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Introducing the 2018 Holiday Collection: A Good Old Fashioned Family Christmas
Introducing the 2018 Holiday Collection: A Good Old Fashioned Family Christmas

Friends, it’s that time of year! Today is a day I look forward to and our biggest launch of the year… introducing the 2018 L&V Holiday Collection: A Good Old Fashioned Family Christmas! Oh, am I ever excited for this year’s theme!  Is there anything better than being home for the holidays? The inexplicable warmth […]

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4 Tips for Displaying a Wreath Indoors
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 live in apartments or just have more than one wreath they […]

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The Team’s Favorite Fall Designs
The Team’s Favorite Fall Designs

The ladies of L&V decided to weigh in on their favorite Fall designs from the Gather Collection! Keep reading for our picks & why we chose them… I absolutely love the “Come As You Are” print! It is so simple and sweet. I love the muted colors and delicate floral designs. Sometimes less is more […]

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How to Make a Modern Fall Wreath
How to Make a Modern Fall Wreath

Hey guys! FALL WREATH TIME! I love coming to you with faux floral tutorials, because they are so versatile and can be a great way to do something creative to refresh for the seasons.  For this season’s wreath, I wanted to share some fun tips that go beyond just the basics of building a great wreath! […]

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How To Decorate Open Kitchen Shelves
How To Decorate Open Kitchen Shelves

We have all seen those perfectly decorated shelves in Pinterest kitchens and magazine bookshelves “mine will never look that good”. The art of setting up an open shelf of any kind is actually pretty simple when you break it down and become intentional about what you choose to set out in your home. These kitchen […]

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How to Decorate with A Lavender & Terracotta Color Palette
How to Decorate with A Lavender & Terracotta Color Palette

You have probably noticed that we got into lavender this summer. Obviously we are on team pink here at Lily & Val, but a little lavender is a nice fresh change. Decorating with any color is a delicate balance. When you are using these light pastel shades, it’s important to be careful how you balance […]

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4 Tips for Decorating With Throw Pillows In Your Bedroom
4 Tips for Decorating With Throw Pillows In Your Bedroom

I am absolutely in love with throw pillows…just ask my husband. I think that’s a pretty standard obsession for those of us of the female variety. Since we started designing throw pillows over here at Lily & Val, we decided it was a good idea to share some throw pillow decorating tips here on the blog… […]

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Limited Edition Handmade Pillows Are Here For Mother’s Day
Limited Edition Handmade Pillows Are Here For Mother’s Day

Friends, we’re super excited over here because yesterday we released something brand new – Handmade Lily & Val Pillows! We’re thrilled to share the two limited edition designs with you just in time for Mother’s Day. Each one has been thoughtfully designed and hand-sewn here in Pittsburgh! First up, whimsical, hand-drawn florals! Loose & sketchy, […]

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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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How To Decorate Your Home With The Color Green
How To Decorate Your Home With The Color Green

I change colors so frequently in our home…maybe too frequently. I love having a reason to play with a new shade. Every year around St. Patrick’s day I get to use one of my favorite color families, GREEN! There are so many shades of green, and they don’t all play well together, but if you […]

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