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September 2018

In the Kitchen

In The Kitchen: Everyday Black Bean Quinoa

Fall is a great time to get back into the swing of cooking, meal planning, and enjoying time around the table together. I came up with this simple quinoa recipe as a way to keep a healthy side on hand. It’s beautiful colors and…


Lily & Val Loves: Fall Candles

The best part of cooler weather….burning candles! It’s just the best way to warm up your home visually and emotionally! So, we thought we would round up our favorite candles of the season! Of course our number 1 fall candle pick this season would…

At Home DIY

Spruce Up Wooden Chargers with Hand-Painted Details

Happy Fall, everyone! We picked up these faux wooden chargers and felt inspired to spruce them up a bit with some hand-painted details. We absolutely loved these for Fall gatherings and decorations and wanted to give you a few ideas for using them… Wooden…

Behind the Scenes

Lily & Val Presents: Pretty Ordinary Friday #97

For this month’s Pretty Ordinary Friday #97, 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…

At Home

4 Tips for Displaying a Wreath Indoors

Hello, Fall lovers! You know we love a wreath here at Lily & Val, so I thought I would share some of my favorite ways to display a wreath inside your house. Using your favorite wreaths inside is a great option for folks who…

Behind the Scenes

Life of the Party Papercrafting Releases Today!

Friends! It’s time to celebrate because my latest book – Life of the Party Papercrafting – released today!! To everyone who pre-ordered THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart. The book is shipping today and I cannot wait to hear what you think when…

The Perfect Matte Black frame

Lily & Val Loves: Shop Our Fall Photo Shoot

So many of you have asked about some of the decor spotted in our fall photo shoot! I’m so happy to share with you some of my favorite items from the shoot and where you can purchase them too! Lot’s of you asked about…


September’s “Forever Fall” FREE Desktop Download

September is here and to me, that means it’s officially FALL!!  I’m just a little excited (if you couldn’t tell!) This month’s desktop download was created with my Fall-loving friends in mind. So, grab your PSL and dress your tech for the season (even if…