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Lily & Val Loves #4- Desk & Snail Mail Supplies
Lily & Val Loves #4- Desk & Snail Mail Supplies

As you know, it’s National Letter Writing Month and around L&V that is an exciting time. We love snail mail and all things paper! We wanted to share some of our favorite writing and desk products that will encourage you to send a few notes and pretty up your writing space. These June&December pencils are […]

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Lily & Val Loves #3- Here Comes the Sun Yellows and Golds
Lily & Val Loves #3- Here Comes the Sun Yellows and Golds

For this edition of Lily & Val Loves, we are collecting some of our favorite yellow and gold items in honor of all the sunshine we anticipate now that spring is on its way. From dainty necklaces to beautiful handmade items, these selections are great examples of mixing textures and materials with a sunny disposition. […]

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In The Kitchen: A Spin On Classic Basil Pesto
In The Kitchen: A Spin On Classic Basil Pesto

Green foods are good for you, and good for St. Patty’s day…well any day! I love coming up with recipes. A few years ago, after growing an abundance of basil, I decided to whip up my own spin on the classic, versatile pesto. For this recipe, you can use more than just the basil leaves. […]

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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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Lily and Val Loves #2- Favorite Green Goodness
Lily and Val Loves #2- Favorite Green Goodness

In honor of St. Patrick’s day and all of the spring newness we anticipate, we are featuring some of our favorite green products. Green is a versatile color. There are so many shades to play with, but they don’t all play nicely together. Everyone has there favorite shade of green and there are great products […]

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Lily & Val Loves #1- Spring Home Refresh
Lily & Val Loves #1- Spring Home Refresh

So, call me delusional, but once Valentine’s day is over… It’s time for SPRING! If your reading this in a location that is moderately warm and sunny, bless you…but those of us who are still slinking through winter need a little cheering up on the inside. My favorite way to get ready for warmer weather […]

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How to Make a DIY Balloon and Flower Heart Backdrop For Valentine’s Day
How to Make a DIY Balloon and Flower Heart Backdrop For Valentine’s Day

Hello, Lovelies! Valentine’s & Galentine’s day will always be a cute and kitschy holiday to me. It’s so fun to bust out some decorations that remind you of your elementary school Valentine exchanges. Balloons are beautiful for all kinds of occasions and this little Valentine’s day heart would be a cute addition to any party […]

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Russian Tea Cookie Recipe Crafted In The Keepsake Kitchen Diary
Russian Tea Cookie Recipe Crafted In The Keepsake Kitchen Diary

Russian Tea Cookies are also something you will find on every wedding cookie table, and if you are from the Pittsburgh Area or Ohio Valley you know how fantastic these cookie tables can be! Cookie tables at weddings are one of my favorite traditions because, like at the Holidays, you get sample all kinds of […]

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In The Kitchen: How To Make Russian Tea Cookies
In The Kitchen: How To Make Russian Tea Cookies

Hello fellow “last minute holiday preppers still pulling off the hap-hap-happiest Christmas”! The countdown is on and the holidays are in full swing! It’s time to finish making those cookies and wrapping those presents…and I have a super simple and traditional Christmas cookie recipe to share with you. Growing up, these little “snowy” treats were […]

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Lily & Val Gift Guide: The Artsy One
Lily & Val Gift Guide: The Artsy One

Creatives come in all shapes, sizes, and specialties. Help inspire them with some beautiful and useful items! Whether its a beautiful bit of inspiration to surround themselves with like the Van Gogh Quote Print or a beautiful handmade leather utensil roll to make being creative a bit neater, every artsy person will appreciate these well-designed […]

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