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December 2016 Archive

DIY Modern Paper Snowflakes
DIY Modern Paper Snowflakes

Hi again! I’m back at it with another holiday-themed DIY for you, though this time we’re focusing on the mantle rather than the tree like we did with our nostalgic salt dough ornaments post. I bring you: DIY modern paper snowflakes! A challenge I find when looking for winter and holiday decor is that there […]

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Keepsake Kitchen Diary Gift Pairing Ideas
Keepsake Kitchen Diary Gift Pairing Ideas

Pairing a perfect present with a few accessories can easily round out a theme and check a loved one off your Santa list! Whether you’re awaiting the arrival of a Keepsake Kitchen Diary or if you’ve nabbed one from a partner store already, we have 3 different ideas for a complete gift set: For the Creative If your intended recipient revels […]

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Gingerbread House Building Party + Cocktail Recipe
Gingerbread House Building Party + Cocktail Recipe

Christmastime is especially magical when you’re a kid- the sparkling lights, glittering snow, the stories of Santa.  Their days are spent cutting paper snowflakes, drawing up lists, and making delicious gingerbread houses! Inspired by our beautiful new “Sweet Holiday Wishes” kraft  gingerbread house print, we thought it was time for the adults to have some fun […]

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Simple & Nostalgic Salt Dough Ornaments
Simple & Nostalgic Salt Dough Ornaments

Remember making salt dough ornaments as a kid? My aunt always had a Christmas craft for the cousins to do during the holidays – many of which involved making ornaments. One year we painted glass bulbs but the next we were only given baked dough so apparently kids with glass was too much to supervise. […]

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Pretty Ordinary Friday #31
Pretty Ordinary Friday #31

For the Pretty Ordinary series, we’re documenting snapshots of our week that may not be the prettiest or the most interesting, but we enjoyed each instance and want to remember them! These are the behind-the-scenes, in-between moments – the small peeks that would otherwise be forgotten. Join us as we use this series to scrapbook the unedited, […]

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Snapshots of Our VIP Party!
Snapshots of Our VIP Party!

We have been such busy little elves in the Lily & Val Flagship Store and Office that I *almost* forgot to share these photos of our L&V VIP Happy Hour Party! In November, after we switched the store over to Christmas, we hosted local bloggers, business owners, and neighbors for a night of cocktails & […]

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Stocking Stuffers Under $20
Stocking Stuffers Under $20

We all need inspiration during the holiday season – especially when it comes to finding just the right gift for that particular person! To help along our readers, we’ve compiled a selection of incredible and fun items. We had to stop ourselves from buying everything on this list for ourselves! 1. Minimalist with a geometric flare, […]

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December Happy Mail Idea – Holiday Party Glam Bag
December Happy Mail Idea – Holiday Party Glam Bag

The beginning of a new month means it’s Happy Mail time!  We get so excited about coming up with new and unique snail mail ideas to share- and this month is no different!  ‘Tis the season for peace, joy and holiday parties!  With the help of one of our newest additions to Lily & Val, we […]

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December To Do List – Free Download
December To Do List – Free Download

December swept us up in a flurry of holiday decorating and tidings of joy! This month’s To Do List takes a page out of Cindy Lou Who’s book and reminds us all to slow down and appreciate the little moments that make the season truly special. In addition to our monthly desktop background, we have this free download for […]

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Baker’s Gift Guide 2016
Baker’s Gift Guide 2016

We all need inspiration during the holiday season – especially when it comes to finding just the right gift for that particular person! To help along our readers, we’ve compiled a selection of incredible and fun items. As a team with a certain affinity for baking, this particular gift guide speaks to us! 1. Let their […]

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