Valerie McKeehan, Author at Lily & Val Living

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Petit Bouquet Floral Wraps – Free Download
Petit Bouquet Floral Wraps – Free Download

What’s better than receiving a cute bouquet of flowers? Receiving a cute bouquet of flowers wrapped in a darling way! I am always a sucker for pretty packaging and I think it makes a big difference, even with flowers. So, with Mother’s Day quickly approaching, I’m excited to bring you this sweet idea for a […]

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The Lily & Val Quarantine Spring Collection
The Lily & Val Quarantine Spring Collection

This print release is definitely different than any other before it as we’re all on shut down orders and quarantined. I thought about maybe skipping a Spring launch altogether, but I felt in my heart I needed to get these designs out there. Drawing them brought me such life!  I also thought they might help […]

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Easter Snail Mail Ideas
Easter Snail Mail Ideas

Happy National Letter Writing Month, friends! I’m going to state the obvious and say this Letter Writing Month is different than ever before. Since we’re all at home and going through this crazy time of isolation and quarantine, a letter is a wonderful (and socially distant) way to deepen connections. Because of this, I had […]

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Lily & Val for Mixbook -Everyday Custom Photo Book “It’s The Simple Things”
Lily & Val for Mixbook -Everyday Custom Photo Book “It’s The Simple Things”

Friends, I am so excited to introduce you to my latest collaboration with Mixbook today… A new photo book that speaks right to my heart. When I was drawing the lettering/illustrations and designing this book, I had NO idea we would be in the quarantine situation we are in. But as I flip through the […]

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April’s “Write More Letters” Desktop Download
April’s “Write More Letters” Desktop Download

The month of April always holds a special place in my heart because it is National Letter Writing Month! I’m a firm believer that old-fashioned letters and snail mail are something we need to preserve and cherish. Especially now during this crazy time of social distancing and isolation, a letter can offer encouragement and closeness. […]

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Print Sale for COVID-19 Relief + A Free Download
Print Sale for COVID-19 Relief + A Free Download

Dear Lily & Val Family, Like all of us, I’ve been running through a gamut of emotions these last few days about the situation with COVID-19. My heart breaks for those infected with the virus, but also the extreme financial turmoil and stress this is causing so many people: the parent unable to work due […]

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Dried Floral and Chalkboard Wall Installation
Dried Floral and Chalkboard Wall Installation

Friends, I’m so happy to finally share this chalkboard wall installation I created for a women’s event called The Well at my church, Northway Christian Community back in January.  I absolutely loved working on this project and especially because of what it represented. It’s really nothing more than dust and dead botanicals signifying the theme […]

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March’s “Floral & Bee” Desktop Download
March’s “Floral & Bee” Desktop Download

Hello, March! I’m getting a jump start on all things Springy with this month’s floral and bee wallpapers! I don’t think my bee obsession is going away anytime soon. I hope you enjoy! To download for free during the month of March 2020 use coupon code: DDMARCH20 Download Wallpaper >>

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Free Printable Roll-On and Spray Bottle Labels for Essential Oils
Free Printable Roll-On and Spray Bottle Labels for Essential Oils

Guys, I’m just having so much fun with essential oils! As I mentioned in a previous post, the beginning of my year has been focused on wellness and part of that has been learning about the many therapeutic benefits of oils. Recently, I feel like I have graduated to a new level and that is […]

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8 Simple Ways To Practice Self Love
8 Simple Ways To Practice Self Love

With it being Valentine’s Day this week, I thought I’d share something that’s been on my mind lately: Self Love. I know, I know it seems that “self care” and “self love” have been buzzwords lately, but for good reason. It’s so important to take the time to fill ourselves up so that we can […]

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