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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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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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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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Ice Cream Social Party using The Art of Paper Crafting Book
Ice Cream Social Party using The Art of Paper Crafting Book

Summer is the perfect time to get together with friends, family and neighbors. If you are looking for a super simple party idea, try hosting a simple ice cream social. Maybe gather your favorite people and your favorite store bought flavors and toppings and put together a beautiful “make your own sundae” buffet. Of course […]

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Lily & Val Loves- Festive Picnic Supplies
Lily & Val Loves- Festive Picnic Supplies

Hopefully your summer is off to a fun start! As we approach the end of June, no doubt you have or are looking forward so some kind of picnic or cookout celebration. From grad parties and get together to the upcoming 4th of July festivities…these cute festive picnic supplies are sure to be a quick […]

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Nursery Ideas For Small Spaces
Nursery Ideas For Small Spaces

As you have probably noticed, we are all in baby mode around here. With the recent release of the Nursery Print Collection, I have been very ready to decorate our little one’s special space. Setting up a “nursery” can look different in every home. Hubby and I live in an old Pittsburgh home where we […]

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Lily & Val Loves- Nursery Decor
Lily & Val Loves- Nursery Decor

All things nursery around here lately. With so many babies on the way and our new Nursery Print Collection just releases, we have been looking at all of the beautiful baby and nursery decor items out there. We have put together a list of some of our favorite nursery decor items for every style from […]

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Lily & Val Loves- Beautiful Baby and Children’s Toys
Lily & Val Loves- Beautiful Baby and Children’s Toys

Is it any wonder that our houses look cluttered and messy once little ones come on the scene? So many supplies, and so many toys! The best way to combat this cluttered feeling is to look for toys that are beautiful enough to be left out or displayed in your home. The toys we have […]

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