New Orleans Architecture

New Orleans Architecture

Hi everybody!  If you follow Lost & Found on Facebook or Instagram, then you probably saw that I spent a few days last week in New Orleans. It was a surprise trip–for me at least.  My husband told me last month that for his mid-March birthday, all he wanted...
Friday’s Furniture Fix #27

Friday’s Furniture Fix #27

Happy Weekend everybody 🙂  I have had an exhausting few days trying to finish up the terrible project of scraping the popcorn ceiling in my kitchen . . . Ugh.  I  hope all of you have had a productive and happy week! But now, it’s time for another Friday’s...
Friday’s Furniture Fix #27

Friday’s Furniture Fix Announcement

Hi everyone!  If you read all the way down to the bottom in my last post, then you have already seen the exciting news.  If not, let me tell you! I have been invited to join in with 3 other bloggers to co-host Friday’s Furniture Fix, a weekly Furniture-themed...

Updating a Vintage Dresser

Hi!  A huge thank you to Lauren for offering me the opportunity to guest post today!  I am super excited to share a recent project of mine with you all. In my little circle I am known as “The Paint Lady.”  I have been making over vintage or unwanted...
My First Auction

My First Auction

I had the opportunity recently to go to my first ever live auction. I know that may not seem like anything incredibly exciting, but this junk-loving girl was pretty fired up. Larry R. Williams Auctions up in Northwest Arkansas holds an annual New Year’s Day...
Fresh Farmhouse Style Finds

Fresh Farmhouse Style Finds

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...
Remembering the Bigger Picture

Remembering the Bigger Picture

Have you ever had one of those days where everything is going as you’ve planned, and then some little thing–an email from a friend, a phrase from your child, a story on the news–just stops you in your tracks? And then suddenly the whole day looks...
Vintage Paint By Number Trend

Vintage Paint By Number Trend

For the past six months or so I have noticed a pattern in my antique mall. Vintage paint by number canvases, like these sailboat ones, show up one day are gone the next. They are hot sellers right now!  And personally, I can see why.  I really like them–their...
Antique Pine Furniture

Antique Pine Furniture

I have developed a new love affair with antique pine furniture.  Those knotty, rustic pieces have been added to my decor favorites list, alongside old books and flow blue china. I’m not talking about the western-style, orangey-yellow pine furniture you see in...
Vintage Market Days Recap

Vintage Market Days Recap

Hi everyone!  I had to take a few days “off” after having my first set-up show this past weekend at the Dallas-McKinney Vintage Market Days.  I was working from dawn till dusk Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and my brain and body just needed a few days of...
My Vintage Market Days Stash

My Vintage Market Days Stash

Dallas-McKinney Vintage Market Days is 3 days away . . . and I’m not ready yet! Part of the problem is that I took “off” last weekend to take a short camping trip with the fam. Yes, I’m looking a little rough after a night of very poor sleep....
Rattan Furniture Comeback

Rattan Furniture Comeback

What are your thoughts on rattan furniture? Love it?  Hate it? Think it’s hip and trendy or old and tacky? I’m still trying to decide my thoughts on rattan. It’s not my typical style, but I think in the right context it can work and really be quite...

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