Furniture Design Ideas featuring Holiday Red, Brick Red and Tuscan Red Milk Paint and Rembrandt Red Chalk Style Paint.

Two adorably mismatched sewing tables refinished in Tuscan Red from General Finishes. I love the rustic tops on these two cuties and think this deep red is the perfect color to compliment their turned legs and smaller size. - {createinspire}_

What a job, but the end results made it worth it. Tuscan Red and Java Gel, a beautiful combination. This solid oak monster took four coats of paint and three coats of Java Gel to get the coverage I wanted. Finished off with 4 coats of HP flat. My client had a vision and GF came through again. Love, Love, Love this product. - Repurposed Love by Rhonda Donnelly_

Thanks to Mike Valichka Sr. for sharing this lovely bench painted with GF Brick Red Milk Paint and glazed with Burnt Umber Glaze Effects. Great look!
Chelsea at Red Poppy Pickin' by Chelsea's Creations LLC_ shared; "Photo shared from my client Tami... She painted her out-of-date hutch with Holiday Red by General Finishes and sealed with High Performance Top Coat and turned it into a STUNNING stand out piece of furniture ~ let Tami know how great of a job she did!! Want to take on your own project?! Come on by and get your Milk Paint on ;)"
Kristin from Dressers and Jujubes refinished this magnificent buffet using General Finishes Tuscan Red Milk Paint topped with a mix of Van Dyke Brown and Pitch Black Glaze Effects. The top drawers were stained in GF's Java Gel Stain, and High Performance Satin was applied to the entire piece. Beautiful work!
We're loving this bold and beautiful travel-inspired desk restyle by Gravity Hill Furnishings_! "This is such a great piece of furniture that had been well loved. Prep work, stain and paint has breathed new life into this versatile piece. It will serve you well as a desk, craft table or even a catchall in a large entry way area. The top and drawer front are stained with General Finishes Java Gel Stain. The finish is protected with GF High Performance Top Coat in Satin. The body of this table is...
"Glazed. Red. Perfection Buddha and dresser..." We couldn't have said it better ourselves! What a stunning setup by Carlos at Arroyave Studio_. He shares, "This one has all GF products! Holiday Red, Van Dyke Brown Glaze and HP top coat... Take a look at our gallery! And thank you, we love GF!"

This conversion was finished in Tuscan Red, Van Dyke Brown Glaze and Semi-Gloss High Performance Top Coat. We added feet to the piece to give it a little more height, a cedar back and two adjustable shelves. This unique piece has a side panel with a mirrored door and tie rack and four doors. Love how grand this piece turned out! Thank you General Finishes! - Karen of Poplar Penny_

This romantic renaissance-style dining set was refinished with a custom mix of Tuscan Red and Holiday Red Milk Paint, then topped with Java Gel Stain by Rachel's Re-purposed Restorations_!
Brick Red Milk Paint was the perfect choice for this chest of drawers with drop-down desk. It really shows off the repurposed vintage spigot handles-turned drawer pulls! Vintage bicycle paper liner was used inside the drawers for the perfect finishing touch! - Romancing the Home at the Queen of Hearts_
This red hot rocking chair set was refinished using General Finishes Tuscan Red Milk Paint by Pops Restorations.
This eye catching table was refinished by Made New Design_ of Middletown, CT. The base was painted with GF Brick Red Milk Paint and accented with Pitch Black Glaze Effects. The top was stained with the one and only Java Gel Stain. Great color combo!

Now available in our booth at Now Then and Again_! This sweet little lady has lovely legs and curved drawers, painted in a 50/50 mix of General Finishes Brick Red and Holiday Red Milk Paint with a GF Brown Mahogany Gel Stained top, all sealed with GF High Performance Top Coat. New glass knobs add a bit of sparkle to this versatile piece that could be used either as a desk or an accent table." - The Green Bureau_

Reblessed, LLC says, "This is the first time in my life that I (Katie) have considered putting anything red in my house. I love how dramatic the black glaze and black undercoat looks with our Brick Red. It's so...sultry! Unfortunately, this baby is taken! We hope our customers enjoy this beauty!"
Red is apparently the color of the month! This is the 5th piece we've done for customers who have chosen the ever-popular General Finishes Brick Red and Lamp Black. This piece was also finished with Van Dyke Brown Glaze, light distressing, and a satin top coat. - Reblessed, LLC_

Love this makeover from Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats​ of St. Charles, MO! Sharing a custom piece for a client. General Finishes Tuscan Red with an application of dark wax to give age. The factory finish top had to go and we knew Java Gel would look great against the red!!

Your milk paint levels beautifully! I love working with it and the finish it gives is like no other. Thank you for such a tremendous product. This French Provincial side table was refinished in Tuscan Red. -{createinspire}
Check out this chic coffee bar at Salon 505​! The talented ladies at AZ Vintage Vault​ refinished this beauty with Queenstown Gray and Holiday Red Milk Paint and sealed it with High Performance Top Coat in Satin.
This ravishing Empire dresser was painted by The Modern Cottage Company​ in GF Holiday Red Milk Paint.
Marcy of R Old House Vintage & More​ refinished this hutch by layering Brick Red Milk Paint over Lamp Black. Love the new look!

What a fun addition this would be to your backyard!! John Adams brightened up this phone booth with General Finishes Holiday Red Milk Paint and Argentine Pearl Effects.

Team Sutton Designs​ painted this eye catching dresser in a custom milk paint color called "Sangria Red". They mixed 2 parts Holiday Red with 1.5 parts Lamp Black and the result is this amazing hue. It was also sealed with GF's High Performance Top Coat in satin.

Ivy Mae Studios​ of Burlington Ontario have this dresser a fantastic new look with General Finishes Driftwood and Tuscan Red Milk Paints. What a great color combination! Check out more from Ivy Mae Studios at
Miss Daisy's Attic refinished this radiant buffet with Holiday Red Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain - what a beautiful combo! "Believe it or not this was my first time using Holiday Red. This piece turned out much better than I had even imagined. I stained the top in Java, used Holiday Red with Van Dyke Glaze and topped it all of with High Performance Flat. Thanks for the great products!"
We chose General Finishes Tuscan Red and added dark wax and a bit of distressing. Loving the industrial look of the knobs, which were from Hobby Lobby. I am completely sold on Tuscan Red and you'll see more of it from us for sure!!
This awesome overhauled open-top bar with comics was finished with Holiday Red Milk Paint by Brian at - Repurposing, Upcycled & Nature! Brian says, "I had the pleasure of using General Finishes "Holiday Red" Milk Paint and Modern Masters Metallic "Silver" Paint." Read more here! Try Argentine Pearl Effects for a similar look! You can find your favorite GF products at Woodcraft, RockIer Woodworking...
It is almost porch sitting season! Larry over at Pops Restorations just finished these "Fire Chief's Retirement vehicles" using Tuscan Red Milk Paint and Exterior 450 Topcoat in Satin for maximum weatherproofing! Learn more about General Finishes exterior finishes for furniture in this short video:
{createinspire} says, "Two things. 1. I just want to give a huge shout out to General Finishes for having such amazing products. This set of tables is being refinished in Tuscan Red and I it! Not just the color but the paint itself. 2. Everyone has a piece of outdated oak furniture lurking somewhere, right? Have you considered giving it a little lift instead of getting rid of it? Oh, the power of paint!"

Simple Redesign​ turned this antique dresser into a workstation desk. It was painted and stained with custom color mixes. The top was stained with a 50/50 mix of Java and Antique Walnut Gel Stain and the body was painted with a combo of Persimmon, Coral Crush and Brick Red Milk Paints. To get all the details of this project and the "recipe" for this paint color visit,

Amazing! This fixer-upper turned into a comic book lover's treasure! - Repurposing, Upcycled & Nature says, "The dresser needed lots of new reinforcements and realigning of the drawers. After that it was a whole lot of custom TLC. With relocating the drawer tops, custom paint and distressing, custom repurposed skateboard trucks for handles and vintage comics inlaid into the drawer designs. I used General Finishes Holiday Red milk paint and Modern Masters Inc. silver...

"When we heard that the 2015 Pantone color was Marsala, of course we had to figure out how to create it using General Finishes Milk paint. Here's the first piece we painted using this concoction. So fresh and fabulous!" Marsala is one of many beautiful custom Milk Paint combinations created by The Green Bureau ( The warmth of Marsala was created using GF's Brick Red, Royal Purple and Snow White Milk Paints! This...

Angela of Number Fifty-Three​ gave this end table a bold and bright new look with General Finishes Holiday Red Milk Paint. I think the color completely transformed this table from something everyday to a bold statement piece that you take notice of.

Beth at Mary Beth's Place upcycled this stunning antique secretary with Tuscan Red and Pitch Black Glaze for a divine velvet red finish! Beth says, "I used General Finishes "Tuscan Red" and their "Pitch Black" glaze to accentuate all of the lovely details. Several top coats in General Finishes Top Coat in Satin completed this transformation!" See the full transformation here!
Leah at Leah Hamilton Design gave new life to this beautiful buffet with Tuscan Red Milk Paint & Antique Walnut Gel Stain for a glaze and on top also!

What a masterpiece! Diane at The Paint Factory upcycled this art-inspired dresser with our Van Dyke Brown Glaze over ASCP. We suggest our Tuscan Red Milk Paint to recreate the look!

Shannon from Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats says, "This piece is farmhouse perfection!! Helps so much to have a great color selection to choose from! This was done in General Finishes Brick Red Milk Paint, distressed, sealed and then freshly upholstered.
Just finished this statement" chair with Van Dyke Brown glaze and High Performance Top Coat over Behr Red Pepper with a dash of MS Wrought Iron on the rush seat. The Van Dyke Brown glaze worked well on the rush as well as the paint. I love the way it tied all those colors together." - The House at the End of the Road​
Jenny at Clarksville's A Place To Remember transformed this cute little telephone bench with Tuscan Red Milk Paint! Jenny says, "Have I told y'all how much I love General Finishes products? This little gossip/telephone bench needed a face lift and General Finishes Tuscan Red was the winner for this job! Very smooth finish and a rich color to make this piece the perfect addition to that empty space in your home!"
The Green Bureau recreated Pantone's color of the year, Marsala, with this gorgeous custom mix of Brick Red, Royal Purple, and Snow White Milk Paints! "When I heard that the 2015 Pantone color was Marsala, of course I had to figure out how to create it using General Finishes Milk Paint... Here’s the recipe: 3 parts Brick Red + 1 part Royal Purple + 1 part Snow White... smile emoticon Now to figure out what to use it on…" We absolutely love it! Get some tips for applying General Finishes Milk...
Chrissie of Chrissie's Collection refinished this breathtaking buffet in Tuscan Red Milk Paint! What a stunning piece! Says Chrissie, "Such a beautiful rich color!" Head over to her page to see her great selection of pieces!

Meredith Jones Leider gave this cabinet a marvelous makeover with a custom mix of Persimmon, Holiday Red, and Antique White Milk Paints! Have you started creating combinations for the General Finishes Color Contest yet? We think this is the perfect poppy red! Read a little more about the contest here:

Susan from Second Chances by Susie refinished this little antique chest using General Finishes Tuscan Red Milk Paint with a farmhouse tea stain antique glaze. "Love this deep rich shade." -Susan
The Wood Shed ( refinished these beautifully bold bar stools using General Finishes Holiday Red Milk Paint!
Studio Paint refinished this radiant red coffee table with Java Gel Stain and ASCP! We suggest our Tuscan Red or Holiday Red Milk Paint to recreate this look. Adding a bright pop of color to your home is the perfect way to start out the New Year! "I first refinished the top of my lovely red painted coffee table with my favourite General Finishes Java Gel Stain." See more beautiful photos here:
Modern Vintage refinished this oval 2 tiered table and frames with General Finishes Holiday Red Milk Paint. We are loving their bold new look!
Peculiar Treasures says, "Look how General Finishes products helped bring new life to this cabinet in our booth. I love how easy this paint works on any literally is like spreading butter across your furniture. Brings new life to old things."
Trinda McDuffee kept the original integrity of this Martha Washington Sewing Table using GF's Java Gel Stain and Tuscan Red Milk Paint sealed with High Performance Top Coat! You can find your favorite GF products at Woodcraft, Rockler Woodworking stores or Wood Essence in Canada. You can also use your zip code to find a retailer near you at
Cottage Paints refinished this tall pine chest in Tuscan Red Milk Paint, Yellow Ochre Glaze Effects and topcoat!
The Green Bureau shared this one of a kind piece!"This piece inspired a new custom color mix that we call "Cherry Tomato" (equal parts General Finishes Persimmon and Holiday Red). It's a great modern red that works well on this small, traditional piece."
"Some may think your "Holiday Red" is the perfect color for Christmas but we are in LOVE with your " Brick Red" Milk Paint. How cute is this?" -Shabby and Sew Much Mor We love this festive decor. Great work!