Inspiration Archive

Crustless Quiche Recipe Crafted in The Keepsake Kitchen Diary
Crustless Quiche Recipe Crafted in The Keepsake Kitchen Diary

Hello There! If you just got your Keepsake Kitchen Diary, just gave one as a gift, or are an old pro at filling yours with delicious memories… you are going to want to check out this Kitchen Diary Crafting inspiration! For this Crustless Quiche Recipe I wanted to craft a page that reminded me of […]

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Lily & Val Loves #6- Ideas for Great MOM Gifts!
Lily & Val Loves #6- Ideas for Great MOM Gifts!

It’s that time of year again! It’s time to celebrate the women who birth us, feed us, cuddle us, support us, guide us, discipline us, cheer for us, teach us, love us and make us laugh….It’s time to celebrate MOMS! Mother’s day is such an amazing time because we take a moment to appreciate our […]

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Envelope Addressing and Decorating Inspiration Using Tombow Dual Brush Pens Part 2
Envelope Addressing and Decorating Inspiration Using Tombow Dual Brush Pens Part 2

Friends, we are coming up on the last week of National Letter Writing Month and still so many ideas to share with you! Decorating envelopes is especially one of our favorite things about letter writing so I wanted to share even more envelope addressing and decorating inspiration using Tombow dual brush pens and their mono drawing […]

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Lily & Val Loves #5- Our Favorite Envelope Style Products
Lily & Val Loves #5- Our Favorite Envelope Style Products

All this talk of snail mail has us thinking ENVELOPES! Why are envelopes so inexplicably cute and well designed? Maybe it’s because they are a familiar shape that we associate with special new or event invites. Or maybe it’s just because they have great lines. Either way, there are so many great “envelope style” products […]

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Envelope Addressing and Decorating Inspiration Using Tombow Dual Brush Pens & Mono Drawing Pen
Envelope Addressing and Decorating Inspiration Using Tombow Dual Brush Pens & Mono Drawing Pen

This week Lily & Val Snail Mail Surprise Boxes went on sale and sold out in just an hour! Ahh! We are so blown away by this and thrilled that you are loving them as much as we love putting them together for you! For this particular box, I was excited to partner with my […]

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My Antique Letter Writing Desk & Tips For Setting Up Your Own Letter Writing Station
My Antique Letter Writing Desk & Tips For Setting Up Your Own Letter Writing Station

At the time we were starting our brick and mortar store, I had this dream of an antique letter writing desk fixture filled with all types of washi tapes, pens, stickers, and stamps – all my favorite supplies! These supplies could be used on Lily & Val cards to address and decorate the envelope right there in […]

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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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