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

Beautiful kitchen cabinet makeover with GF Seagull Gray Milk Paint .   "This is why I love General Finishes paint!! We tried a few different things when we decided to redo our kitchen. They didn’t turn out so well. We decided to go out on a limb and paint them and I love the way it turned out. It’s typically the only paint we use for our furniture." - Farmhouse Charm    

Digging this table refinish by Missy at Gypsy Magpie. Completed with GF Empire Gray Chalk Style Paint, Antique Walnut Gel Stain, and sealed with High Performance Topcoat in Flat.

Learn more about this project by going to Gypsy Magpie's blog at

"Had to tie this big guy to the top of my car to get it home! But we made it and now he is all made over and ready for a new home! It was a fun piece to complete! It is painted a mix of General Finishes Seagull Gray and Lamp Black with an Antique Walnut stained top with Pitch Black Glaze over the entire piece and then finished off with GF Flat Topcoat!" - Sparrow Furniture Restoration    
Gorgeous piece in General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint by Kenzie Lynn Designs!  

Stunning vintage desk with dovetailed drawers in GF Driftwood Milk Paint by Gracefully Aged and Distressed. Given an aged appearance with the use of black wax.

"Sometimes you just need to let the beauty of a piece speak for itself. General Finishes Millstone Milk Paint over Limestone Chalk Style Paint." - GarageMama Vintage

We are crushing on this delightful dresser by Katie & Co. Furniture Restorations. Painted in GF Millstone Milk Paint.

"This Mid-Century vanity & mirror has been brought back to life with General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint and a custom glaze in a dark chocolate color to match the newly stained top. The top has been stripped, sanded and given this new rich dark brown color using General Finishes Java Gel Stain." - Refurbished Gentleman, LLC

Charming piece layered in GF Queenstown Gray and Snow White Milk Paint by 2nddoorontheright.

We adore this desk by Virginia Vintage Interiors. The desk was painted in Queenstown Gray Milk Paint, then sealed with HPTC in Flat. The handles were sprayed with Pitch Black Glaze Effects.

Katie & Co. Furniture Restorations upcycled this once old record player to a multifunctional furniture piece! Painted in a custom color mixed with General Finishes Driftwood and Linen Milk Paint.

Art is Beauty transformed this dresser with General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint. Check out for all the details!    
"Vintage solid wood mirrored Chest of Drawers / Dresser with smooth gliding dovetail drawers and gorgeous patina'd original hardware, done in General Finishes Driftwood such a stunning color with GF satin High Performance Topcoat." - Reloved By Lori  

Lily's Frillies gave this solid pine wood buffet a new, sleek look with GF Queenstown Gray Milk Paint.

"I refinished these vintage bedside tables for my boudoir! They weren't pretty before - love this GF Queenstown Gray Milk Paint!" - Forgotten Gems

We adore these charming nightstands by Eden Elyse Design Co. in GF Driftwood and Antique White Milk Paint.  
"This old toy box was painted with General Finishes Seagull Gray. General Finishes is an awesome product and one of my favorite paints! Have you tried it?" - A Blonde and A Brush    
"Inspired by fallen leaves on the forest trail, I'm super happy with how this piece turned out!" - Morning Dew Creations   This dresser was painted with GF Driftwood, Linen and Somerset Gold Milk Paint.      

Stunning piece refinished in General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint by Martha Leone Design.

"Oh, how I love these big empires... I was going for a super dark green and it turned out exactly how I wanted. Custom mix of Lamp Black, Queenstown Gray, and Emerald General Finishes Milk Paint." - Finn+Bo

"This pair is slender and tall - perfect for a smaller room or guest bedroom! Completed with General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint. Heavily distressed with some metallic silver finishes peeking through." - By Mia Designs

Katie and Co. Furniture Restorations completed this lovely desk with General Finishes Seagull Gray Milk Paint.

MCM dresser refinished with General Finishes Seagull Gray Milk Paint

"Finally had the opportunity to use Pitch Black glaze. Driftwood and Pitch Black are perfect together." - Black Dog Painted Furniture  

Stunning buffet transformation by Katie & Co. Furniture Restorations using Empire Gray Chalk Style Paint.

Boxwood & Brass refreshed this buffet with General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint. Boxwood and Brass says, "every time I do a Driftwood piece I remember how much I love this shade of gray"        
"This piece is made of walnut with very intricate detail. Refinished with Seagull Gray Milk Paint by General Finishes and the top is stained with General Finishes Java Gel Stain. The whole piece is sealed with a top coat to protect the beauty. Love your products! It's all I will use for my furniture rehabs. Thank you for creating amazing paint." - Farmhouse Charm    

"This was originally a hutch... we removed the top piece and refinished the bottom half with General Finishes Chapin Gray Chalk Style Paint as the base color. We then applied three layers of wax to give the piece more depth and create a farmhouse look!" - Twisted Vintage AZ

Lovely nightstands painted in General Finishes Seagull Gray Milk Paint by The Up"Cycler"s Home Decor.

To create this driftwood look, Farm Fresh Vintage Finds, GF's October 2017 Retailer of the Month, layered GF Snow White, Lamp Black and Seagull Gray Milk Paints.   Visit Farm Fresh Vintage Finds at 1861 Fairview Blvd Fairview, Tennessee, TN or online at to purchase your favorite GF products.    
"This stunning set is done and being delivered today! Chairs for days but I finally finished with the majority of my sanity intact. General Finishes in Driftwood." - Boxwood & Brass  
"{PAINT it forward piece} A couple months ago I made the announcement that I wanted to Pay it Forward by donating either the proceeds of a furniture sale or donating a piece itself in an auction/raffle type setting to an organization or foundation. I was blessed to cross paths with a wonderful local family who tragically lost their son a couple years ago to brain cancer. Ryan was a mere 30 years young when his life ended but he left behind a legacy. Inspired by Restoration Hardware Baby's "...

It's officially the first day of Fall! We're going to start today with this lovely rustic piece completed by Second Chance Studios. The color was a custom mix of General Finishes Seagull Gray and Driftwood Milk Paint!

"We're loving this mid-century modern dresser!... We refinished her using General Finishes Milk Paint in Seagull Gray on the box, Driftwood Milk Paint on the lower drawer fronts and cleaned up the natural wood on the top row. All was sealed with GF High Performance Topcoat in Satin." - The Shabby Chicas located at Homestead Handcrafts

Stunning French Provincial dresser transformation by The Distressed Gentleman! Completed with General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint and HPTC Satin Topcoat.

"This may be one of my favorite pieces I have done. Top is Java (Gel Stain), bottom is Halcyon Blue, Seagull Gray & Van Dyke Brown Glaze." - Second Lives Second Chances    

"This china hutch is painted with Queenstown Gray Milk Paint from General Finishes, a beautiful charcoal gray that can sometimes look like a deep blue in some light. It is lightly distressed." - RAWHyde Furnishings

"Love the new look of this Mediterranean-style piece... Refinished in General Finishes Seagull Gray Milk Paint and glazed with Pitch Black Glaze Effects. The whole piece was then sealed with 3 coats of High Performance Topcoat in Satin and the top was given a final look with Black Poly in Satin. Simply gorgeous!" - Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed Furniture

"Here's something a little different from General Finishes Chalk Style Paint. Finished in Empire Gray and detailed with dark wax along with new knobs and mirror." - The Distressed Gentleman

"Check out this before and after! What a difference some care and paint makes! This 1920's china cabinet was refinished in General Finishes Seagull Gray.: - Amini Design Ashburn    

"My client and I were both jumping up and down in her kitchen with excitement because this gorgeous table turned out perfectly!... The base was wet-blended with General Finishes Milk Paint (Lamp Black & Driftwood) and artfully glazed with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. The entire piece was sealed with HPTC Flat and the last two coats were GF Flat Out Flat for the ultimate matte look.

"For the top I used 4 different stains...Varathane sunbleached, Minwax weathered oak, Driftwood...

"This stunning sideboard painted in Queenstown Gray Milk Paint by General Finishes. Accented with light distressing, milk glass knobs from D. Lawless Hardware and Seagull Gray Milk Paint inside, this piece would be a perfect addition to your dining room or under your TV." - Daylily Custom Design

"Handpainted end tables with Modern Masters Inc. hammered metallic silver paint, custom General Finishes Pitch Black Glaze Effects, and furniture-grade glitter on the drawer fronts. Drawer sides stenciled with Royal Design Studio Stencils/Modello Designs stencil." - Reinvintaged by Jo

To achieve this light gray color you could also use GF Seagull Gray Milk Paint and add some sparkle with Argentine Pearl Effects

"Piano complete! This paint job was a layer process with paint wand waxes - love the outcome! Love General Finishes Chalk Style Paint in Empire Gray," - Twisted Vintage AZ

Gray is so classy - Boxwood & Brass updated these piece with General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint!

"I'm not sure the photos do this one justice! The body of the cabinet was painted in General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint and hand-glazed with Antique White Milk Paint. The finish is like a metallic pewter!" - Kenzie Lynn Designs

Loving this desk-to-nightstand transformation by Finn + Bo! Painted in General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint.

"I have a new found love for these cabinets! They are such versatile pieces, doors on, doors off, china cabinet, knick knaks, linens, desk, and so on! They can be used for just about anything and allow for so much storage! This fabulous piece was refinished using General Finishes Driftwood and Linen milk paints. It was sealed with 3 coats of GF high performance topcoat in flat. Gorgeous!!!" - Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed Furniture  

Boxwood & Brass painted this gorgeous piece in General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint and refinished the top with Java Gel Stain.

I love this piece, and I especially love that it sold in less than 24 hours. The body was painted in my favorite gray, Queenstown Gray Milk Paint, with High Performance Topcoat in Satin for the perfect shine. For added contrast I stained the middle drawer and the top in Java Gel Stain. One of my favorite pieces to date.