Inspiration Archive

Holiday Recipe Tin Gift Idea
Holiday Recipe Tin Gift Idea

We are so excited that our brand new Lily & Val Recipe Tins are here for holiday gifting! If you want to give someone an extra special surprise this year consider making a lovely little gift set with some thoughtful items inside your recipe tin. Our recipe tins are made large enough that you can […]

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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

I just LOVE this time of year! I love the anticipation of Thanksgiving and the official kick-off holiday season. I love the shopping, decorations, excuse to drink lots of hot cocoa, and traditions. I also love that every Saturday after Thanksgiving has become known to us all as Small Business Saturday. This day is something […]

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Lily & Val Loves- Beautiful Pumpkin Items
Lily & Val Loves- Beautiful Pumpkin Items

In honor of our love of Fall and all things pumpkin, we have brought together some beautiful handmade pumpkin items to add a little “pumpkin spice” to your everyday life. This dainty little Pumpkin Necklace is so lovely. Since it comes in rose gold, gold, and silver there is a perfect option for everyone. Adding a little […]

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Lily & Val Loves: Fall Candles
Lily & Val Loves: Fall Candles

The best part of cooler weather….burning candles! It’s just the best way to warm up your home visually and emotionally! So, we thought we would round up our favorite candles of the season! Of course our number 1 fall candle pick this season would have to be from Rockaway Candle Co. (You may recognize this […]

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Lily & Val Loves: Shop Our Fall Photo Shoot
Lily & Val Loves: Shop Our Fall Photo Shoot

So many of you have asked about some of the decor spotted in our fall photo shoot! I’m so happy to share with you some of my favorite items from the shoot and where you can purchase them too! Lot’s of you asked about these beautiful skeleton leaves. Check out all the colors! These amber […]

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How to Jazz Up a Starbucks Gift Card For a Pumpkin Spice Latte Lover
How to Jazz Up a Starbucks Gift Card For a Pumpkin Spice Latte Lover

It’s that magical time of year – Pumpkin Spice Season! But let’s be honest, nothing is quite as iconic as the Pumpkin Spice Latte. It has become quite a tradition at L&V to celebrate the day the infamous PSL becomes available at Starbucks. This year, we wanted to commemorate the day with cute ideas for […]

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Lily & Val Loves – Cutest School Supplies
Lily & Val Loves – Cutest School Supplies

It’s time for everyone to go back to school! It seems like every Target is overrun with families frantically picking up all of the things the kids need to make this new year a great one. In all of the hustle and bustle, it’s tough to find truly thoughtful items, made by hand with love. […]

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Lily & Val Loves- Dorm Life Essentials
Lily & Val Loves- Dorm Life Essentials

It’s time for all of our college friends to head back to school! We have collected some of our favorite items for a good home refresh…but more importantly, these are all the essentials to set up a modern and cozy dorm room that will be the envy of all your friends. An added bonus is […]

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Lily & Val Loves- Favorite Items to Welcome Guests
Lily & Val Loves- Favorite Items to Welcome Guests

If you are lucky enough to have a designated guest bedroom, you probably have struggled with making it a cohesive and beautiful place. So much of the time these extra spaces are an afterthought, and if you don’t have frequent visitors, the room has most likely become a catch all for many things. It’s time […]

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10 Ways To Celebrate National Simplicity Day
10 Ways To Celebrate National Simplicity Day

It seems that every day there is a different national or international holiday. Some don’t appeal to me as much (International Talk Like A Pirate Day?!) as others (National Donut Day), but I still think they are fun! Today, however, really struck me. June 12th is National Simplicity Day. The holiday is observed on this […]

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