Author Archives: Lauren Cornell

(Kid-Friendly) Fall DIY Garland Ideas for your Mantel

Garland to a mantel is like the sprinkles on a cupcake Necessary? No. But that little extra ‘something’ that gives your room the oooh and ahhh factor?  One hundred times yes.  And what’s even better than some inexpensive DIY fall garland ideas?  Inexpensive fall garland ideas that encourage spending time as a family outside and […]

The Truth Behind ‘Shiplap’

Ever since the lovely Chip and Joanna Gaines aired their super-famous HGTV show “Fixer Upper,” the world has gone into a Shiplap frenzy.  Maybe you’re one of them (not judging).  Whether you have now ‘shiplapped’ every floor and ceiling of your home or you don’t understand the phenomenon, let’s take a little lesson in woodworking and explain what “Shiplap” actually is.