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How to Paint Furniture with General Finishes Milk Paint

Kelly Jenkins

Tags DIY, General Finishes, Makeover, Project

How to Paint Furniture with General Finishes Milk Paint
We took a risk on this one... & it totally paid off! We gave this gorgeous bureau  a dramatic makeover in General Finishes Brick Red, Pitch Black Glaze & fresh handles for an incredible transformation! 

Side Table Makeover in General Finishes Basil Milk Paint

Side Table Makeover in General Finishes Basil Milk Paint
I love working with green tones and General Finishes Basil has been a fantastic color to explore! It's just the right shade of green with a gorgeous grey undertone that allows it to be used as a neutral in your decor. 

How to Accent Furniture Details with a Dry Brushing Technique

Kelly Jenkins

Tags DIY, Furniture Painting, General Finishes, How to, Makeover, Milk Paint

How to Accent Furniture Details with a Dry Brushing Technique
Dry brushing is a furniture painting technique that is used to accent details, add dimension or introduce another color to the piece (while using very little paint!). I find it best to use this technique on areas with a lot of detail and high spots to have fun with!

The Smoky Pearl Furniture Painting Technique

The Smoky Pearl Furniture Painting Technique

The “Smoky Pearl” is a unique, gorgeous painting technique that is sure to impress & will keep you on your toes as you paint! The key to the finish is the Maison Blanche Black Lime Wax, it creates a translucent layer of color that settles into character & that WILL alter the paint color (especially over a light tone… don’t fall in love with your existing color yet!)


Curious about Custom Furniture Painting? Start Here!

Curious about Custom Furniture Painting? Start Here!

Do you have a well-loved piece of furniture that needs an update?   Recently remodeled and your existing furniture isn’t quite right?   Picked up a gem that needs a makeover?       Captiva Home Decor is a small, family business offering professional custom furniture painting based in Berlin, Massachusetts. We use the highest quality products & finishes for incredible results. Dan & Kelly will work with you to choose the perfect finish for your furniture and style. Pricing depends on project and finishing desired. Here’s the process:   1. Send us some photos of the piece, measurements &...

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