"If I had to pick one piece of furniture that everyone could use in their home but probably don’t realize...it would be a cedar chest. It’s the perfect piece for toy storage, coffee table, bench seating, at the end of a bed, and of course for storing clothes and blankets. This cedar chest has been around for almost 60 years...and I had the privilege of meeting the original owner. It has since been passed down in the family and with the new updated look it will be used for many more years....
"This custom maple desk was renewed using General Finishes Coastal Blue with an Espresso stained top. New nickel cup pulls complete this transformation for a special young mans room!"
"And General Finishes Coastal Blue with GF Java Gel Stain for the win to bring these faded rattan patio chairs back to life!"
"This color is so good... and I’m pretty sure I couldn’t replicate it if I tried! It’s General Finishes Lamp Black, Emerald, Basil, and Coastal Blue... equal parts(ish)! The hardware felt perfect left it’s original gold... and the curved drawers... well they just speak for themselves!"
"Painted in a custom mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint and Argentine Pearl Effects(metallic silver). The inside was painted in Alabaster. Navy is always a favorite!"
"Talk about a before-and-after! This rock maple server had good bones and excellent construction. The only problem it has was a dated finish and even more dated hardware. To solve that, I painted it with Coastal Blue Milk Paint by General Finishes and glazed it with Pitch Black Glaze Effects. After adding some oil rubbed bronze cup pulls, it had a new lease on life!"
Handsome dresser in GF Coastal Blue Milk Paint.
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"This might look like a sideboard, but it’s actually a cedar chest! The top opens up for storage lined in cedar. Coastal Blue by General Finishes is the perfect navy color and looks so good with brass hardware thanks to Bar Keepers Friend for bringing back the shine!"
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"Custom order with a custom color mix. General Finishes Coastal Blue with Lamp Black added to give this piece a deeper navy color. Brushed brass handles are stunning!"
"It feels good to have a finished piece come up from the workshop! This bench was upcycled from an antique rope bed. It's been fashioned into a bench that could fit in your hallway, at the foot of your bed or in your mudroom.
It's been painted in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint. The edges have been rubbed away to show the wood underneath." - Eight Hundred Furniture, LLC.
"This beauty is ready to go home! Isn’t it gorgeous?! This piece was refinished using a custom mix of Coastal Blue and Snow White Milk Paints from General Finishes. Absolutely love the way it turned out!"
Absolutely stunning by Home Girl Decor with GF Milk Paints!
"Painted base coat in Queenstown Gray, then used a color wash technique with spray bottles and a blow dryer with watered down Coastal Blue, Patina Green, and a custom orangey color mix using Sunglow, Holiday Red and a tad of Dark Chocolate."
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Custom Mix Basil + Emerald
"This custom piece turned out so pretty!
Do you like to mix colors to make something new or do you keep it simple and use colors as-is?
I'm a lover of mixing and making something new!
This is two parts General Finishes Coastal Blue and 1 part Argentine Pearl Effects. It creates the perfect shimmer."
Beautiful chest of drawers in General Finishes Coastal Blue and natural wood
"This custom dresser needed a lot of love and repairs but we brought her back to life! Painted in one my most popular color combinations, General Finishes Coastal Blue and Antique Walnut Gel Stain. The original hardware was painted gold and beautiful floral liner was added to the drawers."
Beautiful side tables in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint
"These upright Lane cedar chests dated 1956 have been completely transformed and given a new life. The second my client told me the colors she was using in her bedroom makeover I knew we were going to have some fun!
The sister chests were painted in General Finishes Coastal Blue, Ballet Pink and Coral Crush. The piano hinges were painted gold to match the new hardware that compliment this beautiful color palette perfectly!"
"Vintage buffets are one of my MOST favorite pieces & they are getting harder & harder to find, especially these larger ones. Kept the original hardware & kept every inch of the gorgeous wood exposed & updated the rest. Color: Coastal Blue by General Finishes"
"❤️Revealing this beautiful piece of furniture! Once again, the color is perfection... General Finishes Coastal Blue, you never fail me!"
"This beautiful and stately vanity/desk has been updated in gorgeous Coastal blue from General Finishes. The top and drawer were sanded and protected to show the gorgeous flame mahogany. The mirror was left natural with the bracket painted to match.New baroque cup hardware from D. Lawless Hardware completes the look!"
"Where are our mid mod fans?! It is not all that often that we get mid century modern pieces but these definitely exceeded my expectations. Also check out the hardware. It is pretty awesome. The drawers were stained using General Finishes Dark Brown Dye Stain and the rest painted in Coastal Blue."
This French provincial Bassett dresser has been done in a custom mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue with a touch of black For the perfect deep navy. The top has been sanded and stained in Java Gel.
**Recipe: 1 pint of Coastal Blue and about 3 tablespoons of Lamp Black
"Here’s my first mid century piece I’m happy to have under my belt. This gal was finished up prior to Christmas and is already nestled into her new home. Painted in General Finishes Coastal Blue, my fav!"
"This versatile console is here to make a statement. She’s hand-painted in a General Finishes Milk Paint Coastal Blue over an Emerald Green and I lightly distressed it to make the green show throughout and it has copper cup pulls and the doors were stenciled with a starburst."
"This solid oak antique dresser is sure to make a statement in any home! Painted in General Finishes Coastal Blue with the top and two top drawers stained in Java (Gel Stain). New brushed brass hardware are the perfect compliment to this beautiful deep rich navy. Floral fabric lines all four of the easy gliding spacious drawers."
Beautiful 9 drawer French Provincial dresser painted in General Finishes Coastal Blue and black glaze. The top was sanded raw and has a linen wash over it then sealed
"We love painting pieces blue and this blend is one of my favorites. General Finishes Blue Moon blended with Coastal Blue for a deep ocean vibe. Our customer fell in love!!!!"
"Beautiful 9 drawer French provincial painted in General Finishes Coastal Blue and black glaze. The top was sanded raw and has a linen wash over it then sealed."
"Such a beautiful custom mix using General Finishes Snow White and Coastal Blue. When you cant find the color you want on the color wheel, make your own!"
"This rich navy is a custom color created using Lamp Black and Coastal Blue, then finished in Flat out Flat all by General Finishes. The stained top complements the deep blue and white detailed brass hardware newly added to the piece."
Awesome kitchen cabinet transformation with a custom mix of General Finishes Queenstown Gray + Coastal Blue Milk Paint.
Stunning buffet in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint.
"This solid pine storage bench has been completely transformed from its old boring past and now its future is looking bright!I knew right away I wanted to add a cushion so first I found the fabric and then picked the colors. I started with General Finishes Milk Paint in Linen then added the grain sack stripes in Key West Blue and finished with this beautiful grains stencil in Coastal Blue. The blues matched the fabric exactly and just tied it all together so nicely!"
"The body was painted in my favorite navy blue “Coastal Blue” by General Finishes and sealed with their High Performance Top Coat in Flat. No distressing at all. New amazing hardware - lucite pulls and quatrefoil drop pulls - purchased online from Ballard Designs . Staged with a stunning custom painting by local artist, Jill Perla Art. "
Stunning buffet in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint
Handsome dresser in General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint
Mid century pieces are for sure growing on me. I love the simple lines and being able to mix wood grain with paint, my favorite thing to do! This dresser did not last long in my inventory, in fact I had a waiting list of interest. I will for sure be the hunt for more! Jill was the lucky lady who got to pick the colors that worked best in her home. She chose the beautiful color combination of General Finishes Antique Walnut Gel Stain with Coastal Blue Milk Paint, one of my favorite combos...
This eight drawer dresser has been painted in a custom mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue, Sunglow Yellow with a touch of a true turqouise to make this gorgeous blue - very similar to Magnolia Home's Weekend Blue. Original hardware.
Unusual commode, simple, with interesting dimensions. In a narrow range of cold colors where blues and purples permeate each other. Layered applied General Finishes paint in Klein Blue, Royal Purple, Coastal Blue, Lime Green, Snow White. The shimmering metallic effect of Pearl Effect in gold and Brick Red was applied on the spot. Visible cracks and splinters add "years". The center is an energizing plum.
The look of this dresser makes my heart beat faster. Age-old, made of solid wood with elements of oak veneer. One of its kind, aged by multi-layered application of a whole range of mixed colors on the furniture, which gently penetrate each other creating an impression of being damaged by time. The inspiration for it was impressionist paintings trying to capture the fleeting moment and the sensual play of colors.
Incredible, one of a kind, full-color commode. Layers Painted with General Finishes milk paints, applied one by one in the following colors: Coastal Blue, Halcyon Blue, Klein Blue, Persimmon, Sunglow, Coral Crush, Linen. The rust effect is the color of Pearl Effects, Tawny. Handles adapted from the old dresser.
This Blue Jean Girl is stunning!
I'm in love with Coastal Blue and it brought out the modern look of this piece. With the brushed snow white on the drawers that where sanded back to give it a jean look.
With all this color this free-spirit stops you in your tracks. With a General Finishes Coastal Blue base it is layered with a little help from Modern Masters Apple Green and Copper Penny. Let's lighten the Coastal just a bit with some Klein Blue that will help bring out those details. Wait, it's not quite finished yet, lets add some Artistic Painting Studio Copper foil to those pretty legs and hardware! Ahhhh, now let her go and watch her fly.
I loved the lines of this petite china cabinet but almost didn’t buy it. It was missing a glass panel and shelves and had a couple other things wrong with it. But my friend made me a good deal and challenged me to “make something cool”. Never one to shy away from a challenge, I loaded it in my car. It lingered in my studio for a long time before I knew what to do with it. Taking my cue from the architecture of the piece I decided an Indian inlay look was the way to go. Playing off the...
Three cabinet colors in one kitchen? Why, YES, thank you!! What a combination of colors for these 1970s kitchen cabinets! This gal is definitely not afraid of color and wanted her island to be a turquoise stunner! The upper cabinets were painted in GF white Enduro Poly in Satin. The paint was taken up past the cabinets over the old paneling to give the appearance of taller cabinets and more openness to the kitchen. Enduro custom mixed in Driftwood was the perfect color for the bottoms...
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.