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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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Pine Coffee Table Makeover | Farmhouse Style

I have a fun makeover to share with you all today . . .   Along with a brand new color and new wood technique!     Say hello to this lovely orange pine coffee table I picked up at my local thrift store. This solid wood table is sturdy and the perfect...

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Peppermint-Cream Cheese Cookies

Growing up, my mom had her collection of Christmas treats she would bake each year--chocolate crackles, peanut brittle, sugar cookies, and my personal favorite, date-nut balls (yes, even as a kid they were my favorite!) Now that I am a mom myself, I have my own list...

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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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Christmas Wishes and New Year Dreams

Hello dear friends! I am sending along with this post the warmest of Christmas wishes for you and all of your loved ones.     Wherever the year has taken you, my hope is that you can spend some time resting in the Joy and Hope of the Season.     I...

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Furniture Makeovers

Chest of Drawers Makeover with Fusion Raw Silk

I have a great makeover to share with you today!! I've been doing a good bit of painting over the past week or so, trying to fill in my empty antique mall booth space. For most of November and December it was full, but then something happened early January and...

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Pine Coffee Table Makeover | Farmhouse Style

I have a fun makeover to share with you all today . . .   Along with a brand new color and new wood technique!     Say hello to this lovely orange pine coffee table I picked up at my local thrift store. This solid wood table is sturdy and the perfect...

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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,...

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Hunts & Finds

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,...

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Antique Tobacco Baskets and Being the “Real” You

I shared this photo of my living room a few days ago on Instagram, and I was nervous about doing it.     If you've followed me for some time, you may have noticed I don't share a lot of photos of my home. Besides it being a tough space to photograph, it's a...

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Budget-Friendly Patio Makeover

I've never had a pretty, decorated patio.  For all of my adult-life, my various patios have served as either storage areas, a painting rooms, or a kids' play zones.   Until now!  I feel like I'm finally a grown up!   I decided back in the spring that it was...

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Decor Ideas

5 Step “Welcome Fall” Banner and Free Printable

I have a quick and easy craft to share with you today. It's one that you can use to add a little Fall flair to your space . . .     I have confessed to you before that I don't consider myself particularly crafty; it's just not my strength! But from time to...

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Antique Tobacco Baskets and Being the “Real” You

I shared this photo of my living room a few days ago on Instagram, and I was nervous about doing it.     If you've followed me for some time, you may have noticed I don't share a lot of photos of my home. Besides it being a tough space to photograph, it's a...

read more

Budget-Friendly Patio Makeover

I've never had a pretty, decorated patio.  For all of my adult-life, my various patios have served as either storage areas, a painting rooms, or a kids' play zones.   Until now!  I feel like I'm finally a grown up!   I decided back in the spring that it was...

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