Buttermilk Yellow

During this holiday season, get inspired by colors from the kitchen! Spread seasonal happiness throughout your home by using General Finishes Water Based Paints. General Finishes has the perfect color and shade for any occasion. Colors featured in this palette are as followes (left to right):⠀

•Custom Mix: 1 Part Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint and 4 Parts Snow White Milk Paint

•Custom Mix: 1 Part Persimmon Milk Paint and 20 Parts Sunglow Milk Paint 

•Custom Mix...

Bring the feeling of natural daylight into your home by using General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint! Buttermilk Yellow is a warm, silky, color that won’t overpower your home accessories; it's the perfect shade for anyone looking to add just a hint of nature to their interior! 

Custom Mix Recipes top to bottom:

1 part Buttermilk Yellow + 4 parts Snow White

1 part Buttermilk Yellow + 1 part Snow White

Oringial Buttermilk Yellow

1 part Buttermilk...

"I first sanded entire piece then applied stain to top, painted doors and top drawer with GF Buttermilk Yellow milk paint. The Middle drawers were decoupaged with fabric and the top was hand painted to match the fabric on drawers using GF Evening Plum and assorted acrylic paints, applied three coats of GF Flat Out Flat top coat then applied Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects to drawer, doors and over the hand painted design" - Julia Petrie

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2016 Design Challenge Entry - Pro Upcycled Furniture

"This beautifully layered buffet was accomplished by using only General Finishes products. I created the base coat by mixing the farmhouse green color that consists of GF Milk Paint in Basil, Dark Chocolate, Emerald, and Linen. I then dry brushed on some Buttermilk Yellow. The last coat of paint was a 50/50 mixture of the farmouse green and Antique White. I used the vaseline method of distressing to achieve the chippy look and many...

Shabby and Sew Much Mor used General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint for a fun pop of Fall color.              

Repurposed Love by Rhonda Donnelly are feeling festive for this fall season. They restyled this dresser in Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint and Antique Glazing.

Lindsey of Lindsey Haven Painted Furniture delighted us with this dresser makeover!

She mentioned, "This dresser was painted with General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint. It was a pleasure to use, easy to clean up and great results!"

Deb and Diane of the 2 Junkin Gals blew us away with this color chest of drawers! They used multiple Milkpaints to create this "suitcase" style. They used Millstone Milk Paint for the Base while they used others like Evening Plum, Buttermilk Yellow, Corinth Blue, Tuscan Red, Dark Chocolate, Persian Blue, Lamp Black, and Queenstown Gray for the faces! They finished this piece with High Performance Topcoat Flat as well.

Diane explains, "We love the way this 'suitcase' chest came ...

Check out how creative Sheindel Zelmen-Lukach of Painted Petals was with this adorabe dresser! After painting it in Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint, she hand-painted the birds on branches and finished the piece with a coat of High Performance Top Coat Satin.

This antique night stand was painted in General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint and the legs were stained in Brown Mahogany Gel Stain by Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats.
"We used a custom mix on this one - General Finishes Antique White and Buttermilk Yellow. Love mixing colors - soft and pretty." - Shannon of Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats in St. Charles, MO. They call this color "Buttecream" .
Sheri, a client of Red Poppy Pickin' by Chelsea's Creations LLC, finished this sweet antique table using GF's Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint. Beautiful work, Sheri!
Loving this adorable server refinished in General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint by Wendy, a client of Red Poppy Pickin' by Chelsea's Creations LLC . Awesome job Wendy!
Gorgeous vintage Henry Link Bali Hai set by Chris at Garage 9_! Chris shares, "The color? General Finishes Buttermilk! I love the color Jackie chose for the dresser set. I hadn't used that color before. When Jackie's parents came with their truck to pick everything up, I remarked what a happy color it was. Her mom, Susan, said it was funny that I used the word happy, because that was the same word Jackie had used to describe the color while she was looking at paint chips."
This oak dining set was done in a base coat of General Finishes Snow White Milk Paint, then topped with a custom mix of GF Buttermilk Yellow, Snow White, and Antique White Milk Paint. Lightly distressed and some of that wonderful General Finishes Java Gel Stain on the table top!! We finished it off with two coats of General Finishes High Performance Satin Topcoat. You can also pick up all of the General Finishes Paint, Gel Stain, and High Performance Top Coat at my shop in Hampstead, NC or just...
"You can't go wrong with General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow! Isn't it adorable on the side table! Add a little distressing and seal with General Finishes High Performance Top Coat and you are all done. Love it- Kim Seitz - Seitz Antiques and Collectibles." ~Thanks so much for sharing this adorable piece, Kim!

We adore this end table with a frosty lemonade personality! Modern Vintage created this color using a mix of GF's Buttermilk Yellow and Sunglow Milk Paints frosted with Winter White Glaze Effects.

ReFind Design by Coco Clare hand painted this darling ray of sunshine using General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint.

Sophisticated French Provincial upcycle by Tara at Modern Vintage_! This beauty was finished with a custom mix of Buttermilk Yellow and Sunglow Milk Paints, then glazed with Winter White. Tara shares, "A mix of Buttermilk and Sunglow, frosted with Winter White Glaze, is without a doubt my new obsession! I loved it so much I knew right away that I wanted to do it again on this set when I got it. Perfect for a nursery, guest bedroom or even your own happy bedroom!"

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"This is my first time using Buttermilk and I absolutely love it… Such a beautiful shade of yellow." -Theresa of Treasures Rediscovered (http://on.fb.me/1E8wBWb) The Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint is sealed with High Performance topcoat in flat.

Go for the gold with this look! Try Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint accented with Burnt Umber Glaze Effects. Learn how to apply Glaze Effects in this tutorial! http://bit.ly/1u8ZgYV
Get the look of burnished gold with Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint accented with Pitch Black Glaze Effects! 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 http://bit.ly/1pEtZMu.
Add some warmth to your next piece with Red Sienna Glaze Effects! Get the look: Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint accented with Red Sienna Glaze Effects. Here are some great tips for antiquing, distressing & adding aged details to a piece before applying Glaze Effects: http://bit.ly/1s3f5uQ
Go for the gold! Get the look with Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint accented with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. 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 http://bit.ly/1pEtZMu.
Lighten up a bright color with glazed details! Get the look: Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint accented with Winter White Glaze Effects.
It's time for spring training... Go Brewers! Create a piece with your favorite baseball team's colors! Get the Brewer's look with Buttermilk Yellow hand-distressed over Coastal Blue Milk Paint.

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!
Recycle Design​ used General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow with Pitch Black and Van Dyke Brown Glaze to paint this beautiful chest! Sealed with HPTC of course! THANKS FOR THE WONDERFUL PRODUCTS!
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 http://bit.ly/1pEtZMu.
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! ...
This charming vintage table set was transformed by The Shabby Chicas located at Homestead Handcrafts with Snow White and Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint! "Vintage chrome dining table and two red chairs. Porcelain-top table is white with red accents and has two pullout extension leaves that store underneath. Table chrome cleaned and table apron and drawer refreshed in General Finishes Snow White and Buttermilk Milk Paint, then sealed with High Performance Top Coat." Get some tips for prepping...

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."

Small table with two drawers painted in a mix of equal parts General Finishes Somerset Gold and Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint, lightly distressed, and finished with General Finishes High Performance Top Coat. Decided to go with some fun green owl knobs, but of course you can change them if you prefer something else. ~You can find this beautiful piece at Now Then and Again, courtesy of the talents behind The Green Bureau! What top coat should you use? Find out here:...

Sarah from The Eclectic Moon refinished this fun Lego table in General Finishes Buttermilk Yellow Milk Paint and High Performance Top Coat. "They are very nice products and i like how silky smooth they are, especially the paint. It gives a very polished look." -Sarah
Hello Sunshine! Modern Vintage gave this chest a bright and cheery makeover with a mix of GF Buttermilk Yellow and Sunglow Milk Paint.
This rocking chair was refinished by Inspired by Peaches of Bradford, PA. "First time using General Finishes Paint Products! This wee chair turned out gorgeous in Buttermilk. The texture of your paint is amazing!"
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."
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! http://bit.ly/1xCLHkp
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!