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How to Strip Furniture {Nightstand Makeover}

I've been seeing a lot of natural wood pieces showing up in the furniture flipping world lately.   I'm not talking about furniture that hasn't been painted (although in some areas that is getting more popular), but furniture where the finish has been...

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Changes are Coming for Lost & Found!

I have to confess . . . I've been avoiding writing this post! I have put it off and put it off and put it off, for maybe about a month now! I'm not really sure why; I think maybe there's just so much to communicate that it feels overwhelming. I'm not quite...

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How to Paint Furniture with Metallic Paint

As if painting furniture wasn't fun enough already . . . have you tried to paint furniture with metallic paint? Whether you use it all over a piece or just as an accent, it can really up the "wow" factor of your finished project! My personal favorite line of...

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How to Paint Furniture with Metallic Paint

As if painting furniture wasn't fun enough already . . . have you tried to paint furniture with metallic paint? Whether you use it all over a piece or just as an accent, it can really up the "wow" factor of your finished project! My personal favorite line of...

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How to Paint a Dresser with a Blended Ombre Finish

Hey friends! I've got a fun and kinda funky makeover to share with you today! Have you noticed the trend lately of furniture painted with a blended ombre finish? You know, where one color blends into another as you move down the piece? Painting an ombre finish is...

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Three Ways to Seal Milk Paint

Hey Friends! Today I want to do a little "Milk Paint Education" here on the blog.  Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint is such an amazing and fun paint to work with! I would love to help you become more familiar with it so you can start experimenting with milk paint on...

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Business Talk

My Top Business Tools for your Creative Business

Seven years ago, on a whim, I started my business -  Lost & Found. I really was just looking for a hobby, something fun to do that would give me a creative outlet. But I knew that I needed to have it generate some income as well--I mean, why not have...

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What I Learned from My Chat with Miss Mustard Seed

Yes . . . You read the title of this post correctly! I recently had the amazing privilege of sitting down for a chat with Marian Parsons, THE Miss Mustard Seed herself!     If you've been following me for any amount of time, you know that this...

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An Attempt to Stay Authentic in a Digital World

Just a few months ago, this blog turned five years old! In those five years, we've covered all sorts of topics--from how to shop at flea markets to how to do a DIY kitchen renovation, with tons and tons of furniture makeovers in between. It's kinda fun to look back...

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Furniture Makeovers

How to Strip Furniture {Nightstand Makeover}

I've been seeing a lot of natural wood pieces showing up in the furniture flipping world lately.   I'm not talking about furniture that hasn't been painted (although in some areas that is getting more popular), but furniture where the finish has been...

Read More

How to Paint a Dresser with a Blended Ombre Finish

Hey friends! I've got a fun and kinda funky makeover to share with you today! Have you noticed the trend lately of furniture painted with a blended ombre finish? You know, where one color blends into another as you move down the piece? Painting an ombre finish is...

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DIY Painted Desk {Fusion Mineral Paint Little Lamb}

Ready for a good old-fashioned furniture makeover today? Follow along, and I can show you how to paint your own old furniture! I have a bunch more painted furniture pieces on deck to share with you, but today let's start with this lovely antique desk.    ...

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Painted Desk DIY with Fusion Mineral Paint

Hunts & Finds

Changes are Coming for Lost & Found!

I have to confess . . . I've been avoiding writing this post! I have put it off and put it off and put it off, for maybe about a month now! I'm not really sure why; I think maybe there's just so much to communicate that it feels overwhelming. I'm not quite...

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Antique Oak Paneled Desk and Quick Stop in My Booth

Every once in awhile, I see something at the flea market that stops me dead in my tracks. That was the case with this antique oak paneled desk. When I spotted it, I was drawn to it immediately. It had the perfect patina of old, worn oak that is becoming more...

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Flea Market Decor Shopping in Memphis – What I Found

Last month we packed up the van and headed out on the 8-hour (if we're lucky!) drive to visit my family back in Memphis, TN. The boys were super excited to see their grandparents, aunts and uncles, and most of all their cousins. I was excited to see my...

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Decor Ideas

Easy DIY Christmas Chalkboard with Chalk Pens

Products used in this post were provided free of charge by Chalkola Arts. All opinions of the product remain my own.  This post contains links to sites outside LostandFoundDecor.com.  Links are provided for your convenience. You don't pay any more by shopping...

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Flea Market Decor Shopping in Memphis – What I Found

Last month we packed up the van and headed out on the 8-hour (if we're lucky!) drive to visit my family back in Memphis, TN. The boys were super excited to see their grandparents, aunts and uncles, and most of all their cousins. I was excited to see my...

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