This is what I call my “Frankenstein manicure”. I went through a green phase for a month or so and most of the manicure pictures I’ve taken involve green nail polish of some kind.
As for a link round up? I haven’t done one of this in awhile, so this one is pretty crazy long…
My obsession with lace strikes again! So how about a super cute lace heart sweater DIY?
Lace not your thing (gasp)? How about DIY floral boots? That sounds like fun (and it looks so pretty)!
Or if you’re into pearls. This DIY pearl encrusted v-neck is stunning. Of course, it’s a slightly more complicated DIY.
Ever heard about the Manic Pixie Dream Girl? I remembered discussing this at some point in college, then promptly forgot about it. Thanks NPR for reminding me!
To help you with your blog: PSS has done a follow-up to her “Secrets to Successful Fashion Blogging.” Check it out here. Also, here are some great ways stunning outdoor photos.
Okay, lets get back to DIY now. Because who doesn’t want to DIY everything?
Maybe you want a Peter Pan collar necklace? Or how about elbow patches on a sweater or long sleeve shirt you own?
And you know you want a DIY geometric necklace. And you’ll need some earrings to go with it, so these cute DIY button studs should do the trick. And to round out your look, you’ll need some DIY button statement rings! (Okay, you might not want to wear all of them together…)
If you read nothing else in here, READ THIS. A seriously fascinating interview that Gala Darling did with a 22 year old escort. I really hope there’s a second interview, because I was totally glued to my screen while reading this.
The evolution of the shoe… okay, not really. But this look at shoes from the past is pretty cool.
I love anything equestrian, so here’s some ways to work equestrian style into your outfits.
Okay, now let’s talk about food. If you love cupcakes… here’s how to do mermaid tails for your cupcakes!
If you eat salads for lunch, or you know, whenever, have you ever tried making your own salad dressing? Here are three different ones!
Hankering for chocolate? These easiest ever brownies are just for you!
These oatmeal smoothies would make a great breakfast.
Though this is my favorite foodie thing I’ve found recently, and just in time for Valentine’s Day: Red Velvet Hot Chocolate (You can’t tell me your mouth didn’t start salivating upon hearing that).
Also–oh yeah, Valentine’s Day is Tuesday. Why not check out these strange Valentine’s Day gifts? Or maybe some perfumes? Oh, and here’s a beauty guide. Yup, I got you covered.
Also, as a glasses wearing girl, I really appreciated this video from the Beauty Department: Makeup for Glasses.
I love how Meagan of Love Meagan dealt with some haters she ran across: she used it to write a blog post!
Tips on how to try out the backward cardigan trend. I don’t know if I’ll be trying this, but I’m going to say “never” either.
I’d love to try this at my next place. It seems like such an easy way to organize and store your spices!
This DIY photo chain is also a good way to spice up your apartment walls. (ha, you see what I did there right? Spice? Nevermind…)
From College Fashion: 7 Must-Visit Fashion Museums.
And then, since we’re all lazy sometimes: styling jeans and t-shirt.
And for when you’re feeling not-so-lazy, this simple twisted updo is for you!
Lastly, there were all borrowed from other link-ups:
How about literary nails art?! Seriously in love. (via)
Need to witty comeback when someone asks why you’re so dressed up? Here you go! (via)
Got an item in your closet that doesn’t fit? Here’s how to fake it. (via)
And lastly, if you’re single on Valentine’s Day here’s some fun stuff to do. Also, remember that you don’t need a relationship to be happy! (Personally, I’m really excited since this is my first V-day being single in over 5 years!).