Emily Cowey's Archive

Lily & Val Loves: Fall Candles
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 have to be from Rockaway Candle Co. (You may recognize this […]

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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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Lily & Val Loves: Shop Our Fall Photo Shoot
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 these beautiful skeleton leaves. Check out all the colors! These amber […]

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Lily & Val Loves – Cutest School Supplies
Lily & Val Loves – Cutest School Supplies

It’s time for everyone to go back to school! It seems like every Target is overrun with families frantically picking up all of the things the kids need to make this new year a great one. In all of the hustle and bustle, it’s tough to find truly thoughtful items, made by hand with love. […]

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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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