I just started watching the first season of HGTV’s Fixer Upper.

I realize I am waaaay behind on this trend . . . But let me explain.

We don’t have cable at our house, only internet streaming.  So if show isn’t available on Netflix or Amazon, then I don’t see it. It was only about a month ago that Fixer Upper Season 1 appeared on Netflix, hence my really delayed jump onto the bandwagon.

Like most everyone else on the planet, I really like the decorative style on the show.  The mix of new and vintage, soft and industrial, all against the backdrop of a cool color scheme–I think it’s about perfect.

I’ve had a few recent flea market trips, and I guess because my head was so full of Fixer Upper, all I seemed to be finding were farmhouse style pieces.  Lots of old wood, chippy white architectural pieces, and relaxed, natural decorative accents.


Earlier this week I brought most of my recent finds up to my booth space, giving it a fresh, new look.


I am head over heels for this pine farm table! It has the perfect amount of aged wear to it.



This cast iron piece also really caught my eye.  It would be fantastic in a dining room space or even as an accent in a master bath.


Remember this mod-styled blue chest of drawers?  It got an updated staging with a great vintage road sign and some dinnerware.


I found lots of neat, small accents as well.  It’s little pieces like these that give a space that “collected” feel.



How cool are the lines on this old wood butter churn?


I have several windows on stand-by in my garage, waiting to fill in once the two I have my space sell.


And lastly, a few great wooden crates and totes–perfect for filling with greenery, books, etc.



Did you see anything you like??  Lots of what I found I really wanted to keep  . . . That’s one of the hard things about being an antique dealer!

I would love to hear if you are a Fixer Upper fan or not.  What about the show’s style really speaks to you?  What could you do without?


On another note, 3 quick things I need to share with you all.  The first is to announce the winner of the the Cage Pendant Light Giveaway from ParrotUncle.com–Congratulations Tara O.!  Be on the lookout Tara for an email from me so I can get your shipping address. Thank you to everyone who entered!

Second is to let you all know that my website will be undergoing some major changes over the next 2 weeks.  My husband and I are working hard to make LostandFoundDecor.com easier for you to navigate and more pleasing to the eye.  In the meantime though, it’s going to look really funky while we work on it . . . so just hang in there with us!

And third, my first Ebook, Furniture Flipper, will be released on January 21st.

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 If you want access to a FREE copy, be sure to sign up as a Lost & Found email subscriber by January 19th.  All Lost & Found subscribers will have the opportunity to download their copy at no cost for a limited time after the book’s release.

I’m really excited about all the new things and updates coming in the new year. Thank you to all of you who read and follow Lost & Found!


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