GENERAL FINISHES MILK PAINT
Add some color to your life!
Good Monday morning HELLO readers – Today we are sharing a great paint I discovered called General Finishes Milk Paint. I found this paint at Vintage Market Days. I walked from booth to booth and bam there it was gleaming with the lovely labels from out of case and being sold by Rescued Furnishings. I knew this name, and I knew the company was close to me…but I was not aware their beautiful things came from General Finishes Milk Paints.
Having to know more about this paint, because let’s face it…I LOVE paint, and I will blog it when possible so all of you know where to get these wonderful paints for your own use. I contacted General Finishes Milk Paint to see if I could be sent paint to blog, and they were nice enough to get me this beautiful coastal blue you see on the nightstand and Twin headboard below. Once I used this amazing paint, I just had to blog it so you could all see just what milk paint is all about.
The Coastal Blue General Finishes Milk Paint took these old pieces from drab to fab after the first brush stroke. Take a look for yourself – can you believe General Finishes Milk Paint can give you this furniture quality look? I have to say, I use a lot of paint, as I paint furniture for a living – (want a quote contact me if you live in my west county Ballwin MO area) – so I know my paints and know them well. I am a chalk paint nut, but this lovely can of Coastal Blue from General Finishes milk paint form blew me away! So, are you a believer?
Also you should know that General Finishes Milk Paint is Environment friendly green water base finishes that are easy to apply, durable, and simple to repair – What more could you ask for, am I right? Well you know me… I asked more…like could GF be used in connection with other General finishes and without a doubt YES! Water-based General Finishes Milk Paints can be used with General Finishes Glazes and Water Based Wood Stains to create decorative finishes such as distressing, antiquing, faux marble, rag rolling, or color washing. Want to see more? Check out the lovely projects completed by others on the General Finishes Pinterest Board at – General Finishes Milk Paint can custom mixed any color for your needs. I suggest you give it a try. These painters did and just look at their products!!! Exciting….
Well, not wanting to wait for orders on a regular basis, I went back to my Vintage Market Day files to see if there was a retailer in the area I could get this wonderful milk paint. I discovered one of my favorite booths, Rescued Furnishings, sold this great paint. I looked up Nicole, ran down to her shop where she hubs with our friend Barry of Reclaimed Renew where barn wood projects take place like mad and Barry is great to sell me barn wood for my special table projects.
After meeting Nicole and listening to her talk about this great milk paint called General Finishes, I started buying paint right then and there from Rescued Furnishings and have not stopped yet – Nicole is a wonderful, knowledgeable merchant who sells the heck out of this great paint and now I know why. If you want to get to Nicole – check her out at Rescued Furnishings. Nicole offers awesome paint classes where she teaches you not only to use General Finishes Milk Paint, but she also shows you how to uses their wonderful stain that is my all-time favorite called Java Gel Stain. Want to attend a General Finishes class? Here is Nicole’s class link. Please come back to the site and tell me what you think. The below project is Nicole’s.
Want a retailer near you? General Finish’s website can help you find that special person you will connect with, as they only select the best retailers to represent their paints.
All I can say is WOW – this is some wonderful paint…it truly makes me ask the question…Could I end up being a milk paint girl over chalk? I will keep you posted 😉
Thanks for stopping by our blog today – Make sure you visit Nicole as she is doing a great give away on her site today the link is above! you don’t want to miss out if you want to try this paint or take a class – but you must click our name on her give away to be entered. Here’s to a very colorful Monday in your world, and a big thanks to General Finishes for their awesome products, and the great retailers with the abundant knowledge that carry their fab products. Until next post…