September 2015 - Lily & Val Living

September 2015 Archive

Instagramers of the Month – September
Instagramers of the Month – September

By the look of our #lilyandval hashtag, Fall is in full swing and we are loving it!  During this beloved season, Val’s new book, “The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering” arrived to bookstores everywhere! We are so excited to see them arriving to your doorstep!  Thanks again for tagging us in your fun L&V photos.

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The Complete Book Of Chalk Lettering – Now Available
The Complete Book Of Chalk Lettering – Now Available

It’s here….early! Guys, I am thrilled to say, The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering is now available wherever books are sold and signed copies have been added to the shop (while supplies last.) It’s time to toss the confetti! (A big thank you to my sweet friend Carmen of The Flair Exchange for this adorable, […]

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The Art of the Picnic – Girl’s Day
The Art of the Picnic – Girl’s Day

Happy Friday, friends!  It is the 4th week of The Art of the Picnic series. If you missed the others, read our wine and cheese theme here, French country theme here, and last week’s Brunch theme here. I’ve teamed up with the talented Emily Cowey, photo stylist and owner of The Virginia Lynn Co. to bring you these fun posts each week during […]

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DIY Bookshelf Storage
DIY Bookshelf Storage

There is something about a well-styled bookshelf that makes a room feel more put together. For my own bookshelf, I have been color-blocking my favorite books alongside fun art, like our new book themed print (shown left)! The only downside to my well-styled shelves is that they aren’t always very practical for storing things!  I discovered […]

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Pumpkin Butter Recipe + Free Chalk Art Jam Labels
Pumpkin Butter Recipe + Free Chalk Art Jam Labels

One of my favorite things to make in the fall is pumpkin butter! It is so easy and the result is like spreadable pumpkin pie for your morning toast or pancakes. You can also mix it into plain yogurt or oatmeal. Truth be told, I’ve even been known to eat it by the spoonful from the […]

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The Art of The Picnic – Brunch
The Art of The Picnic – Brunch

Welcome to the 3rd week of The Art of the Picnic series! If you missed the others, read our wine and cheese theme here and last week’s French country theme here. I’ve teamed up with the talented Emily Cowey, photo stylist and owner of The Virginia Lynn Co. to bring you these fun posts each week during the month of September (Perfect picnic season, […]

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In the Kitchen – Mulled Apple Cider
In the Kitchen – Mulled Apple Cider

On a crisp day in Autumn, there is almost nothing more comforting than lighting a candle scented with sweet and spicy notes. I’m currently burning one called “Pumpkin Roll” and it smells as delicious as it sounds! This season you can find many candles to get you in the fall spirit and although I am a […]

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The Art of the Picnic – French Country
The Art of the Picnic – French Country

Happy Friday, everyone! We are continuing September’s Art of the Picnic blog series. I’ve teamed up with the talented Emily Cowey, photo stylist and owner of The Virginia Lynn Co. to bring you this series and she is guest writing today’s post! Enjoy! I am pleased to bring you the second picnic in our “Art of the Picnic” series…the […]

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Farmers Market Tote DIY
Farmers Market Tote DIY

An ideal Saturday morning calls for sleeping in, grabbing a hot cup of coffee and heading to the local farmers market. I especially love it in the fall when apples, sunflowers, squash, and pumpkins make their way into vendor’s stands.  We were inspired by our local markets and our new farmers market print to come up with a fun […]

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Art of the Picnic – Wine & Cheese
Art of the Picnic – Wine & Cheese

When the weather starts to cool in September, it’s the perfect time to enjoy one of life’s simple pleasures by dining al fresco! Picnics are a favorite fall activity and each week during the month of September we will be sharing a different theme with tips and inspiration for creating a memorable picnic of your own! I’ve […]

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