Valerie McKeehan, Author at Lily & Val Living - Page 2 of 21

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2017 Year in Review
2017 Year in Review

Happy almost New Year, my friends! A few days ago, I read an article on how to effectively reflect on the past year and use it to propel you forward. One of the suggestions was to name your year. I typically do this at the start of a new year (I already have my word […]

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Cookies & Milk for Santa Digital Download Sign
Cookies & Milk for Santa Digital Download Sign

We are exactly one week away from Christmas! Although the deadline for Christmas shipping has passed on lilyandval.com, we have a last-minute, cute idea for you to bring a touch of playful whimsy to your holiday…a Cookies & Milk for Santa Digital Download Sign! A Cute & Fun Tradition: Greet the Big Guy with what […]

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December Happy Mail Idea – Countdown to Christmas Deskpad
December Happy Mail Idea – Countdown to Christmas Deskpad

Once we hit December 1st, doesn’t it seem like the weeks just FLY?! Before we know it, 12.25 will be here. Since the countdown to Christmas is ever-present this time of year, we thought a Happy mail embracing the countdown would be a fun idea! The weeks leading up to Christmas are filled with so many […]

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Beautiful Holiday Fireplace Styling By Krista Fredricks of Pike Petals
Beautiful Holiday Fireplace Styling By Krista Fredricks of Pike Petals

Friends, what a treat it is to share these GORGEOUS photos with you! Krista Fredericks of Pike Petals styled this amazing holiday mantel using her L&V holiday prints and the eye candy was too good not to share! The two prints used here are a 16×20 Polar Express Print and 11×14 Let Heaven and Nature […]

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How to use a  Hearth & Hand™ brass frame from Target to make this Holiday Wall Hanging
How to use a Hearth & Hand™ brass frame from Target to make this Holiday Wall Hanging

Hi friends! I hope your December is off to an AMAZING start! For today’s post, I wanted to share an extremely simple decor DIY using a Hearth & Hand™ brass frame from Target to make this Holiday Wall Hanging! I made it for my own home this year and thought you might enjoy it too! […]

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“Heavenly Peace” December Free Desktop Wallpaper Download
“Heavenly Peace” December Free Desktop Wallpaper Download

For December’s free desktop downloads, I channeled my inner Bob Ross and painted this soft watercolor landscape. Confession: Bob Ross puts me to sleep. This is not a bad thing and it’s not because I am bored – quite the opposite! His painting combined with the sound of his voice is soothing and comforting. When […]

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Lily & Val Gift Guide: The Bachelor
Lily & Val Gift Guide: The Bachelor

For the single guy living that bachelor pad life, this list has a few masculine decor items. If they don’t like to decorate…well, you just helped them impress their next guest! These fun handmade candles will improve the way his space smells and comes in lots of fun scents that are based on banned books, […]

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Introducing the Lily & Val Curated Surprise Box
Introducing the Lily & Val Curated Surprise Box

Friends, I’ve had exciting news under wraps for a while and I’m finally able to share it with you!! Something special is coming… We receive so many messages and sweet notes from far away friends telling us how you wish you could visit our Pittsburgh brick and mortar store! SO…. we got to thinking. How […]

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5 Holiday Card Envelope Decorating Ideas
5 Holiday Card Envelope Decorating Ideas

Surprising someone with a piece of snail mail is certainly special in and of itself, but sometimes the extra, little details can make a huge impact – especially around the holidays when mailboxes begin to fill up with seasonal greetings! I had so much fun coming up with these 5 holiday card envelope decorating ideas to help […]

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What Small Business Saturday Means To Me Plus Free Graphics
What Small Business Saturday Means To Me Plus Free Graphics

Friends, we are coming up on a special day that means a lot to me and the entire L&V team: Small Business Saturday. If you’ve been following along with Lily & Val for a while, you’ll know that we opt out of out the traditional Black Friday sale, and instead hold our biggest sale of […]

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