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DIY Homemade Nontoxic Counter Spray Cleaner
DIY Homemade Nontoxic Counter Spray Cleaner

The clocks have sprung forward, the days are longer, and I’m in a Spring Cleaning state of mind (let’s face it, it could also be the nesting)! Especially during this time preparing for baby, I was shocked to find out what’s hidden in a lot of our everyday products. So, I’ve been on a mission […]

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Fun Galentine Gift Ideas Using Zippered Pouches
Fun Galentine Gift Ideas Using Zippered Pouches

We are so excited about our new Lily and Val Canvas Pouches! This time around they got a little dose of color to make things more exciting! Since a few of the cards from our  Valentine’s day card collection looked so pretty with our new pouch colors,  we thought we’d help put some sweet Valentine’s / […]

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Galentine’s Day Get Together Tablescape Inspiration
Galentine’s Day Get Together Tablescape Inspiration

Ladies, it’s almost time to celebrate your gal pals. February 13th will be here soon so start planning your Galentine’s day get together! This year I wanted to plan a little “extra sweet party” for the sweetest people I know. To make my life super easy, and the get-together super cute, I used my Life […]

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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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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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DIY Bridal Shower Table Inspiration Using Life Of The Party Papercrafting
DIY Bridal Shower Table Inspiration Using Life Of The Party Papercrafting

We are still over the moon about the launch of our new book, Life of the Party Papercrafting! The paper goods inside these pages truly have unlimited possibilities, so we thought we would show you just a few fun ideas that would be lovely for an intimate bridal shower or other gatherings. We pulled our […]

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How to Make a Modern Fall Wreath
How to Make a Modern Fall Wreath

Hey guys! FALL WREATH TIME! I love coming to you with faux floral tutorials, because they are so versatile and can be a great way to do something creative to refresh for the seasons.  For this season’s wreath, I wanted to share some fun tips that go beyond just the basics of building a great wreath! […]

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Learn How to Create Beautiful Modern Flower Embroidery
Learn How to Create Beautiful Modern Flower Embroidery

Friends, today I’m so excited to tell you about my friend Kristen Gula and her brand new book, 200 Embroidered Flowers! You may remember my collaboration with Kristen last year when she turned a Lily & Val design into a beautiful stitched masterpiece. I don’t know about you, but I am in love with the […]

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How To Throw A Letter Writing Party
How To Throw A Letter Writing Party

I hope you all have enjoyed following along with our Letter Writing Party ideas this month! Making the DIY Table Runner and Floral Filled Envelopes were too much fun. But once you have these lovely things made, it’s time to show them off by hosting your own Letter Writing Party. This party could be a […]

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DIY Letter Writing Party Decor-Make These Floral Filled Envelopes
DIY Letter Writing Party Decor-Make These Floral Filled Envelopes

You may have seen my last post for how to make a handwritten table runner. Well, I just love the idea of hosting a letter-themed gathering of friends! When I was thinking about what to do for table decor for a letter writing party, flower stuffed envelopes came to mind!   You could make these […]

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