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"My first time to use GF products outdoors. I just love the newly painted door on my boat house. I painted it Brick Red and then glazed it with Van Dyke Brown. To protect it, I topped it with Exterior 450. The pop of color is perfect!" - Kim of Seitz Antiques & Collectibles    
We absolutely love this Empire Chest refinished by Suzanne Bagheri - The Painted Drawer Collection   Suzanne says, "I used General Finishes new Chalk Style Paint in Rembrandt Red and their Flat Out Flat Topcoat to seal the piece. It was lightly distressed to give it charm and interest. Not too much distressing on this one – just the edges. I am in love with this one! That red is such a gorgeous, deep hue!"   **GF Chalk Style Paint has been discontinued. Replace Rembrandt Red with a...
Upscale Wow used GF Rembrandt Red Chalk Style Paint to transform this hutch they call "Crazy Horse". We think it's crazy good!   **GF Chalk Style Paint has been discontinued. Replace Rembrandt Red with a custom mix of 2:1 Tuscan Red Milk Paint, Holiday Red Milk Paint.    

This stunning vanity was livened up by Salvage to Sassy! They used Tuscan Red Milk Paint and Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects to achieve this rich color!

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Junk Street Market stuns us with this bold and richly colored media console! They used Brick Red Milk Paint to create that deep red!

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"I'm sharing this makeover I painted using all General Finishes products! The door is where I found my color/s inspiration. This piece is #3 of Part III in my "Doors" series. It's been a fun summer with all this color! See more at I used Coral Crush, Tuscan Red, Patina Green and Antique White for this layered look." - The Turquoise Iris   Find your favorite GF products at Rockler,...

This table was finished in Milk Paint and Gel Stain!

"Cute, solid wood accent table measuring 28" diam X 26 1/2" tall. Finished in GF Antique Walnut Gel Stain and Brick Red Milk Paint! She makes a statement wherever you put her!" - By Michelle

Marcy of R Old House Vintage & More LLC refreshed this vintage desk with General Finishes Holiday Red Milk Paint. Love the bold new look!   Find your favorite GF products at Rockler, Wood Essence, Klingspor, Amazon, or Lee Valley in Canada. NOTE: Woodcraft stores carry all of GF’s retail and professional line EXCEPT Chalk Style Paint. You can also use your zip code to find a retailer near you at    

This Rembrandt Red Chalk Style Paint dresser from Alya Morgan is just stunning!


**GF Chalk Style Paint has been discontinued. Replace Rembrandt Red with a custom mix of 2:1 Tuscan Red Milk Paint, Holiday Red Milk Paint.

Sweet Tea Refinishing says, "Have an old chair or stool... One that you can't imagine how to replace the seat on?? Don't!! Turn them into a porch planter!! By dropping a fruit basket in the chair and attaching a coconut liner to each of them, I was able to add pretty foliage for my front porch!! All the colors you see here are from General Finishes. Tuscan Red Milk Paint on the chairs."

Angela of Number Fifty-Three gave this side table a stylish makeover with General Finishes Tuscan Red Milk Paint and Antique Walnut Gel Stain.

We absolutely adore this refinished dry sink in GF Tuscan Red Milk Paint by Shannon of Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats!
Red Poppy Pickin' by Chelsea's Creations LLC transformed this beautiful solid wood desk by painting it in GF's Tuscan Red Milk Paint and distressing. "This desk can be used for homework, as a vanity (just add a mirror) or an entrance piece!! WHAT A POP OF COLOR!"
Loving this adorable GF Tuscan Red Milk Painted chair from Pops Restorations!
Loving this bright and festive Holiday Red Milk Painted dresser from Angela of Number Fifty-Three! Angela says, "This is such a pretty, pretty red. And, I say this not being a huge fan of red, but this just has that prefect true color to it without the undertones of orange or blue."
O'Chalky Designs with Jill McBride - That Chalky Mix stained the top of this beautiful claw foot table using Java Gel Stain and painted the chairs in Brick Red Milk Paint!
Nicole of Distress Reliever: Upcycled Furniture refinished this dresser with General Finishes Holiday Red and Lamp Black Milk Paint and Pitch Black Glaze Effects. Perfect for the holidays!
Can't get enough of this gorgeous piece by Eileen Cassidy Hayden. Eileen says, "Painted with one of my favorite colors - Tuscan Red."

Shannon of Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats says, "We just love taking a client's family piece and refurbishing it into something they will enjoy displaying for years to come!! This one was painted in General Finishes Tuscan Red Milk Paint and given a Java Gel Stained top. We added a dark wax to give some age. Happy Friday!!"

Red painted furniture is a great way to make a statement! Twisted Treasures of Brashear, TX painted this dresser with GF Brick Red Milk Paint and accented with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. Sandra of Twisted Treasures calls Brick Red "my go to red paint". 
"Loving the Tuscan Red on this old buffet!! Top was stained with Java Gel and sealed with High Performance Top Coat in Satin. Super thrilled with how it turned out!!! " - Shannon of Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats of St. Charles, MO. 
Rose and Bee Furniture says, "Getting ready for Christmas with this Holiday Red dresser!"
Kiki's Kottage_ says, "I am obsessed with this Holiday Red Milk Paint and Pitch Black Glaze of General Finishes! This is even more gorgeous in person! Mesmerizing!"
This bright and bold little cabinet was refreshed by Legacy Home Staging with General Finishes Brick Red Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain. Great color combo!
Can we just take a moment to talk about this vintage lowboy in Tuscan Red by Lisa at {createinspire}_? Swoon-worthy! Lisa says, "Ironically enough I did a vintage lowboy in Tuscan Red this same time last year. Must be the fall colors that inspire it. :) General Finishes always flows out so nicely and leaves a great finish. I highly recommend their products! I haven't tried one I haven't been extremely happy with." Check out the full transformation here!...
This lovely up-cycled chair turned plant stand is ready for its plant! General Finishes Tuscan Red Milk Paint adds an element of Fall to the display. Thanks for sharing, Sweet Tea Refinishing!
Sweet Tea Refinishing re-styled this sweet little stool by applying General Finishes Tuscan Red Milk Paint and topping it with white wax "for a little patina." After some light distressing, the piece was ready for a loving home!
Two adorably mismatched sewing tables refinished in Tuscan Red from General Finishes. I love the rustic tops on these two cuties and think this deep red is the perfect color to compliment their turned legs and smaller size. - {createinspire}_

What a job, but the end results made it worth it. Tuscan Red and Java Gel, a beautiful combination. This solid oak monster took four coats of paint and three coats of Java Gel to get the coverage I wanted. Finished off with 4 coats of HP flat. My client had a vision and GF came through again. Love, Love, Love this product. - Repurposed Love by Rhonda Donnelly_

Thanks to Mike Valichka Sr. for sharing this lovely bench painted with GF Brick Red Milk Paint and glazed with Burnt Umber Glaze Effects. Great look!
Kristin from Dressers and Jujubes refinished this magnificent buffet using General Finishes Tuscan Red Milk Paint topped with a mix of Van Dyke Brown and Pitch Black Glaze Effects. The top drawers were stained in GF's Java Gel Stain, and High Performance Satin was applied to the entire piece. Beautiful work!
We're loving this bold and beautiful travel-inspired desk restyle by Gravity Hill Furnishings_! "This is such a great piece of furniture that had been well loved. Prep work, stain and paint has breathed new life into this versatile piece. It will serve you well as a desk, craft table or even a catchall in a large entry way area. The top and drawer front are stained with General Finishes Java Gel Stain. The finish is protected with GF High Performance Top Coat in Satin. The body of this table is...
"Glazed. Red. Perfection Buddha and dresser..." We couldn't have said it better ourselves! What a stunning setup by Carlos at Arroyave Studio_. He shares, "This one has all GF products! Holiday Red, Van Dyke Brown Glaze and HP top coat... Take a look at our gallery! And thank you, we love GF!"
This romantic renaissance-style dining set was refinished with a custom mix of Tuscan Red and Holiday Red Milk Paint, then topped with Java Gel Stain by Rachel's Re-purposed Restorations_!
Brick Red Milk Paint was the perfect choice for this chest of drawers with drop-down desk. It really shows off the repurposed vintage spigot handles-turned drawer pulls! Vintage bicycle paper liner was used inside the drawers for the perfect finishing touch! - Romancing the Home at the Queen of Hearts_
This red hot rocking chair set was refinished using General Finishes Tuscan Red Milk Paint by Pops Restorations.
This eye catching table was refinished by Made New Design_ of Middletown, CT. The base was painted with GF Brick Red Milk Paint and accented with Pitch Black Glaze Effects. The top was stained with the one and only Java Gel Stain. Great color combo!
Reblessed, LLC says, "This is the first time in my life that I (Katie) have considered putting anything red in my house. I love how dramatic the black glaze and black undercoat looks with our Brick Red. It's so...sultry! Unfortunately, this baby is taken! We hope our customers enjoy this beauty!"

Love this makeover from Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats​ of St. Charles, MO! Sharing a custom piece for a client. General Finishes Tuscan Red with an application of dark wax to give age. The factory finish top had to go and we knew Java Gel would look great against the red!!

Your milk paint levels beautifully! I love working with it and the finish it gives is like no other. Thank you for such a tremendous product. This French Provincial side table was refinished in Tuscan Red. -{createinspire}
Check out this chic coffee bar at Salon 505​! The talented ladies at AZ Vintage Vault​ refinished this beauty with Queenstown Gray and Holiday Red Milk Paint and sealed it with High Performance Top Coat in Satin.
This ravishing Empire dresser was painted by The Modern Cottage Company​ in GF Holiday Red Milk Paint.
Marcy of R Old House Vintage & More​ refinished this hutch by layering Brick Red Milk Paint over Lamp Black. Love the new look!

Team Sutton Designs​ painted this eye catching dresser in a custom milk paint color called "Sangria Red". They mixed 2 parts Holiday Red with 1.5 parts Lamp Black and the result is this amazing hue. It was also sealed with GF's High Performance Top Coat in satin.

Ivy Mae Studios​ of Burlington Ontario have this dresser a fantastic new look with General Finishes Driftwood and Tuscan Red Milk Paints. What a great color combination! Check out more from Ivy Mae Studios at
Miss Daisy's Attic refinished this radiant buffet with Holiday Red Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain - what a beautiful combo! "Believe it or not this was my first time using Holiday Red. This piece turned out much better than I had even imagined. I stained the top in Java, used Holiday Red with Van Dyke Glaze and topped it all of with High Performance Flat. Thanks for the great products!"
We chose General Finishes Tuscan Red and added dark wax and a bit of distressing. Loving the industrial look of the knobs, which were from Hobby Lobby. I am completely sold on Tuscan Red and you'll see more of it from us for sure!!
This awesome overhauled open-top bar with comics was finished with Holiday Red Milk Paint by Brian at - Repurposing, Upcycled & Nature! Brian says, "I had the pleasure of using General Finishes "Holiday Red" Milk Paint and Modern Masters Metallic "Silver" Paint." Read more here! Try Argentine Pearl Effects for a similar look! You can find your favorite GF products at Woodcraft, RockIer Woodworking...
It is almost porch sitting season! Larry over at Pops Restorations just finished these "Fire Chief's Retirement vehicles" using Tuscan Red Milk Paint and Exterior 450 Topcoat in Satin for maximum weatherproofing! Learn more about General Finishes exterior finishes for furniture in this short video:
{createinspire} says, "Two things. 1. I just want to give a huge shout out to General Finishes for having such amazing products. This set of tables is being refinished in Tuscan Red and I it! Not just the color but the paint itself. 2. Everyone has a piece of outdated oak furniture lurking somewhere, right? Have you considered giving it a little lift instead of getting rid of it? Oh, the power of paint!"