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September Happy Mail Idea – Pumpkin Spice Lattes
September Happy Mail Idea – Pumpkin Spice Lattes

The September Happy Mail Idea has turned into a bit of a tradition here at L&V over the past two years and we just HAD to continue it. To us, Pumpkin Spice Season is the best season and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with a PSL theme! There’s something special […]

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Pumpkin Everything- A Round Up Of Favorite L&V Pumpkin Designs
Pumpkin Everything- A Round Up Of Favorite L&V Pumpkin Designs

At Lily & Val, we love EVERYTHING pumpkin (big surprise, I know!) So, I thought it would be fun to do a little round-up of favorite L&V pumpkin designs throughout the years! Each one of these designs will always hold a special place in my heart! Kicking things off, this Pumpkin Everything chalk art design […]

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Best-Ever Roasted Chicken – Keepsake Kitchen Diary Recipe
Best-Ever Roasted Chicken – Keepsake Kitchen Diary Recipe

Hello everyone! Those who know me know that I prefer to be inventive in the kitchen. I get bored with recipes easily. However, there are some times you must rely on the experts. I have been a vegetarian since I was 9 (a weird kid, I know) and just don’t like meat personally. What I […]

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August Happy Mail Idea – Cards & Cake
August Happy Mail Idea – Cards & Cake

Happy August, friends! For this month’s Happy Mail Idea, we could use really any excuse to celebrate! So, we decided to create the perfect gift pairing with our “Celebrate Cake” card and our brand new chalk art recipe cards! One idea we had was to take apart the recipe card pack and fill out a […]

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Lily & Val for Plaid Stencils Are Here And Available at Michaels!
Lily & Val for Plaid Stencils Are Here And Available at Michaels!

Friends, I’m so excited to announce this news I could burst! Hand lettered stencils have been a few years in the making and Lily & Val for Plaid stencils are HERE and available at Michaels! When Plaid and FolkArt first contacted me about the possibility of stencils, I was overjoyed because this has been one of my […]

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7 Ways to Use Lily & Val Recipe Cards
7 Ways to Use Lily & Val Recipe Cards

This just in: new kitchen-themed lovelies from Lily & Val! A slew of recipe cards, tote bags, and new prints hit the shelves and we are beyond pumped to share them all with you. You can read more about the heart behind the collection here. With that and the idea in mind that great recipes […]

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Embracing Imperfection In My Keepsake Kitchen Diary
Embracing Imperfection In My Keepsake Kitchen Diary

On the @lilyandval Instagram, we’ve been running the Summer of Simple Pleasures Challenge! Summer always flashes by in a whirlwind so it is designed to help you slow down and take a moment to savor the simple things! Plus, you’ll be left with an Instagram feed of memories to look back on. This week’s prompt […]

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Your Summer Pool Essentials List
Your Summer Pool Essentials List

.Pittsburgh has been unseasonably warm so far this summer. And I’m a fall girl myself, so I find myself searching out water as often as possible. Luckily, summer means going to the pool! We thought you might need some inspiration for what to throw in your bag if you’re headed for water, too – so […]

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Fourth of July Place Setting Idea – Sparkler Season
Fourth of July Place Setting Idea – Sparkler Season

The Fourth of July is nearly upon us – I don’t know about you, but I am already craving a grilled hamburger and some egg salad! As my tummy rumbled, thoughts of how the table might look (and not just the food part!) began to fill my head. After a few July 4th musings, the […]

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How to Throw an 80s Movie Night This Summer
How to Throw an 80s Movie Night This Summer

There really is no better way to kick off warm weather than with the carefree vibes of the 1980s. Am I right? And when it comes to the 80s, you just can’t beat those classic movies like Pretty in Pink, The Breakfast Club and – of course – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. So we’ve come […]

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