February 2016 - Lily & Val Living

February 2016 Archive

Book Recover DIY
Book Recover DIY

Books are one of the simplest ways to add some flair to your decor. When a desk, shelf, or nightstand seems in need of style, a stack of beautiful, coordinated books does the trick! There are certain books meant to be read but not displayed since the colors are a bit tacky or they don’t flow with your […]

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L&V Adult Coloring Notes Inspiration
L&V Adult Coloring Notes Inspiration

2015 introduced us to the adult coloring book phase, and we definitely jumped on the bandwagon. Coloring books are relaxing, therapeutic- and really rewarding!  Seeing a finished page saturated with color looks a lot different now than when you were 10. The new L&V coloring notes  put a spin on adult coloring! We thought coloring a note […]

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In The Kitchen: My Favorite Green Smoothie Recipe
In The Kitchen: My Favorite Green Smoothie Recipe

Around the time when I was planning my wedding, a friend told me about green smoothies. She talked about their benefits and how it was such a good way to easily get a nice dose of good-for-you veggies and healthy ingredients. Leading up to my wedding, I started drinking a green smoothie every morning and I’ve been obsessed […]

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Netflix & Chips: Chocolate Covered Chips for Galentine’s Day
Netflix & Chips: Chocolate Covered Chips for Galentine’s Day

When I think Valentine’s Day, I think of chocolate covered strawberries and other delicious chocolate goodies.  While I love those treats, I wanted to think of a twist for Galentine’s Day. Your friends will welcome anything cheesy and a little bit silly.  So instead of chocolate covered strawberries, we came up with chocolate covered potato […]

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Grocery Store Finds For Your Galentines
Grocery Store Finds For Your Galentines

A little something for your favorite galentines is always a good idea, especially when you take the opportunity to get a bit creative with your gifts! We even have a Lily & Val card dedicated to this holiday to celebrate your BFFs!  Last year we got kind of punny, but this year we thought we’d take a […]

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February Happy Mail Idea + Giveaway
February Happy Mail Idea + Giveaway

Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to send some happy snail mail! For February’s happy mail, it’s all about the packaging! We’re suckers for pretty packaging and this month’s theme will help you add some flair. From stamps to string and, of course, coordinated note cards- we hope this inspires you to send a letter or two! It’s […]

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FREE February Desktop & iPhone Wallpaper
FREE February Desktop & iPhone Wallpaper

I had a lot of fun experimenting and creating February’s desktop download! I’ve been loving the traditional pinks and reds of Valentine’s Day mixed with pretty blues. Here is a little behind-the-scenes peek of the painting on my desk! I hope you enjoy this month’s design! Download FEBRUARY DESKTOP WALLPAPER  DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS >> Click the “FEBRUARY DESKTOP WALLPAPER” […]

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