December 2015 - Lily & Val Living

December 2015 Archive

2015 Year In Review
2015 Year In Review

Happy new year, friends! I hope your holiday was wonderful and relaxing. As I sit here to write Lily & Val’s 2015 year in review, I am overwhelmed with gratitude. This year was exciting and filled with huge milestones for our little business. 2015 marked a big year of growth and I can’t say thank you enough […]

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Visit To Chalk Ink Headquarters in Austin
Visit To Chalk Ink Headquarters in Austin

At the beginning of December, Emily and I had the pleasure of attending a special two-day event held by Chalk Ink in Austin, Texas! It was a first time for both of us visiting Austin and we loved it! It was great to learn more about Chalk Ink markers, visit their fun headquarters, and explore a […]

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DIY Hand-Lettered Notepads
DIY Hand-Lettered Notepads

Okay – it’s 3 days before Christmas and you still need a last minute gift or a thoughtful stocking stuffer. Making a few of these DIY hand-lettered notepads may be the perfect little items to complete your list! We even have a free download for you to make it super simple. DIY Hand-Lettered Notepads You will need: […]

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Holiday Mantel Styling Tips From The Virginia Lynn Co. Part 3
Holiday Mantel Styling Tips From The Virginia Lynn Co. Part 3

Emily Cowey, professional photo stylist and owner of The Virginia Lynn Co. is back with more tips for holiday mantel decorating. You don’t have to be a pro to get a swoon-worthy mantel and she is showing us how! Hello decorators! Hope you are all ready for this holiday season! I am so happy to be able to […]

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Holiday Mantel Styling Tips From The Virginia Lynn Co. Part 2
Holiday Mantel Styling Tips From The Virginia Lynn Co. Part 2

Emily Cowey, professional photo stylist and owner of The Virginia Lynn Co. is back with more tips for holiday mantel decorating. You don’t have to be a pro to get a swoon-worthy mantel and she is showing us how! Hello Decorators! I am so pleased to be sharing more holiday mantel decorating tips with all of the Lily […]

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Holiday Mantel Styling Tips from The Virginia Lynn Co.
Holiday Mantel Styling Tips from The Virginia Lynn Co.

Friends, I’m so excited for today’s post! Emily Cowey, professional photo stylist and owner of The Virginia Lynn Co. is sharing her tips for holiday mantel decorating. You don’t have to be a pro to get a swoon-worthy mantel and she is showing us how! Hello Decorators! I am so pleased to be sharing some holiday […]

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Plaid Tea Towels Gift DIY
Plaid Tea Towels Gift DIY

At this time in December, it’s safe to say the trees are lit and decorated, wreaths are hung and holiday prints are displayed, but one room that seems to lack Christmas cheer is the kitchen. It can be difficult to decorate and have a practical, functioning kitchen at the same time. So we decided to […]

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DIY Christmas Poppers
DIY Christmas Poppers

Does anyone else love to find products that you can use in multiple ways?  I always think it’s fun to think creatively and use items for many different projects.  Wrapping paper is one of those items that has so many uses- the list goes on and on.  Last year at Christmastime we came up with a few ways […]

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4 Kitchen-Themed Gift Wrapping Ideas
4 Kitchen-Themed Gift Wrapping Ideas

This holiday season, many Keepsake Kitchen Diaries will be making their way under the tree and given as gifts. I love making gifts even more special by wrapping them in pretty ways. So for today’s post, we came up with 4 kitchen-themed gift wrapping ideas that are perfectly suited for giving a Keepsake Kitchen Diary! […]

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Marble Alphabet Magnets DIY
Marble Alphabet Magnets DIY

Do you remember those colorful, plastic alphabet magnets when you were a kid? I used to love rearranging them on the fridge. Today’s DIY is a sophisticated, grown-up version of alphabet magnets! Regardless of what you decide to spell out, these magnets will add a cute little something to your kitchen or office. You will need: […]

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