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The 8 Biggest Bedding Mistakes You're Making (And How To Solve Them)

A comfortable bed is a clean bed! Check out The Company Store's tips and tricks for making sure your bed stays in top shape.<p><i>Miki Duisterhof</i><p><b>Not Storing Your Comforter Properly.</b><p><b>1.</b> Using a cotton bag for your duvet is ideal. Down feathers in particular need airflow during storage; so do not store them …

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5 Eyeliner Tricks For Perfect Look

Eyeliner is a huge trend this coming season but as with almost all makeup products it’s not that easy to apply. There are certain nuances and tricks …

Makeup

5 Concealer Tricks You Need To Know

Concealer can be your best friend or your worst enemy depending on how you wear it. If your application skills aren’t pro-like, it’s time to learn a …

5 Eyebrow Fixes You Need To Know

Eyebrows are so underestimated sometimes. Serving as frames not only to your eyes but the entire face eyebrows must be paid a lot more attention. …

Makeup

5 Powder Tips For Flawless Complexion

Powder is another great tool beside foundation and concealer for achieving a flawless complexion. If you prefer matte makeup and need only light …

Makeup

5 Tips On Using Primer

Primers have become must-haves for flawless everyday makeup. There are clear primers as well as tinted ones that help reduce any unwanted colors in …

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How To Wear Blue Eyeshadow In 2014

We’ve heard time and time again that blue eyeshadow is a thing of past, a faux pas, a relic we should forget ever existed. But the brands keep adding …

Makeup

28 DIY Vases Sprouting Up as Our Faves

With spring in sight (we swear it’s coming!), it’s time to start thinking about flowers and how you are going to display those fragrant beauties once they start blooming. Get ready to daydream about warm weather: We’ve got 28 gorgeous DIY vases to display some blooms.<p><b>1. Frosted Vase</b>: Oh la la, do …

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DIY Car Upholstery Cleaner - Kalyn Brooke

Shares 109.6K<p>This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full disclosure policy here.<p>Can you believe Summer is just about over? Pretty soon it …

Instagram Pillows

Hey all! I had the opportunity to create a project for MyHome Magazine and I'm so excited to share it with you guys! I made Instagram Pillows out of …

How To Update Old Brass Doorknobs With Spray Paint

Ever since we first moved in to our 1970's fixer upper, I've wanted to replace the outdated brass doorknobs that graced every single door in the …

Our Fave Beauty Reads of 2014 (So Far!)

It’s April, which means it’s just about time to start lining up some good summer reads. And, of course, there’s nothing we recommend more than …

9 Super-Chic, Walk-In Closets

Modern closets with punchy hues, plush seating, and beaded chandeliers.<p>Take a cue from these glamorous, modern closet designs and paint your walls with a punchy hue, add a plush chair, or a hang a beaded chandelier.

Pro Tips for Making Lipstick Last and Last

You know when you’re out in public, feeling put-together because you’re fully done up and rocking a seriously bold lip? That bright color is really …

Makeup

Band or DJ? What Wedding Music to Pick and Why

Aside from choosing your wedding venue and selecting stylish decor, picking the right music for your wedding completely sets the tone for your reception. Are you and your hubby-to-be party animals? You'll want a DJ to bust out his or her best jams and keep every up out of their seats. Looking to …

The Dos and Don'ts of Ordering Flowers for Your Wedding Reception

Whether it's your table's centerpiece or your escort card table arrangement, the flowers you choose for your wedding reception help set the tone for the whole evening. But with so many buds out there, in so many colors and sizes, it's hard to navigate all the arrangements you need to finish off …

Wedding Style Icon: 9 Totally Timeless Wedding Ideas Inspired by Alexis Bledel

I don't think we'll ever see Alexis Bledel rock Cruella De Vil hair or a foam-shooting bra—and that's a good thing. It's refreshing to see a young star showcase chic, timeless style, instead of, you know, nipple pasties. And I think it's safe to assume that with Alexis swaps vows with Vincent …

Everything You Need to Know About Sending Save-the-Dates

Do you have to send save-the-dates? Nope. But we recommend you do for a few reasons: 1) Your friends and family will appreciate the heads-up. 2) You're more likely to have first dibs on guests who know other brides getting married on the same day. 3) They're a great way to get everyone excited …

Who Should Be a Bridesmaid? Use This Handy Point System to Help You Pick Your Bridal Party

If you just got engaged, then you're probably still staring at your engagement ring and spreading the good news. But once the first flurries of engagement excitement die down, the next thing that will inevitably come to mind is who should be your bridesmaids? Whether you were in a large sorority or …

3 Easy Ways to Personalize Your First Dance at Your Wedding

Quite possibly the best opportunity to show off your personality as a couple is with a killer first dance. But with so many other decisions at hand—floral arrangements, what type of meal you'll serve, heck, even picking out your escort cards—finding the right song and the right moves can make …

You're Engaged! Now What? Review These 6 DOs and DON'Ts to Avoid Major Wedding Mistakes

"I love you, now move. You're getting in the way of my engagement selfie."<p><b>1. DO: Call your parents.</b><p>You're probably tempted to post a <i>harmless</i> little "I said YES!" ring shot, but your families will be bummed if they hear about your engagement via Facebook—or worse, from a neighbor who spotted the …

The 5 Wedding Details Men Care About Most

While it varies from couple to couple, it might sometimes seem as if your fiance is less than interested in the details of wedding planning. And you may take his general lack of opinion and occasional eye-roll as "you handle it, I'll just stay here and watch football." But as uninterested as he …

4 Things That Suck About Wedding Planning and How to Deal With Them

Stressed out by wedding planning? Kiss a puppy!<p>If you've been dreaming about a getting engaged, when you finally get a ring and get down to the business of planning a wedding, you'll probably be surprised by how much of the wedding planning process kinda sucks. Sorry. To the rescue? Me, with four …

3 Expert Tips on Selling Your Clothes Online

If you're a practitioner of reselling your clothes—a good way to clear out some space in your wardrobe and make a few extra bucks—you might already be familiar with San Francisco-based thredUP. The online women's and children's resale site is a destination to shop women's and children's clothing …

Easy Fixes for Common Beauty Blunders

Beauty bloopers happen. You know what we mean—one minute, you’re merrily applying your makeup, humming (or belting) along to the <i>Frozen</i> soundtrack, …

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How to Master Barely-There Makeup for Active Days

Even if we don’t want to admit it, most of us find ourselves in an active situation where we want to wear a little makeup. Maybe you’re going on a …

Makeup

5 Ways to Pamper Your Pits

How often do you think about taking care of the skin under your arms? For most of us, that area is an afterthought in the shower: wash, shave, done. …

Skin Care

6 Habits That May Be Hurting, Rather Than Helping, Your Skin

Want to look like Jennifer Aniston when you’re 40? Yeah, us too. Taking care of your skin can get complicated when there’s a never-ending supply of …

Skin Care

See How Altering the Shape of Your Brows Can Change Your Whole Face

“To me, the eyebrows are the most important part of the face,” Kevyn Aucoin once wrote. Anyone who’s tried even the smallest amount of plucking or …