Queenstown Gray

"Goodbye 90’s orange oak! Painted in General Finishes Queenstown Gray with the tops stained in Graystone, a water based stain. New glass knobs and aged pewter cup pulls from D. Lawless Hardware complete this transformation!"   
"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!"     
"Gorgeous tv console, entryway table, coffee bar or even a small dresser! The possibilities are endless with this one. Painted in General Finishes Queenstown Gray and sealed in Flat Out Flat. The top was sanded down and stained with a hickory gel stain with high gloss sealer. I cleaned up the hardware and glazed them using GF Pitch Black glaze to give them some depth. The drawers are lined in cute little pattern. She is very old but she’s still sitting pretty!"    Learn more about General...
"After a good sanding, I painted the desk and chair in General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint and the top is stained in GF Whitewash Water Based Stain to really highlight the beautiful wood grain! The whole piece was sealed and is ready to be a cute little office space for years to come." - Upcycling by Amy   Check out GF's full library of product overview and how-to videos at https://generalfinishes.com/how-to-videos...
"This sweet piece is ready to go!! Refurbished in General Finishes Queenstown Gray and distressed to have a weathered look, it's perfect as a little buffet or entryway piece."     
"One of my favorite things is when a client gives me an inspiration picture for the furniture she wants me to makeover. It was fun to layer all the colors to get just the right depth and texture for this entry table. I used General Finishes paint in Perfect Gray, Queenstown Gray, Snow White, Seagull Gray, mixed a few combinations in between, and did a subtle white wash over it all. I love how it turned out! Inspiration picture is by Andrea at @lifeoncedarlane on Instagram. Her styling is...

Oh Pearl, you’re the sweetest girl!
She’s a light and petite vintage dresser with attitude. First painted in ...

 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.    
"You won’t want to keep your distance from Cliff. He is charming, versatile and neutral. Besides using him as a dresser he would make a great changing table, entry catch-all or even a media center. His body is a custom light gray color mixed with General Finishes Empire Gray and Snow White and slight distressing. The drawers have been rebuilt, painted in GF Queenstown and now function perfectly with updated matte black hardware. The top is in stained in a layer of Minwax weathered oak followed...

"This french provincial buffet was refinished in General Finishes Empire Gray with dry brushing and shading of Queenstown Gray and antique brown glaze over the entire piece. Hardware is now a hammered black. Top was sanded and re-stained with a custom mix to create a rustic look." 

"These nightstands (or should we say “dressers”) have gorgeous oak grain running throughout, hand painted in a medium gray (custom mix of GF Perfect Gray + Queenstown Gray) with dark gray glazing, original hardware and fabric drawer liners in top two drawers for an extra pop of character. Tops are heavily glazed with dark glazing and protected with a satin poly finish."   
"This is one of those pieces that reminds me I really ❤️ what I do. This dresser was a gift from my clients grandfather when she was a young girl. And while it was pretty beaten up she just couldn’t stand to part with it. So she asked me if there was anything that could be done to bring this sentimental piece back to life and I was up for the challenge!   After several repairs I started by sanding down the pine top and staining it with General Finishes Java Gel Stain. The body of the...

"Who loves to decorate their mantel? Here’s mine at our home. I painted my fireplace last year using Queenstown Gray from General Finishes and stenciled the marble inset with Bead Board and Little Black Dress from DIY Paint and Royal Design Studio Stencil. And how about that fabulous star from On The Surface!" 

"Solid wood Bassett set with beautiful wood tops. Custom gray created using General Finishes Antique White and Queenstown Gray." 

Awesome kitchen cabinet transformation with a custom mix of General Finishes Queenstown Gray + Coastal Blue Milk Paint. 

"It's hard to capture the green on this custom set but it's amazing! This color is a custom mix of General Finishes Basil, Queenstown Gray, and Westminster Green. The drawers got a wash with layers of White and Gray glazes. I love this green so much I've already picked out a piece for the store I'll be painting this color ❤" 

Gorgeous vintage washstand has been refinished with a custom mix of General Finishes Queenstown Gray and Seagull Gray Milk Paint with the wood left natural.

"This beautiful and stately vanity/desk has been beautifully updated in a gorgeous gray (Queenstown Gray) from General Finishes. The top and legs were sanded and protected with Arm R Seal to show the gorgeous grain. The mirror was painted to match but also has a stunning wood ‘crown.’ New cup hardware from D. Lawless Hardware completes the look! Matching chair with a modern plaid design. This would be gorgeous in an entryway, makeup vanity, or even bathroom!" 

Side by Side comparison of GF's Grays courtesy of Lori from Woodcraft

"A simple redo of an antique oak dresser. Simple but beautiful. I used all General Finishes products (my favorite). Antique Walnut Gel Stain on the drawer faces, Queenstown Gray Milk Paint on the exterior with Van Dyke Brown glaze. Everything is sealed with a 50/50 mix of Satin and Flat - High Performance Top Coat." 

"This solid wood mid century Kling dresser has been given an industrial makeover! The maple top was sanded and left natural. The body was painted in Queenstown Gray from General Finishes and new card catalog hardware completes the look!" 

General Finishes Queenstown Gray and Antique White milk paints were used to create this Chalky effect on this pretty chest of drawers.  I wet blended the colors during application and then added a little DIY Paint Kissing booth for a pop of color.  The top was painted in Antique White and glazed with a custom gray glaze.  The body of the dresser was sealed with General Finishes High Performance Topcoat in Satin.  Then the beautiful IOD Transfer was applied.  I sealed again with the HP Satin...

This piece is definitely in my top 3 of favorite pieces I have ever done.  The minute I picked up the dresser I knew I wanted to use a transfer on it.  I found the new colored transfers and fell in love with the design.  I painted the base in a deep gray, Queenstown Gray, painted the drawers in Seagull Gray, light enough to make the transfer pop.  The transfer was the crowning glory.  It looks perfect with the chosen colors.  After sanding the top I felt a stain was needed to show off the...

Ahhhh.... the snow white dream kitchen! Who wouldn't love to shuffle into this beauty each morning for that perfect cup of coffee! These cabinets once boasted a stained and glazed Tuscan look, but the final stage of this kitchen transformation was painting the cabinets a beautiful pristine white. We all know how hard pure white can be to achieve that perfect look, but General Finishes milk paint in Snow White rose to the task! The island compliments in General Finishes milk paint in...

This kitchen was overload of honey oak, when starting, making it outdated and dark. It was quickly modernized into a brighter space by painting the cabinets and updating the hardware. The kitchen island was painted a different color to add some contrast. 

"Check out this awesome lingerie chest we customized for our customer a couple weeks ago. Loving how it turned out and can’t wait to use this finish again!" - Twig & Thyme Design   This piece was painted with Queenstown Gray Milk Paint lightened with Snow White and then accented with Pitch Black Glaze Effects.

This was a piece for the books. She was old, moldy, dirty, barn fresh, bird poo covered, but yet still had a lot of potential. We needed a bathroom vanity for our bathroom and I knew she would be perfect! After lots of elbow grease, she was thoroughly cleaned. For some reason she had lots of drill holes all over so those were filled with putty. This dresser was sanded and prepped, we cut her legs off and cut her depth down to fit in our super tiny bathroom. Her base was painted in GF...

This antique cabinet was given a fresh new look. After stripping and priming, I painted it in a custom blend to create this lovely fresh light grey. The interiors were treated to a fresh stain using Antique oak. For the stencil I used Pearl Effects in Argentine pearl, on both sides of the cabinet, and also used Pearl Effects to highlight corners and edging. The handles were brightened using silver Run N buff. To finish off I sealed with High Performance Top Coat, and this lovely Lady was...

Once upon a time this piece probably served as a potato bin but when I caught sight of it I knew it was the perfect mail station just waiting to be transformed for my mom since it also just happened to be Mother's Day weekend. I worked quickly and finished this gem using GF Queenstown Gray, stunning appliques from D. Lawless Hardware and new crystal knobs.  My mom was and still is in love with it and it has quickly become the gorgeous front door staple in her house I knew it was always meant...

Beautiful kitchen cabinet styling by Metamorphosis Design with General Finished Enduro White Poly and Queenstown Gray Milk Paint on the island.

"My most recent transformation that has been given a glamorous modern makeover with beautiful layers of General Finishes Queenstown Gray and Antique White Milk Paint. Practical but yet sophisticated. From its ornate details to its elaborate original hardware, it is sure to be the centerpiece of any room!" - VannJean Designs

Beautiful custom mix of General Finishes Queenstown Gray and Lamp Black Milk Paint by Why Not Redesign.

This beauty recieved a dramatic update in classic colors... but we added a bit of a twist by starting with a dark base then using the white glaze & silver accents to create a unique, regal finish!

Hand painted in General Finishes Queenstown Grey, lightly distressed, glazed with Winter White to accent those incredible details and sealed with High Performance Top Coat, she is ready for a whole new life!

When I first saw Grandma's cedar chest I just knew I could breath new life into it. The poor thing was at an estate sale in the garage, full of musty blankets and the rear left leg was broken. I loved the faux  drawers on the front and was surprised to find an actual separate drawer on the bottom. After repairs were made and thoroughly cleaned inside & out, I used my Fuji Semi Pro 2 sprayer to lay a rich General Finishes Lamp Black basecoat. I love texture and depth so I felt a...

Stained shims really added some much needed texture to this boring flat front dresser.  A mixture of General Finishes Queenstown and Lamp Black with High performance flat topcoat. Shims stained in Antique walnut.

COLOR RECIPE

  • 1 part Queenstown
  • 1 part Lamp Black

"This gorgeous antique solid wood desk has been given a total makeover! The body is hand painted in a custom grey using a mix of General Finishes Seagull Gray, Queenstown Gray, and their Slate Gray Chalk Style Paint. It is sealed with Annie Sloan clear wax on the body for a great sheen, and the top received multiple layers of GF High Performance Topcoat for extra durability. The dovetail drawers were stripped, sanded and stained in a mix of Gray and Antique Walnut Gel Stain, then whitewashed...

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

"Solid wood vintage vanity or desk finished in General Finishes Driftwood with base of Limestone on the 7 drawers. The hand painted buffalo check has both colors, plus a touch of Queenstown Gray. The stripped and sanded top was finished with a rustic stain. Heavily distressed for a time-worn feel." - GarageMama Vintage

"This beautiful burled walnut vintage chest was refinished in a custom toner to preserve and deepen the beautiful grain. It was created using General Finishes Black water based stain and HPTC, in a 1:4 ratio. The body was painted in GF Queenstown Gray Milk Paint." Mettle Modern Design                
Cabinet all decked out for the holidays in GF Queenstown Gray Milk Paint and Java Gel Stain by Kristin's Krazy Garage, LLC.    
Stunning distressed set in a custom mix of GF Lamp Black and Queenstown Gray Milk Paint by 3rd&5th Furniture Co.    
"I love this dresser! This is an incredibly well built dresser, & in great shape for its age! Painted in General Finishes Queenstown Gray, she is sealed with Fusion Mineral Paint Beeswax and Aging Wax in the details. The top has been given new life with Fusion Golden Pine Stain and Finishing Oil." - Flipping Fabulous    
"Looking to add some elegance to your decor? This Jacobean buffet is the perfect piece. Hand painted in a custom mix of General Finishes Milk Paints in Driftwood and Queenstown Gray. The top was stained in General Finishes Java Gel. Curvy details applied with Modern Masters metallic silver. The entire piece coated with protection to last years to come." - Keri Traditional Designs    
"Loving this combination of General Finishes Queenstown and a custom blend of Millstone with Queenstown. This two-toned detailing took forever but it was so worth it!" - Boxwood & Brass      
"We painted the pedestal and apron in Queenstown Gray with a Van Dyke Brown glaze. The top was stenciled with Antique White and stained with Espresso water based stain. The entire piece was sealed with Enduro-Var satin finish." - The Chalk Chick  
Fantastic kitchen cabinet transformation with General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint by Farm Fresh Vintage Finds.    
"What do you think - because I LOVE this piece! This amazing console cabinet is definitely easy on the eyes and has SO much storage. Some maybe find this color combo simple but I think it’s one of my favorites - classic, clean, and handsome! The base and inside of the super roomy cabinets are painted in a custom gray mix of General Finishes Queenstown Gray and Driftwood Milk Paint and I stripped and re-stained the top using Java Gel stain. All sealed and protected - but of course. The hardware...
Awesome decorative design in GF Queenstown Gray Milk Paint by Finn+Bo   "The wood was in such amazing shape on this one, I really didn’t want to cover it up. Once I stripped it all, I stained it with Minwax gray to cancel a bit of the warmth. It had some holes on the drawers from added hardware that had to be filled and then covered. Otherwise this one would’ve been left unpainted. Loving all the clean lines on this one though!"    
"This gorgeous mirror went from shiny gold to a more modern look using General Finishes Queenstown Gray Milk Paint paired with Antique White pinstriping, wash, and dry brushing the make those details really pop!" - Twig & Thyme Design    
"This one of a kind piece has a pretty new finish, blending General Finishes Milk Paint in Driftwood into Queenstown Grey! Fresh cup pulls in a deep Antique Pewter completed the transformation Not sure what I’m more excited about here...that I finally got to use this funky giraffe photo or that this beauty is FOR SALE!!!" - Captiva Home - Furniture Painting