Kitchen & Bath: Upcycled

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General Finishes NEW Perfect Gray Milk Paint by Drab to Fab Designs!

Not going to lie- this little bathroom vanity is oh so vain. Who can blame her with such character and details? Glamorous gold flaunting and delicate wood moldings enhance the luxurious styling of this repurposed sewing cabinet. More chic than shabby, this modern twist to farmhouse decor is just what your powder room needs! Hand painted with General Finishes Snow White and Lamp Black, and sealed with their top coat. 

NEW General Finishes Blue Moon Milk Paint cabinets 

 Seagull Gray Milk Paint Vs. Seagull Gray MIlk Paint with Pitch Black Glaze Effects

"I just finished my kitchen using GF Persian Blue Milk Paint with Van Dyke Brown Glaze. I absolutely love it!" - Tracy Eubanks

Lovely bathroom vanities made over with General Finishes Linen Milk Paint and High Performance Topcoat by Goodwillhunting Lawson.    
Fantastic kitchen cabinet transformation with General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint by Farm Fresh Vintage Finds.    
Another beautiful cabinet refresh by Drab to Fab Designs with General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint.    
"I've completed many kitchen projects at this point, yet I am still amazed at what a difference some paint can make! Another stunning update in this space! My clients also got new countertops, backsplash and appliances to complete this gorgeous refresh!! General Finishes custom blend of Antique White and Snow White Milk Paint for a perfect match to SW Creamy. ❤"    
"We’ve finished up the master bath vanity for our friend and we’re hoping she LOVES it and you folks do as well! Hand painted in General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint, distressed then sealed with our HPTC! She’s beautiful!" - Goodwillhunting Lawson    
Loving this fresh and bright custom color of 5 parts GF Snow White and 1 part Seagull Gray Milk Paint by Shelley of Fresh Patina    
"Such a bright and updated look, achieved with the gorgeous color scheme of General Finishes Antique White and Coastal Blue Milk Paints, perfectly finished off with sleek new hardware in oil rubbed bronze." - Drab to Fab Designs  
Loving this crisp and clean kitchen with cabinets painted in GF Snow White Milk Paint by 1Shabby Chic kitchen and bath painting of Roanoke, VA.    
"This kitchen is amazing. Love the tuxedo color choice of General Finishes Lamp Black and Snow White." - 1Shabby Chic kitchen and bath painting    
"These cabinets painted with General Finishes Lamp Black paint are still some of my favorites. We all know I like white cabinets but black is my second favorite. Did you know we can paint your kitchen cabinets while you’re away on vacation? That’s right go away for some relaxation and come home to a whole new kitchen!!! Email for a free quote today!" - Farm Fresh Vintage Finds of Fairview, TN...

"Put the finishing touches on the black distressed kitchen today! Hard to capture the distressing in photos, it was a light-handed technique that just gave the perfect bit of interest and contrast to the richness of the black color. This was a such a fun project for a very sweet friend!" - Drab to Fab Designs

Drab to Fab Designs transformed this kitchen with General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint and High Performance Topcoat in Satin.

Kitchen Cabinet Transformation in custom mix of Antique White and Snow White Milk Paint

"Finally back at it after a few crazy occurrences in the last two weeks. Just finished up this double vanity set in Fenwick Island, DE done in Basil Milk Paint by General Finishes..." - Little Bean Designs

"Unbelievably stunning is the best way to describe this kitchen transformation!!! The owners went all out for this kitchen update. New flooring, new countertops, new bead board on the peninsula, fresh wall paint and J&P Designs topped it off with a cabinet refresh. Snow White on the top and Queenstown on the bottom." - J&P Designs  

Complete bathroom overhaul, including a vanity transformation with GF Driftwood Milk Paint

"This is a recent kitchen makeover we recently finished. Painted with General Finishes Antique White and glazed details with Linen milk paint. Then top coated with High Performance. We added new knobs to help update the kitchen and give it a modern look." - Blooming Hydrangea Co    

These cabinets original finish was a pickled whitewash. We completely changed the look of the entire kitchen by applying 3 coats of java gel stain and three coats of General finishes satin polyurethane . This kitchen went from dated to modern and gorgeous !! These products never let me down.


Winner- Runner Up in Cabinetry(Paint or Stain) Category of 2017 GF Design Challenge

General Finishes Snow White and Custom mix island used in the General Finishes milk paint made for the perfect update to this sparkling, new kitchen look. 


Winner- Runner Up in Cabinetry (Paint or Stain) 0f 2017 GF Design Challenge

This Classic Chic kitchen is one of our favorite makeovers to date.  Out with the dated honey color and in with the white and Pitch Black Glaze detail. The glaze sets the cabinets and island off and brings the transformation to a whole new level. Sealed for durability with flat out flat topcoat to help give the more modern finish. 

Winner - Runner Up in Cabinetry(Paint or Stain) Category of 2017 GF Design Challenge

"My first 'official' kitchen reveal! What a pleasure to help my sweet friend bring her kitchen to life with this fun, bold palette that now has a fresh farmhouse vibe!" - Drab to Fab Designs

Drab to Fab Designs using GF Antique White and Driftwood Milk Paint for the cabinets.

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    

"Lighter cabinets really lighten up a dark space... We used General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint and Van Dyke Brown Glaze." - Metamorphosis Design

We're blown away by this fantastic kitchen transformation by Farm Fresh Vintage Finds. Finished with General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint.

"Look how great this kitchen is turning out. Painted General Finishes Snow White Milk Paint, island painted Lamp Black Original cabinets were pickled oak." - 1Shabby Chic kitchen and bath painting    

"I used a paint sprayer to paint my existing cabinets on my kitchen island and my kitchen desk. The island is finished with Halcyon Blue GF Milk Paint and the desk is finished with Snow White Milk Paint. I plan to follow by painting upper and lower kitchen cabinets Snow White Milk Paint." - Marcia Burke

"I Refinished these cabinets for a client's beach house in the Keys. I used GF's Snow White milk Paint with satin High Performance Top Coat. They look amazing & my client is so very happy!" 

"Drop the mic. Confident this picture tells a story that anything is possible with a little imagination." - Rachel of Restyle Junkie   This kitchen got a transformation of a lifetime with a custom mix of 2 parts Seagull Grey Milk Paint to 1 part Driftwood Milk Paint with High Performance Top Coat in Flat.   Restyle Junkie specializes in custom cabinet refinishing and distressed wood. They also carry General Finishes products and host DIY painting classes. Stop by and see them at 625...

The Cottage at Brookside Hollow brought life to this once dark kitchen using General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint. So refreshing!

"Just finished this galley kitchen in GF Seagull Gray Milk Paint and High Performance Satin Topcoat as well as 2 coats of Primer. Your products are amazing! " - Tracy Eubanks    

This kitchen transformation by The Farmhouse Junky is stunning! The cabinets were given new life with General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint.

"I just painted this kitchen in GF Linen Milk Paint followed by 3 layers of GF High Performance Satin Topcoat. It turned out amazing. :)." - Tracy Eubanks    

Wow, talk about a transformation! The Cottage at Brookside Hollow revitalised this kitchen using General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint.

What a gorgeous kitchen makeover this is by ThriftyDesigns! The cabinets were stained with GF Java Gel Stain. Photography was taken by Caron Tolystka Photography.

"The before pic isn't bad, but wow, the General Finishes Snow White and Driftwood Gray looks so pretty!!!" - Metamorphosis Design    

"Here's the other end of the room and all the kitchen cabinets! All painted in Seagull Gray Milk Paint from General Finishes which is a truly wonderful product for kitchen makeovers!" - Love2Furnish

Loving's fresh and bright kitchen cabinets.   "Painting the cabinets has been easy, but time consuming. The time is well worth it! I’ve been using General Finishes Milk Paint in Antique White, General Finishes Stain Blocker (Water Based) and their High Performance Polyurethane Water Based Topcoat."   Check out
"We LOVE to mix General Finishes Milk Paint! Thanks to the color mixing lab we can now offer our customers some amazing choices of colors! These top cabinets were done in Snow White (5 parts) to 1 part Antique White mix and the bottoms were finished in 4 parts Coastal Blue to 1 part Persian Blue. Just gorgeous!" - Boutique Unique    
"A basement bathroom makeover on a 100 budget. Yep, you read THAT right. 100 dollars. I painted the vanity with two coats General Finishes Grey Gel Stain, followed by two coats of Flat Top Coat I had on hand. I am a BIG fan of this brand and I am not getting paid to say this! It is so easy to use, thick, not messy, great coverage, and you get such a smooth finish!!" - Sawdust Sisters   Check out...
J&P Designs updated this kitchen with General Finishes Snow White Milk Paint on the top cabinets and Queenstown Gray Milk Paint on the bottom cabinets. Everything was coated with High Performance Top Coat in Satin for maximum protection.    
"I thought I was stuck with an outdated kitchen but GF Java Gel Stain completely transformed it. My husband and I now love to cook and just hang out together in our kitchen." - Tracy Eubanks    
"We love seeing our pieces in their home. We painted this small buffet with General Finishes Lamp Black and left the top in it's original finish. Our customer had this beautiful piece turned into a vanity for her new home! Home run!" - Momma Chicken's Hen House    
Complete kitchen cabinet and countertop transformation by Boutique Unique!   The cabinets were painted in General Finishes Driftwood Gray and the countertops were given the looks of Carrara marble using General Finishes paints and pearl effects!!   Boutique Unique says, "To achieve this marble look we practiced and practiced and watched several tutorials in addition to attending some faux finish training. Here's what we did: first we sanded the existing countertops to get some...
"Finished a great kitchen today. Owners really wanted to not be wasteful and repurpose existing painted cabinets. They have been made over several times now. Painted withGeneral Finishes Seagull Gray. Some sanding, elbow grease and a little extra care made them worthy again. Added new hardware. Thanks to our partnership with Cabinetry with TLC, the owners now have great new counter tops as well. If you would like to discuss a makeover for your kitchen or bathroom stop by the shop or email us...

We are stunned by the fantastic kitchen makeover! What a phenomenal before and after!

"After researching the project for almost a year, I finally decided to paint our kitchen cabinets with General Finishes Milk Paint in Lamp Black. General Finishes Milk Paint is made for wood...

"I can't stop looking at how unbelievably gorgeous this kitchen and master bath turned out! I'm calling it 'Farmhouse Chic.' We painted, distressed, added picture molding to the ends for added detail and finished it off with new hardware." - For The Love of Furniture and Home Design

This phenomenal makeover was completed with General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and sealed with Gel Topcoat.