is so sweet, it may just inspire you to bake a cake! Irresistible as a kitchen prep station, coffee bar, or mini buffet in your dining room."

Chulie's Boutique shared this beautiful Basil Green & Espresso vintage dresser makeover, the perfect color combo for the first day of spring! "Once property of US Government, this vintage solid 4 drawer dresser has so many purposes! Hmmm, maybe I'll keep it after all! Kidding, kidding! Painted in General Finishes Basil Milk Paint and top has been stained with Espresso Water-Based Wood Stain!"

We adore this custom mixed GF Milk Paint color by Soul Patina. You, too, can get this look by combining 4 parts Emerald, 1.5 parts Coastal Blue and 1 part Patina Green Milk Paints Soul Patina says, "Totally digging the color dipped trend lately! Thought I'd try it on a piece I picked up recently. General Finishes Milk Paint in a custom color I mixed up and Rust- Oleum's Metallic Bright Gold on the legs and hardware."

Paisley Grace Customs created a custom mixed Milk Paint color for the base of this buffet using GF's Lime Green Milk Paint and Coastal Blue Milk Paint! Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects was then applied on top of the green base, and GF's Java Gel Stain was applied to the top. Lastly, High Performance Top Coat was used to seal the piece for extra durability! NOTE: If you choose to use High Performance Top Coat over Java Gel Stain, make sure that you wait 72 hours between the two products since you...

This divine vintage set was refinished and sealed with High Performance Top Coat by Northwesterly New - to recreate the look, we recommend our Basil Green Milk Paint, or try mixing a custom color with Lime Green and Snow White Milk Paints if you're feeling ambitious! "Just had to share how great your High Performance Topcoat (flat) sprayed through a hvlp sprayer on this set. Thanks again for the sample, I'm off to purchase more!"

We love the way the Van Dyke Brown glaze highlights the Basil and white colors in this lovely end table. Seitz Antiques & Collectibles refinished this piece using GF's Basil Milk Paint topped with Van Dyke Brown Glaze and sealed with High Performance Top Coat in Flat. Great work!

Check out this amazing workbench made from salvaged wood from Burlap and Boots ( Two old wood panel doors, a set of table legs and a old barn door for the top and we now have a work bench/station/store counter/kitchen island, etc. We made her for the studio. Painted in General Finishes Antique White and Basil Milk Paint. Open on the other side for storage and probably...

Another piece done in beautiful Basil with an undercoat in Brick Red. Antiqued in Van Dyke Brown and top coated with Satin High Performance. The inside of the cabinet was left in the Brick Red alone which adds a wonderful contrast we think! Love these two colors together. - Reblessed, LLC​

We're loving this sweet Basil secretary by Reblessed LLC (! "Secretaries are so gorgeous in just about any color. We painted this one in Basil, lightly distressed, and glazed with the Van Dyke Brown antiquing glaze."

Allynn from Vintage Revival explained, "...At this point I was so in love I did my third piece the Basil green armoire. I then applied High Performance in satin and tried your Winter White glaze. Again amazing." Vintage Revival Facebook page: "I love all of your products and am completely sold on them. They work so well together and the...

Modern Vintage of Hartville, OH created a custom minty mix of GF Milk Paints with Basil, Antique White and a bit of Corinth Blue. The top is decoupaged napkins. Great idea!

Well I'm in love. This is my first project with GF milk paint. My stockist convinced me to try it and I'm so happy she did. Love the Basil color and the beautiful finish the High Performance Top Coat leaves. Bravo GF! ~Rhonda Donnelly shared this gorgeous chest! You can find your favorite GF products at Woodcraft, RockIer Woodworking stores or Wood Essence in Canada. You can also use your zip code to find a retailer near you at

We are in LOVE with this linen cabinet by Chrissie's Collection ( using GF's Basil Milk Paint with detail glazing!

This dahlia drum table is much prettier than a bouquet of flowers, don't you think? Jen at Jen's Furniture Rehab shared this darling piece refinished in Basil Milk Paint, Java Gel Stain, and High Performance Topcoat. Jen says, "Girls love flowers on Valentine's Day, and this won't wilt and die a week later! This Mersman drum table has a lovely dahlia stained on the top with General Finishes Java Gel Stain, that is sealed with several coats of HP Top Coat in Satin. The Base is GF Milk Paint...

Doris from Davis Creative Painting, LLC refinished this fabulous nightstand in GF's Lime Green Milk Paint on the outside, and Queenstown Gray Milk Paint on the inside! "Love the finish I get with the General Finishes milk paint!" -Doris

Pair of end tables showcasing the amazing brand that is General Finishes! They are rustic yet feminine and painted in Basil with walnut glaze. Wood tops are stained in Antique Walnut Gel Stain and will last a lifetime with High Performance Top Coat. I cannot say enough about the ease of application and product quality of General Finishes. Made in America! Bon Chic Refurbishments loves ya baby! ~These sweet Basil side tables were shared by Bon Chic Refurbishments!

The Cornish Painted Furniture Company refinished this fabulous table in General Finishes Lime Green Milk Paint!

Check out this transformation from Shades of Shabby​. This hutch was painted with GF Basil Green Milk Paint, glazed with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects and sealed with our water based High Performance Top Coat.

I used a glaze of Antique White over Basil on the base of this little pedestal table and treated the top to both an Antique White wash and my own stain made with tincture of Russian Caravan tea. Added a hand-rubbed transfer of vintage graphics and text to say that A party without tea is just a meeting." High Performance Top Coat covers it all." - Kat from The House at the End of the Road

Doris Davis of Davis Creative Painting, LLC refinished this bold and bright nightstand in Lime Green Milk Paint, and the lovely chalkboard frame in Emerald Milk Paint. Be sure to catch her seminar for more great tips!

The Green Bureau created another fabulous custom Milk Paint mix! This green was created using GF's Emerald Green Milk Paint with just a small amount of Coastal Blue Milk Paint, and the proportions are roughly 5 or 6 parts to 1. Loving it! The Green Bureau says, "This large and lovely vintage bow-front dresser was painted in a custom shade of General Finishes green Milk Paint, lightly distressed, glazed just on the details, and all finished with General Finishes High Performance Top Coat."

Shabby Pickins restyled this sublime solid maple dresser and chest of drawers with Basil Green Milk Paint and Java Gel stained tops! What pre-existing surfaces can you apply General Finishes Gel Stain to? Find out more in this video!

Shannon from Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats says, "This table makes me so happy! We have a huge love for the rustic pieces and we knew this one would look great in our favorite color - a custom mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue and Lime Green Milk Paints with a Java Gel stained top."

Suzanne of The Painted Drawer transformed this wicker table using General Finishes Basil Green Milk Paint and Winter White Glaze Effects.