February 2017 - Lily & Val Living

February 2017 Archive

Make Your Own No-Sew Apron
Make Your Own No-Sew Apron

I’ve found myself doing a lot of baking these days since I started blogging for Lily & Val, which means making a lot more mess in the kitchen than usual. So I figured it was about time that I crafted this DIY No-Sew Apron to avoid the flour-all-over-myself phenomenon. Our L&V Merchandising Director Emily is […]

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Pretty Ordinary Friday #40
Pretty Ordinary Friday #40

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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Keepsake Kitchen Diary Scrapbooking : Getting Crafty!
Keepsake Kitchen Diary Scrapbooking : Getting Crafty!

We’ve talked about recipes and crafting days with the Keepsake Kitchen Diary – but today, you will see how to approach pages that you may want to have a little more pizzazz! Of course, your recipe memory book is yours to be as intricate or as simple as you wish – simple is beautiful. Though, […]

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Mini Strawberry Heart Pies : In the Kitchen
Mini Strawberry Heart Pies : In the Kitchen

It’s always the mini, pint-sized, small bite treats that steal my heart the fastest!  They’re easy to gift, fun to make- and you never worry about sharing.  These mini strawberry heart pies are adorable and so delicious, I couldn’t just have one!  Valentine’s Day might be over, but we’re sharing hearts and lots of love […]

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Make Your Own DIY Memory Keeper Box
Make Your Own DIY Memory Keeper Box

Remember Valentines Day parties back in elementary school? How you’d make a little memory keeper box to keep all your valentines cards in? I loved Valentines Day even back then, mostly for the free candy and the mandatory recognition from the cute boys in class whose mothers told them they had to pass out valentines […]

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Pretty Ordinary Friday #39
Pretty Ordinary Friday #39

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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The Ultimate Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
The Ultimate Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

The phrase”gluten free” makes me cringe. Why would one remove the very item that makes everything so darn good (besides butter)? Steadfast in my preconception, I arrive at my first day on the Lily & Val team. This team is very special for a slew of reasons, but most noteworthy is that many of them are gluten intolerant […]

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Beat the Winter Blues with a Bold Lip
Beat the Winter Blues with a Bold Lip

Winter has yet to let up, and I’m usually found fighting off the Winter Blues around February.  It seems like the sun has been covered by clouds all month and bitter winds keep me indoors with a blanket. While I’m not complaining about those cozy days in, I’m ready to see the first signs of […]

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A Dreamy Breakfast in Bed for Your Valentine’s Day
A Dreamy Breakfast in Bed for Your Valentine’s Day

If you’re the type to wake up early (read: before 10 AM), one of the best ways to surprise your person and start the day off the romantic way is to make breakfast in bed. I can only make this work if I tell my boyfriend to sleep in until at least 11 AM – […]

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Pretty Ordinary Friday #38
Pretty Ordinary Friday #38

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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