Furniture Design Ideas featuring Buttermilk Yellow, Somerset Gold and Sunglow Milk Paints and Moroccan Yellow and Apricot Chalk Style Paints.

"This is my first time using Buttermilk and I absolutely love it… Such a beautiful shade of yellow." -Theresa of Treasures Rediscovered ( The Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint is sealed with High Performance topcoat in flat.

This gorgeous frosty lemonade color was created by Modern Vintage using a mix of Buttermilk and Sunglow Milk Paint frosted with Winter White Glaze Effects.

Buttermilk Yellow Beauties
General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint goes with just about any color! Airdrie Furniture Revival has paired it here with GF Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint. Great combo!
Hello, sunshine! Samantha at A Little Simplicity painted this adorable table with Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint!
Alternatively Yours​ shared this lovely 1920's Malcolm & Hill dresser that was painted with a custom mix of equal parts Somerset Gold and Antique White Milk Paint. Just gorgeous!
Check out this desk from Trillium Park Designs​!"Finally...out of the basement and into some natural light! Painted in a Calcium Carbonate sage green with General Finishes Somerset Gold Milk Paint topcoat. A little stenciling and a lot of distressing for an Old World feel!"
Kelly from Soul Patina​ repurposed an unused sewing cabinet into a bright and cheery planter. It was painted with GF Sunglow Yellow Milk Paint and sealed with Exterior 450 top coat.
Red Shed Restoration shared this fabulous vintage polygon cabinet finished with Somerset Gold Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain on top!
Soul Patina transformed this sweet Martha Washington sewing cabinet into a fun spring planter with Sunglow Milk Paint! "Before & After of a sewing cabinet I turned into a cute front porch planter. I used General Finishes Milk Paint in Sunglow. I will have similar ones for sale at my booth at South & Main in Dalton's Funky Flea Market on May 16th." It's the perfect time to move your painting projects out into the fresh air! Find out how to spray General Finishes Milk Paint in this video...
Somerset Gold beauty by Rustic Roots! Since the drawers on this vintage dresser were broken, they came up with an ingenious idea to create shelves and make it into a multipurpose piece! "This is an antique dresser upcycled with shelving added and drawers removed. This is painted with General Finishes Somerset Gold! This sweet piece could be used in a bathroom, as a media center, entryway table, baby's room, etc!"
Jen's Furniture Rehab​ is ready for spring!"Now this was a fun project!! It took two days and myself and two helpers to remove every bit of the stuffing and about 5 million staples from this chair!! I would refer whoever upholstered this chair to everyone!! Once it was naked, I covered it in General Finishes Sunglow Milk Paint, and since it's rated for outdoor use, I skipped the sealer! By the end of the summer, I hope to see it fully engulfed in a different kind of floral beauty!!"
Spring is here! Headboard bench painted in Sunglow Milk Paint with Van Dyke Brown Glaze and seat stained in Brown Mahogany Gel Stain and sealed in High Performance Top Coat. - Miss Daisy's Attic​ of Joplin, MO
Wouldn't this be a sweet setup for a laundry room? Team Sutton Designs shared this fresh farmhouse style with Java Gel Stain and SW paint! For a similar look, we suggest Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint. "I love doing rustic and distressed pieces because they are always so imperfectly perfect. This fun little piece was done in Sherwin Williams " White Raisin" with a General Finishes Java top. Cute jute knobs and balloon liner just take this piece to an old-time rustic farmhouse."
Theresa Young refinished this gorgeous dresser in General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint. The entire piece was sealed with our water based High Performance Top Coat. Looks great! Perfect for a baby's room!
Beth from Rustique & Chic applied Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint to these lovely barstools!
Vintage/Old/Loved​ gave this farm style console table a fresh new look with General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint and Antique Walnut Gel Stain. Just the perfect color to brighten any room!
It's beginning to look a lot like spring thanks to Shannon from Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats! "Sharing a cute country table painted in General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint. We love how it gets us thinking Spring! This color of yellow is the perfect shade - so soft and pretty!" -Shannon
The Cornish Painted Furniture Company shared this Buttermilk Yellow beauty! "The small dresser is turning out beautifully. I've painted it in General Finishes' Buttermilk Milk Paint (3 coats), and then aged it using their Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effect (1 coat), then their High Performance varnish in Satin (2 coats)... I wanted to achieve a kind of French olde worlde style with this dresser, so distressed it a little round the edges. It's beautiful."
Danielle at Gates Shabby Chic Repurposed.Reclaimed.Refinished restyled this lovely little accent chair with Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint! So sweet! 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
Sarah at The Splattered Smock restyled this gorgeous oak claw foot dresser with Somerset Gold Milk Paint and AS Wax!
Add some sunshine to your day with this beautiful Buttermilk Yellow desk restyle by Alison at The Modern Cottage Company! Alison used MMS White Wax on the details, but we suggest our Winter White Glaze for a more maintenance-free finish! Wondering whether to use wax or a glaze and topcoat? This post weighs the pros & cons of each, along with some suggestions for achieving that vintage wax look using GF products, without the hassle of waxing! ...

Nancy of 4 Heaven's Sake says, "This project turned out exactly how I envisioned! GORGEOUS! I didn't have enough of one color to complete this piece so I mixed equal parts of Antique White and Millstone, then 1/4 Basil and 1/4 Buttermilk. I then used High Performance Top Coat in flat and VanDykeBrown glaze over the entire piece. I can ALWAYS count on GF products! LOVE THEM!" Remember that GF's Glaze Effects always requires a top coat sealant! Great work, Nancy!

We were absolutely blown away by this table refinished by Theresa from Painted Twice Designs in GF's Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint! Theresa says, "I absolutely love your product and use it all the time."
Chelsea of Chelsea's Creations shared this pretty yellow dresser topped with Java Gel Stain! If you love this look, we suggest Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint to recreate it. 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
Laura Faye Creations says, "Nothing like a bit of Sunshine this holiday season. This was a custom order of mine using General Finishes Sunglow Milk Paint. Love, love, love the color!"
All is merry and bright with this cheerful Christmas chalkboard by Amy of Junk Love and Co.! Amy used Somerset Gold Milk Paint and light distressing on this pretty piece. Amy says, "I Chalkboards... pretty sure the gal getting this one will it too!" 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
Hello Sunshine! Modern Vintage gave this chest a bright and cheery makeover with a mix of GF Buttermilk Yellow and Sunglow Milk Paint.
Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats says, "This adorable vanity was brought to us all the way from Kentucky. We went for General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow and got rid of the dated knobs. The pretty new fabric for the bench and drawers finishes the makeover."
Painted Furniture Fredericksburg Richmond ( refinished this lovely dresser in General Finishes Somerset Gold Milk Paint and lined the drawers with blue chevron paper! "Love the way this French Provincial Dresser turned out! ... Would be a nice pop of color in any room!" -Painted Furniture Fredericksburg Richmond. We agree!
Chrissie's Collection painted this 12 drawer mahogany dresser with General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint. Love the antiqued finish and dark stained top. Such a stunning piece!
This sweet vanity was upcycled with Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint by Shannon of Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats! Says Shannon, "Buttermilk Yellow is such a soft, pretty color and we think it looks perfect on this vanity!" Find out how to hand apply General Finishes Milk Paint in this video tutorial!
As winter nears, I need as much sunshine as possible! - Modern Vintage. This dresser and chair painted with GF Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint are definitely bright and cheery. Just what we need on this cold and snowy Wisconsin day!
Sharing my latest creation in your fabulous Somerset Gold Milk Paint. Great color for Autumn! - Shackteau Interiors
Chrissie's Collection created a new gorgeous look for this Mahogany bow front dresser with General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint and our Java Gel Stain.
These French end tables have been given a Buttermilk Yellow makeover by Tracey of Hidden Vintage Studios. The color of the original handles compliment the brown glaze perfectly!
Junkcollectorjunky refinished this lovely cabinet."For the finish we decided to do, chippy and old looking. General Finishes Somerset Gold with Antique White and Van Dyke Brown glaze were perfect."Great work! It's no surprise this piece sold very quickly!
Sweet little table transformation by Sarah of Take2! Sarah restyled this piece with Somerset Gold Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain on the top.
Love Junk upcycled these cute end tables and sealed in the goodness with General Finishes High Performance Topcoat! For a similar look, we recommend our Millstone Milk Paint paired with Van Dyke Brown Glaze! This was finished with SW Sage and Mocha Glaze.
Restored By Rachel brightened up this outdoor bench with a fresh coat of General Finishes Somerset Gold Milk Paint. Looks great!
Rescued Furnishings refinished this beautiful dresser using General Finishes Sommerset Gold Milk Paint! To learn more, visit the blog post: To find a retailer near you, visit: GF products are also available at Woodcraft and Rockler stores in the US, and limited selections available at Lee Valley in Canada. #GeneralFinishes #MilkPaint #...
Junk Love and Co. painted this frame in General Finishes Somerset Gold Milk Paint! "With some distressing, she has turned into a beauty." -Junk Love and Co. #GeneralFinishes #MilkPaint #SomersetGoldMilkPaint
Shackteau Interiors is loving our sunny Somerset Gold Milk Paint... what a darling dresser!
All of these pieces were painted with General Finishes Milk Paint by Oliver and Rust. The ladderback chair and 2 farmhouse stools were transformed with Linen Milk Paint and the tall stool got a fresh coat of our Somerset Gold Milk Paint. Don't they all look so lovely together? Pretty as a picture!
Sharon at Southern Marketplace is on fire this week! Here's another beautiful buffet restyle using Buttermilk Milk Paint and Van Dyke Brown Glaze.

This lovely oak dresser was given a facelift by Oliver and Rust. It was painted with a custom mix of General Finishes Somerset Gold, Antique White and Linen Milk Paint. This buttery color is gorgeous!

Kandice from Justthewoods went through some trail and error when attempting to complete an image transfer onto General Finishes Milk Paint! We asked if she would share her story: "I originally tried using artisan enhancements transfer gel, but the image rubbed off. So I used the wax paper method and when I tried to seal it wiped right off again. Soooooooo I did the wax paper method again but lightly sprayed with a clear sealer first. Once that dried, I was able to seal with GF's High...
This adorable child's rocking chair has been painted in General Finishes Somerset Gold Milk Paint with a girl with butterflies graphic added. A Big difference from the spray paint stencil originally on it. -Justthewoods

"Gotta love General Finishes Milk Paints... love love them." -Theresa

This delightful dresser was painted in GF Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint!

"As the flowers bloom on this sweet little vintage sewing cabinet turned porch planter~ it's literally been a show stopper as people stop to admire it, asking what paint & color was used and taking pictures. Couldn't be happier with your products!" -Shabby and Sew Much Mor GF’s Somerset Gold Milk Paint was used on this piece!