This is a true rags to riches. This dresser was so broke that the free store for the homeless GAVE it to me- not a joke! I used to work at the shelter, & the warehouse manager said "gurrrllll, do you want this?" I was planning to take the handles and burn the rest! Ha! My Man Friend said "we can fix that!"
I rolled my eyes but he did! Painted in GF Coastal Blue, with GF Copper Pearl Effects, this Cinderella is sealed in GF High Performance Satin & was quickly purchased by an...
This lovely Linen cabinet was given a fresh new look. I stripped and primed first and then used Coastal Blue over the whole piece. The interiors were stained using Antique oak stain. I stenciled each top corner of the cabinet using Burnished Pearl and also used burnished pearl on each leg. The piece was then sealed with High Performance Top Coat, and she was ready to go.
Cute hairpin leg dresser in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint
Media stand/dresser in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint with High Performance Topcoat in semi-gloss by Flipping Fabulous.
Custom Mix of GF Coastal Blue + Emerald Green, accented with Pitch Black Glaze Effects
One of my favourite places for second hand hunting is the Old Fire Station. It's run by two hilarious guys, full of fabulous stories about their house clearance adventures. The whole place is filled with gorgeous goodies, mostly older antiques that wouldn't look out of place in a country manor house, but they often have little bits and bobs and I reckon they enjoy me and my mum popping in. We generally buy all the old tat - garden rakes, old posters, broken chairs. More often than not they...
Coastal Blue Milk Paint and Walnut Liquid Oil Based Stain
"I was so excited to get my hands on the new colors. Opened my box and went to work playing with this beautiful piece. I don’t normally go so bold so it was a lot of fun. Used Blue Moon as the base then pulled out the Coastal Blue and Lamp Black to finish it off." - Blu Soul Design
"These oversized nightstands were quickly snatched up out of my inventory for custom order and now they are ready to head home! They are painted in a gorgeous midnight blue - a custom mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue and Lamp Black Milk Paint. A light accent using Pitch Black Glaze and a little extra gold wax on the hardware finished off their elegant makeover." - Kristin's Krazy Garage, LLC
"It’s fun to add color, and lately my spray gun has contained white or gray paint so I need to change it up! This mid century modern dresser was refinished using a combination of General Finishes Emerald and Coastal Blue Milk Paint. The rest was stripped and stained in Brown Mahogany. The brass hardware was cleaned up with Barkeepers Friend for a beautiful shiny finish!" - Flipping Unbelievable
"I have been wanting to paint something this color for a long time and I knew this was the perfect piece! This solid walnut dresser was painted in a custom blend of General Finishes Coastal Blue, Patina Green and Lamp Black to achieve this dark rich teal. The top was stained in Java and sealed with polyurethane for extra durability. Aged bronze pulls and a very colorful floral fabric liner complete this transformation." - Nap Time Creations
"Look at all that blue yumminess! This big dresser was beautiful knotty pine to begin with but I thought it could use a little facelift. It’s been painted with a custom blue using General Finishes Snow White, Antique White, Coastal Blue and Federal Blue. Federal Blue is a discontinued color, that I absolutely love, but I happened to find some several months ago and have been squirreling it away. Silly right? I decided it was time to break it open! The wash is Antique White and I custom mixed...
This pantry door was SO FUN to paint... and it was also for my own kitchen (YAY!) so I could reallly get creative with it! It’s actually “half” of a French door set that I found at our local Habitat ReStore.... and what do you know, it was the EXACT size of our pantry door... easy swap!!!
It all started with a coat of “Costal Blue”... I was going to distress and stop there... but since I was keeping it for myself, I decided to have a little bit of fun! I started getting carried away...
"I fall in love with this color a little more EVERY time we use it! We updated this gorgeous piece with General Finishes Coastal Blue, Antique White to brighten the cabinet & cleaned up the original brassy pulls for an incredible, versatile makeover!" - Captiva Home - Furniture Painting
"Becoming a big brother is full of excitement and change. So, when my client, Lindsay decided to revamp her son's new "big boy" room, she wanted to make it special for him. She chose General Finishes Coastal Blue to compliment the decor for his space. This shade of navy is playful enough for a child and sophisticated enough for a young man, which makes it the perfect shade to grow with him and his decor for many years to come." - Ruthie's Restorations
"They might be calling for snow outside but inside I'm thinking Spring! This vintage solid wood tall chest was painted and blended with General Finishes Persian Blue and Coastal Blue, the perfect colors to complement this gorgeous floral transfer. The wrap around design will catch the eye from every direction." - GarageMama Vintage
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"Totally in love with this buffet. I forget how much I love General Finishes Coastal Blue until I bring it out & put it on some oak! This lightly distressed around the details buffet is perfect for the holidays in a beautiful navy (Coastal Blue), with a nice top stained in General Finishes American Oak Gel Stain & sealed with GF Arm-R-Seal." - Flipping Fabulous
"Beautiful vintage night stands. The body has been painted in General Finishes Coastal Blue and sealed to protect. I love the more masculine vibe these have." - Re-Luv'd Furniture
"Have a touch of unique elegance in your home with this beautiful mahogany buffet. The top has been refinished in beautiful GF Georgian Cherry Gel Stain and sealed with a durable matte finish. The body is painted in Coastal Blue with a raised stencil on the sides and doors and then highlighted in metallic copper to match the hardware for a unique finish." - Red Tulip Designs LLC
"This makeover was created using a custom mixture of General Finishes milk paints. I mixed Coastal Blue, Klein Blue, Patina Green, Emerald, Lamp Black and Snow White. I also used Metallic Teal to glaze the entire piece and accented all the distressed areas with Metallic Champagne. The top was stained with two coats of each Ebony and Special Walnut and then sealed with a custom toner and poly. I added new champagne scalloped hardware to complete this mermaid inspired look." - Lilly's Home...
"The tops of these have been sanded down and stained in minwax ‘provincial’ and sealed. The body has been painted in General Finishes Coastal Blue and sealed to protect. The drawers are dovetailed and slide well. I love the more masculine vibe these have." - Re-Luv'd Furniture
"This chest of drawers has been brush blended with 5 layers of colors. (DIY Paint Kissing Booth, Joanna Gaines Weekend, General Finishes Coastal Blue, Royal Purple and Champagne Pearl Effects) & clear coated for durability." - Odds and Ends
"Can you believe this cute cabinet has 6 paint colors layered and blended to create this unique finish? I used all General Finishes Milk Paints from one of my favorite local retailers Woodcraft Manchester to create this piece. I used Patina Green, Emerald, Halcyon Blue, Coastal Blue, Snow White and Driftwood. Oh seven colors if you include the stain on top too! For the top I used my favorite stain color Jacobean by Minwax I then sealed everything with Polycrylic top coat in Satin for a long...
Loving this color by Delilah Tree! It's been painted in a base color of GF Seagull Gray, topped with Coastal Blue and hand distressed.
Loving this hammered copper finish by Plum Doodles! This side table was refinished with GF Copper Pearl Effects and Coastal Blue Milk Paint.
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"This vintage Henry Link dresser needed some major love but right away I could see the potential. My friend had asked me to be on the lookout for a curvy dresser for her daughter and I knew this one would be perfect!
I was given one directive, she wanted it light blue with no hue of green and was given free reign on the rest! I set out to create the perfect light blue using General Finishes Snow White as my base and added just a touch of Coastal Blue. The hardware on this dresser was long...
"Every room needs a statement piece and this one definitely demands attention! Refinished in a deep, dark navy blue (GF Coastal Blue) with the original hardware highlighted in an elegant gold." - VannJean Designs
"We've painted our fair share of buffets, but we have never seen one quite like this! We love Paulo's 3 door style! Paulo is a custom mix of three General Finishes colors; Coastal Blue, Persian Blue, and Emerald. Paulo has some spectacular details mixed with a sleek almost modern body lines." - Brass Tacks Resale
"Remember that sweet little yellow armoire that I posted here some time ago? Well, I had a customer snatch her up before the first drop of paint touched her. Together, we came up with a vision for her, and here it is. All done up in General Finishes Coastal Blue, with raised designs and metallic accents. She sure turned out grand!" - Designs by Dee
"This old blanket chest has been given a new life indeed!
Recognize this deep blue??? It’s that same custom color mix I’ve done a few times recently - General Finishes Coastal Blue mixed with a touch of Queenstown Gray. It’s so pretty. I can see why it’s been so popular! I also completely refinished the top in Antique Walnut Gel Stain and put on completely brand new hardware from D. Lawless Hardware." - Kristin's Krazy Garage, LLC
Stunning depression era dresser in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint by Eight Hundred Furniture, LLC.
You can shop for General Finishes products in Eight Hundred Furniture's antique booth on the second floor of Morgantown Market at 2940 Main Street Morgantown, PA and on the top floor of Homestead Studios at 4201 W. Lincoln Highway Parkesburg, PA.
"Love creating unique pieces to complement our clients homes! This piece was inspired by an abstract painting with lots of gorgeous blue tones, so we created this custom mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue & Persian Blue to coordinate and update the piece. The top was stained in Antique Walnut for a deep, rich color. Fresh hardware by D. Lawless Hardware completed the update!" - Captiva Home - Furniture Painting
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"This quality Basset Buffet is ready to bring its cheerful elegance to your home! The eye catching curves and details have been brought out by a gorgeous shade of blue created by custom color mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue, Seagull Gray, Queenstown Gray and Emerald Milk Paints. Along with all over glazed accenting she is sure to be the focal point of any room!" - Kristin's Krazy Garage, LLC
"Vintage nightstands are not easy pieces to locate for me. Vintage vanities, however, are never in short supply! So when I find myself in need of a pair of nightstands, I often go searching for a vanity with the intention to to split it apart and make my own set of custom nightstands!
These were upcycled from a vintage waterfall style vanity and refinished with General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain." - Eight Hundred Furniture, LLC.
"Imagine the stories this beauty could tell. She was hand painted in a custom mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue and Queenstown Gray. She demanded to make a statement, so we dressed her up in gold. The mirror holds a beautiful, natural patina which only enhances her sophistication." - Gracefully Aged and Distressed
- 4 parts Coastal Blue
- 2 parts Queenstown Gray
"Perfect blend of Coastal Blue and Patina Green, copper highlights and Van Dyke Glaze to create this Mediterranean Boho Jewelry Case!" - New Old Finds
"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
"What a great little table for kids to work on their masterpieces, and If yours are anything like mine we have masterpieces everyday of the week! This adorable little chalkboard table is solid wood with a removable center piece that is a chalk board on one side and a dry erase board on the other. It comes with two little wooden seats with storage underneath and 4 drawers to keep supplies. This set was refinished using General Finishes Seagull Gray on the table and a combination of Coastal Blue...
"This custom piece is going to be used as a coffee bar. ☕
It's a custom mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue + Queenstown Gray and sealed with HPTC in flat." - Helen Nichole Designs
"These are drop dead gorgeous! So much hand painted detail went into these works of art. Painted in GF Coastal Blue with a teal & turquoise color blend on the drawer fronts. The silver metallic was hand painted on each raised piece of wallpaper. To top it off, the tabletops were stained in a rich Java Gel Stain. The beautiful wood grain shines through. The exterior drawer sides have been painted in a teal wash." - KT Lyons Design
"Because I just can't leave well enough alone, I decided to redo the drawers on this MCM dresser (that I previously posted) and I'm so glad I did! I let the clean lines of the MCM style dictate the design for the dresser, adding a geometric look with the design on front and hexagon pattern drawer liner. The frame was painted in General Finishes Seagull Gray with a semi gloss finish. I tried their White Poly (which I love) on the drawer fronts and then taped off the design and sprayed with...
Fantastic transformation by ReLoved by Maja Komasa! This hutch was painted in a custom mix of Coastal Blue, Persian Blue and Driftwood Milk Paint.
"This vintage Lane end table is sitting pretty with the help of General Finishes Coastal Blue (Milk Paint) and Antique Walnut Gel Stain. Sealed for a slight sheen with HPTC in Satin." - Amini Design Ashburn
How charming is this entryway table by Flip'n Sell True Treasures! The body was painted in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint while the fronts were painted in custom shades of blue using GF Snow White and Coastal Blue Milk Paints. Sealed with High Performance Topcoat in Satin.
"This vintage Lane side table has been renewed and given a second life! The top has been sainted in General Finishes Antique Walnut Gel Stian and the bottom painted in a custom blend of Coastal Blue and Snow White Milk Paint, achieving this beautiful shade of navy." - Nap Time Creations
"These side tables are just gorgeous painted in General Finishes Coastal Blue and sealed." - Flip'n Sell True Treasures
Check out these side tables refinished by Vintage Actually Decor! They comment, "Hand-painted in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint, these side tables are gorgeous! Accent that bland room with these two elegant ladies."
This sideboard was given a sensational new look with General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint by Flipping Unbelievable!
We adore this lovely desk by Living in Lavender Home! Completed with General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint.