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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...

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...

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...

How to Freshen Up Old Hardware with Metallic Paint

A few days ago I showed off the Little Piggy chest I recently painted . . .     ...and in that post I mentioned that the old hardware on this chest needed a little bit of work. I'm always glad when I can get original hardware on a piece.  I do my best to...

Makeover Posts

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...

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...

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,...

Antique Buffet Makeover | Fusion Mineral Paint Bedford

Hi everybody! It's time for another furniture makeover!     Is this not a gorgeous piece? I was contacted by the owner of this antique buffet about a month ago.  She had recently downsized from a home into an apartment and was wanting to really make her new...

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