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Introducing the 2017 L&V Holiday Collection: All Is Calm
Introducing the 2017 L&V Holiday Collection: All Is Calm

It’s HERE! Friends, this is probably the launch I’ve been most excited for all year. I’m thrilled to present to you the “All is Calm Holiday Collection 2017.” I will be honest. So far, 2017 for Lily & Val has been a whirlwind. We’ve experienced some wonderful highs and exciting growth, but that hasn’t come […]

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5 Creative Ideas for Painting Elegant Pumpkins
5 Creative Ideas for Painting Elegant Pumpkins

I have such happy memories of painting pumpkins. Growing up, it was one of my favorite fall activities. I never even carved a pumpkin until I was dating my husband! Although I have since taken up carving pumpkins in the Fall, painting them will always be my pumpkin decoration of choice. On Saturday, October 21st, we will […]

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How To Make A Simple Yarn Wall Hanging
How To Make A Simple Yarn Wall Hanging

Hello Everyone! So, let’s be honest. We all love the revival of macramé and woven design that has been happening for the last few years. There are so many amazing artisans out there making beautiful creations full of texture and complex patterning. The thing that I love most about fiber art is the introduction of […]

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Fall Gallery Wall Inspiration & 3 Tips for Putting A Gallery Wall Together
Fall Gallery Wall Inspiration & 3 Tips for Putting A Gallery Wall Together

As the colder months are slowly inching toward us, I wanted the 2017 Fall Collection to really give you pieces to cozy up your home and encourage you to slow down a bit (I definitely need this reminder!) For the first time, when developing a new collection, I really set out to make each piece […]

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How to Throw an 80s Movie Night This Summer
How to Throw an 80s Movie Night This Summer

There really is no better way to kick off warm weather than with the carefree vibes of the 1980s. Am I right? And when it comes to the 80s, you just can’t beat those classic movies like Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club and – of course – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. So we’ve come […]

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Hygge in the Spring: 6 Ways To Stay Cozy in Warmer Months
Hygge in the Spring: 6 Ways To Stay Cozy in Warmer Months

You probably know by now that we declared 2017 the “year of hygge” at Lily & Val! If you’re not sure what in the world I’m talking about, check out this post. The “coziness of the soul” that encapsulates the concept of hygge is something I’ve been striving for, but it’s also much deeper than that. […]

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Bike Date: How to Plan a Picnic on the Go
Bike Date: How to Plan a Picnic on the Go

It’s no secret we love a picnic around here. In fact, there’s a whole series on the blog called “The Art of the Picnic” and it’s pretty great. And since spring is the perfect season for both picnics and bike dates, I thought I’d share my ideas on how to plan a picnic on the […]

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Spring Desk Refresh – 5 Tips to Reorganize
Spring Desk Refresh – 5 Tips to Reorganize

After working hard through the winter, I like to take a nice warm afternoon to open the windows, let a breeze waft in, and reorganize my desk. Anyone else do this? I’m by no means a Type A person but I do find a little reorganization clears my mind and helps the creativity flow more […]

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Make this Spring Herb Potpourri Two Ways
Make this Spring Herb Potpourri Two Ways

Do you ever get the urge to just bury your face in a handful of fresh basil? No? It’s just me? Well, maybe after you make this fresh spring herb potpourri you will see what I’m talking about. I absolutely love the smell of clean and fresh – like mint, lemons, basil, flowers, and newly […]

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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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