Hautelinks: Week of 1/19/12

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A Pair & A Spare shares tips on how to use your weekly diary/planner to stay more organized in 2012!

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The New York Times reviews the best mascaras with strangely shaped brushes. Did your fave make the list?

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Is this fall's new "it bag"? R29 discusses the Jil Sander Lunch Bag. Personally, I think it's adorable and funny but probably not worth investing in...

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The Coveteur shares a peek inside the studios of Massaro, the "fashion house responsible for creating the iconic black-and-beige shoe synonymous with CHANEL." Super inspiring, especially if you love all things Chanel.

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5 Ways to Create a Winter Spa Retreat at Home, from Beautylish. Love this idea!

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Already Pretty shows you How to Splurge Responsibly. Every college girl should read this, seriously.

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How to Sew Your Own Mittens, from A Beautiful Mess.

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Although it's super old, we just discovered this hairstyle tutorial that involves twisting your hair to make a cool faux "headband" - very cool.

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One more oldie but goodie (how had we never seen this before?): The Best Chocolate Mousse of Your Life in Under 5 Minutes. Um, we're in!

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Okay, ONE more we hadn't seen before: The Girl's Guide to Curating a Super Cool Jewelry Collection, from Styleite.

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Speaking of food, Emily from Cupcakes & Cashmere shows you how to make the prettiest Rice Krispies Treats ever.

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Also from Cupcakes &Cashmere: An amazing floral arrangement tutorial.

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Two words: Missoni Nails! We love you, Beauty Department. Yes, yes we do.

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Make your own bird wall art collage! Would make awesome dorm decor on the cheap.

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If that's not your style, why not create a wall full of polaroids?

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Aaand while we're on the subject of wall decor, this Valentine's Day DIY Tissue Paper Wall Heart is probably the cutest V-Day decoration OF ALL TIME.

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Got a few minutes to kill? Test your reaction time with this fun flash game. (Bonus: Cute sheep graphics!)

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From Cracked: The 5 Most Insane Original Uses of Famous Products. The Lysol one is nightmare-worthy, but bubble wrap as wallpaper? Genius!

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Need to spice up your wardrobe? Refinery 29 has cute spring jewelry under $50 a pop.

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Also from R29, 13 Tops to Help You Get Your Flirt On. Cute!

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The 5 Products Every Woman Must Have in Her Makeup Bag, from Glamour. Agreed on all 5, especially #1.

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Pockets feeling a little lighter after buying your books for this semester? Cosmo has 5 Websites That Will Help You Save Money.

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CollegeCandy demystifies the art of the faux bob. I have to say, I've tried this myself and it's totally doable, but seriously time-consuming. Don't do this on a whim...

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Another great hair tutorial: Carrie Bradshaw Waves! These look surprisingly simple.

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If you've tried and failed to figure out your best makeup colors, fear not: Real Simple lists makeup shades that look good on EVERYONE. Yes, everyone!

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DIY alert: A Pair & a Spare created a printed cut out dress from just a knee-length skirt. It's definitely a sexy look but would be great for summer days at the beach.

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One more cool DIY: Givenchy Horn Earrings - perfect for adding edge to any look.

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How to Add Photo Albums to Your iPhone. I just figured out how to do this and it's a game changer.

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If you have a girly sense of style, you will absolutely LOVE this pretty pink apartment, via Miss Moss.

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Related: Fresh Ideas to Make ANY Small Space Feel Larger, from Apartment Therapy.

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And if you are a super organized freak like me, you will adore these photos of color-coded everything. Be still my heart!

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Gal Meets Glam shares a few of her favorite Etsy shops. We're always browsing Etsy, so this was perfect.

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If you need some new tunes to listen to at the gym, Lauren Conrad shared her favorite workout mix this week.

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Okay, until we were sent this link, we had no idea Nick Cannon even had a pop culture website. And we still don't know why this particular post is on there, but whatever, it's cool: Extreme Sidewalk Chalk - pretty impressive.