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My Two Cents: Home Decorating On A Budget

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As we flip through glossy decorating magazines and click away at online shopping sites, we begin to cry. Why are these apartments so beautiful, and why aren’t ours just as perfect? Well, dry your tears, channel your inner interior designer, and listen up. Your wallet might be empty, but that doesn’t mean your living room has to be. You can decorate cheaply without it looking cheap! Find 10 creative ideas for inexpensive home decorating, after the jump. Keep reading »

10 Things To Do Alone That Make You Feel Great

Sometimes you don’t even need a group of friends to have a good time. So, put your cell phone away, shut down your laptop, and start doing things for you! In honor of Love Yourself Week, we compiled a list of awesome things you can do by yourself. Here are the 10 best ones! Keep reading »

We All Deserve Something Beautiful

We can’t wait to see “Eat Pray Love” tonight, but in the meantime, Dogeared is keeping us occupied. The jewelry company has a line of delicate trinkets and jewels in honor of the film. We’re particularly taken with this purple macrame bracelet. The bright purple color mixes up standard metal chain bracelets. Wear it alone, with your watch, or with a bunch of bangle bracelets. We couldn’t agree with the message more: “I deserve something beautiful.” That’s right.

[$58.00 Dogeared]

Three Ways To Smacking Lips

Sometimes, a lip stain just isn’t enough. This trio from Bare Escentuals contains a lip liner, lipstick, and lip gloss all in one package. So you can play around with different combinations depending on the look you want. Wear just the lipstick or gloss for an office-appropriate look, and then get a shiny, pigmented pout with all three for a night out on the town. We recommend this mauve color, which matches a variety of skin tones really well. And yes, lip liner is back!

[$30.00 Sephora]

Shopping Guide: Trinkets For Your Neck

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Pendant necklaces have been around forever, but they’re getting even more creative lately. Owls, koi fish, and snakes galore — these necklaces just make us want to accessorize all day! Layer them or wear just one because these eye-catching pieces are right for any occasion. Take a look at the crazy creatures and designs before adding a new charm to your favorite chain.

11 Elevator Styles: Which One Pushes Your Buttons?

Elevators: We have a love/hate relationship with them. They spare us the stress of taking the stairs in heels, and they get us where we need to go at the push of a button. Yet, there’s something about them we just can’t stand. Perhaps it’s the people we must share such a tiny space with? No one is completely comfortable in the confined cubicles, ourselves included. Call us picky, but sometimes, you just can’t win on a lift. Find out which elevator style really grinds your gears after the jump. Keep reading »

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