Valerie McKeehan, Author at Lily & Val Living

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Gifting Ideas for the Keepsake Kitchen Diary Baking Edition
Gifting Ideas for the Keepsake Kitchen Diary Baking Edition

A few months ago we introduced the latest in the Keepsake Kitchen Diary series – a Baking Edition! I just love this version to hold all of your sweet, pastries, cakes, pies, cookies and, of course, the memories and stories that go with them. You can read all about the Baking Edition here. With all […]

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Nostalgic Ceramic Christmas Tree Decorations & Prints
Nostalgic Ceramic Christmas Tree Decorations & Prints

I just LOVE the fact that nostalgic ceramic Christmas trees are coming back! I was feeling sentimental for the one my Grandma had one, so I decided to draw it! Her tree was my favorite Christmas decoration growing up. I loved taking the tiny bulbs in and out and rearranging them. Looking at this tree […]

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Lily & Val and Dearest Mine Hand-Drawn Keepsake Lockets
Lily & Val and Dearest Mine Hand-Drawn Keepsake Lockets

Guys! They’re here! I’m so pleased to show you the Lily & Val and Dearest Mine hand-drawn keepsake lockets collaboration! I am so excited about these pieces of wearable art! About The Lockets Each design has been hand drawn by yours truly then Lori of Dearest Mine takes the artwork and prints it on the […]

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December’s “Snowy Day” Desktop Download
December’s “Snowy Day” Desktop Download

There’s no place like home for the holidays! I hope this cute snowscape for your tech reminds you of the coziness of this season! Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! To download for free during the month of December 2019 use coupon code: DDDEC19 Download Wallpaper >>

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Thoughts After Seeing “A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood”
Thoughts After Seeing “A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood”

Ever since I found out a movie was being made about Mister Rogers (and played by Tom Hanks! Ahh!) I have been looking forward to it. If you’ve been around for a little while, you probably know how my love of Mister Rogers runs deep. Maybe it was the nostalgia at first, but the more […]

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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

Happy almost Thanksgiving, friends! In honor of Small Business Saturday 2019, I put together these hand-drawn graphics for you! I hope you will join me in spreading the Small Business love this year. Small Business Saturday means a ton to me because I believe supporting small businesses changes lives in a direct way. My life […]

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Lily & Val For Mixbook Custom Holiday Photo Cards
Lily & Val For Mixbook Custom Holiday Photo Cards

I always love collaborating with my friends at Mixbook and today I’m thrilled to show you the seven brand new custom holiday photo card designs for this season! As always, these designs were hand-drawn with love. I haven’t yet decided which one I’m going to choose for my own cards. Last year, I used this […]

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Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: For the Little Ones
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: For the Little Ones

This is Vienna’s first Christmas and there are so many things I want to buy for her! So, I thought I’d put together a list of some beautiful, handmade items I found on Etsy for the little ones this year. I’m really loving these name puzzles! There are many options for just first name or […]

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November’s “Give Thanks & Eat Pie” Desktop Download
November’s “Give Thanks & Eat Pie” Desktop Download

It’s the season of Gratitude & Pie! I wanted to tell you how truly grateful I am for all of you! Thank you for being here. I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving and enjoy this month’s hand-lettered wallpapers. To download for free during the month of November 2019 use coupon code: DDNOV19 Download Wallpaper […]

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Introducing the 2019 Lily & Val Holiday Collection: Jingle Bell Rock
Introducing the 2019 Lily & Val Holiday Collection: Jingle Bell Rock

Guys! I love today! It’s the day of our Holiday Collection launch and I’m always giddy with excitement to show you what I have been working on all these months for the Christmas season. This year we launched 9 new prints and 5 cards! I wanted to share a bit of the backstory and inspiration […]

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