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Your 10,000 Wedding Budget: Where Should the Money Go?

Figuring out your wedding budget is the first step toward getting all that planning taken care of. After all, you’ll need to know how much you can spend before you can start working on the details! The good news is, big inspiration doesn’t have to mean a big budget. If you’re looking to spend a …

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Cute up Your Keys with a Retro Camper Perler Bead Keychain

If you’ve got an adorable old school camper, or maybe you just dream of hitting the road with one someday, embrace the adventure and delight with a super-cute retro camper Perler bead keychain!<p>With its large size and bold colors, I think this is keychain is perfect for keeping track of infrequently …

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3 No-Heat Ways to Style Wet Hair in the Summertime

Hot town, summer in the city! With summer officially under way, temperatures are climbing into the 80s, 90s and 100s, and you know what the last thing we need is? A hair dryer blowing hot air in our faces first thing in the morning. Cotton is versatile enough to use in a number of ways, whether …

What 7 Nutritionists Eat for Breakfast Each Morning

Follow their lead to get your day off to a healthy start.

7 Creative Escort Card Displays You Can Totally Handcraft

Ideas<p>Kimberly Watson ·<p>The very first impression at your wedding reception? It’s often the escort cards!<p>Not only do they set the tone for the party (and tell your hungry guests where to sit for the main meal), but they’re the perfect opportunity to personalize your soiree! Sure, anyone can print …

How to Incorporate Your Mom’s Dress in Your Wedding

You love your mom to the moon and back, but let's face it, there's no way you'd be caught dead in her outdated wedding dress on your big day (sorry, ma!). You'd like to incorporate it somehow because it really would mean a lot to you both. Other than completely altering it and wearing it on your …

How to Improve an Open Doorway

Every spot in your home has potential, and affords an opportunity to do something just a little more special. Doorways are often overlooked at home, …

8 Wedding DIYs That Totally #NailedIt on Instagram

Ideas<p>Kimberly Watson ·<p>What’s more envy-inducing than a <i>really</i> good wedding DIY on Instagram? From photo booths to place cards, we’ve found seven totally do-able (and completely inspiring) wedding craft projects you’re so gonna want to steal.<p>1. <b>The camera-ready photo booth</b>. Snag a simple window frame …

Important Things You Should Put On Your Wedding Budget from The Beginning

Many couples sit down and create a budget as soon as they get engaged and start planning their wedding. The numbers are imaginary until you have an actual guest count, but it's good to have a list of everything you expect you're going to need to pay for even if you can't fill in all the blanks. And …

The Latest Instagram Update Has a Cool Trick You Need to Know

Someone should really give Instagram a crown. It’s now bigger than Twitter, THE place for following our fave celebs, sharing life’s moments and generally just being extremely fun to use. Well, the app recently, and very quietly, rolled out a new feature that just makes the user experience even …

16 Easy Updos for All Hair Types

It’s official: The summer months are upon us, and it’s only going to get hotter. This means both your wardrobe and your makeup routine are getting an overhaul, so why not your hair too? If the humidity is out of control where you live, or you just want your hair off your neck for once, you’re not …

This Parfait Popsicle Is Your New Fave Breakfast

When the summer heat is in full force, it’s hard to imagine eating anything hot or super filling for breakfast, let alone think about turning on the stove or oven. Well, we’ve got your first meal of the day covered for the season with these perfectly portable, icy cool Breakfast Parfait Popsicles. …

12 DIYs Reese Witherspoon Should be Pinning on Her New Pinterest Account

As of late, Reese Witherspoon has rapidly become a reliable social media sharer. Whether she’s throwing out book titles left + right on Instagram, sharing her #twinning shots with her lookalike daughter or giving us immense wanderlust feels, the actress has <i>brought</i> it over the last few months. With …

13 Ways to Upgrade Your Ice Cubes

The heat is here, and it’s time to get creative with how to cool down. Ice is a no-brainer, but did you know about all the different possibilities that can be accomplished with that chilly cube? From herbs to berries to caffeinated cubes, these 13 creative ideas are perfect for busting out the …

20 Creative Things to Make Out of Paper

We like our summers packed with a few things: Warm weather, plenty of ice cream and some really great parties. Every BBQ, garden party and poolside fête requires at least a few pieces of party decor, so why not make your own? From paper ice cream printables to 3D paper stars, here are 20 paper …

Sweeten Up Your Summer BBQ With This Boozy Dessert

Did your mum ever feed you canned peaches and ice cream when you were little? If that was your favorite dessert, then you’re going to love this grown-up, slightly boozy version even more! Today we’re making juicy grilled peaches served with vanilla ice cream, topped with sticky-sweet amaretto syrup …

Slip-On Sneakers Are The Solution To A More Comfortable And Chic Work Commute

Photo credit: Getty Images<p>The commute to work can be taxing, to say the least. Whether we're driving, walking, bussing or taking the train, getting to our desks often tests our patience and our comfort.<p>One of the many ways we help ourselves with the comfort angle is wearing a pair of sneakers, …

13 Ways to Throw a Confetti-Filled Baby Shower

Do you consider yourself to be confetti obsessed? If so, you’re probably all about finding new ways to use it in <i>everything</i>. And this colorful hodgepodge of cool ways to party with confetti is here to up your baby shower game. So whether you are planning your bestie’s shower or just looking for some …

15 Popsicle Recipes That Will Make You Melt

When temperatures soar and your go-to snacks aren’t cutting it, a popsicle can always save the day (or pool party). They’re easy to make and only require a few ingredients, so you can spend less time in a hot kitchen and more time playing in the sun. Whip them up in the morning and they’ll be ready …

You’ve Gotta Make This Adorable Bridesmaid Gift!

It’s that time of year when couples in love are saying “I do,” which means it’s time for soon-to-be-brides to think about special ways to show their bridesmaids some love. Rather than buying them a gift, in true Brit + Co fashion, we’ve got an adorable project you can make for your gal pals. Today …

12 Bento Box Lunch Ideas to Get You Through the Week

Packing a well-balanced lunch — whether it’s for you or for your mini me — is crucial for setting healthy habits. And while trying to come up with something different to bring every day can be challenging, a Bento-style lunch box takes all the thought out of it. Fill the largest compartments with …

10 Beauty Videos That Will Make You Love Ingrid Nilsen Even More

We’re totally #TeamIngridNilsen right now. In case you missed it, the YouTube vlogger almost broke the Internet last week when she courageously came out in a video that is sure to leave you watery eyed. From makeup tutorials to organization tips, Ingrid’s channel is full of valuable information for …

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What to Put in Your Wedding Day-of Emergency Kit

Whether you’re a bridesmaid, the mother of the bride, or the bride herself, knowing there is a worst-case-scenario kit handy on the big day is a huge relief. If you’re putting together an emergency kit for a wedding, here are the easy-to-forget necessities you’ll definitely want to collect ahead of …

9 Pretty Things You Can Make Yourself

We know, we know: you're never going to DIY that cut-out frosted mirror that's been on your Pinterest board for the past year-and-a-half. But we promise you can (and should) try your hand at any of these truly easy crafts, all perfect for a lazy summer afternoon.<p><b>Make Your Own Greeting Cards</b> <b>How to</b> …

10 Ways to Fool Wedding Guests Into Thinking You Thought Of Everything

Instead of impressing guests with a 10-foot wedding cake, many of the most put-together brides show their planning prowess with simple preparations. Try these easy, affordable, and effective ideas on for size.<p>1. Swing by the Dollar Store and pick up an individual pack of crayons and a coloring book …

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How to Save Some Serious Money on Your Wedding Dessert

How-to<p>Kimberly Watson ·<p>Cake has long been a wedding reception staple, but with many guests opting to continue the dance party instead of sitting down for a slice and more and more couples choosing to skip cake-cutting all together, is it worth working that three-tiered beauty into your budget? …