Glaze Effects

"My client wanted to glam up her coffee table and I couldn't have been more excited to help! What once was a sweet, but understated little table, is now a chic center of attention!" - Goebig & Go Home   This beauty was refinished with GF Antique White Milk Paint, Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects and Flat Out Flat Topcoat.    
Fantastic makeover with General Finishes Seagull Gray Milk Paint and Pitch Black Glaze Effects.   "Sofa tables are one of my all time favorite things to refinish. When I saw this table, with it's bun feet and curved legs, I knew I had to have it." - Boxwood & Brass    

Check out how Iron Orchid Designs creates a vintage china look from paper plated with GF Limestone Chalk Style Paint and Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects.  Visit the link for a tutorial video on how to create this look. 

This desk features a beautiful burled veneer top that has been completely refinished with General Finishes Water Base Dye Stains.  It is a custom color mix consisting of Medium Brown Dye Stain with a touch of Dark Brown Dye Stain and sealed with Arm R Seal. The base of the desk was hand painted in a custom off white and then perfectly aged using General Finishes Van Dyke Brown Glaze.

"This desk went from bruised and beat up to bold and beautiful!... Wanted to go bold with the color and decided on General Finishes Persimmon to do just that. The desk was tastefully accented with General Finishes Van Dyke Brown Glaze, which seamlessly marries the modern color with the vintage origin of the piece. The top was sanded down to bare wood, stained with a custom mix of General Finishes Java and Nutmeg gel stains, and sealed with hemp oil to bring out the beautiful wood grain." -...

"I spruced up this dresser with General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint, Winter White and Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects, and GFHP Flat Top Coat, and some light distressing." - Green Spruce Designs    
Bright and cherry GF Sunglow Milk Paint desk accented with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects by Junque With A Purpose.    

Check out this custom sliding barn door tv console by Resurrected Owl! Painted in GF Queenstown Gray Milk Paint and Pitch Black Glaze Effects.

What a dashing jewelry cabinet this is by Willow Tree Chickadee! Layered with GF Antique White and Queenstown Milk Paint and Winter White Glaze Effects.

Check out this cool piece from Vintage Rose Home, GF's May 2017 Retailer of the Month!   It was painted with General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint, accented with Pitch Black Glaze Effects and topped with Black Gel Stain.   You can visit Vintage Rose Home in person at 4762 SW 72 Ave. Miami, FL or online at https://www.instagram.com/vintagerosehome/?hl=en and...

"This Dixie 5-Drawer Dresser has been given my new specialty finish I’m calling 'Brick Beauty.' Started with a base coat of General Finishes Lamp Black, and a top coat of Brick Red Milk Paint with some distressing here and there to show the black through and give a rustic look. Above that I added Glaze Effects, Red Sienna, to add just a lil' something extra, adding to the overall 'Brick Beauty' look. The pulls and knobs have been given a rich black look to finish off this piece and tie it...

Can't get enough of "The Finicky Fox Buffet" by Stephanie of Rehab to Fab!   "This antique buffet has gotten a HUGE makeover. The entire top needed to be replaced. So I built a new top and stained with multiple layers of stain to get the dimension I was looking for. The body was painted in General Finishes Limestone & Chalk White Chalk style paint. Limestone is a beautiful mix of gray & tan. It needed just one more unique touch, so I grabbed IOD's new Fox Transfer. I rubbed on...

Delilah Tree gave this cabinet a charming makeover with GF Driftwood Milk Paint. She glazed it with Pitch Black Glaze Effects and used Antique Walnut Gel Stain for the top!

This dreamy farmhouse coffee table was refinished by Boxwood & Brass using Antique White Milk Paint and Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects.
 

Antique pie safe glazed in GF Winter White Glaze Effects by The Rustic Seahorse. Love this look!   Watch this video to learn more about glazing with GF Glaze Effects: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iqo0wN3B0-E    
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 was painted with a custom mix of Emerald, Klein Blue and Seagull Gray, then glazed with Pitch Black. The top was stained with General Finishes Black Gel Stain and sealed with Arm-R-Seal. The body was finished with High Performance Top Coat in Semi-Gloss." - J&P Designs   Check out more custom color mixes in the General Finishes Design Center at http://designs.generalfinishes.com/   #generalfinishes #...
The Painted Chifforobe transformed this chair with GF Lamp Black & Holiday Red Milk Paint and Winter White Glaze Effects. Definitely a conversation piece!    

"So happy to donate these solid wood end tables to the IJRA Indiana Junior Rodeo Association. I hope these will bring some money for the kiddos during their silent auction. Also, shout out to Sid with Boone County Uniques. I can always find the neatest...

Mid-century modern dresser. Painted with General Finishes Halcyon Blue, Van Dyke Brown glase, and Java gel stain for the drawer fronts.

"I have fallen in love with this desk!! I created a herringbone pattern on the drawers with strips of lath, stained in Briarsmoke, and top coated with satin High Performance Top Coat. The body and chair are painted with a custom blend of GF Driftwood and Millstone Milk Paint, then glazed with GF Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. The handles are completed with a recycled leather belt." - Seasoned Style

"The possible combinations using GF products are probably endless, but Basil Milk Paint with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects is becoming a definite favorite. I used Java Gel Stain on the top and Antique White Milk Paint on the knobs. HPTC in Satin is such a beautiful sheen."- Gravity Hill Furnishings  
Can't get enough of this rescued cabinet by Gypsy-Magpie! Can you believe this piece was destined for the trash?   It was first given a coat of GF Antique Walnut Gel Stain then topped with Winter White Glaze Effects to make all those details pop!   "I have never used this glaze before but I have fallen in love! It was super easy to work with and is the perfect shade of white. Plus, a little went a loooooong way which makes my budget and hubby happy." - Missy of Gypsy Magpie    

 

"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.

"I was commissioned to make this very large barn wood American flag. It was such an honor making it, especially with everything going on in our country at the moment. I used 100% General Finishes products in Coastal Blue, Snow White, and Holiday Red Milk Paints, and both Pitch Black and Van Dyke Brown Glaze. I should acknowledge that General Finishes products are made here in the United States." - Vintage Soul Barn    
Loving this server table in GF Persian Blue Milk Paint, Winter White Glaze Effects and High Performance Topcoat by Candice Nicole - Antique Revival!   Head over to Candice's blog post here: https://antiquerevivalblog.wordpress.com/2017/02/17/stunning-general-fin... and watch a video of the project!   Candice says, " I have tried so many of the different milk paints and...
"I absolutely love this gorgeous Mersman table that I recently refinished. But...I have no idea what to call this table...sofa table (too short?), foyer table (maybe?), Davenport table (I don't know what that is but it sounds fancy. LOL), console table (Winner winner chicken dinner?). Whatever YOU choose to call it will work for me. ;) The old stain was completely removed from the top, which was then stained with General Finishes Antique Walnut stain. The base was freshened up with Brown...

What a dashing buffet this is by Flippotential Custom Finishes! Painted in GF Driftwood Milk Paint, Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects and sealed with High Performance Topcoat.

This piece is perfect for a young girls room! Bellflower Grove completed this piece by painting it in General Finishes Evening Plum (discontinued) Milk Paint, Winter White Glaze Effects and Champagne Pearl Effects.

 

"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

"If you're a Parrot Head, you'll enjoy this one! The customer had this vision for this unique piece that we built our design around. This chest features sheet music on the sides from Jimmy Buffet's "Son of a Son of a Sailor" along with the customer's favorite line from the song and antique, nautical graphics hand-painted on the drawers. Products and techniques chosen for this chest: General Finishes Milk Paint in Millstone and Antique White with distressing, General Finishes Van Dyke Brown...

What a delightful desk makeover this is by Bellflower Grove! This piece was refinished with GF Patina Green Milk Paint, Pitch Black Glaze Effects, and Java Gel Stain for the stained top.

"Kate transformed this old side table by painting the base with General Finishes Lamp Black (Milk Paint), then adding white wax. The top was done with General Finishes Bone White, Rembrandt Red (Chalk Style Paints) and Coastal Blue (Milk Paint), then distressed and glazed with GF Van Dyke Brown and Pitch Black Glaze Effects." - Simply Beautiful Spaces   Stop by Simply Beautiful Spaces at 45 Walpole St, Ste 101 Stafford, VA to purchase your favorite GF products!    
Fun Valentine's Day sign made from an old cabinet door with GF Holiday Red & Antique White Milk Paint and Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects by The Amber Rose Emporium on Etsy. Such a great idea!      
"Love this cool little table with storage! I'm thinking bedside table or coffee bar!" - Flipping Fabulous   This cute little cabinet was painted with GF Patina Green and Klein Blue Milk Paint, accented with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects and sealed with High Performance Topcoat.        
"Just in time for Valentine's Day! Painted in Brick Red with Van Dyke Brown Glaze on top, this French Provincial chest turned out perfect! A new top was added to replace the original damaged top. I love the rustic look it gives it!"    

"This piece was finished completely with General Finishes products and I couldn’t be more thrilled with the results! The dresser was painted using a custom blend of Milk Paints in Patina Green, Emerald, Coastal Blue and Corinth Blue, which created a wonderful peacock blue. The entire body was then glazed using Glaze Effects in Pitch Black. The coordinating mirror received the same paint and glaze treatment. The top of the dresser was stripped and stained using Java Gel Stain. Everything was...

This dresser in GF Stillwater Blue Chalk Style Paint and Pitch Black Glaze Effects by Belle Maison is simply beautiful!    

What a gorgeous Antique English Court Cupboard this is! Refinished by Rehab to Fab. Painted in General Finishes Seagull Gray and Antique Whtie Milk Paint. It was then distressed and glazed with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects.

Check out this wonderful end table finished by Boxwood & Brass! The body was painted in GF Antique White Milk Paint and Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects.

"Used three different General Finishes Milk Paint colors for this layered/distressed top. I used Halcyon Blue, Driftwood & Lamp Black, painting it on and also dry brushing multiple layers. The Tiger Oak had such amazing texture so I wet distressed it down all over which brought the grain back out. For the body I mixed General Finishes Glaze Effects, Pitch Black & Winter White to get just the right grey to get in all those amazing grooves throughout this piece. And the grey was a...

Check out this sexy dining table set makeover by DeDe of Designed Decor! This ravishing set was painted in Linen and Persian Blue Milk Paint. After staining the table top with Java Gel Stain, DeDe applied Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects for added texture and sealed the pieces with High Performance Topcoat in Flat.

Learn more about this masterful transformation by going to DeDe's blog at http://bit.ly/2igST6J

"This stunning dark beauty has been restyled and given new life. The body has been hand painted using General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint, glazed in (GF) Pitch Black, and finished with just the perfect about of light distressing. The top has a custom stain and has been finished in a flat poly for durability." - The Urban Farmhouse    
"Starting this year off with my new favorite color, GF Klein Blue Milk Paint. Mixed a glaze up using GF Pitch Black Glaze and Black Pearl by WO. Topped off, of course, with High Performance Topcoat in satin! Love your products as always." - Dannielle from Distress me, Distress me not LLC   Learn more about GF Glaze in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jifX-ZCHDI    

"My neighbor was going to throw out this French Provincial dresser. After sanding, cutting, building supports for the seat and reusing all original material that came with the dresser, I was able to make it new again." - L Harden

The following products were used to complete this project:

Antique White Milk Paint; Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects; Java Gel Stain; High Performance Topcoat in Satin

L Harden entered this piece into the DIY Upcycled Furniture category of the...

"Make that special person happy with this beautiful jewelry chest. Painted Holiday Red with Pitch Black Glaze Effects and High Performance Flat topcoat. With 8 drawers and sides that swing open this will hold all your bling!" - Paula Grinder of J & P Designs

"I just finished up this custom order... It was a dresser with great shape and bones, just needed a little refresh! Refinished in General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint, while Van Dyke Brown Glaze settles into the carvings making them stand out just perfectly!" - Roots & Wings Furniture
 

"Solid, sturdy, beautiful and definitely UNIQUE! This one of a kind piece was refinished in General Finishes products! This is a custom color I created using Seagull Gray, Antique White, Linen, Coastal Blue, and Lamp Black Milk Paints! Then I used a light coat of Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects and dry brushed with Antique White! I love how versatile General Finishes products are!" - The Shabby Project

"I found Serena languishing in a local thrift store. She was built in my local area nearly 100 years ago. Her existing finish was alligator scaly and she was missing veneer in a lot of places. This is the second dresser I chose to tackle and I envisioned I could transform her back to glory with some paint and glaze. 

I cleaned her, stripped her, patched her and sanded her, and she began to come back to life. 

I chose to stain the top with a custom mix of antique walnut and...

"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

The following products were used to finish this...