Valerie McKeehan, Author at Lily & Val Living

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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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January’s “Progress” FREE Desktop Download
January’s “Progress” FREE Desktop Download

Happy 2019, my friends!  Last year I started something new for January’s desktop download and I decided to letter my personal word of the year, which was Refocus. Declaring a word for my year has really helped me set an intention for many aspects of my life and actions. It’s less intimidating than a huge list of […]

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2018 Year In Review
2018 Year In Review

Happy almost New Year, my friends! As I sit down to write this re-cap, my heart is incredibly full. Last year at this time my mind was filled with uncertainty and tension. 2017 was a tough year, but one we desperately needed in order to learn and move forward. After declaring 2017 the “year of […]

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Simple DIY Holiday Gift Wrapping Idea
Simple DIY Holiday Gift Wrapping Idea

Friends, I wish I could tell you that I set out to whip up some cute, DIY packaging, but the truth is, I just ran out of time and needed some wrapping in a pinch! Without a stash of holiday wrapping paper (besides this beautiful black and cream Sugar Paper LA tissue paper I picked up […]

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New Lily & Val Recipe Tins Are Here!
New Lily & Val Recipe Tins Are Here!

You guys!! We have something new to share with you all and just in the nick of time for holiday gifting!! Introducing… L&V Recipe Tins! I think what I love most about these tins (besides how cute they will look in your kitchen) is the substantial size of the tin. You will be able to […]

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December’s “Merry” FREE Desktop Download
December’s “Merry” FREE Desktop Download

Happy December, my friends! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! I hope this month’s FREE hand-lettered desktop download makes your holiday season just a bit brighter & merrier! Enjoy! DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE WALLPAPER: Enter your email address in the block below to download this month’s free desktops.

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Lily & Val Gift Guide: Under $25
Lily & Val Gift Guide: Under $25

Looking for an inexpensive gift that doesn’t feel cheap or generic? We have put together this list of awesome gifts under $25 that the receiver will actually love. You can choose something personalized like one of our State Prints or something useful and unique like this fun Bees Wax Wrap Kit. State Print Wall Art […]

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Lily & Val For Mixbook Photo Wall Calendars Are Here
Lily & Val For Mixbook Photo Wall Calendars Are Here

Friends, earlier this month, I was thrilled to share our brand new holiday photo card designs with you through our partnership with Mixbook! Now, I’m bringing even more exciting news because we worked with Mixbook again, this time to offer you a Photo Wall Calendar for 2019! Ahh! “Collect Every Beautiful Moment” is the theme of the […]

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Free Small Business Saturday Graphics to Share the Shop Small Love This Holiday Season
Free Small Business Saturday Graphics to Share the Shop Small Love This Holiday Season

I just LOVE this time of year! I love the anticipation of Thanksgiving and the official kick-off holiday season. I love the shopping, decorations, excuse to drink lots of hot cocoa, and traditions. I also love that every Saturday after Thanksgiving has become known to us all as Small Business Saturday. This day is something […]

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