Dark Chocolate

Stair railing makeover with GF Dark Chocolate Milk Paint.    
"Hello yellow, it’s been a while! General Finishes Harvest Yellow is one of the best pale yellows out there… I blended in Dark Chocolate to accent all the details and distressed." - ReFabulous Finds by Christina    
"This is painted using Brushable White Enamel in Semi Gloss - But because I’m a rebel I sprayed it. I did thin by adding Extender and it went on nicely! The legs are painted in a mix of Lamp Black/Milk Chocolate for a deep espresso color." - Kristin's Krazy Garage, LLC    
Staircase makeover with General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and Brushable White Enamel by Goodwillhunting Lawson.    
"This desk has definitely gotten quite the makeover!! We painted this in General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and stained the top in their Antique Walnut Gel Stain. The combination is amazing! " - Refurbished by Sweet Threepeats    
"I’m pretty proud of how it turned out!!! The look I went for was a $2,000 Hooker chair that I loved but obviously not as much at that price...So I was pretty excited to find an ugly 60s chair on Marketplace for only $10!!! I completely updated it with all new foam and a beautiful camel leather fabric from Hobby Lobby and I painted the frame in a layered General Finishes Dark Chocolate finish! What do you think?!?" -NB.Restorations

Dark chocolate milk paint on the cross and Cinnamon dye. We are partial to stains, dyes, conditioners and finishes. 

General Finishes Dark Chocolate for the win!! We have refurbished this little side table for our client and it was a great way to give a special piece new life. ❤️"     

Use Dark Chocolate Milk Paint by General Finishes to get the look of stain on surfaces that don’t stain well. This baby Jacobean Buffet had a Tulip Poplar top, which does not take stain well. I found a way around that using 2 coats of Dark Chocolate and 2 coats of High Performance Topcoat in Satin.

Amazing front door makeover with exterior rated General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint by Chris Rodriguez (product purchased from GF retailer Antica Modern)

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."    
 Custom mix of General Finishes Empire Gray, Queenstown Gray and Dark Chocolate for the darker shade. Glazed with black glaze and the lighter color is Driftwood. Floral transfer from redesign with prima.    

This Victorian Style Oak Buffet has been completely refinished using Lamp Black and Dark Chocolate with a custom antique flat finish. The Java top and accents give it the perfect finishing touch.

This kitchen went from dark and boring to light and modern with GF Alabaster Milk Paint on the cabinets and Dark Chocolate on the island.

"I am loving how this antique dresser turned out!!!!! Our client chose General Finishes Antique White with Dark Chocolate for the top and satin top coat!     And as you can see I may have gotten some of the fall decor out already....    
Hand painted in Dark Chocolate Milk Paint, distressed and then sealed with HPTC (High Performance Topcoat).

Beautiful buffet in General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint. Check out those carvings!

This ordinary builder grade oak bathroom vanity has gotten an high-end makeover! I am often asked how to approach deep grain oak cabinets. My solution is embrace it! Using General Finishes Milk Paints, I created a faux gray stain that has transformed this vanity into an undeniable beauty fit for a Pottery Barn Catalog. New DLawless hardware was the perfect touch to this stunning makeover.

After living with my kitchen cabinets for over 30 years, it was time for an update!  I added trim molding to the plain doors and drawers and gave everything 2 coats of General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint.  I then stenciled a subtle design inside the newly-created "panels" using General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint.  After sealing everything with 2 coats of General Finishes High Performance Top Coat in Satin, I added new knobs and pulls.  The cabinets look brand new and are such a...

"Check out this beautiful farmhouse style dresser we refinished for a customer!!!! We painted this in General Finishes Linen Milk Paint with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects and sealed in satin top coat then we painted the top in Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and sealed with semi-gloss top coat!!!!" - NB.Restorations

Dresser turned island with storage.  A new wood top was added in General Finishes Walnut Water based stain. The base was done in Persain Blue and Dark Chocolate with High performance semigloss finish. 

This showstopper was custom made using the headboard, footboard & siderails from an Antique bed. 

There was no exact formula for the layered finish. A combination of paint color were layered to achieve an old world finish. The turned front legs were lightly sanded and painted washed in Dark Chocolate. Distressing added in all the right places.

The Lourdes features wood plank seat with custom 

 

2018 GF Design Challenge 2nd Place Winner - Upcycling Category...

Suitcase Rustic Entryway Table. I dont know if it's really supposed to look like a suitcase but I thought it did. I painted the top in General Finishes China Blue, with GF Dark Chocolate on the drawer handle. The bottom is GF Lamp Black. Distressed with Dark wax for a vintage/rustic finish. It has faux leather straps to enhance the suitcase feel.

Custom Green of Emerald + Linen + Dark Chocolate

Antique Walnut Top and High Performance in Flat

Wow!  Vintage transformed into modern!

You can’t go wrong with this weathered messanger dresser.  Perfect for your office or bedroom!

GF Driftwood 

1 oz each color dry brushed:

GF Antique White, Choc Brown, Snow White, Buttermilk Yellow

The body of the desk and coordinating chair are painted in Queenstown Gray Milk Paint from General Finishes. The drawer fronts are painted in Antique White. The top three drawers have buffalo check accents hand painted in 3 shades of gray (Seagull Gray, Driftwood and Queenstown). The top of the desk is painted in a Dark Chocolate. Sealed with Semi-gloss High Performance Top Coat." - Gravity Hill Home Furnishings

"Have I mentioned how much I LOVE General Finishes products?! We had the chance to create this look once again for a commissioned piece and we are loving how it turned out! The exterior finish was completed in many layers using Millstone, Snow White, Dark Chocolate, a custom tinted grey poly, Van Dyke Brown Glaze effects and HPTC in Satin. For the desk and hutch interior we used Enduro Antique White Poly." - Twig & Thyme Design
"This piece has been in my entry foyer for years but it has gotten dinged up and chipped and I was tired of the dark color so I decided it was time for a change! I mixed a custom color using General Finishes Chalk Style Paints in equal parts of Bayberry Green and Empire Gray to create this soft farmhouse color. I also blended a little Bone White to add subtle highlights and some Dark Chocolate Milk Paint for the shaded areas. The top was done in a base of Empire Gray and a few washes of the...
"Because we all love a before and after. The transformation on this one really makes me happy! This old gal was totally updated using a paint wash with General Finishes Chocolate Brown & dry brushing with Driftwood Gray." - Kenzie Lynn Designs    
Absolutely loving this finish by Kenzie Lynn Designs.   "Finished in a rustic gray brown, achieved by layering General Finishes Dark Chocolate, Driftwood & Custom Taupe. Durable and smooth polyurethane finish."                

Dark Chocolate Milk Paint over an existing finish, sealed with High Performance Topcoat, satin

 

 

"We’ve finished up the master bath vanity for our friend and we’re hoping she LOVES it and you folks do as well! Hand painted in General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint, distressed then sealed with our HPTC! She’s beautiful!" - Goodwillhunting Lawson    
"Wanna see what I've been working on off and on since Mid April???? This American of Martinsville set just screams French Provincial with a lot of glam. Perfect to go with that bright and airy Modern Farmhouse look or you can just go full French Chateau and glam it up. Refinished in General Finishes Antique White with Dark Chocolate and the top has been clear coated in High Performance Satin also by General Finishes. All of the details have been highlighted with Fusion Mineral Paint Antique Wax...
"Adorable little cabinet on casters. The drawers were falling apart so I used the faces and some scrap wood to make a shelf! I used General Finishes Persian Blue with aging wax on the body, Dark Chocolate for the inside and a new top with water based Walnut stain and High Performance Semigloss to finish it." - Flipping Fabulous    
Happy Earth Day from General Finishes! Appreciate our world and it's natural wonders by using beautiful earth-tones on your next home accessory project. To emulate some of the natural colors found in soil, moss, trees and rocks, check out these Custom Milk Paint Color Mixes by General Finishes. Remember - be the change you wish to see in the environment!  Colors featured in this palette are as follows:   
  • Custom Color Mix: 30 Parts Sunglow Milk Paint and 1 Part Persimmon Milk Paint...

"These have been hand-painted in General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint with the mantel having both Dark Chocolate, then washed with Seagull Gray Milk Paint for a smokey/vintage wooden feel! Everything has been distressed and sealed with High Performance Topcoat! We hope you love!" - Goodwillhunting Lawson

"That Hutch... and it's a BIG one. The perfect backdrop for anything and everything! Custom mix of General Finishes Dark Chocolate & Lamp Black." - Kenzie Lynn Designs    

Get this look by creating a 50/50 mix of High Performance Topcoat and Burnished Pearl Effects.  Apply over a custom Dark Chocolate and Tuscan Red Milk Paint mix. 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRyD4KtypkU&t=414s

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Get this look by dry brushing Tawny Pearl Effects over Dark Chocolate Milk Paint. 

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRyD4KtypkU&t=414s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eO55bnzQTj4

This was a super fun piece because I know the young lady in the photo transfer. Her father wanted me to create something special for her to remember her years of competeing in rodeo. The two photos are of her winning runs. The actual piece of furniture was painted with a custom mix of GF Chocolate Brown, and Antique White. Dry brushed with custom blend of AS Greek Blue then glazed with Van Dyke Brown. Doors were adorned with photos transferred with Miss Lilian transfer medium, and distressed...

Win over your clients by painting your next piece of furniture with a color palette inspired by the traditional and earthy hues of Thanksgiving! By using some of the warm and comfortable tones we’ve mixed up for you, you’ll create an emotional connection with your customers that remind them of the joyful holiday season. Colors featured in this palette are as follows:

• Custom Color Mix: 1 Part Persimmon Milk Paint and 20 Parts Sunglow Milk Paint

• Custom Color Mix: 20 Parts ...

"I love this! I've been itching to use fall colors and this solid wood chest of drawers was perfect! The drawers are ridged, painted in General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint, lightly distressed, in a body of Persimmon Milk Paint, sealed with GF High Performance Flat and Fusion Mineral Paint Aging Wax." - Flipping Fabulous

"These candlesticks are wooden, but once we painted in General Finishes-no one would ever know! They were painted with Dark Chocolate and then painted in Bronze Pearl Effects. A little dry brushing in Burnished Pearl Effects gave these candlesticks a good bit of dimension and an authentic metal look." - Boutique Unique, GF's November 2017 Retailer of the Month    

"This stunning Jacobean dining set is truly one of a kind! The table top has been refinished with General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint. The table legs and chairs were painted in Key West Blue Chalk Style Paint and accented with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects. The entire set was sealed with General Finishes High Performance Topcoat in Satin to provide years of durability." - BethAnn Gentile Rogers-Bird of Painted Peacock Creations

 

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"The completed dining room with all General Finishes products in Antique White and Dark Chocolate Milk Paints and protected for a life time with Professional Satin top coat. Your products truly help dress up a room. ❤️ Linda Hello I Live Here    
Suzanne Bagheri - The Painted Drawer Collection gave her stairs a makeover with General Finishes Dark Chocolate Milk Paint.   Suzanne says, "It is a very deep brown and won’t show any dirt. The risers and side trim were given a fresh coat of bright white semi-gloss paint. It took three coats of the Dark Chocolate milk paint to fully cover the treads. After they dried, I touched up where the white risers met the dark brown treads. This was the difficult part because the caulk application...
"We had the opportunity to makeover this beautiful table and chairs set for a client that turned out absolutely gorgeous! This piece was refinished in General Finishes Antique White with Van Dyke Brown Glaze Effects and dark wax on the base of the table and chairs. We also did some distressing to really highlight the edges. The table top was done in Dark Chocolate Milk Paint and our wood graining tool to add a beautiful grain to the piece!" - Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed...

General Finishes Brick Red Milk Paint is a mild red color with tones of brown and rusty orange throughout. If you want a red that’s not too bold but will still make a statement, try Brick Red on your next project!

* Brick Red has been discontinued. You can re-create with a mix of 3 parts Tuscan Red and 1 part Persimmon

All designs featured in this image belong to their respective owners at:⠀
Christine Adams...

If you’re looking to add a friendly and comfortable mood to your space, try General Finishes Millstone Milk Paint on your next home accessory project. Millstone is a creamy, neutral color that matches perfectly with all decor.   All designs featured in this image belong to their respective owners at:⠀   Phoenix Restoration The Painted Drawer Dressers and Jujubees Katie & Co. Furniture Restoration Boxwood & Brass   Colors featured in this palette are as followed (from top to...