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Hautelinks: Week of 1/30/14


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* If you are snooze button-addicted (what college student isn’t?), HuffPo shows you how to kick the snooze habit.

* Also from HuffPo, a really powerful piece on life lessons. So many important ones to remember!

* 10 Tips for a Productive Life, from A Beautiful Mess.

* If you’re looking to spruce up your room or apartment, Domaine Home lists some lovely and luxe-looking IKEA hacks to try.

* Since Spring Break is approaching, Cosmopolitan shows you how to afford your dream vacation, with tons of fantastic tips and sites to use.

* And for you jet-setters, beauty tips for passport photos, from Lily Pebbles. Oh, we wish we’d seen this sooner!

* And if you’ll be heading to Europe with said gorgeous passport, why not try to visit one of the most beautiful villages on the continent?

* Hahaha: If Cards Against Humanity Was Written for Fashion, from WhoWhatWear. I wish these cards existed!

* With the Winter Olympics approaching, FabSugar has all the details on the Ralph Lauren-designed uniforms for Team USA.

* Definitely love this delicate chain ring tutorial from I SPY DIY.

* Wow! This artist’s “request drawings” are hilarious and inspiring. (And here’s the original source, plus where to request a drawing – thanks to CF reader Lucy!)

* From Fashionista, the coolest new beauty apps to check out now.

* 23 Types of People You’re Friends With on Facebook. Oh, so true.

* In case you haven’t seen it, this Duracell commercial featuring the Seattle Seahawks’ Derrick Coleman, is both moving and inspiring.

* 6 Actually Helpful Things No One Tells You Before You Go To College, from Thought Catalog. Some are common knowledge but still a good read for HS seniors.

* For those with ambiguous relationship statuses: Signs You’re MaybeKindOfSortOf In a Relationship, from Buzzfeed.

* OMG: 15 Very Unique Ryan Gosling Items You Can Buy on Etsy. These would make amazing gag gifts for girlfriends.

* One more from Buzzfeed: The 50 Best TV Quotes of 2013, in GIF form, naturally.

* If your basic blues are feeling boring, Stylecaster has 60 ways to style a simple pair of blue jeans.

* Ever wondered what musical you should star in? Buzzfeed’s handy quiz will tell you. (I got Oklahoma – love!)

* ELLE shows you how to wear the berry lipstick trend, one of our favorite looks right now.

* So simple and so helpful: A cheat sheet for mixing and matching your wardrobe, from WhoWhatWear.

* So much delicious: Top Ten Oreo Recipes, from Spoonful.

* And, um, speaking of delicious, this recipe for warm chocolate chip cookie stuffed pretzels (yes!) will probably make you want to lick your computer screen.

* Watch guys try to guess how much bras cost. The results are – predictably – hilarious.

* Haha, this new Dannon Oikos Superbowl ad featuring a “Full House” cast reunion is too funny (and a little bit racy)!

* And speaking of the Superbowl, here are some (semi) healthy snacks to make for any parties you’re hosting or attending.

* If you love celebrity style, you’ll adore these cheap (well, for celebs anyway) celebrity fashion finds.

* We love this adorable and non-cheesy Valentine’s Day printable from Persia Lou.

* And speaking of Valentine’s Day, we’re loving just about everything on The Glitter Guide’s V-Day wish list.

* For our fellow Moss-obsessors, Kate’s tips for being well-dressed, via Racked.

* Awww! <3 These nuns are our heroes.

* And finally, it’s impossible to look at this set of GIFs and not squeal just a little.

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6 Responses to “Hautelinks: Week of 1/30/14”

  1. 1
    January 30th, 2014 at 6:25 pm

    Link for the “request drawings”:

    Where to request a drawing:

  2. 2
    January 30th, 2014 at 6:26 pm

    The link to A Beautiful Mess doesn’t work

  3. 3
    January 30th, 2014 at 6:53 pm

    Lucy – Thank you! I knew I had seen these somewhere before. Updated the post!

    Taylor – Thanks for pointing that out! I’m trying to fix but the URL has weird characters and WordPress is stripping them out (and it’s stripping them out of this comment when I try to paste the URL here). Gonna it – hope that will work!

  4. 4
    January 30th, 2014 at 6:58 pm

    Update: Fixed the link to A Beautiful Mess – URL shorteners FTW.

  5. 5
    January 31st, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    The original link for the amazing box artist is here:
    The store is here:

    I wonder if he takes requests still! Love the classic cool of his clothing.

    As always, wonderful links! They keep me entertained!

  6. 6
    February 4th, 2014 at 12:07 pm

    Thanks so much for including my watercolor Valentine’s print!

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