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Valerie McKeehan

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September’s “Hello Pumpkin” Desktop Download

Pumpkin lover’s rejoice! September makes it officially time to revel in all things pumpkin and FALL! I couldn’t resist adding in a few cute fairytale pumpkin illustrations since that has developed into a sort of theme for me this year! I hope you enjoy…

In the Shop

New Fall Art Prints Are Here

The Fall launch is always my favorite of the whole year and this year’s collection represents so much for me… a new chapter personally and in my business. I loved creating these designs so much. The new designs came from the place of seeing…

Desktops

August’s “Wildflowers” Desktop Download

Lately, I’ve been paying close attention to the beautiful Western Pennsylvania landscape – lush, green countrysides dotted with specks of color and whimsy. Wildflowers add such magic to the whole scene! It’s amazing the beauty that is all around us when we stop to…

Desktops

July’s “Romantic Roses” Desktop Download

Roses. Romantic, soft, frilly roses. When I posted this watercolor painting to Instagram, many of you said it gave you a peaceful and calming feeling. I loved that so much and it made me think why not give that vibe to our screens where…

Behind the Scenes Favorite Posts

The Lily & Val Re-Brand

Here’s a little fun fact you may not know about me: I went to college for marketing and prior to starting Lily & Val, I owned a small, boutique marketing firm with Mak! (Yep, we’ve been business partners for a LONG time.) Much of…

Behind the Scenes

Lily & Val – A New Chapter

This post took me months to write. Actually, in a way, it took years. Years of learning, growing, transforming, and mistake-making (mostly mistake-making as it would seem.) The truth is, last Spring I wanted to quit my business. Some might say I’m not supposed…

Inspiration

Vienna’s “Little Cutie” First Birthday Party

I have a ONE year old! I can’t believe it. This past weekend we celebrated Vienna’s “little cutie” first birthday with a small family gathering in my parent’s backyardΒ  (hooray for Pennsylvania going into green!) and I wanted to share a few of the…

Desktops

June’s “New Beginnings” Desktop Download

For whatever reason, June has come to represent new beginnings to me. I started Lily & Val 8 years ago on June 6th, the start of a journey I could have never imagined. Another life-altering new chapter happened when my daughter was born last…