Gray

Furniture Design Ideas featuring Seagull Gray, Driftwood and Queenstown Gray Milk Paint and Chapin Gray, Limestone, Empire Gray and Slate Gray Chalk Style Paint.

"This was a monster project. General Finishes Perfect Gray is always perfect" - Raised Expectations    
"General Finishes Reverent Gray. Such a beautiful neutral don’t ya think?!" - The Furniture Redeemer    
"This adorable little piece wasn’t always so clean and pretty. It came to me with thick black paint. It also had a little something carved on the top. I sanded away all the old ugly black paint and brought this piece back to life with a fresh coat of General Finishes Antique Walnut Gel Stain on top along with their High Performance Topcoat. And for the body I used GF’s Perfect Gray Milk Paint. I gave it all new antique bronze hardware as well." - Ray's Refurbishing    
"Y’all, to tell you I'm still tired from that it’s an understatement. I love my job but these pieces I keep getting continue get bigger and bigger and they’re killers  This is a special mix of General Finishes Queesntown Gray and Halcyon Blue." - Why Not Redesign    
"The top on this piece wasn’t salvageable so it received a whole new one with lathe wood stained in a custom mix of browns and grays. Body was refinished in a mix of General Finishes Lamp Black and Empire Gray then slightly distressed." - Elm Street Designs    
Morris of California from their Linear collection. Painted in...
Hello storage! First off I removed the floral accents on the doors and drawer. They just looked so dated! Sanded top down to bare wood then gave it a multilayer stain wash finish in light colors to keep it natural looking. Body was refinished in...
Mid Mod Kroehler Set-tallboy dresser & 2 nightstands. Two toned geometric, dipped pattern. No hardware. There are pulls at the bottom of each drawer. Solid wood. Top is Holy Guacamole Green by...
"This piece is old and handmade, not a mass produced piece. Whoever built it lined the inside with cedar planks as well as inside the drawers. Top was stained in Briarsmoke. Body was refinished in General Finishes Empire Gray with Smokey Gray glaze over it to create depth." - Elm Street Designs    
"Kroehler 3 drawer dresser. Refinished in General Finishes Empire Gray, added a grain sack stripe, lightly distressed, original hardware is now an oil rubbed bronze. Added a wood plank top in a muted wood finish." - 3s a Charm Wood Decor    
"This queen was created using General Finishes Empire Gray blended into Queenstown Gray! I love her elegant simplicity!" - The Boho Basement RVA    
"My client gave me full creative freedom with this process and I am truly grateful for the opportunity. Body: Queenstown Gray by General Finishes Brushes: Square Brush & Chiseled Wedge by Zibra Paint Stain: Briarsmoke by Varathane Top coat on body: Big Mama’s Butta by Dixie Belle Paint Company Top coat on top: Clear Satin Water Based Poly by Varathane" - Reviviendo by Belén    
"This beautiful Vintage Dixie had some fantastic textures on the drawers and some fabulous hardware…. Yet you couldn’t even tell because it all just blended together. We stripped the entire body down revealing a blend of natural fruitwoods with some amazing tone variations. Drawers simply understated in General Finishes Queenstown grey and flat High Performance Topcoat. Body stripped and sealed in our favorite hand applied GF Arm-R-seal. Polished brass original hardware is the perfect...
"Painted in General Finishes Millstone and Queenstown Gray Milk Paint. In the popular dipped technique." - Revived Creations by Autumn    
"This piece was damaged in my clients last move by the movers. The leg was cracked, and splitting from the back on the base to the front. We made the decision to cut part of the legs off, and build a custom base.Repaired the damage, used some good old bondo and you would never known it was man handled by the movers.  We changed out the hardware, filled the holes, primed, and painted in General Finishes Queenstown Gray. Followed with my favorite topcoat, GF High Performance flat." - Revived...
This sweet little set was refinished in...
Custom Haberdashery Style Buffet/Media Inspired by a gentlemens vintage Haberdashery piece this 6 drawer solid wood Vintage Basset furniture piece has received a full updated redesign. It started with the addition of iron legs to bring this piece up off the floor to a stately 37" height. Its side cabinet doors were removed and built out with 3 beadboard shelves all custom face trimmed. A gorgeous reclaimed natural wood top with 2" thick trim gives balance to the new design....
Dresser makeover with General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint     
"Solid wood Ethan Allen chest of drawers. Top was in rough shape so I added wood lathe in a herringbone pattern. Distressed, then stained in a custom color. Body was refinished in General Finishes Reverent Gray. Base needed a boost so I added black metal feet and all new coordinating hardware." - Elm Street Designs    
"Harmony House 7 drawer dresser. This piece needed a good sanding! But it cleaned up beautifully. Refinished in General Finishes Perfect Gray. I added wood lathe strips to four large drawers and kept it natural, just applying sealant. A mix of old and new hardware." - Elm Street Designs    
"After a good sanding, I painted the dresser in General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint. The top was stained in a custom mix of General Finishes Antique Walnut and Java Gel Stains." - Upcycling by Amy    
"Lane tallboy refinished in General Finishes Reverent Gray. Added old, beat up reclaimed wood to draw fronts with new card catalog hardware. Top was sanded and stained in Kona. Cut base off and added feet to compliment hardware." - Elm Street Designs    
"Check out this transformation. This dresser is going into a sweet baby girls room. I put a lot of girly details into it. This dresser is hand painted in General Finishes Reverent Gray, added textured wallpaper to the drawer fronts, distressed for interest, top refinished in GF Graystone Water Based Stain." - Butterfly Creations    
"A very large, functional vintage desk. This French Country desk was made by DMI Furniture. It is constructed of mostly wood and some engineered materials. Updated using General Finishes Milk Paint in Empire Gray. It was lightly distressed, and the beautiful, original antique brass pulls were left as is." - Garage 9 v2    
"We are so in love with this New England coast feel with the neutral Reverent Gray by General Finishes and subtle gold modern hardware that really tied the look together." - Moses Restorations    
"A nice pair of nightstands that were made by separating an antique vanity. They were given an update using General Finishes Milk Paint in Driftwood, and then lightly distressed. The antique brass pulls are not original, but were on the vanity when I bought it. I think the style fits well with the set." - Garage 9 v2    

Empire Gray Milk Paint custom painted secretary. 

"Reverent Gray by General Finishes is one of my favorite neutrals!" - The Furniture Redeemer    
"WOWZA is all I can say. Started with Wise Owl Paint clear primer, coat of General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint, Saltwash mixed with Driftwood and applied for the old world look, then layered a coat GF Queenstown Gray. Sanded it back smooth to get the Driftwood to pop out and distressed." - Repurpose 4 A New Purpose  
"Gorgeous French chest painted in General Finishes Perfect Gray Milk Paint."     

"My client saw this in my inventory and decided it was the perfect piece for her son’s bedroom when he visits. The top two drawers were sanded back to raw wood and then I applied...

Sharing a cute little cabinet I sold last month. It was such a great size and wish I could get my hands on more small pieces like this. Painted in Perfect Gray by General Finishes Milk Paint.

"This dining room set is barely recognizable after its new makeover! Better yet, the bench that didn’t match before looks like it belongs as part of the set!Painted in Queenstown Gray by General Finishes and the top stripped and stained in Whitewash.Everything was sprayed with High Performance Topcoat for durability." - Flipping Unbelievable    
"This buffet is going to a return customer and I hope it looks amazing in its new space. She’s packed full of surprises. Hand painted in General Finishes Reverent Gray, top washed in same color, distressed to add interest, cabinet doors painted and added decoupage and sides of drawers stenciled." - Butterfly Creations    
"Who else loves this light gray. It’s Seagull Gray by General Finishes and it’s beautiful with these gold pulls."     
"Just finished this adorable desk for a customer. Painted in General Finishes Empire Gray. New legs and hardware were added." - Lilly and Cedar    
Vintage, solid cherry buffet. This extremely sturdy piece is in great condition. It has 3 drawers, which are dovetailed, and solid wood. The 3 doors open to a large cabinet space that has a narrow, moveable shelf. This buffet was given a makeover using...
Tall Bombay Night Tables in General Finishes Perfect Gray water based Milk Paint.    
"Refinished with General Finishes Reverent Gray Milk Paint and a custom blend of glazes." - Painted Pieces    
Secretary desks are so fun! They offer so much storage space and everything can be concealed when not in use. This one was painted in...
"Good-bye honey oak!! My next client wanted to update her bench to tie in with her decor. She chose Reverent Gray from General Finishes. This beautiful gray has hints of green and work beautifully with the colours in her Lily print and her wall colour and trim. All finishes are spray-finished." - Paint and Hammer  

When I first saw this piece, my mind instantly went to a shade of green. But it wouldn’t work with the other colors in the room so I settled on a soft shade of gray from...

Vintage chest of drawers was treated to a makeover in...

"The power of paint. It’s really quite amazing! Don’t you agree?!! I was asked to transform the dark, dated pieces on the right into something fresh and farmhouse modern for a big girls room. OH, and add a little sparkle please! 

Painted in a mix of grays (per moms request). Perfect Gray, Queenstown Gray both by General Finishes and a leftover “secret” gray I had.  OH and that sparkle!! Let’s not forget that!! My first time using glitter paint!! Intense Glitter Paint by Rust-...

"The body was painted in General Finishes Reverent Gray. Top was sanded to bare wood and stained in GF’s Antique Walnut Gel Stain. High Performance Topcoat and new antique bronze hardware complete this total package." - Ray's Refurbishing    
"Vintage MCM tallboy dresser. Custom mixed General Finishes Queenstown Gray and Lamp Black to achieve a deep, rich charcoal gray. Top drawers were sanded and stained. Original hardware!" - Elm Street Designs  
"This set is heading home for the holidays. Such a cute combo. General Finishes in Perfect Gray and Ballet Pink." - The Charming Home    
"Who doesn’t love a good storage cabinet? This beautiful pine cabinet would be perfect for any space. The door has been finished with linen fabric to give it a more modern, boho and breezy feel. Painted in a calming custom mix color to enhance the design of the door. The top has been sealed for protection using a satin polyurathane. The body has been sealed for protection with wax for a buttery soft feel."    Products: •Paint - Custom mix of General Finishes Basil, Lamp Black...
Gorgeous in General Finishes Queenstown Gray Water Based Milk Paint.  
"I stripped the top, which is laminate, and gave it an extra heavy sand with 80 grit sandpaper. Usually 220 is sufficient but this was extra slick. The paint was adhering well to the body so I gave it a really good sand and gave the entire piece three coats of primer, checked for adhesion issues and everything was sticking. The paint color is a custom light, warm gray. I used General Finishes Snow White and Antique White in equal parts (1 cup each) and added a little Perfect Gray (1/8 cup)...