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Make Your Own Candle, the Easy Way!
Make Your Own Candle, the Easy Way!

Welcome to: how to make your own candle, the simplest way possible! Honestly, it doesn’t take a professional to do this DIY – and most noteworthy, it’s one of those fun, satisfying crafts that (pun alert!) melts away the stress. So grab your favorite empty glass containers and let’s get going! After all, life without […]

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DIY Table Runner Using Natural Dyes
DIY Table Runner Using Natural Dyes

Now that it’s officially spring (!!) we here at Lily & Val thought it was a good time to freshen up a few things around the house. Specifically, the table decor. You may have seen our Easter egg planter – which also makes for an adorable centerpiece – but once Easter’s over, what do you […]

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Make This Modern Easter Decor – with Eggs!
Make This Modern Easter Decor – with Eggs!

Can you believe Easter is only a month away? Despite the snow, it feels like winter has flown by in Pittsburgh. I’m ready for spring for sure – so I’ve been looking into different ideas to get my house ready too. I knew I didn’t want to decorate in the traditional way for Easter – pastels […]

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How to Start Your Own Bullet Journal
How to Start Your Own Bullet Journal

How are those New Years resolutions coming? Mine were forgotten sometime in early February. There were a few overarching goals I had though that stuck with me – to follow my word of the year (I chose persist) and get organized. That’s why I decided to start a bullet journal – keep my goals on […]

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Make a Simple Spring Faux Wreath
Make a Simple Spring Faux Wreath

It’s March and that means spring! Ignore the fact that it’s technically still winter – it’s been in the fifties in Pittsburgh recently and to me, that means spring. If you’re the type of person who still has their Christmas wreath on their front door (cough, Dad) – then you have to try our faux wreath […]

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Make Your Own No-Sew Apron
Make Your Own No-Sew Apron

I’ve found myself doing a lot of baking these days since I started blogging for Lily & Val, which means making a lot more mess in the kitchen than usual. So I figured it was about time that I crafted this DIY No-Sew Apron to avoid the flour-all-over-myself phenomenon. Our L&V Merchandising Director Emily is […]

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Make Your Own DIY Memory Keeper Box
Make Your Own DIY Memory Keeper Box

Remember Valentines Day parties back in elementary school? How you’d make a little memory keeper box to keep all your valentines cards in? I loved Valentines Day even back then, mostly for the free candy and the mandatory recognition from the cute boys in class whose mothers told them they had to pass out valentines […]

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DIY Galentine’s Makeup Candy Gift + Free Download
DIY Galentine’s Makeup Candy Gift + Free Download

Before Valentine’s Day comes Galentine’s Day, a day to get girly and give out some love to your gal pals. Scrolling through all the amazing Galentine’s-themed parties and treats on Pinterest brings inspiration for making February 13th the day for your girlfriends!  Because we couldn’t help ourselves, we’ve come up with some super sweet treats you […]

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DIY Room & Sheet Spray
DIY Room & Sheet Spray

It seems we spend the most time indoors in the month of January.  Wind chills, freezing temperatures, and flurries of snow advise us to stay in and cozy up by the fire.  Winter weather makes for the perfect excuse to stay in your PJs and let your slippers keep you warm! It’s easy to feel […]

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DIY Cork Clock
DIY Cork Clock

I’m always up for new office decor, especially when it involves some DIY.  On my daily Pinterest scrolls, I’ve been seeing a lot of cool DIYs involving cork and cork boards- so I thought it was time to try it myself! This DIY cork clock is such a fun accessory to add to your desk, […]

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