Hautelinks: Week of 6/20/13

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For you Game of Thrones fans, Lucky Mag shows you how to get the best braided hairstyles from the show!

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21 Actors Who Almost Got the Part, from Buzzfeed. Woah!

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These layered ice cubes are so adorable and the perfect way to dress up any cold beverage this summer.

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And if you're 21-plus and need some beverage ideas, these summer cocktails from Cupcakes + Cashmere might be just the thing.

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CF reader Vanessa sent in this article about the current status of the music industry and a look at what it's really like to be an artist these days. Fascinating reading!

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9 Ways Money Can Buy Happiness, from The Simply Luxurious Life.

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If you're lucky enough to be traveling to the City of Lights this summer (hi, jealous!), keep these Paris safety tips in mind.

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NYC Councilwoman Introduces Plan to Make Buying Counterfeit Handbags a Crime. What do you think of the proposal?

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For those of you who commented on our throwback fashion trends post, you'll love these ways to make your basic hoop earrings more interesting.

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Also from Brit + Co, 40 Genius No-Sew DIY Projects and some Cute Pinterest Hairstyle Ideas to try.

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For those summer BBQs, A Girl's Guide to Grilling.

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From The Beauty Department, how to curl your eyelashes with a spoon! Honestly, the mere idea of spoons near eyes just makes me cringe, but it is a good trick to have in your arsenal.

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A Beautiful Mess shows you how to make some gorgeous leather hair clips.

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Another cute DIY to try: Studded Satchel, from Glitter n Glue.

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19 Ways to Make Mornings Less Terrible, from Thought Catalog. Great ideas if you're not a morning person.

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From Buzzfeed, What It Was Like Growing Up With Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen. Raise your hand if you nodded your head at almost all of these…

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Stripes + Sequins did some super gorgeous DIY crystal drop earrings that we're dying to make ourselves.

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Modern technology is great, but it can also create some serious turn-offs. (Poking = no.)

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Speaking of which, here are The 10 Ways That Men Text Women. So true!

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Hahah, this is also "so true" and so funny: What Goes Through My Mind Every Time I Get Frozen Yogurt.

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Sun printing is such a cool idea! Need to try this.

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Cute! DIY iPad cover from a composition notebook.

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Last one from Buzzfeed, promise: A Real Person Tests 5 Popular Pinterest Beauty Trends… and the results are surprising, in a good way!

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Adam Levine's new perfume ad is a definite departure from your typical "celebrity fragrance" ads.

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Birchbox has some great travel beauty tips from some pretty cool ladies.

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And speaking of travel, The Beauty Department has some lovely travel makeup tips for summer vacays.

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5 Ways to Make Over Your Look Without Spending a Dime, from Lauren Conrad.

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From Cracked, and just in time for the latest summer blockbuster, 5 Terrible Lessons We Learned from Superman Movies.

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And finally, KITTENS!!! (I would have gotten both, too. It's OK.)