"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...
"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
This charming piece was jazzed with General Finishes Milk Paint by Bellflower Grove! The body was layered in Millstone and the top with Dark Chocolate.
Lovely GF Millstone Milk Paint dresser.
Check out this gorgeous makeover by Lori Jensen! She gave her kitchen an uplift by repainting the cabinets with Dark Chocolate Milk Paint. She mentions, "It wasn't a makeover, it ended up being a transformation for us."
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"Antique White Milk Paint with Burnt Umber Glaze Effects. Combination of Empire Red and Medium Brown Dye Stain on this cherry top." - James of JR's Timeless Treasures
This mahogany secretary was revived by Katie & Co. Furniture Restorations with GF Millstone and Basil Milk Paint.
"This beauty was painted in General Finishes Dark Chocolate, which went on so smooth (this and Driftwood are my smooth-iest favs). It is sealed with GF High Performance Flat. The vanity seat was purchased from Tandy Leather, and it makes the entire set so fantastic. All of the products used - General Finishes & Zibra Paint brushes, can be purchased through Lush•Paint Designs, located inside Flipping Fabulous, open Tuesday through Saturday at 104 N. Santa Fe, Salina, Kansas." - Lush•Paint...
We absolutely adore this piece by Sew Darn Pretty Vintage Home-shabby.ie painted in GF Millstone Milk Paint.
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"I love getting rid of oak with dark colors. Oak sucks in so much light that even going darker can be brighter. This is a great example! Dark Chocolate (Milk Paint) for the win!" - Nicole of Rescued Furnishings
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Lovely distressed nightstands refinished with General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint.
This liquor cabinet was painted in Millstone milk paint, received heavy distressing and glazed over with Van Dyke Brown and Pitch Black Glaze Effects. The details are kissed with silver metallics to capture a sexy bohemian feel.
"Beautifully detailed 100 year old buffet got a makeover in Antique White and Millstone Milk Paint with an Antique Walnut (Gel Stain) top. Thanks General Finishes!
"We rescued this Blue Ribbon Belknap Ice Box and painted it in General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and sealed it in General Finishes Polyurethane in Satin. We absolutely love how the Dark Chocolate Milk Paint still allows the grain of the wood to show through."
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"I sometimes forget how nice some these warm browns are! This is a custom order with so much character! A combination of General Finishes Millstone and Dark Chocolate (Milk Paint) were used on this antique wooden trunk. The lock no longer works so we added the fleur de lis knob as an added touch! - Airdrie Furniture Revival
"We completed this custom bench for a client this afternoon! We always enjoy repurposing (headboard) to create a more useful piece. We absolutely love the finish on the bench. It has been painted with Antique White Milk Paint, then Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects was applied before finishes with a High Performance Satin Topcoat. The seat was finished with Java Gel Stain and a High Performance Topcoat." - Gigi's Hope Chest
Darlene Riggs Smith used GF Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and Satin Polyurethane to give this cabinet a classic new look.
This stunning bathroom transformation was completed by Potentially Chic with the help of General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint.
"It always amazes me what a difference paint can make in a piece. This piece was painted in General Finishes Millstone, Dark Chocolate, Van Dyke Brown Glaze and top coated in High Performance in satin finish. It will be making its way to a new home where it will be used as a Flat Screen TV Stand." - Reblessed, LLC
Vintage Restoration refinished this Empire Style buffet with General Finishes Millstone Milk Paint. Loving this distressed look!
"This buffet was painted with General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint and a heavy dose of Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. The top was stained with General Finishes Java Gel. She was snatched up the minute I posted her for sale!" - Ivory & Oak
We adore this piece by Red Poppy Pickin' by Chelsea's Creations LLC! Chelsea say, "beautifully crafted chest of drawers painted in distressed Millstone (Milk Paint), top stained in Antique Walnut (Gel Stain) and sealed in High Performance satin Topcoat by General Finishes!! This piece has the original knobs and character with five tailed drawers!! The perfect piece for a smaller tv, entrance way or accent area. This color scheme can be matched with any pop of color!!!"
Notjustpaperandpaint shared the perfect DIY project for a festive fall centerpiece! She crafted this sweet little box out of pallet wood and finished it with Burnt Umber Glaze Effects for a subtle weathered style. She shares, "With fall upon us, it’s a great time to add something new for your decorating, which can also be used later. I have seen these everywhere and wanted one for my own use. The farmhouse style, rustic look is still going strong... Using one of my favorite glazes, General...
Found in its original golden oak stain. We updated with general Finishes Java Gel on the top and Drawer and General Finishes Black gel on the sides. Top Coated WIth General Finishes Wipe On Poly.
Marcy of R Old House Vintage & More refinished this lovely end table using General Finishes Linen Milk Paint topped with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. Java Gel Stain was applied to the top.
Atlanta Decorative Finishes made this fabulous kitchen transformation a reality using 2 coats of GF's Enduro White Poly tinted to a Benjamin Moore creamy white and topped with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. Enduro Sanding Sealer was applied and everything was sealed in 2 coats of Enduro Clear Poly. We just love the end result! Before painting, Atlanta Decorative Finishes thoroughly prepped and sanded the cabinets and then applied Zinsser BIN primer. Surface preparation is an extremely...
"This little beauty will be available tomorrow. Come down and see it in person! Painted with General Finishes Millstone, lightly distressed and waxed." ~ The Distressed Gentleman_ shared the sweetest Millstone makeover! What a beauty!
RamieJames Designs_ refinished this gorgeous dresser with Antique White Milk Paint with Millstone drawers, Dark Chocolate on top, and High Performance Top Coat in Flat.
The Distressed Gentleman_ of Bristol, VA refinished this stunning vanity with GF Linen Milk Paint and Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects.
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
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!!"
La Tea Da's shared this beautiful kitchen cabinet makeover. I have the most talented customers -- really, I do! Sherry Barker recently refinished her kitchen cabinets using General Finishes Milk Paint in Millstone. They go great with her granite and are all-around fab! Visit La Tea Da's at 1595 Mohave Dr # 7 Bullhead City, Arizona to purchase GF products and get started on your own project.
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 http://bit.ly/1pEtZMu.
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!