"This Henredon dresser was chosen from my inventory to be a young boy's dresser. I created the custom color using General Finishes Lamp Black, Queenstown Gray and Driftwood. The whole thing, drawers included were top coated in HPTC (High Performance Topcoat) Flat."
"I decided to do something different with this piece. I painted a couple snow capped mountains, and then painted the top in General Finishes Empire Gray. The other colors are a mix of Antique White, Empire Gray, and Lamp Black. How cool would this piece be for a nursery, as a toy box, or a cool little dresser?"
"I started working on this buffet over 2 years ago. I had planned to strip the entire piece and refinish, but after stripping it 3 times, sanding, and stripping again some of the stubborn finish still would not come off the sides and front of the frame. So I had to paint those areas in this burnt orange color to match my living room rug. Buffet stained in General Finishes Nutmeg Gel Stain, sealed with Arm-R-Seal in gloss. Painted in a mix of General Finishes Persimmon and Lamp Black Milk Paint...
Hutch transformation with General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint.
Beautiful piece in General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint by Revive In Style . Loving that vintage amber bubble glass!!
Horse Lovers this ones for you! This transformation was an 8 step process and turned out exactly as I envisioned.
Products used: Saltwash (to add an old weathered affect), General Finishes Antique White and Lamp Black, Horsehead transfer, General Finishes Flat out Flat to seal and new hardware." - Vintage Sisters
"There is something about buffets painted black....I have done quite a few and love them all! I use Lamp Black by General Finishes and this one was distressed and sealed with the High Performance Topcoat." - Flipping Unbelievable
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"There is so much to love about an antique empire chest of drawers – proud stance, curvy scrollwork, and graduated drawers are signature characteristics of the coveted 1800s American style.
Our newest charm, Suzannah bridges the gap between traditional and contemporary design, delivering excellent craftsmanship and a new two-toned look to her new home.
The vision was clear, but it took some time and care to get her to this reveal. After good cleaning and prep sanding, I chose General...
Circa 1960's Cole Steel METAL parts cabinet. 27 drawers had their original hardware removed and a grinding wheel used to remove its old finish and rust. Degreased, primed and updated in a custom Midnight Blue finish (General Finishes Blue Moon/Lamp Black Milk Paint) with blackened antique wash. The original hardware was cleaned and received an updated modern finish with vintage number tags. All drawers are metal as well as entire base. Custom fabricated legs bolted to base and finished to match...
"Painted in my favorite Lamp Black from General Finishes and Snow White interior. This cabinet is perfect for that modern farmhouse feel!"
"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!"
sanded down, the top was left raw and sealed, the body was painted in General Finishes Lamp Black and sealed for protection as well."
"Beautiful in black, this mid century dresser has gold accents side strips complementing the gorgeous General Finishes Lamp Black Milk painted frame and Nutmeg Gel stained drawers."
Buffet makeover in General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint
"You don't always have to create an opaque full coverage look with General Finishes Milk Paint! Take this antique VanSciver hutch for example.
The wood was too beautiful to completely cover up, so I applied a few thin layers of Lamp Black Milk Paint and wiped away the excess. The effect allows the wood to still peek through while providing a new and updated finish."
"It’s amazing what some fresh paint and stain can do for a really tired finish on a piece of furniture! This table was purchased in 1934 at a Stickley furniture store by my clients great grandmother for her daughter and husband, his grandma and grandpa, as a wedding gift.
The tabletop was stained in General Finishes Candlelight Oil Based Stain and I used Arm-R-Seal oil based topcoat for a durable finish. The base was painted in General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint with very...
"Another gorgeous custom piece finished for a client. We used Lamp Black paint by General Finishes added a light distress and beautiful hardware."
"This beautiful old piece made by “Berkey & Gay furniture” has been done in General Finishes ‘Lamp Black’ and sealed in a matte finish for extra protection. The legs and drawer decal has been stained in Varathane ‘Jacobean.’ The hardware has been cleaned and painted in a metallic finish to give an elegant look."
"Malificent a Magnificent Mantle Mirror. She's ready to adorn a Massive Mantle or be the Crown to a beautiful big buffet! Finished in General Finishes Lamp Black with a wonderful edge distress and matte finish to reveal all of those fantastic details that's sure to fit into todays style!"
"This beauty was refinished with a color wash in General Finishes Lamp black. Hints of the original dark wood intentionally left peaking through for added depth to the finish. I used a 3:1 mix of the Lamp Black & water to create this wash."
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"Tux. He's a handsome fellow all dressed up in a mod outfit for the occasion! Black tie in General Finishes Lamp Black and bright brass detailing! Alternate satin and matte flat finish give him a moderne yet casual look. Campaign style hardware, and nailhead rivets complete this gent bringing him into today's moderne home.
Tux is a Mid Century Lea Dresser, so he's a blend of solid wood and hardboard. I normally do not work on mixed materials except that he had a wonderful size and shape...
Sleek and sophisticated in General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint.
"Painted this gorgeous nightstand in Holiday Red with black glaze, and the stripes are painted in Lamp Black. The drawers and sides are decoupaged with beautiful paper from Roycycled Treasures. Topcoated with High Performance in satin finish."
"Refinished in a custom General Finishes blend of Queenstown Gray and Lamp Black. It's a very dark gray that's almost black and I love it!"
"Wow! What a difference! This was my client’s vision and it turned out amazing! General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint and Antique Walnut Gel Stain brought this mid century dresser back to a new beautiful. Those solid brass knobs are stunners."
"This vintage dresser with attached mirror has been painted in General Finishes Lamp Black with the Midnight Floral transfer added to each of the three drawers. It has been given a vintage finish. It has vintage-like crackled flower style hardware added to each drawer. This piece would make a great vintage entryway piece or bedroom piece."
Stunning buffet in General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint
"A customer's inherited Teak sideboard needed to be updated to fit into their home so it's been given an Art Deco-influenced design which still leaves a fair bit of the original wood on show while transforming its look (a good compromise I think as they wanted it fully painting initially)
It was refinished with GF Milk Paint in Lamp Black and the wood enhanced and protected with Enduro Var Water Based Topcoat in Satin and paint given extra protection with High Performance Topcoat in...
"This has been quite the project! We started with changing out the doors and repairing the back. Then we refinished this large piece in General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint with High Performance Flat Finish. New gold gilded hardware complete this amazing transformation!"
"Painted in General Finishes Lamp Black and sealed in Flat Out Flat. The wood was beautiful so I cleaned it up and wow! New pulls completed the look. I loved the way this turned out."
" 'The Caroline' OH Sweet Caroline. The update she desperately needed... including the salvation of some rare and amazing burl. This lady has been in my shop for over 6 months. I didn't know how I wanted to refresh her until I gently thinned that old lacquer off one door, to reveal a naked natural grain I KNEW we needed to preserve!
Since the legs were what I felt was dating it I decided that would be the best place to add some painted details to bring her up to today's standards, without...
"This beautiful Vintage Duncan Phyfe Server has been transformed using General Finishes Ebony Dye Stain and Lamp Black Milk Paint. High Performance Gloss finish and beautiful black and white floral lined drawers and cabinet back complete this one-of-a-kind piece!"
"This 6 drawer antique piece received a full refinish in deep GF Tobacco Water Based Stain.
Stunning hand applied three dimensional raised floral finish added to all 6 drawer fronts with an antique wash of General Finishes Lamp Black on the floral followed by slight hand rubbing of GF Black Gel Stain to "age" and deepen some areas to allow the beautiful wood tones to show through."
Beautiful bathroom vanity facelift with General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint and satin High Performance Water Based Topcoat.
"This is a Kent Coffey Beaumont triple dresser / buffet that is in excellent condition! Constructed of solid wood all the way through, it is painted in General Finishes Lamp Black, sealed with GF's Enduro Clear. I used General Finishes Light Brown Dye Stain on the top, then a mix of Fusion Mineral Paint Cappuccino and Ebony Stain and Finishing Oil."
Framed out in GF Lamp Black Milk Paint and the middle boards were stained in GF Colonial Maple Gel Stain for a nice warm look.
"Cleo the Curio. She's a Standard Flat backed Curio Gal that needed a little spice in her life!
General Finishes Lamp Black with an edge distress on the outside, and contrasting Moderne White inside! We removed the old mirrors (well mainly because one was broken) and replaced it with a fabulous textured foam paintable wallpaper."
"Gorgeous Dixie mid century dresser, redesigned in General Finishes Lamp Black and Nutmeg Gel Stain with middle drawers simply sanded and sealed with Arm-R-Seal so the wood grain design would stand out from the rest. Classic, elegant and one of a kind."
"Lane cedar chests are my most favorite pieces to revive! The second I saw this chest for sale I knew I was going to remove the bottom and add tapered wood legs and I couldn’t be happier with how it updated the look. I used a combination of General Finishes Antique Walnut Gel Stain and Lamp Black Milk Paint. It seemed a little boring to me so I decided to add some fun stripes. The original hardware and lock were painted gold to complete this transformation!"
Amazing transformation with General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint.
"Boy, I’m just glad to have finished something from the long line of pieces that are in the queue. I think I can safely say that this type of buffet is my favorite. It’s my second one and I’m kicking myself for not keeping it. This big baby was painted in General Finishes sultry Lamp Black, definitely one of my faves."
"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!"
"Latest gorgeous mid century dresser. Love this style! Refinished with General Finishes Antique Walnut Gel Stain on top and drawers and Lamp Black Milk Paint to accent. Perfect combo to make those brass handles pop!"
"Very unique, solid and well built Kroehler mid century dresser or buffet. One of a kind wood petal accents surrounding brass knobs are unusual and so cool! Solid brass swing handles are the bling on General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint top drawers, as well as the frame, with Java Gel stained bottom drawers."
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This beautiful mid century modern dresser was manufactured by West Michigan Furniture Co. right here in Holland! I found this in the attic of a home that was being torn down, I am so glad I was able to rescue it.
The top and drawer fronts were stained in General Finishs Antique walnut gel stain and the remainder of the body painted in lamp black, one of my favorite colors combinations. New more current hardware was added to complete this transformation.
"Just completely revived this antique piece! Who thought that these dusty heirlooms of the past could be such treasures of the present?! The original plan for this dresser was to paint the body and to stain the drawers, but we saw so much more potential. By simply painting it in dark GF Lamp Black Milk Paint, adding a subtle stencil trim, and finishing with a complimentary stain, it made this floral technique sing."
A classic and timeless look in General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint
"Totally in love with how this buffet turned out! Refinished using General Finishes New Pine Gel Stain and Lamp Black Milk Paint. A striking yet classic combination."
"I was asked to create a piece for auction at my local high school’s fundraiser. This one of a kind, music inspired jewelry armoire was painted in General Finishes Lamp Black Milk Paint and accented with vintage music sheets."