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Simple Redesign​ turned this antique dresser into a workstation desk. It was painted and stained with custom color mixes. The top was stained with a 50/50 mix of Java and Antique Walnut Gel Stain and the body was painted with a combo of Persimmon, Coral Crush and Brick Red Milk Paints. To get all the details of this project and the "recipe" for this paint color visit,

Amazing! This fixer-upper turned into a comic book lover's treasure! - Repurposing, Upcycled & Nature says, "The dresser needed lots of new reinforcements and realigning of the drawers. After that it was a whole lot of custom TLC. With relocating the drawer tops, custom paint and distressing, custom repurposed skateboard trucks for handles and vintage comics inlaid into the drawer designs. I used General Finishes Holiday Red milk paint and Modern Masters Inc. silver...

Angela of Number Fifty-Three​ gave this end table a bold and bright new look with General Finishes Holiday Red Milk Paint. I think the color completely transformed this table from something everyday to a bold statement piece that you take notice of.

Beth at Mary Beth's Place upcycled this stunning antique secretary with Tuscan Red and Pitch Black Glaze for a divine velvet red finish! Beth says, "I used General Finishes "Tuscan Red" and their "Pitch Black" glaze to accentuate all of the lovely details. Several top coats in General Finishes Top Coat in Satin completed this transformation!" See the full transformation here!

What a masterpiece! Diane at The Paint Factory upcycled this art-inspired dresser with our Van Dyke Brown Glaze over ASCP. We suggest our Tuscan Red Milk Paint to recreate the look!

Leah at Leah Hamilton Design gave new life to this beautiful buffet with Tuscan Red Milk Paint & Antique Walnut Gel Stain for a glaze and on top also!
Shannon from Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats says, "This piece is farmhouse perfection!! Helps so much to have a great color selection to choose from! This was done in General Finishes Brick Red Milk Paint, distressed, sealed and then freshly upholstered.
Just finished this statement" chair with Van Dyke Brown glaze and High Performance Top Coat over Behr Red Pepper with a dash of MS Wrought Iron on the rush seat. The Van Dyke Brown glaze worked well on the rush as well as the paint. I love the way it tied all those colors together." - The House at the End of the Road​
Jenny at Clarksville's A Place To Remember transformed this cute little telephone bench with Tuscan Red Milk Paint! Jenny says, "Have I told y'all how much I love General Finishes products? This little gossip/telephone bench needed a face lift and General Finishes Tuscan Red was the winner for this job! Very smooth finish and a rich color to make this piece the perfect addition to that empty space in your home!"
The Green Bureau recreated Pantone's color of the year, Marsala, with this gorgeous custom mix of Brick Red, Royal Purple, and Snow White Milk Paints! "When I heard that the 2015 Pantone color was Marsala, of course I had to figure out how to create it using General Finishes Milk Paint... Here’s the recipe: 3 parts Brick Red + 1 part Royal Purple + 1 part Snow White... smile emoticon Now to figure out what to use it on…" We absolutely love it! Get some tips for applying General Finishes Milk...
Chrissie of Chrissie's Collection refinished this breathtaking buffet in Tuscan Red Milk Paint! What a stunning piece! Says Chrissie, "Such a beautiful rich color!" Head over to her page to see her great selection of pieces!

Meredith Jones Leider gave this cabinet a marvelous makeover with a custom mix of Persimmon, Holiday Red, and Antique White Milk Paints! Have you started creating combinations for the General Finishes Color Contest yet? We think this is the perfect poppy red! Read a little more about the contest here:

Susan from Second Chances by Susie refinished this little antique chest using General Finishes Tuscan Red Milk Paint with a farmhouse tea stain antique glaze. "Love this deep rich shade." -Susan
The Wood Shed ( refinished these beautifully bold bar stools using General Finishes Holiday Red Milk Paint!
Studio Paint refinished this radiant red coffee table with Java Gel Stain and ASCP! We suggest our Tuscan Red or Holiday Red Milk Paint to recreate this look. Adding a bright pop of color to your home is the perfect way to start out the New Year! "I first refinished the top of my lovely red painted coffee table with my favourite General Finishes Java Gel Stain." See more beautiful photos here:
Modern Vintage refinished this oval 2 tiered table and frames with General Finishes Holiday Red Milk Paint. We are loving their bold new look!
Peculiar Treasures says, "Look how General Finishes products helped bring new life to this cabinet in our booth. I love how easy this paint works on any literally is like spreading butter across your furniture. Brings new life to old things."
Trinda McDuffee kept the original integrity of this Martha Washington Sewing Table using GF's Java Gel Stain and Tuscan Red Milk Paint sealed with High Performance Top Coat! You can find your favorite GF products at Woodcraft, Rockler Woodworking stores or Wood Essence in Canada. You can also use your zip code to find a retailer near you at
Cottage Paints refinished this tall pine chest in Tuscan Red Milk Paint, Yellow Ochre Glaze Effects and topcoat!
The Green Bureau shared this one of a kind piece!"This piece inspired a new custom color mix that we call "Cherry Tomato" (equal parts General Finishes Persimmon and Holiday Red). It's a great modern red that works well on this small, traditional piece."
"Some may think your "Holiday Red" is the perfect color for Christmas but we are in LOVE with your " Brick Red" Milk Paint. How cute is this?" -Shabby and Sew Much Mor We love this festive decor. Great work!
It's starting to look a lot like Christmas! Your Brick Red" is the perfect color to achieve that warm country rustic feeling in any piece~ like this chair! We even stained the tree using your Van Dyke Brown glaze. Looks so cozy!" - Shabby and Sew Much Mor

This sweet piece was restyled using Tuscan Red Milk Paint, with Pitch Black Glaze and High Performance Top Coat in both Satin and Flat by Diana at Rusted & Rescued! Diana says, "Super happy with how this turned out. Love your products! Can't wait to get more colors!!" You can find your favorite GF products at Woodcraft, Rockler Woodworking stores or Wood Essence in Canada. You can also use your zip code to find a retailer near you at http://...

Barbara Walden Miller gave this dining set the full General Finishes treatment. It was stained with GF Java Gel Stain, painted with GF Red Pepper Milk Paint and sealed with our water based High Performance Top Coat. Unfortunately Red Pepper is now a discontinued color, but try our Holiday Red Milk Paint for a similar look.
Cottage Paints created this lovely little bench with GF Mahonagy Gel Stain of top and Tuscan Red Milk Paint on the bottom. Love the color combo! Visit Cottage paints at 107 E Main St. in Jenks, OK or at to see of their beautiful work and to buy GF products.
Awesome before and after from Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats!"We knew this antique dresser/mirror would be gorgeous when we bought it, but its makeover has made it over-the-top BEAUTIFUL!! Our client chose General Finishes Brick Red (our absolute favorite red!!) and let us be creative from there. From new knobs to lined drawers, this one has every last touch. Truly a stunning piece! "
This adorable little accent chair was refurbished with Tuscan Red Milk Paint and High Performance Top Coat by Tiffany at Not So Plain Sophia Jane! Tiffany says, "I will definitely be doing another piece in this color soon. Perfect for the holidays!" Learn more about our Milk Paint products in this informative post!
Julie of Two Rivers Vintage located in Des Moines, IA gave this sweet bookcase a new look. "This little book case was updated in GF Holiday Red and then top coated with GF High Performance. I love ALL the GF products and recommend them to everyone!"
Stunning buffet restyle by Sea Change Decor! Brick Red Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain were the perfect combo for this statement piece. You can find your favorite GF products at Woodcraft, Rockler Woodworking stores or Wood Essence in Canada. You can also use your zip code to find a retailer near you at
Tara at Modern Vintage is on fire with this red hot buffet! Tara used Java Gel Stain on top to accent the gorgeous red and copper tones. To recreate the look, we recommend our Holiday Red Milk Paint paired with Burnt Umber Glaze! Thanks for sharing, Tara.
Cute chicken wire window by Mary of Cottage Paints! Mary used Tuscan Red Milk Paint, then distressed and glazed with Winter White Glaze on top. Says Mary, "Best glazes in THE USA!!! WHOOOOOOO. I just bought the Wood Stains! Just you wait to see what I do with them!!" We definitely can't wait to see! Thanks for sharing.
Cottage Paints refinished this cute western table using General Finishes Java Gel Stain topped with High Performance Topcoat. The bottom was painted in GF's Holiday Red Milk Paint and dry brushed with GF's Lamp Black and Tuscan Red Milk Paints! She good-naturedly adds that the children's book title, "Try Try Again" is a good description of her painting career! The book is also by her brother-in-law, P.K. Hallinan. So cool!

Just in time to relax and watch the leaves fall! This beautiful bench was refinished by George Adams of General Finishes using a 50/50 custom mix of Holiday and Brick Red Milk Paints, sealed with Exterior 450 in Satin.

Show us your Shabby refinished this end table using General Finishes Brick Red Milk Paint! "Paint just glides right on, I love it!!" -Show us your Shabby #GeneralFinishes #MilkPaint #BrickRedMilkPaint
Phoenix Restoration ( refinished these gorgeous nightstands in General Finishes Holiday Red Milk Paint. To learn more about the transformation, visit the blog post: #GeneralFinishes #MilkPaint #HolidayRedMilkPaint
Charming campaign style nightstand refinished by Christina at Phoenix Restoration using Holiday Red Milk Paint! So beautiful! "General Finishes offers the PERFECT shade of red called “Holiday Red"... I also restocked on my favorite High Performance Gloss Polyurethane. I cannot keep enough of that stuff around." See more at http://phoenixrestoration....

Courtesy of Forever A Treasure:"I have been waiting all day for just a glimpse of the sun to show off this gorgeous color! General Finishes Brick Red Milk Paint hall tree with brass hooks. Love that it just screams fall but it is such a delicious earth tone that it would warm up any room all year round. Still has some work to be done but couldn't wait to show off this color."

We're loving this refined Tuscan Red bench by Decor Amore! This piece was also finished with Antique Walnut Gel Stain and Exterior 450 Topcoat for outside use. "So easy to use and the result is a beautiful finish. Thanks!"
Courtesy of Cottage Paints! This beautiful bench is showing off a bright new coat of Holiday Red Milk Paint outside their shop in Jenks, OK. "My very photogenic Goose loves "selfies" and always tries to hog the picture!" How cute!
This handsome vintage piece was finished by The Green Bureau using Holiday Red Milk Paint, Van Dyke Brown Glaze, and High Performance Topcoat in Flat! "We wanted a classic color for this classic piece, and General Finishes did not disappoint!"
Trash to Treasures made over this dresser with General Finishes Brick Red Milk Paint, Pitch Black Glaze Effects and our water based High Performance Topcoat in Satin. Gorgeous! Trash to Treasures is located in Mechanicsville, MD, check out their facebook page, to see pieces for sale! #gfmilkpaint #gfglazeeffects #...

This divine vintage hutch was given a gorgeous makeover by Angela of Number Fifty-Three! Angela started with a coat of Lamp Black, and then custom mixed Holiday Red and Brick Red Milk Paints before distressing and sealing with High Performance Topcoat. See more of this lovely transformation at

High Style Restyle refinished this heavenly hutch with Tuscan Red & Lamp Black Milk Paint. What a stunning difference a fresh coat of paint makes!
Edward Fasano did a fantastic job refinishing this modified Hoosier Cabinet using mostly GF products. To start, the piece was covered with a base coat of Shaker Maple Stain. This was topped with two layers of General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint (sprayed) followed by some light selective sanding. Next, two coats of GF's Brick Red milk paint were sprayed on top, followed by some light selective sanding. Lastly, one coat of GF's Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects was applied followed by two...
Larry of Pop's Restoration rescued this old rocking chair with Brick Red Milk Paint and Exterior 450 Topcoat in Satin! See more of Larry's work at
"With school just a few weeks away it would be nice to have a weekly menu in your kitchen. We grabbed this vintage window from our stock and turned it into just that. Painted in General Finishes Holiday Red with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects." -Meli-D Creations This is SO great! #GeneralFinishes #MIlkPaint #GlazeEffecs #HolicayRedMilkPaint #DIY
This adorable table was refinished by Chrissie's Collection. It was painted with General Finishes Tuscan Red Milk Paint and the top was stained with Java Gel Stain. You can visit Chrissie's Collection and buy General Finishes products at University Pickers in Hunstville AL, The Crafty Behr in Madison AL or her warehouse in Athens, AL. #generalfinishes #milkpaint #custompaintedfurniture
This beautiful red dresser is glazed by Farmtastic Creations using General Finishes Pitch Black Glaze Effects!
This striking red dresser was refinished by Restored By Rachel using a discontinued General Finishes Milk Paint color, Red Pepper. You can still get this effect by mixing GF's Holiday Red with Tuscan. The top is stained with GF's Java Gel Stain, and the entire piece is sealed with GF's High Performance Top Coat! This striking red dresser was refinished by Restored By Rachel using a discontinued General Finishes Milk Paint color, Red Pepper. You can still get this effect by mixing GF's Holiday...

Check out this Holiday Red beauty by Lauren Johnson Harris! Holiday Red Milk Paint provides a gorgeous pop of color that would make a statement in any home decor.