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French Provincial Makeover with Jolie Chalk Paint

Vintage french provincial furniture has always been one of my favorite types of furniture to work with. Those pieces have beautiful carvings and curves, and I think paint just makes them shine!  If you like french provincial makeovers, then today is your lucky...

Spring Displays at the Shop

Is it just me, or does spring feel really late in coming this year?  I can remember this time last year, sipping coffee on my back porch in the morning and almost feeling hot; this year we haven't even unpacked the porch furniture from storage yet! ...

4 Ways to Jump-Start Your Antique Booth Sales

Have your antique booth sales been struggling? I know it can be so discouraging to put all that effort into hunting down great finds and curating the perfect display, only to see sluggish sales in return. Today, I want to share with you four ways you can jump-start...

Antique Painted Dresser with Fusion’s Divine Lavender

I have a fantastic antique painted dresser makeover to share with you today! It's bold, but elegant, with a little bit of whimsy thrown in too.  And perfect for the coming spring season. I bought this dresser from a lady on Facebook Marketplace, and was...

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How to Update Your Fireplace with Paint

Since we moved to our new house almost 2 years ago, I've slowly been making updates throughout different rooms. Our main living spaces were my first big focus, so our living room got its makeover pretty early on.  You may remember that it started looking like...

What is Milk Paint?

Milk Paint is one of my favorite paints to work with! But it comes with a lot of questions:  How do you mix it? Is it durable? What if you don't want it to chip? Does it actually have milk in it? Those are just a few I've gotten over the years πŸ™‚ So today I...

What Is Milk Paint?

How to Paint Furniture Black

Who doesn't love a sleek black painted piece of furniture?  A black painted piece can really add some drama to your space, and of course black goes with everything! When you paint furniture black though, it can be a bit tricky. So in this post I'll pass along...

How to Stencil a Dresser for a Unique Finish

Sometimes I come across a piece that feels just kinda blah. Usually it's a newer pieces of furniture--older pieces often come with a lot of added detail and interest--and so I have to come up with a little something extra to make it piece unique and not just...

Business Talk

Spring Displays at the Shop

Is it just me, or does spring feel really late in coming this year?  I can remember this time last year, sipping coffee on my back porch in the morning and almost feeling hot; this year we haven't even unpacked the porch furniture from storage yet! ...

4 Ways to Jump-Start Your Antique Booth Sales

Have your antique booth sales been struggling? I know it can be so discouraging to put all that effort into hunting down great finds and curating the perfect display, only to see sluggish sales in return. Today, I want to share with you four ways you can jump-start...

What I learned as a Small Business Owner in 2020

I know it's a bit late to be sharing a 2020 wrap-up post, but that's honestly evidence of how this year has gone for me--just behind, on all the things.  I thought about not writing it, since it's already mid-January, but then I decided that late truly is...

Welcome to Lost & Found’s Studio

Hey Friends! Today is the day to take you on a tour of our new Painted Furniture & Home Decor Studio! This little space has been seven years in the making.  From a rented antique booth space the size of a jacuzzi bathtub to our own brick and mortar shop,...

Furniture Makeovers

French Provincial Makeover with Jolie Chalk Paint

Vintage french provincial furniture has always been one of my favorite types of furniture to work with. Those pieces have beautiful carvings and curves, and I think paint just makes them shine!  If you like french provincial makeovers, then today is your lucky...

Gray Painted Washstand Makeover

Can anybody really have too many washstands?  I honestly love these little pieces--they're such a quick makeover and can be used in so many different spaces in your home! This one I found recently at a local flea market. The wood was kinda orangey colored, so...

Meet Our Newest Paint! {Antique Dresser Makeover}

If you've been following along with me for a while, you probably know that it's been a long time since I have used chalk paint for my painted furniture projects.  I was using chalk paint a lot in the very early days of Lost & Found, but then I stumbled on...

Painted Oak Cabinet Makeover

Who's in the mood for a great painted furniture makeover today?  If that's you, I've got good news! I've been holding onto this oak cabinet makeover for a while now, but today is the day to finally show it off. Check out the great bones on this piece?! This...

Yellow Painted Chest of Drawers

Who's up for a bright and fun piece of painted furniture today? Today is your day then! I wanna share with you this yellow painted chest of drawers, and how you can get this look yourself.  If I'm being honest, cool colors are more of my vibe. I tend towards...

Hunts & Finds

Antique Painted Dresser with Fusion’s Divine Lavender

I have a fantastic antique painted dresser makeover to share with you today! It's bold, but elegant, with a little bit of whimsy thrown in too.  And perfect for the coming spring season. I bought this dresser from a lady on Facebook Marketplace, and was...

Painted Washstand with Red Milk Paint

I think old washstands are my absolute favorite pieces to paint.  Not only are they small (and so make for a quick project), they're just so versatile! You can use them in so many different rooms and for so many different purposes. Here's one I found not long...

Welcome to Lost & Found’s Studio

Hey Friends! Today is the day to take you on a tour of our new Painted Furniture & Home Decor Studio! This little space has been seven years in the making.  From a rented antique booth space the size of a jacuzzi bathtub to our own brick and mortar shop,...

The New House

A little over four weeks ago we moved from our house in Texas. It had been our home for 9 years (11 total in Texas,) and it was emotional saying goodbye (if you missed the story about why we left, you can read that here). But, with every goodbye comes an...

Antique Oak Paneled Desk and Quick Stop in My Booth

Every once in awhile, I see something at the flea market that stops me dead in my tracks. That was the case with this antique oak paneled desk. When I spotted it, I was drawn to it immediately. It had the perfect patina of old, worn oak that is becoming more...

Decor Ideas

Spring Displays at the Shop

Is it just me, or does spring feel really late in coming this year?  I can remember this time last year, sipping coffee on my back porch in the morning and almost feeling hot; this year we haven't even unpacked the porch furniture from storage yet! ...

Family Style Christmas Decor on a Budget

Merry Christmas Friends! I don’t know about you all, but I am really looking forward to having a little special Holiday Cheer in our lives over this next month. After what feels like the longest and strangest year ever, our family needs a little pick-me-up, and...

Tan, Blue, and Blush Living Room Decor {The New House}

Hey Friends! We're coming up on the 1-year mark of our move from Texas to Arkansas. In some ways, it's hard to believe it has been that long already; in other ways though it feels like this has always been our house. Time is funny like that, isn't it? Well, I've...

Wooden Plaid Christmas Tree DIY Craft

Last week I put together the simplest and cutest Christmas Tree craft! I promise these little trees are easy enough for anybody to make. With the right materials, you can add an adorable plaid pattern to any surface you like in a cinch.   Plaid Christmas Tree...

Easy DIY Christmas Chalkboard with Chalk Pens

Products used in this post were provided free of charge by Chalkola Arts. All opinions of the product remain my own.  This post contains links to sites outside LostandFoundDecor.com.  Links are provided for your convenience. You don't pay any more by...

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