Valerie McKeehan, Author at Lily & Val Living

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DIY Easy Spring Botanical Gift Wrap Idea
DIY Easy Spring Botanical Gift Wrap Idea

Friends, this is one of those ideas that isn’t even really fair to call it a DIY. Truly, it’s more like an idea because it’s just SO simple. Despite that, I thought these gifts were really cute so I wanted to share. You guys know me and how I like easy gift wrap with just […]

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Limited Edition Soy Wax Candles Are Here For Mother’s Day
Limited Edition Soy Wax Candles Are Here For Mother’s Day

You guys!! Limited Edition Soy Wax Candles are here for Mother’s Day and I am sooo excited to share them with you! I truly believe scent has a way of connecting us to people in a way other senses can’t. Like the familiar scent of mom’s perfume when you hug her, aromas can bring so […]

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New Printable Stationery Sheets for National Letter Writing Month
New Printable Stationery Sheets for National Letter Writing Month

It comes as no surprise, we’re big fans of the handwritten letter around here and pretty papers make our hearts beat a little faster! So this year in honor of National Letter Writing Month…. we’re excited to introduce L&V stationery sheets! These designs will give a cute backdrop for your heartfelt sentiments!! They come in […]

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My Favorite Natural Body Care Products
My Favorite Natural Body Care Products

Hey friends! When I discover a new brand or product that I love, I get so excited and want to share it with all of you.  Today I wanted to talk about a few of the face & body care products I have been absolutely loving. These products by Primally Pure are all made with […]

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April’s “Spring Floral” FREE Desktop Download
April’s “Spring Floral” FREE Desktop Download

Happy April and Happy Spring, everyone! This month’s desktop downloads have more flowers for you and a quote I just love by Henri Matisse. I’ve been working on a lot of Baby designs lately and so I just loved the “Storybook” feel of these florals. As always, I hope you enjoy! To download for free […]

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DIY Homemade Nontoxic Counter Spray Cleaner
DIY Homemade Nontoxic Counter Spray Cleaner

The clocks have sprung forward, the days are longer, and I’m in a Spring Cleaning state of mind (let’s face it, it could also be the nesting)! Especially during this time preparing for baby, I was shocked to find out what’s hidden in a lot of our everyday products. So, I’ve been on a mission […]

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March’s “Spring Floral” FREE Desktop Download
March’s “Spring Floral” FREE Desktop Download

Happy March and almost Spring, friends! I’ve been working on spring cleaning lately and getting my house decluttered & refreshed. Nesting is definitely in full swing and watching Marie Kondo on Netflix has certainly added to this! Anyone, else?! So, for this month, I wanted to create a desktop download that also felt clean, simple, […]

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Why the Lily & Val Wedding Collection Means So Much To Me
Why the Lily & Val Wedding Collection Means So Much To Me

Friends, today we launched the long-awaited Lily & Val Wedding Collection. These products have been in the works for well over a year and to finally share them with you just makes me giddy. I wanted to show you some of the new items and also take a minute to give you a little backstory […]

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February’s “Hello Lovely” FREE Desktop Download
February’s “Hello Lovely” FREE Desktop Download

Hello, February! For this, the month of love (and not just romantic love!), I wanted to create a drawing to help give yourself a little self-love, too. I think we could all use that reminder now and then. So, here’s a pretty, Valentine’s inspired floral design to help decorate your tech. Pass it on to a […]

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My Secrets To Drawing Chalk Flowers – A FREE E-Book
My Secrets To Drawing Chalk Flowers – A FREE E-Book

It will come as no surprise that flowers are my absolute favorite thing to draw. I am constantly inspired by the natural variation in petals and foliage. No two petals or leaves are quite the same and that’s the attitude I like to keep when I draw them. When I asked on Instagram what you’d […]

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