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Make Your Own DIY S’mores Bar for Summer!
Make Your Own DIY S’mores Bar for Summer!

Can you believe it’s already almost June? I just got done thinking it was still March. Oh well – June means summer (even if it won’t officially be summer quite yet) and summer for me means s’mores. To get you in the bonfire spirit, we created this adorable DIY s’mores bar to help you celebrate […]

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How to Make Candied Rose Petals
How to Make Candied Rose Petals

Here at Lily & Val, we’re all about taking something simple (like a cupcake) and doing something small to elevate it. I present your new favorite way to top anything – candied rose petals. Cupcakes have a special place in my heart. Not because I’m good at making them – definitely not – but because […]

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How to Make Your Own Coffee Bar
How to Make Your Own Coffee Bar

I’m a big fan of creating experiences that make the simple things feel special. It’s one of our core values at Lily & Val – treasuring the simple things in life. For me, coffee has become a simple ritual that can truly make my morning. It wakes me up and starts my day, so it’s […]

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Brown Paper Packages – Christmas Wrap Ideas
Brown Paper Packages – Christmas Wrap Ideas

Ribbons, bows and gift tags – oh my!  It’s gift wrapping time and I could not be more excited!  Just like the song- and our new print– says “brown paper packages tied up with string, these are a few of my favorite things.”  That’s especially true for me!  I’ve always loved taking simple kraft paper […]

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5 Tips to a Better Road Trip
5 Tips to a Better Road Trip

After already heading out on a few road trips ourselves this summer, we know there are a few ways your trip can go a little bit smoother!  Follow these tips to make your car ride easy and enjoyable! Plus, pick up some tips for getting creative & making memories along the way. 1. Pack all […]

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DIY 3-D Flower Canvas Art – Part 1
DIY 3-D Flower Canvas Art – Part 1

This week we are so excited to share part 1 of this super fun and beautiful do-it-yourself idea!  After making this project for ourselves, we now want to make one for everyone we know!  We love this DIY art because you can customize it to your home, your wedding, or season!  This 3-D flower canvas is […]

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How-To: Pressing + Framing Flowers
How-To: Pressing + Framing Flowers

Maybe it’s all the beautiful bouquets we see in the market, or maybe it’s because Earth Day is tomorrow- we’re finding so many fun ways to enjoy Spring’s fresh blossoms! This week we showed you 5 new vase ideas from recycled objects and today we’re excited to give you this DIY for a pressed flower […]

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Modern Easter Tree – DIY
Modern Easter Tree – DIY

Have you started decorating for Easter yet? Sometimes it’s hard to decorate for Spring and Easter without getting a bit too cheesy. So, we thought it would be fun to put a new spin on a classic piece- the Easter tree. My mom’s tree had pastel eggs with jelly beans and easter bunnies hanging from […]

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Book Recover DIY
Book Recover DIY

Books are one of the simplest ways to add some flair to your decor. When a desk, shelf, or nightstand seems in need of style, a stack of beautiful, coordinated books does the trick! There are certain books meant to be read but not displayed since the colors are a bit tacky or they don’t flow with your […]

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Netflix & Chips: Chocolate Covered Chips for Galentine’s Day
Netflix & Chips: Chocolate Covered Chips for Galentine’s Day

When I think Valentine’s Day, I think of chocolate covered strawberries and other delicious chocolate goodies.  While I love those treats, I wanted to think of a twist for Galentine’s Day. Your friends will welcome anything cheesy and a little bit silly.  So instead of chocolate covered strawberries, we came up with chocolate covered potato […]

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