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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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DIY Painted Desk {Fusion Mineral Paint Little Lamb}

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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Easy DIY Christmas Chalkboard with Chalk Pens

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How To’s

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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Three Ways to Seal Milk Paint

Why You Should Clean your Furniture Before you Paint It

Have you ever been working on a piece of furniture and you find that your paint isn’t sticking? I have! And it’s super frustrating. I’ve got good news though! Usually, it’s a pretty easy problem to fix. Today I want to tackle one of the biggest...

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Why You Should Clean your Furniture Before you Paint It

DIY “Gather” Wood Sign with MMS Milk Paint

Well, summer is here! It’s the season of backyard barbecues, days at the lake, and lazy days on the back porch spent with friends and family. In that summer spirit, I'm sharing today a quick and easy craft project you can use to welcome guests to your...

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DIY “Gather” Wood Sign with MMS Milk Paint

How to Paint Over Chalk Paint

It's been a little over five years since chalk paint first became popular, which is a lifetime in the world of home decor. Five years is enough time for color trends to change 3 or 4 times, for "Farmhouse style" to transition to "Boho", and for navy to become the...

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How to Paint Over Chalk Paint

Business Talk

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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What I Learned from My Chat with Miss Mustard Seed

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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An Attempt to Stay Authentic in a Digital World

Furniture Makeovers

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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DIY Painted Desk {Fusion Mineral Paint Little Lamb}

French Provincial Buffet Makeover with Aviary Milk Paint

Whenever you find a beautiful piece of furniture, with good "bones" the question always comes..."What should I do with this?" It takes some time to really feel out a piece, and decide what will give it a new life that will honor the type of piece that it already...

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French Provincial Buffet Makeover with Aviary Milk Paint

Hunts & Finds

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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Flea Market Decor Shopping in Memphis – What I Found

Spring Booth at Lyla’s

Hello Spring! Truly, this is my favorite time of the year! I know many of you may still be swimming in snow (those bad storms in the Northeast this week!), but spring is in full force down here in Texas. Unfortunately, I've been spending much of my time...

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Spring Booth at Lyla’s

What I’ve Been Up to Lately and a Side Table Makeover

It's official--I have writer's block. All of my creativity has totally leaked out of my brain over the past month.  I think it is some combination of the heat, humidity, and 3 little people running around my house. I have been trying and trying to come up with some...

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What I’ve Been Up to Lately and a Side Table Makeover

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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Easy DIY Christmas Chalkboard with Chalk Pens

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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Flea Market Decor Shopping in Memphis – What I Found

DIY “Gather” Wood Sign with MMS Milk Paint

Well, summer is here! It’s the season of backyard barbecues, days at the lake, and lazy days on the back porch spent with friends and family. In that summer spirit, I'm sharing today a quick and easy craft project you can use to welcome guests to your...

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DIY “Gather” Wood Sign with MMS Milk Paint

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