"Isn't this one a beauty! This vintage French Provincial triple dresser was chosen out of our current inventory and customized for a client using General Finishes Seagull Gray Milk Paint with detail glazing in Argentine Pearl. The whole thing was finished off in a mix of Champagne Pearl Effects and HP in Semi Gloss to give it an all over shimmer. Love the way it turned out!!" - Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed Furniture
"The wardrobe was painted in a custom mix of General Finishes Patina Green and Snow White Milk Paint. I then mixed Patina Green and Klein Blue Milk Paint with Champagne Pearl Effects Glaze and blended. A final coat of Champagne Pearl Effects was added to give it that extra dose of shimmer that Charlotte (my daughter) wanted. New white ceramic and glass knobs were added. When asked if she thought the wardrobe reminded her of a mermaid, Charlotte exclaimed 'Yes, but where's the red hair?!'" -...
"The piece is made completely from salvaged dock timbers from a Coast Guard station; it is dense yellow pine. After cleaning decades of salt, oil, and grime off the wood, I left the surface in its natural state to show it's beautifully weathered and rugged profile." - Tobias Olsen of Cascade Pacific Woodworks
The following products to were to refinish this lovely project: Java Gel Stain, High Performance Topcoat, Driftwood Milk Paint, Argentine and Tawny Pearl Effects.
This piece is a real head turner in GF Copper Pearl Effects, Pitch Black Glaze Effects and Lamp Black Milk Paint.
"Wow!!! Even I was amazed to see this piece all done and through my camera, to see all the details that make this piece so special... This is a client owned piece, that belonged to her grandmother, with such a cool story behind its use over the years and how you could tell it's a beloved piece for her.I hold a lot of pride in that fact that they entrusted me to bring it back...
"This gorgeous piece marries a traditional shape with a unique "melted copper" modern rustic look, perfect for adding visual interest to any space! General Finishes Coastal Blue is the perfect deep navy, and the Copper Pearl Effects are offset by a rubbed gold look on the metal hardware for a totally chic and stunning design." - For Love of the Paint
"Very excited to finally post this piece and my new specialty finish I’m calling 'Knights Armor.' This Large Bombay Chest updates any bedroom or entry way with an elegant and classically aged style.
"Hand-painted using General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint as a base coat, with a secondary coat of Argentine Pearl, Pearl Effects; painted on and textured to give this unique look. Then layers of Bronze & Tawny Pearl Effects, applied to add to the depth.
"Finally a layer...
"Here is a recent piece I completed using the Pearl Effects Burnished Pearl Effects in bringing this mandala to life. A touch of bohemian glam is perfect for any decor. I absolutely love the Pearl Effects in giving my pieces their own unique look." - Attics of My Life
"The true beauty is in the reflection. Just look at those gorgeous mountains peeking through. What an amazing state to live in..we are truly blessed. Oh and this dresser isn't too bad either." - Just Chic
Just Chic, a GF retailer in Anchorage, AK, created this look with GF Antique White Milk Paint that's been stippled with Argentine and Burnished Pearl Effects then blended with touches of Antique White and the lovely Champagne Pearl Effects. The top is stained with a custom mix of...
What a charming statment piece this is by Live Dwell Interiors! The base was painted in GF Persian Blue Milk Paint with dark waxing. Accented with Champagne Pearl Effects and sealed with High Performance Topcoat Satin.
This side table by Refurbished Gentleman, LLC is a real stunner!
GF Lamp Black Milk Paint, Copper Pearl Effects and Pitch Black Glaze Effects are an unstoppable combo!
"This two-tier coffee table has been given my Aged/Hammered Copper finish throughout the top and covering the bottom shelf. The legs are black tying in the glaze accenting throughout. The top and bottom areas have both been given layers of Polycrylic for added protection." - Refurbished Gentleman, LLC
Refurbished Gentleman used General Finishes products, included Lamp Black Milk Paint, Copper Pearl Effects, Pitch Black Glaze Effects and High Performance Topcoat Flat.
This vintage telephone table was completely reimagined by Camie Morrison of Farmhouse Relics 2 Roses!
Camie explains, "I used 2 coats of GF Antique White Milk Paint, 3 coats of Champagne Pearl Effects and 3 coats of High Performance Matte."
Spectacular work, Camie!
Vintage Vanity: this is what Antique White Milk Paint, Champagne Pearl Effects, and bling bling knobs look like when put together. We hand-painted three coats of Antique White Milk Paint and followed with two coats of HPTC in Satin. We then dry brushed Champagne Pearl Effects in all the right places. All was sealed again with HPTC in Satin. The knobs are gold glass.
"We've found our Valentine - we call her Madame Blueberry. Her style is transcendent and can easily blend with just about any look depending on what she's adorned in. She's a real gem!
"We painted this chest in General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint with High Performance Satin Topcoat and the Winter White Glaze Effects. We also added layers of Bronze and Burnished Pearl Effects on the trim and drawer pulls to give the details a bit more spotlight!" - Reblessed, LLC
"Wanted to share my most recent GF Piece. I fell in love with GF Milk Paint a few months ago. This was my first piece restyled using only the General Finishes line of products. I adore her!! I used Coastal Blue (Milk Paint) and Burnished (Pearl Effects). I also used Burnished to refinish the hardware. Sealed her in HPTC and am sooooo pleased!!" - Delilah Tree
"We just finished this gorgeous piece that will soon now be available to rent at For the Love of Pete Event Rental & Floral... The table is painted in dark gray with light gray wash over it. We sealed it with GF High Performance Satin Top Coat then used for first time the Argentine Pearl Effects by General Finishes and we are so in love! You will soon be seeing tons more...
"We updated this chest using General Finishes Seagull Gray Milk Paint with Argentine Pearl Effects . All was sealed with General Finishes High Performance Top Coat Satin Sheen." - The Shabby Chicas located at Homestead Handcrafts
"This pearlized beauty is headed to the booth at the Funky Monkey Vintage Store! A gorgeous antique buffet painted in Antique White Milk Paint by General Finishes which we then topped with Champagne Pearl Effects! The top is stained in Java Gel Stain." - Belle Maison
"Painted with General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and accented with Copper Pearl Effects, this little beauty is ready for Christmas stockings!" - One of a Kind Furniture Finds
Danielle of Finding Silver Pennies created the perfect Thanksgiving DIY project using techniques that she learned at the 2016 GF Flippin' Furniture Expo!
To create the base for these aged copper chargers, she coated the plates in Lamp Black Milk Paint and High Performance Topcoat Satin. She was able to create the texture using Copper Pearl Effects and Pitch Black Glaze Effects.
Learn about this awesome DIY project at http://bit....
"Restyled & Delivered! My client wanted to create a softness to this dresser that has been in her family for 100 years. Had great structure, just needed a new, fresh look for her guest bedroom! Hand painted in General Finishes products. Custom blend of Java Gel Stain and Brown Mahogany Gel Stain on top. Body is a custom blend of Halcyon Blue Milk Paint Coastal Blue Milk Paint and Driftwood Milk Paint. Glazed with Champagne Pearl Effects to give it a shimmery sparkle along with new crystal...
"Antique fabric chair with carved wood legs is available at TatteredGypsy in Blissfield. Fabric was painted with General Finishes Milk Paint in Persian Blue, stenciled in a dark grey with metallic accents, and legs have GF Argentine Pearl Effects glaze finish." - Shabby Heart Studio
Belle Maison created this shimmering beauty with GF Bone White Chalk Style Paint and Champagne Pearl Effects.
"This amazing Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Co, Hastings, Michigan Bookcase was in very poor condition when I found her. Damaged dirty with holes and missing inlay appliques. I have tried to restore her at first..however, peeling veneer and damaged wood make me change my mind. I decided to transfer the image of my favorite painting by Akseli Gallen-Kallela from sane time period what my beautiful piece (1911-1917)
When I have enlarged print of the painting which I have bought on...
"How classic is this piece. This beauty has been transformed with General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint, French Vanilla Chalk Style Paint and Burnished Pearl Effects on the hardware." - Reblessed, LLC
Be sure to stop by their place and see more of their amazing finished pieces as well as your favorite GF Products at 3652 Highway 67 N Poplar Bluff, MO 63901.
We at GF are so happy to share this fun and exiting this dresser by Sondra Foust is!
"Antiques don't always have to be stuffy, frilly, dated or chippy. They can be cool and trendy! This isn't your grandmas furniture anymore. It's young, trendy, and exciting," Sondra explains. "We painted this mid-century beauty with Snow White Milk Paint, Limestone Chalk Style Paint, and Burnished Pearl Effects with High Performance Topcoat Satin. We also updated this rather dated lamp with a...
Check out this enchanting buffet by Rustic Roots! This stunner was restyled in Empire Gray Chalk Style Paint, Java Gel Stain, then accented with Argentine Pearl Effects!
Learn creative techniques using General Finishes Pearl Effects at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRyD4KtypkU.
"This beautiful 1920's Berkey and Gay Buffet will be in the store tomorrow! Painted in General Finishes Persian Blue Milk Paint and sealed with GF High Performance Top Coat in Satin. The details were contoured and hightlighted using GF Pitch Black Glaze and then dry brushed using a mixture of GF Milk Paint in Linen and GF Pearl Effects in Argentine Pearl. This piece is solid wood and in excellent condition. Two cabinets on either side, one with a shelf. The middle drawer is large and deep...
Dramatic mirror transformation by Amy of High Style Restyle
"I painted a base coat of General Finishes Driftwood. All of my favorite finishes are layered so next I brushed on General Finishes Argentine Pearl Effects glaze. For the final layer, I dry brushed Lamp Black over the entire mirror."
Roots & Wings Furniture share a heavy-duty cabinet they beautifully restyled!
They explain, "Remember that 9,000 lb, cabinet of awesome? Well, here it is, it's finally finished! I refinished this with General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint (mixed with a little Champagne Pearl Effects and HP Topcoat Satin for a slight shimmer). The brass hardware is original and was touched up with Antique Gold Rub N' Buff. This was the first time I tried going for a subtle metallic finish...
Vintage Sisters livened up this petite table in Vaspars Mountain Smoth w/ Paints minerals as the base. Then, to add that beautiful glossy look, they used Argentine Pearl Effects and Pitch Black Glaze Effects!
To create that rich gray color, General Finishes offers Driftwood Milk Paint. It is a great product for any recycling needs. To see more products using Driftwood, you can visit our "Gray" designs at http://bit.ly/208PFjc.
Loving this shimmering desk and chair refreshed with GF Antique White Milk Paint and Champagne Pearl Effects.
Dresser painted and layered with Bone White and Empire Gray Chalk Style Paint and accented with Bronze and Champagne Pearl Effects.
Past Thymes Market refinished this metallic masterpiece using General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint topped with a custom mix of Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and Burnished Pearl Effects. A custom glaze was created by combining Lamp Black Milk Paint with Clear Glaze Base. The entire project was sealed with High Performance Top coat.
This table was painted by one of Artistic Home Studio & Boutique's customers at their "Trash to Treasure" class. The gear on the top of the table was made with Wood Icing. Millstone MP was painted in the lighter areas and Queenstown Gray MP was painted in the darker areas. Then Bronze Pearl Effects was stippled over the Queenstown and on the gear.
DeDe of Designed Decor is GF's April 2016 Blogger of the Month and she created this amazingly beautiful decoupaged wallpaper dresser!
"I stained the top of the dresser using General Finishes Black Gel Stain and sealed it with the Gel TopCoat sealer. This was the first time I used the Gel TopCoat sealer and I really like how easy it was to use. I will be using it again. I covered over the stained top and sprayed the dresser using General Finishes Chalk Style Paint in Black Pepper. Once...
Jenny of Rustic Roots made over this buffet with General Finishes Empire Gray Chalk Style Paint. The details were accented with Snow White Milk Paint then topped with Champagne Pearl Effects followed by Bronze Pearl Effects. The top was stained with Java Gel Stain and sealed with High Performance Top Coat in satin and Flat out Flat Top Coat on everything else.
This glamerous buffet was transformed by Simply Loved by Julia using General Finished Snow White Milk Paint glazed with Argentine Pearl Pearl Effects and sealed with High Performance Top Coat in Satin.
"I just finished a piece that I'm so excited about, the Pearl Effects is such a fun way to add some character to a piece to make it stand out! I used the new Chalk Style Paint in Bone White which might be my new favorite neutral color and the Burnished Pearl on the back walls. You're products make it so fun to refinish furniture!" - The French Door
"This was one of our most prized pieces of furniture in the store because it is so beautiful, so we were very relieved when our customer chose Persian Blue and Burnished Pearl Pearl Effects because it stays within the color scheme of traditional European furniture. This dreamy project quickly topped our list as one of our favorite transformations." - Reblessed, LLC
TatteredGypsy created this fantastic nautical table with General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint highlighted with Tawny Pearl Effects and sealed with satin High Performance Topcoat.
How beautiful is this French Provincial dresser from Anastasia Vintage?! Anastasia says, "I decided to go for a classic look. First, a base coat of General Finishes Milk Paint in Driftwood. Then, I added some Pitch Black Glaze by General Finishes to add some more dimension. I finished the whole piece off with High Performance Topcoat in Flat. To add a little glamor to the drawers, I painted the sides with General Finishes Pearl Effects in Burnished. Because a little extra glitz never hurt...
Flaunt My Refurbs gave this dresser a magical shimmer with General Finishes Champagne Pearl Effects!
"Just finished a customer's "new" built-ins and mantel. She decided to warm the room up with __General Finishes_ Antique White. Next, to help her mantel stand out, we added General Finishes Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects, a touch of Burnt Umber Glaze Effects and topped it off with a hearty coat of Champagne Pearl Effects. She ___ it and we are so happy she's happy!" - Reclaimed Karma
"Add some elegance to your Thanksgiving table. Chalk painted squashes with General Finishes "Burnished Pearl" Pearl Effects to highlight all the character of these beauties. Who doesn't love pumpkins and pearls??" - Flippotential
Reblessed, LLC says "Pearl Effects are such a sophisticated way to add a metallic look to any item. We've used ours on furniture, lamps, picture frames, furniture trim, artwork, decor, and more. They can be applied as a solid metallic for a more bold "dipped" look or as a glaze for a more subtle look. We generously applied the Argentine Pearl and the Champagne Pearl over the Driftwood Milk Paint as a glaze. We then decided to add the Van Dyke Brown glaze over it to give the silver tones more...
GF's newest video "Creative Techniques with General Finishes Pearl Effects" is now available!! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRyD4KtypkU
). Here's a creative use of Pearl Effects from Southern Revivals. The castors and trim were painted with Copper Pearl Effects. Such a classy look!
We are loving the Restyled Federal Lingerie Chest. She is adorned in General Finishes Coastal Blue and accented with Pearl Effects Glaze for an added touch of silver sparkle in the Coastal Blue paint to the top before sealing with High-Performance Topcoat. - Renaissance Lady_
Paige Harton Baker says, "Just finished this buffet up! I used the always-awesome Java Gel Stain, High Performance Top Coat in flat and highlighted the back and appliqué with GF's Pearl Effects in Copper." Always remember to seal Pearl Effects with top coat! Gorgeous work, Paige!
Check out this awesome transformation from Nutmeg Creative Cafe_! This brown French Provincial side table was salvaged from the trash and brought back to life with General Finishes Champagne Pearl Effects and gold paint. Nutmeg Creative Cafe entered this piece into The Fab Furniture Flippin' Contest_ for September whose theme was "geometric design". GF was honored to be part of the contest by being a sponsor!