Emerald

"This beauty is headed to it's new home and it's going to be used in a baby nursery ❤ My client picked such a fun bold color. Painted in General Finishes Emerald Milk Paint and sealed with High Performance Topcoat in gloss." - Helen Nichole Designs      
Blue and green colors go beyond shades found in nature - they have the power to transform your furniture into a piece that's mature and dignified. Lift the mood and create a color that soothes by mixing the perfect shade using General Finishes Custom Color Mixing Lab as your guide! Colors featured in this palette are as followed:
 • Custom Color Mix: 1 Part Klein Blue Milk paint and 1 Part Emerald Milk Paint
 • Custom Color Mix: 4 Parts Emerald Milk Paint and 1 Part Lamp Black...

"My father-in-law found this chair on the side of the road and offered it to me because he knew that I could turn it into something beautiful once again... I properly prepared it for it's newly painted finish, added plushness to the seat and searched for a beautiful floral fabric that I could coordinate with the hand-carved details to really make it a feature." - Lilly's Home Designs

Lilly's Home Designs completed this finish with GF Milk Paint colors Lamp Black, Coral Crush, Holiday...

"If you are going to do a pop of color, you just can't go wrong with a rich emerald. Antique claw foot piece would make for a gorgeous buffet... General Finishes Emerald Milk Paint and poly sealed." - A Southern Story

"Here's to women's kisses, and to whiskey, amber clear. Not as sweet as a woman's kiss, but a damn sight more sincere! Just in time for St. Patty's Day!

"This charming rustic console has been lovingly hand-painted in a rich bespoke shad of emerald green, and finished with a hand rubbed black wax glaze, for added dimension and depth, and lightly distressed..." - Second Chance Studios

Today General Finishes is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with some stellar pieces completed in...

Happy St. Patricks Day! Today we are going to celebrating by featuring some of our favorite furniture pieces painted in green.

"Anybody have spring on the mind? We sure do! So we chose the perfect spring color for this credenza. We went with Emerald Milk Paint with a Java Gel Stain top." - Belle Maison

Gorgeous custom color mix of GF Emerald and Coastal Blue Milk Paint by Cedar Creek Chic                
Check out Art is Beauty's most recent makeover with General Finishes Emerald Milk Paint.   Art is Beauty is GF's 2018 1st Quarter Featured Blogger! Be sure to stop by http://www.artisbeauty.net/ to see more!    

This fabulous custom order, dubbed "Queen Elizabeth," was completed by Reinvintaged by Bo with custom color paint mixes. To create the mixes, Reinvintaged used GF Milk Paint colors such as Emerald, Snow White, Antique White, Sunglow and Holiday Red.

"Want to add some Christmas cheer to your home? This adorable little Bombay Chest will be just the trick! Painted in a deep spruce custom mixed for this piece, and finished with a beautiful black wax glaze to add depth and dimension this gorgeous girl will add drama to ANY room!" - Second Chance Studios   Custom Mix = General Finishes Emerald Milk Paint + Coastal Blue Milk Paint    
Happy Holidays from General Finishes! Win over your clients by painting your next piece of furniture with a color inspired by the traditional shades of Christmas! 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 followed: 
  • Custom Color Mix: 1 Part Sunglow Milk Paint and 20 Parts Snow White Milk Paint
  • Custom...

Get this look by creating a 50/50 mix of High Performance Topcoat and Burnished Pearl Effects and apply over Emerald 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

We're in love with this brilliant piece with layers of GF Coastal Blue, Brick Red, Lime Green and Emerald Milk Paint by ReLoved by Maja Komasa!    
"Here they are! These nightstands were painted in a custom color mix of General Finishes Coastal Blue and Emerald Green. They were given an all over Pitch Black Glaze to give some depth to the already beautiful color. Sealed with multiple layers of protective top coat, these will last a long time in whatever lucky home they go to!" - Kristin's Krazy Garage    

"Oh, how I love these big empires... I was going for a super dark green and it turned out exactly how I wanted. Custom mix of Lamp Black, Queenstown Gray, and Emerald General Finishes Milk Paint." - Finn+Bo

Thetexasgypsy sure isn't afraid of a little color! General Finishes Emerald Green Milk Paint is the perfect choice to make a statement!    

"One of my favorite colors is General Finishes Coastal Blue Milk Paint and I finally got the courage to mix it with another fantastic color, General Finishes Emerald. I'm in love with this color mix and couldn't be happier at how it brought new life to this old mahogany dresser." - Joni Wauhop of The Furniture Fairies

This charming dresser was painted in a custom mix of GF Emerald and Coastal Blue Milk Paint by Upcycling by Amy. So handsome!

"A fresh coat of paint and some distressing is giving this beauty a new life! The paint is a product that we at Stylish Patina are very fond of – General Finishes Milk Paint in Emerald. It’s amazing how the bright color contrasted by some distressing make the details really pop!"        

What a beautiful custom color blue this is by Bee's Knees! She originally mixed with 2 parts Coastal Blue with 1 part Emerald, then added a few tablespoons of Coastal Blue until it was just right.

"I wanted something that would be elegant, but fun. The mixture of General Finishes Coastal Blue with their bright Emerald Milk Paint helped me achieve the look. I highlighted the details with a gold gilding wax to make the brass pulls pop. Just look at those curves!" - Tate Remade   See all the details of this project at https://tateremade.com/2017/06/20/a-vintage-dresser-for-a-soiree/...

This Mother’s Day, surprise your Mom with a home accessory finished with a custom color by General Finishes! With help from the all new General Finishes Color Mixing Lab, you can find the formula to make your Mom’s absolute favorite color - or the color of her favorite flower! Colors featured in this palette are as followed: 

• Custom Color Mix: 4 Parts Hunter Green* Milk Paint and 1 Part Snow White Milk Paint

• Custom Color Mix: 1 Part Sunglow Milk Paint and 10 Parts...

Fun weekend project making frames and doing a layered wash with General Finishes Milk Paint. We watered down the paint and used two colors on each frame. These three boys are ours! We made simple frames with pine. - Craftsman Finishes   Top Left frame- 2 parts Emerald Milk Paint + 1 part Patina Green diluted 3:1 (3 parts water to 1 part paint)   Top right - Corinth Blue diluted 3:1   Bottom- Millstone Milk Paint diluted 5:1    
The Artistic Home Studio and Boutique is getting creative mixing GF Milk Paints and Chalk Style Paint to get the perfect green.    

"In love! A gorgeous Emerald Green on this Bernhardt campaign chest of drawers combined with the brass hardware... Professionally painted (with General Finishes Emerald Milk Paint) and sealed with High Performance Topcoat." - Junque With a Purpose

Art is Beauty rescued this dresser from the trash and transformed it with General Finishes Emerald Milk Paint. Stop by http://www.artisbeauty.net/2017/03/emerald-green-rescued-dresser-before.... for all the details of this project.    

Happy Saint Patty's Day everyone! The final piece of furniture we are going to celebrate today with was completed by Vintage Rose Home! They gave this dresser a pop of color using Emerald Milk Paint.

Happy Saint Patrick's Day! Today we are celebrating by sharing wonderful projects completed in green!

This lovely desk was completed by Unique by Ruth using GF Emerald Milk Paint.

Don't forget to check out the Design Center's NEW Color Mixing Lab at http://bit.ly/2kgYOK4. There are TONS of custom colors using GF Milk Paints that might inspire your next project!

It's time to slip on your jig shoes because we are going to dance the day away with Saint Patick's Day-inspired furniture!

This 6-drawer dresser was refinished by Fringe & Fray with Emerald Milk Paint!

See more pieces completed in green by going to the GF Design Center at http://bit.ly/2n3fCWM.

"This was painted with a custom mix of Emerald, Klein Blue and Seagull Gray, then glazed with Pitch Black. The top was stained with General Finishes Black Gel Stain and sealed with Arm-R-Seal. The body was finished with High Performance Top Coat in Semi-Gloss." - J&P Designs   Check out more custom color mixes in the General Finishes Design Center at http://designs.generalfinishes.com/   #generalfinishes #...

"When your wild color loving sister comes over and you drink a few glasses of wine....you make this crazy awesome color....and you have no idea the ratio of paints you used but it turns out to be the prettiest teal ever!" - Katie & Co. Furniture Restorations

This custom color was a mixture of GF Klein Blue, Lamp Black, Emerald and Snow White Milk Paint. Java Gel Stain was used to stain the top.

"This cutie patootie is on its way to Carver Junk Company to join a bunch of other amazing pieces at the #cjckids #event! Painted with General Finishes Milk Paint in a custom mix of Emerald and Coastal Blue, creating a dark teal we at CJC like to call 'kale!'" - Bee's Knees

General Finishes Design Challeng Winner

2017›Upcycling›Mad Scientist "Create a New Color" (Popular Vote)›1st Place

 

"This piece was finished completely with General Finishes products and I couldn’t be more thrilled with the results! The dresser was painted using a custom blend of Milk Paints in Patina Green, Emerald, Coastal Blue and Corinth Blue, which created a wonderful peacock blue....

"Cutest little server I ever did see! Painted in a new custom color! This is General Finishes Coastal Blue, Millstone, and Emerald with Flat Out Flat topcoat. Turned out just like I wanted!" - Katie & Co. Furniture Restorations    

Happy Holidays from General Finishes! No matter what you celebrate, we have the perfect color to make your home accessories radiate warmth and joy during festive occasions. Colors featured in this palette are as followed (from left to right):⠀⠀

• Snow White Milk Paint

• Holiday Red Milk Paint

• Custom Mix: 10 Parts Emerald Milk Paint and 1 Part Lamp Black Milk Paint

• Custom Mix: 4 Parts Emerald Milk Paint and 1 Part Lamp Black Milk Paint...

"Ash bowl turned and carved then painted with Antique White Milk Paint tinted with Emerald and sanded." - Bill Cockrell

This piece was entered into the 2016 GF Design Challenge Contest

2016 Design Challenge Entry - Pro Upcycled Furniture

"This beautifully layered buffet was accomplished by using only General Finishes products. I created the base coat by mixing the farmhouse green color that consists of GF Milk Paint in Basil, Dark Chocolate, Emerald, and Linen. I then dry brushed on some Buttermilk Yellow. The last coat of paint was a 50/50 mixture of the farmouse green and Antique White. I used the vaseline method of distressing to achieve the chippy look and many...

Bright and bold Emerald side table .  

Check out this jaw-dropping masterpiece by Not2Shabby Furniture! This dresser's finish had been creating using these GF Milk Paints: Coastal Blue, Snow White, Sunglow, Emerald, and Holiday Red. To add that extra POP, Not2Shabby used Argentine Pearl Effects.

See other unique designs that people have created by going to our Design Center at http://designs.generalfinishes.com/color-category/other.

Carver Junk Company stunned us with this subtle green buffet! They combined Slate Gray Chalk Style Paint and Emerald Milk Paint to create this custom color.

Neat Dreams Design used Emerald Milk Paint to liven up this dresser! Now it has that rich green color it deserves.

Want to refinish a piece like this? Check out this video that goes over GF's DIY and Retail Finishes at http://youtu.be/seU-4uSnW88.

Can't enough of this custom mixed color by Carver Junk Company! It's a combination of GF Emerald and Coastal Blue Milk Paint.   Visit Carver Junk Company in person at 108 4th St E Carver, MN or online at https://carverjunkcompany.com to purchase your favorite GF products!  

 

Birds of a Feather went bold with GF Emerald Milk Paint and Pitch Black Glaze Effects!

 

We adore this bright and bold side table from Angela of Number Fifty-Three!   Angela says, "All I have to say is that General Finishes Emerald Green Milk Paint & Java Gel Stain is a winning combo."    
Can't get enough of this stunning custom color mix of GF Emerald and Coastal Blue Milk Paint by Bees Knees Boutique!   Find your favorite GF products at Rockler, Klingspor, Amazon, or Wood Essence and Lee Valley in Canada. You can also purchase GF products from any of the 31 Illinois JC Licht locations. NOTE: Woodcraft stores carry all of GF’s retail and professional line EXCEPT Chalk Style Paint. You can also use your zip code to find a retailer near you at...

Katie & Co. Furniture Restorations livened up this chest of drawers with a custom blend of Basil and Emerald Milk Paint! They also used GF's jiving Java Gel Stain for the top.

To learn more about our Milk Paint, go to http://bit.ly/1Y6iMUK.

To see more Custom Colors and more Design Ideas, go to GF's Design Center at http://designs.generalfinishes.com/.

"This dresser will not only make you think Spring, it will also give you a jolt of energy for sure! Go bold or go home. That pretty much sums up this furniture makeover. I decided on Emerald Milk Paint by General Finishes. It's a deep green color that makes a big statement." - Vintage Refined   Get all the details of this project at http://www.vintagerefined.com/blog/2016/2/9/emerald-green-chest...
"Garage 9 painted this vintage, Bassett chest of drawers, as a custom job for a client. GF Milk Paint in Emerald Green and sealed with HPTC in Flat. The original hardware was spray painted metallic gold. Emerald Green was a fabulous color choice for this funky, vintage piece."   Learn more about how to apply GF Water Based Topcoat in this video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2sMjYUCtwg    
"I mixed General Finishes Coastal Blue with Emerald Green, and while I was going for a dark teal, it came out more like a Hunter Green. Which was still so pretty and really compliments the wood tones. I watered down the paint about 50/50, and brushed it on just like I was painting, but a thinner coat. Once dry, I sanded heavily with 80 or 120 grit paper. It left it looking pretty scratchy, so everything got a coat of High Performance Poly in flat finish. It gives it a really pretty shine, and...

"I recently painted an old piano using the GF Milk Paint in Emerald & GF Satin High Performance Topcoat. The end results are stunning. As someone who paints A LOT of furniture, I can honestly say that General Finishes is my favorite product line to work with and produces quality results every time. Thank you for making such a wonderful family of products!" - Lesley Jarman McGilligan