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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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Lily & Val Loves- Dorm Life Essentials
Lily & Val Loves- Dorm Life Essentials

It’s time for all of our college friends to head back to school! We have collected some of our favorite items for a good home refresh…but more importantly, these are all the essentials to set up a modern and cozy dorm room that will be the envy of all your friends. An added bonus is […]

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Lily & Val Loves- Favorite Items to Welcome Guests
Lily & Val Loves- Favorite Items to Welcome Guests

If you are lucky enough to have a designated guest bedroom, you probably have struggled with making it a cohesive and beautiful place. So much of the time these extra spaces are an afterthought, and if you don’t have frequent visitors, the room has most likely become a catch all for many things. It’s time […]

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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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Lily & Val Loves- Summer Entertaining Favorites
Lily & Val Loves- Summer Entertaining Favorites

Now that we have all prepared our patios and back yards for the 4th of July…why not keep the fun going?! You did all that work, so spend some time outside and have some little get togethers while the summer sun is still shining. These are some of our favorite kitchen and entertaining items for […]

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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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Lily & Val Loves #9- Inviting Outdoor Spaces
Lily & Val Loves #9- Inviting Outdoor Spaces

Summer is here!… we at least unofficially. If your outdoor space is the last thing you think about, but you always swoon over the beautiful patios you see on pinterest and insta, you’re not alone!! There are some small changes and items you can add to your porch, deck, patio, or yard to make the […]

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Lily & Val Loves #8- Get Ready For Summer
Lily & Val Loves #8- Get Ready For Summer

The season may still be spring but we are feeling summer in full swing already! To celebrate this warm and sunny time of year we have gathered up some of our favorite things to make the summer more fun, convenient, and beautiful! Whether beach or poolside, it’s great to have a beautiful Turkish towel that […]

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Lily & Val Loves #7- All Things Lavender
Lily & Val Loves #7- All Things Lavender

Summertime always makes me think of beautiful blooming fields of lavender and blossoming lilac bushes. There are so many wonderful products that capture both these scents and colors that we thought we would share a few of our favorites. My first favorite is the Mrs. Meyers cleaning supply line in lavender. I love the fresh […]

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