Valerie McKeehan, Author at Lily & Val Living

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Fall Faux Floral Wreath Workshop at the Lily & Val Flagship Store
Fall Faux Floral Wreath Workshop at the Lily & Val Flagship Store

Does this wreath look familiar? We’ve been using it in SO many photos for the new L&V Fall Collection and I’m excited to say, you can make your own at our Flagship Store in Pittsburgh on Friday, September 22nd!  I am completely smitten by this wreath! The beautiful colors played a part in inspiring this […]

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Bar Recipe in my Keepsake Kitchen Diary Using New Tombow Markers & Pens
Pumpkin Cheesecake Bar Recipe in my Keepsake Kitchen Diary Using New Tombow Markers & Pens

It’s that time of year for Pumpkin Everything and today I wanted to share one of my absolute favorite Fall desserts with you along with how I crafted the Pumpkin Cheesecake Bar recipe in my Keepsake Kitchen Diary using new Tombow markers & pens! These pumpkin cheesecake bars are gluten free (Sadly, I’ve needed to be […]

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Intro to Chalk Illustration Online Class
Intro to Chalk Illustration Online Class

Hey friends! It’s been over a year since the launch of my Intro to Chalk Lettering Online Class with Brit + Co, and since then, I’ve heard many requests for a next level class! The time has come! I’m thrilled to present to you- Intro to Chalk Illustration! Throughout the years, my style has developed into […]

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Strength & Hope Digital Download for Hurricane Relief
Strength & Hope Digital Download for Hurricane Relief

There’s no denying things have just been downright heavy lately. My thoughts have been with everyone affected by these devastating storms. Also, today on 9/11, I think back to that horrific day and remember the fear and disbelief. The words “strength” and “hope” come to mind and these beautiful words. I wanted to do something […]

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September Happy Mail Idea – Pumpkin Spice Lattes
September Happy Mail Idea – Pumpkin Spice Lattes

The September Happy Mail Idea has turned into a bit of a tradition here at L&V over the past two years and we just HAD to continue it. To us, Pumpkin Spice Season is the best season and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with a PSL theme! There’s something special […]

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September’s “Hello Fall” Free Desktop Wallpaper Download
September’s “Hello Fall” Free Desktop Wallpaper Download

You guys!!! It’s September! Ahhh! I have fully embraced the coming of Fall and am just so excited for the change of season. Last week, we launched the 2017 Lily & Val Fall Collection and I wanted this month’s desktop download to continue that theme of soft & cozy (I’ve also been slightly obsessed with […]

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Pumpkin Everything- A Round Up Of Favorite L&V Pumpkin Designs
Pumpkin Everything- A Round Up Of Favorite L&V Pumpkin Designs

At Lily & Val, we love EVERYTHING pumpkin (big surprise, I know!) So, I thought it would be fun to do a little round-up of favorite L&V pumpkin designs throughout the years! Each one of these designs will always hold a special place in my heart! Kicking things off, this Pumpkin Everything chalk art design […]

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Fall Gallery Wall Inspiration & 3 Tips for Putting A Gallery Wall Together
Fall Gallery Wall Inspiration & 3 Tips for Putting A Gallery Wall Together

As the colder months are slowly inching toward us, I wanted the 2017 Fall Collection to really give you pieces to cozy up your home and encourage you to slow down a bit (I definitely need this reminder!) For the first time, when developing a new collection, I really set out to make each piece […]

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The Making of the 2017 Lily & Val Fall Collection
The Making of the 2017 Lily & Val Fall Collection

The Fall Collection launch is always my favorite one. As a kid, Fall meant so many of my favorite things- sweaters, new notebooks & pens, chilly weather, pumpkin everything, and my birthday (in October!) As an adult, these things still ring true! (Who says you have to be going back to school to treat yourself […]

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Introducing the 2017 L&V Fall Collection and a Brand New Product!
Introducing the 2017 L&V Fall Collection and a Brand New Product!

I am giddy, you guys!! If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you probably noticed that I am obsessed with Fall! Yep, I’m one of those people that count the days to pumpkin spice everything and breaking out my sweaters for the first time. I’m not afraid to admit it. With that […]

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