April 2018 Archive

How To Throw A Letter Writing Party
How To Throw A Letter Writing Party

I hope you all have enjoyed following along with our Letter Writing Party ideas this month! Making the DIY Table Runner and Floral Filled Envelopes were too much fun. But once you have these lovely things made, it’s time to show them off by hosting your own Letter Writing Party. This party could be a […]

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DIY Letter Writing Party Decor-Make These Floral Filled Envelopes
DIY Letter Writing Party Decor-Make These Floral Filled Envelopes

You may have seen my last post for how to make a handwritten table runner. Well, I just love the idea of hosting a letter-themed gathering of friends! When I was thinking about what to do for table decor for a letter writing party, flower stuffed envelopes came to mind!   You could make these […]

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Happy Earth Day – New Print
Happy Earth Day – New Print

Happy Earth Day, everyone! In honor of today, we decided to release this special print and canvas addition to our Spring 2018 Flora Collection! Bursting with fresh pops of color, this design celebrates the whimsy and organic wonder of nature’s blooms. Display it during the warmer months to brighten any space. We hope you love […]

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Envelope Addressing and Decorating Inspiration Using Tombow Dual Brush Pens Part 2
Envelope Addressing and Decorating Inspiration Using Tombow Dual Brush Pens Part 2

Friends, we are coming up on the last week of National Letter Writing Month and still so many ideas to share with you! Decorating envelopes is especially one of our favorite things about letter writing so I wanted to share even more envelope addressing and decorating inspiration using Tombow dual brush pens and their mono drawing […]

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Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #92
Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #92

For this week’s Pretty Ordinary Friday #92, we’re documenting snapshots of our month. While our pictures may not be the prettiest or the most interesting, 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 […]

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Lily & Val Loves #5- Our Favorite Envelope Style Products
Lily & Val Loves #5- Our Favorite Envelope Style Products

All this talk of snail mail has us thinking ENVELOPES! Why are envelopes so inexplicably cute and well designed? Maybe it’s because they are a familiar shape that we associate with special new or event invites. Or maybe it’s just because they have great lines. Either way, there are so many great “envelope style” products […]

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DIY Hand-Written Table Runner
DIY Hand-Written Table Runner

What is better than gathering friends together for a pretty luncheon or dinner party?! In honor of National Letter Writing Month we wanted to share a few DIY party ideas inspired by the timeless art of letter writing. Ask anyone who has come to my house for dinner, you’re not likely to see the same […]

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Envelope Addressing and Decorating Inspiration Using Tombow Dual Brush Pens & Mono Drawing Pen
Envelope Addressing and Decorating Inspiration Using Tombow Dual Brush Pens & Mono Drawing Pen

This week Lily & Val Snail Mail Surprise Boxes went on sale and sold out in just an hour! Ahh! We are so blown away by this and thrilled that you are loving them as much as we love putting them together for you! For this particular box, I was excited to partner with my […]

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My Antique Letter Writing Desk & Tips For Setting Up Your Own Letter Writing Station
My Antique Letter Writing Desk & Tips For Setting Up Your Own Letter Writing Station

At the time we were starting our brick and mortar store, I had this dream of an antique letter writing desk fixture filled with all types of washi tapes, pens, stickers, and stamps – all my favorite supplies! These supplies could be used on Lily & Val cards to address and decorate the envelope right there in […]

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FREE Online Class! How to Design Your Wedding Invitations Using Mixbook
FREE Online Class! How to Design Your Wedding Invitations Using Mixbook

Guys! I’m so excited to introduce you to my latest online class with Brit + Co: How To Design Your Wedding Invitations.  And the best news is… it’s a FREE class in partnership with my friends at Mixbook! Lily & Val For Mixbook When Mixbook and Brit + Co asked me to teach this class, […]

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