Katie & Co. Furniture Restorations restyled this handsome dresser with General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint, Java Gel Stain and High Performance Topcoat in flat.
"I love the clean, sleek lines on this dresser! The frame has been refinished in GF Lamp Black Milk Paint and HPTC in Satin. The legs and drawer fronts have been stained in Java Gel and Arm-R-Seal." - Ashley Olson of Eden Elyse Design Co.
"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." -...
"This beautiful farm style table was given a new life. This set was achieved by using General Finishes Milk Paint in the color Millstone, and the top has their rich Java Gel Stain. The whole set was then finished in their High Performance Poly in Flat. " - Vintage Soul Barn
Darling dining set in GF Persian Blue Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain by Belle Maison.
Check out this handsome dresser by Bee's Knees! The body was painted with General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint. The color of the drawer fronts was created using a custom mix of Java and Antique Walnut Gel Stains.
This adorable vintage rocking chair was refreshed by VintagelessJules using General Finishes Antique Walnut and Black Gel Stains. The seat cushion was reupholstered in a nesting diamond designer fabric. The result is a perfect mix of vintage and modern design.
"Antique solid oak dresser painted in General Finishes Chalk Style Paint in Summertime Blue. This is a unique color; it's a very faint blue.. This is perfect if you love the farmhouse/shabby chic style. Paint was sealed with GF Flat Out Flat and the top was stained with GF Java Gel and sealed with GF Gel Topcoat." - The Shabby Shack
"We can't get enough of this piece. The combination of the GF Java Gel Stain and Antique White Milk Paint has to be one of our very favorites!" - Mel & Mar Creations
Class sideboard in GF Java Gel Stain and Lamp Black Milk Paint by Sandy Dog Studios.
"I thought I was stuck with an outdated kitchen but GF Java Gel Stain completely transformed it. My husband and I now love to cook and just hang out together in our kitchen." - Tracy Eubanks
Charming dining set in GF Persian Blue Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain by Belle Maison.
Let's stop for a moment to really appreciate this gorgeous finished piece by Whimsical Design - Bryan College Station! This buffet was finished with GF Java Gel Stain. Great work Whimsical Design!
Purr, what a lovely combo this is! Katie & Co. Furniture Restorations gave this piece new life using GF Linen Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain. Great work!
Looking a specific off-white color for your next project? Go to the Design Center's NEW Color Mixing Lab to find that perfect custom color at http://designs.generalfinishes.com/color-category/color-mixing-lab.
"We had so much fun transforming this unique table over the week for one of our clients. It is painted in one of our favorite colors: Klein Blue Milk Paint and top stain in Java Gel Stain by General Finishes!" - Mel & Mar Creations
Bright and fun custom color mix by JR's Timeless Treasures Antiques and Consignments. 1 part Persimmon Milk Paint + 1 Part Coral Crush and Java Gel Stain on top.
Mid-century modern dresser. Painted with General Finishes Halcyon Blue, Van Dyke Brown glase, and Java gel stain for the drawer fronts.
"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
"I am completely in LOVE! This piece features a stunning top and drawer fronts stained in General Finishes Java Gel Stain and paired with Annie Sloan's Graphite. And who could ignore those lovely lined drawers?" - ReFind Design by Coco Clare
You can recreate this pale blue color by mixing 1 part Coastal Blue Milk Paint and 4 parts Persian Blue Milk Paint. Want more inspiration? Go to the...
Fun chairs refinished with GF Java Gel Stain by Turning Leaf Crafts!
"Ummm...all I can say about this is WOW! We are in love with these chairs! We stripped and refinished the chairs and replaced the old brittle fabric with real cow hide."
"Can't get enough of General Finishes! Painted in Antique White Milk Paint. Drawers stained in a mixture of Java Gel and Antique Walnut Gel. Entire piece sealed in High Performance Top Coat in flat and satin. My new favorite combo." - LilyPond Vintage
400 Rustic Station revitalized this buffet with Tuscan Red Milk Paint. The top was stained with GF Java Gel Stain & the piece was then sealed with High Performance Topcoat. Great work!
See more projects completed in red by going to the Design Center at http://bit.ly/2kGoexI.
"When your wild color loving sister comes over and you drink a few glasses of wine....you make this crazy awesome color....and you have no idea the ratio of paints you used but it turns out to be the prettiest teal ever!" - Katie & Co. Furniture Restorations
This custom color was a mixture of GF Klein Blue, Lamp Black, Emerald and Snow White Milk Paint. Java Gel Stain was used to stain the top.
"Recently discovered your GF Java Gel Stain. It is the best product! We renewed this tabletop using your stain and are thrilled with the results! So user friendly and pleasant odor make this product far surpass its competitors. Thank you!" - KT Lyons Design
This pretty antique set was refinished by Flipping Fabulous with GF Driftwood & Seagull Gray Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain.
Bellflower Grove gave this dining set a country farmhouse style with General Finishes Java Gel Stain and Millstone Milk Paint.
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.
Check out this charming Ethan Allen buffet cabinet by Bee's Knees! The body was painted in GF Queenstown Gray Milk Paint while the top was layered custom color using GF Antique Walnut and Java Gel Stains.
"This handsome MCM chest accompanied me on my first trip. Painted with General Finishes Chalk Style Paint in Slate Gray and stained with a custom mix of Java and Antique Walnut Gel Stains. This guy is rather handsome and I am pretty sure he would like to come home with you!" - Bee's Knees
What a charming end table by Naila's Nook this is! They used GF Java Gel Stain for the top, then applied Annie Sloan Old White Chalk Paint with Paris Gray dry-brushed over.
General Finishes offers a similar off-white such as this called Antique White Milk Paint.
"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...
"Two-tone is just the perfect look for mid-century lines. Paint/lacquer frames the pretty grain & offers a more user friendly surface than just stained wood." - The Resplendent Crow
This piece was completed with GF's jiving Java Gel Stain.
"I feel like this was my original style. Stained top and antiqued off-white. I've definitely changed a lot but still love to go back to this look. General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint and Java Gel stained top." - Katie & Co. Furniture Restorations
Sandy Roe, Artistic Designer refinished this pretty piece with GF Persian Blue Milk Paint and a custom mix of Brown Mahogany and Java Gel Stains.
Learn more about how to prepare an existing finish for paint or stain in this video from GF: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdS0X_TgpMI
"This pearlized beauty is headed to the booth at the Funky Monkey Vintage Store! A gorgeous antique buffet painted in Antique White Milk Paint by General Finishes which we then topped with Champagne Pearl Effects! The top is stained in Java Gel Stain." - Belle Maison
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
What a transformation this antique wood dresser by Sandy Dog Studios is! This refinished piece was completed with General Finishes Java Gel Stain.
"I posted this desk the other day. I just wasn't digging the blue knobs so much, so I changed them to gold. Much better! Plus I took some time to do a proper photo shoot. Finished in General Finishes Chalk Style Paint in Bone White and Java Gel Stain" -
Finished in General Finishes chalk style paint in bone white, and Java gel stain.
Check out this fabulous table with a matching pair of stools by Flipping Fabulous! The pieces have been restained with Minwax Honey and General Finishes Java Gel Stain, then sealed with High Performance Topcoat in Flat.
"This clawfoot map coffee table was needed some love... So we gave her a custom stain and glaze finish. This took lots of love, creativity and patience but she's finally finished and looks better then ever before!" - Kayla of Heavenly Chic
Kayla used Java and Brown Mahogany Gel Stain as well as Dark Chocolate Milk Paint to complete this project.
"I haven't done much painting lately, but this little cutie was calling my name. Painted in Antique White with freshly stained drawer fronts with one coat of Candelite (Gel Stain) and one coat of Java Gel Stain and new hardware". - Refined Relics
"We Reblessed this beauty with General Finishes Java Gel and High Performance Satin on the top and bottom, and the body was freshened up with Restore finish. Now it is ready for it's new life in its new home!" - Reblessed, LLC
To achieve the textured red color, you can also layer GF Pitch Black Glaze Effects over Brick Red or Tuscan Red Milk Paint.
This dining set was given a fresh look with General Finishes Java Gel Stain and High Performance Topcoat by Eight Crusty Brushes.
"Vintage, mahogany server, painted by Garage 9, using General Finishes Milk Paint, in Linen, on the base. The top was sanded down and re-stained with GF Gel Stain, in Java. Sealed with HPTC, in flat."
"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...
"I was able to snag part of an old bar from a historic tavern in our town that was relocating.This piece was old, dirty, and layered with gunk when I brought it home. We cleaned it up and prepped it and I went to work restoring the wood.
We used several layering techniques with different stains and added 4" metal wheels and a custom built chevron planked top for an overall industrial look. This piece came out gorgeous!" - Rebecca
This piece was completed using Gray and Java...
"Antique desk Refinished in black, with light distressing and a dark stained top! Original pulls with gorgeous aged patina! This desk was inspired by similar pieces that I've seen in high end furniture stores. I wanted to show that your home can be stylish and on trend for a fraction of the price by upcycl ing great pieces of furniture!" - Kristin Forbes
The following products were used for this project: Lamp Black Milk Paint; Java Gel Stain; Gel Topcoat in Satin; High Performance...
"This table was once light oak and outdated! The table and two captain chairs have been refinished in all GF products and transformed into a very chic and rustic Dining set!" - Kristin Forbes
The following products were used to complete this piece:
Lamp Black Milk Paint; Java Gel Stain; High Performance Topcoat in Flat; Gel Topcoat in Satin
Kristin entered this set into the DIY Upcycled Furniture category of the 2016 GF Design Challenge Contest
"I picked up this breathtaking buffet with every intention of flipping it, but once it was done, it was just too beautiful to sell! I refinished this beautiful buffet using General Finishes Milk Paint in Linen and General Finishes Java Gel Stain. I sealed the entire piece in General Finishes High Performance Top Coat and added new handles to complete her update. She now proudly sits in my dining room/work room and I couldn't be happier with how she turned out!" - Christine Adams
Timeless Charm thrilled us with intricate buffet. The body was painted in Linen Milk Paint while the top was stained with Java Gel Stain.
See more charming pieces painted in Linen Milk Paint by going to the GF Design Center at http://designs.generalfinishes.com/tags/linen.