Pearl Effects

What a charming statment piece this is by Live Dwell Interiors! The base was painted in GF Persian Blue Milk Paint with dark waxing. Accented with Champagne Pearl Effects and sealed with High Performance Topcoat Satin.

 

"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.

Complete kitchen cabinet and countertop transformation by Boutique Unique!   The cabinets were painted in General Finishes Driftwood Gray and the countertops were given the looks of Carrara marble using General Finishes paints and pearl effects!!   Boutique Unique says, "To achieve this marble look we practiced and practiced and watched several tutorials in addition to attending some faux finish training. Here's what we did: first we sanded the existing countertops to get some...

This vintage telephone table was completely reimagined by Camie Morrison of Farmhouse Relics 2 Roses!

Camie explains, "I used 2 coats of GF Antique White Milk Paint, 3 coats of Champagne Pearl Effects and 3 coats of High Performance Matte."

Spectacular work, Camie!

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.

 

Vintage Vanity: this is what Antique White Milk Paint, Champagne Pearl Effects, and bling bling knobs look like when put together. We hand-painted three coats of Antique White Milk Paint and followed with two coats of HPTC in Satin. We then dry brushed Champagne Pearl Effects in all the right places. All was sealed again with HPTC in Satin. The knobs are gold glass.
 

"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

"These doors sat in the corner is our work area for 3 months, because I just couldn't figure out what I wanted to do. One side is a bit dark & moody, the other side sweet & fun." - Flipping Fabulous        
"Wanted to share my most recent GF Piece. I fell in love with GF Milk Paint a few months ago. This was my first piece restyled using only the General Finishes line of products. I adore her!! I used Coastal Blue (Milk Paint) and Burnished (Pearl Effects). I also used Burnished to refinish the hardware. Sealed her in HPTC and am sooooo pleased!!" - Delilah Tree    

"We just finished this gorgeous piece that will soon now be available to rent at For the Love of Pete Event Rental & Floral... The table is painted in dark gray with light gray wash over it. We sealed it with GF High Performance Satin Top Coat then used for first time the Argentine Pearl Effects by General Finishes and we are so in love! You will soon be seeing tons more...

"We updated this chest using General Finishes Seagull Gray Milk Paint with Argentine Pearl Effects . All was sealed with General Finishes High Performance Top Coat Satin Sheen." - The Shabby Chicas located at Homestead Handcrafts    

"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

"Painted with General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and accented with Copper Pearl Effects, this little beauty is ready for Christmas stockings!" - One of a Kind Furniture Finds    

Danielle of Finding Silver Pennies created the perfect Thanksgiving DIY project using techniques that she learned at the 2016 GF Flippin' Furniture Expo!

To create the base for these aged copper chargers, she coated the plates in Lamp Black Milk Paint and High Performance Topcoat Satin. She was able to create the texture using Copper Pearl Effects and Pitch Black Glaze Effects.

Learn about this awesome DIY project at http://bit....

"Antique fabric chair with carved wood legs is available at TatteredGypsy in Blissfield. Fabric was painted with General Finishes Milk Paint in Persian Blue, stenciled in a dark grey with metallic accents, and legs have GF Argentine Pearl Effects glaze finish." - Shabby Heart Studio

Belle Maison created this shimmering beauty with GF Bone White Chalk Style Paint and Champagne Pearl Effects.    

"This amazing Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Co, Hastings, Michigan Bookcase was in very poor condition when I found her. Damaged dirty with holes and missing inlay appliques. I have tried to restore her at first..however, peeling veneer and damaged wood make me change my mind. I decided to transfer the image of my favorite painting by Akseli Gallen-Kallela from sane time period what my beautiful piece (1911-1917)

When I have enlarged print of the painting which I have bought on...

"How classic is this piece. This beauty has been transformed with General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint, French Vanilla Chalk Style Paint and Burnished Pearl Effects on the hardware." - Reblessed, LLC

Be sure to stop by their place and see more of their amazing finished pieces as well as your favorite GF Products at 3652 Highway 67 N Poplar Bluff, MO 63901.

We at GF are so happy to share this fun and exiting this dresser by Sondra Foust is!

"Antiques don't always have to be stuffy, frilly, dated or chippy. They can be cool and trendy! This isn't your grandmas furniture anymore. It's young, trendy, and exciting," Sondra explains. "We painted this mid-century beauty with Snow White Milk Paint, Limestone Chalk Style Paint, and Burnished Pearl Effects with High Performance Topcoat Satin. We also updated this rather dated lamp with a...

Check out this jaw-dropping masterpiece by Not2Shabby Furniture! This dresser's finish had been creating using these GF Milk Paints: Coastal Blue, Snow White, Sunglow, Emerald, and Holiday Red. To add that extra POP, Not2Shabby used Argentine Pearl Effects.

See other unique designs that people have created by going to our Design Center at http://designs.generalfinishes.com/color-category/other.

Check out this enchanting buffet by Rustic Roots! This stunner was restyled in Empire Gray Chalk Style Paint, Java Gel Stain, then accented with Argentine Pearl Effects!

Learn creative techniques using General Finishes Pearl Effects at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRyD4KtypkU.

"This beautiful 1920's Berkey and Gay Buffet will be in the store tomorrow! Painted in General Finishes Persian Blue Milk Paint and sealed with GF High Performance Top Coat in Satin. The details were contoured and hightlighted using GF Pitch Black Glaze and then dry brushed using a mixture of GF Milk Paint in Linen and GF Pearl Effects in Argentine Pearl. This piece is solid wood and in excellent condition. Two cabinets on either side, one with a shelf. The middle drawer is large and deep...

Roots & Wings Furniture share a heavy-duty cabinet they beautifully restyled!

They explain, "Remember that 9,000 lb, cabinet of awesome? Well, here it is, it's finally finished! I refinished this with General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint (mixed with a little Champagne Pearl Effects and HP Topcoat Satin for a slight shimmer). The brass hardware is original and was touched up with Antique Gold Rub N' Buff. This was the first time I tried going for a subtle metallic finish...

Vintage Sisters livened up this petite table in Vaspars Mountain Smoth w/ Paints minerals as the base. Then, to add that beautiful glossy look, they used Argentine Pearl Effects and Pitch Black Glaze Effects!

To create that rich gray color, General Finishes offers Driftwood Milk Paint. It is a great product for any recycling needs. To see more products using Driftwood, you can visit our "Gray" designs at http://bit.ly/208PFjc.

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Loving this shimmering desk and chair refreshed with GF Antique White Milk Paint and Champagne Pearl Effects. 

Dresser painted and layered with Bone White and Empire Gray Chalk Style Paint and accented with Bronze and Champagne Pearl Effects. 

Past Thymes Market refinished this metallic masterpiece using General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint topped with a custom mix of Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and Burnished Pearl Effects. A custom glaze was created by combining Lamp Black Milk Paint with Clear Glaze Base. The entire project was sealed with High Performance Top coat.

This table was painted by one of Artistic Home Studio & Boutique's customers at their "Trash to Treasure" class.  The gear on the top of the table was made with Wood Icing.  Millstone MP was painted in the lighter areas and Queenstown Gray MP was painted in the darker areas. Then Bronze Pearl Effects was stippled over the Queenstown and on the gear.

Jenny of Rustic Roots made over this buffet with General Finishes Empire Gray Chalk Style Paint.  The details were accented with Snow White Milk Paint then topped with Champagne Pearl Effects followed by Bronze Pearl Effects.  The top was stained with Java Gel Stain and sealed with High Performance Top Coat in satin and Flat out Flat Top Coat on everything else. 

Made New Design used GF Queenstown Gray Milk Paint and Burnished Pearl Effects on the hardware. Love this look!

This glamerous buffet was transformed by Simply Loved by Julia using General Finished Snow White Milk Paint glazed with Argentine Pearl Pearl Effects and sealed with High Performance Top Coat in Satin.

"I just finished a piece that I'm so excited about, the Pearl Effects is such a fun way to add some character to a piece to make it stand out! I used the new Chalk Style Paint in Bone White which might be my new favorite neutral color and the Burnished Pearl on the back walls. You're products make it so fun to refinish furniture!" - The French Door
"This was one of our most prized pieces of furniture in the store because it is so beautiful, so we were very relieved when our customer chose Persian Blue and Burnished Pearl Pearl Effects because it stays within the color scheme of traditional European furniture. This dreamy project quickly topped our list as one of our favorite transformations." - Reblessed, LLC

TatteredGypsy created this fantastic nautical table with General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint highlighted with Tawny Pearl Effects and sealed with satin High Performance Topcoat.

How beautiful is this French Provincial dresser from Anastasia Vintage?! Anastasia says, "I decided to go for a classic look. First, a base coat of General Finishes Milk Paint in Driftwood. Then, I added some Pitch Black Glaze by General Finishes to add some more dimension. I finished the whole piece off with High Performance Topcoat in Flat. To add a little glamor to the drawers, I painted the sides with General Finishes Pearl Effects in Burnished. Because a little extra glitz never hurt...

Flaunt My Refurbs gave this dresser a magical shimmer with General Finishes Champagne Pearl Effects!
The Artistic Home Studio and Boutique created a custom mix of GF Royal Purple and Antique White Milk Paint to achieve this adorable lavender color. It was also accented with GF Champagne Pearl Effects. Love everything about this piece!!
"Just finished a customer's "new" built-ins and mantel. She decided to warm the room up with __General Finishes_ Antique White. Next, to help her mantel stand out, we added General Finishes Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects, a touch of Burnt Umber Glaze Effects and topped it off with a hearty coat of Champagne Pearl Effects. She ___ it and we are so happy she's happy!" - Reclaimed Karma
"Add some elegance to your Thanksgiving table. Chalk painted squashes with General Finishes "Burnished Pearl" Pearl Effects to highlight all the character of these beauties. Who doesn't love pumpkins and pearls??" - Flippotential

Reblessed, LLC says "Pearl Effects are such a sophisticated way to add a metallic look to any item. We've used ours on furniture, lamps, picture frames, furniture trim, artwork, decor, and more. They can be applied as a solid metallic for a more bold "dipped" look or as a glaze for a more subtle look. We generously applied the Argentine Pearl and the Champagne Pearl over the Driftwood Milk Paint as a glaze. We then decided to add the Van Dyke Brown glaze over it to give the silver tones more...

GF's newest video "Creative Techniques with General Finishes Pearl Effects" is now available!! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRyD4KtypkU). Here's a creative use of Pearl Effects from Southern Revivals. The castors and trim were painted with Copper Pearl Effects. Such a classy look!

Paige Harton Baker says, "Just finished this buffet up! I used the always-awesome Java Gel Stain, High Performance Top Coat in flat and highlighted the back and appliqué with GF's Pearl Effects in Copper." Always remember to seal Pearl Effects with top coat! Gorgeous work, Paige!

Check out this awesome transformation from Nutmeg Creative Cafe_! This brown French Provincial side table was salvaged from the trash and brought back to life with General Finishes Champagne Pearl Effects and gold paint. Nutmeg Creative Cafe entered this piece into The Fab Furniture Flippin' Contest_ for September whose theme was "geometric design". GF was honored to be part of the contest by being a sponsor!
Champagne Pearl Effects was applied by Michelle James Designs to this lovely guest room bedside table!
Buy Smart Now_ shared this French Provincial desk refinished with GF Antique White and Seagull Gray Milk Paint with a touch of Champagne Pearl Effects. What a classy look!
This chair underwent a stunning transformation! Southern Revivals applied General Finishes Copper Pearl Pearl Effects to the details in this chair. "It’s water based so it washes off easily but not at the expensive of coverage. It’s a gorgeous color, full of pigment. One coat went a long way." -Southern Revivals

As usual, beautiful work by The Shabby Chicas located at Homestead Handcrafts_! They shared, "French Provincial 6 Drawer Dresser. Refinished with General Finishes Milk Paint in Driftwood on the body and Seagull Gray on the drawer fronts. We added Snow White to hightlight some of the trim. The bronze colored hardware was dry brushed with Snow White. We then dry brushed a mix of Argentine Pearl Effects and Pitch Black Glaze. The dresser was topped off in General Finishes Top Coat in Satin then...

If you haven't been following along with The Fab Furniture Flippin' Contest_, you don't know what you're missing out on! We're loving Thea at Sweet Tea Refinishing_'s take on this month's theme of "geometric design." Thea used Patina Green Milk Paint with Snow White and Champagne Pearl Effects on the details, and her circle-stenciled drawers add the perfect touch! Read all about it here: http://bit.ly/1FwHwPr Thea also gave us the absolute...
It's so hard to focus on this beautiful furniture with all that puppy cuteness going on! But this set is stunning! JT Furniture_ enhanced their look General Finishes new Burnished Pearl Effects. Pearl Effects are available in 5 other colors - Argentine, Champagne, Bronze, Tawny and Copper. Check them out here, http://bit.ly/1Kpc33N and watch one of GF's newest videos and see Pearl Effects in action,...

After cleaning with a 50/50 mix of water and denatured alcohol and lightly sanding with a 220 sanding pad, we applied 2 coats of Driftwood Milk Paint and sealed with one layer of water based High Performance Top Coat in Satin, then finished with Winter White Glaze Effects and another coat of HPTC.

For a glamorous designer look, we created a customized metallic finish over the existing finish using a combination of Argentine, Bronze and Burnished Pearl Effects thinned with 5...