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How To’s

Fusion and Milk Paint: What’s the Difference?

Hey Everybody!   Last week I shared with y'all the story of how I came to be a retailer for Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, now as well as Fusion Mineral Paint (missed it? Read that story here). At the end of that post I promised I would break down both paint lines...

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5 Tips to Stage Your Flipped Furniture Photos

Today I want to talk a little business with you all, specifically about how to set up and stage attractive, well-thought-out, professional looking photos of your furniture makeovers. Some of you may cringe as I mention photography, thinking "I'm just a painter! It's...

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Business Talk

5 Tips to Stage Your Flipped Furniture Photos

Today I want to talk a little business with you all, specifically about how to set up and stage attractive, well-thought-out, professional looking photos of your furniture makeovers. Some of you may cringe as I mention photography, thinking "I'm just a painter! It's...

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Growing Pains | Changes Coming in 2017

Let me start off by saying I don't really have anything practical to share in this post.  No decorating ideas, or furniture painting tips, or antique finds. In a way, this is an "old school" post--more like the posts I wrote back when I first started this blog, almost...

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Top Posts of 2016

Happy New Year!! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday time.  For our family, this past holiday season was as full as ever--with trips to see family, kids' Christmas programs, and what seemed like a million gifts bought and wrapped! I don't know about you, but after...

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Furniture Makeovers

5 Perfect Fall Paint Colors for Furniture

What colors do you think of when I say “Fall”?   I bet you’re imagining orange, red, yellow, maybe even some brown or olive green, am I right? There are certain colors that come to mind for each season of the year. So when the temperatures drop and the leaves start...

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DIY Interior Window Trim and Kitchen Makeover Reveal

Hi everybody! If you were with me last week you saw my most recent kitchen makeover project, my DIY Open Shelves.     At the end of that post I promised to share the last step in my kitchen makeover, which was installing some Farmhouse Style DIY Window Trim.     None...

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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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Hunts & Finds

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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Writing Desk Makeover with MMS Milk Paint Kitchen Scale

I have another makeover to share with you today!     Last month I painted a small writing desk and it sold super quickly.  After it sold, I had several customers asking if I happened to have any more writing desks in my stash--apparently there is quite the market for...

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New Finds for the Antique Mall: What I’m Selling

Hey friends! It's been awhile since I have posted about any of my finds.  To be honest, I'm not out on the hunt quite as often as I used to be simply because I struggle to find the time!  But I did make it to a few markets over the past month and did some Facebook and...

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Fusion Midnight Blue Dining Set Makeover

Hi everyone! It's been awhile since I've checked in with you all. I hope you are enjoying the fall weather and the transition to the holiday season. Things here at Lost & Found have been a little chaotic lately, but I'll share more about that another time. Today, I...

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Decor Ideas

5 Perfect Fall Paint Colors for Furniture

What colors do you think of when I say “Fall”?   I bet you’re imagining orange, red, yellow, maybe even some brown or olive green, am I right? There are certain colors that come to mind for each season of the year. So when the temperatures drop and the leaves start...

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New Finds for the Antique Mall: What I’m Selling

Hey friends! It's been awhile since I have posted about any of my finds.  To be honest, I'm not out on the hunt quite as often as I used to be simply because I struggle to find the time!  But I did make it to a few markets over the past month and did some Facebook and...

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