High Performance

Eden Elyse Design Co. gave this accent table the full GF treatment with GF Stillwater Blue Chalk Style Paint, Pitch Black Glaze Effects and High Performance Topcoat. Love how the glaze accentuates those details!    
"We love a good secretary! This beauty was a yard sale find, and it sat in the work room for at least a year before creativity struck us! We had a new drawer built, and added a vintage handle. The outside is painted in Holiday Red and glazed in black and finished with High Performance Satin." - Boutique Unique  
"This is a total beauty! This solid walnut mid-century dresser is in pristine condition, & will last for another 50 years easily! Stained with Antique Walnut & General Finishes Black Gel Stain, sealed with High Performance Satin." - Flipping Fabulous  
"Refinished this mahogany chest of drawers in Black Pepper (Chalk Style Paint) with HPTC in satin. It now looks amazing again ❤" - Amini Design Ashburn    
"Here she is!!! We finally got this gorgeous piece up from the basement and I get to show her off! I'll add all the details and close up shots in the comments. Let me know what you think!! Refinished in General Finishes Snow White, drawers and legs in Java, and multiple coats of High Performance top coat to protect it." - The Copper Elm    

Loving this French Provincial desk by Virginia Vintage Interiors. Finished with General Finishes Argentine Pearl Effects and High Performance Topcoat Satin.

"What a transformation! Painted in General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint, glazed with Red Sienna Glaze Effects and sealed with High Performance Topcoat. Old World Map decoupaged to the top and sealed with 4 coats of General Finishes Exterior 450 Topcoat and buffed." - Vintage Sisters

"Just finished up this pretty lady tonight. She is a vintage style farmhouse dresser made of solid wood with dovetail drawers. Her base has been refinished in General Finishes Driftwood grey, then glazed with General Finishes Winter White and then top coated in GF High Performance Top Coat. The drawers are done in General Finishes Basil on the fronts, Driftwood on the inside and she has a pretty flower pattern to match her new knobs on the sides of each drawer. The fronts of the drawers have a...

Catie Rae Creations gave this Circa 1973-74 solid oak dresser a fresh look with GF Lamp Black Milk Paint, Gel Stain, glaze and High Performance Topcoat.

"This cutie is all wood, has dovetail drawers and is on wheels... I stained and added three pieces of reclaimed wood to the top, added 3" oil-rubbed bronze cup pulls, and painted the piece with General Finishes Nantucket Green Chalk Style Paint. After using Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects, I sealed the dresser with High Performance Topcoat." - Catie Rae Creations

"When I found these pieces, they were a yellow-ish varnish color (ugly). I used GF Antique White Milk Paint and Brown Mahogany Gel stain to give them a new life. Added a stencil design from Royal Design Studio for some fun, and sealed everything with High Performance Topcoat in Satin. Love that you can layer paints and gel stains!" - Rachel Gingold of The Artistic Home Studio and Boutique

"Here it is!! This large, 12 drawer, solid wood dresser, received a sleek black makeover using Lamp Black Milk Paint and flat High Performance Topcoat by General Finishes. We removed the bottom skirt and added new bun feet as well as new hardware to bring this piece up to date. All edges were distressed to give it a rustic feel. It's totally giving me a Restoration Hardware or Pottery Barn vibe and I'm loving it! " - Twig & Thyme Design    

"We're loving this mid-century modern dresser!... We refinished her using General Finishes Milk Paint in Seagull Gray on the box, Driftwood Milk Paint on the lower drawer fronts and cleaned up the natural wood on the top row. All was sealed with GF High Performance Topcoat in Satin." - The Shabby Chicas located at Homestead Handcrafts

Stunning French Provincial dresser transformation by The Distressed Gentleman! Completed with General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint and HPTC Satin Topcoat.

"Love the new look of this Mediterranean-style piece... Refinished in General Finishes Seagull Gray Milk Paint and glazed with Pitch Black Glaze Effects. The whole piece was then sealed with 3 coats of High Performance Topcoat in Satin and the top was given a final look with Black Poly in Satin. Simply gorgeous!" - Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed Furniture

"I Refinished these cabinets for a client's beach house in the Keys. I used GF's Snow White milk Paint with satin High Performance Top Coat. They look amazing & my client is so very happy!" 

Junque With A Purpose gave this dresser a stunning makeover with GF Antique White Milk Paint and Pitch Black Glaze Effects. Sealed with High Performance Topcoat in Satin.

"My client and I were both jumping up and down in her kitchen with excitement because this gorgeous table turned out perfectly!... The base was wet-blended with General Finishes Milk Paint (Lamp Black & Driftwood) and artfully glazed with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. The entire piece was sealed with HPTC Flat and the last two coats were GF Flat Out Flat for the ultimate matte look.

"For the top I used 4 different stains...Varathane sunbleached, Minwax weathered oak, Driftwood...

We'd to take this set home! Finished by The Distressed Gentleman using Linen Milk Paint and sealed with High Performance Topcoat in Satin!

What an astonishing transformation by Suzanne Bagheri of The Painted Drawer! She restored this piece using General Finishes Antique Walnut Gel Stain, Lamp Black Milk Paint, Gel Urethane Topcoat and High Performance Topcoat in Satin.

Read more about this dresser by going to Suzanne's blog post at http://bit.ly/2vtjMrC.

"Loving this custom piece with an open bottom and three drawers on top! This piece was done in the timeless colors of GF Antique White Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain. Has some slight distressing to show its age and was finished in 3 coats of High Performance Topcoat in Flat." - Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed Furniture

"It's all about the details... We used General Finishes Candlelite Gel Stain to make the grain of the wood the star and it is absolutely gorgeous. Lamp Black Milk Paint on the base is the perfect backdrop. Everything is protected with High Performance Flat Poly." - Rundown Rustics

It's all about the details. The hardware really makes this piece stand out. We used Candlelite gel stain to make the grain of the wood the star and it is absolutely gorgeous. Lamp Black milk paint on the base is the perfect backdrop. Everything is protected with High Performance Flat Poly. 

My client has a huge Harry Potter crush and wanted a dresser for her son's room that would provide storage for a growing boy but also a splash of colour. I suggested using the House colours as inspiration and here is the final result. She was thrilled and no spells were put on me! Phew!

"I have a new found love for these cabinets! They are such versatile pieces, doors on, doors off, china cabinet, knick knaks, linens, desk, and so on! They can be used for just about anything and allow for so much storage! This fabulous piece was refinished using General Finishes Driftwood and Linen milk paints. It was sealed with 3 coats of GF high performance topcoat in flat. Gorgeous!!!" - Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed Furniture  
"I have a new found love for these cabinets! They are such versatile pieces, doors on, doors off, china cabinet, knick knaks, linens, desk, and so on! They can be used for just about anything and allow for so much storage! This fabulous piece was refinished using General Finishes Driftwood and Linen milk paints. It was sealed with 3 coats of GF high performance topcoat in flat. Gorgeous!!!" - Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed Furniture  
"A thrift store score goes Vintage Glam in General Finishes Chalk Style Paint in Midnight Blue! Details and product list on blog!" - Suzanne Bagheri - The Painted Drawer Collection   https://thepainteddrawer.com/vintage-glam-chest-before-and-after/    

"I am so pleased and excited about how beautifully this table set turned out! I used General Finishes Java Gel Stain and a gray paint then used their High Performance top coat to seal it in. It's so amazing how easy their products are to use and the results are always phenomenal!" - Vineyard Designs

You can achieve this light gray by using General Finishes Seagull Gray Milk Paint.

Loving this Stanley Furniture Company nine-drawer dresser finished by The Distressed Gentleman. Painted in General Finishes Linen Milk Paint and sealed with High Performance Topcoat in Satin.

I love this piece, and I especially love that it sold in less than 24 hours. The body was painted in my favorite gray, Queenstown Gray Milk Paint, with High Performance Topcoat in Satin for the perfect shine. For added contrast I stained the middle drawer and the top in Java Gel Stain. One of my favorite pieces to date. 

"Federal style bow front china cabinet painted in Lamp Black (exterior) and Queenstown Gray (interior). The back of the piece was lined with a gray floral Magnolia Homes wallpaper. Sealed with HPTC in Flat." - VintagelessJules    
"Drop the mic. Confident this picture tells a story that anything is possible with a little imagination." - Rachel of Restyle Junkie   This kitchen got a transformation of a lifetime with a custom mix of 2 parts Seagull Grey Milk Paint to 1 part Driftwood Milk Paint with High Performance Top Coat in Flat.   Restyle Junkie specializes in custom cabinet refinishing and distressed wood. They also carry General Finishes products and host DIY painting classes. Stop by and see them at 625...

"Elegant pieces deserve an elegant color. Dresser and chest of drawers finished with General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint and sealed with High Performance Topcoat Flat." - The Distressed Gentleman

These adorable side tables were refinished by Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage and Repuprosed Furniture with General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint and sealed with High Performance Topcoat Flat.

"This stunning Jacobean dining set is truly one of a kind! The table top has been refinished with General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint. The table legs and chairs were painted in Key West Blue Chalk Style Paint and accented with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. The entire set was sealed with General Finishes High Performance Topcoat in Satin to provide years of durability." - BethAnn Gentile Rogers-Bird of Painted Peacock Creations

"Starting with a base coat of Fusion Mineral Paint in Brook, I layered this piece in General Finishes Persimmon Milk Paint and Morrocan Yellow Chalk Style Paint, Fusion Azure and Renfrew Blue, distressed to see the colors peeking through, and sealed it with High Performance Topcoat in Flat." - Flipping Fabulous

"What a job this turned out to be! Love the final outcome though! The table top was refinished using General Finishes Java Gel Stain and the base and chairs were painted in GF Millstone Milk Paint and glazed with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. The entire set was finished off with High Performance Satin. The chairs were recovered with some beautiful upholstery fabric from Fabric Bistro! Love the way this set turned out." - Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed Furniture

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"Crushing on this high end oak jewelry armoire. I'm debating whether to take it home. This pretty girl was created with a base custom mix of General Finishes Nantucket Green & Summertime Blue Chalk Style Paint, and Coastal Blue Milk Paint, then washed and low-lighted with Coastal Blue. It is sealed with High Performance Flat." - Flipping Fabulous    
Suzanne Bagheri - The Painted Drawer Collection gave her stairs a makeover with General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint.   Suzanne says, "It is a very deep brown and won’t show any dirt. The risers and side trim were given a fresh coat of bright white semi-gloss paint. It took three coats of the Dark Chocolate milk paint to fully cover the treads. After they dried, I touched up where the white risers met the dark brown treads. This was the difficult part because the caulk application...
"This beautiful coffee table was painted in Millstone Milk Paint, stained with American Oak Gel Stain and protected with High Performance semi gloss top coat. I love how easy General Finishes products were to use and I know that their top coat will give it years of use!" - Vineyard Designs    

"Love the way this Drexel Server came out! The entire piece was sanded and stripped down to raw wood and stained with Java Gel Stain by General Finishes. We then finished the whole thing off with GF High Performance Topcoat in Semi-Gloss. Simply gorgeous!" - Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed Furniture

This piece was given a fresh look with General Finishes Snow White Milk Paint. The top was created with a custom mix of General Finishes Water Based Weathered Gray and Espresso Wood Stains. Sealed with High Performance Topcoat in Satin.

"I love this classic Farmhouse look. This client owned piece was brought to us for a makeover and I must say I love the way it turned out! We refinished this one in General Finishes Espresso water based stain and Antique White (Milk Paint). The piece was slightly distressed to let that dark Mahogany wood show through. The whole thing was then finished off in GF HP topcoat in satin. We left the original pulls with the perfect amount of patina to make the piece!" - Painted Paradise - Antiques,...
"Just finished this galley kitchen in GF Seagull Gray Milk Paint and High Performance Satin Topcoat as well as 2 coats of Primer. Your products are amazing! " - Tracy Eubanks    

"This beautiful, though slightly dated clock just received an elegant update! It was painted in General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint, lightly distressed, and then meticulously edged over the distressing in a metallic bronze glaze. Sealed for protection using GF High Performance Topcoat in Satin." - Daisy Kay Designs & Vintage Finds

Who could ignore this lovely French Provincial dresser! The Distressed Gentleman finished this piece with GF Persian Blue Milk Paint, Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects and High Performance Topcoat in Satin.

NOTE: Room lighting impacted the appearance of the Persian Blue Milk Paint color.

"This beautiful military dresser was painted in General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint. The drawers were stained with General Finishes Brown Mahogany Gel Stain. The piece is top coated in General Finishes High Performance satin topcoat!" - Just Chic  
"Be still my heart! MCM is so fab. This custom piece is painted in General Finishes Linen, with the handles and feet dipped in Burnished Pearl Effects, sealed with High Performance Satin. Lisa created that art in Patina Green, Lamp Black, & Burnished Pearl Effects. - Karie of Flipping Fabulous   Visit Flipping Fabulous at 104 N. Santa Fe Salina, KS and pick up your favorite GF products!    
"I use General Finishes products almost exclusively and I love them! This French Provincial dresser and nightstand are a couple of my favorite pieces that I have done. I painted them with General Finishes Milk Paint in Antique White and sealed with General Finishes High Performance Top Coat. I think they turned out beautiful! Thanks for a great product!" - Lakehouse Originals    

In With The Old Furnishings gave this petite vintage coffee table a makeover with GF Linen Milk paint with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. The top was stained with Java Gel Stain. Lastly, the entire piece was sealed with High Performance Topcoat in Satin.