Amy Vansickle

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The Best Halloween Decorations of 2016

(Image credit: Crate & Barrel)<p>Halloween is just three weeks away ::insert excited cheers :, which means it's time to string up your zombie-eyed crow …

Decorations

Turn Your Home into a (More Chic than Eeek!) Haunted House

(Image credit: Country Living)<p>If your Halloween style is more sophisticated spooks than guts and gore, prepare to be charmed. Not only are these …

Decorations

Arduino Hack Transforms IKEA Clock Into Traffic Monitor (video)

If your commute to work or home can sometimes be congested with traffic, you may be interested in a new do you know hack which has been published by …

'Boo' it yourself: 13 dollar-store tips for Halloween decorating

You don’t need hocus-pocus or magic spells to give your home a haunted-house makeover. With just a few items from the dollar store, you can “boo” it yourself. Here are some decorations that will help you create easy, one-of-a-kind Halloween look that will wow every witch, ghost and goblin.<p>Giant …

Decorations

19 Spooky Halloween Decor Ideas Found on Instagram

If you’re looking for some inspo for your Halloween costume or creepy yard decor, scrolling through Instagram is always a safe bet. To get you all prepped and ready for your favorite hair-raising holiday, we’ve rounded up our top Halloween decor picks from Instagram. Fend off boring old walls with …

Decorations

How Kourtney Kardashian Decorates for Halloween

Get a look at the reality star's impeccable pumpkin patch<p>As Halloween draws closer by the minute, you may be scrambling to create spooky and seasonal decor. Whether you're hosting a lively party or expecting a gaggle of trick-or-treaters, whimsical pieces will set the mood both indoors and out. One …

Which Household Items Are People Totally Using The Wrong Way?

We know you've got some handy household hacks up your sleeve.

The 5 Best Ikea Bed Hacks You Have to Try Now

Selecting the perfect bed for your room can be so much fun, but as time goes by, you might start to grow a little bit bored with styles that you used to love. You might find yourself itching for a completely new look to help put a little bit of spring back in your step. But why shell out a ton of …

How to Decorate with Color and Pattern in a Small Space

Design team Cloth & Kind share their sophisticated print-on-print sensibility in a delicately balanced alcove that is anything but forgettable<p>For design duo Cloth & Kind, pattern mixing has become second nature. But while most people associate the sensibility with large, sprawling spaces, where it …

23 Deeply Calming Items Every Anxious Person Needs

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The Biggest Bridal Trends of Fall 2017

Wedding bells ringing? Even for those not trekking down the aisle any time in the foreseeable future, the Bridal Fall 2017 collections brought with them plenty of confectionary numbers to set hearts aflutter. Beyond all the de rigueur ivory, cream, eggshell, and bone, though, there were a handful …

Meet the Wedding Dress Collection That’s About to Be ALL Over Pinterest

As spring fashion week come to a close, bridal fashion week almost immediately popped up in its place. The fall 2017 looks are just a dreamy as ever and probably going to result in a few new additions to that secret wedding pinboard that you don’t have (but totally have). It’s cool, we won’t tell. …

Weddings

30 Super-Cozy Items You Can Still Wear In Public

Think about the most comfortable items you own — your perfectly worn-in college sweatshirt that you refuse to get rid of, the sweatpants from your ex …

Clothing

We tried on white t-shirts from 5 popular stores and the winner was clear

We all need a go-to white t-shirt.<p>In our dream world, all white tees would be soft and comfortable, priced right, neither tight nor baggy, and opaque enough to be worn on their own.<p>But does that fantasy shirt really exist? We wanted to find out.<p>So we picked up standard tees from a range of bargain …

Clothing

8 Trends That Are SO Worth Taking Note Of After This Season’s Bridal Fashion Week

It’s official. Another Bridal Fashion Week has come and gone… And while we’re a bit bummed that our calendars are no longer penciled in with presentations, runway shows, and pop ups, we’re so stoked to report on some of the looks that literally had our jaws dropping this season.<p>From statuesque, …

21 Dainty Jewelry Options For Foul-Mouthed Ladies

For ladies who truly love to curse, it isn’t just a habit; it’s a lifestyle. For you, there’s nothing better than the feeling of a well-deserved F-bomb rolling off your tongue. And though others may judge you for your sailor mouth, you know the truth: They’re just jealous of your impressive …

Jewelry

15 Birthstone Engagement Rings That Make You Forget About Diamonds

Contrary to popular belief, not all brides are donning diamonds when it’s time to say “I do.” From engaging emeralds to stunning sapphires, the options are endless for fashion-forward engagement ring style. One of our favorite alternatives to the traditional diamond sparkler is the unique look of …

Jewelry

The Best Wedding Dresses for Fall 2017 According to Fashion Director Elle Strauss

BRIDES Fashion Director Elle Strauss gave <i>Fashionista</i> a little glimpse into her favorite wedding dresses from the most Bridal Runways. Here, her 11 picks from the season as told to <i>Fashionista</i>.<p>Fall 2017 bridal coverage wouldn't be complete without a top list of the best dresses, right? But …

Weddings

29 Cheap Beauty Products That Will Get You All The Compliments

Some argue that the best part of fall is Fashion Week street style, planning your Halloween costume, or all things pumpkin spice. But let's get real: …

These Are the Perfect Shoes to Wear With Your Fall Denim

Fall is synonymous with chic, cozy sweaters, afternoons at the orchard and a slew of new swoon-inducing denim and shoe trends. We’re so down. With so many show-stopping options holdin’ it down in your closet (and your shopping cart), it’s only a matter of time before a severe case of indecision …

Clothing

Let the Fittings Begin! Our Favorite Looks From Bridal Fashion Week

The Bridal Fall 2017 shows have just come to a close, offering a number of looks inspired by the ready-to-wear runways and Hollywood’s A-list alike. In continuing with last season’s turn toward the increasingly transparent, layers upon layers of sheer chiffon dominated the collections, leaving a …

These PSL Sneakers Are So Basic It's Actually Amazing

Whereas it was once enough to invest in a few candles and cable knits to prepare for fall, we now have everything from cuticle oil to highlighters to hair colors in the shade of pumpkin spice. So, why would we stop at our feet, or for that matter, our sneakers? That's right, PSL sneakers are here. …

Shoes

11 DIY Halloween Hairstyles for You and Your Kiddos

Not to brag, but we know how to nail Halloween costumes around these parts. Want to know our big secret to making our costumes go from good to great? HAIR. Every costume that we create — for ourselves *and* our little ones — is topped with an adventurous and totally in-character hairstyle to kick …

Hairstyling

30 of the best adult Halloween costumes for 2016

October 31st is fast approaching and, with it, the looming spectre of the Halloween party.<p>Deciding what fancy dress outfit to wear is no easy task. Is it necessary to go for something spooky and/or ghoulish, or has the more American anything-goes ethos started making headway on this side of the …

5 Magical Accessories to Give You Hocus-Pocus Vibes

There’s no question that a magnificent piece of jewelry can give its wearer a sense of magic, but recently designers are going a step further to enchant buyers with their baubles.<p>Blame it on the popularity of <i>Penny Dreadful</i> or tip your hat to Jessica Lange in <i>American Horror Story: Coven</i>, but fashion …

Jewelry

You'll Either Love Or Hate This New Wedding Cake Trend

Forget the election—this is the real issue dividing the nation.<p>There have been a fair share of wedding cake trends over the years. From stunning geode cakes to controversial naked cakes, there seems to be something new happening in the world of wedding cakes every time you turn around. So what’s …

Hollywood Flashback: Kim Kardashian Was Paris Hilton's Assistant During Hollywood's "Bling Ring" Robberies

Beginning in 2008, the burglars infamously stole $3 million worth of designer clothes, jewelry and handbags from the homes of Orlando Bloom, Lindsay …

Celebrity News

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Didn't Cast a Single Model of Color for Their Latest Fashion Show

But runways are getting more diverse overall.<p>The Fashion Spot’s biannual diversity report is out and overall, the website’s analysis of 299 shows and 8,832 model appearances in the spring 2017 season suggests that entreaties to cast more models of color have led to positive change in fashion.<p>But …

The 6 New Wedding Dress Trends We Didn’t See Coming

You generally know what you’re going to get at Bridal Fashion Week: There's a lot of lace, miles of tulle, and endless ivory. These <b>are</b> wedding dresses, after all. But as with...

Weddings