Valentines for Your Valentine

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We love basically any excuse to give cards, and Valentine’s Day is the ultimate day to give cards to people you care about. Luckily, the internet was made for card-givers. There are so many beautiful cards to choose from by designers and artists, that we almost wish Valentine’s Day wasn’t just one day of the year. The clever cards below are some of our favorites.
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Artist Spotlight: Paula Kovarik

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Looking for a textile artist to inspire your DIYs this weekend? Enter Paula Kovarik, an artist who uses her knack for design to create incredible quilts. The quilts feature intricate and organic designs with influences from science, history, and anything else that happens to inspire Kovarik. Once in the world of corporate communications, now she spends her time creating beautiful works of art that have garnered awards and national attention!roundandrounditgoes_paulakovarik.2012

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Lovely Library Inspiration

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Everyone loves a good adventure, but right now most of us would rather escape the cold weather than go exploring outside. Not to mention our homes are looking particularly inviting during this chilly season, especially since some of the best adventures can be had in the coziest nook of the home with a book! The libraries below will have you ready for a weekend indoors curled up with your favorite books.
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SAG Awards 2015 Fashion Recap

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The stars shone at this year’s SAG awards. With awards season in full swing, it’s hard to focus on anything but the beautiful gowns that all of these talented celebs were donning. camila-alves-sag-awards-red-carpet-2015Camila Alves looked like royalty in a deep purple dress.

emmy-rossum-sag-awards-red-carpet-2015Emmy Rossum kept it light and airy with a pewter dress and lace skirt.

Julianne-Moore-sag-awards-red-carpet-2015Julianne Moore stunned in this emerald dress that had just the right amount of embellishment.

Keira-Knightley-sag-awards-red-carpet-2015Mommy-to-be, Keira Knightley kept it loose and feminine in an aubergine dress with mesh paneling.

 

gretchen-mol-sag-awards-red-carpet-2015Gretchen Mol kept it classic with an airy light grey number embellished in a sea of beads.

 

Emergency Snow Day Activities

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The East is about to be hit with a blizzard of epic proportions! For many this means school cancellations and work closings. And if you’re lucky enough to have a snow day, but don’t know what to do with your glorious day off, here are a few of our suggestions.

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10-shadowpuppetsIf your electricity kicks out, the fun is just beginning! Let the shadows do the talking with a shadow puppet theater!

b1beed8ce44637a116f1115227e7360a (1)Craft the perfect hot chocolate. With an entire day to spend however you want, and the snow beating at your windows and door, fight away the freeze by creating the perfect hot chocolate.

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Mirror Mirror Inspiration

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Maybe if the Evil Queen from Snow White cared a little more about decor, and less about dominating the land as the fairest one of all, she wouldn’t have taken that beautiful mirror for granted! Mirrors add interest to any room, and can help your space feel lighter and brighter. Check out these inspiring mirrors and let us know which of the picks below gets your vote for fairest in the land!
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Closet Envy Inspiration

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It’s still January, which means that we’re still going strong on the resolutions that we made a few weeks before! Clear out your mind by clearing out your clutter this weekend. Need a gentle push? This is all the inspiration you need to organize your closet, and make it worthy of a lifestyle blog!
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Winter Dress Inspiration

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It’s frigid out, but that doesn’t mean that your style goes into hibernation. There are still ways to rock that dress or skirt, it just takes a little extra layering! Before you pack away your favorite pieces, take a look at these styles that will help you look cool while staying toasty. Just add sweaters, tights, socks and a wool jacket; and kiss frostbite goodbye!f8c3e801b4ebc490a05cfb864c852416

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Berlin Fashion Week Street Style

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Paris, Milan and New York aren’t the only spots to check out the hottest fashions for the upcoming season! Berlin Fashion Week is going strong, and dare we say that these street-style looks are going even stronger?
04-berlin-fashion-week-fall-2015-street-style-04A little bit of home away from home, these NYC socks paired with fresh white sneakers are a fun way to show off your feet!

04-berlin-fashion-week-fall-2015-street-style-10No fashionista is completely dressed unless they have their trusty phone! How else are you going to get those Instagram-worthy snaps?

05-berlin-fashion-week-fall-2015-street-style-04Our love of furry jackets knows no bounds this season, so we obviously adore this.

 

04-berlin-fashion-week-fall-2015-street-style-11Let’s look past the coziest-looking sweater and quilted Chanel bag for a few seconds, and put some serious attention on that pompom!

 

05-berlin-fashion-week-fall-2015-street-style-01Sportswear is in, in a big way. Rocking that sports bra outside of the gym is totally in style, and honestly, it makes getting dressed in the morning so much easier!