Furniture Design Ideas featuring Millstone and Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and Cardamom Brown Chalk Style Paint.

Darling dining set makeover by Verdigris Sky_ using our gorgeous Brown Mahogany Gel Stain! "Beautiful dining set we recently finished for a wonderful repeat customer.. I love how it looks in her kitchen under that great chandelier." We agree!
Get your Java fix with this lovely desk makeover by Dream Designs by Amanda_! Amanda used Java Gel Stain and Minwax on this piece.
Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats "This table is painted in Dixie Belle Burlap with a General Finishes Dark Chocolate top. Slight distressing brings out the pretty details, giving a nice mix of elegant and shabby.”
Dark Chocolate Nursery Restyle

Quick Bench Update

Divine Duncan Phyfe buffet transformation by Studio Paint using our "one coat wonder," Java Gel Stain! To recreate the finish, we suggest Millstone Milk Paint on the base and High Performance Top Coat to seal in the goodness! "This classic Duncan Phyfe buffet was made by Knechtel Woodhouse Furniture... I stripped, sanded and gel stained the top surface with General Finishes Java Gel Stain. I did three coats to achieve this deep brown colour."

This antique sideboard was refinished by Dressers and Jujubes​ with General Finishes Millstone Milk Paint and Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. Love the rustic look! Beautiful job!

Love how this came out!. Customer wanted a restoration hardware, old world look for this Jacobean style table. I applied two under coats of GF Antique White and then did a wash in GF Dark Chocolate. I applied four coats of GF HP top coat. - Rhonda of Repurposed Love​

The color is a custom blend using General Finishes Antique White, Millstone, and a little ASCP in Coco. After painting and distressing I sealed with General Finishes top coat, then added a little dark wax and aging dust around the carvings. The top is stained in a walnut stain. This is a very beautiful statement piece with subtle colors. Thanks for sharing Buttercup's Painted Cottage​ Looks fantastic!

The Shabby Chicas located at Homestead Handcrafts​ made over this dresser with General Finishes Millstone, Linen and Antique White Milk Paint and topped it off with GF High Performance Top Coat in satin.

Old doors become a piece of art with a little bit of paint and creativity. We painted the outer edges with our General Finishes Dark Chocolate and Antique White Milk Paint with the Van Dyke Brown Glaze and, of course, chalkboard paint in the middle. We then used ChalkInk chalk markers for our custom chalk art. Such a quick and fun DIY project! - Sondra of Reblessed, LLC​

Stephanie at Rehab to Fab shared this absolutely stunning chest restyle! "This oak cedar chest is exquisite, elegant, and just over all gorgeous! It was a honey oak before & if you haven't heard...honey oak is so not cool anymore! So to bring this piece up to date I sanded the top, used wood conditioner (always do!) and did 2 coats of General Finishes Gel Stain in Java. Sealed with GF's Arm-R-Seal. The body is a mix of General Finishes Milk Paint colors: Linen, Millstone and a splash of...

This is a dresser I just finished using Antique White on the body and Millstone on the drawers and HP top coat in flat. I had so many customers tell me this is their new favorite color combo! - Kamie of The French Door​

Shannon from Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats says, "Thank you General Finishes for creating such a beautiful color - Dark Chocolate Milk Paint is amazing! We are loving the rich finish on this custom coffee table painted for our client. We'll definitely be using this color again!!"

ReLove says, "This solid wood vintage Stanley Furniture desk has been lovingly brought back to life with a timeless look using General Finishes Milk Paint. Antique White Milk Paint on the sides and trim and Millstone Milk Paint on the drawers. The top has been finished with GF's Java Gel stain, a rich and deep brown color. The piece features original hardware on bottom drawers painted in oil rubbed bronze and gorgeous Max Studio designer knobs on top. The inside drawers are adorned with...

Marvelous Millstone and Antique White two-toned makeover by Busy Bee Boutique! "Sold quick! Thanks for a great product!" You can find your favorite GF products at Woodcraft, RockIer Woodworking stores or Wood Essence in Canada. You can also use your zip code to find a retailer near you at

This charming chair makeover by ReLove couldn't be any prettier! Love it! "My customer and I were both thrilled with the transformation of these classic Windsor chairs... I used General Finishes Milk Paint in Dark Chocolate. The rich brown was the perfect choice for these chairs! I used High Performance Top Coat in Satin for a slight sheen! We both agreed they look factory finished! The hardest part of this custom job was giving my client the chairs back! I wanted to keep them!" Wondering how...

"After some waiting, scraping, sanding and cleaning I finished the top with General Finishes Gel Stain in Java. I've had great results using this stain every single time. And that is totally saying a lot because, for as much furniture as I paint, staining always makes me super nervous. ...So, for the remainder of the table I painted it with General Finishes Milk Paint in Millstone. This is the first time I have used this particular shade and it is a nice, tan-based neutral a couple of shades...

Here's another gorgeous share from Angela at Number Fifty-Three! This elegant end table was refinished using Dark Chocolate Milk Paint, highlighted with gold, and sealed with wax.
City Girl Arts restyled this gorgeous vintage hutch with Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and High Performance Topcoat in Flat. The original glass panels were replaced with beautiful abstract paintings, making this a one of a kind artistic piece!

Varina from French-gypsy Designs refinished this elegant table using General Finishes Linen Milk Paint, Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects, and High Performance Topcoat. Great work, Varina!! #GeneralFinishes #GlazeEffects #MilkPaint #LinenMilkPaint

Here's another beauty from Number Fifty-Three. This sideboard was refinishes with General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint. Love the rich dark color! Would be a great addition to any dining room!
This beautiful kitchen was refinished by Lisa Hartman using General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and Flat High Performance Poly. "1996 is gone!" -Lisa #GeneralFinishes #MilkPaint #DarkChocolateMilkPaint

"Meet Millicent!" This late Victorian chest was refinished using General Finishes Millstone Milk Paint by Vintage Betty ( Isn't she beautiful? To explore Vintage Betty's website, visit: To find a GF retailer near you, visit: #GeneralFinishes #MilkPaint #...

Lisa Starr Linnard refinished this bureau with General Finishes Millstone Milk Paint and our waterbased High Performace Top Coat in satin. Lisa says, " It went on like a dream". Thanks for sharing!

I really loved working on this chest of drawers. I used General Finishes Basil Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain by General Finishes. The knobs were done using an image transfer and the whole piece is finished with General Finishes High Performance Topcoat. It sold before I even listed it for sale to a private buyer. -Plantation Chic

Marvelous Millstone and Antique White French Provincial piece by Restored By Rachel! All the goodness was sealed in with our High Perfomance Topcoat in Semigloss. Aren't those curves to die for?

This antique desk and chair set was given a new life by Number Fifty-Three with General Finishes Lamp Black and Millstone Milk Paint. It's for sale, so act fast! This would look great in anyone's home! Check out Number Fifty-Three's facebook page for more info.