Did you know that GF Gel Stain can be used as a Glaze? And that GF Glaze Effects can be used for inking? Lori of Woodcraft transformed this tired dresser by painting it a pretty turquoise and adding a glaze of GF Gray Gel Stain and accenting the details of the doors with Pitch Black Glaze Effects. Learn her technique at https://www.woodcraft.com/blog_entries/peacock-pretty-paint-job
"Love the new look of this Mediterranean-style piece... Refinished in General Finishes Seagull Gray Milk Paint and glazed with Pitch Black Glaze Effects. The whole piece was then sealed with 3 coats of High Performance Topcoat in Satin and the top was given a final look with Black Poly in Satin. Simply gorgeous!" - Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed Furniture
Junque With A Purpose gave this dresser a stunning makeover with GF Antique White Milk Paint and Pitch Black Glaze Effects. Sealed with High Performance Topcoat in Satin.
This handpainted seven-drawer dresser is so dreamy! Reinvintaged by Jo completed this piece with a lavender paint accented with GF Pitch Black Glaze Effects.
You can achieve this light purple also by mixing GF Snow White Milk Paint with a little bit of Royal Purple Milk Paint.
"Handpainted end tables with Modern Masters Inc. hammered metallic silver paint, custom General Finishes Pitch Black Glaze Effects, and furniture-grade glitter on the drawer fronts. Drawer sides stenciled with Royal Design Studio Stencils/Modello Designs stencil." - Reinvintaged by Jo
To achieve this light gray color you could also use GF Seagull Gray Milk Paint and add some sparkle with Argentine Pearl Effects
"This demilune console table is finished in a fabulous metallic finish. General Finishes Argentine Pearl Effects and Pitch Black Glaze Effects for the win!" - Roots & Wings Furniture
Loving this charming coffee table by Boxwood & Brass. Spraying with General Finishes Empire Gray Chalk Style Paint using a Fuji Spray HVLP Q5 for a flawless finish. Top has also been glazed with GF Pitch Black Glaze Effects
Learn how to spray General Finishes Milk Paint by YouTube guru Tom Monahan at https://youtu.be/OVPZHYAicF4.
"This vintage 100+ year old paw foot table is complete and ready for delivery! The base of the table was painted in General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint and topped with Pitch Black Glaze for contrast. This table is made of quartersawn oak. So to not lose the beautiful grain of the wood we opted for General Finishes Black Gel Stain for the top. The gel stain darkened the look to suit the clients color preferences while preserving that lovely tiger oak grain we love!" - Twig & Thyme Design...
"Absolutely in love how this piece turned out! We refinished it using General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint and glazed it in both Pitch Black and Winter White. It really turned out stunning!" - Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed Furniture
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 adorable desk was refinished by Painted Paradise - Antiques, Vintage, and Repurposed Furniture. Painted with GF Persian Blue Milk Paint and accented with Pitch Black Glaze Effects!
"Very excited to finally post this piece and my new specialty finish I’m calling 'Knights Armor.' This Large Bombay Chest updates any bedroom or entry way with an elegant and classically aged style.
"Hand-painted using General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint as a base coat, with a secondary coat of Argentine Pearl, Pearl Effects; painted on and textured to give this unique look. Then layers of Bronze & Tawny Pearl Effects, applied to add to the depth.
"Finally a layer...
"This is the first time I've used General Finishes Black Glaze. I almost didn't, because I spilled half of the can.
But it worked out well." - The Paint Factory LLC
Fantastic makeover with General Finishes Seagull Gray Milk Paint and Pitch Black Glaze Effects.
"Sofa tables are one of my all time favorite things to refinish. When I saw this table, with it's bun feet and curved legs, I knew I had to have it." - Boxwood & Brass
Check out this custom sliding barn door tv console by Resurrected Owl! Painted in GF Queenstown Gray Milk Paint and Pitch Black Glaze Effects.
Check out this cool piece from Vintage Rose Home, GF's May 2017 Retailer of the Month!
It was painted with General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint, accented with Pitch Black Glaze Effects and topped with Black Gel Stain.
You can visit Vintage Rose Home in person at 4762 SW 72 Ave. Miami, FL or online at https://www.instagram.com/vintagerosehome/?hl=en
Delilah Tree gave this cabinet a charming makeover with GF Driftwood Milk Paint. She glazed it with Pitch Black Glaze Effects and used Antique Walnut Gel Stain for the top!
"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/
"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.
"I was commissioned to make this very large barn wood American flag. It was such an honor making it, especially with everything going on in our country at the moment. I used 100% General Finishes products in Coastal Blue, Snow White, and Holiday Red Milk Paints, and both Pitch Black and Van Dyke Brown Glaze. I should acknowledge that General Finishes products are made here in the United States." - Vintage Soul Barn
"I absolutely love this gorgeous Mersman table that I recently refinished. But...I have no idea what to call this table...sofa table (too short?), foyer table (maybe?), Davenport table (I don't know what that is but it sounds fancy. LOL), console table (Winner winner chicken dinner?). Whatever YOU choose to call it will work for me. ;) The old stain was completely removed from the top, which was then stained with General Finishes Antique Walnut stain. The base was freshened up with Brown...
What a delightful desk makeover this is by Bellflower Grove! This piece was refinished with GF Patina Green Milk Paint, Pitch Black Glaze Effects, and Java Gel Stain for the stained top.
"Kate transformed this old side table by painting the base with General Finishes Lamp Black (Milk Paint), then adding white wax. The top was done with General Finishes Bone White, Rembrandt Red (Chalk Style Paints) and Coastal Blue (Milk Paint), then distressed and glazed with GF Van Dyke Brown and Pitch Black Glaze Effects." - Simply Beautiful Spaces
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Cozy up your winter by using General Finishes Milk Paint on your home accessories! With General Finishes, you can create beautiful custom colors by mixing product. Take inspiration from your warmest items and try out new colors today!
Colors featured in this palette are as followed (from left to right):
• Custom Mix: 1 Part Linen Milk Paint and 5 Parts Snow White Milk Paint
• Custom Mix: 1 Part Sunglow Milk Paint and 1 Part Snow White Milk Paint
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....
This dresser in GF Stillwater Blue Chalk Style Paint and Pitch Black Glaze Effects by Belle Maison is simply beautiful!
"Used three different General Finishes Milk Paint colors for this layered/distressed top. I used Halcyon Blue, Driftwood & Lamp Black, painting it on and also dry brushing multiple layers. The Tiger Oak had such amazing texture so I wet distressed it down all over which brought the grain back out. For the body I mixed General Finishes Glaze Effects, Pitch Black & Winter White to get just the right grey to get in all those amazing grooves throughout this piece. And the grey was a...
"This stunning dark beauty has been restyled and given new life. The body has been hand painted using General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint, glazed in (GF) Pitch Black, and finished with just the perfect about of light distressing. The top has a custom stain and has been finished in a flat poly for durability." - The Urban Farmhouse
"Starting this year off with my new favorite color, GF Klein Blue Milk Paint. Mixed a glaze up using GF Pitch Black Glaze and Black Pearl by WO. Topped off, of course, with High Performance Topcoat in satin! Love your products as always." - Dannielle from Distress me, Distress me not LLC
Learn more about GF Glaze in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jifX-ZCHDI
"I found Serena languishing in a local thrift store. She was built in my local area nearly 100 years ago. Her existing finish was alligator scaly and she was missing veneer in a lot of places. This is the second dresser I chose to tackle and I envisioned I could transform her back to glory with some paint and glaze.
I cleaned her, stripped her, patched her and sanded her, and she began to come back to life.
I chose to stain the top with a custom mix of antique walnut and...
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....
"We converted this gorgeous buffet to an entertainment console. Drawers were reconfigured and adjustable shelving added for maximum storage. Finished in General Finishes Persimmon with General Finishes Van Dyke Brown and Pitch Black Glaze The top is stained with Antique Walnut Gel Stain. The entire piece is protected with GF High Performance Top Coat in Satin. The original hardware was not able to be reused, but you would never know the new was not an originally a set. It was glazed with...
"This stunning dark beauty has great style with vintage lines and now an updated color. I just can't seem to get enough of General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint with a Pitch Black Glaze Effects. This color combo may have to repeated." - The Urban Farmhouse
2016 Design Challenge Entry - Professionals Upcycled Furniture
Painted in Sherwin Williams Pro Classic Paint in a custom grey then glazed with General Finishes Glaze Effects in Pitch Black and Winter White. Sealed using General Finishes High Performance Topcoat in Satin.
This curvy beauty was styled with General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint and Pitch Black Glaze Effects by Pretty Used Things.
This stunning dresser was spray-painted in Seagull Gray Milk Paint and Pitch Black Glaze Effects by The Painted Tulip
This antique princess dresser is done in Seagull Gray with a Van Dyke Brown/Pitch Black Glaze mix. Top is stained in Java and coated in High Performance Satin by Dressers and Jujubes
Check out this tutorial video to learn more about glazing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jifX-ZCHDI
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Reclaim + Relove share this stunning set of nightstands! They revisioned these two using a custom blend of Antique White and Snow White Milk Paint, then detailed with Pitch Black Glaze Effects.
Learn How to Apply Glaze Effects Over General Finishes Milk Paint & Make Repairs at http://bit.ly/1sNFzHJ
"This beautiful 1920's Berkey and Gay Buffet will be in the store tomorrow! Painted in General Finishes Persian Blue Milk Paint and sealed with GF High Performance Top Coat in Satin. The details were contoured and hightlighted using GF Pitch Black Glaze and then dry brushed using a mixture of GF Milk Paint in Linen and GF Pearl Effects in Argentine Pearl. This piece is solid wood and in excellent condition. Two cabinets on either side, one with a shelf. The middle drawer is large and deep...
Kristen Almen of Dressers and Jujubes shares this beautiful dresser she restyled in pretty Patina Milk Paint. She also finished this piece in Van Dyke Brown and Pitch Black Glaze Effects!
Learn How to Apply Glaze Effects Over General Finishes Milk Paint & Make Repairs at http://bit.ly/1sNFzHJ
Find your favorite GF products at Rockler, Klingspor, Amazon, orWood Essence and Lee Valley in Canada. You can also purchase GF...
"I'm sharing a custom table makeover I delivered to my client. She recently moved into a new home and while her gorgeous kitchen table fit nicely with her former space's decor, the warm medium oak color wasn't right for the new kitchen with the dark espresso wood floors. She wanted the table darker but still wanted to see the old finish peeking underneath so I refinished her table in two phases with General Finishes products. First by using Java Gel Stain (one coat applied in dry brush fashion...
Vintage Sisters livened up this petite table in Vaspars Mountain Smoth w/ Paints minerals as the base. Then, to add that beautiful glossy look, they used Argentine Pearl Effects and Pitch Black Glaze Effects!
To create that rich gray color, General Finishes offers Driftwood Milk Paint. It is a great product for any recycling needs. To see more products using Driftwood, you can visit our "Gray" designs at http://bit.ly/208PFjc.
This liquor cabinet was painted in Millstone milk paint, received heavy distressing and glazed over with Van Dyke Brown and Pitch Black Glaze Effects. The details are kissed with silver metallics to capture a sexy bohemian feel.
Meredith Jones Leider of La Jolie Maison gave this fireplace a new look with General Finishes Snow White, Linen, Millstone and Tuscan Red Milk Paint and Pitch Black Glaze Effects.
Bird and Lily Designs transformed this beauty with General Finishes Antique White Milk Paint and Pitch Black Glaze Effects.
"I'm loving how this piece turned out. Used GF Seagull Gray MilkPpaint and glazed with GF Pitch Black. And topped off with GF HPTC." - Courtney Worn and Reborn Home Furnishings
This Glamorous gray vanity was refinished by Kristin of Dressers and Jujubes using General Finishes Driftwood Milk Paint topped with a mix of Van Dyke Brown and Pitch Black Glaze, sealed with High Performance Top Coat in Satin.
How beautiful is this French Provincial dresser from Anastasia Vintage?! Anastasia says, "I decided to go for a classic look. First, a base coat of General Finishes Milk Paint in Driftwood. Then, I added some Pitch Black Glaze by General Finishes to add some more dimension. I finished the whole piece off with High Performance Topcoat in Flat. To add a little glamor to the drawers, I painted the sides with General Finishes Pearl Effects in Burnished. Because a little extra glitz never hurt...