Garage sale and flea market season is here!  And you know what that means . . . lots of great vintage furniture is out there just waiting for a new owner and a new look.

Have you ever thought about starting your own business remaking old furniture?  Whether it’s through painting or upcycling, there is a growing interest out there for information on how to make this business work for you.

Today I am rounding up my favorite five past posts that offer tips for anyone considering starting a business dealing in or remaking vintage furniture. If you are new to Lost & Found, all five posts are here for you in one easy place.  Please feel free to share and pin them as much as you like!

1.  What to Look For When Buying Old Furniture

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In this post I share tips on how to identify furniture pieces that are good candidates for a makeover, as well as things to avoid when you’re out shopping for your next flip.

2. Six Things Every Furniture Flipper Needs

This post walks you through the must-have supplies for your furniture flipping projects.

 

3. So You Want to Be a Dealer?

If you plan on selling your furniture through an antique mall booth, this post is a great read.  It walks through four issues to consider before starting an antique booth.

 

4.  How to Pick the Right Paint Color for your Next Furniture Project

Having a successful business painting furniture takes more than just business savvy . . . it takes some artistic skill and know-how as well.  This post will help you learn how to select appropriate color schemes that work with the individual style of your furniture flips.

5. Tips for Making Money Painting Furniture

This post continues to be my most read post just about every single day.  In it I offer 3 practical tips on how to maximize your profit and keep more money in your pocket, while still producing high quality pieces that will grow your business and attract new customers.

I hope you can take a few minutes and scroll back through these archived posts.  I’ve tried to put together a collection of my best tips and tricks for anyone who is interested in a furniture painting business.  I would love to hear any other helpful ideas you may have!

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