Custom Colors on Furniture

Furniture Design Ideas featuring custom color mixes from our customers.

Beautiful mix of General Finishes Persian Blue and Seagull Gray Milk Paint by Belle Maison
"Darkest gray mix of General Finishes Queenstown Gray and Lamp Black. Top stained with General Finishes Antique Walnut Stain, sealed with Fusion Mineral Paint SFO in Natural. The body is sealed with Fusion Beeswax!" - Flipping Fabulous    
"Imagine the stories this beauty could tell. She was hand painted in a custom mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue and Queenstown Gray. She demanded to make a statement, so we dressed her up in gold. The mirror holds a beautiful, natural patina which only enhances her sophistication." - Gracefully Aged and Distressed    
"I'm sort of obsessed with this buffet. In it's first life, this was a hair ✂️✂️✂️ station. In it's second life, I picture it in an entryway or modified as a bathroom vanity.   It is painted in a 50/50 mix of General Finishes Queenstown Gray & Lamp Black, with subtle black lowlights & Burnished Pearl Effects in the details, sealed with High Performance Gloss & Flat, and Fusion Mineral Paint Ageing Wax for depth." - Flipping Fabulous    
"Here she is! So much better! You’d never know all that veneer was missing! Here’s the answer to a lot of your questions...I custom mixed General Finishes Persian Blue, Emerald, and Antique White. Like always I don’t ever keep track of the ratios when I do custom mixes. It’s too much work for me! Lol! A little of this, a little of that!? Any who, someone will love her as much as I do and I’m sure I will try to recreate this color again! ♥️" - Katie & Co. Furniture Restorations    
"This colour screams tropics and sunshine.Sure to be a conversation piece in your home, this stunning buffet is a custom colour mix of General Finishes Coral Crush and Persimmon Milk Paint and sealed with their High Performance Topcoat for a lasting finish." - Paint and Hammer
"This was a custom piece that we just finished. To create the perfect “gray”~ we mixed Driftwood & Seagull Gray by General Finishes to create this gorgeous blend. Isn’t she gorgeous? Looking for a custom piece? Contact us~ we’d love to help!" - Shabby and Sew Much Mor of Des Moines, WA.    
"I love corner cabinets!! They are so practical and fit in their space just perfectly. This piece could work in any room of the house as an accent piece, china storage, or linen cabinet! We refinished this one in a combination of Charleton Blue Chalk Style Paint and Antique White Milk Paint by General Finishes and slightly distressed for some Farm house charm." - Painted Paradise, by Duke Interiors and Restoration r
"This custom piece is going to be used as a coffee bar. ☕ It's a custom mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue + Queenstown Gray and sealed with HPTC in flat." - Helen Nichole Designs    
"The twins are done! Gorgeous and glamorous in gray and gold with a splash of rustic goodness. This is a custom gray using General Finishes Lamp Black and Antique White. It’s rich, warm and creamy. The gold details were done using Liquid Leaf by Plaid Crafts. I added a little glaze in Van Dyke Brown by General Finishes to add some dimension and you know I had to distress a curve here and an edge there! I just love the glamour with a twist of rustic." - Newbac Designs  

Fantastic transformation by ReLoved by Maja Komasa! This hutch was painted in a custom mix of Coastal Blue, Persian Blue and Driftwood Milk Paint.

 

"I love mixing to get custom colors. The base is painted in a 1:3 mix of Antique White and Snow White Milk Paints. A little creamy but still a while. The top is painted in Driftwood." - Michelle at Gravity Hill Furnishings

"We’re swooning over this adorable solid oak dresser. This piece is painted in a custom mix of General Finishes Seagull Gray and Persian Blue Milk Paint." - Belle Maison  

"Orange You Happy? Hand-painted custom mix of General Finishes Milk Paint (Coral Crush & Persimmon). This versatile little table would be perfect nestled between two comfy chairs, in the living room as an end table or a bedroom nightstand. Four fabric-lined drawers updated hardware and a pull-out writing table." - Jubilee Vintique

"This vintage Lane side table has been renewed and given a second life! The top has been sainted in General Finishes Antique Walnut Gel Stian and the bottom painted in a custom blend of Coastal Blue and Snow White Milk Paint, achieving this beautiful shade of navy." - Nap Time Creations

"This is a perfectly, imperfect, solid wood antique dresser with mirror. It has been painted in a custom mix of General Finishes Patina Green and Snow White Milk Paint and has been sealed in clear and dark waxes." - The Shabby Shack    

"One of a kind Boho Otomi Bookshelf. The beautiful spindles have been painted and distressed to show character in a mix of General Finishes Driftwood and Snow White Milk Paint. The shelves have been stained in a delicious dark chocolate stain in Minwa and then accented with an Otomi print in GF Snow White." - Lilly's Home Designs

"These Thomasville end tables have been painted with a custom mix of General Finishes Snow White and Seagull Gray milk paint. Sealed with a HPTC in Satin." - Designs by Willow Farms    

"These matching nightstands are painted in a custom color we created using Persian Blue and Seagull Gray Milk Paints by General Finishes - we can't get enough of this color!" - Belle Maison

"Stunning large Henredon dresser. Amazing quality piece, solid with huge drawers. Painted in a light creamy white by General Finishes (Snow White and Antique White custom mix) and sealed. Planked wood top in soft warm gray." - A Southern Story

"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    

"Pretty in PINK! I had so much fun mixing these two General Finishes Milk Paint to create this magical color. Holiday Red + Antique White" - Pink Emerald Furnishings

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

Amazing transformation by Reinvintaged by Jo! This bed frame was given a new life with a custom mix of GF Snow White and Coral Crush Milk Paint with Pitch Black Glaze Effects.    
"This shimmery blue/green dresser is all finished and looking for a home. Painted in a custom mix of General Finishes Charleston Blue Chalk Style Paint and General Finishes Pearl Effects Burnished Pearl. I lightly distressed along the edges and sealed with a satin, high performance top coat. Mixing pearl effects with my paint is my new favorite thing! Come grab some colors today and see what color combos you come up with." - Helen Nichole Designs   Visit Helen Nichole Designs at 720 South...

"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

"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    
"This large baker’s rack was in desperate need of a makeover. We mixed a little Antique White with Snow White Milk Paint for this piece. Some slight distressing suited it well." - Gravity Hill Furnishings    
"Love how this farmhouse accent table turned out!!!!! We painted this in a custom mix of General Finishes Persian Blue Milk Paint and Bayberry Green Chalk Style Paint with Van Dyke Glaze and a satin top coat!!!!" - NB.Restorations    

"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

"Quite a productive day yesterday! Refinished this perfectly-sized french farmhouse coffee table in General Finishes 50/50 Antique White and Snow White Milk Paint with their Winter White Glaze Effects over Minwax's Weathered Oak wood stain for the top." - Goebig & Go Home

Gorgeous custom color mix of GF Emerald and Coastal Blue Milk Paint by Cedar Creek Chic                
"That Hutch... and it's a BIG one. The perfect backdrop for anything and everything! Custom mix of General Finishes Dark Chocolate & Lamp Black." - Kenzie Lynn Designs    
Custom Color Alert!! Virginia Vintage Interiors created this lovely blue by mixing General Finishes Coastal Blue, Patina Green and Somerset Gold Milk Paint.    
"This gorgeous vintage French Provincial credenza is in absolutely FLAWLESS condition! Completely refinished & restored from top to bottom, it has been hand painted in the loveliest shade of Tiffany Blue!" - Second Chance Studios   This custom color is a mix of GF Patina Green, Snow White and Halcyon Blue Milk Paint.    

How romantic are these French Provincial dresser and side table pieces?! Second Chance Studios painted this stunning set in a custom color mix of GF Snow White Milk Paint with a touch of Holiday Red Milk Paint!

We're loving this adorable French cedar trunk refinish by Shabby Accent Living for this Valentine's Day! Painted in a custom color mix using Holiday Red and Antique White Milk Paints.

"Another custom complete! This is the second piece of this two piece set that received a much needed makeover! Painted in a custom mixed white using General Finishes Snow White Milk Paint with just a dash of Antique White for that perfect bright white were calling Cotton. That smooth finish was of course topped with my favorite High Performance Top Coat in Flat picked up at my local General Finishes distributer NOVA Design and Build. We swapped out the outdated pulls for all new black and...

"Be You // Even if that means painting a custom blush pink dresser because you can’t get the color out of your head."

 GF Coral Crush + Linen + Antique White Milk Paint.

We love this bright Milk Paint makeover by All Dressered Up!

They add, "This is my happy color! A mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue and Patina Green."

"This piece was painted in a custom-mixed white using General Finishes Snow White Milk Paint with just a dash of Antique Whtie for that perfect bright white we're calling Cotton. That smooth finish was of course topped with my favorite High Performance Topcoat in Flat picked up at my local General Finishes distributor NOVA Design and Build." - Twig & Thyme Design

"Completed this beauty recently using a custom mix of Key West Blue & Black Pepper(Chalk Style Paint), then finished the back with Seagull Gray(Milk Paint)! Products were great to work with & the results are incredible!" - Captiva Home Decor    
"A little turquoise for your day. You're welcome. Custom paint mix from General Finishes."   Reinvintaged by Jo created this color by mixing GF Snow White & Patina Green Milk Paint.    

General Finishes Design Challenge Winner

2017›Upcycling›Mad Scientist "Create a New Color" (Popular Vote)›2nd Place

Stop what you're doing.

THIS. IS. IT.

The Boho chic chest everyone has been going crazy over. 

When I painted this, I had NO idea the amount of attention this piece would get! Being shared by multiple famous designers, getting thousands of likes, comments...

General Finishes Design Challenge Winner 2017›Upcycling›Mad Scientist "Create a New Color" (Popular Vote)›3rd Place

We have been trying to create this color since we started painting 2 years ago and after many failed attempts we finally feel like we have "The Perfect Turquoise."

This color is made up of 4 parts Snow White milk paint, 1/2 part Patina Green milk paint, and 1/4 part sunglow milk...

"Starting this new year with a pop of color. Love this custom mix of General Finishes Linen and Coastal Blue!" - Painted Pieces    
"And here she is.....and she’s pretty FAB if I do SAY so myself! Gorgeous vintage French Provincial solid wood dresser is in flawless condition, and has been hand painted in the palest shade of seashell pink! With beautiful curves and gorgeous original hardware she definitely makes a statement and adds glamour to ANY room!" - Second Chance Studios   This color was created with GF Snow White Milk Paint + a touch of Holiday Red Milk Paint.

"Super CUTE custom piece for a special client that matches another piece that I did for her. Love how fun and cheerful this color is!" - Second Chance Studios

Second Chance Studios created this custom color mix by combining GF Patina Green, Halcyon Blue and Snow White Milk Paint.

"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 adore this lovely table makeover by Marci of Reesestore Design, LLC!

The painted the base with a custom color of 1 part Coastal Blue Milk Paint to 4 parts Halcyon Blue Milk Paint and top-coated with a mix 1 part Halcyon Blue Milk Paint to 1 part Snow White Milk Paint. The piece was finished with a crackling product and lime wash glaze with gesso.