Furniture Design Ideas featuring Milk Paints in Persian Blue, Halcyon Blue, Klein Blue, Coastal Blue and Chalk Style Paints in Key West Blue, Summertime Blue, Stillwater Blue, Charleton Blue, Fjord Blue and Midnight Blue.

"Very pretty cabinet/hutch in Persian Blue General Finishes Milk Paint. A pretty bluish gray with some green undertones." - A Southern Story

We adore this lovely desk by Living in Lavender Home! Completed with General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint.

"We are LOVING this antique piece turned modern farmhouse dresser! Refurbished in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint with Antique Walnut Gel Stain and sealed with a satin topcoat for durability." - Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats

Stylish dresser in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint by The Artistic Home Studio and Boutique.    
Reinvintaged by Jo created this one of a kind look with General Finishes Coastal Blue and Snow White Milk Paint.    
"Here’s one more beauty for the week❤️ The prettiest of blues! General Finishes, Persian Blue" - Kenzie Lynn Designs    
"Blues will forever be some of my favorite colors. I love this shade I created with a mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue, Snow White, Lamp Black and Klein Blue Milk Paints. A great color for this vintage table that really needed a makeover. I used Gel Stain in the color Java for the table top and sealed it with High Performance Top Coat in Semi-Gloss sheen." - Gravity Hill Furnishings    
"This piece has so much history, if I am getting it right, it used to be in a senators home in Virginia. It got some much needed repairs, beautification, and now is ready for a new home! It is painted in Persian Blue which has so much depth, and Antique White from General Finishes, distressed, glazed in white, and sealed. The hardware has also been updated to an antique gold." - Hardt Restorations    

Kristy Taylor Design gave this dresser a charming makeover with a custom color mix using GF Persian Blue and Seagull Gray Milk Paint!

"Mid Century Modern and Coastal Blue by General Finishes pair so well together! This piece is a custom piece that my client selected from my 'Unfinished Inventory' and we tailored it for her decor. The original hardware was polished for a nice contrast to the color." - Flipping Unbelievable

"This end table was painted in a custom color mix of Coastal Blue and Klein Blue and Burnished Pearl on the details and hardware and stain top coat." - Reblessed, LLC

We love this beautiful trio makeover by Gigi's Hope Chest! Painted in General Finishes Persian Blue Milk Paint.

"Another custom piece in the books!! When my client found this piece it was covered in thick, drippy, brushstrokes and you could scratch the paint off with your nail. We opted to strip this baby down to the bare wood and start from a clean slate. We were asked to mix up a blue to match a rug that’s going in my clients beach house and we nailed it with this custom General Finishes color we’ve named Cornflower Blue!" (Coastal Blue + Antique White) - Twig & Thyme Design    

"I mixed General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint with Burnished Pearl Effects and produced this shimmery blue with touches of green. It was sealed with High Performance Topcoat in Satin.

"Do you see how the right side of the drawers look a little green? Like I over edited and added too much of a filter. Well, that's the actual finish!" - Helen Nichole Designs

"This vanity went through quite the transformation! The middle drawer was removed to allow for additional leg room. Painted in General Finishes Persian Blue and Seagull Gray Milk Paint as the accent color; new hardware adds the finishing touch!" - Flipping Unbelievable

"This one Is for all the MCM fans! Painted in General Finishes Milk Paint Coastal Blue, the rich navy and gold accents are perfect for the clean lines of this classic piece." - The Occasional Chair    

"This pretty petite buffet was my project this week. General Finishes Midnight Blue Chalk Style Paint ❤️️ I stuck my creative beck out on the hardware for this one!" - Southern Curated

Learn more about this beautiful transformation by going to Southern Curated's blog at

We adore this buffet by Vicki of Absolutely Shabbulous by Vicki Clifton. This piece was first painted with a white undercoat, Persian Blue Milk Paint over the top and distressed.

"This gorgeous large navy piece is a scroll stopper for sure! Love it for a bedroom, dining room, or TV stand, but mostly wish I could find a spot for it in my house. It wears that Coastal Blue so well." - A Southern Story

"This vintage china cabinet desperately needed a makeover. Can you ever go wrong with blue? I mixed Klein Blue, Coastal Blue and a bit of Queenstown Gray for the exterior and used French Vanilla on the inside for some contrast." - Amini Design Ashburn

"No matter how many times I look at a piece and envision the final product, there is still nothing like the moment that I get to dress it up and capture the moment in a photo. This beauty is fresh and timeless in Persian Blue Milk Paint, a color that is subtly nuanced, versatile, and just oh-so-lovely!" - For Love of the Paint

"This is one of the pieces that will be available at The Mistletoe Market in Abingdon this weekend. Finished with General Finishes Persian Blue Milk Paint and Winter White Glaze Effects. Knobs and dark wax added." - Virginia Vintage Interiors

"Sharing a custom piece I just completed for my clients for their new coastal room. This Haywood Wakefield hutch was completely transformed! 

"First, the top was sanded down and stained in my custom stain mix (brown-gray). The top is absolutely gorgeous and shows off all that beautiful wood grain. The body was then painted in General Finishes Persian Blue Milk Paint, a calming blue-green-gray color that is perfect for a coastal home.  For that special custom touch, nautical charts...

"This stunning pair was given a full-on glamorous custom makeover with countless hours of precision brushstrokes perfecting all of that beautiful gold detail! Layers of silky smooth General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint from NOVA Design and Build provided the perfect canvas for the Burnished Pearl Effects we added for contrast and then topped with HPTC in Semi-Gloss for an extra bit of shine! The shimmering glass knobs from D. Lawless Hardware and luxe cream upholstery from G Street...

Gorgeous custom color mix of GF Emerald and Coastal Blue Milk Paint by Cedar Creek Chic                

"This custom desk was already painted in a metallic blue so we just added a wash of General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint with High Performance Flat Satin finish." - Flipping Fabulous

Custom Color Alert!! Virginia Vintage Interiors created this lovely blue by mixing General Finishes Coastal Blue, Patina Green and Somerset Gold Milk Paint.    

"I think General Finishes Persian Blue suits this nightstand perfectly. She got swooped up within two days of being listed." - All Dressered Up

"All pretty again in... General Finishes Milk Paint Coastal Blue! Can I say this is my top favorite color? When I can't think of a color, this comes to the rescue!" - The Furniture Nest

How gorgeous is this piece in GF Persian Blue from Painted Restorations?!   "French Inspired Accent Cabinet is Sure to have Star Status in Any Room it Graces! Hand Painted in Various Shades of Light Blue, Turquoise, and Soft White. Distressed and Aged to Perfection."  

"This beautiful Bassett Dresser got a complete makeover from head to toe. New knobs that have a silvery/gold modern mix, painted in General Finishes Persian Blue Milk Paint, and the top was sanded and stained in what I call 'Weathered Walnut.'" - Superb Curb Rehab

Delilah Tree refashioned this delightful dresser with General Finishes Charleton Blue Chalk Style Paint - so pretty!

"This vintage vanity was custom painted for a client. Color: Persian Blue - in love with this beautiful piece!" - Unique by Ruth

Stunning buffet in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint by A Cut Above The Rust    

This charming buffet was completed by Belle Maison! The body was painted in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint while the top was restained with Golden Pine Gel Stain.

We love these freshly painted nightstands by Boxwood & Brass! They comment, "I've said it before and I'll say it again, General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint and Antique Walnut Gel Stain is ALWAYS a winning combination! In love with how these beauties turned out."

"This is the coolest Ethan Allen desk ever - looks like a little buffet! I left the top & inside natural, then used my go to, General Finishes Coastal Blue with High Performance Satin. I love it & can't wait to take it home." - Flipping Fabulous  

Loving this buffet refinish by A Cut Above The Rest! Painted in Persian Blue Milk Paint with distressing and glazed with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. The top was stained with Antique Walnut Gel Stain.

"This little school desk is ready to go! It's a gift for my little cousin to do his homework. Painted in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint, and a custom mix of gray for the base and racing stripe. Hope little man loves it!" - Refablished

"I'm going to miss seeing this piece in the workshop when it heads to a new forever home tomorrow! The client brought in this hutch to be updated. General Finishes Persian Blue Milk Paint was sprayed and then slightly distressed. Wallpaper was applied to the back panel and new hardware gave it a fresh look!" - Flipping Unbelievable

"Gorgeous Mid-Century Modern Lane 6-drawer dresser refinished in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint and sealed with their gloss top coat." - Boxwood & Brass

Designs by Willows Farms gave this Drexel side table a fresh look with General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint. Sealed with High Performance Topcoat Satin.

"We’re seeing navy everywhere in home decor this year, it’s supposed to be the “new black.” This gorgeous buffet is painted in Coastal Blue Milk Paint by General Finishes with a golden pine stained top." - Belle Maison  

We adore this antique dresser by NB.Restorations! This piece was painted in Rust-Oleum Chiffon Cream with General Finishes Persian Blue Milk Paint.

To achieve this off-white color, you can also mix 1 part Antique White Milk Paint with 1 part Snow White Milk Paint. Learn more about Milk Paint at,

Belle Maison completed these delightful nightstands with GF Persian Blue Milk Paint wtih Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects.

"Here’s Mr. Peacock showing off all his beautiful colors. They do say the male displays the most vibrant colors. He’s all dressed up in many vibrant colors. I used red, teal, blue, yellow and antiquing stain on him. This poor guy had no feathers when I bought him. He had lost his backside and his top. My husband added a old wood plank to the top and a old wood beam as a backsplash. Now he’s dressed to impress! Mr Peacock also has colorful backside. I left the back off and decoupaged the...
"I know I get excited about a lot of furniture....but...this combo is all <3, General Finishes Antique Walnut (Gel Stain) & Coastal Blue." - Remember When Furniture              
"Starting this new year with a pop of color. Love this custom mix of General Finishes Linen and Coastal Blue!" - Painted Pieces    

"This French Provincial dresser was updated using a 1:1 ratio of General Finishes Patina Green Milk Paint and Midnight Blue Chalk Style Paint. She was glazed and then top-coated with High Performance Topcoat in Satin. I love the color!" - Jody Findley of JF Furniture Design

We love this antique waterfall dresser refinished by NB.Restorations. Completed with Coastal Blue Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain - what a combo!