Karen Holst

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Incredibly Cute Gift Wrapping Ideas That'll Make You Want To Wrap Presents

Because you have mere DAYS to get this done.<p>With Christmas around the corner, it's time to buckle down and finally finish wrapping those presents. By now you're probably in one of two situations: You're down to your last few gifts, but are completely out of wrapping paper or you haven't even begun …

Christmas 2015: Gift ideas for photographers

As camera manufacturers keep innovating with plenty of new features, there’s never a shortage of gift ideas for the camera enthusiast on your list. There are many options: DSLRs, or mirrorless or compact cameras, not to mention how the quality keeps improving. It could be just a simple gadget that …


George- and Charlotte-Inspired Kids’ Gifts Fit for Royalty

As the holiday shopping season gets into full swing, gifts for the little ones are the most fun to shop for on the list. Inspired by Prince George and Princess Charlotte, we at Vanity Fair have handpicked some of the sweetest presents for the most precious prince and princess in your life.

DIY Gifts You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

Show of hands — how many of you have <b>tons</b> of free time? We see no hands! And you know what? We’re not surprised. As the end of the year approaches, many of us dive deep into the world of holiday parties, home decorating, baking and gift-buying, and we barely come up for air before the clock strikes …

15 DIY Gifts to Make for Your Style-Obsessed Friends

Raise your hand if you feel like May was just yesterday and you are constantly pondering where in the world 2015 has gone! We get it — we are too. This year has flown by, but mainly because it was filled with so many great moments. We started 2015 off with #31daysofDIY, then worked our way into a …

Epic Wrap Battles, Round 1: We Have a Winner (& 2 DIYs!)

All December, our employees are going head to head in battles for present-packing prowess! This week, Head of Writing & Social, Natalie, went up against Creative Director, Joe in a dazzling DIY competition. Now, the community has spoken, and the winner of our first round is…<p>Natalie!<p>How did this …

Win Bestie of the Season With This DIY Gift

We love our besties. And I’m not talking about a mild love — I’m talking about a borderline obsession (wait, is this just me?). So naturally, while dreaming up gifts to craft this holiday season, I was determined to craft a project that celebrates friendship. These cute jingle bell door hangings …

3 Clever Ways To Turn Wine Corks Into Awesome Gifts

Some wine drinkers diligently toss wine corks in the trash immediately after finishing a bottle, but others take a different approach: They save the corks due to either compulsion ("I know I'll need this someday...") or sentiment ("It's our first toast in our new home!" or "It's Tuesday!"). If …

14 Best Pet Gifts – Holiday and Christmas 2015

32 Vegan Recipes That Are Perfect For Thanksgiving

"Oh, I'd love a boiled potato and some plain green beans for Thanksgiving dinner." Said no vegan, ever. Don't be that host.

3 Fall Fashion Trends, 3 Different Ways: How to Style Plaid, Floral Prints, and Leather

The Style Has Spoken: See the Top Trends

See the prevailing looks captured by Diego Zuko.<p>Like a well-preserved eco-system, the world of fashion can work like a machine. See a stellar trend on the runway one season and watch it come to life outside the shows the next. See which catwalk styles were embraced by the finest on the street and …

Street Style

Best in Bridal: Fall 2014

See the top looks from each collection<p>From short and white to flowing and pink, brides have more options than ever. See the top 5 gowns from each of the most in-demand bridal designers this season.


Tired? You Might Just Be Permanently, Genetically Jet-Lagged

Ever wonder why it's so darn hard to get yourself up and out of bed in the morning? Well, according to an article in the latest issue of the <i>New York</i> …