The mind behind the original illustration company Lily & Val. The company is known for hand-lettered illustrations and typography. She has also published several coloring books including The Complete Book of Chalk Lettering and Chalk-Style Expressions Coloring Book.
She began creating chalkboard art, greeting cards, and other paper goods in 2012. She originally began selling her work on Etsy before opening her own online shop.
She opened her flagship Lily & Val store in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her designs have also been sold through Anthropologie.
She met her husband, Mak, while working in radio sales.
She is a successful hand-lettering artist like June Digan.