Copper Pearl

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...

Blingy little cedar chest in Lamp Black with a French script stencil in Copper effects with High performance flat topcoat. 

Loving this hammered copper finish by Plum Doodles! This side table was refinished with GF Copper Pearl Effects and Coastal Blue Milk Paint.   Learn more about how to apply GF Pearl Effects in these videos:   How to Create a Metallic Finish with GF Pearl Effects:   Creative Techniques with GF Pearl Effects:...
"I love how this turned out! It is painted with General Finishes Lamp Black and lightly distressed. The drawers are Copper Pearl Effects and Pitch Black glaze." - Elderberry Place    
"When I saw Refurbished Gentleman, LLC post a bombay chest he did in his Hammered Copper technique I knew I wanted to try it. Lucky for me, he did a tutorial for a group I'm in. Then the search was on for the right piece. I found it back in November and slowly started working on it when I had time. I'm thrilled to say, he's done....and he's available! Painted in General Finishes Lamp Black and Copper Pearl Effects." - A Touch of Whimsy      

"Just finished the sister from the dry sink cabinet. Freshly painted with General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint and Copper Pearl Effects. She is ready to be taken to her forever home! She can be found at Wild Rose Boutique Evansville." - Blooming Hydrangea Co

"This black stallion is finished!! He has been painted with General Finishes Lamp Black and accented with Copper Pearl Effects." Blooming Hydrangea Co   Check out these videos on GF Pearl Effects:   How to Create a Metallic Finish with GF Pearl Effects -   Create Techniques with Pearl Effects -...
Absolutely stunning chair in GF Copper Pearl Effects and Pitch Black Glaze Effects by ReLoved by Maja Komasa!    
Stunning console tables in GF Lamp Black and Copper Pearl Effects by Vantique Junktion.    
"Another Signature Boho Piece Hand Painted in General Finishes Milk Paint Colors: Patina, Brick Red and Persian Blue. Accented with Copper Pearl Effects and Candlelite Gel Stained Wood Top." - The Texasgypsy    
  General Finishes Design Challenge Winner 2017›Upcycling›Bling it on U.S.A.(Merit Judging)›3rd Place

This finish was inspired and created in anticipation of the Solar Eclipse of 2017.  Like the upcoming celestrial event,  warmth and light shimmer through darkess at varying degrees across the surface.  The circular design on the doors of this 1920's Art Deco Buffet mimic the sun and moon making it...

Get this look by stippling Copper and Tawny Pearl Effects over 2 coats of Evening Plum Milk Paint. 


Watch these videos to learn more about how to apply GF Pearl Effects:

Sweet little pumpkin containers in GF Tawny and Copper Pearl Effects by Flipping Unbelievable. Perfect for all your treats!  
"I painted this piece with General Finishes Lamp Black and also their Copper Pearl paint. Absolutely love working with these products!" - Treasures Rediscovered    
This piece is a real head turner in GF Copper Pearl Effects, Pitch Black Glaze Effects and Lamp Black Milk Paint.   "Wow!!! Even I was amazed to see this piece all done and through my camera, to see all the details that make this piece so special... This is a client owned piece, that belonged to her grandmother, with such a cool story behind its use over the years and how you could tell it's a beloved piece for her.I hold a lot of pride in that fact that they entrusted me to bring it back...

"This gorgeous piece marries a traditional shape with a unique "melted copper" modern rustic look, perfect for adding visual interest to any space! General Finishes Coastal Blue is the perfect deep navy, and the Copper Pearl Effects are offset by a rubbed gold look on the metal hardware for a totally chic and stunning design." - For Love of the Paint

GF Design Challenge Winner   2017›Upcycling›Bling it on U.S.A.(Merit Judging)›2nd Place   This side table by Refurbished Gentleman, LLC is a real stunner!   GF Lamp Black Milk Paint, Copper Pearl Effects and Pitch Black Glaze Effects are an unstoppable combo!                      


"This two-tier coffee table has been given my Aged/Hammered Copper finish throughout the top and covering the bottom shelf. The legs are black tying in the glaze accenting throughout. The top and bottom areas have both been given layers of Polycrylic for added protection." - Refurbished Gentleman, LLC

Refurbished Gentleman used General Finishes products, included Lamp Black Milk Paint, Copper Pearl Effects, Pitch Black Glaze Effects and High Performance Topcoat Flat.

"These doors sat in the corner is our work area for 3 months, because I just couldn't figure out what I wanted to do. One side is a bit dark & moody, the other side sweet & fun." - Flipping Fabulous        
"Painted with General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and accented with Copper Pearl Effects, this little beauty is ready for Christmas stockings!" - One of a Kind Furniture Finds    

Danielle of Finding Silver Pennies created the perfect Thanksgiving DIY project using techniques that she learned at the 2016 GF Flippin' Furniture Expo!

To create the base for these aged copper chargers, she coated the plates in Lamp Black Milk Paint and High Performance Topcoat Satin. She was able to create the texture using Copper Pearl Effects and Pitch Black Glaze Effects.

Learn about this awesome DIY project at http://bit....

"This amazing Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Co, Hastings, Michigan Bookcase was in very poor condition when I found her. Damaged dirty with holes and missing inlay appliques. I have tried to restore her at first..however, peeling veneer and damaged wood make me change my mind. I decided to transfer the image of my favorite painting by Akseli Gallen-Kallela from sane time period what my beautiful piece (1911-1917)

When I have enlarged print of the painting which I have bought on...

GF's newest video "Creative Techniques with General Finishes Pearl Effects" is now available!! ( Here's a creative use of Pearl Effects from Southern Revivals. The castors and trim were painted with Copper Pearl Effects. Such a classy look!

Paige Harton Baker says, "Just finished this buffet up! I used the always-awesome Java Gel Stain, High Performance Top Coat in flat and highlighted the back and appliqué with GF's Pearl Effects in Copper." Always remember to seal Pearl Effects with top coat! Gorgeous work, Paige!

This chair underwent a stunning transformation! Southern Revivals applied General Finishes Copper Pearl Pearl Effects to the details in this chair. "It’s water based so it washes off easily but not at the expensive of coverage. It’s a gorgeous color, full of pigment. One coat went a long way." -Southern Revivals

This hutch desk was painted in Lamp Black Milk Paint and then drybrushed with 3 colors of Pearl Effects: Tawny, Copper and Argentine. It was completed with 3 coats of High Performance Satin. 

Introducing another piece in our Hand Made Rustic Wood Range. This gorgeous crate is very solid and has a multitude of uses and gives us a chance to introduce you to our General Finishes Wood Stain range. This is stained in Espresso (water based wood stain) firstly and then a coat of Cooper Pearl Effects has been applied and ragged off. Further distressed by hand to reveal the lovely dark colour underneath. - Evelade Chic​

We found this amazingly rare wooden wine rack holding a mighty 56 bottles. Beautiful in wood but aged. I struggled with the wood stain verses Pearl Effects, but naturally the stunning Pearl Effects won. Painted directly onto the wood in alternate Tawny and Copper and hand distressed. Finishing with Enduro-Var to maximize the lifespan of this piece. - Evelade Chic​

This formerly dark oak table was given a new life in our Furniture Fridays class! Painted with General Finishes Lamp Black and a glaze mix of Copper Pearl and Burnished Pearl. We are loving the new Pearl Effects from General Finishes! - The Artistic Home Studio and Boutique​