This unique oval desk with the burlwood top begged for the burlwood desktop to be the star of the show, and man o man, is it ever! To play up it's stunning beauty, I chose to downplay this uniquely-shaped desk's "body" with a 50/50 blend of General Finishes Bone White Chalk Paint and General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint...a perfect blend, in my humble opinion. The body is finished off in three coats of General Finishes High Performance Top Coat in Satin. But the real stunner of this...
The french countryside came calling when this piece was transformed from a china hutch to a french-infused multi-purpose etagere. Using a 50/50 mix of GF Chalk White and GF Chapin Gray on the body, with the detailing done in GF Chalk White and Modern Masters metallic paint bringing life and vibrance to the carved florals, the colors in this piece are reminiscent of traditional country french furniture of old. This piece is now enjoying new life!
"Words cannot express how incredibly in love with this dresser we are! It went from a complete sticky mess, bound for the trash, to an amazing one of a kind piece for our home! We painted it in the most lovely Midnight Blue by General Finishes and added new metal hairpin legs to complete the farmhouse industrial look." - A Ray of Sunlight
We delivered this amazing custom pedestal table this afternoon. We sanded it down completely and re-stained the top in General Finishes Shaker Maple Water Based Wood Stain and painted the base in their Chalk White Chalk Style Paint." - Upcycling by Amy
Check out this video to learn more about applying water based wood stain to raw wood: https://youtu.be/7QnrhELTJkc
"This client owned piece turned out gorgeous! This one was made over using a custom mix of General Finishes Fjord Blue and Chalk White Chalk Style Paint with a Snow White Glaze. This will be a beautiful statement piece in the room!" - Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed Furniture
Learn more about GF's Chalk Style Paint in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyxfnjMVZp4
Can't get enough of "The Finicky Fox Buffet" by Stephanie of Rehab to Fab!
"This antique buffet has gotten a HUGE makeover. The entire top needed to be replaced. So I built a new top and stained with multiple layers of stain to get the dimension I was looking for. The body was painted in General Finishes Limestone & Chalk White Chalk style paint. Limestone is a beautiful mix of gray & tan.
It needed just one more unique touch, so I grabbed IOD's new Fox Transfer. I rubbed on...
This faux barn wood spool makeover by Denise of Salvaged Inspirations is fantastic! She used GF Bone White & Cardamon Chalk Style Paint, Lamp Black Milk Paint and Flat Out Flat Topcoat to achieve this rustic look.
2016 Design Challenge Entry - Professionals Upcycled Furniture
"Secretary desk painted in General Finishes Black Pepper, Rembrandt Red & Chalk White Chalk Style Paint. Sealed with Flat out Flat & Arm-R-Seal in High gloss. I used antique pocket watch faces as backplates."
Loving this cool blue transformation by Lindsey Vogel Design LLC!
Lindsey says, "For this makeover I used General Finishes Chalk Style paint in Chalk White and Summertime Blue with a light coat of Van Dyke Brown Glaze on the drawer fronts and sides. I began with 1 coat of white, then added 2 coats of blue and distressed back a bit before coming back & painting the edging details in white."
"One Resource = One Great Remake with General Finishes! Chalk Style Paint in Limestone and Chalk White, Driftwood Milk Paint, and High Performance Top Coat were used on this beauty!" - Romancing the Home at the Queen of Hearts