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5 Reasons Why We Should Send More Handwritten Letters
5 Reasons Why We Should Send More Handwritten Letters

Friends, we are in the midst of National Letter Writing Month and if you couldn’t already tell, we’re big fans of handwritten notes here at Lily & Val. Don’t get me wrong, I love technology and the ease at which we can keep in touch and communicate with loved ones (and acquaintances we’ve never met) […]

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Lily & Val Loves #4- Desk & Snail Mail Supplies
Lily & Val Loves #4- Desk & Snail Mail Supplies

As you know, it’s National Letter Writing Month and around L&V that is an exciting time. We love snail mail and all things paper! We wanted to share some of our favorite writing and desk products that will encourage you to send a few notes and pretty up your writing space. These June&December pencils are […]

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Lily & Val Loves #3- Here Comes the Sun Yellows and Golds
Lily & Val Loves #3- Here Comes the Sun Yellows and Golds

For this edition of Lily & Val Loves, we are collecting some of our favorite yellow and gold items in honor of all the sunshine we anticipate now that spring is on its way. From dainty necklaces to beautiful handmade items, these selections are great examples of mixing textures and materials with a sunny disposition. […]

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Happy Birthday, Mister Rogers – FREE Download
Happy Birthday, Mister Rogers – FREE Download

Friends, I have an embarrassing confession to make… Like so many, I grew up with Mister Rogers in my home on a daily basis. Also, being from Pittsburgh, he’s one of our proudest hometown heroes and a beloved icon. So naturally, I was ecstatic to hear the news about a movie being made and Tom Hanks […]

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Lily and Val Loves #2- Favorite Green Goodness
Lily and Val Loves #2- Favorite Green Goodness

In honor of St. Patrick’s day and all of the spring newness we anticipate, we are featuring some of our favorite green products. Green is a versatile color. There are so many shades to play with, but they don’t all play nicely together. Everyone has there favorite shade of green and there are great products […]

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Lily & Val Loves #1- Spring Home Refresh
Lily & Val Loves #1- Spring Home Refresh

So, call me delusional, but once Valentine’s day is over… It’s time for SPRING! If your reading this in a location that is moderately warm and sunny, bless you…but those of us who are still slinking through winter need a little cheering up on the inside. My favorite way to get ready for warmer weather […]

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Bringing Back The Art of Snail Mail: Thoughts on Handwritten and Typewritten Notes
Bringing Back The Art of Snail Mail: Thoughts on Handwritten and Typewritten Notes

“2018: a return to naturalism. Let’s Correspond. Real paper. Real ink.” – John Mayer The other day, John Mayer posted this and it instantly inspired me. His sentiment about 2018 being a return to naturalism is something I feel so deeply about and it’s rooted in the philosophy of what we do at Lily & […]

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Keepsake Kitchen Diary Crafting Inspiration
Keepsake Kitchen Diary Crafting Inspiration

With so many new people becoming Keepsake Kitchen Diary owners over the holidays, I wanted to share some crafting inspiration from the Lily & Val team! This fun spread for Spaghetti Sauce is filled with so many cute details and creativity! Scrapbooking and planner supplies will help you add some embellished flair to the pages. […]

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January Happy Mail Idea- Cozy Winter Vibes
January Happy Mail Idea- Cozy Winter Vibes

Friends, I hope your 2018 is off to an amazing start! I think this is the perfect time of year to try something creative. Yes, because of the new year, but mostly because it’s FREEZING outside and I’d rather be cozied up inside with a new project! This happy mail idea centers around giving your loved […]

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Russian Tea Cookie Recipe Crafted In The Keepsake Kitchen Diary
Russian Tea Cookie Recipe Crafted In The Keepsake Kitchen Diary

Russian Tea Cookies are also something you will find on every wedding cookie table, and if you are from the Pittsburgh Area or Ohio Valley you know how fantastic these cookie tables can be! Cookie tables at weddings are one of my favorite traditions because, like at the Holidays, you get sample all kinds of […]

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