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8 Simple Ways To Practice Self Love
8 Simple Ways To Practice Self Love

With it being Valentine’s Day this week, I thought I’d share something that’s been on my mind lately: Self Love. I know, I know it seems that “self care” and “self love” have been buzzwords lately, but for good reason. It’s so important to take the time to fill ourselves up so that we can […]

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Lily & Val for Mixbook Custom Photo Baby Book
Lily & Val for Mixbook Custom Photo Baby Book

Friends! If you’ve been following for a while, you probably know how much I love designing for Mixbook! Mixbook offers custom photo cards, wedding invitations, calendars, and books. I’ve purchased their products on several occasions and have had the privilege of creating designs that you can customize for yourself! See the entire Lily & Val […]

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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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